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Ending pain and suffering has helped several states pass “right-to-die” laws, but dying patients are more concerned about controlling how they die and dying with dignity.
Enrolling in Medicare is confusing and mind-boggling if you don’t act at the right time and avoid costly mistakes.
A survey of experienced physicians offer interns and residents suggestions about how to handle patients who are prejudiced.
WikiLeaks documents show a cautious speaker who tried to avoid compromises on policy.
But next year’s average premium increase is still high for Californians, and some will feel the sticker shock.
When New York increased its cigarette tax, smoking rates declined. California’s proposed increase of $2 a pack may, too, say researchers. The higher the tax, the more likely people are to quit.
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The federal government and the Covered California exchange remind people as they become eligible for Medicare to cancel their Obamacare coverage.
Zika virus infection changes both viral and human RNA, affecting the body’s immune response, say researchers at the University of California, San Diego.
Pricey and unproven therapies that sound too good to be true probably are.
States are contemplating whether access to IUD through post-delivery procedures could be an important step in curbing unintended pregnancies.
According to the neurobiologist heading a much-publicized effort funded by Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, putting scientists and engineers under one roof will be key.
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