Health quality for most Americans likely to fall

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This month a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that rising drug and alcohol overdoses, suicides, and disease... Read more

Is anesthesia bad for children's brains?

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I recently received a call from a father whose four-year-old daughter was scheduled to receive general anesthesia for a surgical procedure... Read more

Medical Mystery: For FDR, much more than 'bronchitis'

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Editor's note: In this presidential election year, Allan B. Schwartz, M.D., a professor of medicine in the Division of Nephrology & Hypertension... Read more

One reason why the obese keep eating when full

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In obese people, the intestines shut down production of uroguanylin, a hormone that helps send feelings of fullness to the brain. A new study... Read more

Unusual signs of potentially missed heart disease

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One of the most important pieces of advice given to new interns when they start working in a hospital for the first time, is this: “If... Read more

After medical device harm, getting your day in court

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On June 8, a bipartisan bill in the U.S. House of Representatives was proposed to allow citizens claiming they were harmed by certain medical... Read more

Hillary & Trump: Who's better/worse for affordable drug prices?

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Philadelphia tort attorney Stephen Sheller argues in his new book that the 2000 election of George W. Bush brought about what he calls "Pharmageddon... Read more

Medical Mystery: Severe pain, last rites for John F. Kennedy

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Editor's note: In this presidential election year, Allan B. Schwartz, M.D., a professor of medicine in the Division of Nephrology & Hypertension... Read more