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Study: Brainpower In The Very Old May Be Improving

If you’re lucky enough to live into your 90s, how well will your brain hold up? You may have an edge over people who got there ahead of you, a new study hints.

07/10/2013

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Administration: ‘Obamacare’ To Offer More Choices

The White House says insurance companies are showing interest in providing coverage under the new health care law, a development likely to increase market competition and give uninsured people more choices than they now have. Many of the 14 million people who currently buy their own insurance plans could also benefit.

05/30/2013

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Surgeon: Stonewall Jackson Death Likely Pneumonia

Chancellorsville Historians and doctors have debated for decades what medical complications caused the death of legendary Confederate fighter Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson, felled by friendly fire from his troops during the Civil War.

05/10/2013

File photo of a doctor wearing a stethoscope. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Study: Doctors Order Fewer Lab Tests When They Know The Price

The findings of a new study indicate that doctors will order fewer laboratory tests for their patients if they know the cost of performing said tests.

04/18/2013

Tian Tian, the 275-pound male giant panda at the Smithsonian National Zoological Park, moves around in his outdoor enclosure the day after the death of a six-day-old panda cub at the zoo.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

National Zoo Performs Insemination On Giant Panda

A Chinese veterinarian has performed an artificial insemination on the National Zoo’s female giant panda, Mei Xiang, as she attempts to conceive for the second time in a year.

03/30/2013

A doctor wears a stethoscope during an examination. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Opinion: A Doctor’s Opinion Of Obamacare

Good, hard-working Americans shouldn’t be forced to contemplate leaving their chosen profession as they are with federal laws such as Obamacare.

07/09/2012

A 28-year-old Mount Nebo man and his 21-year-old stepdaughter have been charged with incest despite the fact they are not blood relatives and are both above the legal age of consent. (Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Murder Charges Dropped Against Abortion Docs

Maryland prosecutors have dismissed murder charges against two out-of-state doctors in the death of a fetus during a 2010 procedure, citing conflicts in expert testimony.

03/06/2012

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