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 2022-05-12 13:03 

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Running to the Top: Exercise and Mental Health...

The secret to a healthy life? Exercise. Medscape Blogs...

 2022-05-12 12:41 

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Anorexia Nervosa in Adolescent Patients: What You Need to Know...

Here we will review the epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment of anorexia, with an emphasis on what pediatricians need to know to screen and to facilitate treatment. Medscape Pediatrics...

 2022-05-12 12:37 

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The Case for Post-COVID Steroids...

Dr F. Perry Wilson cautions against changing practice on the basis of a single study. Medscape...

 2022-05-11 22:03 

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Knowing How the Brain Reacts to Smells May Help Fight Disease...

Neuroscientists use mathematical models to reproduce how the brain processes smell. WebMD Health News...

 2022-05-11 21:53 

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New HIV PrEP Guidelines...

This update gives healthcare providers the latest guidance on prescribing HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) -- a powerful tool for HIV prevention -- to their patients. CDC Expert Commentary...

 2022-05-11 20:29 

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Breakthrough COVID Deaths Increasing in US...

More COVID-19 deaths are occurring among those who are vaccinated against the coronavirus. But public health experts say that should be expected as more Americans reach full vaccination status. WebMD Health News...

 2022-05-11 20:20 

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Espresso Coffee Associated With Increased Total Cholesterol...

New observational data show that drinking espresso coffee is linked to higher total cholesterol levels, particularly in men. Boiled or plunger coffee was tied to higher cholesterol in both men and women. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-05-11 19:48 

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Many Wrongly Think Tap Water Is Safe for At-Home Medical Use...

Although most people who responded to a survey correctly stated that tap water could contain bacteria or other living organisms, they also said that it could be safely used for nasal rinsing and washing contacts. WebMD Health News...

 2022-05-11 19:12 

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1931 State Law Makes Abortion a Felony if 'Roe' Falls...

Dana Nessel, the Democratic attorney general of Michigan, said she would not have the authority to keep county prosecutors from enforcing the old law. Kaiser Health News...

 2022-05-11 17:00 

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Civil Rights Lawsuit Alleges Racism Caused Mother's Death...

A Black widower claims Cedar-Sinai ignored his wife's medical distress after her cesarean delivery because of the color of her skin. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-05-11 16:27 

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Another Ivermectin-COVID-19 Paper Is Retracted...

The article was part of a special issue of Toxicology Reports on COVID-19 that has received an expression of concern; six of the eight articles still have EoCs. Retraction Watch...

 2022-05-11 16:13 

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Antibiotic Prescribing Practice Varies Widely in Canada...

Specific feedback for primary care clinicians could reduce the use of avoidable antibiotics and the potential for the emergence of antimicrobial resistance. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-05-11 16:11 

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CDC: Gun Homicides Increased 35% in 2020...

The report highlighted troubling racial, ethnic, and class disparities. Black people saw the largest increase in firearm homicides, at 39%. WebMD Health News...

 2022-05-11 15:49 

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Dermatology Residency Focuses on Rural Placement of Graduates...

The structure of the residency, which involves 3-monthlong rotations at rural clinics in Mississippi, is designed to address the shortage of rural-based dermatologists in the United States. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-05-11 14:47 

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Medicare Is Right Not to Pay for Costly Alzheimer's Drug: Ethicist...

Prof Art Caplan discusses Medicare's decision on paying for the use of the Alzheimer's drug Aduhelm. Medscape Business of Medicine...

 2022-05-11 14:10 

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Episode 2: The Role of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in Major Depressive Disorder...

Madhukar Trivedi, MD, and Jonathan Downar, MD, review the evidence on the efficacy of transcranial magnetic stimulation as a treatment for major depressive disorder. Medscape...

 2022-05-11 13:49 

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Grit Your Teeth for a Lesser Known Complication of Diabetes...

