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As Congress debates health-care reform legislation, they are trying to strike the right balance between governmental intervention and letting the free market hold sway. Which …

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At around 11:30 a.m. this morning our data center experienced problems that resulted in an outage of all School of Medicine web sites. As you …

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We're signing off for the the Thanksgiving holiday and we'll resume posting on Monday, November 30. All of us at Scope want to wish our …

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According to a 2009 study published in the American Journal of Medicine, 62 percent of all bankruptcies in 2007 were because of medical costs, and …

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At a time when patients nationwide are getting older, sicker and heavier, nurses also are aging, with micro tears and back injuries that result from …

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Recently, I've had occasion to ask several different scientists on several different projects why their particular lines of research haven't been studied more. Unsurprisingly, the …

You're not likely to get well at the hospital if you can't sleep. A new program at Stanford Hospital & Clinics recognizes this fundamental idea …

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Lambda Legal, the gay rights organization, has filed a federal lawsuit that could challenge policies at hospitals nationwide. The suit against Jackson Memorial Hospital in …

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Over at Well, blogger Tara Parker-Pope made reference to the president's recent comments about the economy's impact on all of us. During last night's speech, …

Here's an interesting use of text messaging: NHS Hounslow, a British primary care organization, is experimenting with free, self-service home Chlamydia tests that send back …

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