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Los Angeles Times
Football and kids: Are pediatricians too tolerant about youth tackling?This is the week that our national fascination with pro football reaches its an
Football and kids: Are pediatricians too tolerant about youth tackling?
Los Angeles Times / Posted 23 minutes ago
This is the week that our national fascination with pro football reaches its annual climax. The run-up to the Super Bowl is also a good time to ponder the effects of the game on its youngest participants, some of whom start tackling each other as... Read more
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Science Daily
Routine antibiotics should be reconsidered for malnourished childrenReducing routine antibiotic use would be prudent given global concern over the
Routine antibiotics should be reconsidered for malnourished children
Science Daily / Posted 2 hours ago
Reducing routine antibiotic use would be prudent given global concern over the problem of antibiotic resistance, say the researchers. The study will appear in the February 4, 2016 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM). The new... Read more
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Business Insurance
Employer group continues to press for full repeal of Cadillac taxWhile an Obama administration proposal to amend the health care reform law’s so
Employer group continues to press for full repeal of Cadillac tax
Business Insurance / Posted 2 hours ago
While an Obama administration proposal to amend the health care reform law’s so-called Cadillac tax is a step in the right direction, an employer benefits lobbying group says the tax should still be repealed. Under current law, a 40% excise tax will... Read more
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Medical News Today
Mysterious allergy to vibrations: gene provides clueImagine clapping your hands or taking a bumpy bus ride and coming out with a ra
Mysterious allergy to vibrations: gene provides clue
Medical News Today / Posted 6 hours ago
Imagine clapping your hands or taking a bumpy bus ride and coming out with a rash. For some people, these activities, as well as drying their hands with a towel or running, can lead to a form of hives called vibratory urticaria. Vibration can... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
After Texas stopped funding Planned Parenthood, low-income women had more babiesThe state of Texas’ sustained campaign against Planned Parenthood and other fam
After Texas stopped funding Planned Parenthood, low-income women had more babies
Chicago Tribune / Posted 8 hours ago
The state of Texas’ sustained campaign against Planned Parenthood and other family planning clinics affiliated with abortion providers appears to have led to an increase in births among low-income women who lost access to affordable and effective... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
After Texas stopped funding Planned Parenthood, low-income women had more babiesThe state of Texas’ sustained campaign against Planned Parenthood and other fam
After Texas stopped funding Planned Parenthood, low-income women had more babies
Baltimore Sun / Posted 9 hours ago
The state of Texas’ sustained campaign against Planned Parenthood and other family planning clinics affiliated with abortion providers appears to have led to an increase in births among low-income women who lost access to affordable and effective... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
After Texas stopped funding Planned Parenthood, low-income women had more babiesThe state of Texas’ sustained campaign against Planned Parenthood and other fam
After Texas stopped funding Planned Parenthood, low-income women had more babies
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 11 hours ago
The state of Texas’ sustained campaign against Planned Parenthood and other family planning clinics affiliated with abortion providers appears to have led to an increase in births among low-income women who lost access to affordable and effective... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Using corticosteroids before late preterm delivery reduces respiratory complications in babiesA multicenter clinical trial led by researchers at Columbia University Medical
Using corticosteroids before late preterm delivery reduces respiratory complications in babies
News-Medical-Net / Posted 16 hours ago
A multicenter clinical trial led by researchers at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) and NewYork-Presbyterian has found that the use of corticosteroids in mothers at risk for late preterm delivery significantly reduced the incidence of severe... Read more
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Boston Globe
Can Zika be stopped?In a matter of months, the mosquito-borne Zika virus has gone from little-known
Can Zika be stopped?
