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Published: Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:35:06 -0400

 



Vaccines: Is More Oversight Needed?

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 09:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Is a vaccine safety commission a step forward or back?



SNAP Overdue for an Update, NutritionExperts Say (CME/CE)

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:01:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Report calls for better nutrition in federal food assistance program



Tonsillectomy Improves Short-Term Health, Sleep Outcomes in Kids (CME/CE)

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:30:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- But firm diagnosis called essential before procedure is indicated



ICD Survival Rates Seem Improved in Older Age

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 15:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- But registry suggests price in frailty and healthcare burden



Make the Diagnosis: Frustrating Fever

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:24:02 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Case Findings: A 34-year-old male Syrian patient presents with a complaint of recurrent fever that lasts for 3 days, accompanied by abdominal pain and diarrhea, and this time with skin lesions as well. The area is hot and painful to the touch on physical exam. What is your diagnosis?



Make the Diagnosis: A Toddler’s Tale

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:10:53 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Case Findings: A 3-year-old girl was brought to the pediatrician with small vesicles widespread including her palms and soles. She had begun to develop painful oral vesicles as well and was refusing to eat. The rash began a few days after flu-like symptoms of a fever, sore throat, cough, and headache. Can you diagnose the patient?



Frieden Shares Parting Thoughts on His Years at CDC

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- 'Doc to Doc': CDC director talks with MedPage Today's F. Perry Wilson, MD



Acupuncture Cuts Crying in Colicky Infants (CME/CE)

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 18:30:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Reduced crying time, number of infants meeting colic criteria after tx



Morning Break: Obamacare Lifesaver; Genital Injures; Sushi Tapeworm Risk

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 09:15:00 -0400

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



School Performance Suffers for NAS Kids (CME/CE)

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:01:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Early identification, support may improve scores



Neurocognitive Tests for Concussion: Wave of the Past?

Sat, 14 Jan 2017 17:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Mayo team says current protocols outmoded



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

Sat, 14 Jan 2017 14:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- This week's topics include alcohol abuse and CVD, gun violence in adolescents, social networks and gun violence, and weekend warriors.



Watching Others Vape Hikes Smokers' Urge to Light Up

Sat, 14 Jan 2017 11:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Passive exposure to vaping is a smoking cue, study finds



EndoBreak: Blood Glucose and Schizophrenia; New Top Doc at ADA

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 11:00:00 -0400

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



Morning Break: Cheap EpiPen; Hot Lips? Rush to Goat Yoga

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 09:15:00 -0400

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