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Elderly Spaniards Can Get Medical Checkups Via Kinect
Long-lived Basque Country is piloting a system aimed at reducing healthcare costs with remote sensors.
Why Do Doctors Abuse Drugs?
A study tracks the confessions of doctors in treatment for substance abuse.
Paying Doctors For A Job Well Done Benefits Patients, New Studies Find
But the jury's still out, overall, whether paying doctors by their performance works.
Watch Rich People Earn More Money Than You In Real Time [Infographic]
How much Kobe Bryant and others make in a minute compared to a minimum wage worker.
Study: Your Doctor Really Does Feel Your Pain
Revenge for "this will only hurt a little."
Why Everything You Read About Your Health Is Wrong
Except when it's right. Unless you read both the right thing and the wrong thing. Or unless something's only half right. Existential crisis!
This Robot Vomits So You Won’t Have To
Larry the humanoid vomiting simulator is not the most glamorous robot we've covered.
Electronic Sutures Can Check For Infections and Even Help Wounds Heal
Stitches deserve a makeover. We’ve been using them in some form for thousands of years. So while they’ve stood the...
Autotransfusion Device Collects Stray Blood During Surgery and Pumps it Back Into the Patient
Massive blood loss, known as MBL in the medical world, is a major cause of death during cardiac surgery–and an...
Video: The Doctors Who Made the No-Pulse Heart
Heart Stop Beating is a three-minute documentary film about the no-pulse, continuous-flow artificial heart, which Dan Baum writes about in...