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The latest research reveals a number of benefits of aspirin use, some disappointments—and a few risks.
CHICAGO (AP) — New research suggests doctors are contacting patients on Internet dating sites and engaging in other unprofessional online behavior — and sometimes getting caught.
CHICAGO (AP) — Few people want to be wide awake during their colonoscopy exams, but new research suggests too many are getting extra sedation treatment, costing as much as $1 billion yearly in potentially needless services.
SINGAPORE (AP) — The head of the World Health Organization urged China on Tuesday to bolster controls on tobacco in a country where half of adult males smoke.
Advanced studies are now de rigueur for pros from pharmacists to audiologists.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lindsay Porter's kidneys were failing rapidly when a friend offered to donate one of his. Then she made an unusual request: Would he donate part of his immune system, too?
Would-be doctors, nurses, and other health professionals increasingly study together.
Six months is the ideal amount of time you should spend preparing for the MCAT.
CHICAGO (AP) — The first study to look at methamphetamine's potential lasting effects on children whose mothers used it in pregnancy finds these kids at higher risk for behavior problems than other children.