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Leprosy: An ancient disease which still affects millions of people today

Over 200,000 people are diagnosed and treated for leprosy each year. It’s most prevalent in the developing world, where living conditions are poor and...

The difference between placebos and prayer

PETALUMA, CA, May 1, 2017 – "The difference between placebos and prayer," said Dr. Harold Koenig during a workshop he was giving at Duke...

Four Indicators of a High Emotional Intelligence

Emotional intelligence can mean the difference between behaving in a socially acceptable way and being considered to be way out of line. While most...

FDA List Of Fraudulent Products Claiming To Treat, Cure Cancer

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration posted warning letters addressed to 14 U.S.-based companies illegally selling more than 65 products that fraudulently claim to...

Why You’re Tired Even Though You Sleep 8 Hours A Night

Feeling well rested is something very few of us actually experience. It may seem like you’re still tired even after getting that recommended eight...

How a Muslim medical student response to something hateful a patient...

Sara H. Rahman "Mr. Douglas?" I call out into the waiting room. A short, grey-haired man in his sixties staggers towards me, bracing his back...

Ethiopia Declares Another Diarrhea Outbreak

Ethiopia has declared an outbreak of acute watery diarrhea, also known as AWD, in the country's Somali region, where people are already struggling to...

We Fact-Checked Lawmakers’ Letters to Constituents on Health Care

This story was co-published with Kaiser Health News, Stat and Vox. When Louisiana resident Andrea Mongler wrote to her senator, Bill Cassidy, in support...

The Unseen Advantage To Having A Child Later In Life

Women may feel societal, and biological, pressure to have children while they are still in their 20s and early 30s, but new research suggests...

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