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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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Nebraska Biocontainment Unit outlines protocol for patient discharge after Ebola

March 4, 2015
The Nebraska Biocontainment Unit at the Nebraska Medical Center, which treated several American patients who acquired Ebola virus in West Africa, released its protocol…
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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…
Researchers explain origins of remaining groups of HIV-1 In the Journals

Researchers explain origins of remaining groups of HIV-1

March 4, 2015
The origin of the last two phylogenetic lineages of HIV-1 have been traced to western lowland gorillas in southern Cameroon, according to recent findings published in…
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Serum TSH may be a marker in predicting ACLF severity, mortality

March 4, 2015
In a cohort of patients with hepatitis B virus infection-related acute–on-chronic liver failure, thyroid stimulation hormone level was a useful indicator for…
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Management of Pediatric Conjunctivitis and Otitis/Conjunctivitis Syndrome

Management of Pediatric Conjunctivitis and Otitis/Conjunctivitis Syndrome

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Alcon Research, LTD.

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Video: Action needed to reduce CVD risks in HIV patients

February 28, 2015
SEATTLE — Steven Grinspoon, MD, of the Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, gives an…
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HBV

Critical Issues in HBV
HBV Management in Complex Populations: Volume 1, Number 2

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Gilead Sciences Medical Affairs.

Hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection is a global epidemic with a worldwide burden. Physicians must address the importance…
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