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Parkinsonism in Athletes Linked With Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy Pathology

CTE pathology, not Lewy body pathology, seen in most cases


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Trump Falsely Claims Babies Can Change 'Radically' After Vaccination

Fact-checking Trump's recent call with independent presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

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Trump's Former Doc Weighs In; 23andMe and Alzheimer's Risk; What's 'Teflon Flu'?

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Is a $2,000 Whole-Body MRI Worth It?

"You're going to end up finding a lot of incidental things," says one expert

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This U.S. President Was Dying, but His Doctors Zipped Their Lips

Eight decades after FDR's decline and death, do White House physicians owe truth to the public?

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Rural Hospitals Built During Baby Boom Now Face Baby Bust

Hospitals struggle to keep staff and facilities as births dwindle

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Tuskegee Syphilis Study Whistleblower Peter Buxtun Has Died at Age 86

Buxtun is revered as a hero to public health scholars and ethicists

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Psoriasis Joins List of Diseases Tied to Air Pollution

Poor air quality adds significantly to risk from genetic susceptibility factors

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Health Should Be a Bigger Focus at the GOP Convention Than It Will Be, Lawmaker Says

"I wish it was the centerpiece of everything we're talking about," says Rep. Rich McCormick, MD

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Healthcare a Minor Player in Monday Night's GOP Convention Proceedings

But transgender issues, abortion, and COVID all made an appearance

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U.S. News Rolls Out 'Best Hospitals' Under Updated Ranking System

Medicare Advantage data, equitable access info are now in the mix

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When Better Informed, More Women in Their 40s Want to Hold Off on Mammograms

More than a third of women surveyed found information about overdiagnosis "surprising"

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Pemafibrate Takes a Small Step Forward in Diabetic Foot Ulcers After CVD Flop

Signal of reduced ischemic ulceration, gangrene in PROMINENT

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Newborn Screening Downgrades Prevalence of SMA

The first spinal muscular atrophy prevalence data based on screening came in lower than expected

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Infectious Disease
Novel Program Helps People With HIV Manage Chronic Pain

Intervention may be as efficacious as pharmacologic treatments, researchers suggest

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Can a Medicaid Plan That Requires Work Succeed?

First year of Georgia experiment is not promising

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What to Know About 'Microdosing' Psychedelics

Research is sparse and definitions aren't consistent, experts say

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Infectious Disease
U.S. Health Officials Confirm Four New Bird Flu Cases

Infections in Colorado poultry workers bring U.S. total to nine since 2022

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COVID May Affect Type 1 Diabetes in Kids, and Not in a Good Way

Clinical disease incidence jumped after infection

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Gail Wilensky, Former CMS Administrator, Dies at 81

Ran Medicare and Medicaid under President George H.W. Bush

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Broader Use of Cryoablation for Early Breast Cancer?

High success rate, few adverse events in patients ineligible for initial trials

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Three healthcare professionals describe when they were gaslit by their peers

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