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 2022-06-16 15:48 

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Experts Elevate New Drugs for Diabetic Kidney Disease...

A consensus statement from the ADA and KDIGO recommends more aggressive combined use of several newer, and costly, drug classes to slow progression of diabetic kidney disease. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-06-16 15:42 

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Should Docs Talk to Patients About Gun Safety?...

Prof Art Caplan discusses the obligation that clinicians have to speak with patients about guns. Medscape Business of Medicine...

 2022-06-16 15:41 

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Fertility Treatment May Boost Migraine Frequency...

Women with a history of migraine who are undergoing fertility treatment may experience an increasing number of headache attacks, new research suggests. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-06-16 15:12 

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COVID Drove 'Unprecedented' Rise in Preventable Deaths: Report...

Premature deaths from drug and alcohol use peaked at COVID outset; all states, even those with robust health systems, experienced higher all-cause mortality. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-06-16 14:42 

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Colons Are Like Snowflakes: IBD in Kids...

How to talk about IBD to families, and the new medical approaches that can heal the intestinal mucosa are two of the expert pearls shared by The Cribsiders. The Cribsiders...

 2022-06-16 14:20 

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Functional Movement Disorders During the COVID-19 Pandemic...

Drs Subramanian, LaFaver, and Perez discuss the need for more education on functional movement disorders, a new society devoted to these conditions, and the rise of "TikTok tics" during COVID. Medscape Neurology...

 2022-06-16 13:58 

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Insulin Cap Legislation: Addressing the Challenges of Access...

Dr Irl Hirsch discusses the challenges of making insulin affordable and accessible and potential legislation that may help. Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology...

 2022-06-16 13:04 

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COVID-Induced Anxiety in Physicians: How Did I Cope?...

We develop our own skills to cope with anxiety and any stressful situation. However, when our learned skills stop working, we feel a loss of control. We fear the future and go into cycles of "what if." Medscape Blogs...

 2022-06-16 10:31 

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New Law Aims to Meet Crushing Need for Mental Health Workers...

Illinois has ushered in a new law that will ease licensing requirements for psychologists, social workers, and other licensed counselors to boost a pandemic-decimated mental health workforce. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-06-15 23:38 

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Fisher-Price, Feds Issue Baby Rocker Warning After 13 Deaths...

The deaths were linked to the Fisher-Price Infant-to-Toddler Rockers and the Newborn-to-Toddler Rockers. WebMD Health News...

 2022-06-15 23:01 

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Blood Test Aims to Measure COVID Immunity...

Scientists created a test that indirectly measures your T-cell response to a challenge by the virus in whole blood. WebMD Health News...

 2022-06-15 22:19 

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Florida Synagogue Challenges New Statewide Abortion Law...

"As such, the act prohibits Jewish women from practicing their faith free of government intrusion and this violates their privacy rights and religious freedom." WebMD Health News...

 2022-06-15 21:21 

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FDA Panel Backs Moderna, Pfizer COVID Vaccines for Young Children...

The FDA advisors lent strong support to expand authorization of the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna shots in toddlers and babies over 6 months of age. WebMD Health News...

 2022-06-15 20:54 

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WHO to Rename Monkeypox Due to Stigma Concerns...

The virus has infected more than 1600 people in 39 countries so far this year, the WHO said, including 32 countries where the virus isn't typically detected. WebMD Health News...

 2022-06-15 20:39 

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Buy and Bust: When Private Equity Comes for Rural Hospitals...

Noble Health swept into two small Missouri towns promising to save their hospitals. Within 2 years — after taking millions in federal COVID relief and big administrative fees — it locked the doors. Kaiser Health News...

 2022-06-15 20:19 

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About 1 in 5 US Pregnancies Ended in Abortion in 2020: Report...

More than 930,000 abortions took place in the US in 2020, up 8% from 862,000 abortions in 2017. WebMD Health News...

 2022-06-15 20:16 

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Sympathetic Ophthalmia: How Should We Respond to the Risk?...

