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Common Hair Products May Contain Endocrine Disruptors

Medscape Today - 9 hours 55 min ago
Are hair products commonly used by black women and children a contributing factor to higher rates of asthma and hormonal disorders?
Medscape Internal Medicine

Detect Diabetes Sooner With Expanded Criteria

Medscape Today - 9 hours 55 min ago
Dr Arefa Cassoobhoy highlights a study showing that the current screening criteria are missing many patients with prediabetes or diabetes.
Medscape Internal Medicine

Keeping Kids Safe From Gun Injury Is a Universal Goal

Medscape Today - 9 hours 55 min ago
We all want to keep our children safe, says Colleen Kraft, president of the AAP. Pediatricians can take the lead.
Medscape Pediatrics

ACP Glycemic Target Guidance: An Author Makes the Case

Medscape Today - 9 hours 55 min ago
Dr Jay H. Shubrook interviews Dr Timothy J. Wilt on ACP's updated guidance statement on pharmacologic treatment of nonpregnant patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.
Medscape Family Medicine

Extreme Diets: Fads and Facts

Medscape Today - 9 hours 55 min ago
Radical diets have exploded in popularity since the 19th century. We dig into notable examples -- from Fletcherism to liquid diets to Beverly Hills -- reviewing their history, claims, and impact.
Medscape Internal Medicine

What Did the Autopsy of Mary Jo Kopechne Reveal?

Medscape Today - 9 hours 55 min ago
There's a very good reason why the autopsy details are so mysterious.
Medscape Internal Medicine

Inhaled Steroids in Childhood Asthma: Does Dose Matter?

Medscape Today - 9 hours 55 min ago
Can increasing a child's inhaled corticosteroid dose at the first hint of an asthma attack head off a worsening exacerbation?
Medscape Pediatrics

Can Obesity Ever Be Healthy?

Medscape Today - 9 hours 55 min ago
Dr Arefa Cassoobhoy highlights a study showing that 'metabolically healthy obesity' may be a temporary condition.
Medscape Internal Medicine

Barbara Balik: Focus on System Issues, Not the Individual, to Prevent Burnout

IHI - 19 hours 14 min ago
This article contains an interview with Barbara Balik that centers on the main causes of burnout.

Has Patient-Centered Care Gone Too Far?

IHI - 2018, May 24 - 19:14
IHI’s Forum is highlighted in this blog post by a physician who attended the event.

Leading Health Care Professor Don Berwick says NHS Could be World Number One if it Integrates Care

IHI - 2018, May 24 - 18:24
This article includes comments from Don Berwick on how the NHS could benefit from a parternship from all local health and care organizations.

New Charter Aims to Make #QiComms an Essential Part of Quality Improvement

IHI - 2018, May 24 - 18:15
This article announces the #QiComms Charter launched at the 2018 International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare in Amsterdam and includes the seven principles of the charter.

Turf Wars: Can MDs, NPs, and PAs Learn to Get Along?

Medscape Today - 2018, May 24 - 16:30
Reader response to a recent article about the pros and cons of working with NPs and PAs was voluminous, contentious, and--occasionally--insightful.
Medscape Family Medicine

Diagnosing Severe Asthma: 'Not as Easy as It Sounds'

Medscape Today - 2018, May 24 - 04:23
Dr Aaron Holley boils down the complexities of severe asthma diagnosis and management.
CHEST and Medscape

AAP Guideline: Screen All Teens for Depression and Suicide Risk

Medscape Today - 2018, May 24 - 04:23
Dr Colleen Kraft discusses the unique position of pediatricians in addressing adolescent depression and suicide risk.
Medscape Pediatrics

The Next Wave of Addiction

Medscape Today - 2018, May 24 - 04:23
Dr Charles Vega cautions clinicians to be ready for an epidemic of recreational psychostimulant use.
Medscape Internal Medicine

WIHI: Giving Patients and Families the Tools to Be Health Care Improvers

IHI - 2018, May 23 - 19:46
May 17, 2018 | Patients and families are playing a greater role in health care quality improvement. Now, some organizations believe it's essential for patients and families to have training in basic improvement to enhance their influence and involvement.

SGLT2 Inhibitors: Unreal Primary Prevention?

Medscape Today - 2018, May 23 - 04:12
These diabetes drugs offer cardiovascular benefits, but only in diabetes patients who already have CV disease, the author argues.
Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology

IHI Convenes National Steering Committee for Patient Safety

IHI - 2018, May 22 - 14:33
Representatives of prominent national organizations and agencies to begin work on developing a national action plan for patient safety.

CABANA: Initial Thoughts on AF Ablation vs Drugs

Medscape Today - 2018, May 22 - 04:01
The long-awaited trial was the star of HRS. The neutral primary endpoint sent some electrophysiologists into despair and others into spin mode, but Dr Mandrola sees value in the incremental move of science.
theheart.org on Medscape
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