Boston Globe / Posted 17 hours ago
In a matter of months, the mosquito-borne Zika virus has gone from little-known nuisance to South American scourge and, increasingly, global public health crisis. The World Health Organization announced Thursday that it is putting together an... Read more
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Raw Story
Texas’s aggressive cuts to Planned Parenthood hurt poor women the most: studyTexas’s aggressive campaign to defund Planned Parenthood has led to a steep dro
Texas’s aggressive cuts to Planned Parenthood hurt poor women the most: study
Raw Story / Posted 19 hours ago
Texas’s aggressive campaign to defund Planned Parenthood has led to a steep drop-off in access to popular forms of contraceptives for poor women, and, for some women, a 27% increase in births, a new study published in the New England Journal of... Read more
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The Hill
Senior adviser: White House willing to scale back 'Cadillac tax'The Obama administration is agreeing to scale back its unpopular “Cadillac tax"
Senior adviser: White House willing to scale back 'Cadillac tax'
The Hill / Posted 20 hours ago
The Obama administration is agreeing to scale back its unpopular “Cadillac tax" on high-cost health insurance plans as part of its years-long fight to keep the tax in place. Jason Furman, chief economic adviser for President Obama, said Wednesday... Read more
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NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk
Johnny Manziel tells TMZ: “I’m completely stable”In a bold step in damage control, Manziel went straight to TMZ, telling them th
Johnny Manziel tells TMZ: “I’m completely stable”
NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk / Posted 20 hours ago
In a bold step in damage control, Manziel went straight to TMZ, telling them the alleged incident with Colleen Crowley “didn’t happen,” and reports that he tried to harm her or himself weren’t true. (In a related note, I’m not sure the reaction... Read more
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The Huffington Post
A Maryland Lawmaker Is Offering A Radical New Solution To The Heroin CrisisThe war on drugs has failed. Slap that assertion into Google and you'll find it
A Maryland Lawmaker Is Offering A Radical New Solution To The Heroin Crisis
The Huffington Post / Posted 20 hours ago
The war on drugs has failed. Slap that assertion into Google and you'll find it in quotes being tossed out by politicians of every stripe, from the highest levels of the Obama administration to the lowest-polling GOP candidate for president. But if... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Study: Defunding Planned Parenthood hurt women's health in TexasAUSTIN -- The Texas Legislature's 2013 move to kick Planned Parenthood affiliat
Study: Defunding Planned Parenthood hurt women's health in Texas
Houston Chronicle / Posted yesterday
AUSTIN -- The Texas Legislature's 2013 move to kick Planned Parenthood affiliates out of the state Women's Health Program led to a reduction in birth control access and a possible increase in pregnancies, according to a new study. The research,... Read more
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Business Insurance
Obama administration to propose changes to Cadillac taxThe Obama administration's upcoming 2017 federal budget proposal will include c
Obama administration to propose changes to Cadillac tax
Business Insurance / Posted yesterday
The Obama administration's upcoming 2017 federal budget proposal will include changes to the health care reform law's so-called Cadillac tax, administration officials disclosed Wednesday. Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, a 40%... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
NIH researchers identify genetic mutation responsible for vibratory urticariaScientists at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have identified a genetic
NIH researchers identify genetic mutation responsible for vibratory urticaria
News-Medical-Net / Posted yesterday
Scientists at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have identified a genetic mutation responsible for a rare form of inherited hives induced by vibration, also known as vibratory urticaria. Running, hand clapping, towel drying or even taking a... Read more
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KCEN-TV
Contraception Fell, Medicaid Births Rose When Texas Defunded Planned Parenthood(NBC News) -- Women stopped using the most effective types of contraception and
Contraception Fell, Medicaid Births Rose When Texas Defunded Planned Parenthood
KCEN-TV / Posted yesterday
(NBC News) -- Women stopped using the most effective types of contraception and more babies were born on the government's tab after Texas cut off funding from Planned Parenthood clinics, a team of Texas researchers said Wednesday. The number of... Read more
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Business Insurance
Obama administration mulls changes to Cadillac taxThe Obama administration’s upcoming 2017 federal budget proposal will include c
Obama administration mulls changes to Cadillac tax
Business Insurance / Posted yesterday
The Obama administration’s upcoming 2017 federal budget proposal will include changes to the health care reform law’s so-called Cadillac tax, administration officials disclosed Wednesday. Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, a 40%... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Here's What Happened When Texas Cut off Planned ParenthoodWomen stopped using the most effective types of contraception and more babies w
Here's What Happened When Texas Cut off Planned Parenthood
The Oklahoman / Posted yesterday
Women stopped using the most effective types of contraception and more babies were born on the government's tab after Texas cut off funding from Planned Parenthood clinics, a team of Texas researchers said Wednesday. The number of claims for... Read more
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Daily Mail
Longterm birth control fell after Texas cut Planned Parenthood in 2013More babies were born to poor families and fewer women obtained birth control a
Longterm birth control fell after Texas cut Planned Parenthood in 2013
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
