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Report discusses whether all newborns should undergo genetic sequencing

Report discusses whether all newborns should undergo genetic sequencing

When it comes to shedding pounds, it pays to think big

When it comes to shedding pounds, it pays to think big

American College of Rheumatology receives grants to support development of lupus clinical trials

American College of Rheumatology receives grants to support development of lupus clinical trials

Wearable devices and ‘mhealth’ technology emerge as promising tools for better health

Wearable devices and ‘mhealth’ technology emerge as promising tools for better health

Study finds increased rate of repeat pregnancies in women with intellectual and developmental disabilities

Study finds increased rate of repeat pregnancies in women with intellectual and developmental disabilities

Increasing alcohol taxes appears to be cost-effective method to reduce alcohol harms

Increasing alcohol taxes appears to be cost-effective method to reduce alcohol harms

Lesbian, gay, bisexual adults face trouble affording healthcare even after launch of ACA

Lesbian, gay, bisexual adults face trouble affording healthcare even after launch of ACA

Study finds link between degenerative eye conditions and Alzheimer's disease

Study finds link between degenerative eye conditions and Alzheimer's disease

Researchers use PET tracer to identify ER expression differences in metastatic breast cancer patients

Researchers use PET tracer to identify ER expression differences in metastatic breast cancer patients

Researchers examine impact of age and ethnicity on HIV testing

Researchers examine impact of age and ethnicity on HIV testing

Violent and unintentional injuries have increased over last few years in the U.S.

Violent and unintentional injuries have increased over last few years in the U.S.

Survey of women with PCOS points to distrust and lack of social support from healthcare providers

Survey of women with PCOS points to distrust and lack of social support from healthcare providers

Peer comparison letters lead to persistent decrease in antipsychotic prescribing

Peer comparison letters lead to persistent decrease in antipsychotic prescribing

Intensive outpatient treatment shows rapid and meaningful changes in veterans' PTSD symptoms

Intensive outpatient treatment shows rapid and meaningful changes in veterans' PTSD symptoms

Women with PCOS more likely to have an autistic child

Women with PCOS more likely to have an autistic child

Patients with chronic pain feel caught in an opioid-prescribing debate

Patients with chronic pain feel caught in an opioid-prescribing debate

Some doctors, patients balk at Medicare’s ‘flat fee’ payment proposal

Some doctors, patients balk at Medicare’s ‘flat fee’ payment proposal

Infants experiencing homelessness found to be at greater risk of poor health

Infants experiencing homelessness found to be at greater risk of poor health

Pairing online patient dashboard with 'nudges' to doctors triples statin prescribing rates

Pairing online patient dashboard with 'nudges' to doctors triples statin prescribing rates

Researchers emphasize need for baby boomers to get tested for hepatitis C

Researchers emphasize need for baby boomers to get tested for hepatitis C