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Published: Thu, 19 Jan 2017 08:35:04 -0400


Still No Clarity in Watch-Wait for Rectal Cancer (CME/CE)

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:54:58 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Variation in selection, treatment among 679 patients

New Scoring System Gauges Risk of GI Surgeries in Pregnancy (CME/CE)

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:40:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Obstetric factors confer highest risk

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

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

The Nature of Animal Love: That's Improbable!

Sat, 14 Jan 2017 10:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Also, the mystery of moles

Another Record Year for Organ Transplants

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 09:31:25 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Advances in science, attitude changes play roles

Nurse vs Doc: Is Supervision Necessary?

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

(MedPage Today) -- The VA backed off proposal to let nurse anesthetists work independently

How to Make Doctors More 'Gritty'

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

(MedPage Today) -- We need a better way to make surgery residents succeed

Enthesitis Common in Psoriatic Arthritis (CME/CE)

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 15:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Study finds Achilles tendons, plantar fascia, lateral epicondyles are sites most affected

Yoga Turns in So-So Results for Back Problems

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 19:01:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Review shows some benefit in function, but not much for pain

Mom's Previous Bariatric Surgery May Harm Baby: General Surgery News Report

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 18:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Also, how to handle difficult end-of-life care scenarios

Skin Cancer Common After Organ Transplant (CME/CE)

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 17:36:26 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Squamous cell carcinomas seen most often

Radiolabeled Peptide Offers PFS Benefit in Midgut NET (CME/CE)

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 17:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Six-fold improvement at 20 months

LVADs 'Relatively Low Value' in Cost Analysis (CME/CE)

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 14:51:32 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- The devices typically rack up $209k per QALY vs medical tx alone

Morning Break: Fast Access for Cancer Drugs; More Outpatient Surgery; Nutella Woes

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 09:15:00 -0400

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