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Dental students help close care gap at Indian reservation
...r of duty carries a $30,000 signingbonus, which is proportionally
reduced for those who depart early. In addition, commissioned officers are entered into alottery for an additional $30,000 tax-free stipend, which can be used to repay student loans. The chances of winning"improve enormously" for those who apply for ...
Study quantifies cost-benefit of family interventions to prevent teen alcohol use
...eby avoiding the substantial costs to society at a proportionally
small intervention cost....
Less risks for patients participating in early phase cancer drug trials
...(1999-2002). Response rates also decreased, but by proportionally
much less. After adjusting for characteristics of the experimental trials and the investigational agents, the odds of a patient dying from an experimental treatment while participating in a trial submitted during the most recent 4-year period were le...
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...me patients. The size of heart chambers increases proportionally
with height. Researchers found a "strong, direct correlation" between height and atrial fibrillation (AF), a rapid rhythm in the heart's upper chambers, among patients with impaired left ventricular function (LVD). In a study of 16,730 patients, st...
Radon in the home responsible for 9% of lung cancer deaths across Europe
.... The risk of radon-induced lung cancer increased proportionally
to how much radon people were exposed to. Smokers were at much greater risk of developing lung cancer, as radon exposure multiplied the effects of smoking. Concentrations of radon in homes vary widely from house to house, and urban areas tend to have...