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On The Mile: Mile One

The Blue Cross Broad Street Run in the largest 10 Mile run. Each mile takes runners through a neighborhood with a unique personality. Each week we'll take you from mile to mile. »


Jahi's Family Alleges Medical Negligence

A little more than a year after a then-13-year-old Oakland girl was declared brain dead, Jahi McMath's family filed a lawsuit Tuesday against UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland, where she received surgery... »


Treadmills Could Predict When You Might Die

A group of researchers have developed a formula called a Fit Treadmill Score that predicts when a person may die based on their performance on a treadmill. »


Markell: No Legal Pot While I'm in Office

For as long as he's in office, Delaware Governor Jack Markell will not consider legalizing marijuana, decriminalization, however, is still on the table. »

Health Officials Perplexed by Vaccination Skeptics

Certain that they are right, struggling to find ways to get their message across, public health officials are exasperated by their inability to persuade more U.S. parents to vaccinate their children. »

Doctors Use New 3-D Tech to Prepare for Brain Surgery

A breakthrough technology called Surgical Theater is allowing brain surgeons at UCLA’s Neurosurgery Center, for the first time, to look inside the heads of their patients before they go under the knife. Doctors »


Dallas Nurse Who Survived Ebola Sues Hospital

A 26-year-old nurse who contracted Ebola while caring for the first person in the U.S. diagnosed with the deadly disease has filed a lawsuit against the parent company of the Dallas hospital where she worked. »

Parents Pressuring Doctors to Delay Vaccines: Survey

Parents are asking doctors to delay vaccines for young children, making their kids and others vulnerable to preventable diseases, according to a new study published in Monday’s Pediatrics. »


New App Lets Patients Receive Diagnosis Through Phone

Patients can video call with a licensed doctor in their area with a few quick taps of their fingers. »

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