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SCOTUS hears arguments over tax credits for subsidies under ACA

March 4, 2015

The U.S. Supreme Court today began hearing oral arguments in King vs. Burwell, a case that will determine whether the Internal Revenue Service may extend tax-credit subsidies for health insurance purchased through federal exchanges established by the Affordable Care Act.

The ACA was passed by Congress and signed into law in 2010. In 2012, the Supreme Court upheld a provision of the ACA requiring everyone to purchase health insurance or pay a fee or penalty.

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New guidelines to call for more selective use of radioactive iodine treatment in pediatric differentiated thyroid cancer

March 4, 2015
HALIFAX, Nova Scotia — Radioactive iodine treatment should be more selectively used in children with
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FDA launches drug shortage app

March 4, 2015
The FDA has introduced its first mobile application aimed at expediting updates to the public about drug shortages, the agency announced in a press release. The…
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CatD may be useful to differentiate pediatric liver inflammation, steatosis

March 4, 2015
Plasma cathepsin D levels could be used as noninvasive markers for distinguishing pediatric patients with steatosis from those with hepatic inflammation, according to…
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Shorter test for GH deficiency as accurate as traditional protocol

March 4, 2015
HALIFAX, Nova Scotia — Clinicians can safely revise their growth hormone stimulation protocols to reduce the amount of sampling they perform when determining…
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Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 2 Obesity Forum 2014 Highlights

Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 2
Obesity Forum 2014 Highlights

This activity is supported by educational grants from Takeda Pharmaceuticals International, Inc., US Region and Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc; Eisai, Inc.; Novo Nordisk; Vivus, Inc.

Management of obesity is complex, factoring in psychological, environmental, and physiologic causes. Treatment options…
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Autologous islet cell transplantation effective for chronic pancreatitis

December 3, 2014
In this video exclusive, Betul Hatipoglu, MD, clinical associate professor of medicine of the Endocrinology &…
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Low- and No-Calorie Sweeteners in Weight Management: What Do You Need to Know?

This activity is supported by an educational grant from the American Beverage Association.

The use of low- and no-calorie sweeteners continues to grow as consumers continue to purchase foods and beverages…
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