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Addressing trauma as a health risk

Questions about smoking, seat belts or regular exercise are routine at a doctor's office, thanks to the overwhelming data showing that the lives we lead influence our overall health. But one insidious yet common risk factor ...

Apr 13, 2016
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True dangers of head trauma often misunderstood

When actor Will Smith plays a forensic pathologist who discovers neurological deterioration similar to Alzheimer's disease in the brain of a former NFL football player, the world pays attention.

Mar 18, 2016
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Ultra-low dose CT scans successfully detect fractures

Computed Tomography (CT) scans are one of the most frequently-used imaging tools in medicine. In fact, more than 72 million scans are performed each year to diagnose various medical conditions. But public health concerns ...

Mar 02, 2016
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