Medical News

Transgender Patients Face Challenges at the Hospital

Research on non-transition-related medical needs is limited; most medical schools don’t prepare doctors for treating this community…

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Heartburn Drugs Tied to Dementia Risk

Popular heartburn drugs known as proton pump inhibitors have been linked to a range of ills: bone fractures, kidney problems, infections and more. Now a new study has found that they are associated with an increased risk for dementia…

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Are Pomegranates Good For You?

Pomegranates are rich in micronutrients with potential antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects and are often compared favorably with red wine and green tea in terms of health benefits…

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Scientists Study Whether Hyperthermia Treatment Makes Chemo More Effective

Heating tumors up by just a few degrees appears to help the body fight some types of cancer more effectively, new research has shown.

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Bringing sky-high prescription drug prices down to Earth

After a New York pharmaceutical company recently raised the price of a drug that’s been around for more than 60 years from $13 to $750 a pill, the nation appeared to collectively gasp over an “anything goes” approach to drug pricing.

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Michigan’s Two Biggest Insurers Offer Holistic Care, Telemedicine in New Health Plans

Michigan’s two biggest health care insurers are expanding the options available for coverage in 2016.

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Scientific Proof: The Power of Positivity Alters Our Physical World

What you are about to read may shock you or it might be something you already know. Either way, keep your mind open and receptive to this discovery and how you can apply the effect of the results to improve your daily life.

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Multistate Outbreaks are the Tip of the Iceberg in Food-borne Infection

The E. coli infections linked to the Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurant chain are only the latest cluster of illnesses caused by contaminated food.

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Ally In Focus: More Than A Pharmacist

Darnell Jones, a pharmacist from Redford, Michigan, was honored as the Community Pharmacist of the Year at the Michigan Pharmacists Association Annual Convention & Exposition held last month.

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Stress, depression and the holidays: Tips for coping

Stress and depression can ruin your holidays and hurt your health. Being realistic, planning ahead and seeking support can help ward off stress and depression.

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