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The Hartford CourantMark C. Stanberry was a psychiatrist who resisted the trend toward medication only, and instead concentrated on careful listening and helping his patients unravel their problems. It wasn't that he was against the pharmacopeia that has helped millions...
Since ancient times, surgeons have dreamed of transplanting healthy organs into patients disabled by disease and injury, but the human body's powerful immune system stymied all such attempts, leading many observers to conclude that the procedure was...
Contributing WriterThousands of people have related their stories of near-death experiences, perhaps the most popular in recent years being told by a pastor, Don Piper, “90 Minutes in Heaven,” 2004, and by a child, Colton Burpo, “Heaven is for Real,”...
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On the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's dramatic announcement about the presence of Soviet missiles in Cuba, the two presidential candidates met for a debate last Monday only 250 miles away in Boca Raton, Fla. Moderator Bob Schieffer...
Staff WriterYou call it November. They call it Movember. The mustache-growing event started in 2003 when a few men way down under in Australia decided to bring crumb catchers back in style (Mo is Aussie slang for mustache). Fast forward and the mustache movement has...
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CNNTaking a multivitamin may help prevent cancer in healthy middle-aged men, according to a new study published Wednesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The study Scientists at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School...
Staff WriterAs turbines rise in Ocotillo Wind Express, questions remain over the type of impacts the project will bring to the Valley and its westernmost community. Some fear about their health. But whether turbines do in fact pose health concerns is an issue...
Caltech biologist Sarkis Mazmanian has been awarded a MacArthur "genius" grant for his work on the human immune system, the university announced late Monday. Mazmanian will receive $500,000 as a MacArthur Fellow.His work reveals links between bacteria...
As obesity rates soar worldwide, the antidote may seem obvious: Eat less! Move more! But the common-sense approach hasn't been terribly effective, prompting some scientists to question the simplicity of the formula. Although personal decisions and self-...
I have this terrible habit — I keep hoping people will change. It's not like they ever do, but for some reason I keep going back to the well — and that well continues to be empty. Sound familiar? That's because according to experts, most of us...
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Until now, doctors have pretty much called the shots in the doctor-patient relationship. But change is on the way. Patients, say ahhhhh — it's about to be all about you. The new approach is called patient-centered care, and it's a very good thing,...
A recent study published in The New England Journal of Medicine reported that the popular antibiotic azithromycin raised the risk of irregular heart rhythms in some users. Azithromycin, often sold in a five-day dose known as a Z-Pak, is part of the...
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