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Stolen Corpse Arrest; Gender Care Leak Indictment; NFL Doc Sues for Discrimination

β€” A weekly roundup of healthcare's encounters with the courts

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Diet Change Revealed Deadly Diagnosis: Medical Mystery Solved!

Can you guess what caused this patient's salt cravings?

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Prior COVID Infection May Protect Against Some Common Colds

Researcher suggests finding could be key to vaccines that protect against multiple viruses

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Is 'Difficult-to-Treat' RA a Lost Cause?

The name says it all, but progress appears to be coming

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98-Year-Old Man Believed to Be the Oldest American Organ Donor Ever

Increasingly, older adults can donate organs upon their death, according to one expert

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Is 'Difficult-to-Treat' RA a Lost Cause?

The name says it all, but progress appears to be coming

98-Year-Old Man Believed to Be the Oldest American Organ Donor Ever

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Supreme Court Preserves Access to Abortion Pill

In unanimous decision, justices rule plaintiffs can't sue because they haven't been harmed

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Second Late-Stage Trial Shows Efficacy of Dupilumab for COPD

NOTUS confirms findings of BOREAS in treating patients with type 2 inflammation

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CDC Warns About Chocolate Brand; Raw Garlic and Acne; Odd Appeal of Cow Pedicures

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For Your Patients: Screening and Diagnosis of High Cholesterol

What to know about when and how to get your cholesterol checked

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The Shifting Epidemiology of Hypercholesterolemia

Prevalence, global trends, and population-attributable risk

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Case Study: Sudden Blurred Vision in a Young Woman

Here's how the alarming visual symptoms eventually led to the correct diagnosis

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Preoxygenation With Noninvasive Ventilation Led to Less Hypoxemia During Intubation

Fewer critically ill adults had hypoxemia compared with preoxygenation with an oxygen mask

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AMA's House of Delegates Says Yes to Drug Decriminalization

"We need to move to something different ... something that actually works," one member said

Jun 12, 2024
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Postpartum Readmissions Up With High Blood Pressures Lingering From Pregnancy

Concerns about BP thresholds for antihypertensive medication initiation

Jun 12, 2024
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New Clues to Origin of T-Cell Lymphoma After CAR-T Therapy

Co-mutations, viral link, potential common susceptibility emerge from two studies

Jun 12, 2024
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AMA Recommends USMLE Step 3 Transition to Pass/Fail

Members also tussled over whether to leverage unmatched physician graduates to fight shortages

Jun 12, 2024
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Brigatinib Makes Its Case for ALK-Positive ALCL in Small Study

Second-gen ALK inhibitor induces high response rate, associated with impressive survival

Jun 12, 2024
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Hospital Stops PAs From Performing Invasive Procedures

Move follows a pause of its open heart surgery program after immediate jeopardy citation

Jun 12, 2024
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Amino Acid Infusion Before Cardiac Surgery Reduced Acute Kidney Injury

The amino acid mixture reduced stage 3 AKI by 44% compared with placebo

Jun 12, 2024
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