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UK Approves Controversial ‘Three-Parent Baby’ IVF Procedure

February 25, 2015 – 11:34 AM |

Britain will become the first nation to allow three-parent babies, a controversial IVF technique that may prevent genetic, incurable diseases but opponents argue it could …

Is The Measles Virus Back For Good?

February 10, 2015 – 10:50 AM |
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(HealthDay News) — Is measles really back?
That’s the question vexing everyone from pediatricians to policymakers to parents as the outbreak of the dangerous childhood disease …

Major Autism Research Group Says Vaccinate Your Children

February 6, 2015 – 5:45 PM |
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Autism Speaks, the national advocacy group that raises awareness and funds for research and treatment of autism, released a statement in support of vaccinating children …

Patient Expenses and Medical Debt Still a Problem Under Health Law

February 4, 2015 – 10:22 AM |
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By Shefali Luthra
Kaiser Health News
Elizabeth and Britt Harmon struggled for years to have a child, and were thrilled when their son Orin was born in …

Infection is Leading Cause for Readmission Following Surgery

February 3, 2015 – 4:05 PM |
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Hospital readmission has become a major metric for the health care industry and policy makers.  But little research has been done on exactly why patients …

To Protect His Son, A Father Asks School To Bar Unvaccinated Children

February 3, 2015 – 10:37 AM |
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Carl Krawitt has watched his son, Rhett, now 6, fight leukemia for the past 4 and a half years. For more than three of those years, …