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More Evidence Links Gum Disease to Stroke Risk More Evidence Links Gum Disease to Stroke Risk

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 09:58:26 EST

A new study shows a relationship between severity of gum disease and increasing future stroke risk, and conversely that regular dental care was linked to a lower stroke risk.
Medscape Medical News



New HHS Division to Protect Clinicians With Religious ObjectionsNew HHS Division to Protect Clinicians With Religious Objections

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 18:45:23 EST

The Trump administration opens the new unit within HHS to focus on claims of coercion on medical staff to perform abortions and other procedures over religious objections.
Medscape Medical News



Senate Committee Approves Alex Azar to Head HHSSenate Committee Approves Alex Azar to Head HHS

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:07:13 EST

Only one Democrat on the committee joined the Republicans in confirming Alex Azar. The former HHS deputy secretary and pharmaceutical executive now goes to the Senate for a full vote.
Medscape Medical News



Musing on Sexual EthicsMusing on Sexual Ethics

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 16:52:16 EST

Dr George Lundberg urges discussion on modern sexual ethics.
Medscape Internal Medicine



Greater CV Protection When Guidelines Back Broader Statin UseGreater CV Protection When Guidelines Back Broader Statin Use

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:45:59 EST

Researchers compared five major dyslipidemia guidelines, applying the recommendations to real outcomes data, and conclude that more conservative guidelines result in avoidable cardiovascular events.
Medscape Medical News



Hospitals Hone New Message in Wake of Opioid Epidemic: Expect PainHospitals Hone New Message in Wake of Opioid Epidemic: Expect Pain

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 13:54:01 EST

“We really do have a lot of responsibility and culpability,” says one hospital official who is part of a working group trying to address the opioid epidemic. Patients have to expect more pain after surgery and understand the risk of addiction, says another doctor.
Kaiser Health News



Protect Patients From a Surge in STDsProtect Patients From a Surge in STDs

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 11:36:26 EST

The latest surveillance report reveals that sexually transmitted infections are again on the rise.
CDC Expert Commentary



Bariatric Surgery for Obesity Reduces Some Risks, Raises Others Bariatric Surgery for Obesity Reduces Some Risks, Raises Others

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 11:23:01 EST

Two studies demonstrate long-term benefits in minimizing risks of diabetes, hypertension, and other obesity comorbidities, but effects may wane and complication risks remain.
Medscape Medical News