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 2021-10-11 14:31 

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CrossFit Enters Primary Care With Fitness-Minded Docs, Data...

Fitness practitioner hopes combination of data, dashboards, and doctors who understand the exercise regime lead to more streamlined primary care. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-10-11 13:37 

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Oral PTH Shows Promise for Osteoporosis in Early Phase 2 Study...

If the drug demonstrates safety and efficacy in a future phase 3 clinical trial, it could become the first oral bone-building (anabolic) therapy for osteoporosis, but it"s early days. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-10-11 13:21 

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Healthcare Consumerism: Is the Customer Always Right?...

Will the application of market theory to healthcare solve its most pressing problems? Medscape Blogs...

 2021-10-11 10:24 

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Little Benefit From Adding Aspiration to Thrombectomy for Stroke...

Reperfusion rate resulting from a technique that combines contact aspiration and stent retrieval yielded no better results than use of stent retrieval alone for stroke patients who underwent thrombectomy. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-10-08 21:45 

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HEPA Filters May Clean Sars-CoV-2 From the Air: Study...

Research suggests the filters may help reduce the risk of hospital-acquired SARS-CoV-2. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-10-08 21:43 

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Grieving Family Warns of COVID's Awful Toll During Pregnancy...

Since the beginning of the pandemic, well over 100,000 pregnant women have caught COVID, making the disease a leading cause of maternal mortality in the US for the past 2 years. WebMD Health News...

 2021-10-08 21:41 

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Shorter Interval Between Office BP Readings Reliable, a Time-Saver...

A 30-second interval between automated office-based blood pressure measurements is as accurate and reliable as a 60-second interval and could be a time-saver for busy hypertension clinics. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-10-08 21:06 

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Adolescents Who Exercised After a Concussion Recovered Faster...

After a concussion, resuming aerobic exercise relatively early on at an intensity that does not worsen symptoms may help young athletes recover sooner, a randomized trial shows. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-10-08 20:43 

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COVID-19 Booster Shots Now Surpassing Initial Vaccine Doses...

Booster shots in the US are approaching 3 million, surpassing the number of first or second initial COVID vaccine doses in October. WebMD Health News...

 2021-10-08 20:36 

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Pfizer's Vaccine Protection May Wane After 2 Months...

New studies show that the Pfizer COVID vaccine's protection against infection may start to wane as early as 2 months after the second shot. WebMD Health News...

 2021-10-08 20:33 

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US COVID Deaths, Infections Are Falling...

After a summer surge because of the Delta variant, deaths from COVID-19 in the US are dropping. WebMD Health News...

 2021-10-08 20:21 

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Salty Foods Right Before Bed Might Disrupt Sleep...

A high-salt diet has long been linked to sleep problems, and a new preliminary study suggests that salt might cause brain changes that interfere with the body's natural sleep-wake cycles. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-10-08 20:08 

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Oct 8 2021 This Week in Cardiology...

Two NEJM papers on mRNA-related myocarditis, AF and stroke, intensifying BP meds, and CCTA and high-sensitivity troponin are the topics John Mandrola, MD, covers in this week's podcast. theheart.org on Medscape...

 2021-10-08 20:08 

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How Breast Cancer Changed My Life...and Me...

I was stunned. I was only 48 and healthy. How could this have happened? Where did this come from? WebMD Health News...

 2021-10-08 19:40 

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Unsalvageable: Preventable Amputations Rise During COVID...

"Sometimes, it would come down to insulin or rent," Miller says. "I felt like my hands were tied." WebMD Health News...

 2021-10-08 19:37 

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What Turns Wandering Thoughts Into Something Worse?...

When we let our minds go where they will, negative thoughts tend to narrow our scope of thinking, whereas positive thoughts expand it. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-10-08 18:47 

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FDA Approves Avacopan for Rare ANCA Autoimmune Disease...

ChemoCentryx said it plans to price its new medicine at an annual cost of $150,000 to $200,000 for US patients. Orphan Drug Approvals...

