Pokemon Go, going … gone

The virtual reality game had people up and moving all summer long—but even the best fads fizzle.

December 20, 2016 0
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Your top stories of 2016

From inspirational to informational, Health Beat delivers you a daily dose of stories you don't want to miss. Here are the best of the best.

December 19, 2016 0
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Life resumes for Lilly

A year after a bone marrow transplant, Lilly Vanden Bosch's life returns to normal.

December 16, 2016 3

FDA eases hearing aid rules

Changes could mean the devices are easier to obtain—and less costly.

December 16, 2016 0

Here a scan, there a scan, everywhere a scan, scan

Is too much radiation exposure dangerous? Our experts weigh in.

December 15, 2016 0

Real power in positive thinking

Study finds that people who expect good things may actually lower their risk of disease.

December 15, 2016 0
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‘It’s worth a shot’

Instead of a hysterectomy, some women might qualify for a less-invasive procedure that essentially starves fibroids.

December 14, 2016 0
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‘I think it’s a God thing’

When he couldn't afford treatment, a clinical trial prolonged Jim Blum's life so he could later be matched to a lung transplant.

December 12, 2016 3

Are you a Secret Santa or a Grinch?

Brain scans may tell the tale as research suggests there's a 'Christmas spirit' nerve network in our noggins.

December 12, 2016 0

‘The very definition of a miracle’

Quick action by Peter Lombardo’s teachers saved the 17-year-old when he suffered a sudden cardiac arrest.

December 9, 2016 9
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‘I’ve got to keep going’

With a love of hobos and an aversion to technology, Claud Wolff seemed the least likely guy to find solace in the high-tech MedNow.

December 9, 2016 0

New gadget processes perspiration

Flexible device sticks to your skin as it analyzes your sweat, then sends the data straight to your smartphone.

December 5, 2016 0