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Hopkins to pay $190M after doc taped pelvic exams
Johns Hopkins Health System will pay $190 million to more than 8,000 women whose bodies may have been videotaped or photographed by a gynecologist using a pen-like camera during pelvic exams.
- Before doctors check your vitals, check out theirs WASHINGTON, D.C. — Americans consider insurance and a good bedside manner in choosing a doctor, but will that doctor provide high-quality care? A new poll shows that people don’t know how to determine that.Being licensed and likable doesn’t necessari
- McDonald's, KFC in China face scandal BEIJING — McDonald’s and KFC in China faced a new food safety scare today after a Shanghai television station reported a supplier sold them expired beef and chicken.The companies said they immediately stopped using meat from the supplier, Husi Food C
Locally-grown foods look to bigger business
Once a niche business, locally grown foods aren't just for farmers markets anymore.
- U.S. Alzheimer's rate dropping The rate of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias is falling in the United States and some other rich countries — good news about an epidemic that is still growing simply because more people are living to an old age, new studies show.An American ov
- 10 fresh ways to use fresh blueberries There are muffins, of course. And pancakes. And the obligatory fruit salad. But then what? After all the usual suspects, how do you handle a seasonal abundance of blueberries?As long as you’re willing to consider a few fresh approaches, it’s actually
- Officials try healthier cafeteria options BOSTON — Bean burgers, peanut butter substitutes and pre-sliced vegetable packets were on the menu Monday as school lunchroom managers from around the country sampled offerings in a hunt for fare that will meet stricter health mandates — without turn
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Almost half of the world actually prefers instant coffee
Americans' taste in coffee might be getting more high-end — with a growing fixation on perfectly roasted beans, pricier caffeinated concoctions, and artisan coffee brewers — but it turns out a surprisingly big part of the world is going in the opposite direction: toward instant coffee.
An alternative diagnosis to ADHD: Schoolchildren need more time to move
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tells us that in recent years, there has been a jump in the percentage of young people diagnosed with attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder, commonly known as ADHD: 7.8 percent in 2003 to 9.5 percent in 2007 to 11 percent in 2011.
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