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It remains to be seen if the trial will move forward

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Researchers have launched an innovative medical experiment that’s designed to provide quick answers while meeting the needs of patients, rather than drug companies

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Donnie Missouri, 58, doesn’t have medical training. He started his health career in the linens department in Johns Hopkins Hospital. Now, he works on the front lines — one of the hospital’s non-medical workers who reaches out to patients who doctors think are at risk of suffering setbacks that will force them to return

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A day-long trip to the hospital stretched into a week of tests, scans and x-rays. Doctors found about a dozen of benign tumors in her brain and heart that triggered Brynleigh’s seizures. Tests revealed that a single chromosome spontaneously mutated, and the toddler’s body was missing a protein that suppressed tumors

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A Doctor in the Neighborhood

February 11, 2016

Danielle Ofri writes, “There aren’t any ethical guidelines about where a doctor should live or how she should behave when she and her patient are in line at the grocery store. My rule of thumb is that I keep quiet and allow my patients to decide how much interaction they want, if any at all”

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Flint, Michigan residents couldn’t get answers about their water – so they did their own research. Andrew Maynard on citizens setting the science agenda

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Ask David Ross to describe an average day on the job. He says it doesn’t exist. Ross is a violence intervention specialist at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Though he isn’t a doctor, he’s been working at the hospital as part of its Violence Prevention Program for close to 10 years. His team works with patients who are victims of violent injuries

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