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Marilynn Marchione

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Milwaukee
Chief Medical Writer — Associated Press
As seen in: Associated Press, Yahoo, Bloomberg Businessweek, ABC News, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, Salon, Huffington Post and 237 more
Covers:  consumer health news, major diseases_ cancer, medical research of broad consumer interest, heart disease, etc., pivotal or very novel clinical trials, infectious diseases, the new england journal of medicine
Doesn't Cover: health insurance, health care policy/politics, product pitches, early-stage clinical trials unless extremely novel, business-only news such as company earnings

I cover major medical meetings, write national health stories for the Associated Press and bike to work whenever I can. mmarchione@ap.org

Marilynn Marchione became AP Medical Writer in 2004 after more than 25 years as a reporter and editor at metropolitan daily newspapers in Milwaukee, Chicago and Akron. She was named AP's Chief Medical Writer in September 2011.

At the AP, she has focused on consumer news, seeking daily and enterprise stories that give practical information that’s directly relevant to readers’ health choices. She covers major medical meetings for ...

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nccn.org — By MARILYNN MARCHIONE The Associated Press SAN ANTONIO - For years, doctors have known exactly what to do with breast cancer patients like Eva Ossorio: Poison them. Blasting women with toxic chemicals was considered the best way to save their lives.

Doctors gamble to save a man’s hand - trivalleycentral.com: Health And Wellness

trivalleycentral.com — Frank Reyes agreed to the strange operation at Houston Methodist Hospital, and spent three weeks with his left hand surgically tucked under a pocket of tissue in his belly to give it time to heal and form a new blood supply.

Rape prevention training cuts assault risk - trivalleycentral.com: Health And Wellness

trivalleycentral.com — A program that taught college women ways to prevent sexual assault cut in half the chances they would be raped over the next year, a Canadian study found. It was the first large, scientific test of resistance training, and the strong results should spur more universities to offer it, experts say.

Dietary supplements send 23K to hospitals each year - trivalleycentral.com: Health And Wellness

trivalleycentral.com — Many claim to be natural, which may sound safe, but dietary supplements send 23,000 Americans to hospital emergency rooms each year, a new federal study estimates. The riskiest ones are weight-loss and energy-boosting products, says the report, published in this week's New England Journal of Medicine.

Study finds potential problem in more heart valve implants - trivalleycentral.com: Health And Wellness

trivalleycentral.com — Doctors have discovered a potential problem involving implanted heart valves that hundreds of thousands of people have received - they don't always open and close properly, possibly because a blood clot has formed that could raise the risk of stroke.

Second cancers are on the rise in US - trivalleycentral.com: Health And Wellness

trivalleycentral.com — Judith Bernstein of suburban Philadelphia is an extreme example. She has had eight types over the last two decades, all treated successfully. "There was a while when I was getting one cancer diagnosis after another," including breast, lung, esophageal and the latest - a rare tumor of her eyelids, she said.

Gene test finds which breast cancer patients can skip chemo - trivalleycentral.com: Health And Wellness

trivalleycentral.com — Many women with early-stage breast cancer can skip chemotherapy without hurting their odds of beating the disease - good news from a major study that shows the value of a gene-activity test to gauge each patient's risk.

Study shows value of knee replacement surgery, other options

newstribune.com — People with knees worn out by arthritis will get more pain relief from joint replacement surgery, but it has more risks and there's a good chance that less drastic approaches also would help. That's the bottom line from the first study to strictly test other treatments against knee replacement, an operation done hundreds of thousands of times a year in the U.S.

Study Shows Value of Knee Replacement Surgery, Other Options

nbcphiladelphia.com — People with knees worn out by arthritis will get more pain relief from joint replacement surgery, but it has more risks and there's a good chance that less drastic approaches also would help. That's the bottom line from the first study to strictly test other treatments against knee replacement, an operation done hundreds of thousands of times a year in the U.S.

Gene Test Finds Which Breast Cancer Patients Can Skip Chemo

nbcnewyork.com — Many women with early-stage breast cancer can skip chemotherapy without hurting their odds of beating the disease - good news from a major study that shows the value of a gene-activity test to gauge each patient's risk.
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Aug 14, 2016

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Aug 09, 2016

@FayCortez maybe 'declined to endorse screening' is the bottom line? Also digresses from the guideline from #AHA and others a few yes ago

Aug 09, 2016

@FayCortez 'evidence insufficient' to decide yes or no is not the same as coming out against, no?

Aug 09, 2016

From one of the best snake oil debunkers comes this on cupping, which is having its Olympic moment #Rio2016  https://twitter.com/oracknows/status/762797755249065984 

Aug 02, 2016

Open your eyes and say ah...amazing reporting on dental health and teeth flossing by my colleague  https://twitter.com/jadonn7/status/760477795126484997 

Jul 21, 2016

Rates vs numbers is pretty basic epi. I wonder if other journals saw this study and passed  https://twitter.com/nytnational/status/756100198552768512 

Jul 06, 2016

RT @UTKnoxville: Thanks to @MMarchioneAP for the great writing tips this morning at #urma2016 and for citing articles in our Quest Research Magazine! @AP

Jun 20, 2016

RT @MagicJohnson: LeBron James delivered on his promise to bring a championship to Cleveland, now if he decides to leave nobody can be mad…


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