Smart bandages, including this one from Corventis, can transmit cardiac data in real time from a patient's body to a doctor. Courtesy of Mark Dastrup hide caption

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High-Tech 'Band-Aids' Call Doctors
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Will Reading The Doc's Notes Improve Your Health?
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Vertebrate Genomes Hide Ancient Viruses
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Truckers are more likely than average Americans to be overweight, which can lead to health problems including sleep apnea. Deborah Davis/Getty Creative hide caption

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Regulators Want Truckers On Road To Shape Up
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This composite image of brain scans shows two traits of a highly impulsive individual. The cool colors in the midbrain are indicative of a decrease in dopamine receptor levels while the warm colors show elevated levels of dopamine in a different part of the brain called the striatum. Joshua W. Buckholtz and David H. Zald hide caption

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Just Buy It: Impulsiveness Tied To Brain Chemical
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Medical professionals need to build a system that focuses on how to help patients achieve what's most important to them at the end of their lives, says Dr. Atul Gawande. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Dr. Atul Gawande: Make End Of Life More Humane
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During CPR, Locking Lips May Not Be Necessary
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