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First U.S. face transplant recipient dies, leaving an important legacy

Article content continued Carmen had also been attacked by a man, her ex-husband. Her first transplant, which she received in 2013, failed. Despite taking strong doses of immuno-suppressive drugs, her body slowly rejected the new face, to the point where she could no longer eat and was in constant pain. Carmen received a second donated… Read More »

Viewpoints: Discussing Health Priorities With Seriously Ill Patients Is Vitally Important Now; Rationing Care Forces Hard Decisions

Editorial pages focus on these health care topics and others. Boston Globe: In The Midst Of The Coronavirus Pandemic, We Must Have Those Serious Illness Conversations  The COVID-19 crisis is forcing a lot of uncomfortable conversations, often ones that should have happened long ago but that we’ve put off for one reason or another. Among… Read More »

The Important First Step in Creating Healthy Habits That’s Often Overlooked

Have you ever felt like you know what you should be doing when it comes to living a healthy lifestyle, but you just can’t seem to get yourself to follow through on it consistently or easily? Whenever you are feeling that way, it’s likely that whatever you’re trying to do isn’t fully aligned with what… Read More »

A machine-versus-doctors fixation masks important questions about artificial intelligence

Next time you go to the doctor, remember to bring your genome card.  What, you don’t have one? Of course you don’t. Wallet-sized cards containing a person’s genetic code don’t exist.  Yet they were envisioned in a 1996 Los Angeles Times article, which predicted that by 2020 the makeup of a person’s genome would drive… Read More »

What Are The Differences Between Men’s Physical And Mental Health And What Is More Important

Keeping men’s mental and physical health in check is easier than it seems, and you can do it just by having a balance between the things you do. Follow the advice in this article to feel better both about your physical and mental state. December 25, 2019 by Anna Medina Leave a Comment — Mental… Read More »