The Diminishing Returns of Modern MedicineIn-hospital mortality after an acute heart attack has dropped 10-fold, from 30 percent to 3 percent, since the invention of the modern cardiac care unit in the 1960s. Can shaving a few more minutes off the time it takes to get hospital treatment possibly yield any additional benefit?
Running as TherapyWhile pounding out miles in the pouring rain, I was grateful that it was raining so no one could see me cry.
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How a Warm-Up Routine Can Save Your KneesChanging how sports teams warm up before practices and games could substantially lower the risk that athletes get sidelined by a torn A.C.L.
Study Questions Fat and Heart Disease LinkA study released in the Annals of Internal Medicine questions the link between heart disease and saturated fat.
Probiotic Eases Ills in ChildrenResearchers testing children in Mexico City found that those who took a probiotic had fewer instances of diarrhea than those in a placebo group.
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