More babies were born to poor families and fewer women obtained birth control after Texas cut Planned Parenthood in 2013, study finds Texas cut Planned Parenthood from its state health program in 2013 Now a report has found the move correlates with... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Aggressive Planned Parenthood cuts hurt poor women the most – studyTexas’s aggressive campaign to defund Planned Parenthood has led to a steep dro
Aggressive Planned Parenthood cuts hurt poor women the most – study
Guardian Unlimited / Posted yesterday
Texas’s aggressive campaign to defund Planned Parenthood has led to a steep drop-off in access to popular forms of contraceptions for poor women, and, for some women, a 27% increase in births, a new study published in the New England Journal of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MSF's Study in Niger Shows No Significant Benefit From Routine Use of Antibiotics in Malnourished ChildrenThe routine use of antibiotics in the treatment of severe acute malnutrition ha
MSF's Study in Niger Shows No Significant Benefit From Routine Use of Antibiotics in Malnourished Children
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The routine use of antibiotics in the treatment of severe acute malnutrition has minimal impact on the likelihood of recovery, according to a major study of more than 2,000 children by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and its research arm Epicentre,... Read more
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Triathlete / Inside Triathlon
How To Overcome “Carbophobia” Not all carbs are created equal. Photo: Shutterstock.com According to a rece
How To Overcome “Carbophobia”
Triathlete / Inside Triathlon / Posted yesterday
Not all carbs are created equal. Photo: Shutterstock.com According to a recent Gallup survey, 29 percent of Americans try to avoid eating carbohydrate. This negative attitude toward carbs has been trending upward ever... Read more
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The Verge
Researchers want a better system for fixing bad sciencePart of the scientific process is getting things wrong, but another is making s
Researchers want a better system for fixing bad science
The Verge / Posted yesterday
Part of the scientific process is getting things wrong, but another is making sure that bad results don't percolate into the larger world of research. When a flawed study slips through peer review, journals and authors are responsible for correcting... Read more
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MedCity News
Good news for older surgeons: Medical residents can soon be worked like dogs againPatients suffered no extra harm when doctors training to be surgeons were allow
Good news for older surgeons: Medical residents can soon be worked like dogs again
MedCity News / Posted yesterday
Patients suffered no extra harm when doctors training to be surgeons were allowed to work longer shifts, a study released Tuesday concludes, adding to a push to relax the strictest limits on resident hours. The New England Journal of Medicine study... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Texas birth control fell after Planned Parenthood cutAUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A study found that Texas saw a drop in women obtaining lon
Texas birth control fell after Planned Parenthood cut
Hawaii News Now / Posted yesterday
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A study found that Texas saw a drop in women obtaining long-acting birth control after Republican leaders booted Planned Parenthood from a state women's health program in 2013, which researchers said may explain an increase in... Read more
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New Kerala
Genetic cause of rare allergy to vibration discoveredNew York, Feb 4 : Scientists have identified a genetic flaw responsible for a r
Genetic cause of rare allergy to vibration discovered
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
New York, Feb 4 : Scientists have identified a genetic flaw responsible for a rare form of inherited allergy induced by vibration. Running, hand clapping, towel drying or even taking a bumpy bus ride can cause temporary skin rashes in people with... Read more
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TribLIVE
Woman indicted in Planned Parenthood videos offered probation for plea | TribLIVE Neighborhoods Study: Texas birth control fell after Planned Par
Woman indicted in Planned Parenthood videos offered probation for plea
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
| TribLIVE Neighborhoods Study: Texas birth control fell after Planned Parenthood cut AUSTIN — A new... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Obama budget to adjust health insurance 'Cadillac tax': adviserWASHINGTON: President Barack Obama will propose tailoring the controversial "Ca
Obama budget to adjust health insurance 'Cadillac tax': adviser
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama will propose tailoring the controversial "Cadillac tax" on expensive private health insurance plans to reflect regional differences when he releases his 2017 budget plan next week, a senior White House adviser said... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Tx. Birth Control Fell After Planned Parenthood CutA study found that Texas saw a drop in women obtaining long-acting birth contro
Tx. Birth Control Fell After Planned Parenthood Cut
NBC Philadelphia / Posted yesterday
A study found that Texas saw a drop in women obtaining long-acting birth control after Republican leaders booted Planned Parenthood from a state women's health program in 2013, which researchers said may explain an increase in births among poor... Read more
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The Columbian
Birth control fell after Texas cut Planned ParenthoodAUSTIN, Texas — A study found that Texas saw a drop in women obtaining long-act
Birth control fell after Texas cut Planned Parenthood
The Columbian / Posted yesterday
AUSTIN, Texas — A study found that Texas saw a drop in women obtaining long-acting birth control after Republican leaders booted Planned Parenthood from a state women’s health program in 2013, which researchers said may explain an increase in births... Read more
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Science Daily
Genetic cause of rare allergy to vibration discoveredTheir findings, published online in the New England Journal of Medicine on Feb.
