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Study Shows Lupus Support Line has Positive Impact

A free telephone support and education program for people with lupus is a valuable resource to help them cope with the disease, according to a study at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City.

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Academy of Rheumatology Medical Educators at Hospital for Special Surgery Fosters Innovation in Teaching and Research to Improve Medical Care

The Academy of Rheumatology Medical Educators at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) has created a stimulating academic environment for educators, promoted teaching excellence and supported innovative research in rheumatology education.

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Study Finds Racial Disparities in Hip Replacement Outcomes in Impoverished Communities

A combination of race and socioeconomic factors play a role in hip replacement outcomes, according to a study at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS).

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Study: Lupus Patients Endorse PROMIS Assessment Tool as Relevant and Valuable

A study at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) evaluating the Patient Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) finds that patients with lupus endorse the assessment tool as relevant, valuable and potentially useful in improving clinical care.

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Study: Genetic Testing Can Help Determine Safest Dose of Common Blood Thinner

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A new study finds that genetic testing can help determine the safest dose of the blood thinner warfarin, with fewer side effects, in patients undergoing joint replacement surgery.

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Foot Pain? New Study Says Look at Hip and Knee for Complete Diagnosis

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A study by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery and Harvard Medical School suggests new guidelines may be in order for evaluating and treating lower extremity pain. They found a significant association between foot pain and knee or hip pain.

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Hospital to Take Young Patients with Cerebral Palsy and Other Conditions on Therapeutic Horseback Riding Trip

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The Adaptive Sports Academy at Hospital for Special Surgery’s Lerner Children’s Pavilion is enabling young patients with cerebral palsy or another physical challenge to participate in activities they never dreamed possible. PATH Intl.-certified riding instructors at Endeavor Therapeutic Horsemanship will introduce the young people, ages 5 to 21, to horseback riding on August 28.

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Hospital Patients Make a Splash on Adaptive Surfing Trip in Long Beach

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Hospital for Special Surgery is giving new meaning to the term "patient care." The hospital took patients with cerebral palsy and other physical conditions on an adaptive surfing trip on Long Island.

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Hospital Makes a Splash: Adaptive Surfing Trip for Patients with Disabilities Set for Long Island

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The Adaptive Sports Academy at Hospital for Special Surgery is enabling young patients with cerebral palsy, an amputation or other physical challenge to participate in athletic activities they never dreamed possible. Many are looking forward to a surfing trip on Long Island scheduled for August 14.

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome – Get a Handle on It Early to Prevent Long-Lasting Damage

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The sooner carpal tunnel syndrome is diagnosed and treated, the better the chances for symptom relief, according to experts at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. Unfortunately, some people go undiagnosed for years, and by the time they see a doctor, it’s more difficult to reverse the damage.







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