Army Nurse Helps Soldiers Heal From Burn Wounds

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Science Diction: The Origin Of The Word 'Syphilis'

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Study: Boosting Good Cholesterol With Niacin Did Not Cut Heart Risks

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Artificial hips have been a big advancement in treating debilitating arthritis. But there have been reports of medical issues — some serious — in patients with all-metal implants. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Metal Artificial Hips May Need A Hip Check

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Chicago attorney Tom Hayward suffered a raging infection caused by bacteria present in his gut before a prostate biopsy. He had to be hospitalized, but has since recovered. Icoi Johnson for NPR hide caption

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Doctors Fret Over Rise In Prostate Biopsy Infections

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Spinal Implant Spurs Motion In Paralyzed Man

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A study at Pennsylvania State University on autopsies found treatment should have been different in about a quarter of cases. Nicholas Monu/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Reporting On Hidden Dangers Of Medical Radiation

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Can Viruses Be Used To Fight Cancer?

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