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Routine AAA screening for older men: more harm than good?


New questions surround the benefit for screening for aortic abdominal aneurysm in older men after new research shows little impact on the decline in death rate, but an increase in both misdiagnoses and unnecessary surgery. Also today, 94% of Medicaid population is exempt from work requirements, a new diagnosis of ankylosing spondylitis is linked to intentional self-harm that leads to emergency care, and patients with RA continue to self-report functional disability despite treatment options.

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