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Distrust of Police Increases Latino Risk for Cardiac Arrest

December 4, 2014 – 3:14 PM |
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Given recent events in Missouri and New York, it’s safe to say that there remains a distrust between minorities and law enforcement.  Unfortunately for minorities, …

Obamacare Could Unravel If Supreme Court Strikes Subsidies

December 2, 2014 – 4:01 PM |
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Exactly what would happen to the Affordable Care Act if the Supreme Court invalidates tax credits in the three dozen states where the federal government runs …

Doctors Must Immediately Urge Congress to Permanently Repeal SGR

December 2, 2014 – 3:37 PM |
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The elections are over and Congress is back in Washington to finish remaining legislative business for the year. Urge Congress to stop enacting temporary patches and …

Innovation Could Spur Much-Needed Advances in Treating Diabetic Foot Ulcers

December 2, 2014 – 12:48 PM |
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By Nissim Mashiach
New approaches to treating diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs) and venous leg ulcers (VLUs) are sorely needed by the medical community. A review in …

Should Doctors Tell Parents When They’ve Made Medical Mistake?

December 1, 2014 – 3:58 PM |
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When a medical error leads to patient harm, it’s hard to argue that no one is more upset than the patient’s family.  However, it’s often …

High School Football Tied to Brain Changes, Even Without Concussion

December 1, 2014 – 11:08 AM |
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MONDAY, Dec. 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) — There’s been a lot of discussion recently about concussions and contact sports, but new research suggests that even …