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Here is why white folks are fueling the opioid crisis, study says

The opioid crisis is at the center of a national disparity in how the public views and responds to drug addiction, according to a study published Monday in the Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine. The health care community funnels too many drugs to low-income white patients, triggering addiction, while people of color who… Read More »

Most modern hip and knee replacements will last for 25 YEARS or more, finds huge study

Most modern hip and knee replacements will last for 25 YEARS or more, finds study of more than 200,000 people Surgeons have been unable to tell patients the procedure’s long-term success Many procedures are repeated due to infection or wear and tear, costing money  Study found 80% of knee and 60% of hip replacements last… Read More »