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Posted: Jun 10, 2013
It has been well understood for quite some time now that the continuous or chronic experience of pain is often associated with significant mood changes. In particular, the incidence of depression accompanying chronic pain has been widely considered to be quite high. What we are... Read More
Posted: Jun 09, 2013
If you were unaware caffeine was creeping into foods until last month, when Wrigley was blasted for putting the stimulant in a new gum, here's the latest buzz. The growing list of so-called energy foods includes such famous names as Frito-Lay's Cracker Jack'D. There's also... Read More
Posted: Jun 09, 2013
It's not every day that a movie star says "cancer" and "cunnilingus" to a reporter, so Michael Douglas probably should have known his frankness would become fodder for bloggers, tweeters, and late-night comics. In any case, his revelation last week that his throat cancer was... Read More
Posted: Jun 09, 2013
Political and legal pressure have won Sarah Murnaghan and Javier Acosta better odds of getting a lung transplant before cystic fibrosis can kill them, but the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia patients still must wait in a very complicated line defined by age, geography, blood... Read More
Posted: Jun 08, 2013
At just 12 years old, Sally Jordan has spent a third of her young life tormented by a mystery illness that wracked her body with disabling pain and forced her to give up dancing and other activities she loved. She remembers spending days confined to her bed with fevers,... Read More
Posted: Jun 07, 2013
A federal judge intervened Thursday to improve the odds that a second dying child could get a lung transplant from an adult donor in a fast-moving drama that has tugged at the public's heartstrings while raising concerns among ethicists. Just a day earlier, lawyers had... Read More
Posted: Jun 06, 2013
Elizabeth Montroy successfully balanced her chemotherapy with concerns over her babies' health.
Posted: Jun 06, 2013
ATLANTA • Doctors have known for some time that a sexually spread virus can cause some types of oral cancer. But actor Michael Douglas’ comments on his own throat cancer in a newspaper story M…
Posted: Jun 06, 2013
Researchers estimate that more than 10 percent of the population (27 million Americans) have some osteoarthritis.
Posted: Jun 06, 2013
A federal judge in Philadelphia ordered the government Wednesday to suspend a lung allocation rule so that 10-year-old Sarah Murnaghan could be considered for donated lungs from adults. Judge Michael Baylson granted a 10-day temporary restraining order in response to a lawsuit... Read More


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