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How Air Pollution Causes Diabetes

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We May Have Reached a Turning Point in the Opioid Crisis, Report Implies. For the First Time, Blue Cross Blue Shield Reports a Decline in Members Diagnosed with an Opioid Abuse Disorder.

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Doctor burnout in small practices is dramatically lower than the national average, new study concludes. Physicians who work in small, independent primary care practices report dramatically lower levels of burnout than the national average (13.5 percent versus 54.4 percent).

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High blood pressure in older people linked to Alzheimer’s disease; A study of more than 1200 people around the age of 80 has suggested that high blood pressure in later life is associated with Alzheimer’s disease

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HPV vaccine eliminates skin cancer in 97-year-old, doctors report in a new paper in JAMA Dermatology. The woman had developed a severe case of squamous cell carcinoma, and chemotherapy and surgery were ruled out as treatments. Each tumor was injected with Gardasil, and all of them disappeared.