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Vance Links Biden-Backed Policies to Spread of Fentanyl in His Hometown

"Joe Biden screwed up and my community paid the price," Vance said


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The Olympics Don't Allow Doping. This Competition Will Encourage It.

But how will athletes who get a boost to push the limits of achievement fare?

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Sotorasib Promising for KRAS鈥揜elated Vascular Malformations

Two patients had rapid symptom improvement and reductions in malformation volume

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IG Live July 19: Measles, Bird Flu, COVID, Oh My!

Experts unpack what recent outbreaks mean for public health

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Long COVID Risk Has Fallen, Largely Attributable to Vaccine Rollout

However, metabolic and gastrointestinal sequelae increased among the unvaccinated

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Pegcetacoplan Comes Out Ahead in Comparison of Drugs for Dry AMD

Propensity-matched analysis favored the C3 inhibitor over avacincaptad pegol at 12 and 24 months

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These 'Zebra' Cases Were Cracked by People Other Than Doctors

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Gene Therapies for Neovascular AMD Continue to Show Promise

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Nasal Sprays Reduce Sick Days From Respiratory Illnesses in High-Risk Patients

Sprays and behavioral intervention also reduced antibiotic use in primary care

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How Unionization Changed Surgery Residency Programs

Residents, program faculty, and staff discussed benefits and unintended consequences

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Efanesoctocog Alfa Prevented Bleeding in Kids With Severe Hemophilia A

No factor VIII inhibitors developed among the 74 boys included in the study

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Infectious Disease
Paxlovid After a COVID Exposure Fails to Reduce Household Transmission

Nearly all trial participants had some level of immunity at baseline, however

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When Should Doctors Begin Collecting Social Security?

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D.C. Hospital Gets a Wake-Up Call to Chagas Disease

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