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The Next Big Challenges for Medication Abortion

Anti-abortion states continue to fight; a possible Trump victory opens door to new strategies

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'Only Side Effects Are Good Ones': What We Heard This Week

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Funding Instability Plagues Program That Brings Docs to Underserved Areas

Unlike funds for Medicare graduate medical education, funding must be appropriated by Congress

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I Tried to Protect My Mother From Dying in Pain. The Law Robbed Her of That Dignity.

It's time to clear the roadblocks to Medical Aid in Dying in the U.S.

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Community Intervention for Opioid Overdose Falls Flat, but Also Faced Challenges

"Game plan" established to get evidence-based practices into the real world, researcher says

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Infectious Disease
H5N1 Is Highly Lethal, but Only in Some Animals. Scientists Want to Know Why.

And what if the virus mutates in a way that changes all that?

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SpA Patients Do Just Fine Managing Their Own Follow-Up Care

Randomized trial suggests usual practice is wasteful

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DEI leaders need more tools and authority, qualitative study suggests

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Atezolizumab Consolidation Impresses in High-Risk DLBCL

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Novel URAT1 Inhibitors Advance for Gout

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People Flock to Indian City to Swallow Live Fish as 'Miracle Cure' for Asthma

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PPI Prevents Upper GI Bleeds During Intubation, With No Effect on Mortality

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OA Patients Get Long-Term Benefit From Lifestyle Improvements

Improvement in pain and function lasted well after formal program ended

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Stereotactic Radiotherapy Reduces Use of Anti-VEGF Therapy in Neovascular AMD

No loss in visual acuity, with reduced cost of treatment

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Adding Isatuximab to Standard Backbone Prolongs PFS in Myeloma

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Osimertinib Plus SABR Appears Safe, Effective for Advanced EGFR-Mutant NSCLC

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MedPod Today: Thumbs Down for MDMA; NEJM Embargo Policy Reversed; 'Margarita Burn'

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Rx for Reality: Clinicians Confront Medical Gaslighting

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A New Framework for Addressing 'Bullet-Related Injury'

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Paxlovid Trial Flops for COVID Pneumonia

Small study found no decrease in mortality among inpatients in three countries

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Men Too: Sexual Harassment in the Operating Room

The fear and anxiety that come with harassment cross all boundaries

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Our culture rejects self-criticism, censors frank discussion, and too often hides misconduct

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