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Americans, Mostly Women, Spent 12 Billion on Plastic Surgery Last Year

Americans last year spent the largest amount on plastic surgery since the the Great Recession of 2008, according to one report. More than 11 million cosmetic surgical and nonsurgical procedures were performed by board-certified plastic surgeons, dermatologists and otolaryngologists in the United States, totaling more than $12 billion for the first time since the recession.

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Cuba Has a Lung Cancer Vaccine. And The U.S. Wants It

Cuba has for several years had a promising therapeutic vaccine against lung cancer. The 55-year trade embargo led by the US made sure that Cuba was mostly where it stayed. Until—maybe—now.

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Dr. Evan Levine: Treating Menopausal Symptoms For Pennies A Day

In 1959 the drug Aldactone (generic name of spironolactone) was approved to be marketed for the treatment of hypertension. It was largely unnoticed until a government sponsored study, forty years later, showed that this simple drug, when given to patients with congestive heart failure, could reduce the risk of death as well as any expensive branded medication or even an implantable defibrillator.

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Top 3 Causes Of Physician Burnout

Due to the unprecedented, ongoing structural changes to the healthcare industry, physicians face pressures now unlike any other time. 

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