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CMS Proposes 2.8% Cut to Medicare Physician Fees for 2025

One group calls proposal "critically short-sighted"


Senate Committee Wrestles With Risks and Benefits of Virus Research

Specter of COVID lab-leak theory looms over discussion

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What Can Be Done About Medical Debt?

Senators, witnesses mull solutions ranging from more competition to Medicare for All

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How Concerned Should We Be About Metal in Tampons?

Tampons contain lead and arsenic, but some say the levels aren't anything to worry about

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Genes, Air Pollution Combine to Raise Lupus Risk

British data suggest how environmental and genetic factors add together

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More Physicians at Washington Hospitals File to Unionize

The group was motivated by recent efforts of other physicians nearby

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Ob/Gyn's Hygiene Advice; New Residency Season Kicks Off; How to Survive Night Shifts

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Monoclonal antibody also reduced PICU admissions, need for ventilatory support

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