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Wednesday, Sep 2, 2015 at 11:19 AM EDT

Doctors Perform Strange Operation to Save Man's Hand

Doctors Perform Strange Operation to Save Man's Hand

Casey Reyes struggled for a way to explain the "sci-fi" surgery doctors were proposing to save her 87-year-old grandfather's badly burned hand. "They're gonna put your hand inside your stomach, kind of like...

Wednesday, Sep 2, 2015 at 05:17 AM EDT

VA Planning to Open Clinic in Montgomery Co.

VA Planning to Open Clinic in Montgomery Co.

Maryland elected officials say the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is considering opening an outpatient clinic in Montgomery County.

Monday, Aug 31, 2015 at 11:49 PM EDT

Apps May Substitute for Visits to Doctor

Apps May Substitute for Visits to Doctor

Snap a photo of a mole, acne or rosacea and you could save yourself a doctor's visit. The makers of dozens of smartphone apps say their products can substitute for some in-person visits -- but some local doctors...

Friday, Aug 28, 2015 at 02:47 PM EDT

Diabetes Drugs Can Cause Severe Joint Pain: FDA

Diabetes Drugs Can Cause Severe Joint Pain: FDA

Certain diabetes drugs can cause severe and disabling joint pain, the Food and Drug Administration warned patients on Friday. "The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning that the type 2 diabetes...

Friday, Aug 28, 2015 at 12:19 PM EDT

3 Generations Linked by Single Womb After Transplant

3 Generations Linked by Single Womb After Transplant

For one family in Sweden, a pioneering procedure has led to a baby being born from the same womb that nurtured his mother, uniting three generations. The new mother, who lost her own uterus to cancer in her 20s,...

Tuesday, Aug 25, 2015 at 08:46 PM EDT

Clothes Carry Germs Into Newborn ICU: Study

Clothes Carry Germs Into Newborn ICU: Study

Parents and other people who come to visit babies in the newborn intensive care unit are sometimes carrying a potentially deadly germ on their clothing, researchers report. They found respiratory syncytial virus...

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