Ocular trauma or ocular surgery in one eye can lead to loss of vision in the healthy eye. How should ophthalmologists respond to this risk? Medscape Ophthalmology...

 2022-06-15 20:10 

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New Incretin Co-agonists Could Change Obesity Therapy...

New pharmaceutical treatments are coming closer to matching the hormonal changes achieved through surgical treatment of obesity. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-06-15 20:05 

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Watch Out for Common Misconceptions About Atopic Dermatitis...

A fear of corticosteroids sometimes prompts patients to try alternative treatments, some of which can be harmful. A pharmacist explains how clinicians can improve treatment by educating patients. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-06-15 19:52 

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New National Lipid Association Statement on Statin Intolerance...

The statement recommends strategies to help patients stay on statin medications and suggests alternatives that can be used in patients who really cannot tolerate statins. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-06-15 19:21 

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Hypothyroidism: No More Wait to Eat or Drink With Liquid Thyroxine?...

Two manufacturers of liquid levothyroxine products now have data showing that patients with hypothyroidism could take these formulations and then avoid the required wait of 30 minutes to eat or drink. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-06-15 16:44 

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How DeepMind Unlocks Medicine's Secrets...

Eric Topol speaks with DeepMind CEO Demis Hassabis about harnessing the potential of AI in health and medicine. Medscape...

 2022-06-15 16:16 

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Diagnostic AxSpA MRI Features Differ in Men and Women...

A cohort study of German patients with and without the disease found no major sex-specific differences for erosion and bone marrow edema but did find differences in ankylosis, fat metaplasia, and sclerosis. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-06-15 15:46 

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Have Federal Policies Reduced Drug Shortages in Canada?...

Interim measures allowed certain key prescription drugs at high risk of shortage to be imported, and others could be manufactured outside of typical patent negotiations. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-06-15 15:35 

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Update on Managing Heart Failure in Primary Care...

Dr Neil Skolnik highlights new categories of heart failure and the latest treatment guidelines. Medscape Family Medicine...

 2022-06-15 15:19 

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Will the US Overcome Its COVID Complacency as the Threat Returns?...

One million Americans have died from COVID. A new variant is doubling case rates in some states, and more than 300 people are dying a day. But our nation's pandemic response has become mild-mannered. Kaiser Health News...

 2022-06-15 15:05 

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Death Risk Spikes With New Onset-Depression After RA Diagnosis...

Developing depression after a diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis substantially increased the risk for death over 10 years in a large Danish population study. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-06-15 13:34 

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It Starts at the Beginning: Racism in the Medical Profession...

Historically, underrepresented minorities face significant obstacles to attain medical school admission. Here's my story. Medscape Blogs...

 2022-06-15 13:29 

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Forget Good Guys vs Bad Guys: We Have Too Many Guys With Guns!...

An experienced nurse discusses concerns related to excessive firearm purchases in the United States. Medscape Blogs...

 2022-06-14 22:29 

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FDA Panel Unanimously Backs Moderna COVID Vaccine for Ages 6-17...

The FDA's vaccine advisory committee unanimously recommended an EUA be granted. The same advisory panel will vote Wednesday on whether to recommend mRNA vaccines for ages 6 months to 5 years. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-06-14 22:12 

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Mick Jagger Tests Positive for COVID-19...

Jagger, 78, tested positive "after experiencing symptoms of COVID upon arrival at the stadium." WebMD Health News...

 2022-06-14 21:55 

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Should Patients Have Cataract Surgery on Both Eyes at Once?...

A Cochrane review found that significant clinical differences between the results of simultaneous cataract surgery and those of delayed cataract surgery are unlikely. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-06-14 21:38 

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COVID Reinfections to Grow With New Omicron Subvariants...

The subvariants appear to be escaping immunity from vaccines and previous infections -- even other Omicron infections -- and have been causing hundreds of thousands of new COVID-19 cases in recent weeks. WebMD Health News...

