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Does 'Healthy' Obesity Need Definition? - MedPage Today

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Does 'Healthy' Obesity Need Definition?
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By Kristina Fiore, Staff Writer, MedPage Today. save. |. A. A. Take Posttest.
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Area 51 Is Real, CIA Confirms

Area 51 Is Real, CIA Confirms | Medical News | Scoop.it
Newly declassified CIA documents make several references to the surveillance plane testing site.
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Safety and efficacy of intravenous iron therapy in reducing requirement for allogeneic blood transfusion: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised clinical trials

Safety and efficacy of intravenous iron therapy in reducing requirement for allogeneic blood transfusion: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised clinical trials | Medical News | Scoop.it
Objectives To evaluate the efficacy and safety of intravenous iron, focusing primarily on its effects on haemoglobin, requirement for transfusion, and risk of infection. Design Systematic review and...
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The 127 Sale-The World's Longest Yard Sale

The 127 Sale-The World's Longest Yard Sale | Medical News | Scoop.it
This is the official website for the World's Longest Yard Sale, the 127 Corridor Sale, headquartered in Jamestown, TN. Inside you will find information regarding the 127 Sale.
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STUDYBLUE | Make online flashcards & notes. Study anywhere, anytime.

STUDYBLUE | Make online flashcards & notes. Study anywhere, anytime. | Medical News | Scoop.it
StudyBlue is your online home to store lecture notes and make flashcards. Study online and on your phone for effective, productive learning. Free.
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1920s Alcohol Prohibition: Not Repeatable, But Not a Failure | Phoenix House

1920s Alcohol Prohibition: Not Repeatable, But Not a Failure | Phoenix House | Medical News | Scoop.it
Ken Burns' Prohibition elicited comparisons between '20s alcohol and today's drugs--but they are very different, and drug legalization would be catastrophic.
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Report profiles mild MERS cases in Saudi nurses - CIDRAP

Report profiles mild MERS cases in Saudi nurses - CIDRAP | Medical News | Scoop.it
CIDRAP Report profiles mild MERS cases in Saudi nurses CIDRAP A letter appearing today in the New England Journal of Medicine describes mild and asymptomatic cases of MERS-CoV (Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus) in seven female Saudi...
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Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus Infections in Health Care Workers

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus Infections in Health Care Workers | Medical News | Scoop.it
New England Journal of Medicine, Volume 0, Issue 0, Ahead of Print.
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Study ties higher blood sugar to dementia risk - Journal-Advocate

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Study ties higher blood sugar to dementia risk
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New research published in the Thursday, Aug.
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Cigarette Taxes Linked to Binge Drinking - MedPage Today

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Cigarette Taxes Linked to Binge Drinking
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"We were surprised at the strength of the associations between increases in cigarette taxes and reductions in alcohol consumption," McKee told MedPage Today in an interview.
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Camels Tapped as Possible MERS Source - MedPage Today

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Published: Aug 8, 2013 | Updated: Aug 9, 2013. By Michael Smith, North American Correspondent, MedPage Today.
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Does marijuana make motorists accident-prone?

Does marijuana make motorists accident-prone? | Medical News | Scoop.it
Nearly 30 percent of fatally injured drivers tested positive for drugs other than alcohol - mostly marijuana - study found
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Legal pot presents questions about drugged driving

Legal pot presents questions about drugged driving | Medical News | Scoop.it
With medical marijuana legal in 16 states and broader legalization on several ballots, states confront issue of driving safety
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Dollars for Docs

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ProPublica has compiled the disclosed payments from pharma companies to doctors and other health care providers. Search for your doctor in our interactive database.
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JURIST - Paper Chase: New Jersey governor sends medical marijuana bill back to legislature

JURIST - Paper Chase: New Jersey governor sends medical marijuana bill back to legislature | Medical News | Scoop.it
JURIST - Paper Chase: New Jersey governor sends medical marijuana bill back to legislature
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Pharma Ties Common on Guideline Panels - MedPage Today

Pharma Ties Common on Guideline Panels
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By David Pittman, Washington Correspondent, MedPage Today. save. |. A. A. Take Posttest.
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Hepatitis C 'Serial Infector' Could Have Spread Disease to Thousands

Hepatitis C 'Serial Infector' Could Have Spread Disease to Thousands | Medical News | Scoop.it
The New Hampshire hospital lab technician indicted last week for infecting 31 people with Hepatitis C might have infected "tens of thousands" of patients in at least 13 hospitals, ABC News has learned.
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Pot Poisoning Increases Among Colorado Kids - Health News - redOrbit

Pot Poisoning Increases Among Colorado Kids - Health News - redOrbit | Medical News | Scoop.it
According to new research, there’s been a marked rise in accidental ingestion of marijuana by children in Colorado.
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Prohibition's real lessons for drug policy

Prohibition — America's notoriously "failed social experiment" to rid the country of alcohol — took center stage this week as PBS broadcast Ken Burns' highly acclaimed series on the subject. And...
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Active Commuting Cuts Diabetes Risk - Medscape

Active Commuting Cuts Diabetes Risk Medscape This research is some of the first to examine the impact of so-called "active travel" on diabetes and hypertension, senior author Christopher Millett, PhD, from Imperial College London, explained to...
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Zolpidem and Driving Impairment — Identifying Persons at Risk

Zolpidem and Driving Impairment — Identifying Persons at Risk | Medical News | Scoop.it
New England Journal of Medicine, Volume 0, Issue 0, Ahead of Print.
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Faulty logic justifies aspirin use for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease

Faulty logic justifies aspirin use for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease | Medical News | Scoop.it
We are sceptical about the use of the polypill as a “panacea.” In studies that justify the use of the individual constituents of the pill, optimism about the drugs’ beneficial effects sometimes...
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Doc's Case Load Linked to Death on Dialysis - MedPage Today

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Doc's Case Load Linked to Death on Dialysis
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Doc's Case Load Linked to Death on Dialysis. Published: Aug 9, 2013 | Updated: Aug 9, 2013. By Crystal Phend, Senior Staff Writer, MedPage Today.
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Most statins prescribed in the UK go to the wrong patients, study finds

Most statins prescribed in the UK go to the wrong patients, study finds | Medical News | Scoop.it
Fewer than half the patients who are started on a statin by their general practitioner in the United Kingdom are at high risk of heart disease and eligible for treatment under current guidelines, a...
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With pot legal, police worry about road safety

With pot legal, police worry about road safety | Medical News | Scoop.it
Colorado's measure doesn't make any changes to the state's driving-under-the-influence laws, leaving lawmakers and police to worry about its effect on road safety.
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