In addition to neuropathy, nephropathy, cardiovascular disease, and kidney disease, tooth loss is a lesser-known potential complication of type 2 diabetes. A large meta-analysis quantifies th3 risk. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-05-11 13:42 

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When Is a Mask Mandate Not a Mask Mandate?...

The travel mask mandate is dead for now. Should we resuscitate it or let it peacefully pass away? Medscape Blogs...

 2022-05-11 13:37 

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Online Physician Reviews: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly...

More patients are finding their healthcare providers online on the basis of physician reviews and ratings. But what if those results are completely misleading or inaccurate? Medscape Blogs...

 2022-05-11 13:11 

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Second Trial Shows Thrombectomy Benefit in Basilar Artery Stroke...

The BAOCHE trial has shown a large benefit of endovascular thrombectomy for patients with a stroke caused by a basilar artery occlusion. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-05-10 23:57 

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Another COVID Surge is Here, but It May Be Less Severe...

This new surge is not expected to be as severe as previous waves, but that all could change, experts from Johns Hopkins University said. WebMD Health News...

 2022-05-10 22:11 

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Can Sensitivity to Common Smells Sniff Out Depression, Anxiety?...

Heightened awareness of common odors like floral scents or kitchen smells is linked to anxiety, while increased sensitivity to "social odors" is an indicator of depression, new research suggests. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-05-10 21:03 

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Children and COVID: New Cases Climb Slowly but Steadily...

The cumulative number of cases in children is 13,052,988, which accounts for 19.0% of all cases reported in the United States. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-05-10 20:57 

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Good News, Bad News for Older Survivors of Acute MI...

Quality approaches to secondary prevention appear to be paying dividends but more work is needed to close the gap for certain older Americans, a new study suggests. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-05-10 20:36 

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Docs Check Mail for Ways to Return -- and Ruin -- Extra Opioids...

One proposal would require that prescriptions be given with envelopes to send back unused medication. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-05-10 20:24 

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Exercise, Good Sleep Help Maintain Weight Loss in Obesity...

Maintaining weight loss is improved by good sleep quality and exercise in people with obesity, while liraglutide has no effect. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-05-10 20:22 

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40% of US Baby Formula Supplies Out of Stock...

"Inflation, supply chain shortages and product recalls have continued to bring volatility to the category and continues to be one of the most affected products in the market." Medscape Medical News...

 2022-05-10 20:05 

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Medical Education Programs Tell How Climate Change Affects Health...

Medical schools are educating the next generation of doctors on one of the most widespread, insidious health threats of our time. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-05-10 18:32 

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Sleep More, Weigh Less?...

Dr Aaron Holley looks at the current association of weight gain with sleep deprivation. Medscape Critical Care...

 2022-05-10 18:27 

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Travel Nurses See Change of Fortunes as COVID Money Runs Dry...

Travel nurse contracts that were plentiful and paid the temporary nurses far more than hospital staff nurses are vanishing. Hospitals nationwide are turning their energies to recruiting full-time people. Kaiser Health News...

 2022-05-10 18:14 

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Are Ants the Future of Cancer Detection?...

Researchers have explored using medically trained dogs to sniff out cancer. Now French scientists say ants can do the job, too — only faster and cheaper. WebMD Health News...

 2022-05-10 17:59 

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Running an Abortion Cinic While Waiting for Court Decision...

There are the clients — so many of them desperate, in need, grateful. There are the abortion opponents — passionate, relentless, often furious. Associated Press...

 2022-05-10 17:53 

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High MVA Injury Rate in Early-Onset Dementia a Cause for Concern...

Individuals diagnosed with young-onset dementia have an alarmingly high risk of serious injury because of motor vehicle accidents -- both as pedestrians and drivers. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-05-10 17:43 

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Why Iodized Salt Is Important for You and Your Thyroid...

Lack of iodine can lead to thyroid deficiency disorders. Dr Elizabeth Pearce discusses iodized salt, its importance, and how to increase iodine intake. Endocrine Society...

