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Minecraft 'Fear Clinic' does battle with smoking

Swedish youth attempting to quit smoking shouldn't be afraid of the virtual "Fear Clinic" in Minecraft. It's there to help.

By March 5, 2014

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Human gene editing is about to happen, but don't freak out just yet

Commentary: A British research team has gotten the go-ahead to edit the DNA of a human embryo using breakthrough tech that could cure cancer -- or bring on a comic-book-style mutant apocalypse.

By February 5, 2016

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Woman sues doc for revealing her nose job on clinic site

A New York woman believes she is hurt to the degree of $23 million after her "before" and "after" images are used on her doctor's Web site.

By June 24, 2013

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Mayo Clinic unveils software that pinpoints risky lung nodules

Program called Computer-aided Nodule Assessment and Risk Yield, or Canary, provides noninvasive method to test for cancer.

By April 8, 2013

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How accurately do fitness trackers monitor sleep?

As the "quantified self" craze continues, fitness trackers have us obsessing over not only how active we are but also how soundly we're sleeping. How do the devices stack up against clinical sleep studies though? CNET's Sumi Das visits the Stanford Sleep Center for an expert's opinion.

By July 23, 2014

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Remote-controlled chip could be the future of contraceptives

A tiny chip implanted under a woman's skin can deliver hormonal birth control for up to 16 years and is entering pre-clinical trials next year.

By July 6, 2014

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Google Glass handed out to medical students at UC Irvine

The California school thinks the device will help students with anatomy, clinical skills, and hospital rotations.

By May 14, 2014

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Sobriety app with panic button helps addicts stay on the wagon

Those who use the A-CHESS app are 65 percent more likely to refrain from drinking a year after getting treatment than those who left a treatment center without the app, according to the first large, randomized clinical trial to test this kind of app.

By March 27, 2014

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How real are cinema psychos? New study finds out

Fictional characters Gordon Gekko and Anton Chigurh top the list of realistic psychopaths, research says, while classic characters like Norman Bates may not be as true to the clinical definition.

By January 2, 2014

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Honda steps forward with walking assist device

Company begins a clinical trial of its Walking Assist Device at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago to assess its ability to help stroke patients improve mobility.

By November 19, 2013