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January 20, 2020
About 54 million Americans suffer from the aches and pains of arthritis. But could fluid that surrounds a baby in the womb help relieve knee pain?
He was breaking every bone in his body and doctors had no idea what was causing it. Find out about the disease that left a patient almost unable to walk
The FDA has just given approval to a first-of-its-kind device for patients with heart failure. The Barostim Neo is designed to use the power of the nervous system to help control blood pressure
Scientists at Vanderbilt University are working on a process that ultimately may allow patients to get test results fast. It’s essentially is a lab that fits in a shoebox that can give patients in remote areas access to care
Research shows that veterans are twice as likely to suffer from ALS as the general public. What is causing this alarming connection and what is being done to help those who served our country?

Doctor’s In-depth Interview of the week
Cutting-Edge Chemo Delivery for Colorectal Cancer 
Michael Lidsky, MD, a Surgical Oncologist
Duke University Medical Center

Quote of the week:

“There is far too much law for those who can afford it and far too little for those who cannot.” 

— Derek Bok

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