Health Aug 07

Why your zip code matters when it comes to diabetic amputations

Ten years ago, while working as an attending physician, Dr. Carl Stevens noticed a disturbing pattern: the majority of his patients with diabetes who acquired infections requiring amputation were from low-income backgrounds, while his diabetic patients from wealthier communities rarely…

Mar 05

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Looking to kick start his campaign to reform health care, President Barack Obama called health care leaders, practitioners and business owners to the White House Thursday to debate ideas for overhauling the nation's system.

Stem cell scientists anticipate a loosening of federal research funding restrictions under the Obama administration despite otherwise shrinking budgets. Spencer Michels reports on where stem cell research stands and how scientists think it may change in the coming years.