medicine

Blake Shelton, Shakira

Shakira and Blake Shelton to Perform Together at the ACM Awards

The two artists will perform their duet “Medicine” live during the 49th annual ACM Awards this Sunday.

03/31/2014

Secretary Jack Lew underwent surgery to treat a benign enlarged prostate. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Treasury: Jack Lew Is Resting Comfortably After Outpatient Surgery

Secretary Jack Lew underwent surgery to treat a benign enlarged prostate.

03/25/2014

Survey finds 49 percent of Americans believe in one of six medical conspiracies. (Getty Images)

Study: Nearly 50 Percent Of Americans Believe In Medical Conspiracies

Most common belief is that drug companies are pressuring the FDA to hide information about natural cures for cancer and other diseases.

03/19/2014

Harvard Medical School member says cannabis could be used to prevent long-term trauma from repeated concussions. (Getty Images)

Harvard Professor To NFL: Treat Concussions With Pot

A well regarded Harvard professor emeritus has a modest suggestion for the NFL: start funding marijuana research as a way to treat concussions.

03/01/2014

Surgeons removed a fully developed tooth from a child's brain tumor. (Getty Images)

Tooth In Child’s Brain Sheds New Light On Tumor Formation

WASHINGTON (CBS DC) – Doctors say a recent medical case could help uncover new treatments to fight brain tumors. A 4-month-old Maryland child was at the heart of the case, reports LiveScience.com. Doctors became concerned […]

02/28/2014

The stroke risk associated with acute cocaine use is much higher than some other stroke risk factors. (Getty Images)

Study: Cocaine Use Increases Risk Of Stroke

The stroke risk associated with acute cocaine use is much higher than some other risk factors, such as diabetes, high blood pressure and smoking.

02/13/2014

A doctor draws medicine into a syringe. (Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

Study: U.S. Doctor Demand To Increase By A Third By 2025

The findings of a recent study show that demand for doctors throughout the United States will increase by a third by the year 2025.

11/05/2013

File photo of an operating room. (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Prince George’s Considering Hospital in Largo

The $645 million facility on 70 acres of county-owned land near a Metro station would replace the financially troubled Prince George’s Hospital Center in Cheverly.

08/21/2013

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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

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

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