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I’ve been saying this for years. There was even an exodus of readers who were so angry that I was implying their treatment might have been unnecessary — but it could have been. And now, another study, a big one, saying the same thing: The importance of regular mammograms to ending breast cancer has been […]

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So we’re going to have more affordable insurance for the foreseeable future. Yay! WASHINGTON — The latest and possibly the last serious effort to cripple Obamacare through the courts has just failed. On Thursday, for the second time in three years, the Supreme Court rejected a major lawsuit against the Affordable Care Act — thereby […]

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So as women living alone age, we’re going to drug them up because it’s cheaper than providing support services and higher Social Security payments? According to a new study, women experiencing difficulty with time management, attention, organization, memory, and problem solving – often referred to as executive functions – related to menopause may find improvement […]

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All of a sudden, my migraines have gotten much more frequent (six in the past month or so) and two of them occurred in the middle of the night. This morning, I woke up, dropped something on the floor, bent to pick it up and there it was: another migraine aura. Shit. And even though […]

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The prices of items in a grocery store are typically clearly marked so that customers know exactly what they’re going to pay when they get to the register. Similar practices, however, do not apply to the U.S. private healthcare industry, where little regulation on hospital rates and a lack of transparency mean many patients are […]

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Wow. There was yet another major assault on Lyme victims by the medical establishment about six months ago, insisting none of this was true. Why, you would almost think patients could be trusted to tell the truth! Bad news first? Mistakes were made counting Lyme disease cases. Big mistakes. According to the CDC, its previously […]

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Maps of the lymphatic system: old (left) and updated to reflect UVA’s discovery. Image credit: University of Virginia Health System. This is really, really big news: In a stunning discovery that overturns decades of textbook teaching, researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have determined that the brain is directly connected to the […]

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In fact, now he’s a supporter of single payer! The 49-year-old South Carolina man who garnered attention — and thousands of dollars in donations — after revealing his medical issues online is now supporting the Affordable Care Act and turning away from the GOP, Think Progress reported. “Now that I’m looking at what each party […]

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This was one of the big theories of the John Birch Society. They must have been right! NEW YORK (AP) — The government is lowering the recommended amount of fluoride added to drinking water for the first time in more than 50 years. Some people are getting too much fluoride because it is also now […]

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