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Federal stimulus funds are beginning to be distributed, and among the initial awards from the National Institutes of Health are 18 projects at Stanford, ranging …

Champion of bed-side medicine, Abraham Verghese, MD, advises his medical students at Stanford to meet their patients first then scour the overwhelming amounts of medical …

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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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Year: 1994 Setting: Chevron hospital in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea Position: Chief Medical Officer 2 a.m., a nurse wakes me up: Doc, there …

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Kaiser Health News, a news service from Kaiser Family Foundation, launched today, and Bob Laszewski at Health Care Policy and Marketplace Review is an early …

Some health care activists are frustrated that a single-payer system isn't being seriously considered by those tackling health care reform in Washington. An interesting article …

Safety checklists help pilots navigate takeoffs and landings, keep military operations on track and prevent nuclear power plants from melting down. Now, checklists are moving …

Mashable had an interesting post this morning about data visualization on the iPhone. On the list was Ziostation, which allows users to manipulate CT images …

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 …

I stopped weighing myself about 8 months into my pregnancy (it just became too depressing after awhile), but there is good reason for mothers-to-be to …