 2022-05-10 17:41 

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Dermatology Attracts More Than Its Share of Physician Assistants...

The authors speculated about possible reasons that have contributed to the "substantial increase of dermatology PAs" documented in their study. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-05-10 16:00 

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Nasal Sprays for COVID Vaccine Being Developed...

More than a dozen clinical trials with nasal sprays are under way. WebMD Health News...

 2022-05-10 15:06 

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My Choice? Unvaccinated Pose Outsize Risk to Vaccinated...

A mathematical model underscores the fact that vaccination is more than a personal choice and provides support for vaccine mandates and passports, according to the authors. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-05-10 13:51 

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Finding Your Wolfpack in Academic Medicine...

How I learned to surround myself with like-minded people in academic medicine to no longer feel "out of place." Medscape Blogs...

 2022-05-09 21:02 

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Minority Groups May Have Diabetes Even If Not Overweight...

Authors suggest diabetes screening for Asian and Black individuals aged 35 and over, even at BMIs that are not considered overweight, would be 'a good place to start' to reduce disparities. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-05-09 19:48 

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Are You Eligible for a New Therapy That Might Prevent COVID-19? Learn More On Evusheld...

WebMD's Chief Medical Officer, John Whyte, MD, discusses the new FDA-authorized preventative drug for COVID-19 called Evusheld. WebMD...

 2022-05-09 19:47 

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Most Americans Want Federal Law for Legal Abortion, Poll Shows...

The poll, which included more than 2000 adults, was conducted between May 4-8 following the leak of a draft opinion that shows the Supreme Court could overturn the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision. WebMD Health News...

 2022-05-09 19:39 

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Journal Retracts Cesarean Delivery Paper With 'Impossible' Data...

The study purported to involve nearly 1300 women making it the largest analysis of women receiving steroids for the indication in the trial. Retraction Watch...

 2022-05-09 18:53 

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Skin Spews Telltale Gases for Health Trackers to Tap Into...

Gases excreted by the skin might one day help monitor our health, early lab experiments suggest. WebMD Health News...

 2022-05-09 18:30 

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Mosquitoes Genetically Modified to Stop Disease Pass Early Test...

To curb the spread of mosquito-borne illnesses like Dengue and Zika, scientists have genetically modified the insects and released them in the US. WebMD Health News...

 2022-05-09 17:36 

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Making Healthy (Plant-Based) Diets the Easy Choice...

Drs Michelle O'Donoghue and Robert Ostfeld discuss plant-based nutrition and how to make it easier for us to choose healthy foods to improve our cardiovascular health. theheart.org on Medscape...

 2022-05-09 17:30 

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Young Adult Obesity Has Quintupled. Will 'Cancer Wave' Follow?...

Maurie Markman discusses a recent article highlighting obesity prevalence among young adults with an eye toward the implications for cancer incidence in the United States. Medscape Oncology...

 2022-05-09 17:22 

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Five New Neurology Studies: Possible Breakthroughs, Some Failures...

Dr Christoph Diener on promising early results in muscular dystrophy and Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, and discouraging ones for aducanumab. Medscape Neurology...

 2022-05-09 16:36 

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Periodontitis May Be Linked With Systemic Diseases...

Periodontitis may be associated with Alzheimer's disease and other chronic disorders, according to epidemiologic studies. The data suggest the importance of oral health for overall health. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-05-09 16:29 

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Recurrent Atypical Chest Pain in a 62-Year-Old Woman...

A 62-year-old woman presents with atypical chest pain and mild shortness of breath manifesting with recurring, fleeting, dull, nonradiating pain, seemingly caused by high-stress environments. What's going on? American College of Cardiology & Medscape...

 2022-05-09 16:13 

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Neurology, Psychiatry Studies Overlook Sex as a Variable...

A survey of more than 3000 neurology and psychiatry studies found that the vast majority failed to use participants' sex as a variable for determining gender-based differences. Medscape Medical News...

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