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Duke, Cerner study seeks to give docs more insights into care

Duke Clinical Research Institute and electronic health records vendor Cerner are testing the Cerner Learning Health Network. The network is designed to let clinicians more easily and efficiently gain insights that can guide the care they offer, along with help from automated clinical research registries. The organizations will use the Cerner Health Network to evaluate… Read More »

New Jersey law granting terminal patients the right to end their lives goes into effect this week

A law allowing terminally ill patients to end their lives goes into effect in New Jersey this week. The Aid in Dying for the Terminally Ill Act will become official Thursday and allows physicians to prescribe life-ending medication to patients who want to die and have a medical prognosis of six months or less. The… Read More »

Topical treatment helps prevent actinic keratosis from developing into skin cancer

Actinic keratoses are small, red, scaly spots that can feel like dry, sandpapery skin. They are a direct result of ultraviolet radiation, which is why they most commonly occur in sun-exposed areas, such as the face, forearms, and hands. Why are actinic keratoses a concern? If left untreated, some actinic keratoses can develop into squamous… Read More »