The top 10 health stories of 2007

A summary of the major health news of the year, including: more evidence of the hazards of not getting enough sleep, inexpensive genome sequencing, new avenues for treating inflammation, improving health insurance coverage, and breast MRI scans. More »

To catch a thief may stop a heart

Security devices used for inventory control in stores may interfere with the operation of pacemakers or implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs). (Locked) More »

Screening to prevent stroke

Ultrasound carotid screening for stroke risk is being promoted as a simple detection tool, but the test does not always identify those at risk, and some doctors feel that treating the factors that contribute to risk is more beneficial to overall health. (Locked) More »