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Culture of Safety: Just Do It | Feature

Quite a number of years ago, a patient of mine came to see me for her routine annual physical examination, and it ended up costing her a

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sick-ill-flu

Rare flu-thwarting mutation discovered | Feature

A rare and improbable mutation in a protein encoded by an influenza virus renders the virus defenseless against the body’s immune system. This University of Rochester Medical

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HCH026ML

Capping Copays Will Raise Premiums, Up Drug Prices | Feature

Capping likely to benefit about 1 percent of all Americans who take any prescription drug per year

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death2242

Considerable Number of Doctors Attend Patient Funerals | Feature

But major differences between specialties in terms of attendance, barriers and benefits tied to attendance

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hepatitis-diagnosis

Risk of reinfection is a concern after successful hepatitis C treatment | Feature

People on opiate agonist substitution therapy can be successfully treated with grazoprevir/elbasvir (Zepatier) – achieving cure rates similar to those of the population as a whole –

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New Warning Signs that Gonorrhea Treatment May be Losing Effectiveness | Feature

More options urgently needed – encouraging progress toward one new treatment For the first time in the United States, health officials have identified a cluster of gonorrhea

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bloodwork-vial-test

At what rate are syphilis cases rising among gay men in the US? CDC presents new data | Feature

New state-level data from a presentation from 2016 STD Prevention Conference reveal how high syphilis cases continue to rise among gay and bisexual men in the US?

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measles-allergy-allergies-rash-itch-scratch

Historical Milestone with Measles in the Americas | Feature

Measles transmission had been considered interrupted in the Region since 2002, when the last endemic case was reported in the Americas. After a 22-year effort, where does

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Many Doctors Reluctant to Reveal Mental Health Issues | Feature

Perceived stigma, fear of career repercussions hinder treatment, study suggests

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bloodwork-vial-test

CDC Whistleblower Claims Agency has been Using Wrong Zika Test | Feature

In the midst of the fight to control Zika, the top public health agency in the United States has been engaged in an intense internal debate about

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sea-salt-cartoon

Sea Salt | Feature

“Cut back on sea salt.”                

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sick-ill-bed-temperature-thermometer

Can We Create a Vaccine Against Common Cold? | Feature

Scientists are making the case that a vaccine against rhinoviruses, the predominant cause of the common cold, is achievable. The quest for a vaccine against rhinoviruses may

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scientist-research-petri-dish-bacteria

A 25-year-old’s Answer to Antibiotic Resistance | Feature

Could this be the end of superbugs? A 25-year-old student has just come up with a way to fight drug-resistant superbugs without antibiotics. The new approach has

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uti-urimary-tract-infection

UTI testing technology cuts screening time to four hours | Feature

Researchers using DNA sequencing to profile antibiotic resistance in infection have achieved a turnaround time from ‘sample to answer’ of less than four hours for urinary tract

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Increased HIV Testing Among Men Who Have Sex With Men | Feature

Data from 21 jurisdictions show higher percentages with negative HIV test 12 months before diagnosis

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Pharmacist’s Reaction | Feature

“Don’t be alarmed by the pharmacist’s reaction when you show him this prescription.”                    

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cancer-cell-oncology

How Can Magnetic Bacteria Treat Cancer? | Feature

One of the biggest challenges in cancer therapy is being able to sufficiently deliver chemotherapy drugs to tumors without exposing healthy tissues to their toxic effects. Researchers

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exercise-physical-activity-walking-running

Does physical activity lower the risk of bacterial infections? | Feature

The risk of viral infections is known to be affected by physical activity, but little information is available regarding the more serious infections caused by bacteria. In

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MIC030ML

TP53, MDM2 Alterations Linked to Cisplatin Resistance in GCT | Feature

TP53, MDM2 alterations predict adverse prognosis in patients with germ cell tumors

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stomach62

Standard vs Double Dose Pantoprazole | Feature

Findings in patients with gastric adenoma or early gastric cancer undergoing endoscopic resection

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