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'Grey's Anatomy' blamed for 'false expectations' of medical care

Television medical dramas — especially “Grey’s Anatomy” — are giving people alarmingly elevated symptoms of lofty expectations when it comes to their medical care and doctors’ bedside manner, a new study found. The research, published Monday in the journal Trauma ...

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Port Authority covertly taped staffers during medical exams: suit

A Port Authority secretary was secretly videotaped during an agency medical exam – and other employees might have experienced surreptitious surveillance, a new lawsuit alleges. Charlene Talarico went to the Port Authority’s Office of Medical Services on Aug. 4, 2016, ...

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Apple, in Sign of Health Ambitions, Adds Medical Records Feature for iPhone

Advertisement In the latest indication of Apple’s growing ambitions in the digital health market, the tech giant on Wednesday unveiled a new feature that would allow users to automatically download and see parts of their medical records on their iPhones. ...

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Man ruptures throat by stifling a sneeze: medical journal

A new medical study is nothing to sneeze at, but may convince you to go ahead and sneeze. One 34-year-old man ruptured his throat by closing his mouth and pinching his nose when the urge to sneeze came over him, ...

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Sarah Silverman pays medical bill for Twitter troll

Sarah Silverman is being the bigger person. The funny woman decided to pay the medical bills of a man who called her a “c–t” on Twitter. Silverman responded to his mean remark with compassion after combing through his timeline. “I ...

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Serena Williams endured medical ordeal following C-section

Serena Williams experienced a wave of medical and emotional issues last fall after giving birth to her first child, according to a report Wednesday. The tennis superstar, 36, revealed she began having difficulty breathing the day after her daughter, Alexis ...

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New York medical marijuana grower expanding its product line

Albany – The Trump administration’s move to crack down on legalized pot isn’t stopping at least one New York medical marijuana grower from expanding its product line. Etain Inc. has become the first marijuana grower to receive state Health Department ...

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Alex Trebek on medical leave from 'Jeopardy' after surgery

What is a subdural hematoma? “Jeopardy” host Alex Trebek announced Thursday that production of the game show is on hold after he underwent surgery in mid-December. Trebek, 77, developed blood clots on the brain after a fall in October and ...

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Freed From the iPhone, the Apple Watch Finds a Medical Purpose

“This is an important step in the evolution of wearables,” said Tim Bajarin, president of Creative Strategies, an advisory and research firm. “The Apple Watch can now be on you all the time doing this type of medical monitoring.” The ...

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N.Y. medical pot activist cuffed on cannabis charge in California

Longtime New York medical marijuana advocate Dana Beal is back in the joint for attempting to transport 22 pounds of marijuana out of California, police said Monday. Beal, 70, was arrested Saturday night in Hayfork, Calif., a rural community about ...

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