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e-Cigarettes Linked to Increased Stroke, MI Risk

Medscape Today - 2019, February 7 - 21:35
Use of electronic cigarettes is associated with a significantly increased risk for "hard" cardiovascular outcomes, according to results from the largest study yet to have probed these issues.
Medscape Medical News

Gov. Northam's Medical School Addresses Racist Yearbook Photos

Medscape Today - 2019, February 7 - 21:35
Eastern Virginia Medical School has formed a community advisory board and engaged an outside law firm to work in tandem on investigating the culture at the institution and produce a public report.
Medscape Medical News

Nurses Union to Back Medicare for All With Week of Action

Medscape Today - 2019, February 7 - 21:35
National Nurses United is sponsoring a week of grassroots organizing events to help Americans overcome what they say is a lack of political will to pass Medicare for All.
Medscape Medical News

Ronny Jackson, Trump's Former White House Physician, Promoted

Medscape Today - 2019, February 7 - 21:35
Current chief White House physician Sean Conley, DO, will conduct the President's annual exam on February 8.
Medscape Medical News

DO Match Day Yields More Than 500 Primary Care Residents

Medscape Today - 2019, February 7 - 15:31
Primary care specialties make up 56% of matches, with orthopedic surgery tops in specialty placements.
Medscape Medical News

2019 ACIP Child/Teen Immunization Schedule: Key Changes

Medscape Today - 2019, February 7 - 15:31
What are the key changes in the 2019 immunization schedule that you need to know?
Medscape Pediatrics

Measles: Will It Take a Death to Get Kids Vaccinated?

Medscape Today - 2019, February 7 - 15:31
Paul Offit argues that it's unconscionable to let unvaccinated kids get and transmit measles and other vaccine-preventable diseases.
Medscape Infectious Diseases

ACIP 2019 Adult Schedule: What You Need to Know

Medscape Today - 2019, February 7 - 15:31
Dr Sandy Fryhofer, an internist and liaison to the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, reviews key changes in the 2019 adult immunization schedule.
Medscape Internal Medicine

Abuse-Deterrent OxyContin Tied to Spike in Hepatitis C

Medscape Today - 2019, February 7 - 15:31
The introduction of abuse-deterrent OxyContin may be a factor in the sharp rise in hepatitis C infections in the United States because drug abusers switched to injectable heroin, research suggests.
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Compounded Pain Creams No Better Than Placebo

Medscape Today - 2019, February 7 - 15:31
A randomized control trial conducted at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center concluded that compounded pain creams lack efficacy and don't warrant the high cost.
Medscape Medical News

2019 ACIP Schedule Updates Influenza, Hepatitis Vaccine Recs

Medscape Today - 2019, February 7 - 03:26
The schedule also includes updated recommendations for influenza and hepatitis B vaccines.
Medscape Medical News

Influenza Season Still Going Strong, CDC Says

Medscape Today - 2019, February 7 - 03:26
Seasonal influenza activity continued to rise in the United States during the week ending January 26 and is not expected to peak for several weeks, according to the CDC.
Medscape Medical News

Loneliness Plagues Physicians…but Fixes Are Available

Medscape Today - 2019, February 6 - 21:25
Increasing use of technology and the US medical system in general have left physicians feeling isolated, but building relationships can alleviate the loneliness and improve doctors' health.
Medscape Medical News

Progress in Rare Cancers Is ASCO Advance of the Year

Medscape Today - 2019, February 6 - 21:25
Progress in the treatment of several rare types of cancer has been highlighted as clinical cancer advances of the past year.
Medscape Medical News

Conditions Treated With Cannabis Often Lack Good Evidence

Medscape Today - 2019, February 6 - 15:23
Most qualifying conditions have substantial or conclusive evidence behind them, but for many conditions, the evidence doesn't support the number of patients receiving a physician's approval.
Medscape Medical News

2019 ADA Standards of Diabetes Care Unpacked for PCPs

Medscape Today - 2019, February 6 - 15:23
Confused by all of the new injectables for type 2 diabetes? Dr Neil Skolnik offers his quick and easy take on the 2019 ADA/EASD algorithm.
Medscape Family Medicine

Let's Face It--Some Patients Need to Be on Opioids

Medscape Today - 2019, February 6 - 15:23
Selected patients with chronic non-cancer pain receive more benefit than harm on opioid therapy.
Georgetown University Family Medicine

Unexplained Tachycardia 'Triples Cancer Mortality Risk'

Medscape Today - 2019, February 6 - 15:23
Cancer patients who have unexplained tachycardia should be investigated for potential causes and should start exercising to help lower their mortality risk, suggest US researchers.
Medscape Medical News

Six 'Obesity-Related' Cancers on Rise in US Young Adults

Medscape Today - 2019, February 6 - 15:23
In an observational study covering 20 years, the incidence of six of 12 so-called obesity-related malignancies increased among adults ages 25 to 49.
Medscape Medical News

White House Issues Its First National Drug Control Strategy

Medscape Today - 2019, February 6 - 15:23
Democratic congressman Elijah Cummings said the strategy did not go far enough in addressing the opioid crisis.
Medscape Medical News
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