Multitasking: More myth than magic

Why you may not be as good at juggling tasks as you think.

November 2, 2015 0
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Life after death

Joey Hirl passed through death's door, then turned around. His doctor and family consider it nothing short of a miracle.

November 2, 2015 27
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Breathing better with every note

Harmonicas tune up patients' lungs and spirits.

October 29, 2015 8
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The surgery you’ve never heard of

Nedene Bearss shares her story about how chronic kidney disease took her by surprise, and how her 'hero' saved her hand with his expertise.

October 16, 2015 3

Obesity not a factor in joint surgery safety

Recent studies indicate heavy patients need fewer blood transfusions, and did not have more complications.

October 8, 2015 0

Mouse study hints at new ‘male contraceptive’

Discovery could lead to a reversible, non-hormonal form of birth control for men.

October 7, 2015 0
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Holding his heart in his hands

'It's just amazing what they can do nowadays,' Nicholas Borgman mused while gazing at a 3-D version of the organ.

September 30, 2015 0
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Hip injuries plague young athletes

As working out and single-sport athletes grow in popularity, younger people are experiencing hip injuries that once afflicted only the elderly.

September 20, 2015 1
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A fixer receives the fix of a lifetime

Heart valve replacement gives David Ten Brink a new lease on life.

September 18, 2015 2

Capturing the healing process … in photos

Doctors devise and evolve a painless way to check an injury as it mends.

September 12, 2015 0
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Jessica, 11, undergoes transformation

Intricate surgery is the start of a fairy-tale ending for Illinois girl.

September 8, 2015 13

Breast conservation becomes a focus

More breast cancer patients opt for lumpectomy over mastectomy as research and treatments improve.

September 4, 2015 0