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AI put to work predicting outcomes after joint surgery

“In a [2019] study, researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City show that machine-learning algorithms can predict with reasonable accuracy which patients undergoing total knee or total hip replacement will report a minimally clinically important difference […]

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What’s the point of a primary care doctor?

“They seem to exist entirely to funnel patients to more expensive specialists — but it may be the consumer, not the healthcare industry, who’s really to blame for this, and we’re suffering as a result.” | learn more

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Your genes could determine your favorite foods

Don’t take this one too seriously, but it is fun to think about nature vs nurture when it comes to food preferences. “Whether you’re inclined to choose coffee or green tea for your morning boost could be determined by your […]

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Are hand sanitizers actually harmful?

With the latest concerns about virus spread, people are pumping hand sanitizer at an alarming rate. Here’s an article from Rush University Medical Center highlighting their view. Hand sanitizer has its place, but stick to soap & water whenever possible. | learn […]