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Silver Loading and Switching: Unintended Consequences of Pulling Health Policy Levers

Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh

A move by the White House in 2017 – decried by many health policy analysts as an attempt to undercut the Affordable Care Act – had unanticipated consequences that improved the affordability of health insurance for Marketplace enrollees.

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Newswise: Immunotherapy-Chemo Combo Based on Work 
of Roswell Park’s Dr. Ben Seon Gets FDA Approval

Article ID: 714657

Immunotherapy-Chemo Combo Based on Work of Roswell Park’s Dr. Ben Seon Gets FDA Approval

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

A cancer therapy based on the work of Ben Seon, PhD, at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for patients with an aggressive form of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

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19-Jun-2019 6:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 714656

Estudio descubrió resultados cardiovasculares similares entre fármacos genéricos y comerciales para hipotiroidismo

Mayo Clinic

Un nuevo estudio dirigido por los investigadores de Mayo Clinic puede tener amplias consecuencias en el tratamiento de los pacientes con enfermedades predominantemente benignas de la tiroides e hipotiroidismo de nueva aparición.

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19-Jun-2019 5:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 714651

Finding the truth

UT Southwestern Medical Center

Brian Duncan did it all in his early years: professional football, bull riding, and boxing. Decades later, he’s participating in a study with UT Southwestern that looks at the long-term cognitive effects that concussions may have on athletes.

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19-Jun-2019 5:00 PM EDT
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Article ID: 714653

ASA Opposes Senate HELP Surprise Medical Bills Proposal

American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

Today, the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) announced strong opposition to the “surprise medical bill” provisions of the recently released U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee proposal, “The Lower Health Care Costs Act.” ASA supports addressing surprise medical bills using the fully vetted, real-world functioning model that works in New York state. This model protects patients and has worked effectively for physicians and insurance companies.

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19-Jun-2019 4:05 PM EDT
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Athletic trainers call for heat-readiness to protect student athletes

National Athletic Trainers' Association

With summer underway, the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) is calling for all sports organizations to evaluate their readiness to prevent and treat exertional heat stroke, one of the three leading causes of death in sports.

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19-Jun-2019 4:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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A miniature camera for the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope will help test the observatory and take first images

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

Scientists at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory are building the world’s largest digital camera for astronomy and astrophysics – a minivan-sized 3,200-megapixel ‘eye’ of the future Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) that will enable unprecedented views of the universe starting in the fall of 2022 and provide new insights into dark energy and other cosmic mysteries. In the meantime, the lab has completed its work on a miniature version that will soon be used for testing the telescope and taking LSST’s first images of the night sky.

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19-Jun-2019 4:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 714652

Synthetic joint lubricant holds promise for osteoarthritis

Cornell University

A new type of treatment for osteoarthritis, currently in canine clinical trials, shows promise for eventual use in humans. The treatment, developed by Cornell University biomedical engineers, is a synthetic version of a naturally occurring joint lubricant that binds to the surface of cartilage in joints and acts as a cushion during high-impact activities, such as running.

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