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A new study of 6,000 older patients shows little gain from surgeries for breast cancer.
A report, commissioned by officials in the American territory, finds initial estimates were far too low, and mortality rates in the six months after the storm were 20 percent higher than normal.
NYU is eliminating tuition for all of its medical students, going beyond a UCLA initiative that offers about one-fifth of its medical students a full ride. But critics question whether it is the best way to recruit a more diverse student pool or get young doctors to commit to primary care.
The Group Insurance Board reversed a decision made last year to bar coverage of transgender hormone therapy and surgery for public workers.
Up to two-thirds of residents in nursing homes may have impacted earwax, which can worsen hearing loss, falls and cognitive decline.
Overall, Californians are beating cancer for longer due to earlier detection and better treatment of the disease, a new study reveals. But the gains are not felt equally: Whites fare better than blacks, and younger patients better than older.
Researchers combined the number of suicide deaths with those associated with drug overdoses in an effort to better grasp the overlap between these two public health epidemics.
Among candidates running for Congress in upcoming elections are a smattering of left-leaning physicians who present a stark contrast to the predominantly Republican physicians currently in office.
A Texas teacher, 44, faces a “balance bill” of almost twice his annual salary for a heart attack he never expected to have.
Women who are pregnant or breastfeeding should not use marijuana because of serious concerns about neurological consequences for children, the American Academy of Pediatrics said on Monday.