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Fashion melds with function with hospital gowns

Yes, she’s heard all the jokes about backsides hanging out of hospital gowns. But Becky Kane is here to tell you that today’s newer medical...


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For patients, hospitals update the hated gown

Whether a patient is in the hospital for an organ transplant, an appendectomy or to have a baby, one complaint is common: the gown. You know the one. It might as...


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Navajo Pride issues recall of flour for salmonella risk

FARMINGTON, N.M. — Navajo Agricultural Products Industry near Farmington has issued a voluntary recall of flour that may be contaminated with salmonella. The...


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Study suggests air pollution damages children's brains

An imaging study suggests prenatal exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), the toxic air pollution caused in part by vehicle emissions, coal burning...


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Intestinal bug shigella becoming antibiotic resistant

An intestinal bug resistant to the most commonly prescribed antibiotic for its treatment is spreading across the United States, according to the Centers for Disease...




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Depression, related ailments take their toll on the workplace,

For every dollar spent on treating depression, almost five dollars is spent on the treatment and workplace costs of related medical conditions like back and chest...


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Exposure to cold can make a 45-degree day feel balmy

Remember last fall, when the temperatures dropped into the 40s and you donned your ski parka to go outside? Now, after one of the coldest winters in memory, 45...


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2015 is already the year of the health-care hack - and it's only

WASHINGTON — Last year, the fallout from a string of breaches at major retailers like Target and Home Depot had consumers on edge. But 2015 is shaping up to...


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Marathon race lotteries: Are the odds going to be in your favor?

I spun around in my chair, lifted my hands and almost started doing the jig. My colleagues looked at me in wonder. Usually, I don’t get this excited about...


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Furballs fighting cancer

The latest weapon in the war on cancer harnesses the power of a heretofore untapped resource: our love of funny online cat videos. Cats vs. Cancer, a nonprofit...


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