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Published: Mon, 25 Sep 2017 22:35:03 -0400


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

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 16:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- This week's topics include physician-assisted suicide, preventing infection post-C-section in obese women, 12 year outcomes of bariatric surgery, and death among triathletes

Post-Op Gastric Bypass Care Vital for Preventing Anemia

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 15:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- 10 years after surgery, most who didn't seek post-op care developed anemia

Diabetic Amputation Rates Soar in California, Nationally

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 13:41:52 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- No clear cause, but experts suggest numerous possibilities

Cath Lab Recap: Mitochondrial Monitoring; Transient CIN Safe?

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 17:44:39 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Interventional cardiology news to note

Physicians Aren't to Blame for Poor Adherence

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 17:40:47 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Skeptical Scalpel, MD wonders why people don't take medicine and how to fix it

A Shooting Remembered: General Surgery News Report

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 18:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Also, gun-related death rate holds firm

Weight-Loss Surgery: Durable in the Long-Term (CME/CE)

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Sustained body weight reduction and other benefits at 12 years

From Hopeless to Healer: Persecuted in Nigeria, Stonewalled by the NFL

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Early struggles prepared Bennet Omalu for character assassination in the U.S.

Morning Break: Antibiotics Running Out; Teen Sex Interest Drops; Children Drive to OR

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 09:15:00 -0400

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

Pearls from: Samar Hafida, MD

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Metabolic surgery is a viable treatment option for type 2 diabetes

Little Increase in Activity Seen After Joint Surgery (CME/CE)

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 17:15:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Large improvements in pain and function, but inactivity persists

Surgical Resident in Legal Battle With Her Employer

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 12:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Told to repeat a year of training, she sues, and is sued back

Morning Break: Blood Suckers; Post-Disaster Food Safety; Death by Hairball

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:15:00 -0400

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

Phosphate Disease Yields to Burosumab (CME/CE)

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 15:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Both adults and children with X-linked hypophosphatemia benefited from monoclonal antibody treatment

What is the Best Method for Left Main Revascularization? (CME/CE)

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 11:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Biggest difference between PCI and CABG may be in repeat procedures