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But financial and institutional barriers limit distribution of naloxone kits

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Phase II trial interim analysis found dose-dependent response, good safety profile

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Trauma Surgeons Urge Ban on Assault Weapons

Shouldn't be in civilian hands, they argue

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Will likely increase costs for unhealthier consumers, experts say

NIAAA Director Under Ethics Cloud

George Koob accused of favoring alcohol industry

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Phase II trial interim analysis found dose-dependent response, good safety profile

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Biopsy study supports anti-fibrosis properties of agent

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Do Hospital Mergers Put Patients at Risk?

Docs must manage practice changes, new systems, and new patients

Laparoscopy OK for Penetrating Injuries

Fewer than 20% needed laparotomy for abdominal wound repair

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Other noteworthy research presented at NKF meeting

Europe Gets Updated HCV Tx Guidelines

EASL panel touts "ease of use" of direct-acting antivirals

SIRT + Sorafenib = No Survival Bump in Liver Cancer

But clinical benefits suggested in certain patients with less severe disease

Despite OD Risk, Opioid-Benzo Rx Continues

Physicians know risks but still prescribe dangerous combination

Adjuvant Anti-PD-1 Scores Again in Melanoma

Recurrence risk falls by more than 40% with pembrolizumab

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