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SmartPlanet stories related to the diagnosis, treatment and medical prevention of disease, injury or impairment, as well as the institutions, systems and policy that enable and deliver it.
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Q&A: Richard Webby, health expert, on the new deadly flu strain
The best and worst countries for older people
23andMe wants millions of customers in its database
Disappearing plastic stent could lead to a natural recovery
Asian beauty products bring new glow to the U.S. market
Why don't we have a better bug spray yet?
Tracking brain injury in youth football players
Secure medical implants with encrypted heartbeats
Plastic babies, fake patient data: Kaiser's mock hospital
China's addiction to antibiotics has spilled over to livestock
New studies explore possibility of sequencing every child's genome
A "boring" painkiller offers relief without the addiction
Malaria vaccine could jumpstart world economy
Need heart surgery? Delay until the full moon
Q&A: Dementia expert John Zeisel on 'hopeful aging'
Q&A: Barbara Montero, philosopher, on the myth of 'Just Do It'
Trends that will shape technological healthcare strategies
Q&A: Jessica Green, biodiversity scientist, on the microbial ecosystems in our b...