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Lung cancer screening: New Canadian guideline

Adults aged 55-74 years who are at high risk of lung cancer—current or former smokers (i.e., have quit within the past 15 years) with at least a 30 pack-year history or more—should be screened annually up to three times ...

Mar 07, 2016
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Predicting avoidable 30-day readmissions

In an international, multicenter study researchers have found that the HOSPITAL score, an acronym created to identify the variables associated with hospital readmissions, successfully predicted patients at high risk of a ...

Mar 07, 2016
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Sweeping review of human genome IDs stroke risk genes

Researchers seeking to better understand how our genes contribute to stroke risk have completed what is believed to be the largest and most comprehensive review of the human genome to identify genes that predispose people ...

Feb 24, 2016
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