Attorneys for officers involved in George Floyd’s death argue for separate trials

Friday marked the first time Derek Chauvin, Thomas Lane, J. Alexander Kueng and Tou Thao appeared in court together. Attorneys for the four Minneapolis police officers charged in George Floyd’s death argued that their clients should each get a separate trial, while prosecutors contended Friday they should be tried together, in part to spare Floyd’s […]

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Failure to calibrate for ethnicity in fracture epidemiology would do more harm than good

The Fracture Risk Assessment Tool (FRAX) is a widely used calculation tool that integrates clinical information in a quantitative manner to predict a 10-year probability of major osteoporotic fracture for both women and men in different countries.1 A recent article from the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) questioned the use of race or ethnicity […]

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