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Cataract, Eye Surgery, ocular surgery, Glaucoma, retina surgery, eye policy, outpatient care, Medicare Spending

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Drug Interaction Prevention , Drug Interactions, Pharmacy, Older Adults, Prescription Drug

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New Approach to Studying Chromosomes’ Centers May Reveal Link to Down Syndrome and More

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A PCR-based approach to a frontier of the human genome -- the centromere -- could speed discovery in chromosome-based diseases and birth defects.

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Superbugs, Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae , Epidemiology, whole-genome analysis, Bioinfomatics, Systems Biology, Klebsiella

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Childcare, Preschool, Parenting, childcare centers, Daycare

Poll: 2 Out of 3 Parents Struggle Finding Childcare That Meets Their Health, Safety Standards

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The search for the best preschool or childcare option is often a challenging experience – and many parents aren’t sure if the one they pick is safe and healthy for their child.

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Cancer, Immunotherapy, Cancer Immunity

How a Poorly Explored Immune Cell May Impact Cancer Immunity and Immunotherapy

The immune cells that are trained to fight off the body’s invaders can become defective. It’s what allows cancer to develop. So most research has targeted these co-called effector T-cells. But a new study takes a step back and considers: What if the problem isn’t with the effector T-cells but starts higher up the cellular chain?

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Codeine, tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy, Tonsillectomies, Adenoids

Black Box warning Slows, But Doesn’t Stop, Codeine for Kids After Tonsil and Adenoid removal

Despite an FDA black box warning against prescribing children codeine following tonsil and adenoid removal, 1 in 20 children undergoing these surgeries continued to receive the opioid, a new study suggests.

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Chronic Kidney Disease

Michigan Medicine Enters Drug Discovery Collaboration with AstraZeneca in Chronic Kidney Disease

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Michigan Medicine enters drug discovery collaboration with AstraZeneca in Chronic Kidney Disease

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Cancer, Breast Cancer, Tamoxifen, Aromatase Inhibitor, endocrine therapy, ER-positive breast cancer, Breast Cancer Recurrence

Breast Cancer Recurrence Risk Lingers Years After Treatment Ends

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Even 20 years after a diagnosis, women with a type of breast cancer fueled by estrogen still face a substantial risk of cancer returning or spreading, according to a new analysis from an international team of investigators published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

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Maternal Health, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Pregnancy and Delivery , Pregnancy Complications, Maternal death

Increasing Rates of Chronic Conditions Putting More Moms, Babies at Risk

Pregnant women today are more likely to have chronic conditions that could cause life-threatening complications than at any other time in the past decade – particularly poor women and those living in rural communities.







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