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For decades, it's been the conventional wisdom that U.S. healthcare costs are high because doctors order expensive tests to protect themselves from malpractice lawsuits, but new evidence says that assumption is wrong.

source: Reuters

The Internet can be a dangerous place to get medical advice. Stomachaches turn into cancer, stress becomes an endocrine tumor. Crack remedies and strange diets abound. Now Google is playing with a new technology that it hopes will help people find more reliable medical information....

source: The New York Times

Smoking is to blame for about 14 million major medical conditions among American adults yearly, a new study shows.

source: LiveScience via The Huffington Post

The American Medical Association made recommendations to federal regulators for improving the meaningful use program, saying changes are needed to ensure physicians make the best use of electronic health record technologies.

source: Bloomberg BNA

Most people know very little about their thyroid at all, let alone the health problems that can affect it. (The thyroid gland is in your neck, by the way.) But thyroid cancer is being talked about today more than ever. It's also being diagnosed now more than ever, as well.

source: Health.com via ABC News

This study was published in Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery. Academy member Nina L. Shapiro, MD, is quoted. In the latest study, researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles Health Sciences, found that...

source: Science World Report


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