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October 23, 2014 – 10:44 PM |

By Brad Broker
A physician who recently returned to New York City from a humanitarian trip in Guinea has tested positive for Ebola.
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Doctors Prepare U.S. Hospitals to Treat Ebola

October 9, 2014 – 3:33 PM |
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By Jeff Cohen, WNPR

Dr. Jack Ross is used to seeing potentially lethal viruses, and he is used to putting patients into isolation. Still, Ebola is different.

“I think, …

How Should Men Decide About Testing For Prostate Cancer?

October 9, 2014 – 2:48 PM |
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By Brad Broker
Most men overestimate the value of early screening for prostate cancer.
Prostate cancer is the number 1 diagnosed cancer in men and the second …

Even Short, Simple Exercises Can Improve Brain Health

October 8, 2014 – 8:51 AM |
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By Alan Lyndon
Exercise is good for the brain.  That’s not exactly groundbreaking news.  But just how much exercise is necessary to get boost in memory? …

Robotic Surgery To Remove Ovaries More Costly, Complications

October 8, 2014 – 7:14 AM |
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By Daniela Hernandez
We’ve heard it before — the robots are coming to save the day. But for certain medical procedures, that day may not be …

Video Games Maturing To Legitimate Educational Tool For Kids

October 6, 2014 – 10:07 AM | One Comment
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By Brad Broker
Video games are here to stay, so it’s time to embrace them as a viable, legitimate educational tool.
No one is suggesting that first-person …

Why Do So Many Kids Have Food Allergies? They’re Too Clean.

October 6, 2014 – 7:49 AM |
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By Bill Miller, Ph.D.
When I was growing up, I never knew any child with a food allergy. Allergies of any kind seemed rare. Yet now, …