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Published: Fri, 24 Nov 2017 12:20:00 -0400

 



A Patient's Journey: What Is 'Just Right'?

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 12:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- In this installment of A Patient's Journey, Howard Wolinsky talks A1C with his primary care physician



EndoBreak: Sugar Industry Cover-Up; Overpriced Thyroid Meds

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 11:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the endocrinology world



Elective Surgery Ban for Smokers and Obese Patients

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 10:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- English county to bar patients from elective surgery unless they lose weight or quit smoking



Cath Lab Recap: 2nd-Gen Absorb on OCT; Another Renal Denervation Flop

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 09:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Interventional cardiology news to note



Coffee: No Harm, No Foul If Only 4 Cups Daily

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 18:30:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- However, link seen between coffee drinking and fracture risk in women



Streamlining Chemo: Pharmacy Practice News Report

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 18:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Also, hospital groups to sue CMS over 340B cuts



iMedicalApps: Can Virtual Reality Replace the Anatomy Lab?

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 17:30:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Pilot study pits cadavers against computers



Withhold Heart Drugs After Subanalyses? Experts Weigh In

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 17:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- CANTOS, FOURIER, and IMPROVE-IT raise the question; our panel answers



FDA Approves Adjustable IOL System for Cataracts

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 16:30:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Power of the lens can be corrected without additional surgery, glasses



Docs Groups Call for More Action from CMMI

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 16:15:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- AMA, ACP offer advice to the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation



Lower BP Targets: It's Not All Up to Physicians

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 16:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Nurse practitioner Lynne Braun talks about non-physician roles in new guideline



Drug Prices, Maternal Deaths Among Topics at AMA Meeting

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 15:30:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Delegates also approved resolutions on scope of practice, marijuana legalization



Exploring the Role of Genetic Testing in Mental Health

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 15:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Patients open to genetic testing if such a thing existed; polypharmacy screens helpful



Pregnancy Outcomes Worse with Myopathies (CME/CE)

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 14:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Increased rates of hypertensive disorders and longer length of stay



Heart Failure Incidence Falls in U.K., but Absolute Number Rises (CME/CE)

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 13:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Researchers emphasize increased HF burden in number of new cases



FDA Gives Nod to Two-Drug HIV Combo

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 12:30:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Selected patients will have simpler treatment option



I.D. Break: Bad Milk Warning; Flu's Partner in Crime; TB Timeline

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 12:02:32 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the world of infectious diseases



Ultrasound Predicts Flare in JIA (CME/CE)

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 11:30:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Risk factors were positive power Doppler signal and ongoing medication use



Don't Rely on PTH To Predict Hypocalcemia After Thyroidectomy

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 11:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Review found wide range of predictive accuracy across studies



From Payers to Big Pharma: The Best of Milton Packer

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 10:30:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- As a Thanksgiving treat, MedPage Today presents Milton Packer's greatest hits -- as a blogger!