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Twin tragedies give survivor a new face
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Twin tragedies give survivor a new face

February 17th, 2017 | by Contributor
ROCHESTER, Minn. — He’d been waiting for this day, and when his doctor handed him the mirror, Andy Sandness stared at his image and absorbed the enormity of the moment: He had a new face, one that had belonged to...
Court rules doctors can ask patients about guns
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Court rules doctors can ask patients about guns

February 17th, 2017 | by Contributor
MIAMI — A federal appeals court ruled on Thursday that Florida doctors can talk to patients about gun safety, declaring a law aimed at restricting such discussions a violation of the First Amendment’s right to free...
Flu vaccine seems to be working well, weakening punch of nasty bug
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Flu vaccine seems to be working well, weakening punch of nasty bug

February 17th, 2017 | by Contributor
NEW YORK — This season’s flu vaccine seems to be working pretty well, weakening the punch of a nasty bug that’s going around, U.S. health officials said Thursday. Preliminary figures suggest the vaccine is 48...
64-year-old woman gives birth to twins
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64-year-old woman gives birth to twins

February 17th, 2017 | by Contributor
Doctors say a 64-year-old woman has given birth to a healthy set of twins at a hospital in Spain — her second successful pregnancy in the span of 6 years. The woman, who is only being identified by the initials M.I.A.,...
Parents still lose sleep worrying about grown children
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Parents still lose sleep worrying about grown children

February 17th, 2017 | by Contributor
Most parents don’t need a study to tell them that they lose sleep worrying about their kids when they’re young, but new research shows many older adults with grown children still feel the stress, as well. The study,...
MRIs suggest why political beliefs are hard to change
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MRIs suggest why political beliefs are hard to change

February 17th, 2017 | by Contributor
LOS ANGELES — When it comes to politics, it can be difficult to accept the other side. Some friendships have even ended as a result of opposing political views. Last November’s presidential election is a prime example...