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H1N1 Flu Update

This situation can appear scary because of the high profile, ever-changing news. There are very simple things that you can do to control the spread of the virus - protect yourself and others from H1N1 flu the same way that you can protect yourself from seasonal flu.

Six Teen Sexual Health Myths Spread By Web Identified In Packard/Stanford Study

Health Web sites that tell teens about sex are often riddled with errors and omissions, according to new research from Lucile Packard Children's Hospital and the Stanford University School of Medicine.

Double-Lung Transplant Work Better Than Single For Long-Term Survival

Having both lungs replaced instead of just one is the single most important feature determining who lives longest after having a lung transplant, more than doubling an organ recipient's chances of extending their life by over a decade, a study by a team of transplant surgeons at Johns Hopkins shows.

With Clock Ticking, Stanford Makes Unprecedented Effort To File For NIH Stimulus Grants

This is the moment of truth, said Linh Dinh at 5:41 p.m. on April 24, as she turned off the music in her office so she could concentrate on submitting the last of her 16 Challenge Grant proposals, an application from assistant professor of medicine Roham Zamanian, MD, to the federal government's Web site for grants.

China's $125 Billion Health Reform Holds Challenges

China's new, 850 billion yuan ($124.3 billion) health care reform plan aims to bring coverage to 200 million uninsured Chinese, but it still relies heavily on spending by cash-strapped local governments...


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