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Knee Replacement Doesn’t Always Pay, Researchers Say

7:00 PM EST. Less pain to begin with, less gain from the procedure, but more benefit seen in those with severe… By Randy Dotinga
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JOURNAL UPDATE

TV Ads for ACA Enrollment Linked to Decline in Uninsured Rates

7:00 PM EST. Counties exposed to higher volumes of local insurance ads had larger drop in uninsurance

MONTHLY JOURNAL SUMMARY

February 2017 Briefing - Rheumatology

March 01, 2017. The Monthly Journal Summary is a single article covering the most important journal articles published in the previous 30 days.


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The operating room is where, without doubt, many lives are saved and a multitude of destinies are altered. However, in today’s rapidly changing world, the number and complexity of surgical procedures are increasing dramatically. So is the number of surgical sub-specialties. The operating lists in…

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Johnson and Johnson is extending the voluntary recall of certain lots of OTC products in the Americas, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and Fiji. This includes Tylenol, Motrin and St. Joseph’s aspirin.


Tamer M. Fouad, M.D.'s avatarRituximab drastically reduces efficacy of H1N1 vaccine in rheumatoid patients

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Influenza vaccine not adversely affected by RA drug methotrexate.



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Tamer M. Fouad, M.D.'s avatar

Spondylosis

By Tamer M. Fouad, M.D.

Spondylosis is a chronic degenerative disease of the intervertebral discs associated with reactive changes in adjacent vertebral bodies.

DISCUSSION

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RE: Aspirin Use as Treatment in Colorectal Cancer: Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks

By Jeffrey A. Gordon, M.D.

Thank you for reading my article.  Interesting theory.  Lots of research is ongoing to figure out the many ways aspirin does it magic.

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