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Addictive Opioids Still Overprescribed After Surgery: Study

7:00 PM CDT. By Dennis Thompson
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JOURNAL UPDATE

Colon Cancer Survival Varies by Insurance Type

12:00 PM CDT. Patients with Medicaid or no insurance have lower survival versus those with private coverage

MONTHLY JOURNAL SUMMARY

March 2018 Briefing - Surgery

April 02, 2018. The Monthly Journal Summary is a single article covering the most important journal articles published in the previous 30 days.


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In medical history, there have been instances wherein, one gained “name” and “fame” for “describing” a particular condition or “performing” a procedure, when in fact, someone else had already described or performed that procedure. Some conditions have been wrongly named after individuals…


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RE: Investigational Topical Minocycline Gel for Acne Advances to Phase III Development

By MrRobin

Great articles. learnt a lot from it.

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