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Surveying Treatments for Arthritic Knees 
The Washington Post takes a deeper look at the issues surrounding treatments for osteoarthritis, with a focus on non-surgical alternatives. So, if your knees hurt, take a look at this: https://www.washingtonpost.com/health/suffering-from-bad-knees-some-look-for-alternatives-to-surgery/2019/11/15/d286d862-dfd7-11e9-be96-6adb81821e90_story.html

Plastic Lining of Sewer Pipes a Health Concern 
Across our nation, much of our communities’ infrastructure was developed in the post-WWII era. A great deal of that infrastructure is now in serious decay. Sewer pipes laid decades ago are now breaking down, and leaky. To combat the problem, many systems maintainers are turning to cured-in-place plastic liners to renew their sewer pipes. Unfortunately, evidence is mounting that this strategy can result in serious health impacts, as Scientific American explains: https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/health-concerns-mount-as-more-old-sewer-pipes-are-lined-with-plastic1/

Hospitals Increasingly Under Siege from Malware 
A quiet crisis is gripping our nation’s healthcare system: burgeoning malware attacks targeting patient and hospital records, as well as digital systems and equipment. ZDnet provides an overview: https://www.zdnet.com/article/malware-attacks-on-hospitals-are-rising-fast-and-the-problem-is-about-to-get-a-lot-worse/