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Death with dignity

Death with dignity

When end-of-life wishes collide with untenable costs

By | Posted May 24, 2017

You’re full of shit, and you’re going to have to deal with that

You’re full of shit, and you’re going to have to deal with that

Having a colonoscopy? Those bowel cleanses remain a necessary inconvenience, but doctors are working to make them less unpleasant

By | Posted April 19, 2017

I got drunk off of absinthe and didn’t hallucinate. What gives?

I got drunk off of absinthe and didn’t hallucinate. What gives?

Historical reports of “absinthism” probably just described severe alcoholism

By | Posted March 29, 2017

Does your baby have a heart-shaped tongue?

Does your baby have a heart-shaped tongue?

Here’s what you need to know if your baby has a condition called tongue-tie

By | Posted March 13, 2017

Five myths of miscarriages

Five myths of miscarriages

What you don’t know about miscarriages, and how you likely believe more myths than you realize

By | Posted March 6, 2017

Behind the smoke: three things to know about e-cigarettes

Behind the smoke: three things to know about e-cigarettes

Is vaping a safe way to stop smoking or a gateway to the habit? Experts have different things to say

By | Posted February 22, 2017

A minor problem with medical marijuana

A minor problem with medical marijuana

Parents want it — and get it — but pediatricians are concerned about giving medical marijuana to kids

By | Posted February 15, 2017

Can a diet prevent Alzheimer's Disease?

Can a diet prevent Alzheimer’s Disease?

Studies suggest that heart-healthy diets also associate with a healthy brain

By | Posted February 6, 2017

Experts look beyond soda tax solutions for obesity crisis

Experts look beyond soda tax solutions for obesity crisis

Higher taxes on sugary drinks could reduce obesity globally, but non-financial alternatives might work too

By | Posted January 30, 2017

Cancer’s pain and the concern of opioid addiction

Cancer’s pain and the concern of opioid addiction

Drugs play a crucial role in making cancer treatment bearable — but they need to be administered carefully

By | Posted January 27, 2017

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