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Survey Reveals Where Highest-Rated Doctors in U.S. Are

Finding a doctor you like and trust isn't easy. After all, you're literally putting your life in someone else's hands, so you want to feel confident …

9 Things Your Doctor Wants To Tell You

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Opinion: You don't want a jack-of-all-trades surgeon

I once worked with a plastic surgeon, let's call him Dr. Saul, who performed cleft lip and palate repairs, face-lifts, breast reconstruction after mastectomy, and even complex repairs of tendons in the hands and fingers.<p>His practice wasn't very busy, so he performed some of these procedures only …

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Why is Texas GOP backing gay conversion therapy?

Apparently working under the impression that they understand the science of sexuality better than the World Health Organization or the American Medical or Psychological or Psychiatric associations, Texas Republicans made a bold statement last weekend.<p>With zero debate, they adopted a party platform …

Depression a 'powerful' risk factor for heart disease in young women

Young women are twice as likely to suffer a heart attack or die of heart disease if they suffer from depression, a new study suggests.<p>Researchers looked at 3,237 patients with suspected or established heart disease who were undergoing coronary angiography – a medical procedure used to diagnose …

Stem Cells Fast Facts

<b>(CNN) —</b> Here is some background information about stem cells.<p>Scientists believe that stem cell research can be used to treat medical conditions including Parkinson's disease, spinal cord injury, stroke, burns, heart disease, diabetes, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.<p><b>About Stem Cells</b>:<br>Stem …

Why Standing with Your Feet Close Together Can Help You Build Bigger Arms

Not only does blocking your feet help you bang out more reps, it also helps you lift heavier loads. If your core is weak, your back can't hyperextend or twist as easily under the weight, explains Gaddour, who uses the stance during lifts like the curl, front raise, and overhead press, and even …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

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What Your Poop Says About Your Health | Men's Health

In your rush to flush, you lose a unique opportunity to assess your health. From color to consistency, logs on the bottom of the bowl are like tea leaves waiting to be read, potentially predicting such conditions as Crohn’s disease, irritable bowel syndrome, colon cancer, or a bowel obstruction.<p>If …

Obamacare has led to health coverage for millions more people

WASHINGTON— PresidentObama'shealthcare law, despite a rocky rollout and determined opposition from critics, already has spurred the largest expansion in health coverage in America in half a century, nationalsurveysand enrollment data show.<p>As the law's initial enrollment period closes, at least 9.5 …

Number of Americans without health insurance reaches new low

WASHINGTON— The share of Americans without health insurance has dropped to the lowest level since before PresidentObamatook office, according to a new national survey that provides more evidence thehealthcare lawis extending coverage to millions of the previously uninsured.<p>Just 14.7% of adults …

Obamacare Is Getting Cheaper

The most ex­pens­ive pro­vi­sions of Obama­care will cost tax­pay­ers about $100 bil­lion less than ex­pec­ted, the Con­gres­sion­al Budget Of­fice …

Obama: 8 million have signed up for health care

President Obama announced Thursday that 8 million people have signed up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, calling the feat a success story that Democrats should "forcefully defend and be proud of" in the face of Republican election-year attacks on the law.<p>The enrollment figure, …

Archives and past articles from the Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Daily News, and Philly.com.

The home of over 5.1 million full archive pages of <b>The Philadelphia Inquirer</b> and <b>Philadelphia Daily News</b> print editions<p>Search and browse our historical …

U.S. Uninsured Rate Holds Steady at 13.4%

Uninsured rate declining most among blacks and Hispanics<p>WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The uninsured rate for U.S. adults appears to be leveling off since the …

Morning Plum: GOP’s ‘new’ Obamacare repeal message will fizzle, too

GOP officials have hit on an ingenious way to deal with the problem that calling for repeal of Obamacare (the central organizing principle of the party for years now) is unpopular with swing voters: Repackage their repeal message in new language.<p>Reuters reports GOP officials have conducted reams of …