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The world of interventional cardiology was rocked last week with a study showing that stenting, placing a tiny metal scaffold to open up a single coronary artery to relieve chest pain (angina) was no better than optimal medical management.
As tempting as it is, freaking out about most anything -- especially infectious diseases -- tends to render us useless and is not in our best interest. In recent years, Zika and Ebola caused a stir, even a national hysteria.
Senator Rand Paul was assaulted and sustained multiple rib fractures, according to published reports. He tweeted, “Kelley and I appreciate the overwhelming support after Friday’s unfortunate event.
As the nation moves more and more, state by state, towards normalizing recreational marijuana use, there's a continuing need to better understand how the drug affects different segments of society. 
Chuck and Gena Norris are suing manufacturers and distributors of a contrast agent used in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) for ill effects on Gena’s health. Here is the background and some of the foreground on this legal battle.
Stents are to cardiologists what hammers are to carpenters. And, with heart disease at the top of the list of causes of death both in the United States and around the world, that's a lot of nails to be knocked in. 
The March of Dimes recently released the 2017 Premature Birth Report Cards for every state, rev
When it comes to seeking medical care, my focus is always on: Who is the best person for the job (replete with mounting evidence of good outcomes)? Which hospital is most familiar with the diagnosis at hand?
I always look to the United Kingdom’s National Health Service (NHS) for our possible futures, at least concerning healthcare.
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