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 2022-01-28 23:31 

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Modified Snacks Reduce LDL Cholesterol...

A randomized crossover study using snacks with a particular constellation of nutrients including fiber, antioxidants, and phytosterols reduced LDL compared with snacks with similar calories. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-01-28 23:06 

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Jeremiah Stamler, Pioneer of Preventive Cardiology, Dies at 102...

The internationally renowned physician's research altered the way the world views diet and heart health, and influenced public health policy for decades. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-01-28 21:56 

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Marijuana Use During Pregnancy Raised Risk of Adverse Neonatal Outcomes...

Marijuana misuse remains a top substance use disorder and studies of prenatal use show a prevalence as high as 22% worldwide. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-01-28 21:43 

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Newly Approved Drug Improves Sleep Onset in Insomnia...

Daridorexant, a newly approved dual orexin receptor antagonist, improves sleep onset in adult patients, new phase 3 data suggest. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-01-28 21:35 

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Buprenorphine May Curb Opioid-Induced Respiratory Depression...

High plasma concentrations of buprenorphine may reduce respiratory depression caused by opioids such as fentanyl, a new "proof of principal" study suggests. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-01-28 20:52 

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Georgia Suing Biden Administration Over Medicaid Rejection...

Georgia sued the Biden administration over its decision to revoke approval of a work requirement in the state's plan to expand Medicaid coverage to more low-income Georgians. Associated Press...

 2022-01-28 20:35 

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Florida School District: No Excused Absences for COVID Concerns...

Children kept home from Orange County, Florida public schools because their parents are worried about the spread of COVID-19 will no longer be granted excused absences, the school district announced. WebMD Health News...

 2022-01-28 20:24 

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Long COVID Is Real, and Many Real Questions Remain...

Infectious disease experts share what the evidence reveals -- and what unanswered questions remain -- regarding long COVID. WebMD Health News...

 2022-01-28 20:16 

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Moderna Launches Clinical Trials for HIV Vaccine...

Human clinical trials have started for an experimental HIV vaccine that uses the same kind of mRNA technology found in Moderna's successful COVID-19 vaccine, the drug company announced this week. WebMD Health News...

 2022-01-28 19:58 

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Jan 28 2022 This Week in Cardiology...

AF Screening, alcohol, sports-related sudden death, non-MD-led healthcare, and CPR are the topics John Mandrola, MD, discusses in this week's podcast. theheart.org on Medscape...

 2022-01-28 19:16 

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To Help Process the Pandemic, One Doctor Turns to Art...

For one ICU physician, painting has proved to be an invaluable tool in helping him understand what he has experienced during the pandemic. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-01-28 18:59 

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Two Powerful Drugs Now Adding to US Overdose Crisis...

Emerging reports show that two little-known drugs are making lethal new contributions to America's drug overdose crisis. Associated Press...

 2022-01-28 18:57 

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The Must-Read Acute Care Medicine Articles From 2021...

Dr Amal Mattu discusses his top picks for the most important acute care literature of the past year. What are your picks? Medscape Emergency Medicine...

 2022-01-28 18:56 

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Why Politicians Should Stay Out of Public Health Policy...

When politics invades public health policy, the fallout can be deadly -- not only for citizens, but also for health officials. Medscape Emergency Medicine...

 2022-01-28 18:42 

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Recent Data Bring COVID's Gastrointestinal Tolls Into Focus...

Dr David Johnson comments on some of the latest GI-focused COVID data, from associated symptoms to the varying response to vaccines in patients with IBD. Medscape Gastroenterology...

 2022-01-28 18:35 

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Why the Pandemic Has Fueled a Cosmetic Surgery Boom...

WebMD's Chief Medical Officer, John Whyte, MD, speaks with Andrew Ordon, MD, board-certified plastic surgeon and host of "The Doctors," about cosmetic surgery and its effects on self-confidence. WebMD...

 2022-01-28 18:22 

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6 Ways Doctors Practice Self-Care: From Pizza to Volunteerism...

