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What My 90-Year-Old Mom Taught Me About The Future Of AI In Health Care
Dr. Isaac Kohane devises a plan to manage his mother's heart dysfunction, and along the way is persuaded that spectacular gains in artificial intelligence could bode far better for our health than studies to date suggest -- but not replace commonsensical, caring humans.
In Long Fight Over School Chocolate Milk, Perhaps A Whole New Flavor
"We shouldn't be offering sugared milk, just like we don't offer candy apples in schools," argues pediatrician Dr. Diane Dooley. Others argue that kids won't drink unflavored low-fat milk, and so lose good nutrients. So maybe a return to plain, whole milk in the schools?
A Deadly First: Carfentanil, An Opioid 100 Times More Potent Than Fentanyl, Traced In Mass.
That threat of accidental exposure from carfentanil -- a drug not approved for human consumption and used as a tranquilizer for large animals, like elephants -- has many police officers, firefighters and EMTs on edge.
Why Nearly Half My Patients Who Get Hurt On The Job Don’t Report It
Since Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested and detained Jose Flores, who retained legal counsel to seek workers' compensation after a construction accident, we will likely see even more workers fearful to report injuries and other abuses.