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  • What Consumers Should Know About Commercial DNA Testing

    For starters, find out what happens to the sample you submit.

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  • First-Aid Training Expands to Mental Health

    A program teaches people to identify and respond to others in emotional distress.

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  • Are Eggs Bad for You? Two Scientists Square Off

    Some experts say eggs, while tasty, aren’t worth the risk they pose to our heart health. Others say research has shown no correlation between egg consumption and increased risk for heart disease

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  • Is There a Limit to the Human Lifespan?

    Some researchers say there is a natural limit and we’ve reached it. Others say it might be possible to extend longevity by focusing on bioresilience.

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  • Should Doctors Routinely Talk to Patients About Gun Use?

    Advocates say it is a doctor’s job to keep patients safe from harm. Opponents say it might undermine trust between doctors and patients.

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  • Should the Government Limit a Physician’s Ability to Treat Patients With Opioids?

    Some say limits are needed to quell overprescribing, but others say that could leave too many people in pain.

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  • Should States Allow Insurers to Offer Bare-Bones Health Plans With Fewer Mandated Benefits?

    Some say it will give consumers the insurance they want but can’t buy now. Others say these plans may entice people who will later regret it.

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  • Is Robotic Prostate Surgery Better Than Traditional Surgery?

    Some doctors say it leads to less blood loss and faster recoveries, but others say traditional open surgery remains the gold standard.

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  • How to Provide Better Incentives to Organ Donors

    Three experts discuss strategies to address the shortage of organs available for people who need transplants.

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  • Is Screen Time Bad for Children’s Mental Health?

    When does screen time become harmful for adolescents? Three experts break down the research.

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  • Are Medicaid Work Requirements a Good Idea?

    Some experts argue that the government needs to incentivize people to find work. Others say work requirements are unnecessary and harmful.

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  • The Operating Room of the Future

    A host of changes hold out the promise that surgery will be more efficient, more effective and less risky for patients.

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  • DNA Testing Offers New Hope for Infants With Genetic Disease

    Studies suggest that whole-genome sequencing can be done more quickly and cheaply, offering fast diagnoses that can save ailing babies.

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  • When Are You Dead? And Who Decides?

    As more families challenge doctors who declare a loved one brain-dead, physicians are changing their approach.

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  • New Promise for Bone-Marrow Transplants

    Companies hope advances will make the procedure safer and more effective—as well as useful against more diseases.

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  • AI Tools Help the Blind Tackle Everyday Tasks

    A host of products promise to radically change the lives of the visually impaired.

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  • Brain Surgeons Get a Better View From Augmented Reality

    By blending digital imagery with the physical world, doctors can see deeper and faster, reducing the risk of error.

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  • Kaiser Permanente Cultivates the Digital Doctor-Patient Relationship

    Kaiser Permanente CIO Dick Daniels says the insurer and health-care provider is increasingly interacting with patients online.

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  • How Blockchain Could Help Lower Health Costs

    The digital ledger could replace fragmented data systems, simplifying record-keeping and improving care.

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  • For Those With Dementia, Help From Technology

    Sensors, tablets and other devices can make it easier to live independently for longer.

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  • Do Doctors and Nurses Skip Hand Washing? Cue the Video

    Researchers are studying technology that would let hospitals monitor staff 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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  • For the Elderly Who Are Lonely, Robots Offer Companionship

    Researchers are testing whether digital assistants can help older people stay healthy.

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  • For Scientists Seeking Research Backing, Crowdfunding May Be the Answer

    Researchers with a limited publishing history may be better off looking to the crowd rather than pursuing large grants from traditional sources.

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  • Telemedicine Reinvents the Visit to the School Nurse

    Technology lets the nurse tap into outside experts, often getting students back to class more quickly.

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  • The Heated Quest for Opioid Alternatives

    Drugmakers are pursuing a number of new drugs that show less risk of abuse, trying to kill the pain without causing the euphoria that leads to addiction.

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