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Response to Sen. Anna MacKinnon

...indicates an uptick in heart attacks among men", I found a reference to it in a letter to the editor in the New England Journal of Medicine, but I did not find evidence that it had been published in a reputable peer-reviewed journal. This...
Taking a bite out of 'chew'

...contain harmful carcinogens, just like cigarettes, contrary to popular belief.Recent studies published in The New England Journal of Medicine, among others, verify that high levels of formaldehyde are found in e-cigarette vapor, especially...
My Turn: The serious costs of maijuana shown by recent events in Colorado).In a review of current medical literature published this year in the New England Journal of Medicine, scientists carefully concluded that marijuana use is related to numerous adverse health effects including...
Letter: Message to teens: 'Legal' means 'safe'

...will cite recent studies showing brain damage occurring in adolescents who use marijuana on a regular basis. (New England Journal of Medicine, June 4, 2014.)But regardless of debates, arguments for and against, teens are concluding that...
Free birth control cuts teen pregnancy, abortions

...led by Gina Secura and Dr. Jeffrey Peipert of Washington University in St. Louis. Results are in this week's New England Journal of Medicine.Paying for birth control, especially IUDs, or intrauterine devices, has long been a contentious...
My Turn: Scientists who know say 'no' to legal pot

...Earlier this year, Dr. Volkow published a peer-reviewed paper about the health effects of marijuana in the New England Journal of Medicine, one of the nation's most eminent medical publications. Volkow directs a component of our National...
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...


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