 2021-10-08 18:21 

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COVID Immunity Through Infection or Vaccination: Are They Equal?...

The uncertain value of a prior infection has prompted legal challenges, marketing offers and political grandstanding, even as scientists quietly work in the background to sort out the facts. Kaiser Health News...

 2021-10-08 18:20 

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Blacks' Vaccination Rates Rise as Many Overcome Hesitancy...

But new research and statistics show that the divide between vaccination rates of whites and African Americans is narrowing. Georgia Health News...

 2021-10-08 17:54 

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Taper, Withdrawal of RA Meds Tested in Real-Life Trial Setting...

Half of patients with RA in remission who tapered or stopped DMARDs and steroids stayed in remission for a year, and a majority of those who relapsed resumed remission on baseline medications. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-10-08 17:48 

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Minnesota Health Leaders Warn of Strain on Caregivers, Kids...

Minnesota health leaders have warned that the fourth wave of the pandemic is putting a heavy strain on hospitals and healthcare workers statewide as COVID-19 burns through the unvaccinated population. Associated Press...

 2021-10-08 17:22 

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Case Report: Risk for Cerebral Edema, AFCE in Children With COVID...

'The rapid and devastating clinical course in both of these cases highlights the need for early recognition of a cerebral edema and AFCE as potential complications of COVID-19 in pediatric patients.' Medscape Medical News...

 2021-10-08 17:12 

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Florida to Dock School District Salaries for Requiring Masks...

The Florida State Board of Education has approved plans to deduct an amount equal to a month's pay from school board members in eight counties, including in some of the state's biggest cities. Associated Press...

 2021-10-08 16:45 

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Annual Cost of Cancer Care Reached $156 Billion...

Breast, lung, and colorectal cancers were the most expensive to treat Medscape Medical News...

 2021-10-08 15:41 

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Hearing Dysfunction With New Thyroid Eye Drug Is Common, Persistent...

'We should have our antennas up about this,' said an expert, as study finds 81% of patients treated with the new thyroid eye disease drug teprotumumab reported hearing impairment. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-10-08 15:38 

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Alleged On-the-Job Violence Prompts Psych Workers to Head to DC...

Since a violent incident in August, Seattle-area psychiatric staff have been protesting unsafe working conditions, understaffing, lack of onsite security personnel and racism by management. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-10-08 15:01 

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ESMO CRC Data Showcase 'Beauty' of Precision Medicine...

Prof David Kerr discusses recent studies in colorectal cancer with molecularly based hypotheses. Medscape Oncology...

 2021-10-08 14:15 

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Docs Leaving Practice, but Not Solely Because of COVID-19: Survey...

Yes, the pandemic is putting stress on physicians, but a healthy dose of pressure already existed. Some doctors are looking to hang up the white coat and pursue new endeavors, according to a new report. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-10-08 14:00 

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Even Leaders Need to Learn...

New jobs or roles mean new responsibilities. They also mean that sometimes, old tactics don't work. To truly be a leader, you have to look past the title and be willing to learn. Medscape Blogs...

 2021-10-08 13:00 

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Shout It From the Rooftops: Undetectable = Untransmittable!...

A not-so-secret fact about HIV and how physicians can make sure their patients know about it. Medscape Blogs...

 2021-10-08 13:00 

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Religious Exemptions Should Not Go Unchallenged...

Don't let religious exemption be an easy hall pass to avoid vaccination. Medscape Blogs...

 2021-10-07 20:11 

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Texas Man Sentenced to Prison for COVID-19 Hoax on Facebook...

A Texas man was sentenced to 15 months in prison on Monday for perpetrating a hoax related to COVID-19 last year. WebMD Health News...

 2021-10-07 20:01 

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Patient Gifts Cakes Every Year to Doctor Who Saved His Life...

For the past 15 years, a Rhode Island man has delivered cakes with messages of appreciation to the cardiovascular surgeon who operated on him, thanking him for another year of life. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-10-07 19:58 

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Pfizer Asks FDA to Authorize COVID Vaccine for Kids Aged 5 to 11...

