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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 …

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 …

The first hour of yesterday's Forum (on KQED-FM) was dedicated to women's health and the NIH's attempts to establish research priorities in this area. That …

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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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. …

With less than a month to go before my delivery date, maternal deaths are probably the last thing I should be reading about. But a …

Six years after rules went into effect that restricted the long hours worked by many physicians in training, the Institute of Medicine is calling for …

Also lost in the swine-flu shuffle this week was some pretty interesting sleep-disorder news. Emmanuel Mignot, MD, PhD, a well-known narcolepsy researcher, and colleagues have …

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 …

Researchers at Stanford and across the country are rushing to file their proposals for the NIH's Challenge Grant Program. The $200-million program, established as part …

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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