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Lawmaker Draws Backlash After Asking If HIV Patients Could Be ‘Legally’ Quarantined

A Georgia lawmaker who is married to former U.S. health and human services secretary Tom Price drew backlash after she inquired if HIV patients could be “legally” quarantined to stop the spread of the virus. “What are we legally able … Continue reading

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FDA Cracks Down on Stem Cell Clinics But Patients Are Still at Risk

On Monday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that the agency is targeting clinics that offer unproven stem cell therapies, calling such offices “unscrupulous clinics” selling “so-called cures.” The FDA seized materials from one clinic in California, and … Continue reading

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Doctors Find 27 Contact Lenses ‘Bound Together by Mucus’ in a Patient’s Eye

Doctors recently found 27 contact lenses in a patient’s eye while they were prepping her for surgery. In a write-up in the British Medical Journal, the authors said the 17 of the lenses were stuck together in a “bluish . … Continue reading

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What Happened When Oregon Sent Its Most Troubled Mental-Health Patients Into the Woods

It was nearly 70 years ago that the National Mental Health Association first observed May as Mental Health Month, a designation meant to raise awareness about mental-health issues. But a lot has changed since then in the American conversation about … Continue reading

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Research Suggests Way to Avert Patients from Waking During Surgical treatment

Monitoring brain exercise patterns might direct to much better dosing and manage of anesthesia. Putting individuals to slumber with anesthesia during medical procedures works most of the time. But in exceptional circumstances — about 1 in each and every ten,000 … Continue reading

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