Archive: 03/05/2013

Ethical, legal aspects of docs' discrimination discussed

(HealthDay)—Recent examples of doctors refusing to treat certain patients on questionable grounds, including their weight, have triggered discussion of discrimination among doctors, according to a perspective piece published ...

May 03, 2013
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GPS-like technology helps diagnose prostate tumors

The lead investigator of a way to obtain images of prostate tumors and accurately diagnose them said Thursday that the new technology is the medical equivalent of a global positioning system for the prostate gland.

May 03, 2013
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Centenarians a happy lot, survey says

(HealthDay)—Centenarians are more likely to be content with their lives than aging baby boomers are, and these oldest Americans tend to put more stock in healthy eating habits and exercise as keys to happiness, a new survey ...

May 03, 2013
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