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The new technique could extend the period that human organs can be safely stored before being transplanted into another person. (Getty Images)

Study: New ‘Supercooling’ Technique Helps Preserve Organs

The research could be a breakthrough in the way human organs are handled for transplantation.

07/01/2014

65-year-old Vivian Gagliano said a surgical mistake at Danbury Hospital in 2008 put her into a month-long coma. (KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Redding Woman Wins $12 Million In Malpractice Case

65-year-old Vivian Gagliano said a surgical mistake at Danbury Hospital in 2008 put her into a month-long coma.

05/30/2014

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Shakira and Blake Shelton to Perform Together at the ACM Awards

The two artists will perform their duet “Medicine” live during the 49th annual ACM Awards this Sunday.

03/31/2014

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Next Health Care Effort: To Streamline Care Delivery

By SUSAN HAIGH, Associated Press WALLINGFORD, Conn. (AP) _ While Connecticut embraced setting up a health insurance exchange and expanding Medicaid eligibility faster than many other places, the state has lagged behind when it comes […]

10/06/2013

File photo of a doctor wearing a stethoscope. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Study: Patients Are Less Trusting Of Obese Doctors

Researchers have learned that patients are less likely to trust their doctors if the practitioners appear to be out of shape.

03/22/2013

File photo of a brain X-ray. (Photo by MARCO LONGARI/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Stress Causes Brain To Shrink

A new study has found that living a stressful life may lead to shrinking in important parts of the brain.

11/30/2012

File photo of a steak. (Photo by JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Eating Meat May Increase Risk Of Breast Cancer In White People

Researchers at the Cancer Institute of New Jersey found preliminary evidence that the consumption of red meat and poultry could increase the risk of breast cancer – but only in white women.

11/11/2012

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DEA Announces Old Prescription Medicine Collection Numbers

A prescription drug collection sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Administration and local police departments across the country last month is being deemed a success.

05/10/2011

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