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December 2018, Volume 1, Number 3

Editorial

Medicine, Work-Life Balance, Money, and Time 
Andrew G. Alexander M.D., Department of Family Medicine, University of California School of Medicine, Riverside, California

Articles

Nephrotic Syndrome Secondary to Loaiasis: Review of the World's Literature and Report of a Case  
Stewart W. Shankel, M.D., Department of Medicine, Loma Linda University Medical Center- Loma Linda, California

Atypical Tetanus: The Tragic Death of a Once Famous Western Movie Star  
Robert S. Pinals, M.D., Department of Medicine, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School - New Brunswick, New Jersey

At the Clinic

The Cause of a Swollen Arm: Paget-Schrötter syndrome 
Nozar Amiri, M.D., Department of Family Medicine, University of California School of Medicine, Riverside, California

Student Authors

Systemic, Inflammatory, and Inherited Causes of Myopathy, and Relevant Differential Diagnosis 
Irvin Calderon- University of California Riverside
School of Medicine - Class of 2021

Hepatitis C Virus Complications and Treatments 
Amylee Martin - University of California Riverside
School of Medicine - Class of 2021

News

In Search Of Insurance Savings, Consumers Can Get Unwittingly Wedged Into Narrow-Network Plans 


Playing On Fear And Fun, Hospitals Follow Pharma In Direct-To-Consumer Advertising 


Republicans’ Drive To Tighten Immigration Overlooks Need For Doctors 


Politicians Hop Aboard ‘Medicare-For-All’ Train, Destination Unknown 


Will Naloxone Become Available OTC? 


In the Journals

Brigatinib versus Crizotinib in ALK-Positive Non–Small-Cell Lung Cancer  
D. Ross Camidge, M.D., Ph.D., Hye Ryun Kim, M.D., Ph.D., Myung-Ju Ahn, M.D., Ph.D., James Chih-Hsin Yang, M.D., Ph.D., ; et al.- University of Colorado Cancer Center, Aurora (D.R.C.) - The New England Journal of Medicine


Effect of Human Recombinant Alkaline Phosphatase on 7-Day Creatinine Clearance in Patients With Sepsis-Associated Acute Kidney Injury: A Randomized Clinical Trial    
Peter Pickkers, MD, PhD1; Ravindra L. Mehta, MD2; Patrick T. Murray, MD3; et al - JAMA


Comparison of the Diagnostic Accuracy of Plasma N-Terminal Pro-Brain Natriuretic Peptide in Patients <80 to those >80 Years of Age with Heart Failure  
Jane Draper, BSc, Jessica Webb, PhD, Tom Jackson, MBBS, MRCP - The American Journal of Cardiology


Avicenna?

Loa loa- African eye worm

Poison oak


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