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Blood Tests

5 Blood Tests That Are Worth The Prick

Posted 06.18.2014 | OWN

These quick, easy tests can reveal hidden risks, explain mystery ailments and help you make better decisions about your health. By Corrie Pikul ...

My Weekend as a Diabetic

Lev Raphael | Posted 10.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Lev Raphael

I wish my dermatologist had originally said something a little less specific like, "Let's do a blood test to see if we can figure out what the problem is" or something equally general. I might have then assumed it was a vitamin or mineral deficiency. But that word, diabetes, triggered panic.

Missouri v. McNeely: The Loss of Bodily Integrity in an Emerging Police State

John W. Whitehead | Posted 01.15.2013 | Crime
John W. Whitehead

While the literal purpose of the amendment is to protect our property and our bodies from unwarranted government intrusion, the moral intention behind it is to protect our human dignity.

'I Like My Skin Thin, Thank You'

Lisa Guest | Posted 07.25.2012 | Women
Lisa Guest

I've been told I over-analyze things too much. I've been told I'm too sensitive about little things. I've been told I should grow a thicker skin. I like my skin thin.

The New Blood Test That Can Diagnose Teen Depression

Posted 04.19.2012 | College

Northwestern Medicine scientist Eva Redei has developed the first blood test to diagnose major depression in teens -- a breakthrough that allows for s...

Man Lies Down In Front Of Girlfriend's Car, Gets Run Over

Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

An angry boyfriend became a speed bump when he tried to stop his girlfriend from driving away. Joel Santos didn't want to call it a night when his ...

Deliberative Indifference

John Hollway | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Hollway

John Thompson is one of the "lucky" ones -- after 18 years in prison, he's gotten his life back. New Orleans released him with $10 and the clothes he was arrested in in 1984.

Six Months: Waiting for the Blood Test

Lea Lane | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lea Lane

Our concept of time focuses around what's important to us: summer vacations, semester breaks, baseball seasons, and for some of us, blood test to blood test.

A Christmas Present from Israel: A Bloodless Medical Exam

Karin Kloosterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Karin Kloosterman

Thanks to new research, unnecessary and uncomfortable medical and psychological tests can now be replaced with a pencil and paper -- and can provide a much more accurate forecast.