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Cervical Cancer: Preventable and Curable
Cervical Cancer: Preventable and Curable

There are five main types of cancer that affect a woman's reproductive organ: cervical, uterine, vaginal and vulvar

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Hospital Honchos Hone New Message In Wake Of Opioid Epidemic: Expect Pain
Hospital Honchos Hone New Message In Wake Of Opioid Epidemic: Expect Pain

Opioid addiction is a reality that can be disconnected from where it sometimes starts

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Identifying and Treating the Causes of Knee Pain
Identifying and Treating the Causes of Knee Pain

The No. 1 reason for knee pain is arthritis

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For Elder Health, Trips To The ER Are Often A Tipping Point
For Elder Health, Trips To The ER Are Often A Tipping Point

An older person's trip to the ER often signals a serious health challenge and should serve as a wake-up call for caregivers and relatives

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Defending Against This Season's Deadly Flu: 5 Things To Know Now
Defending Against This Season's Deadly Flu: 5 Things To Know Now

Nationally, as of mid-December, at least 106 people had died from the infectious disease

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Wrecked And Retching: Obscure Vomiting Illness Linked To Long-Term Pot Use
Wrecked And Retching: Obscure Vomiting Illness Linked To Long-Term Pot Use

Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome, a condition only recently acknowledged by the medical community

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Pharmacists Slow To Dispense Lifesaving Overdose Drug
Pharmacists Slow To Dispense Lifesaving Overdose Drug

Opioid overdoses killed 2,000 people in California and 15,000 nationwide in 2015

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Revolutionizing Cancer Care - Part 2
Revolutionizing Cancer Care - Part 2

Integrative Medicine is a popular term in healthcare today, but what does it really mean for cancer care?

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Infection Lapses Rampant In Nursing Homes But Punishment Is Rare
Infection Lapses Rampant In Nursing Homes But Punishment Is Rare

A Kaiser Health News analysis of four years of federal inspection records shows 74 percent of nursing homes have been cited for lapses in infection control

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Doing More Harm Than Good? Epidemic of Screening Burdens Nation's Older Patients
Doing More Harm Than Good? Epidemic of Screening Burdens Nation's Older Patients
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UCF College of Medicine/HCA Consortium Announces  New Transitional Year Residency Program
UCF College of Medicine/HCA Consortium Announces New Transitional Year Residency Program

This program is part of a UCF College of Medicine-Hospital Corporation of America consortium seeking to add more than 600 residency slots to Florida by 2020.

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Opioids After Surgery Left Her Addicted. Is That A Medical Error?
Opioids After Surgery Left Her Addicted. Is That A Medical Error?

"There was no recognition by these really professional, senior, seasoned doctors at Boston's finest hospitals that I was going through withdrawal."

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An Overlooked Epidemic: Older Americans Taking Too Many Unneeded Drugs
An Overlooked Epidemic: Older Americans Taking Too Many Unneeded Drugs

Unlike the overuse of opioid painkillers, the polypharmacy problem has attracted little attention, even though its hazards are well documented

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Fear Compromises The Health, Well-Being Of Immigrant Families, Report Finds
Fear Compromises The Health, Well-Being Of Immigrant Families, Report Finds

Immigrant families like Ramirez's are living with heightened fear and uncertainty because of stricter immigration policies and increased enforcement under the Trump administration,

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These Annual Checkups Help Seniors Not Only Survive But Thrive
These Annual Checkups Help Seniors Not Only Survive But Thrive

Wellness coaching aims to rethink how we treat aging

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Accelerated Trauma Program for Treating Substance Use Disorder
Accelerated Trauma Program for Treating Substance Use Disorder

The behavior of addiction stems from an underlying psychological condition that manifests as symptom relief for emotions or feelings that are disruptive to life.

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Stopping Opioid Addiction At One Key Source: The Hospital
Stopping Opioid Addiction At One Key Source: The Hospital

Opioid addiction has been deemed a "national emergency" It's estimated to have claimed 64,000 lives in 2016 alone.

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Treating The New Hep C Generation On Their Turf
Treating The New Hep C Generation On Their Turf

The opioid addiction crisis has engendered an unfortunate side effect

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AMA Applauds FDA Commissioner Gottlieb on Opioid Treatment Approach
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FDA announces approval, CMS proposes coverage of first breakthrough-designated test to detect extensive number of cancer biomarkers
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The Ratcheting Price Of The Pneumococcal Vaccine: What Gives?
The Ratcheting Price Of The Pneumococcal Vaccine: What Gives?

But the steady rise in prices for branded drugs contributes indirectly to rises in premiums, deductibles and government health spending, analysts say

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Despite ACA Cost Protections, Most Adolescents Skip Regular Checkups
Despite ACA Cost Protections, Most Adolescents Skip Regular Checkups

More than half of children in the survey didn't go to the doctor for routine care over the course of a year, even though many families gained insurance and wouldn't have owed anything for the visits

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Taking A Page From Pharma's Playbook To Fight The Opioid Crisis
Taking A Page From Pharma's Playbook To Fight The Opioid Crisis

Taking a page from the pharmaceutical industry's playbook with an opposite goal in mind: to reduce the use of prescription painkillers

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New Policy Furthers AMA's Efforts to Create Medical School of the Future
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AMA Adopts Strategy for More Consistent Coverage of New Genetic Tests and Therapeutics
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