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Regular Aspirin Use Linked to Lower GI Cancer Risk

Regular Aspirin Use Linked to Lower GI Cancer Risk

Greatest benefit from aspirin required taking it for at least 16 years

Antibiotic-Glucocorticoid Eardrops Found Superior in Acute Otorrhea

Antibiotic-Glucocorticoid Eardrops Found Superior in Acute Otorrhea

Clinically superior, cost less than oral antibiotics, observation for children with tympanostomy tubes

Longer Nighttime Fasting May Reduce Breast Cancer Risk

Longer Nighttime Fasting May Reduce Breast Cancer Risk

Improving biomarkers of glycemic control thought to decrease breast cancer risk

Gene Variation Linked to Longer Smoking, Increased Lung Cancer Risk at Younger Age

Gene Variation Linked to Longer Smoking, Increased Lung Cancer Risk at Younger Age

Researcher suggests a change in screening policies

Could a Salt Pill Boost Athletic Performance?

Could a Salt Pill Boost Athletic Performance?

Finding challenges common belief that salt pills can boost performance

Obesity Raises Prostate Cancer Risk Even Higher for Black Men

Obesity Raises Prostate Cancer Risk Even Higher for Black Men

Researchers urge physicians to take note of findings

Attending Physicians, Residents Similar in Opioid Rx Monitoring

Attending Physicians, Residents Similar in Opioid Rx Monitoring

Residents provide more early refills; also see more patients at higher misuse risk

HLA Expression Tied to Penile Cancer Outcomes

HLA Expression Tied to Penile Cancer Outcomes

HLA-A is an independent predictor of poor survival in HPV-negative patients

Age, Creatinine, Ejection Fraction Predict Post-MI Survival

Age, Creatinine, Ejection Fraction Predict Post-MI Survival

ACEF score is not significantly different from that based on 12 risk factors; predicts mortality after PCI

Synthetic Pot Sends Hundreds to ERs in Past Month

Synthetic Pot Sends Hundreds to ERs in Past Month

In the past month, more than 300 people in Alabama and Mississippi have sought emergency care after using synthetic marijuana, according to health officials