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Homeless Veterans have more negative primary care experiences than non-Homeless Veterans

Homeless Veterans have more negative primary care experiences than non-Homeless Veterans

New system implemented to advise patients of pregnancy risks from medications

Study proposes redefining 'normal' levels of blood iron


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Arthritis

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Comparing exercise regimens

Comparing exercise regimens

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Reuters covered a study by a VA-Baylor College of Medicine team that involved 160 older people who were shedding pounds through dieting. The study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, found a combination of aerobic exercise and weight training was better at boosting physical functioning than either form of exercise alone.

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