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Training New Doctors Right Where They're Needed
Training New Doctors Right Where They're Needed

A look at one of 57 centers nationwide that were created by the Affordable Care Act in 2010 to serve areas with large unmet medical needs

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When Pain is Untreatable with Drugs
When Pain is Untreatable with Drugs

Sometimes imaginative solutions are in order

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Annual Screening Mammograms Beginning at Age 40 Saves the Most Lives
Annual Screening Mammograms Beginning at Age 40 Saves the Most Lives

Studies indicate that the most lives are saved when screenings begin at age 40 rather than a later age.

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 Florida Continues to Lag Behind Nation on Telemedicine Policy
Florida Continues to Lag Behind Nation on Telemedicine Policy

Veteran's Affairs to increase telemedicine service in muted criticism of state laws that hinder development

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Las Vegas Faced a Massacre. Did It Have Enough Trauma Centers?
Las Vegas Faced a Massacre. Did It Have Enough Trauma Centers?

For decades, the hospital industry viewed trauma care as a money-losing proposition because of the high costs of keeping doctors and nurses on standby 24 hours a day

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The Einstein Method
The Einstein Method

Strengthening the tongue for obstructive sleep apnea

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As Loyal Blood Donors Age, Industry Is Out For Young Blood
As Loyal Blood Donors Age, Industry Is Out For Young Blood

45 percent of blood donations come from those over 50

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To Wage War On Superbugs, FDA Clears Way For Scope With A Disposable Piece
To Wage War On Superbugs, FDA Clears Way For Scope With A Disposable Piece

Some medical experts questioned whether this design change goes far enough to protect patients

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As Care Shifts From Hospital To Home, Guarding Against Infection Falls To Families
As Care Shifts From Hospital To Home, Guarding Against Infection Falls To Families

Researchers recently discovered that more kids with central lines are getting bloodstream infections at home

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Prevention Experts Propose Easing Advice On Number Of Cervical Cancer Screenings
Prevention Experts Propose Easing Advice On Number Of Cervical Cancer Screenings

Instead of getting both a Pap test and an HPV test to screen for cervical cancer, many women should get just one or the other at regular intervals

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AMA Awards Research Grants to Advance the Study of Women in Medicine
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And Baby Makes Three
And Baby Makes Three

Science has come a long way to provide alternative methods to having children when the natural process just won't work

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In Pursuit of Strength in Every Age
In Pursuit of Strength in Every Age

Older people want what everyone else wants: to live life on their terms, in the place and manner of their choosing. They want to live lives that matter to them and to others.

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New Research: EHRs Contributing to Physician Burnout
New Research: EHRs Contributing to Physician Burnout

This study reveals what many primary care physicians already know â€" data entry tasks associated with EHR systems are significantly cutting into available time for physicians to engage with patients

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Hurricane Health Toll: Texas Doctor Taps Lessons From Katrina, Applies to Florida
Hurricane Health Toll: Texas Doctor Taps Lessons From Katrina, Applies to Florida

From New Orleans to Houston to Florida, Experience Matters

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Shedding New Light On Hospice Care: No Need To Wait For The 'Brink Of Death'
Shedding New Light On Hospice Care: No Need To Wait For The 'Brink Of Death'

Although hospices now serve more than 1.4 million people a year, this specialized type of care, meant for people with six months or less to live, continues to evoke resistance, fear and misunderstanding

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Zika Virus Kills Brain Cancer Stem Cells
Zika Virus Kills Brain Cancer Stem Cells

Virus could potentially be used to treat deadly disease

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Why to Care About Self-Care
Why to Care About Self-Care

It's no secret that those who practice healing or caregiving professions are at high risk for burnout

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The Gravity of Preventing Patient Falls and Injuries
The Gravity of Preventing Patient Falls and Injuries

One-third of these falls are preventable, it makes addressing the issue even more integral

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Pioneering Cancer Gene Therapy Gets Green Light -- And $475,000 Price Tag
Pioneering Cancer Gene Therapy Gets Green Light -- And $475,000 Price Tag
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Mayo Pain Expert: Holistic Approach Helps Patients Ditch Opioids
Mayo Pain Expert: Holistic Approach Helps Patients Ditch Opioids

More than 80 percent of the patients who enroll stay for the entire program

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Elder Abuse: ERs Learn How To Protect A Vulnerable Population
Elder Abuse: ERs Learn How To Protect A Vulnerable Population

Identifying victims and intervening poses challenges for doctors and nurses

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Offshore Rush For Herpes Vaccine Roils Debate Over U.S. Safety Rules
Offshore Rush For Herpes Vaccine Roils Debate Over U.S. Safety Rules

"What they're doing is patently unethical."

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'Breakthrough' Leukemia Drug Also Portends 'Quantum Leap' In Cost
'Breakthrough' Leukemia Drug Also Portends 'Quantum Leap' In Cost

"From what we're hearing, this will be a quantum leap more expensive than other cancer drugs"

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Dying At Home In An Opioid Crisis: Hospices Grapple With Stolen Meds
Dying At Home In An Opioid Crisis: Hospices Grapple With Stolen Meds

For family members struggling with addiction, bottles of pills lying around the house can be hard to resist

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