Genetic cause of rare allergy to vibration discovered
Science Daily / Posted yesterday
Their findings, published online in the New England Journal of Medicine on Feb. 3, suggest that people with this form of vibratory urticaria experience an exaggerated version of a normal cellular response to vibration. The study was led by... Read more
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KFOX 14 El Paso
Study: Texas birth control fell after Planned Parenthood cutThe research examined the effects of Texas severing taxpayer ties with the larg
Study: Texas birth control fell after Planned Parenthood cut
KFOX 14 El Paso / Posted yesterday
The research examined the effects of Texas severing taxpayer ties with the largest abortion provider in the U.S. The same year Texas barred Planned Parenthood from state family planning services, then-Gov. Rick Perry signed abortion restrictions that... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
Texas birth control fell after Planned Parenthood cutStudy: AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A new study finds that Texas saw a drop in women
Texas birth control fell after Planned Parenthood cut
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted yesterday
Study: AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A new study finds that Texas saw a drop in women obtaining long-acting birth control after Republican leaders booted Planned Parenthood from a state women's health... Read more
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KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma
Texas birth control fell after Planned Parenthood cutAUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A new study finds that Texas saw a drop in women obtaining
Texas birth control fell after Planned Parenthood cut
KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma / Posted yesterday
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A new study finds that Texas saw a drop in women obtaining long-acting birth control after Republican leaders booted Planned Parenthood from a state women's health program in 2013, which researchers say may explain an increase in... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Study: Texas birth control fell after Planned Parenthood cutAUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A new study finds that Texas saw a drop in women obtaining
Study: Texas birth control fell after Planned Parenthood cut
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted yesterday
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A new study finds that Texas saw a drop in women obtaining long-acting birth control after Republican leaders booted Planned Parenthood from a state women's health program in 2013, which researchers say may explain an increase in... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Study: Texas birth control fell after Planned Parenthood cutAUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A new study finds that Texas saw a drop in women obtaining
Study: Texas birth control fell after Planned Parenthood cut
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted yesterday
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A new study finds that Texas saw a drop in women obtaining long-acting birth control after Republican leaders booted Planned Parenthood from a state women's health program in 2013, which researchers say may explain an increase in... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Study: Texas birth control fell after Planned Parenthood cutAUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A new study finds that Texas saw a drop in women obtaining
Study: Texas birth control fell after Planned Parenthood cut
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted yesterday
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A new study finds that Texas saw a drop in women obtaining long-acting birth control after Republican leaders booted Planned Parenthood from a state women's health program in 2013, which researchers say may explain an increase in... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Study: Texas birth control fell after Planned Parenthood cutAUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A new study finds that Texas saw a drop in women obtaining
Study: Texas birth control fell after Planned Parenthood cut
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted yesterday
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A new study finds that Texas saw a drop in women obtaining long-acting birth control after Republican leaders booted Planned Parenthood from a state women's health program in 2013, which researchers say may explain an increase in... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Texas birth control fell after Planned Parenthood cutAUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A new study finds that Texas saw a drop in women obtaining
Texas birth control fell after Planned Parenthood cut
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted yesterday
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A new study finds that Texas saw a drop in women obtaining long-acting birth control after Republican leaders booted Planned Parenthood from a state women's health program in 2013, which researchers say may explain an increase in... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Study: Texas birth control fell after Planned Parenthood cutAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A new study finds that Texas saw a drop in women obtaining
Study: Texas birth control fell after Planned Parenthood cut
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted yesterday
