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Cancer, Lung Cancer, low-dose CT scan, Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation, brachytherapy radiation, External Beam Therapy, early-stage breast cancer, Radiation Oncology, Radiation Oncologist, ASTRO 59th Annual Meeting

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Autism, Gender, Pediatrics, Genetic Counseling, risk, Recurrence, Siblings, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

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Researchers Describe Mechanism That Underlies Age-Associated Bone Loss

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A major health problem in older people is age-associated osteoporosis — the thinning of bone and the loss of bone density that increases the risk of fractures. Researchers have now detailed an underlying mechanism leading to that osteoporosis.

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Families of ECMO Survivors for Heart Conditions Report Favorable Quality of Life

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One of the few large studies to report long-term outcomes in cardiac patients treated in childhood with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) has found overall favorable outcomes among survivors, as reported by families. ECMO provides short-term breathing and heart support for critically ill children while doctors treat the underlying illness.

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NYU Dentistry Study Pinpoints Role of Proteins That Produce Pearls

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Pearls’ Tough Structures Hold Clues for Creating Hardy Materials, With Possibilities from Dentistry to Aerospace

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Are You Happy You Voted – or Didn't?

An analysis of 22 election-period surveys in five countries shows that people who cast a ballot are much more glad they did than people who abstain.

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Why Do People in New Democracies Stop Voting?

An exhaustive study of legislative elections in all 91 democracies that were born around the world from 1939 to 2015 finds that in half of them, there was a substantial decline in voter turnout. But what actually caused people to stay home depended on what country they lived in and how democratization happened there.







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