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X-rays could provide crucial clues in identifying domestic violence

A few years ago, emergency radiologist Bharti Khurana examined scans from a patient with nasal bone fractures—an old one, on one side of her nose, and a new one, on the other side. Records showed she also had a recent wrist fracture. Continue reading X-rays could provide crucial clues in identifying domestic violence

John F. Kennedy Lived With More Pain Than We Realized

A re-evaluation of JFK’s health history and medical records paints a portrait a man who had to endure a surprising amount of physical discomfort throughout his short life. As president, he did his best to hide his misery from the public—no small miracle, given just how much pain he was forced to endure.

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SPONGY IMPLANT MAY FIX ACL TEARS

That popping sound brings even the strongest athletes to their knees. Damage to the anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL, the ligament at the knee that holds together the upper and lower leg bones, can be a painful and debilitating injury for athletes and non-athletes alike, leading to further tears and arthritis over the long term.

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