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With two major exceptions, overlapping surgeries are safe overall

A surgeon sometimes moves from one operation to the next before the first one is completed, leaving junior surgeons, residents, and physician assistants to complete the noncritical portions of the procedure. The practice happens tens of thousands of times a year in U.S. hospitals, but are such overlapping operations safe? For the most part they… Read More »

Major Study Finds ‘Some Evidence’ of Link Between Cellphone Radiation and Brain Cancer

For decades, health experts have struggled to determine whether or not cellphones can cause cancer. On Thursday, a federal agency released the final results of what experts call the world’s largest and most costly experiment to look into the question. The study originated in the Clinton administration, cost $ 30 million and involved some 3,000… Read More »