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Medical Specialization (INACTIVE)

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  • Donald Morton dies at 79; renowned cancer surgeon and researcher

    Donald Morton dies at 79; renowned cancer surgeon and researcher
    Certain types of cancer, particularly melanoma and breast cancer, metastasize by shedding malignant cells into the body's lymph system, where they travel to nearby lymph nodes and form new colonies. From there, the cells can spread to other organs,...
  • Richard Powers' 'Orfeo' explores art and surveillance in the information age

    Richard Powers' 'Orfeo' explores art and surveillance in the information age
    It's tempting to read Richard Powers' 11th novel "Orfeo" through the filter of the present: surveillance, genomes, government control. The story of a 70-year-old composer named Peter Els, who becomes known as the "biohacker Bach" after police find a do-...
  • Dr. John M. Freeman dies at 80; expert in children's epilepsy

    Dr. John M. Freeman dies at 80; expert in children's epilepsy
    Dr. John M. Freeman, a longtime Johns Hopkins University pediatric neurologist and medical ethicist who was known as an expert in pediatric epilepsy, died Jan. 3 of cardiovascular disease at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. He was 80. His death...
  • PASSINGS: Dr. Kenneth Edelin, Benjamin Curtis, Johnny Orr

     PASSINGS: Dr. Kenneth Edelin, Benjamin Curtis, Johnny Orr
    Dr. Kenneth Edelin Physician in 1970s landmark abortion case Dr. Kenneth Edelin, 74, a Boston physician who was at the center of a landmark abortion case in the 1970s, died Monday in Sarasota, Fla. He had cancer, said his wife, Barbara. Edelin...
  • Naming your son 'Junior'? You might be part of an 'honor culture'

    Naming your son 'Junior'? You might be part of an 'honor culture'
    What do executions, joining the military and naming your son “Junior” have in common? They’re all more common in the South and the West, researchers found, and they’re all tied to a “culture of honor,” where...
  • New federal rules to keep guns from potentially violent mentally ill

    New federal rules to keep guns from potentially violent mentally ill
    The federal government on Friday announced it had drafted new rules aimed at keeping people who have been involuntarily committed to psychiatric treatment from buying guns. The Department of Health and Human Services said one proposed rule would "remove...
  • Letters: Do doctors need policy classes?

    Re "The gap in medical education," Opinion, Jan. 3 I would like to commend Rahul Rekhi's advocacy for incorporating health policy in medical education. In addition to focusing on healthcare systems and health economics, there is a critical need to...
  • Brazil's president imports Cuban doctors to ease shortage

    Brazil's president imports Cuban doctors to ease shortage
    RIO BRANCO, Brazil — Dr. Alberto Asael Reyes speaks Portuguese carefully when talking to his patients. He arrived in the Amazon region only recently from Cuba, and his accent remains strong. But in an area where there has long been no available...
  • Kelly Thomas didn't die of heart failure, cardiologist says

    Kelly Thomas didn't die of heart failure, cardiologist says
    Prosecutors in the trial of two Fullerton police officers accused of beating a mentally ill homeless man to death called on a cardiologist Monday who said Kelly Thomas didn’t die of heart failure, refuting the claims of defense lawyers. The...
  • Pediatricians advise pregnant women, children against drinking raw milk

    Pediatricians advise pregnant women, children against drinking raw milk
    The American Academy of Pediatrics on Monday warned that pregnant women and children should not drink raw milk and said it supports a nationwide ban on the sale of raw milk because of the danger of bacterial illnesses. The group's statement said it...
  • San Jose State will scale back online collaboration

    San Jose State will scale back online collaboration
    San Jose State University is assuming control of, and scaling back on, an online initiative with education provider Udacity, officials said Tuesday, putting in question a collaboration that once symbolized the brave new face of online learning....