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8/28/2015 3:45:53 AM

In a quandary that stalks oncology, procedures that prolong lives also impair them. Yet cancer patients who must forfeit quality of life to gain quantity of life rarely receive adequate warning before treatment or guidance afterward.

8/27/2015 2:53:01 PM

Are we putting young athletes at risk when we urge them to drink lots of fluids during steamy sports practices and games?

8/26/2015 9:45:27 AM

So-called math-anxious parents who provided frequent help on homework actually hurt their children by passing on their anxiety, a study found.

8/25/2015 3:19:23 PM

Being married to a narcissist can be tough. But it’s even tougher if you try to divorce a narcissist, which is the topic of the latest Well Book Club.

8/25/2015 8:29:19 AM

A new review of 30 placebo-controlled studies found that epidural steroid injections provided some short-term relief, but no more.

8/24/2015 3:00:48 PM

Parkland Hospital in Dallas was built to accommodate the growing number of obese patients that hospitals across the country increasingly care for.

8/24/2015 1:41:57 PM

Young brains are particularly susceptible to injury in athletics, accounting for half of all emergency room visits by children aged 8 through 13.

8/24/2015 7:53:53 AM

The decision by a prominent medical journal to publish an anonymous essay recounting appalling behavior by doctors while a patient was unconscious has sparked debate in the medical community.

8/21/2015 11:33:05 AM

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8/21/2015 9:27:35 AM