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Published: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 14:35:02 -0400

 



Morning Break: Bad Air; Demise of Measles; Happiness and Health

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 09:45:00 -0400

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



Inactive Teens Likely to Become Sluggish Adults (CME/CE)

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 08:57:53 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Less than 9% met the 60 minutes/day recommendation



Make the Diagnosis: Bewildering Bone Pain

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:54:55 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Case Findings: A 23-year-old male presents with a presumed diagnosis of vanishing bone disease (Gorham's disease), a rare condition in which bone is lost in conjunction with an overgrowth of lymphatic vessels. However, the patient presents with ongoing severe pain, which is uncommon in Gorham's disease. He was treated with interferon and zoledronic acid, but discontinued these treatments because of severe side effects. What is your diagnosis?



Exercise Good for Asthma, COPD Even With Pollution Exposure (CME/CE)

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Outdoor activity should be encouraged, with caveats



Morning Break: Leprosy in California; Is Fat a Barrier to Care? Nurses Never Win

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 09:45:00 -0400

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



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

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 14:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- This week's topics include appropriate use of beta blockers after heart attack, timing of allergenic foods for infants, a wearable device and its impact on weight loss, and vasectomy and prostate cancer.



Call to Standardize Telemedicine Protocols for ROP (CME/CE)

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 11:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Discrepancies between imaging, clinical exam findings



D.C. Week: Mylan CEO Grilled at Hearing; Internal FDA Spat

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 10:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- FDA documents reveal division over newly approved Duchenne treatment



Friday Feedback: Can Fitness Trackers Step Up Weight Loss?

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 16:50:47 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- New study says no, but what do experts think?



EndoBreak: New-Old Drug Approvals; 'Unconscionable' Insulin Prices

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 13:30:00 -0400

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



Pearls From: Frank Hu, MD, PhD

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 13:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Facts on Americans' love affair with sweetened drinks



Morning Break: Falling Is Rising; Meat of the Matter; Cookie Dough Mystery

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 09:45:00 -0400

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



Patients, Docs Press for Federal 'Right To Try' Bill

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 18:39:49 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Freeing companies to sell unapproved products to dying patients



LARC Study: More Consistent Use, Lower Pregnancy Rate

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 16:45:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Advantages of long-acting reversible contraception affirmed



Gonorrhea Drug With Novel Mechanism Promising (CME/CE)

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 14:30:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Cure rates with oral antibiotic near 100% in small trial