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Why Alexa's Bedside Manner is Bad For Health Care

During Ramadan, Late-Night Gyms Boom in the Gaza Strip

By Elizabeth Rosenthal |
It remains an open question whether virtual medicine will prove a valuable, convenient adjunct to health care. Or, instead, will it be a way for the U.S. profit-driven health care ...

Never Say 'Die': Why So Many Doctors Won't Break Bad News

Never Say 'Die': Why So Many Doctors Won't Break Bad News

By JoNel Aleccia | Jun 19
Robust research shows that doctors are notoriously bad at delivering life-altering news.

Voluntary Euthanasia Becomes Legal in Australian State

Voluntary Euthanasia Becomes Legal in Australian State

By Rod McGuirk | Jun 19
Voluntary euthanasia became legal in an Australian state on Wednesday more than 20 years after the country repealed the world's first mercy-killing law for the terminally ill.

Intermittent Fasting: What's the Best Method?

Intermittent Fasting: What's the Best Method?

Jun 18
Intermittent fasting is a method of dieting that restricts the amount of time you are allowed to eat. The appeal of these diets is that you don't need to count calories or eat certain foods. But there are so many versions, it's hard to know which is best.

Is White Meat as Bad for Your Cholesterol as Red?

Is White Meat as Bad for Your Cholesterol as Red?

Jun 18
A recent study found lean white meat had the same effect on cholesterol levels as lean red meat. While this might be construed as good news by lovers of red meat, more research on this topic is needed for a clearer picture.

Recovery Unplugged's Richie Supa on the 60s, Drug Culture, and Getting Clean

Recovery Unplugged's Richie Supa on the 60s, Drug Culture, and Getting Clean

By Jill Gleeson | Jun 17
Music legend Richie Supa speaks candidly of the 60s and the era following the Stonewall Uprising where counterculture often led to addiction.

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CDC Director Praises Alabama HIV Clinic Ahead of Campaign

CDC Director Praises Alabama HIV Clinic Ahead of Campaign

By Blake Paterson | Jun 17
As the federal government prepares to launch an ambitious initiative to end the HIV epidemic, the director of the Centers for Disease Control on Friday applauded an Alabama HIV clinic's commitment to providing health services to rural communities.


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Why Alexa's Bedside Manner is Bad For Health Care

Why Alexa's Bedside Manner is Bad For Health Care

It remains an open question whether virtual medicine will prove a valuable, convenient adjunct to health care. Or, instead, will it be a way for the U.S. profit-driven health care system to make big bucks by outsourcing core duties?