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CDC Releases Clinical Guidance on E-Cigarette Lung Injury

In an early-release Oct. 11 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, the CDC presents interim guidance to help clinicians assess, evaluate, manage, and follow patients with electronic cigarette, or vaping, product use-associated lung injury.
Unmarried patients with cancer have a lower survival rate, but does this lead to bias in treatment?

Exploring Marital Status Bias in Cancer Treatment

Because unmarried patients are less likely to choose surgery or radiotherapy treatments over other interventions, researchers often speculate that those patients have less “fighting spirit” or that having a life partner would give them “more to live for.”
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