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Opinion: Truth exposed: We haven't done enough for combat veterans

...children after a battle. Who amongst us wants to hear those war stories? Consider though that a 2003 study by the New England Journal of Medicine found that more than 28 percent of marines fighting in Iraq were responsible for the death of a noncombatant...
CPR less likely for minorities on street or home

...It shouldn't matter where I drop to have someone help me," Sasson said.The study appears in Thursday's New England Journal of Medicine.The researchers analyzed data from 2005-2009 from a cardiac arrest registry coordinated by the federal...
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...snow plowing. Free condoms? Nothing is free. Do you think they put the highest quality condoms in your packet? New England Journal of Medicine reports a failure rate of 26 percent. Abstinence before marriage, fidelity after. I'm shocked by...
Outside editorial: Mammograms and risk

...than mammograms read the traditional way, by humans. The researchers who reported the results in Thursday's New England Journal of Medicine say that the new technology is harmful because it finds more suspicious lumps and leads to more biopsies...
Health-care sacrifice

...nutrition advice and avoids an unnecessary amputation. But mostly it doesn't. A 2008 study published in the New England Journal of Medicine concluded, "Although some preventive measures do save money, the vast majority reviewed in the health...
Support public health insurance option

Recently, the New England Journal of Medicine released the results of a nationwide survey of doctors regarding the insurance coverage dilemma; 63 percent of our...
Researchers seek less hospital time for heart attack victims

...usual five or six, a team of researchers suggested on Thursday. Their cost-benefit analysis, laid out in the New England Journal of Medicine, sharpens an already touchy medical debate. Shorter stays for heart attacks could raise a public outcry...
Exposure to other kids' germs can be a good thing study, funded by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, was published in Thursday's issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. Researchers at the University of Arizona College of Medicine have been following about 1,000 children...
New tools available to help smokers quit

...said Holen, manager of the Native Health Board's Trampling Tobacco project. A study published in March in the New England Journal of Medicine found smokers using the prescription drug buproprion, also used as an anti-depressant, had twice...
Scientists report that pot may be useful medicine

...users did not begin with marijuana but rather started by using tobacco and alcohol while they were underage. The New England Journal of Medicine has editorialized in favor of medical marijuana and the American Medical Association has urged the federal...


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