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50% of Australians do not brush teeth twice a day

50% of Australians do not brush teeth twice a day

NETRF awards six new research grants to improve treatments for neuroendocrine tumors

NETRF awards six new research grants to improve treatments for neuroendocrine tumors

Colonoscopy linked to increased risk of appendicitis

Colonoscopy linked to increased risk of appendicitis

Experts issue updated guidelines for molecular diagnostic testing of patients with lung cancer

Experts issue updated guidelines for molecular diagnostic testing of patients with lung cancer

Study explores feasibility of mainstreaming genetic counseling for ovarian cancer

Study explores feasibility of mainstreaming genetic counseling for ovarian cancer

Flat-fee primary care helps fill niche for Texas’ uninsured

Flat-fee primary care helps fill niche for Texas’ uninsured

Berlin meeting of colorectal specialists to drive best practice and innovation

Berlin meeting of colorectal specialists to drive best practice and innovation

Scientists find that pathologists over diagnose lesions of the appendix as invasive cancer

Scientists find that pathologists over diagnose lesions of the appendix as invasive cancer

Study finds outpatient laparoscopic appendectomy to be safe, viable in public county hospital

Study finds outpatient laparoscopic appendectomy to be safe, viable in public county hospital

Clinical study to examine whether antibiotics can be safe, effective alternative to appendectomy

Clinical study to examine whether antibiotics can be safe, effective alternative to appendectomy

Antibiotics may be effective treatment for acute appendicitis in children, study shows

Antibiotics may be effective treatment for acute appendicitis in children, study shows

Appendix may serve as reservoir for beneficial gut bacteria, new research suggests

Appendix may serve as reservoir for beneficial gut bacteria, new research suggests

New report proposes updated revisions to WIC for better adherence to Dietary Guidelines for Americans

New report proposes updated revisions to WIC for better adherence to Dietary Guidelines for Americans

Study shows appendicitis patients can be safely discharged on same day of surgery

Study shows appendicitis patients can be safely discharged on same day of surgery

Osprey Medical announces record sales for medical device

Osprey Medical announces record sales for medical device

SAGE encyclopedia provides more insight into lives of LGBTQ individuals

SAGE encyclopedia provides more insight into lives of LGBTQ individuals

Air pollution becomes leading risk factor for stroke worldwide

Air pollution becomes leading risk factor for stroke worldwide

Post-surgery death rates three times higher in low income countries, study shows

Post-surgery death rates three times higher in low income countries, study shows

Growing trend towards care in the home

Growing trend towards care in the home

Pediatric surgeons who perform very few procedures after graduation may have hard time in the long run

Pediatric surgeons who perform very few procedures after graduation may have hard time in the long run