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    Study: What Is the Lifespan of a Knee Implant?
    A systematic review published online in The Lancet determined how long a patient can expect their knee implant to last. Researchers queried MEDLINE and Embase for relevant case series and cohort studies published through July 21, 2018. Eligible articles […]

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    From The Well
    Wednesday, February 27, 2019
     
    Day 50

     

     

    George Washington’s will nearly turns clerk bill upside down

    Tuesday in the House Committee on Political Subdivisions a copy of President George Washington’s will was used as the basis for […]

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    From The Well
    Tuesday, February 26, 2019
     
    Day 49

     

     

    Action on bills picking up as crossover day approaches

    Wednesday is crossover day, which is the day when all legislation must be out of its house of origin. In other words, it is the last day for bills to be read thr […]

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    Study Evaluates Efficacy of Modified Robert Jones Bandage in TKA
    A meta-analysis published online in the March issue of the International Journal of Surgery found that use of a modified Robert Jones bandage after primary total knee arthroplasty (TKA) may not be necessary. Researchers queried EMBASE, […]

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    From The Well
    Friday, February 22, 2019
     
    Day 45

     

     

    Campus self defense act passed by House Finance Committee, protested by WVU faculty

    House Judiciary Chairman John Shott appealed to the House to reconsider its action to waive the second reference sending the campus s […]

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    Study Compares Arthroscopy with Nonoperative Management for Symptomatic FAI
    Patients with symptomatic femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) may have better outcomes with arthroscopic hip surgery than physiotherapy and activity modification, according to a randomized, controlled trial (RCT) published on […]

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    Study Assesses TKA Outcomes in Predominantly Immigrant Communities
    Residence in a high immigrant proportion (IP) neighborhood may not significantly affect outcomes for total knee arthroplasty (TKA) patients, according to a study published online in BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. Researchers analyzed […]

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    From The Well
    Wednesday, February 20, 2019
     
    Day 43

     

     

    Teachers strike, House votes down education bill

     

    Teachers and service personnel participated in a work stoppage Tuesday because of the actions of the Senate Monday night, which reins […]

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    From The Well
    Tuesday, February 19, 2019
     
    Day 42

     

     

    Senate passes Court of Appeals bill

     

    On a narrow margin of 17-16, the Senate passes¬†Senate Bill 26, which creates the West Virginia Intermediate Court of Appeals. It would just be one court of appe […]