Medicare is trying a different approach in one experiment: Some hospice patients will still be able to get treatments aimed at prolonging life.Read more
Cacao "supertrees" in the north produce more pods with more seeds than ordinary cacao trees. A USAID project hopes to capitalize on that so Haiti can gain a foothold in the high-end chocolate market.Read more
It's hard not to worry about heart problems when running hard in hot weather. But heat stroke is a far bigger health risk, researchers say. Marathon organizers are trying to make races safer.Read more
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