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Patricia Salber MD, MBA (@docweighsin)
The Republicans rushed the vote on the AHCA through without waiting for the results of a rescoring of the amended version. Then they partied. Think they are sorry now?
There have been so many idiotic things put forward by arch conservatives hell-bent on getting government out of our lives even if it means leaving millions of people without health insurance. Here are just ten of the stupidest things politicians have said about healthcare recently.
The Society for the Safety to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine is the only organization that focuses solely on improving quality and safety of medical diagnoses.
A new study from the University of Montreal found that abnormal segregation of chromosomes in eggs from old mice is an important cause of age-related infertility.
A new study documents the impact of parent-to-parent advocacy on vaccine hesitancy and shows promise as a way to help protect communities against contagious diseases.
A study presented at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) showed that although the total participation rate for the 9 sports studied only increased 1.04 fold, the number of diagnosed concussions increased 2.2 fold over a 10-year period.
Made out of smart textiles, Siren Care's Smart Socks are designed to detect diabetic foot injuries early to avoid progression of ulcers and amputations.
Here are the headlines coming out of the annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopedics being held in San Diego March 14-18, 2017.
More than 80% of stroke patients with a history of atrial fibrillation did not receive medication to prevent a stroke.
By now everyone knows that 14 million will lose health insurance in 2018 and 24 million by 2026, but there is a lot more to know about the AHCA and its personal & societal costs.
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Unlike the recommendations in Britain and Canada, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) advises screening all adults and teens for depression. Some experts fear it will lead to overdiagnosis and overtreatment.