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Published: Tue, 31 Oct 2017 12:35:02 -0400

 



NeuroBreak: Thumbs Down for Duchenne Drug; Fast-Track for Alzheimer's Drug

Tue, 31 Oct 2017 12:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the world of neurology and neuroscience



Global Survey: 20% of Clinicians Uncomfortable with Gay Patients

Tue, 31 Oct 2017 11:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Many cite their religious beliefs and say they influence patient care



Morning Break: Black Licorice Warning; Obamacare Questions; Haunted Hospitals

Tue, 31 Oct 2017 09:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff



Scamming the New Medicare Cards: HealthLeaders Media

Mon, 30 Oct 2017 18:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Also, out-of-control emergency department visits in the U.S.



Telehealth Advocates Push for Expanded Use

Mon, 30 Oct 2017 17:54:57 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Several pending bills would encourage more use of the technology



For One Physician, Art of Medicine Includes Art

Mon, 30 Oct 2017 16:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Baton Rouge clinic doubles as gallery space



Low-Dose Rivaroxaban Green-Lighted by FDA

Mon, 30 Oct 2017 14:30:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- For continued prevention of recurrent VTE



Opioid Scripts: Is the ER a Primary Source?

Mon, 30 Oct 2017 09:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Emergency docs: Don't blame us



Morning Break: Redefining Essential Benefits; Med School Bargain; CVS-Aetna to Cut Drug Prices?

Mon, 30 Oct 2017 08:45:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff



Depressed Nurses Make More Medical Errors

Sun, 29 Oct 2017 16:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Employee well-being becomes patient safety issue



6 Tips for Preventing ED Falls

Sun, 29 Oct 2017 13:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- As simple as encouraging patients to use the call button



10 Questions to Challenge Your Medical News Savvy

Sat, 28 Oct 2017 17:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Weekly News Quiz: October 20-26



PodMed: A Medical News Roundup From Johns Hopkins (with audio)

Sat, 28 Oct 2017 14:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- This week's topics include health and wealth, gun show sales and gun injury, management of epilepsy, and outcomes relative to robotic surgery



D.C. Week: Trump Declares Opioid Abuse a Public Health Emergency

Sat, 28 Oct 2017 12:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Also, CMS chief vows to lessen docs' record-keeping burden



Is Relief for Healthcare IT Headaches on the Way?

Fri, 27 Oct 2017 18:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Must reads about the latest news and trends in healthcare careers