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5 million gift will help create Edward P. Evans Center for MDS at Dana-Farber

5 million gift will help create Edward P. Evans Center for MDS at Dana-Farber

At-home blood pressure tests offer added value for African Americans

At-home blood pressure tests offer added value for African Americans

Higher hospital-wide use of antibiotics linked to more C. difficile infections

Higher hospital-wide use of antibiotics linked to more C. difficile infections

Paracetamol use during pregnancy linked to childhood behavioral problems

Paracetamol use during pregnancy linked to childhood behavioral problems

Cancer patients identify 'bad luck' or fate as third most likely cause of disease

Cancer patients identify 'bad luck' or fate as third most likely cause of disease

Plant-based diet could heal your rheumatoid arthritis

Plant-based diet could heal your rheumatoid arthritis

Cancer patients who miss an appointment more likely to die within 12 months of diagnosis

Cancer patients who miss an appointment more likely to die within 12 months of diagnosis

Study quantifies first lifetime-risk estimates for peripheral artery disease

Study quantifies first lifetime-risk estimates for peripheral artery disease

NIH partners with Apple and Harvard for long-term study of women's health

NIH partners with Apple and Harvard for long-term study of women's health

Study finds upward trend in number of pregnant women with high blood pressure

Study finds upward trend in number of pregnant women with high blood pressure

Chronic hypertension among older pregnant women has spiked by more than 75% since 1970

Chronic hypertension among older pregnant women has spiked by more than 75% since 1970

Treating high blood pressure may slow cognitive decline

Treating high blood pressure may slow cognitive decline

Racial/ethnic minority students remain underrepresented in medical schools

Racial/ethnic minority students remain underrepresented in medical schools

Exposure to 9/11 WTC dust associated with increased risk of heart disease in NYC firefighters

Exposure to 9/11 WTC dust associated with increased risk of heart disease in NYC firefighters

Marijuana use seven times higher among bisexual women finds study

Marijuana use seven times higher among bisexual women finds study

Pubic grooming may not affect risk of STDs finds study

Pubic grooming may not affect risk of STDs finds study

Study finds no link between "extreme" personal grooming and STDs

Study finds no link between "extreme" personal grooming and STDs

Medical imaging rates continue to increase despite broad campaign to reduce their use

Medical imaging rates continue to increase despite broad campaign to reduce their use

Younger people getting cancer due to obesity

Younger people getting cancer due to obesity

Risk factors for cardiovascular disease and deaths around the world could be improved, study finds

Risk factors for cardiovascular disease and deaths around the world could be improved, study finds