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The Cost of Medical Liability Claims

The Cost of Medical Liability Claims

34% of physicians have been sued: The AMA released three new trend reports demonstrating the high frequency and cost burden of medical liability claims. “Information in this new research paints a bleak picture of physicians’ experiences with medical liability claims and the associated cost burdens on the health system,” David O. Barbe, MD, MHA, president of AMA, said …

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Homemade Yogurt Resolves Irritable Bowel Symptoms

Homemade Yogurt Resolves Irritable Bowel Symptoms

Damian McNamara December 07, 2017 ORLANDO — The daily consumption of homemade yogurt can lead to a complete resolution of symptoms in patients with irritable bowel syndrome, a prospective study shows. “We were surprised by the response. We had 189 patients in the study, and 169 had remission within 6 months,” said Manju Girish Chandran, MBBS, from …

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Apple Cider Vinegar Pros and Cons

Apple Cider Vinegar Pros and Cons

Apple Cider Vinegar has a long history as a home remedy, used to treat everything from a sore throat to varicose veins. But there’s not much science to support the claims. Still, in recent years, some researchers have been taking a closer look at apple cider vinegar and its possible benefits. What’s in It? It’s mostly apple juice, …

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Association of Dietary Inflammatory Potential With Colorectal Cancer Risk in Men and Women

Association of Dietary Inflammatory Potential With Colorectal Cancer Risk in Men and Women

Association of Dietary Inflammatory Potential With Colorectal Cancer Risk in Men and Women Fred K. Tabung, MSPH, PhD1,2; Li Liu, MD, PhD1,2,3,4,5; Weike Wang, PhD1,2; et alTeresa T. Fung, PhD1,6; Kana Wu, MD, PhD1; Stephanie A. Smith-Warner, MS, PhD1,2; Yin Cao, MPH, ScD1,7; Frank B. Hu, MD, PhD1,2,8; Shuji Ogino, MD, PhD2,4,9; Charles S. Fuchs, MD, MPH4,8,10; Edward L. Giovannucci, MD, ScD1,2,8 JAMA Oncol. Published online January 18, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamaoncol.2017.4844 This original article was published last week in Journal of American medical association. Diet and Food groups do …

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