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Medicine’s Lack of Touch

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Simple touch is lacking in a medical field overrun with technology, asserts Stanford Medical School professor and author Abraham Verghese. It’s a basic practice lost…read more

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Smoking Takes Toll on China’s Health

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Anti-smoking advocates have a new frontier to conquer: China. No country on earth has more smokers; in fact, with 350 million smokers, China has more…read more

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Arizona Immigration Law Opens Up Old Wounds, New Battles

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Arizona, home to nearly a half million undocumented people and the most illegal U.S. border crossings, has enacted a broad new law making it a…read more

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The Final Fight Against Guinea Worm

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Southern Sudan is the last holdout in a decades-long campaign to eradicate guinea worm, a painful and crippling parasite. The guinea worm grows up to…read more

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Tanzania’s Brain Drain

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Tanzania has a brain drain problem; not enough doctors to treat its more than 40 million people. To combat this, the Tanzanian Government now trains…read more

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