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New research led by Vincent Lo Re III, MD, MSCE, shows that people with hepatitis C still frequently meet with insurance denials for once-a-day pills that became available in the United States in 2014 and have a 95 percent cure rate, with few side effects. Read more.
Providing aids such as nicotine patches and chewing gum doesn't help employees kick the smoking habit, and neither does giving them e-cigarettes, shows new research led by by Scott Halpern, MD, PhD. Supplementing the aids with financial incentives is three times more effective than giving them alone. Read more.
Dogs born in the summer are at higher risk for heart disease than pups born at other times of year, according to a new study led by Mary R. Boland, PhD. Exposure to outdoor air pollution during pregnancy and at the time of birth, a culprit previously implicated in a study of humans, may be to blame. Read more.