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Yesterday, as part of its "Forty Years' War" series on the fight against cancer, the New York Times tackled the problem of clinical trials. Nobody's …

I realized a long time ago that there's a downside to someone like me - a complete hypochondriac - covering the cancer beat at a …

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Twin brothers working in labs 2,260 miles apart are part of a team of scientists who found a simple way to reverse the effects of …

Yesterday was a busy day for celebrity media coverage, with actress Farrah Fawcett losing her battle with cancer and King of Pop Michael Jackson dying …

The World Health Organization has officially declared a swine-flu pandemic. While somewhat anti-climactic from a news perspective, the action does promise to spur accelerated development …

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An insightful post by John Trimmer on the site "Ars Technica" highlights a fascinating analysis in PLoS Biology about why many have come to believe …

Don't take that call just yet. Researchers in Turkey who tested the cellular phones of 200 doctors and nurses in hospital intensive care units and …

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There's an incredibly interesting post on Health Disparities discussing the Corrupted Blood virtual pandemic on World of Warcraft, the popular massively multiplayer online role-playing game. …

Amid the furor over swine flu, a very important bit of health policy news seems to have been buried. President Obama just appointed a new …

Photo by Eneas So, did you get that flu shot yet that you were supposed to get five or six months ago? A report today …

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Having hailed from Wisconsin, I'm a pretty big football fan. (I don't exactly bleed green-and-gold, but let's just say it runs in the Cheese State-family …