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The New England Journal of Medicine (http://t.co/YKINVyRNEl) is the world’s leading medical journal and website.

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New Quick Take video: Linking Particulate Matter and Mortality

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In this week's Perspective Audio Interview, Dr. Renee Salas discusses the effects of climate change on human health and health systems.

#VisualAbstract: Effects of Serelaxin in Patients with Acute Heart Failure

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Delaying progression to type 1 diabetes in Quick Take video:

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A 32-year-old woman presented with painless hematuria at 24 weeks of gestation. Cystoscopy revealed a bulging posterior bladder wall with extensive vascularization and a focal area of invading chorionic villi, shown in two videos.

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Podcast: Kelly Knight discusses reproductive injustice and actions clinicians can take to prevent disparities in reproductive health outcomes. Listen now:

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Medical students have higher rates of depression, suicidal ideation, and burnout than the general population. Schools have begun revisiting their procedures to ensure that they are doing everything possible to meet the #mentalhealth  care needs of their students.

A 36-year-old man was admitted to the ICU with an acute exacerbation of chronic #heartfailure . After a ventricular assist device was placed & anticoagulation therapy initiated, hemoptysis developed, and he expectorated a cast of the right bronchial tree.

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The resident presented a patient admitted for chest pain after walking his dog. The attending asked, “What was the name of his dog?” The resident was stumped. Four years later, he’s not sure anything he’s carried from residency has been more useful than that question.

A 66-year-old man presented with a 2-month history of abdominal bloating and worsening constipation. The physical examination revealed a painless pulsatile abdominal mass, which CT angiography revealed to be a large aortic aneurysm. Read the full case:

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine has been awarded to James Allison & Tasuku Honjo “for their discovery of cancer therapy by inhibition of negative immune regulation.” Learn about Dr. Allison’s seminal work that has led to checkpoint-blockade immunotherapy.

Medical students have higher rates of depression, suicidal ideation, and burnout than the general population and greater concerns about the stigma of mental illness. #meded 

A 4-year-old boy makes a whistling sound while coughing. Bronchoscopy was performed, and an aspirated toy whistle was retrieved.

Roughly half of medical students experience burnout, and 10% report suicidal ideation during medical school.

#VisualAbstract : Using low-dos #aspirin  as a primary prevention strategy in older adults results in a significantly higher risk of major hemorrhage and does not result in a significantly lower risk of CVD than placebo.

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