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Can better gun safety practices improve teen suicide rates?

A new study conducted by Georgia State University researchers examining the risks of adolescent suicide by guns found that the teens did not display typical suicidal behaviors. These findings increase the need for strong gun safety measures in homes where teenagers live. Led by Dr. Melissa Osborne, clinical assistant professor of nursing in the Byrdine […]

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Unique aspects of pancreatic cancer proteins could lead to early detection, new treatments

A large international collaboration led by researchers from the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center has identified promising new targets for pancreatic cancer treatment and early diagnosis after examining various aspects of these tumors’ genes and proteins. Their findings, published online Sept. 16 in Cell, could offer hope to patients with this deadly disease. “Right now, […]

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Will ‘Dr Disinformation’ Ever Face the Music?

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center.  Earlier this month, Dr. Rashid Buttar posted on Twitter that covid-19 “was a planned operation” and shared an article alleging that most people who got the covid vaccine would be dead by 2025. His statement is a recent example in what has been a steady […]