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Rough Start Seen on Medical Device Tax Implementation

Medical device manufacturers are confronting the issues regarding the implementation of the Medical Device Tax this year, news reports say, pointing out several problems that were encountered before the new tax was imposed on manufacturers. Device manufacturers and several politicians … Continue reading

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Dangers Associated with Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacement Systems

The concern about metal-on-metal hip replacements, specifically over one made by  Johnson & Johnson subsidiary DePuy Orthopaedics, is that they were causing problems within the first few years after implantation surgery. While the materials don’t wear out quickly, they do … Continue reading

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Active Lifestyle May Reduce Risk of Developing Arthritis

Trail running is one of the sports that many people are getting into nowadays because, not only does it give every runner the thrill of trail running, but it provides health benefits as well.  Getting into an active lifestyle can … Continue reading

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Arthritis May Lead to Disability

About one in every five people in the United States is still inflicted with arthritis,  as stated in the Today Health website, quoting medical studies and data from the National Institute of Health. Arthritis usually prompts patients to undergo artificial … Continue reading

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