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Cohen and associates, in their accompanying letter, have collected WBC counts on more than 11,000 adult inmates of a division of the New York City jail and determined that approximately 2.5% were leukopenic. This is certainly consistent with our historical data.1 They have also...
I thank Drs Ross, Matthews, Blondell, and O'Brien for their thoughtful comments. I agree with Dr Matthews that the amount of testing that goes on in teaching hospitals may be different from that in nonteaching hospitals and in the outpatient setting, and for this reason I limited my...
Report of a Case.—
A 74-year-old obese man with a history of smoking, bronchitis, and frequent nonproductive cough was admitted to the hospital with a three-month history of dizziness, presyncope, and syncope during and immediately following coughing bouts. His blood pressure was 130/80 mm Hg;...
Dr Reinecke's reaction to the press embargo naturally gives one pause. The prospect of saving thousands of lives is as appealing as the certainty of hindsight. One wonders who put up the plaque celebrating Kennedy's embargo break, just as one wonders how many hopes as well as lives...
To the Editor.—
I read with great interest the editorial on news embargoes in the Oct 11 issue of JAMA,1 especially since an article I'd written on the subject for a radio news trade publication was cited. But one issue was not explored, and that's the question of why the embargo system appears...
Evaluation and clinical testing of potentially useful therapies for the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) are entering a new phase.
Until now, drugs or other strategies that might be helpful in the treatment of the disease have, by and large, been evaluated by independent investigators,...
IN 1985, cancer continued to be the second-leading cause of death in the United States, and cancer of the breast accounts for more deaths of American women than any other malignancy except for lung cancer. It is estimated that, in 1986, a total of 119,000 women will develop cancer of the breast,...
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