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2011-12-09 08:00:00

ICD10monitor.com is hosting a groundbreaking live roundtable discussion with a panel of experts selected to analyze a recent decision by the American Medical Association (AMA) to make a bid to

2011-12-07 11:18:43

With chubby cheeks and weighing in at a healthy 10 pounds, the imminently huggable Lexi Morrison is far removed from the 1-pound, 9 –ounce preemie she was in June when she was born premature at 24 weeks.

2011-12-07 11:14:35

Hormone-blocking therapy for prostate cancer doesn't raise the risk of fatal heart attacks – as some recent studies had suggested.

2011-11-28 23:12:46

A recent initiative proposes to allow patients to obtain access to their test results directly from a laboratory.

Salt Consumption Debate: Too Much Or Too Little?
2011-11-23 12:56:56

Doctors and health experts have warned us for years that too much salt intake is bad for our health, but a new study suggests that too little salt intake may be just as bad for our heart health as higher doses.

2011-11-23 10:07:59

Surgery significantly improves short- and long-term outcomes in patients with heart failure caused by a bacterial infection known as endocarditis.

2011-11-15 19:31:45

Researchers at Cleveland Clinic reported today that administration of a new drug– evacetrapib – can dramatically increase HDL (good) cholesterol, while significantly lowering LDL (bad) cholesterol).

2011-11-15 09:50:30

A new, noninvasive diagnostic test for coronary artery disease is associated with a higher rate of subsequent invasive cardiac procedures and higher health-care spending.


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Journal of the American Medical Association
2012-05-15 08:58:52

The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) is a peer-reviewed medical journal published weekly by the American Medical Association. It was established in 1883 with Nathan Smith Davis as the first editor of the journal. As of May 2012, the editor in chief is Howard C. Bauchner MD (Boston University's School of Medicine). JAMA is published in English, French and Spanish. JAMA publishes original research, reviews, commentaries, editorials, essays, medical news, correspondence, and...

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