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Fake organs need fake tubes

Sep 16, 2011
German scientists are using 3D printing technology to print blood vessels that efficiently supply nutrients to artificial organs. The missing link...
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Cure for Tinnitus?

Sep 16, 2011
Researchers think they've found a new way to cure tinnitus, the constant ear-ringing that some people suffer from. It's believed that the ringing...
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A medical mecca rises in suburban Detroit

Sep 15, 2011
And creates thousands of health care jobs. But at what cost?
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Pain detection machine invented

Sep 14, 2011
Researchers at Stanford University have invented a pain detector. They can now tell if someone is in pain using brain scans and that means they don...
Posted In: Health, medicine, pain
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New medical codes offer more detail

Sep 13, 2011
Walked into a lamppost? Yeah, there's a medical code for that. The Wall Street Journal's Anna Mathews discusses why the medical coding system is getting a makeover.
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Animated Short: The Amazing Health Care Arms Race

Sep 13, 2011
At the crossroads of our national debate about jobs and our national debate about health care debt... Is the (fictional) city of Hobbs. Its ...
Posted In: animation, cartoon, dr suess, drsuess, Health, health care, Jobs, medicaid, Medicare, politics, video
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Study finds high doctor fees to blame for growing U.S. health care costs

Sep 8, 2011
The cost of health care has grown astronomically in the U.S., and a new study finds that high doctor fees are to blame.
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Freakonomics: Fetal genetic testing raises big questions

Aug 23, 2011
Freakonomics correspondent Stephen Dubner explains the unexpected consequences of predetermining your baby's genetics.
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Big tobacco sues federal government

Aug 17, 2011
Four of the five biggest U.S. tobacco companies are suing to avoid a new law requiring graphic labels on cigarette packs starting next year. The companies say those labels violate free speech because they require them to carry a government-sponsored appeal to not use their legal product.
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Health care spending has slowed, but reforms still needed

Aug 17, 2011
The rise in health care spending has tapered off, but this could be a bad thing. Companies are hiring less in uncertain times, and governments have to pick up the slack.
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