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The Future of Medicine is Now

The inventor tinkering in a garage and coming up with a better mousetrap is a cherished American image. These days, that tinkering is likely to take place at a sophisticated computer or high-powered microscope. But... More

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Autism: An Unexpected Life

A long-anticipated European vacation celebrating retirement was put on hold and replaced with a never-ending journey called autism. My husband, Tom, placed three letters on... More

The Importance of Vaccines

As vaccine-preventable diseases have become rare, many no longer understand the value of immunizing their children. I was 1 year old in 1949 when polio... More

Kitchen Tips
Kitchen Tips

Tips from the Kitchen Getting Garlic Smell off of Your Fingers Three words: salt, lemon, steel. One way to remove the odor is to rub... More

Heading Off the Pain of Migraines

For the millions of Americans suffering from chronic migraines, the outlook for relief is better than it’s been in years. Debra BenAvram’s health woes kicked... More

Pop a Grape Instead of a Pill
Pop a Grape Instead of a Pill

Grapes may be an antidote to high blood pressure caused by too much dietary salt. University of Michigan scientists put rats on high-sodium diets and... More

Art’s Healing Powers

More than simply a statement of style, art can improve and enhance one’s physical, mental, and emotional well-being. On any given day, landscape artist Barbara... More

Discoveries in Diabetes
Discoveries in Diabetes

This surprising discovery provides clues about what goes awry when diabetes develops. Solving the Diabetes Puzzle An international scientific consortium reports that at least six... More

A Step In The Right Direction
A Step In The Right Direction

An increasing number of American adults, suffering from severe osteoarthritis and other debilitating conditions, are getting "hip" to joint replacement surgery.... More

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