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Shots Blog Journalist — NPR

Co-host For @NPR's Shots blog, loving all things medical and microbial.

Patients often aren't offered minimally invasive surgery

scpr.org — It would be nice to think that when you go in for surgery you'd be offered the safest, cheapest alternative, but that's not always the case, a study finds. Some hospitals are much more likely than others to offer minimally invasive surgery for procedures like colon or lung surgery or appendectomy, according to an analysis published Wednesday in JAMA Surgery.

Patients Often Aren't Offered Minimally Invasive Surgery

kcur.org — It would be nice to think that when you go in for surgery you'd be offered the safest, cheapest alternative, but that's not always the case, a study finds. Some hospitals are much more likely than others to offer minimally invasive surgery for procedures like colon or lung surgery or appendectomy, according to an analysis published Wednesday in JAMA Surgery.

Patients Often Aren't Offered Minimally Invasive Surgery

wlrn.org — It would be nice to think that when you go in for surgery you'd be offered the safest, cheapest alternative, but that's not always the case, a study finds. Some hospitals are much more likely than others to offer minimally invasive surgery for procedures like colon or lung surgery or appendectomy, according to an analysis published Wednesday in JAMA Surgery.

Patients Often Aren't Offered Minimally Invasive Surgery

kuow.org — It would be nice to think that when you go in for surgery you'd be offered the safest, cheapest alternative, but that's not always the case, a study finds. Some hospitals are much more likely than others to offer minimally invasive surgery for procedures like colon or lung surgery or appendectomy, according to an analysis published Wednesday in JAMA Surgery.

Patients Often Aren't Offered Minimally Invasive Surgery

wabe.org — It would be nice to think that when you go in for surgery you'd be offered the safest, cheapest alternative, but that's not always the case, a study finds. Some hospitals are much more likely than others to offer minimally invasive surgery for procedures like colon or lung surgery or appendectomy, according to an analysis published Wednesday in JAMA Surgery.

Patients Often Aren't Offered Minimally Invasive Surgery

wvpublic.org — It would be nice to think that when you go in for surgery you'd be offered the safest, cheapest alternative, but that's not always the case, a study finds. Some hospitals are much more likely than others to offer minimally invasive surgery for procedures like colon or lung surgery or appendectomy, according to an analysis published Wednesday in JAMA Surgery.

Patients Often Aren't Offered Minimally Invasive Surgery

npr.org — It would be nice to think that when you go in for surgery you'd be offered the safest, cheapest alternative, but that's not always the case, a study finds. Some hospitals are much more likely than others to offer minimally invasive surgery for procedures like colon or lung surgery or appendectomy, according to an analysis published Wednesday in JAMA Surgery.

Patients Often Aren't Offered Minimally Invasive Surgery

wnyc.org — It would be nice to think that when you go in for surgery you'd be offered the safest, cheapest alternative, but that's not always the case, a study finds. Some hospitals are much more likely than others to offer minimally invasive surgery for procedures like colon or lung surgery or appendectomy, according to an analysis published Wednesday in JAMA Surgery.

If You're Going To Die Soon, Do You Really Need Statins?

wvpublic.org — It's easy to get put on statins and it can be surprisingly hard to get off them. That's true even for people who are terminally ill and might have bigger concerns than reducing their cardiovascular risk.

If You're Going To Die Soon, Do You Really Need Statins?

wlrn.org — It's easy to get put on statins and it can be surprisingly hard to get off them. That's true even for people who are terminally ill and might have bigger concerns than reducing their cardiovascular risk.
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Mar 25, 2015

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Mar 25, 2015

@ivanoransky Looking forward to future seasonal herb editions of RetractionWatch.

Mar 25, 2015

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Mar 24, 2015

RT @ChelseaClinton: Despite outnumbering men in the nursing profession by more than 10 to 1, women still earn less: n.pr/1N4GI49 #NotThere

Mar 23, 2015

RT @jayrosen_nyu: If you haven't seen it yet— Journalists have to decide what to do about candidates who are climate change denialists: pressthink.org/2015/03/journa…

Mar 23, 2015

RT @Digidave: Ted Cruz has officially announced his intention to host a Fox News show. Audience testing to take place over the next year.

Mar 23, 2015

@AngeloVolandes My pleasure! Looking forward to following your adventures in Twitterworld.

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