A new formula may help black patients’ access to kidney care
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A new formula may help black patients’ access to kidney care

Over the years, hospitals and doctors have seen kidney patients differently depending on their race. An equation to estimate kidney function used a
StethoMe’s smart stethoscope lets your kid’s doctor listen to their lungs from afar – TechCrunch
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StethoMe’s smart stethoscope lets your kid’s doctor listen to their lungs from afar – TechCrunch

It can be stressful and frustrating to try and figure out the cause of a respiratory problem in your child or yourself. It's all the above, plus
Doctors Intrigued by Man Who Jizzed Out of Butthole
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Doctors Intrigued by Man Who Jizzed Out of Butthole

Futurism Treatments - Image Scientists were baffled by a strange case: A 33-year-old male with a history of drug abuse had been experiencing
The bias that blinds: why some people get dangerously different medical care
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The bias that blinds: why some people get dangerously different medical care

Chris was my first month at a Catholic high school in North-eastern Wisconsin. There were many kids who smoked cigarettes between the fingers and the
Intubations and Accusations: Doctors were “just going crazy, and intubating people who did not have to be intubated”
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Intubations and Accusations: Doctors were “just going crazy, and intubating people who did not have to be intubated”

Shares My first article about Dr. John Ioannidis, a Stanford epidemiologist, discussed his flawed fatality calculations. These required that over
Amy Schumer Has Uterus and Appendix Removed From Endometriosis
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Amy Schumer Has Uterus and Appendix Removed From Endometriosis

Amy Schumer isn't afraid to share her health problems over the years with fans. Now that her endometriosis and body have taken a toll on her body she
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The 'fetal heartbeat' that defines Texas' new abortion laws doesn't exist, say doctors

On May 21, 2019, protesters against restrictions on abortion gathered at Texas State Capitol. Eric Gay/AP Texas's new, draconian abortion ban hinges
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The 'fetal heartbeat' that defines Texas' new abortion laws doesn't exist, says doctors

Texas's new, draconian abortion ban hinges on the time that a fetal beat forms -- at six weeks. Doctors say that a heartbeat is not present after 6
Vaccines on horseback: Fiji doctors take long and muddy road to protect remote villages from Covid
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Vaccines on horseback: Fiji doctors take long and muddy road to protect remote villages from Covid

Dr Losalini Tabakei, her colleagues, and they hiked for hours to reach Nakida village, high in Fiji's highlands. They crossed rivers, through forests
The Texas Abortion Ban Hinges On 'Fetal Heartbeat.' Doctors Call That Misleading
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The Texas Abortion Ban Hinges On 'Fetal Heartbeat.' Doctors Call That Misleading

Texas Abortion Ban Relies on 'Fetal Heartbeat. This is what doctors call misleading This image toggle caption Scott Olson/Getty Images Texas'