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Tiger Woods (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Dr. Max Gomez: Tiger’s Violent Swing Likely Will Mean Longer Recovery Time

Modern back surgery is dramatically better than it was even just a few years ago. The surgery Woods and many others have had is now often an outpatient procedure, with an incision less than an inch long and the patient walking around within hours.

04/03/2014

This is the skin of a patient after 3 days of measles infection; treated at a New York hospital. (CDC/file)

Health Officials: 25 Cases Of Measles Confirmed In NYC

It first showed up in northern Manhattan and the Bronx, but the three most recent cases were reported on the Lower East Side.

04/02/2014

This image taken March 31, 2014 in Washington, DC shows a page on the HealthCare.gov website indicating that the site is too busy for the amount of traffic. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Affordable Care Act Projected To Meet Enrollee Goal

The Obama administration says a new technical problem briefly prevented last-minute users from signing up on the government’s health insurance website.

03/31/2014

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Study: Autism May Begin Developing In Infants During Pregnancy

New Centers for Disease Control and Prevention figures and a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine are shining more light on autism.

03/27/2014

Weight-loss drug alli  (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

GlaxoSmithKline Recalls Weight-Loss Drug Alli Over Tampering Concerns

A popular weight loss drug is being pulled from U.S. and Puerto Rico retailers over tampering concerns.

03/27/2014