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Patients Want To Price-Shop For Care, But Online Tools Unreliable

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More Women Are Freezing Their Eggs, But Will They Ever Use Them?

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A Peek At Brain Connections May Reveal Attention Deficits

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Mendocino, Calif., lures vacationing tourists and retirees. But the lone hospital on this remote stretch of coast, in nearby Fort Bragg, is struggling financially. David McSpadden/Wikimedia hide caption

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Mendocino Coast Fights To Keep Its Lone Hospital Afloat

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Gratitude Is Good For The Soul And Helps The Heart, Too

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A group at MIT built this tiny package of sensors to collect vital signs as it travels through the digestive system. Albert Swiston/MIT hide caption

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A Tiny Pill Monitors Vital Signs From Deep Inside The Body

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Prostate Screening Drops Sharply, And So Do Cancer Cases

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A Genetic Map Hints At What Makes A Brain Human

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