The vaccine manufacturer formally requested the agency toe expand emergency use authorization to younger children. WebMD Health News...

 2021-10-07 19:19 

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Good News for MS Diagnosis, Prognosis...

Twenty-five year data show a positive shift towards earlier diagnosis and treatment of multiple sclerosis and improved prognosis over time. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-10-07 19:09 

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Cement Found in Man's Heart After Spinal Surgery...

The 56-year-old man, who was not identified in the report, went to the emergency department after experiencing 2 days of chest pain and shortness of breath. WebMD Health News...

 2021-10-07 18:48 

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Judge Orders Texas to Suspend New Law Banning Most Abortions...

The order Wednesday by US District Judge Robert Pitman is the first legal blow to the Texas law known as Senate Bill 8. Associated Press...

 2021-10-07 18:33 

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White House Report Touts Success of New Vaccine Requirements...

A new report from the Biden administration shows that enforced mandates implemented around the US are increasing vaccination rates, but not without some problems and some pushback. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-10-07 18:17 

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Steroid a Promising Short-Term Option for Major Depression?...

Phase 3 trial results suggest the neuroactive steroid zuranolone may hold promise as a short-term treatment option for patients with major depression. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-10-07 18:06 

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Kaiser Permanente Suspends 2200 Unvaccinated Employees...

The employees have until December 1 to get vaccinated to be able to return to work; those who choose not to will be terminated. Associated Press...

 2021-10-07 17:56 

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Adding New Hypertensive May Be More Potent Than Upping Doses...

The findings are consistent with a strategy of targeting several concurrent mechanisms to counteract hypertension, the authors say. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-10-07 17:50 

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More Than 120,000 US Kids Had Caregivers Die During Pandemic...

"These findings really highlight those children who have been left most vulnerable by the pandemic, and where additional resources should be directed." Associated Press...

 2021-10-07 17:36 

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Constipation Med Boosts Cognitive Performance in Mental Illness...

For patients with mental illness, cognitive impairment appears to improve with the constipation drug prucalopride. The drug boosts recall as well as activity in related brain areas, new research shows. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-10-07 15:58 

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The Return of Metastatic Prostate Cancer...

Henry Rosevear, MD, explores why we're seeing a rise in the incidence of metastatic prostate cancer Medscape Oncology...

 2021-10-07 15:42 

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New STI Guidelines: Herpes, Bacterial Vaginosis, and Trichomoniasis...

Dr Neil Skolnik highlights key changes in recommendations for three common sexually transmitted infections. Medscape Family Medicine...

 2021-10-07 15:37 

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Dr. Topol Provides Answers About Boosters, Vaccination for Kids, and Antiviral Treatments...

WebMD's Chief Medical Officer, John Whyte, MD, discusses questions about boosters, vaccination for kids, and antiviral treatments with Eric Topol, MD, Executive VP of Scripps Research and Editor-in-Chief of Medscape. WebMD...

 2021-10-07 14:20 

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Interferon Treatment in COVID-19 Linked to Thyroid Changes...

With COVID-19 increasingly linked to thyroid effects, new research points to a potential role of COVID treatment. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-10-07 14:15 

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Treatment Considerations for Pregnant Women With COVID-19...

Dr Paul Auwaerter discusses the available treatments for COVID-19 in the context of recent data, focusing on safety for pregnant women. Medscape Infectious Diseases...

 2021-10-07 13:52 

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Massive Study Shows Impact of Colorectal Cancer Screening...

David Kerr discusses a study of 3.1 million Europeans that illustrates the impact of national screening programs on colorectal cancer incidence, burden, and mortality. Medscape Oncology...

 2021-10-07 13:45 

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Four People With Cough and Dyspnea After Attending a Baseball Game...

Four patients present to an emergency department with cough, dyspnea, fever, and other symptoms on the same afternoon. What's your diagnosis? CDC Expert Commentary...

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