 2022-06-14 21:06 

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Children and COVID: New Cases Hold Steady in Nonholiday Week...

Does the latest report on new child COVID-19 cases indicate that the latest surge is on the decline? Medscape Medical News...

 2022-06-14 21:06 

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Meta-analysis Points to Safety of Acetylcholine Coronary Testing...

Experts hope the study will provide assurance and prompt greater adoption of invasive functional angiography to diagnose and treat coronary vasomotor disorders. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-06-14 20:56 

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Doctor Deception: AMA Takes Aim Against Physician Disinformation...

A new AMA policy focuses on COVID anti-vaxxers and promoters of bad cures, but could be applied to any public health situation and might affect licensing and board certification of physicians. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-06-14 20:10 

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Spain's New Mental Health Care Plan Aims to Aid Young People...

The plan focuses on early detection and suicidal behavior and provides for the opening of four new day hospitals for children and adolescents. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-06-14 19:39 

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AMA Calls on Politicians to Reject Money From Gun Lobby...

Gun violence is a public health problem, like tobacco use, says the organization, and political candidates should refuse money from groups that oppose "common sense measures to combat it." Medscape Medical News...

 2022-06-14 19:15 

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It's Lyme Time...

Lyme prevalence is increasing. Are we paying attention? Medscape...

 2022-06-14 19:05 

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A Diversity Scorecard to Teach, Not Shame, Cardiology to Do Better...

Dr Bob Harrington talks with Drs Michelle Albert and Eldrin Lewis about the Association of Black Cardiologists' diversity scorecard for cardiovascular training programs. theheart.org on Medscape...

 2022-06-14 18:59 

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FDA Set to Rule on COVID Shots for Youngest Kids This Week...

If one or more of these COVID-19 vaccines receives FDA authorization, it is expected that parents can start getting their children and/or teenagers vaccinated the week of June 20. WebMD Health News...

 2022-06-14 18:45 

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Alcohol-Degraded Sleep Related in Young Adults...

Sleep and alcohol consumption may follow a "vicious cycle," with those who drink more often going to bed later with worse-quality sleep, and those who go to bed earlier often drinking less the next day. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-06-14 18:26 

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'Forever Chemicals' Linked to Hypertension in Middle-Aged Women...

Exposure to ubiquitous per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in the environment may be an underappreciated and potentially modifiable risk factor for hypertension in women. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-06-14 17:50 

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In a Rush to Supply PPE, US Importers Were Scammed for Millions...

A coalition of US businesses is working to reclaim an estimated $100 million lost to fraudsters in the country's mad dash for supplies. Undark...

 2022-06-14 17:11 

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FDA OKs Vutrisiran for hATTR Amyloidosis With Polyneuropathy...

Vutrisiran, an RNAi therapeutic given by subcutaneous injection once every 3 months, significantly improved signs and symptoms of hATTR polyneuropathy in a phase 3 study. FDA Approvals...

 2022-06-14 15:32 

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Migraine Disability Rising in the United States...

Although migraine prevalence in the United States has stayed steady over the past three decades, the proportion of patients reporting chronic headache is increasing, new research shows. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-06-14 15:22 

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Facing 'Extinction,' Docs Urge AMA to Support Private Practices...

Organization will issue a report at least every 2 years detailing strategies to support physicians who want to remain independent. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-06-14 13:51 

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Ending a Patient Relationship Is Okay if Done Properly...

Sometimes a medical practice needs to terminate a patient relationship. Practices should understand when and how to make it happen. Medscape Blogs...

 2022-06-14 13:15 

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Nova Scotia Researchers to Study Health Impacts of COVID-19...

Three Nova Scotia researchers have been awarded a total of $1.5 million from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research to study the wider health impacts of COVID-19 on Canadians. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-06-14 00:13 

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Air Pollution Tied to Ventricular Arrhythmias in Those With ICDs...

Researchers found that vulnerable patients with ICDs experienced more ventricular arrhythmias on days with higher levels of air pollution. Medscape Medical News...

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