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Board Certification and Fees Anger Doctors
Thousands of other physicians are rallying against maintenance of board certification, which they say are expensive, time consuming and ultimately irrelevant to patient care.
Health Apps Provide Pictures, If Not Proof, Of Health
100,000 health apps purport to track blood pressure, treat acne and even test urine samples. Most of them don't work.
What Our Sewage Can Teach Us
By analyzing sewage samples, Dr. Jane Carlton hopes to detect viruses before the next outbreak.
Training Dogs to Sniff Out Cancer
Penn Vet is teaming with chemists and physicists to isolate cancer chemicals that only dogs can smell.
Alcohol Remains a Leading Killer
Excessive alcohol consumption, including binge drinking, is responsible for 10 percent of deaths among working-age adults in the United States.