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What Does It Mean To Die?

Before having her tonsils removed, Jahi McMath, a thirteen-year-old African-American girl from Oakland, California, asked her doctor, Frederick Rosen, about his credentials. “How many times have you done this surgery?” Hundreds of times, Rosen said. “Did you get enough sleep last night?” He’d slept fine, he responded.

Lupus a Tough Disease to Spot, Treat

Lupus is difficult to diagnose and treat, but scientists are working to learn more about its genetic causes and to develop better treatments.

If The Fetal Heartbeat Bill Passes, What Happens To The University Of Iowa OB-GYN Residency?

They had just interviewed the next wave of promising new candidates when leaders of the University of Iowa obstetrics and gynecology residency program — the only of its kind in the state — learned that they may soon no longer have a program.

Non-Profit Generic Drug Venture Could Include Third Of Hospital Market

A non-profit generic drug company led by some well-known U.S. hospital systems and the Department of Veterans Affairs is trying to expand the market for inexpensive medicines — fast.

California Enacts Right to Die Law

California on Thursday becomes the fifth and largest state in the country to allow terminally ill patients to end their own lives.

NIH Commits $7 Million To Study Chiropractic Care For Vets

Scientists at the Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research (PCCR), along with partner organizations, received a $1.46 million award from the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health and the Office of Research on Women’s Health at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Inside The Dangers Of K2, Synthetic Marijuana

It’s called K2, synthetic marijuana, and it has caused a cluster of deaths in Chicago. Three arrests were reported over Easter weekend after large amounts of K2 being sold at a convenience store were discovered to be contaminated with a toxic compound used as rat poison.

Poor Grades Tied To Class Times That Don't Match Our Biological Clocks

It may be time to tailor students’ class schedules to their natural biological rhythms, according to a new study from UC Berkeley and Northeastern Illinois University.

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