Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Treating the COVID-19 'infodemic' as an epidemic

Writing in the New England Journal of Medicine, a trio of science communication researchers proposes to treat the COVID-19 misinformation "infodemic" with the same methods used to halt epidemics.

Oncology & Cancer

Changing the outlook for pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cancer often is hidden and doesn't cause symptoms until it has spread. It is a leading cause of cancer deaths in the world.


Most surgeons in pain after surgery, Mayo research finds

Almost two-thirds of surgeons reported an increase in neck pain after performing surgery, and one-quarter rated their neck or lower back pain as clinically significant, a new Mayo Clinic study has found. The research was ...


Protect your heart in the heat

With much of the nation facing a heat advisory this weekend, the American Heart Association, the world's leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, is urging people to take precautions to protect ...

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