Health Matters

Report sets research priorities for Biden’s cancer moonshot

cancer moonshot

A new report outlines a scientific roadmap for the White House’s cancer moonshot initiative – urging research to harness the power of immune-based therapy, and to better tailor treatment by helping more patients get their tumors genetically profiled. …

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Presidential health: Do we know enough about our candidates?

Presidential health

The nation is poised to elect one of its oldest presidents, and while age doesn't determine health, it begs the question: How much do we know – and should we know – about how physically fit Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are for the job? …

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Forgiveness key to healthier, happier life


If I were to advertise a seminar on “How to Forgive” very few people would show up. Many people think, “I don’t want to forgive, I want to get even.” …

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Loneliness hurts: Senior health about more than disease

Senior health

Grandma’s cholesterol is OK, but maybe the doctor should be asking about her social life, too. Think about health during the senior years, and a list of common ailments pops to mind. But that’s not the whole story. …

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Benefits of X-rays outweigh risks


Patients often express concern about the safety of electromagnetic radiation from medical imaging. Can it cause more damage? Will radiation exposure make you turn green like Marvel’s The Hulk? …

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