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A new study finds that Texas saw a drop in women obtaining long-acting birth control after Republican leaders booted Planned Parenthood from a state women's health program in 2013, which researchers say may explain an increase in... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Study: Texas birth control fell after Planned Parenthood cutAUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A new study finds that Texas saw a drop in women obtaining
Study: Texas birth control fell after Planned Parenthood cut
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted yesterday
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A new study finds that Texas saw a drop in women obtaining long-acting birth control after Republican leaders booted Planned Parenthood from a state women's health program in 2013, which researchers say may explain an increase in... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Texas birth control fell after Planned Parenthood cutAUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A new study finds that Texas saw a drop in women obtaining
Texas birth control fell after Planned Parenthood cut
KXXV Waco / Posted yesterday
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A new study finds that Texas saw a drop in women obtaining long-acting birth control after Republican leaders booted Planned Parenthood from a state women's health program in 2013, which researchers say may explain an increase in... Read more
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The Hindu
No mammography needed for women under 50: WHOThe IARC publishes handbooks for various cancer types and it is referred to by
No mammography needed for women under 50: WHO
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
The IARC publishes handbooks for various cancer types and it is referred to by clinicians across the globe. When the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) publishes its handbook on breast cancer screening for the year 2016, it will not... Read more
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Business Wire
22nd Century’s Very Low Nicotine Cigarettes Identified as an Important Public Health Tool to Reduce Smoking Rates in New ZealandCLARENCE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--22nd Century Group, Inc. (NYSE MKT: XXII), a p
22nd Century’s Very Low Nicotine Cigarettes Identified as an Important Public Health Tool to Reduce Smoking Rates in New Zealand
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
CLARENCE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--22nd Century Group, Inc. (NYSE MKT: XXII), a plant biotechnology company that is a leader in tobacco harm reduction, announced today that public health advocates in New Zealand have contacted 22nd Century to advance... Read more
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ABC Montana
Rookie docs can work longer flex hours safely, study findsCHICAGO (AP) - Surgery patients fared just as well when junior doctors worked l
Rookie docs can work longer flex hours safely, study finds
ABC Montana / Posted 2 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) - Surgery patients fared just as well when junior doctors worked longer than mandated hours in the first major rigorous test of regulations many physicians say hurt medical education. Nationwide limits on work hours were established... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Rookie docs can work longer flex hours safely, study findsCHICAGO (AP) - Surgery patients fared just as well when junior doctors worked l
Rookie docs can work longer flex hours safely, study finds
KWWL Iowa / Posted 2 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) - Surgery patients fared just as well when junior doctors worked longer than mandated hours in the first major rigorous test of regulations many physicians say hurt medical education. Nationwide limits on work hours were established... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Flexible duty hours safe for patients and beneficial for surgical residentsA new landmark national study led by Northwestern Medicine showed allowing surg
Flexible duty hours safe for patients and beneficial for surgical residents
News-Medical-Net / Posted 2 days ago
A new landmark national study led by Northwestern Medicine showed allowing surgical residents the flexibility to work longer hours in order to stay with their patients through the end of an operation or stabilize them during a critical event did not... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Study finds no harm in allowing surgeons-training to work longer shiftsWASHINGTON_Patients suffered no extra harm when doctors training to be surgeons
Study finds no harm in allowing surgeons-training to work longer shifts
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON_Patients suffered no extra harm when doctors training to be surgeons were allowed to work longer shifts, a study released Tuesday concludes, adding to a push to relax the strictest limits on resident hours. The New England Journal of... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Rookie docs can work longer flex hours safely, study findsCHICAGO (AP) - Surgery patients fared just as well when junior doctors worked l
Rookie docs can work longer flex hours safely, study finds
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 2 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) - Surgery patients fared just as well when junior doctors worked longer than mandated hours in the first major rigorous test of regulations many physicians say hurt medical education. Nationwide limits on work hours were established... Read more
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