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A genetic trait could be responsible for some people's aversion to vegetables. Via @CNN , @cnnhealth .

The complex relationship between #cancer  and #cardiovascular  disease is increasingly being recognized. #CardioOncoConnect  @ASCO  @ACCinTouch 

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You passed medical training, now see if you can pass our weekly quiz! #medtwitter  #meded  #medstudent  #medstudenttwittertwitter 

Most aspects of #fibromyalgia  were substantially worse in patients reporting a history of abuse, Carmen Gota, MD, of @ClevelandClinic , reported at #ACR19 . @ACRheum  #fibro  #rheumatology  @gota_md 

MedPage Today is on the scene at #KidneyWk ! Be sure to follow us to stay in the loop! @TheAACE  #AACEConfRep 

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Treatments for peanut #allergies  are coming, but significant questions remain, according to experts speaking at #SITC2019 . @sitcancer  @US_FDA  @ATLergist 

Most pre-licensure #nursing  students said that they were willing to provide nursing care for transgender clients, Joseph De Santis, PhD, RN, NP, of @univmiami  School of Nursing and Health Studies, reported at #ANAC2019 . @ANACnurses  #nurses 

MedPage Today is on the scene at #LiverMtg19 ! Be sure to follow us to stay in the loop! #AGAConfRep  @AmerGastroAssn 

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“I think it’s encouraging when we get people to lose weight, but weight loss in the #diabetic  patient with #obesity  actually results in a very large reduction in morbidity and mortality.” #CardioEndoConnect  @TheEndoSociety  @ACCinTouch 

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A survey of 2,000 Americans showed that two-thirds had searched Google to self-diagnose their symptoms, and 40% erroneously thought they had a serious health problem as a result of the information they found. By @Ahlex3889  via @FoxNews .

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Genetically modified fungus kills Anopheles mosquitoes -- a major malaria vector -- in African field trials. @BBCNews 

A @nytimes  piece touting medicine as a "family-friendly" profession ignores the realities #womeninmedicine  face, says critics. By @KristinaMFiore , with reactions from: @darakass  @arghavan_salles  @MKnoll_MD  @obrienek .

How does a medical examiner distinguish between a hanging and ligature strangulation? @drjudymelinek , a forensic pathologist and CEO of PathologyExpert, Inc., offers insight into the Jeffrey Epstein debate.

Congratulations to Patrice Harris, MD, the first African-American woman to be named president of the @AmerMedicalAssn ! By @shannonfirth . #AMAmtg  #AMAmtg20192  @AMAmedstudents019 

Health officials are investigating three potential human cases of eastern equine encephalitis in Michigan. It has a 33% fatality rate for humans. By @nickmonacelli  via @Local4News .

“Physicians throughout the country were already committed to solving this epidemic.” By via . #ThisIsOurLane 

In the absence of federal funding for #firearm  injury research, one physician group has taken matters into its own hands. @meganranney  @ResearchAffirm  @AmerMedicalAssn  @ACPinternists  @EmergencyDocs  #ThisIsOurLane  #gunviolence  #publichealth  #StandAffirm 

This may be a record for surprise medical bills: $898,984, handed to a woman who neglected to add her prematurely born infant to her employer-paid health plan fast enough. By @marshall_allen  via @ProPublica .

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