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The Cost of Replacing a Broken Hip? It Depends

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What you'll pay can vary by thousands of dollars. Continue


Healing a Broken Pelvis

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Next Avenue
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This type of fracture, inches away from the hip, is becoming more common. Continue


After Tiller

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POV
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Martha Shane and Lana Wilson's After Tiller is a deeply humanizing and probing portrait of the only four doctors in the United States still openly performing third-trimester abortions in the wake of the 2009 assassination of Dr. George Tiller in Wichita, Kansas—and in the face of intense protest from abortion opponents. Continue


Riding in the World's Toughest Horse Race at 61

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Barbara Smith's Mongol Derby adventure offers lessons for the rest of us Continue


How Brain Exercises Help Your Body

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New studies show surprising ways that training your brain can pay off Continue


How Broken Hips Get Fixed: Then and Now

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Repairing one has come a long way in the last century. Continue


Great Ways to Lose Weight Without Really Trying

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These simple strategies will let you drop 10 pounds or even more. Continue


4 Tips for Getting the Most From Dr. Google

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Helpful hints for finding reliable medical information online. Continue


Whooping Cough

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Second Opinion
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Patient Story: Whooping cough (pertussis) is a highly contagious illness that can cause many complications. It’s also a disease that can be prevented. Cheri Rae shares the heartbreaking story of how her son’s bout with pertussis changed his life. Myth or Medicine: Does everyone with pertussis actually cough with a whoop? Second Opinion 5: Five ways to prevent the spread of Whooping Cough. Continue


Fighting HPV in Bhutan

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NOVA
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Human papillomavirus, or HPV, can cause cervical cancer. Bhutan is the first developing country to welcome the widespread vaccination of girls against HPV, and cervical cancer rates have dropped. Some countries have resisted the vaccine, but in Bhutan even the royal princess is onboard. Continue


The True Power of Oldness

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How this moving video is bringing positivity to aging. Continue


After Tiller: Filmmaker Interview

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POV
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Filmmakers Lana Wilson and Martha Shane discuss the making of their film After Tiller. Continue


The Pain-Reducing Power of Water Workouts

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Next Avenue
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How to get more intense exercise and less joint pain Continue


What’s That You Said About New Hearing Aids?

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Apple and traditional device makers have teamed up on hearing aids. Continue


Stabilizing Vaccines with Silk

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NOVA
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New technology may bypass the need to keep vaccines cold by stabilizing them with silk. Continue


"Ebola Outbreak" - Preview

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FRONTLINE
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With special access to teams fighting Ebola in Sierra Leone, FRONTLINE travels to the epicenter of the Ebola crisis to find out how and why the outbreak has spiraled out of control — and to track the fight to contain the virus’s deadly spread. FRONTLINE's "Ebola Outbreak" premieres Tuesday, Sept. 9 on PBS and at pbs.org/frontline. Continue


Help Parents Avoid Unwanted Medical Treatment

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A study shows older adults aren't getting the care they want at life's end. Continue


7 Ways to Pain-Proof Your Knees

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Next Avenue
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Say goodbye to the problem plaguing roughly one in five adults. Continue


Concussion

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Second Opinion
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Patient Story: Concussion alters the way the brain functions and can cause ongoing problems. In this episode, Monica Cooke shares her story of making the tough decision to give up the game she loved because of multiple hits to the head. Myth or Medicine: Does a normal brain scan rule out concussion? Second Opinion 5: Five signs that you need to go right to the Emergency Room. Continue


After A Fall: Slipping Through the Healthcare Cracks

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When you live past 80, it's not the big things you have to worry about. Continue


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