The first hijacking of a medical telerobot raises important questions over the security of remote surgery, say computer security experts

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For decades, first-year medical students have had to cram the details of the Krebs cycle into their heads. Now the biomedical model of educating doctors, based largely on a century-old document called The Flexner Report, is coming under fire

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The New York State attorney general, Eric T. Schneiderman, filed lawsuits against two popular indoor tanning salon chains on Thursday, accusing them of playing down the hazards associated with indoor tanning and promoting the practice as a healthful activity

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A Q&A with our Leonard Rubenstein about physicians, pharmaceutical companies, and the constitutionality of death penalty protocols

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Restructure data-gathering and evaluation networks to address climate change, energy, food, health and water provision, say Yonglong Lu and colleagues

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The Doctor Is Out

April 23, 2015

Consumers will soon be able to bypass their doctors by going online to order cholesterol readings, thyroid tests and other bloodwork from the biggest diagnostics company in the US

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Tom Mayo and Arthur Caplan: This week, the Texas Legislature considered restoring to pregnant women a right every other adult Texan already enjoys: the right to make health-care treatment decisions in an advance directive or through the next-of-kin who speaks for them

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Sexual relationships in long-term care facilities are not uncommon. But the long-term care industry is still grappling with the issue

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