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October 31, 2014 – 11:49 AM |

By Robert Preidt
(HealthDay News) — The number of medical malpractice payments in the United States has dropped sharply since 2002, according to a new study.
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New Cancer Therapy: Using Oncolytic Viruses to Treat Metastatic Disease

October 31, 2014 – 9:16 AM |

By Brad Thompson, Ph.D.
There exists a “type” of cancer that is common yet rarely discussed—metastatic disease, or cancer that has spread from the part of …

Young People More Likely to Survive Ebola

October 29, 2014 – 10:18 PM |
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By Marilynn Marchione

Who survives Ebola and why? Health workers treating patients in Sierra Leone, including some who died doing that work, have published the …

Terminal Cancer Patient Completes Bucket List, Ready For Death With Dignity

October 28, 2014 – 2:57 PM | 3 Comments
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Brittany Maynard, the terminally-ill woman who moved to Oregon to legally take her own life under the state’s Death with Dignity Act, has completed her …

Another Excuse To Eat Chocolate: Improves “Senior Moments”

October 27, 2014 – 4:13 PM |

As Halloween approaches, so does encouraging news regarding memory loss and chocolate.
A small study published in the journal Nature Neuroscience has found that natural memory loss occurring …

New York City Physician Tests Positive for Ebola

October 23, 2014 – 10:44 PM |
New York City Ebola

By Brad Broker
A physician who recently returned to New York City from a humanitarian trip in Guinea has tested positive for Ebola.
The New York Times …

Aspiring Doctors Should Prepare For The New MCAT

October 22, 2014 – 3:02 PM |

By Alan Lyndon
The MCAT is changing and pre-med should be aware of the new topics if they want to get in to medical school.
Just about …