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  • New Score to Predict Early Stroke DeathA new clinical score has been developed to identify patients with a high risk of early death after an ischemic stroke.
  • New Commission Report Is Tough on MOCThe commission formed by the American Board of Medical Specialties urged a switch from high-stakes summative exams to yearly, formative assessments.
  • Hormone Therapy May Protect Against Knee OsteoarthritisPostmenopausal women taking hormone therapy were significantly less likely to develop symptomatic knee osteoarthritis compared with those who did not take hormone therapy, a large study has found.

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