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Elizabeth Newman

Implant provides hope for the limping

In one of the sadder coincidences of my life, news of an FDA-approved cartilage implant made me more excited than it would have a year ago. That’s because this particular synthetic cartilage implant is for those with osteoarthritis in their big toe, and I happened to be diagnosed this summer with arthritis in my toes.

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Nursing home doctor pleads guilty, admits to $600,000 in kickbacks … FDA releases compounding pharmacy draft documents … House bill would repeal Health Insurance Tax

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