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Macaw Eats Again, Thanks To World's First 3D-Printed Titanium Beak
Gigi the parrot suffered from a rare condition that meant her bill didn't stop growing.
Speeding Ineffective and Unsafe Treatments to Market in the Name of Patients? Not So Fast
Karuna Jaggar is the executive director of Breast Cancer Action.
It is not a bottleneck at the FDA that is to blame. Medical research is simply not producing the breakthroughs needed for breast cancer. And we should not let a reduction of safety and efficacy standards replace our demand for safer and more effective treatments.
HIV / AIDS: Stories Of Hope And Survival
HuffPost Live sat down with people who are HIV positive to share their stories of survival. We take a look at their interviews and hear how medical discoveries and activism changed attitudes towards the disease.
Your Next Doctor Could Save Your Life From Hundreds Of Miles Away
To Build a Bridge to Abundance for All
As a 2011 editorial in the Journal of the American Medical Association makes clear, we're far from a consensus as to whether
World's Tiniest Telescope Treats Blindness
Nurse Barb is a Women's Health Nurse Practitioner, lecturer at...
Thanks to technological advances in microsurgery and space-age breakthroughs, people like James Hindman with Age-related Macular Degeneration have new hope from the world's tiniest telescope that's implanted into the person's eye.
10 Diabetes Advances in 2012
A leading expert on flourishing with diabetes and an internati...
As we count down the days to the end of the year, here's a round up of 10 diabetes products, drugs, gadgets, and insights that occurred in 2012.
Bionic Boomers: New Advances In High-Tech Medical Devices
SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue Medtronic has discovered that implants similar to its flagship cardiac defibrillator can give a
Health Care Kiosks Spring Up in Sub-Saharan Africa
Senior in the Schreyer Honors College, Pennslyvania State Univ...
Students have enrolled in classes that will allow them to go above and beyond what is imagined, much less expected, of young adults. Their plan: Mashavu Networked Healthcare Solutions, a self-sustaining telemedicine system, designed by students to be implemented in rural Kenya.
Physicians: Endangered Species
Ronald Ricker, MD
Sadly, in the ongoing, often vitriolic debates about health care for us all, Americans have lost sight of the iconic importance of our physicians and medical scientists -- the foundation of our medical health care system.
Facebook Is -- Literally -- A Lifesaver
Americans find long-lost friends on Facebook. They meet on Facebook. They post pictures of parties, vacations or even family
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PBS's 'This Emotional Life': Rethinking 'Medical Miracles'
To a degree, the medical miracles of yesterday have slowly become the miraculous advances of today. Many previously unexplained situations are now seen clearly from a scientific standpoint.
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