For overwhelmed and overworked physicians, creating time to engage in experiences that bring fulfillment can help bring balance to their lives. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-01-28 17:56 

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Racism in Medicine: But Where Do You Really Come From?...

Bishal Gyawali, MD, PhD, looks at the pervasiveness of racism in medicine, and how misunderstanding can come into play. Medscape Oncology...

 2022-01-28 17:45 

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Ketamine vs ECT for Depression: First Head-to-Head Results...

IV ketamine is effective for depression but inferior to electroconvulsive therapy, new research suggests. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-01-28 17:26 

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New Mexico Nursing Shortage Prompts Call for More Funding...

Legislative analysts have estimated that New Mexico needs more than 6200 nurses to meet demand. Associated Press...

 2022-01-28 17:11 

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Medicare Patients Win the Right to Appeal Gap in Nursing Home Coverage...

If federal officials accept a court's decision, some patients will get a chance to seek refunds for their nursing home and other expenses. Kaiser Health News...

 2022-01-28 17:00 

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New Wearable Device Could Help Prevent Overdose Deaths...

The new device can tell when a person is overdosing from opioids. Designed like an insulin pump, it delivers a shot of naloxone when metrics warn a person's life is at risk. WebMD Health News...

 2022-01-28 16:10 

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In Super-Vaxxed Vermont, COVID Strikes — But Packs Far Less Punch...

With its highest-in-the-nation vaccination rates, Vermont offers a glimpse of what's possible as the U.S. learns to live with coronavirus. Kaiser Health News...

 2022-01-28 15:58 

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Anti-Mask Anger Forces Colorado Children's Museum to Close...

The Children's Museum of Denver temporarily closed on Wednesday because of escalating harassment of staff by adult visitors angry over a mandate requiring anyone age 2 and older to wear a mask. Associated Press...

 2022-01-28 15:49 

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Palin Dines Out Again in NYC Days After Positive Virus Test...

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin was spotted dining out at a New York City restaurant two days after testing positive for the coronavirus. Associated Press...

 2022-01-28 14:48 

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COVID Hits One of the Last Uninfected Places on the Planet...

When the coronavirus began spreading around the world, the remote Pacific archipelago of Kiribati closed its borders, ensuring the disease didn't reach its shores for nearly two full years. Associated Press...

 2022-01-28 14:30 

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Deaths Due to Omicron Higher Than From Delta...

This week the nation recorded a seven-day average of 2,200 daily coronavirus-related deaths, higher than the daily death count recorded two months ago during the Delta variant surge. WebMD Health News...

 2022-01-28 14:00 

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Jeopardy! Champion's Parents Sue Doctors, Hospital When Patient Dies After Colectomy...

How did a routine colectomy end in a young man's death? Medscape Business of Medicine...

 2022-01-28 14:00 

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Irrational Fear Is Killing You...

There is another pandemic that kills people every day. And it was completely avoidable. Medscape Blogs...

 2022-01-28 06:00 

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Prices of Prescription Drugs Are Complex and Opaque...

Prices of prescription drugs are complex and opaque; they are different from patient costs; and high prices drive innovation. Medscape Blogs...

 2022-01-28 00:46 

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Judge Halts South Dakota Gov. Noem's Abortion Pill Rule...

The rule would have made the state one of the hardest places in the US to get abortion pills. Judge Karen Schreier granted a request from Planned Parenthood for a restraining order on the rule. Associated Press...

 2022-01-27 21:22 

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Early, Subtle, Cardiac Changes Tied to Midlife Cognitive Decline...

Subclinical changes in cardiac structure and function in early adulthood may serve as risk markers for midlife cognitive decline, new research suggests. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-01-27 21:02 

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Immunocompromised Patients Should Receive Fourth COVID Shot: CDC...

The CDC contacted pharmacies on Wednesday to reinforce the message that people with moderate to severe immune suppression should receive a fourth COVID-19 vaccine. WebMD Health News...

 2022-01-27 20:04 

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23 Active-Duty Sailors Discharged Over Vaccine Refusal...

