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McCain's 'No' Vote Threatens Graham-Cassidy BillMcCain's 'No' Vote Threatens Graham-Cassidy Bill

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:23:12 EDT

Like many medical societies and other healthcare groups, the senator said he couldn't support the bill without seeing a CBO report on how it would affect healthcare coverage and insurance premiums.
Medscape Medical News



Pharma's Influence on Diabetes Prescribing: Good or Bad?Pharma's Influence on Diabetes Prescribing: Good or Bad?

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 14:57:06 EDT

A recent study of pharmaceutical marketing in Washington, DC, concluded that this spending was correlated with prescribing of newer agents to treat diabetes. But is that necessarily a bad thing?
Medscape Internal Medicine



Antibiotics for Viral Conjunctivitis: It's Still HappeningAntibiotics for Viral Conjunctivitis: It's Still Happening

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:44:19 EDT

According to a new study, prescription of antibiotics for viral conjunctivitis continues to be a widespread practice. 'Sobering' and 'discouraging,' says an optometrist.
Medscape Optometry



2017-2018 Influenza Vaccination Recommendations2017-2018 Influenza Vaccination Recommendations

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 10:30:39 EDT

The latest CDC influenza vaccination recommendations outline which vaccine products should--and which should not--be used to protect against flu this season.
CDC Expert Commentary



Is a Low-FODMAP Diet the Next Big Thing? Is a Low-FODMAP Diet the Next Big Thing?

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 10:26:08 EDT

Dr William Balistreri surveys the latest data on this dietary invention's efficacy in irritable bowel syndrome.
Medscape Gastroenterology



FDA Approves Trelegy Ellipta for COPDFDA Approves Trelegy Ellipta for COPD

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:57:51 EDT

The FDA has approved once-daily, single inhaler triple therapy fluticasone furoate/umeclidinium/vilanterol (Trelegy Ellipta, GlaxoSmithKline) for patients with COPD.
FDA Approvals



FDA Clears Liquid Extended-Release Amphetamine for ADHDFDA Clears Liquid Extended-Release Amphetamine for ADHD

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:34:23 EDT

Adzenys ER, a liquid extended-release amphetamine product, is another treatment option for patients aged 6 years and older with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
FDA Approvals



Going Broke: Financial Concerns of Palliative Care PatientsGoing Broke: Financial Concerns of Palliative Care Patients

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 12:49:09 EDT

Financial concerns can negatively influence a patient's response to treatment and care.
Medscape Nurses



Flu Vaccine Saves Kids' Lives: What to Tell Reluctant ParentsFlu Vaccine Saves Kids' Lives: What to Tell Reluctant Parents

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 12:34:03 EDT

Clinicians can use this information to help parents make the decision to have their children vaccinated against influenza.
CDC Expert Commentary



Let's Beat Big TobaccoLet's Beat Big Tobacco

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 15:21:24 EDT

We need to offer practical alternatives to smoking cigarettes, says Dr Lundberg, and now we can.
Medscape Internal Medicine