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What if you could buy your train ticket for free?

Obviously there is no free lunch. PLUS! what you pay would help you.

Peep inside your genes

You can now know in advance the health risks you inherently carry by deciphering the DNA code you are born with

Leg Reversal Surgery

Cancer in the leg? Okay, lets reverse the leg to save it after removing the cancerous part!

Latest Medicine for Lupus

URMC lupus expert Dr. Jennifer Anolik talks about the promise -- and limits -- of the new drug approved by FDA. It's been 50 years since a drug was approved for lupus by FDA.

One Ounce of Spit Reveals 3 Billion Things About You

Researchers at the Ohio State University hope to use the information found in saliva to develop a new approach to medicine.

Therapeutic Hypothermia

Doctors lower a patient's body temperature in an effort to raise his chances for survival. Learn more about the cutting-edge technology that is saving patients lives.

A lab the size of a postage stamp

Traditional lab tests for disease diagnosis can be too expensive and cumbersome for the regions most in need. George Whitesides' ingenious answer, at TEDxBoston, is a foolproof tool that can be manufactured at virtually zero cost.

Bariatric Surgery – Nat Ezrays

Nat Ezray struggled with weight problems for decades. After bariatric surgery at Stanford Hospital & Clinics, combined with lifestyle changes, Ezray's health has improved substantially.

Operating room of the future

The Suite consists of four operating rooms housing futuristic surgical, endoscopic and imaging technology including the Artis zeego angiography C-arm system developed by Siemens Healthcare and recently approved for use in the United States. The C-arm can rotate completely around an operating table scanning a patient from all angles, and offering surgeons detailed imaging to guide them in their procedure.

Advances in cosmetic surgery

Stay in step with the spectacular advances in cosmetic surgery