Internists concerned proposed Ohio legislation would harm patients

Washington, DC (December 4, 2019) —The American College of Physicians (ACP) fears that recent legislation introduced in the Ohio state legislature that orders physicians to re-implant ectopic pregnancies, which is clinically not possible, will threaten patient health and subject physicians to criminal prosecution for providing standard of care, reproductive health care services. «Ectopic pregnancies…

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Cellular repair response to treadmill test can predict cardiac outcomes

Future cardiac outcomes can be predicted by signs of cardiac stress that appear in the blood in response to exercise, Emory cardiologists report. The results were published Wed Dec 4 in JAMA Cardiology. Identifying patients with otherwise stable coronary artery disease (CAD) who are high-risk and would benefit from more intense or invasive interventions is…

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Moffitt’s top blood cancer research highlighted at ASH Meeting

TAMPA, Fla. — Moffitt Cancer Center, a leader in the clinical care and research of blood malignancies, will present its top clinical research at the 61st American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting, Dec. 7-10 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. Moffitt faculty are authors on more than 80 abstracts accepted for this…

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How to Bake the Perfect Madeleine

Early in my baking education, I bought a tinned-metal plaque with a dozen shell-shaped indentations. It was an indulgent purchase, since the pan was designed expressly to make just one pastry, a madeleine, a sweet I had not only never baked but one I hadn’t even tasted. Over the years, I’ve accumulated a stack of…

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After 20 Years Under One Chef, Peasant Is Changing Hands

At the end of the month, the chef Frank DeCarlo will exchange his kitchen clogs for oxblood Dr. Martens street boots, wipe down his station and walk out of Peasant, the NoLIta restaurant he has owned for 20 years, for the last time. That’s the bad news: Peasant is a beloved restaurant, well ahead of…

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Gary Regan, Maestro of Mixology and Cocktail Culture, Dies at 68

Gary Regan, who began tending bar in his parents’ British pub when he was 14, would go on to help lead this century’s craft cocktail revolution in America. He did it by decoding the art of mixology and by infusing it with an ingredient that’s difficult to bottle: an empathetic grin. “Drinks are not the…

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André Daguin Dies at 84; Chef Made Gascony (and a Dish) Famous

André Daguin, a chef who helped put Gascony on the culinary map and made grilled duck breast the most popular dish in France, died on Tuesday at his home in the remote town of Auch, where he achieved his renown running the kitchen of his family’s hotel. He was 84. His daughter Ariane Daguin, the…

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Labor Unions Team Up With Drug Makers to Defeat Drug-Price Proposals

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s bill to lower drug prices has the backing of many of the nation’s biggest labor groups, including the United Auto Workers, the A.F.L.-C.I.O., and unions representing teachers and other government workers. But a wave of Facebook ads that ran this fall appeared to suggest otherwise. The ads, featuring a dejected-looking man…

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Medical News Today: What to know about swollen cervical lymph nodes

The lymphatic system is a network of organs and tissues that helps support immunity. The lymph nodes are tiny, kidney-shaped structures that act as filters within this system. Their role is to trap and kill viruses and bacteria before these pathogens can return to the bloodstream. Lymph nodes exist in different areas of the body,…

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