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Brainstorm Health: Obesity and Cancer, Mylan Stock Soars, Online Doctor Ratings

As far as public health threats go, there are few that carry as many multifaceted risks as obesity does. The condition is linked to everything from high blood pressure (and its associate cardiovascular health disorders) to metabolic illnesses like diabetes. But obesity is also a significant factor in certain types of cancer—and those cancers are on the rise, according to new ... Read More »

​You’re likely to live longer if your doctor is a woman

IANS | Updated: Dec 25, 2016, 12.34 PM IST You’re likely to live longer if your doctor is a woman (Gawrav Sinha/Getty Images) In a surprise finding, a team of Harvard University researchers has found that elderly patients treated by female physiciansare less likely to die within 30 days of admission, or to be readmitted within 30 days of discharge, ... Read More »