With techniques used to save the heart, surgeons are rescuing limbs from the ravages of diabetes

Good medical care, including surgery, can help diabetics with serious vascular problems keep their feet and legs.

With techniques used to save the heart, surgeons are rescuing limbs from the ravages of diabetes

Good medical care, including surgery, can help diabetics with serious vascular problems keep their feet and legs.

Medical mystery: Was it really malaria that plagued our fifth president?

Despite his many ailments, James Monroe achieved an astonishing amount for the new United States.

Medical mystery: Was it really malaria that plagued our fifth president?

Despite his many ailments, James Monroe achieved an astonishing amount for the new United States.

Alzheimer’s Association awards $790K in grants to University of Pennsylvania researchers

The grants will fund research on cognitive testing, genetics and a form of cognitive dysfunction called SNAP.

Alzheimer’s Association awards $790K in grants to University of Pennsylvania researchers

The grants will fund research on cognitive testing, genetics and a form of cognitive dysfunction called SNAP.
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My daughter inherited my cancer-causing gene. Now she’s having major surgery and I’m having major anxiety.

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Pennsylvania, Ohio, and West Virginia had more than twice the national rate of drug overdose deaths in 2017.

FDA warns about a dietary supplement that can be dangerous for pregnant women

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