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Prominent Speakers Offer Lessons for Health and Health Care Quality Innovators

IHI - 2018, December 5 - 17:35
2018 Forum Sessions available via livestream broadcast

Opioids Prescribed by Dentists Tied to Addiction Among Youth

Medscape Today - 2018, December 5 - 17:08
Teens and young adults who are prescribed opioids by dental clinicians are at increased risk for persistent use and for abuse in the subsequent year, a retrospective cohort study suggests.
Medscape Medical News

Quarter of Insulin Users Skimp Because of Cost: Study Published

Medscape Today - 2018, December 5 - 17:08
Newly published study a reminder that a large proportion of US patients with diabetes are cutting back on doses because of cost, a practice often associated with poor glycemic control.
Medscape Medical News

Rotavirus Is Still With Us--How to Prevent an Outbreak

Medscape Today - 2018, December 5 - 17:08
Rotavirus outbreaks can affect almost anyone--healthy and unhealthy, young and old, vaccinated and unvaccinated.
CDC Expert Commentary

A Precision Medicine Approach to Alzheimer Risk Reduction

Medscape Today - 2018, December 5 - 17:08
A precision medicine approach to Alzheimer risk reduction: Dr Richard Isaacson describes how clinicians can change their practice.
Medscape Neurology

Physical Activity Drops Earlier Than Expected in Childhood

Medscape Today - 2018, December 5 - 17:08
Sedentary behavior and a decline in physical activity among children begin at a much earlier age than previously thought, a study found.
Medscape Medical News

Protest Over Nurse Firing for Refusing Influenza Shot

Medscape Today - 2018, December 5 - 05:01
Protesters said the nurse's conscience rights were violated, but an ethicist said the firing was appropriate.
Medscape Medical News

CAR T Cells: 'Validation That They Keep Living and Keep Working'

Medscape Today - 2018, December 4 - 22:59
New longer-term data on CAR T cells from pivotal clinical trials show durable responses, with some patients remaining in remission for years after one infusion.
Medscape Medical News

Former President George H.W. Bush Dies

Medscape Today - 2018, December 4 - 22:59
George Herbert Walker Bush, the nation's oldest living former president, had vascular parkinsonism.
WebMD Health News

Nurse Practitioners See Largest Pay Bump Among APRNs

Medscape Today - 2018, December 4 - 22:59
NPs' pay increased 6% in 2017. Nurse anesthetists again have the highest pay in the group with average earnings at $192,000. Pay satisfaction was lowest among APRNs who work in retail clinics.
Medscape Medical News

EC Clears Two New HIV Drugs (Pifeltro and Delstrigo)

Medscape Today - 2018, December 4 - 22:59
Pifeltro contains doravirine, a new nonnucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor, and Delstrigo is a fixed-dose combination of doravirine, lamivudine, and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate.
International Approvals

YouTube Videos on Prostate Cancer Frequently Misleading

Medscape Today - 2018, December 4 - 22:59
The majority of YouTube videos on prostate cancer contain misleading or biased information either in the content itself or in the comments made by viewers after watching the video, new research shows.
Medscape Medical News

Patients Often Withhold Information From Providers

Medscape Today - 2018, December 4 - 22:59
Patients often withheld information when providing medical histories for healthcare providers, survey results show.
Medscape Medical News

Three Common Dementia Screens Faulty, Inaccurate

Medscape Today - 2018, December 4 - 16:58
Three widely used brief cognitive assessment tests appear to be faulty and often yield false negative or false positive results.
News Alerts

Asian Longhorned Tick Spreading Rapidly in United States

Medscape Today - 2018, December 4 - 16:58
The Asian longhorned tick, which is a vector of many common pathogens in the United States, has spread to nine US states in little over a year.
Medscape Medical News

Key Clinical Features of Acute Flaccid Myelitis Identified

Medscape Today - 2018, December 3 - 22:49
The current CDC definition of acute flaccid myelitis may include several other diagnoses and may impede quick identification of this emerging threat to pediatric patients.
Medscape Medical News

A New Model for Behavioral Health for Kids

Medscape Today - 2018, December 3 - 22:49
An integrated behavioral health-primary care model provides the solution to many problems encountered when trying to access mental health care for children.
CHOP Expert Commentary

New Lipid Guidelines: A Primary Care Perspective

Medscape Today - 2018, December 3 - 22:49
What are the key takeaways from new AHA/ACC cholesterol guidelines for primary care?
Georgetown University Family Medicine

More Fruits and Veggies in Midlife May Preserve Cognition

Medscape Today - 2018, December 3 - 22:49
Higher intake of fruit, vegetables, and juice in midlife is associated with better long-term cognition, new research shows.
Medscape Medical News

Midlife Lung Disease Linked to Later Dementia

Medscape Today - 2018, December 3 - 22:49
A study of more than 14,000 middle-aged people who were followed for 23 years reveals an association between COPD or restrictive lung disease and risk for mild cognitive impairment or dementia.
Medscape Medical News
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