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CHICAGO (AP) — New research suggests doctors are contacting patients on Internet dating sites and engaging in other unprofessional online behavior — and sometimes getting caught.
CHICAGO (AP) — Few people want to be wide awake during their colonoscopy exams, but new research suggests too many are getting extra sedation treatment, costing as much as $1 billion yearly in potentially needless services.
SINGAPORE (AP) — The head of the World Health Organization urged China on Tuesday to bolster controls on tobacco in a country where half of adult males smoke.
Advanced studies are now de rigueur for pros from pharmacists to audiologists.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lindsay Porter's kidneys were failing rapidly when a friend offered to donate one of his. Then she made an unusual request: Would he donate part of his immune system, too?
Would-be doctors, nurses, and other health professionals increasingly study together.
Six months is the ideal amount of time you should spend preparing for the MCAT.
CHICAGO (AP) — The first study to look at methamphetamine's potential lasting effects on children whose mothers used it in pregnancy finds these kids at higher risk for behavior problems than other children.
DENVER (AP) — Angeline Chilton says she can't drive unless she smokes pot.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The creation of California's stem cell agency in 2004 was greeted by scientists and patients as a turning point in a field mired in debates about the destruction of embryos and hampered by federal research restrictions.