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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...
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 doctors favor...
Researchers seek less hospital time for heart attack victims

...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, 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

...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 the...
Scientists report that pot may be useful medicine

...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...
Outside editorial: Where mammograms fit

...once every other year and that younger women need not bother at all. Now a Norwegian study published in the New England Journal of Medicine has set off another round of controversy by suggesting that the benefits of mammography are exceedingly...
Cold sensitivity gene mutation may explain new medical syndrome

...Health and a patient with a disfiguring rash running from head to toe. The study was published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine.The patient was also highly sensitive to cold, which he overlooked since it ran in his family. A genetic...
Outside editorial: An antibiotic wake-up call

...gonorrhea is the one that has most recently captured the attention of public health officials. Writing in the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned last week that 1.7 percent...


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