Sunday Aug 10
MKSAP: 25-year-old man with slowly progressive solid-food dysphagia
A 25-year-old man is evaluated for a 5-year history of slowly progressive solid-food dysphagia that is accompanied by a sensation of food sticking in his lower retrosternal area.
Fire Rescue Magazine
Vocal Cord Dysfunction Is a Puzzling Asthma Mimic
You respond to a call at a local high school for a 16-year-old female cross country runner who collapsed 20 yards from the finish line at a national championship meet.
Culture of how Washington pays for medical care
To understand how the Centers for Medicare nad Medicaid Services approaches its responsibilities regarding the coding, coverage, and payment of medical services--and uses these autorities to pursue its policy prerogatives--consider the circumstances surrounding the pharmaceutical company Sepracor and its drug Xopenex .
Mannkind Corporation: Safe Labeling, Incentivized Spirometry and Experts Votes of Confidence
MannKind Corporation is a small company based in Valencia, California, poised to MannKind shares on sale for as low as $ 8.70 represented an irresistible bargain for intelligent and opportunistic investors.
Business of Life
Health Roundup: Drugs repurposed, dogs, discoveries and warnings
A type of medication that is normally used by asthma sufferers has been proving stunningly effective in treating a form or paralysis - and has even allowed a wheelchair-bound teenager to walk unaided for the first time in seven years.