The discharges came this week as the Navy released new COVID-19 guidance that requires all deployed sailors and air crew to be vaccinated but relaxes some quarantine practices on ships. WebMD Health News...

 2022-01-27 20:02 

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Get Free Masks at Grocery Stores and Pharmacies This Week...

N95 masks are arriving at grocery stores and pharmacies this week, and consumers will be able to pick them up for free while supplies last. WebMD Health News...

 2022-01-27 19:34 

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'Super Immunity' Same Whether COVID-19 or Vaccination Comes First...

Researchers answer the question: Does hybrid immunity against COVID-19 matter if illness or vaccination comes first? WebMD Health News...

 2022-01-27 17:35 

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Everyone Else Is Doing It, So Why Shouldn't I?...

Thinking outside the box to beat the bandwagon effect. Medscape Blogs...

 2022-01-27 17:13 

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Olympic Champion Lundby Laments Ski Jumping's Weight Issues...

Over the past few months, Lundby has emerged as an advocate for change in a sport that has historically had athletes develop eating disorders as teenagers to be as light as possible. Associated Press...

 2022-01-27 17:13 

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Pro-Ivermectin Kansas Doctor-Lawmaker Under Investigation...

'That is something between a doctor and a patient, on what their best way forward on care is,' said Kansas state Senate committee chair Richard Hilderband, on the prescribing of ivermectin for COVID-19. Associated Press...

 2022-01-27 16:54 

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Rhode Island Announces $114M Opioid Settlement...

"All of these companies basically prioritized profits over safety." Associated Press...

 2022-01-27 16:44 

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Democrats Walk Out of Hearing With Florida's Top Doctor...

Democrats tried to pin Ladapo down with "yes" or "no" questions on whether he believed vaccines and masks work against coronavirus and other topics but were often met with lengthy answers from Ladapo. Associated Press...

 2022-01-27 16:33 

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Vaccine Mandate to Kick In for First Wave of Health Workers...

While the requirement is welcomed by some, others fear it will worsen already serious staff shortages if employees quit rather than comply. Associated Press...

 2022-01-27 16:22 

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In One Small Prairie Town, Two Warring Visions of America...

One little town. Three thousand people. Two starkly different realities. Associated Press...

 2022-01-27 16:19 

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Will Virus Be 'Over'? Most Americans Think Not: AP-NORC Poll...

"It'll become endemic and we'll be stuck with it forever," he says. "It's frustrating, but what can you do about it?" Associated Press...

 2022-01-27 15:14 

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ctDNA Shows Promise for Assessing Lung Cancer Treatment Response...

Dr Mark Kris predicts that tumor-informed assays will soon become the standard of care. Medscape Oncology...

 2022-01-27 15:11 

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Moral Injury Continues to Increase as Pandemic Enters Third Year...

WebMD's Chief Medical Officer, John Whyte, MD, speaks with Rita Nakashima Brock, PhD, SVP and Director, Shay Moral Injury Center, Volunteers of America, and Mona Masood, DO, Psychiatrist, Founder and Chief Organizer, Physician Support Line, about the ...

 2022-01-27 14:45 

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Uptake Uncertain for Potent New Cholesterol-Lowerer Inclisiran...

Inclisiran, a novel small interfering RNA drug that inhibits PCSK9, made its US debut in early 2022 with cautious uptake prospects. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-01-27 12:10 

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Moderate-Vigorous Stepping Lowers Diabetes Risk in Older Women...

"To the best of our knowledge, there are few studies examining the association between objectively measured steps per day and incident diabetes in a community-based setting." Medscape Medical News...

 2022-01-27 08:00 

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'Physiology Fights Back' When People Are Trying to Lose Weight...

'Individuals who are struggling to achieve weight loss goals, despite assuring compliance with [a] diet, may indeed be 'suffering' from metabolic adaptation during active weight loss,' say researchers. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-01-26 22:12 

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Americans' Trust in Science Now Deeply Polarized, Poll Shows...

It's the largest gap in nearly five decades of polling by the General Social Survey, a widely respected trend survey conducted by the National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago. Associated Press...

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