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Could Doctors Use Robots to Treat Ebola Patients?

Nov 10
Researchers at UC Berkeley are exploring how robots could be used to combat Ebola. For example, a robot could decontaminate a room or help a doctor diagnose the disease remotely. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports.

Sage Release Research on Aging Among LGBTs

By Winnie McCroy | Nov 10
LGBT seniors report high concerns about aging and retirement, a lack of disclosure to their healthcare providers and smaller support networks, but are also more likely to see themselves as mentors, reads a new report by SAGE.

New Laser Technology for Acne Scar Treatment

Nov 7
Acne leaves about 20 million Americans with lifelong scars, but now a new laser treatment called PicoSure may help. Doctors say the device delivers quick bursts of energy to the skin in an attempt to improve texture and appearance.

How Late-Night Meals Serve Up Acid Reflux Risk

Nov 6
About 20 percent of American adults suffer from heartburn, also known as acid reflux. An article from the New York Times offers a simple solution: eat dinner earlier. Cardiologist Dr. Tara Narula discusses complications of acid reflux.

Terminally Ill Brittany Maynard Takes Her Own Life

By Steven Dubois and Terrence Petty | Nov 3
Brittany Maynard, the terminally ill woman who revived a national debate about physician-assisted suicide ended her life Saturday by swallowing lethal drugs made available under an Oregon law allowing terminally ill people to choose when to die.

Brittany Maynard: New Face of Right-to-Die

By Sharon Cohen | Oct 31
Saturday was supposed to be the day that Brittany Maynard killed herself. She still might do it, but her latest message seems to suggest she intends to live, at least for a while.

Judge Rejects Ebola Quarantine for Nurse

By Robert F. Bukaty | Oct 31
Kaci Hickox can travel unrestricted after a Maine judge rejected the state's bid to limit her movements as a medical worker who has treated Ebola patients

A Guide To Starting Your Family Via Surrogate

By Winnie McCroy | Oct 31
Gay male couples who want to have a biological child of their own must often engage in a long and expensive process involving a gestational surrogate. EDGE can help make it easier!

Google Working on Pill that Searches for Illnesses

By Brandon Bailey | Oct 29
Google is working on a cancer-detecting pill in its latest effort to push the boundaries of technology.

Health Overhaul's Subsidies at Supreme Court

By Mark Sherman | Oct 29
Supreme Court justices have their first chance this week to decide whether they have the appetite for another major fight over President Barack Obama's health care law.

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