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  • Cavaliers meet with free-agent center Andrew Bynum

    Cavaliers meet with free-agent center Andrew Bynum
    Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert wondered what other moves General Manager Chris Grant had in mind to improve Cleveland this summer. He knows now. The Cavaliers hosted free-agent center Andrew Bynum on Monday, a person familiar with the visit...
  • Deep brain stimulation: Expanding its reach to new patients

    Deep brain stimulation: Expanding its reach to new patients
    Under the skin, a battery is surgically implanted -- generally within the upper chest. From the battery, wires snake up to the head, to tickle different targets deep inside the brain. Such is the hardware for deep brain stimulation -- the equivalent of a...
  • Preventing penile fractures and Peyronie's disease

    From a purely biomechanical point of view, the design of the human penis has its pros and cons. Thanks to clever hydraulics and some very stretchy material, the organ is capable of eyebrow-raising changes in size and shape. But indestructible it is not....
  • Dr. Willem Kolff dies at 97; Dutch physician built first kidney dialysis machine

    Dr. Willem Kolff dies at 97; Dutch physician built first kidney dialysis machine
    Dr. Willem Kolff, the Dutch physician and tinkerer who built the first kidney dialysis machine from cellophane, Ford auto parts and other scraps and in the process saved the lives of millions, died from natural causes Wednesday at a Philadelphia care...
  • Brazilian Blowout might be dangerous to your health

    Brazilian Blowout might be dangerous to your health
    Controversy is swirling around a pricey and much-heralded hair-straightening treatment after researchers in Oregon announced recently that they had found that the formula contained the dangerous chemical formaldehyde, even in packages labeled...
  • Virus discovery called breakthrough in fight against chronic fatigue syndrome

    In what may prove to be the first major breakthrough in the fight against the mysterious and controversial disorder known as chronic fatigue syndrome, researchers reported Thursday that they had found traces of a virus in the vast majority of affected...
  • Validity of hospital rankings

    Validity of hospital rankings
    Even if you're the kind who never reads a review before heading to the car lot or the movie theater, you probably want to know how your hospital stacks up before you walk through the door. You definitely wouldn't want to find out after the fact that...
  • On different wavelengths over EMFs

    On different wavelengths over EMFs
    Three years ago, at the age of 48, Camilla Rees had to leave her apartment in downtown San Francisco. Not because of the rent, she says, but because of the radiation. Her personal radiation meter -- yes, such things exist -- spiked after a lawyer...
  • Goodwill Guardians

    Goodwill Guardians
    New York has George Soros. L.A. has Eli Broad. Vegas? Bet you thought everyone was busy wagering. Wrong. The city,  historically known more for carnality than compassion, has a range of denizens working not only for a better city but a better world....
  • Gadgets: Pillow designs stuffed with health and beauty claims

    Gadgets: Pillow designs stuffed with health and beauty claims
    Pillows. They're not just for nestling your noggin anymore. They're also for keeping your stiff neck from aching, your sinuses from congesting, your acids from refluxing, your snores from snorting, your tinnitus from tintinnabulating and — yes!...
  • Robby Benson opens up about his heart in many ways in iBook

    Robby Benson opens up about his heart in many ways in iBook
    "I have eclectic fans because I've had a very eclectic career. When someone comes up to me, they may be from the days of 'The Chosen'; it may be completely from Broadway," says actor Robby Benson. "So I'm never sure what might surprise them the most....