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‘Sham’ sharing ministries test faith of patients and insurance regulators

‘Sham’ sharing ministries test faith of patients and insurance regulators

Researchers develop standard measurement tool to evaluate pediatric facial palsy

Researchers develop standard measurement tool to evaluate pediatric facial palsy

Researchers study the impact of and treatment for aggrecan deficiency

Researchers study the impact of and treatment for aggrecan deficiency

ACR and Arthritis Foundation release two guidelines on juvenile idiopathic arthritis

ACR and Arthritis Foundation release two guidelines on juvenile idiopathic arthritis

Study finds different amounts of physical therapy for stroke patients

Study finds different amounts of physical therapy for stroke patients

Daily life disability before hip replacement may predict poor post-operative outcomes

Daily life disability before hip replacement may predict poor post-operative outcomes

Maximal running shoes may raise injury risk even after transition period

Maximal running shoes may raise injury risk even after transition period

Researchers create smart fabric that aids in athletic coaching and physical therapy

Researchers create smart fabric that aids in athletic coaching and physical therapy

New clinical pathway reduces rate of debilitating complications for frail elderly trauma patients

New clinical pathway reduces rate of debilitating complications for frail elderly trauma patients

Children’s ball pits full of pathogenic microbes

Children’s ball pits full of pathogenic microbes

Ball pits used in children's physical therapy may contribute to germ transmission

Ball pits used in children's physical therapy may contribute to germ transmission

Preventing falls through free community-based screenings for older adults

Preventing falls through free community-based screenings for older adults

New video game-led training device helps stroke survivors regain arm mobility

New video game-led training device helps stroke survivors regain arm mobility

Dementia caregivers design robots for alleviating stress and increasing joyful moments

Dementia caregivers design robots for alleviating stress and increasing joyful moments

US opioid prescriptions drop by a half but it’s not all good news

US opioid prescriptions drop by a half but it’s not all good news

Study yields patient-driven recommendations to reduce breast cancer-related financial burden

Study yields patient-driven recommendations to reduce breast cancer-related financial burden

Mediterranean diet can improve athletes' endurance exercise performance within days

Mediterranean diet can improve athletes' endurance exercise performance within days

Age is the strong predictor of regaining independence after surgery for hip fracture

Age is the strong predictor of regaining independence after surgery for hip fracture

Expert review identifies barriers to care for women with endometriosis

Expert review identifies barriers to care for women with endometriosis

Exploring the factors around experience and management of pain in workplaces

Exploring the factors around experience and management of pain in workplaces