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Kathlyn S. Patient Expert

St. Paul, Minnesota
I'm an independent health and science writer. I'm interested in public policies, new research, and learning more about spirituality and healing. Personal interests include travel, photography and volunteering on worthwhile projects.
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Canine Model of ALS Emerges

Researchers have found that dogs with a neurodegenerative disorder share a gene mutation similar to that for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)...

Public disclosure of physician-industry ties part of a new trend in transparency

Led by academic institutions, numerous healthcare organizations have instituted public disclosure requirements. This week, Minneapolis-based Park...

Where do Minnesota robins go in the winter?

I was surprised to look out my window this morning and see a flock of six or seven robins on my step.   Why? Well, first, I’m not...

Will Gupta's ratings explode with Surgeon General nod? -- Michael Collins

The appointment of television celebrity, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, MD, as Surgeon General of the United States looks like the boldest step yet in the...

Melamine Infant Formula (cartoon)

Following the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's setting of a "safe" level of melamine in foods, the World Health Organization (WHO) has announced...

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