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Health

Reporting and analysis about the innovation, trends, and business of medicine and health care

Health |
January 1, 1980

The Baby Factory

At Houston’s Jefferson Davis Hospital, the wonders of modern medicine collide with the raw realities of birth, poverty, neglect and hope.

Health |
December 1, 1979

Smokers Are People Too

You can always spot a smoker. He fiddles with matches, his shirt pocket bulges in a tiny rectangle, and fumes emerge from his mouth and nose. But what should we do about him?

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April 1, 1979

Super Medicine

At the Texas Medical Center the best hospitals, doctors, researchers, and medical technology anywhere in the world have combined to transform doctors from healers into superstars.

Health |
March 1, 1977

Oops!

Everybody makes mistakes, but mistakes in the medical profession leave scars on everybody.

Health |
April 30, 1974

Spinal Strategists

Vibrating vertebrae is not a disease; it is either a cure or not a cure. Our reporter turned her back to the whole subject.