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Arefa Cassoobhoy
Senior Medical Director | Host of the 1 min Medscape | Internal Medicine Doc | For Me, It's About Health, Books, & Travel
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Excellent list! I enjoyed cutting for stone by verghese
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AJ+ Sep 19
This high schooler wrote a rap about police brutality. Then he got to share it with the author of the book that inspired him.
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WebMD Sep 18
If you get your flu shot in early September, then, will it still keep you from getting sick in the spring if a flu season gets off to a late start or has a second, late peak? What to know:
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WebMD Sep 18
The best thing you can do for your knees is strengthen the muscles that support them. Learn more:
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Medscape Sep 18
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WebMD Sep 18
We all get anxious sometimes. Here are 12 ways that may help calm it naturally:
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WebMD Sep 17
The FDA has approved Ajovy, a new drug for migraine prevention in adults, the manufacturer has announced. What you need to know:
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Medscape Sep 16
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The New Yorker Sep 12
We're announcing the 2018 National Book Awards longlist for Young People’s Literature:
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World Health Organization (WHO) Sep 12
is a rare viral zoonotic disease that occurs primarily in remote parts of central and west Africa, near tropical rainforests
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WebMD Sep 11
A new study says that having conversations with your toddler -- even before they're using actual words -- give their brain a boost that's still measurable 10 years later.
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WebMD Sep 11
RECALL ALERT: Accord Healthcare has issued a recall for a blood pressure medication because the bottles that were shipped actually contain a drug used to treat heart failure.
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Medscape Sep 11
The CMO at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center received millions of dollars from consulting and other pharma relationships but failed to disclose it.
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WebMD Sep 11
Colorectal cancer doesn’t have early warning signs, so it's important to get checked. Finding it early means it's more curable. What you should know:
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WebMD Sep 11
FDA WARNING: Often sold with names like “dragon breath" or “nitro puff,” liquid nitrogen products can cause severe damage to the skin and internal organs if handled the wrong way.
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WebMD Sep 11
What is a 'good death'? It's a concept more Americans, from the elderly to the terminally ill to the doctors who care for them, are embracing. What to know:
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Washington Post Sep 11
The most iconic photos from Sept. 11 and its aftermath
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NYT Science Sep 11
The 2018 Lasker Awards were given to a Scottish veterinarian who developed the anesthetic propofol, two researchers who elevated the importance of DNA "packing material," and a scientist who promoted the careers of other women.
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WebMD Sep 10
17 years after 9/11, more than 71,800 first responders and 16,600 survivors still receive treatment through the World Trade Center Health Program for health issues resulting from the terrorist attacks.
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WebMD Sep 10
The maker of Oxycontin -- currently accused by several U.S. states of helping to create the opioid epidemic -- has been granted a patent for a new addiction treatment.
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