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First man to sign up for head transplant bows out, but surgeon insists list of volunteers is still ‘quite long’

Having fallen head over heels in love, the first volunteer for a human head/body transplant has pulled out, saying he could not leave his new wife and baby boy for the months that surgery surely would have required. Valery Spiridonov, a 33-year-old Russian computer scientist who suffers from a devastating muscle wasting disease that has… Read More »

Hospitals are now required to list prices for procedures online, but there's a catch

A new year, a new health law. As of Jan. 1, 2019, hospitals will be required to post the cost of medical procedures online, providing patients with more transparency for the treatments they’re getting. But here’s the problem: the prices hospitals post won’t include the costs of having a doctor look at you, and because… Read More »

Healthy Hearing’s quiet toy list 2018

The holiday season is a wonderful mix of sights and sounds, family and gift-giving, celebration and thanksgiving. It seems the season gets bigger, noisier and more hectic with each passing year. In fact, in addition to the increased volume of traffic, crowd noise and music during the holidays, some of the toys on the market… Read More »