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Patients Are Their Own Reward

Perhaps doctor doesn’t know best. In their new book, Your Medical Mind: How to Decide What Is Right for You, husband-wife physician team Jerome Groopman...
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Unorthodox Findings: Happy Days Are Here … Forever?

Who knew?! Orthodox Jews rank highest in happiness among the religious while liberal Jews score well among their counterparts in a recent survey focused...

Alcohol, Alzheimer’s Link No Cause for Cheer

  Light to moderate alcohol consumption has generally been considered to have some health benefits, including possibly reducing the risk of cognitive decline.  However, two studies...

Study: Bowel Disease’s Impact on Schoolkids

Children with inflammatory bowel disease may have difficulty functioning in school, particularly because their tendency to internalize problems can affect attendance, according to findings...
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A Beginning in Understanding Hospice Care

 Ira Bergman, 59, was asked if he wanted to see a rabbi when he entered a hospice program in September 2008. He had been...
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Seeing Spots Before Your Eyes?

  Among the various childhood rites of passages, many of us will recall a bout of measles as one of them. From a kid's perspective...