Men appear to experience more difficulties after total joint replacement surgery than women, according to research at the University of Toronto. Prior to this study, it was generally thought that women tended to have more complications. Learn more
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Keep your face always toward the sunshine--and shadows will always fall behind you.
Fewer than half of the people who have Alzheimer's disease are actually told by their doctors that they have the condition, according to a new report from the Alzheimer's Association. Learn more
- SLICE OF HISTORY
A researcher named Dr. Jonas Salk announces on a national radio show that he has sucessfully tested a new polio vaccine with a small group of adults and children. It's seen as a huge breakthrough against one of the most feared diseases of the 20th century. Just the previous year, there had been 58,000 new cases of the crippling condition in the U.S.--most of them children--and 3,000 people died. Get the full story.