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  • Komen foundation shouldn't give any money to Planned Parenthood

    It is encouraging to see the number of people willing to help women with breast cancer. However, the Susan G. Komen foundation should not give money to Planned Parenthood ("Komen reverses funding stance," Feb. 4). A quick search on Google shows many...
  • Robotic technology to treat lung cancer

    Robotic technology to treat lung cancer
    The da Vinci robotic technology allows doctors to perform more precise surgeries. The technique also enables patients to recover more quickly with fewer complications in many cases. The technique is used to perform many different types of surgeries. Dr....
  • Senators urge probe of drug

    Two U.S. senators called on the Pentagon yesterday to investigate the military's use of a largely experimental blood-coagulating drug that doctors inject into wounded troops to control bleeding but that has been linked to unexpected and potentially deadly...
  • DANGEROUS REMEDY

    American military doctors in Iraq have injected more than 1,000 of the war's wounded troops with a potent and largely experimental blood-coagulating drug despite mounting medical evidence linking it to deadly blood clots that lodge in the lungs, heart and...
  • DUBIOUS BREAKTHROUGH

    When the drug known as Recombinant Activated Factor VII arrived on the American market in 1999, it seemed destined for obscurity. Made by the Danish pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk and sold under the name NovoSeven, it was approved only for...
  • Army medicine: Untested in battle

    Army medicine: Untested in battle
    The U.S. Army has quietly altered or abandoned some of its more experimental medical treatments for troops injured in combat, as advances it once hailed as groundbreaking are foundlargely ineffective or perhaps even dangerous. Advanced battle dressings,...
  • Promising stroke therapy may be held up in debates

    When Ruth Johnston got a crushing headache and started to slur words that morning on the sailboat, her husband took action. He radioed the Coast Guard that she was having a stroke. Within 15 minutes, Maryland medics whisked the woman to North Arundel...
  • A day of reckoning for Lance Armstrong's fans

    A day of reckoning for Lance Armstrong's fans
    Tim Loranger is a Los Angeles aviation attorney who was deeply moved by Lance Armstrong's story of beating cancer. The former Marine wears the Armstrong yellow wristband, races in an Armstrong hat and has raised thousands of dollars for Armstrong's cancer...
  • Stick with shelter contract and skip declawing your cat

    Celebrating the fact that June is American Humane Association Adopt a Cat Month, this column is devoted to your cat questions. Q: I don't believe in declawing. My husband wants me to declaw a kitten we recently adopted from a shelter. For starters, the...
  • Robin Roberts starts medical leave from ‘GMA’ next week

     
    “Good Morning America” will salute Robin Roberts all this week before she starts an extended medical leave next week for myelodysplastic syndrome. “It's a disease of the blood and bone marrow and was once known as preleukemia,”...
  • FSU’s EJ Manuel, Dustin Hopkins support ‘Team Fleetwood’

     
    When Florida State quarterback EJ Manuel walked into the Moore Athletics Center for his weekly news conference Monday afternoon, a new red and black rubber band was wrapped tightly around his right wrist. It will stay there for a very long time. On Sunday...
  • Robin Roberts leaving ‘Good Morning America’ today

     
    Robin Roberts announced that today was her final morning on “Good Morning America” before beginning a medical leave. Josh Elliott of “GMA” said it would Roberts' last show for a while.  ”You're the team captain and the team...