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Published: Sun, 26 Feb 2017 20:35:02 -0400

 



D.C. Week: Advocates for Medicaid Enrollees Blast Potential Cuts

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 12:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Also: FDA panel gives the nod to Sentinel device despite questionable efficacy



This Week in Zika: Vaccine Possible in 2018

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 17:30:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Also, more research into Zika's full spectrum of effects on kids needed



Morning Break: No Repeal and Replace? Now Hear This; 'Golden Trio'

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 09:15:00 -0400

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



CCB Doesn't Help Cognition After Stroke

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 17:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- MMSE scores no better with nimodipine than placebo after 6 months



Infection Rates High in Kids with SLE (CME/CE)

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 14:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Highest rates seen in those with lupus nephritis



CDC: Uptick in Heavy Drinking Days in U.S. in 2016

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 09:21:56 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Prevalence of five or more drinks a day slightly higher in both sexes



Morning Break: Brainy Kids Smoke Weed; Killer Surgeon; Crazy Cat Lady?

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:45:00 -0400

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



ACIP: One-Dose HepB Vax OK for Some Infants Needing Revaccination

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

(MedPage Today) -- Two more doses needed if infant still non-responsive after testing, committee advises



Many Smokers With Chronic Conditions Take Up E-Cigarettes

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

(MedPage Today) -- Sick smokers may be vaping to kick the smoking habit



'I Wish It Were Otherwise': Doc to Doc on End-of-Life Care

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 12:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- In-depth discussion with Ronald Epstein, MD



Morning Break: Planned Parenthood Reprieve; Bad Hospital Design; Longer Life

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 08:46:05 -0400

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



Novel Treatment Promising for Resistant HIV (CME/CE)

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 14:30:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Monoclonal antibody suppresses virus in patients lacking treatment options



Morning Break: 'Roe' Dies; Vaping Risk? Scientists vs Trump

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 08:45:00 -0400

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



HIV Patients Who Quit Smoking Lower Cancer Risk (CME/CE)

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 12:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- But lung cancer risk remains high after 5 years of cessation



This Week in Zika: Surprising Persistence in Body Fluids

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 11:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Also, Haiti may need more resources to test for Zika