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After wiping out $6.7 billion in medical debt, this nonprofit is just getting started

Soon after giving birth to a daughter two months premature, Terri Logan received a bill from the hospital. She recoiled from the string of numbers separated by commas. Logan, who

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Global trends in rates of IBD hospitalization examined

For countries with compounding prevalence of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD; stage 3), hospitalization rates are stable, while they are increasing for countries with accelerating incidence, according to a systematic review

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Resistant starch provides lasting benefit in Lynch syndrome

For patients with Lynch syndrome (LS), daily resistant starch (RS) seems to have a lasting protective effect against noncolorectal cancers, according to a study published online July 25 in Cancer

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Consensus developed on managing hypertension in children

In a consensus document published online July 27 in the European Heart Journal, recommendations are presented for the management of hypertension among children aged 6 to 16 years. On behalf

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Study explores how active parent participation can improve neonatal health and reduce parental stress

The parent-offspring bond is a fundamental connection for humans. In neonatal care, particularly when caring for ill or preterm infants, special importance is given to active physical closeness between the

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A novel drug suppresses muscle inflammation and helps with muscle weakness

Inflammatory myopathies can be challenging to treat, but a new study reports encouraging findings for patients with these debilitating conditions. Researchers from Japan have found that a novel member of

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Lying down, sitting, leaning over? What science says about the best way to take your medicine

When pharmacists dispense tablets or capsules they commonly advise when and how often to take them, and if this needs to be with or without food. You generally don’t hear

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