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(MedPage Today) -- Welcome to another edition of the MedPage Today Tweet of the Week! Every Friday, the editorial team highlights its favorite 140-character contribution from the healthcare twittersphere.
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By Andrew M. Seaman NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – When it comes to deciding to have breast reconstruction after surgery for breast cancer, most women are generally satisfied with the decision-making process, a new study suggests. “Our findings generally were good news - women who wanted reconstruction got it, those who didn’t were generally satisfied with the decision process,” said Dr. Monica ...
2 hours 26 min ago
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(MedPage Today) -- A study on publication bias, a lagging FDA, more problems with the Open Payments database, and so-called sleep drunkenness topped this week's news at MedPage Today.
3 hours 38 min ago
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By Randi Belisomo NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Fears of opioid abuse and addiction might be keeping patients with advanced cancer from getting enough pain medicine, researchers say. “At the end of life, we should feel comfortable providing whatever necessary to control pain,” said Joel Hyatt, assistant regional director at Kaiser Permanente. Concerns about overdose and addiction, he told Reuters ...
5 hours 45 min ago
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Non-surgical treatments can reduce the pain or discomfort from a bunion and keep it from worsening.
By ALBERT SUN
6 hours 8 min ago
Nutrition, Mind, Body
Non-surgical treatments can reduce the pain or discomfort from a bunion and keep it from worsening.






By ALBERT SUN
6 hours 8 min ago
Latest Cancer News/Research
Wheat berries like farro, spelt and kamut are usually associated with cold weather. But they can be used for summer dishes, too. Farro is softer and good for stuffing vegetables. Spelt works well in salads.
By MARTHA ROSE SHULMAN
6 hours 25 min ago
Nutrition, Mind, Body
Wheat berries like farro, spelt and kamut are usually associated with cold weather. But they can be used for summer dishes, too. Farro is softer and good for stuffing vegetables. Spelt works well in salads.






By MARTHA ROSE SHULMAN
6 hours 25 min ago
Latest Cancer News/Research

A recent Q&A discussed antibiotics and whether they are helping or hurting by creating "superbug" infections: Unnecessary Antibiotics? Check out the article and let us know when the last time was you took an antibiotic for a bacterial infection.

When was the last time you took an antibiotic?

Dr. Weil
8 hours 28 min ago
Nutrition, Mind, Body
(MedPage Today) -- Topline results from a 10-year analysis of diabetic patients treated with pioglitazone (Actos) indicated no increased risk of bladder cancer, even with long-term use, the drug's manufacturer said.
8 hours 42 min ago
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