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Why Are 1 in 10 Heart Surgery Patients Prescribed Opioids Still Taking them 3 Months Later?

Almost 10% of patients who are on prescription opioid medications after heart surgery continue to use opioids more than 90 days after their operation, according to a...

Should Volunteers be Intentionally Infected with COVID-19 to Develop a Vaccine?

Scientists around the world have been working at a breakneck pace to bring a COVID-19 vaccine to fruition, sooner rather than later. As of mid-June, more than 160 potential...
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When Does Migraine Raise Risk of Ischemic Stroke?

Patients with migraine with aura (MWA) have a higher risk of stroke, according to a new review of the current research, which also suggests that a subset of auras...

Results from a Pilot Program for Monitoring COVID-19 Patients at Home

Most patients with Covid-19 don't require hospitalization. So how do you monitor patients who have COVID-19 symptoms but are not ill enough to come to the emergency department? And...

Low-Cost Steroid Reduces Mortality for COVID Patients on Respiratory Support

Dexamethasone, a synthetic corticosteroid, has been on the market for nearly 60 years and is used to treat an exhaustive number of medical conditions.  These include rheumatic conditions such as...

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