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In The Age Of Digital Medicine, The Humble Reflex Hammer Hangs On
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Yet nearly 130 years since its inception — after decades of science has mapped out our neuronal pathways — a simple knob of rubber with a metal handle remains one of medicine's most essential tools. I'm referring to the cheap, portable, easy-to-use ...

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Reuters

Civilians lack food, water, medicine as Mosul battle mounts: UN
Reuters
BAGHDAD Tens of thousands of civilians in parts of Mosul held by Islamic State are struggling to get food, water and medicine, the United Nations said, days into a new push by U.S.-backed Iraqi government troops to take the northern city. Up to 200,000 ...
Iraq: Pentagon probe of Mosul airstrike underscores urgent need to protect civiliansAmnesty International USA
Mosul - latest news, breaking stories and comment - The IndependentThe Independent

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Billboard

For Gregg Allman, Touring and Live Performance Was the 'Medicine He Needed'
Billboard
"That was not a conversation any of us enjoyed," he said, adding, "He lives to play music for his fans, and would always say that was the medicine he needed. He wanted to be on the road at all costs, and it was eye-opening for him not to be able to do ...
A fan remembers Gregg Allman's life-affirming soundMedicine Hat News
The Allman Brothers Band : NPRNPR

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Boing Boing

Placebos work even when you know they don't contain medicine
Boing Boing
A review of five studies, involving 260 patients, published last month found that 'open-label' placebos – those that patients know contain no active medication – can improve symptoms in a range of conditions," reports The Guardian. One Harvard Medical ...

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Forbes

Lancet Study Proves Markets Work In Medicine: When Will Progressives Accept This Hard Truth?
Forbes
A new Lancet study adds to the growing mountain of evidence that market-oriented health care systems outperform the single-payer systems that have captivated the imagination of progressives for more than a century. Yet despite their claims of believing ...



Economic Times

Kapil Mishra meets LG with complains on medicine, ambulance 'scam'
Economic Times
NEW DELHI: Sacked Delhi minister Kapil Mishra today met Lt Governor Anil Baijal with complaints about an alleged "scam" in purchase of medicine and ambulance by the city government. During the meeting, the suspended AAP leader also complained ...

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Texas Tribune

Lawmakers vote to fund veterinary medicine at Texas Tech | The ...
Texas Tribune
The Texas Tech University's plans for a veterinary school were "on pause" when the legislative session began. But lawmakers voted Saturday to allocate $4.1 ...

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Los Angeles Times

Immunotherapy drug opens a new era of precision medicine for cancer
Los Angeles Times
FDA approval of a drug that targets advanced cancers at many sites heralds a new era in cancer care.

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CNBC

AI in medicine: doctors are skeptical - CNBC.com
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AI is all the rage, but some doctors fear that it's an advertising tagline.

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ReporterNews.com

Lawmakers vote to fund veterinary medicine at Texas Tech
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Buried in the 900-plus page budget approved Saturday by state lawmakers is $4.1 million allocated to Tech for "veterinary medicine." That money appears to be start-up funding for a new vet school — even though Tech started the legislative session ...


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