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Blood supply is running low

Jul 18, 2011
Blood donation levels in May and June were at the lowest in a dozen years. Donations are usually provided by volunteers, but how much is blood actually worth?
Posted In: Health

Study says the Internet is changing how we remember things

Jul 15, 2011
A study shows how the Internet is bad for us that finds people are more likely to remember where they found info as opposed to what information...
Posted In: Google, Health, Internet, memory, Science

Playlist: Moody's and U.C. Tuition Hikes

Jul 14, 2011
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Posted In: Cults, Health, marketplace, Sun Airway

The risks of quick drug approval

Jul 8, 2011
Major safety problems are not uncovered until after the drugs are approved.
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Differences in Medicaid spending, state by state

Jul 7, 2011
A new study is the first to give an apples-to-apples comparison of how states spend their money on Medicaid.
Posted In: Health

'The Real Story of What Happens to America'

Jul 1, 2011
Comedian Albert Brooks' outlook for 2030 is a little bleak -- Social Security and Medicare are shot, the youth are tired of shouldering the burden of baby boomers. But hey, at least cancer is cured! But even that comes with negative consequences.
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Japanese gut colon robot is improbably called the Mermaid

Jun 30, 2011
Japanese researchers have developed a new camera that can swim in your colon, if that's something that sounds like a good idea in your mind. The...
Posted In: gross, Health, medicine, robots

Stimulus help to states comes to a close

Jun 29, 2011
Federal efforts to help states shore up their budgets in the tough economy end on June 30, leaving states to close spending gaps on their own. Many programs face deep cuts to accommodate mandatory Medicaid spending.
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Health care spending: A lot for a few

Jun 28, 2011
A new report says about 5 percent of us are responsible for almost half of all health care spending in the U.S.
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Avastin could lose FDA approval

Jun 28, 2011
In an unprecedented public hearing at the FDA, the drug Avastin could lose its approval for treatment of breast cancer.
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