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  • Does a doctor's gender affect your chance of survival?

    CHICAGO – What if your doctor’s gender could influence your chance of surviving a visit to the hospital?
    Dec. 27, 2016 - 3:18 pm
  • Britain OKs making babies from DNA of 3 people in some cases

    LONDON – Britain’s fertility regulator has approved controversial techniques allowing doctors to create babies using DNA from three people – what it c ...
    Dec. 27, 2016 - 3:17 pm
  • Healthy habits lower blood pressure naturally

    Only about half of Americans with high blood pressure are achieving the recommended blood pressure reading of below 140/90, says the American Heart As ...
    Dec. 27, 2016 - 12:09 pm
  • What you can do for a wrist fracture

    In the Midwest, we associate winter with snowy and icy conditions. As winter arrives, adults need to pay attention to their environment to avoid falls ...
    Dec. 27, 2016 - 11:04 am
  • Atwater: Home improvement projects inspired by addiction

    I think I have evidence that alcoholism can be treated by redesigning your home or repurposing existing living space.
    Dec. 25, 2016 - 5:30 am
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