Wednesday, November 20, 2019
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Hospitals Aren’t Ready for a Mass Casualty Wildfire

Of all the wildfires that ravaged California in 2018, the Camp Fire was the deadliest. It tore through the mountain town of Paradise and...

President Trump Promises to Cure Cancer If Re-Elected During Neo-Fascist Rally...

President Donald Trump has made a lot of broken promises during his time in office. He promised to lower prescription drug prices, get Mexico...

Use Candy to Teach Your Kid How to Swallow Pills

Most children's medicines are available in chewable or liquid form, but there will come a time when your kid has to swallow a pill....

Why Vaccine Exemption Policies Are Getting Tightened in California

Jessica Biel and Robert F. Kennedy Jr were reportedly lobbying against tightened medical exemptions for vaccines in California yesterday. States vary in their vaccine...

Why Kevin Durant’s Achilles Tendon Was His Achilles’ Heel

You can watch Kevin Durant tear up his Achilles tendon in gif form if you want. It's all over the internet-the Golden State Warriors'...

Scientists identify a drug that makes tumors more susceptible to chemo

Many chemotherapy drugs kill cancer cells by severely damaging their DNA. However, some tumors can withstand this damage by relying on a DNA repair...

Study Finds Nearly 400 Medical Devices, Procedures And Practices That Are...

We like to view modern medicine as based on rigorous science, and while it certainly beats the various dangerous alternatives out there, sometimes physicians...

Robotic surgery is turning out to be an expensive fad

The rapid rise of robot-aided surgery ignores the fact that high-tech gadgets don't always improve treatment outcomes but do increase costs SURGERY performed with...

Goo From Giant Salamanders Is Impressively Good at Sealing Wounds

When Chinese giant salamanders are injured, they discharge white mucus from glands on their skin. As new research shows, this sticky salamander goo makes...

CDC Says Measles Cases in U.S. Have Now Reached Over 1,000...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Wednesday that 1,001 cases of measles have been reported so far in the U.S....