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08/19/2014 – 4:01 PM |

By Alan Lyndon
Concussions have become synonymous with sports.  Most of the research has focused on adults, particularly college football players.  But it appears that a …

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Even Doctors Stigmatize Patients Taking HIV Prevention Meds

08/11/2014 – 11:33 AM |
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By Jim Burress, WABE
In order to slow the spread of HIV, certain people who do not have the virus but are at risk should take medication to prevent becoming …

High School Football Concussions: Does It Matter Where They Get Hit?

08/11/2014 – 12:02 AM | One Comment
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By Brad Broker
Football season is here.  Professional and youth teams are preparing for the start of the season, which means lots of discussion about fantasy …

Next Abortion Battle: Courts vs. Hospital Admitting Privilege Laws

08/08/2014 – 1:16 PM |
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By Julie Rovner

Even if you’re trying, it’s tough to keep score on what’s happening with various lawsuits challenging some state abortion laws.
States led by anti-abortion governors …

Amazing 11-year-old Girl Invents ‘Chemo Backpack’ for Kids With Cancer

08/08/2014 – 11:14 AM |
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By Brad Broker
Kylie Simonds, of Naugatuck, Connecticut, was 8 years old when she was diagnosed with rhabdomyosarcoma — a rare, malignant, soft tissue tumor attached to …

Physicians At Risk Of Losing Rights To Recover Reimbursements

08/08/2014 – 10:06 AM |
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By Justin C. Linder, Esq.
Recent New Jersey federal court rulings warn that providers may lose their legal rights to recover reimbursements under the Employee Retirement …

Become A Primary Care Doctor In Just 3 Years

08/07/2014 – 4:46 PM | 2 Comments
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By Pauline Bartolone, Capital Public Radio
Some doctors in the state of California will soon be able to practice after three years of medical school instead of …