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April 19 , 2018

New Tool for Studying the Causes of Intervertebral Disc Degeneration and Back Pain

April 19 , 2018
A new mouse model could help researchers learn about the causes and mechanisms driving lower back pain linked-to invertebrate disc disease.
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April 16 , 2018

Improving Surgery for Pelvic Bone Cancers

April 16 , 2018
Researchers have utilized a specialized computer system to aid in complete pelvic bone cancer removal.
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April 16 , 2018

Six Health Systems form Consortium to Expand Access to Clinical Trials

April 16 , 2018
Six regional health systems announced the founding of a nonprofit clinical research consortium – Partners in Innovation, Education, and Research (PIER Consortium™) – a streamlined clinical trial system that will span New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
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In The News

August 27 , 2017

New Transplant Policy Breaks Down Racial Barriers

August 27 , 2017
For years, the national organ-allocation policy unintentionally discriminated against minorities. As available scientific research progressed, United Network for Organ Sharing revisited the way in which organs are matched with recipients.
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August 25 , 2017

Staying Healthy? Don’t forget your liver.

August 25 , 2017
Hepatitis C, liver cancer, and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) are just three of the hundreds of types of overlooked liver diseases that can affect your health and well-being. Consumer Reports recently provided readers with ways to keep their livers healthy.
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August 19 , 2017

In the News: Pain Meds after C-Section

August 19 , 2017
Jefferson Health OB-GYN Dr. Baxter spoke to Newsworks about safe and appropriate prescribing of opioids after a cesarean section.
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