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Eating Peanuts Aids Postprandial Triglyceride Response
Preserved endothelial function seen after consumption of high-fat meal containing peanuts
Monday, March 30, 2015

An Apple a Day May Keep the Pharmacist Away
No effect on doctor visits, but a slight decrease in need for prescription meds
Monday, March 30, 2015

Glyburide in Gestational DM Linked to Complications
Associated with more infant intensive care and respiratory distress
Monday, March 30, 2015

Multiple, Inappropriate Meds Taken by Older Cancer Patients
A pharmacist-led comprehensive medication assessment can optimize meds
Monday, March 30, 2015

Recommendations for Point-of-Care Ultrasound in Peds ER
Pediatric emergency medicine physicians should be familiar with point-of-care ultrasonography use
Monday, March 30, 2015

AAP Opposes Random Drug Testing in Schools
Helping students avoid substance problems is preferred approach
Monday, March 30, 2015

AAP: Use Only Metric Dosing for Children's Medications
Using metrics, not teaspoons, reduces medication errors, American Academy of Pediatrics says
Monday, March 30, 2015

NKF: Many Nephrologists Report Pregnant Patients on Dialysis
Survey of nephrologists shows kidney failure becoming more common for expectant moms
Friday, March 27, 2015

Diabetes May Predispose to More Advanced Breast Cancer
Findings suggest need to modify screening methods
Friday, March 27, 2015

Innovative Prototype Presented for Post-ICU Patients
Collaborative care model can maximize cognitive, physical, psychological recovery of ICU survivors
Friday, March 27, 2015

Physician/Pharmacist Model Can Improve Mean BP
BP control no better in overall cohort, but improved for participants from racial minority groups
Friday, March 27, 2015

Early Palliative Care Improves Survival in Advanced Cancer
Second study shows benefits for caregivers with early palliative care intervention
Friday, March 27, 2015

Discontinuing Statins for Terminally Ill May Improve QOL
Reducing pill burden improves quality of life, researchers say
Friday, March 27, 2015

CDC: Hypertension-Related Deaths on the Rise in U.S.
Most marked increases seen in those aged 45 to 64 and those over 85
Thursday, March 26, 2015

Three Alcoholic Drinks Daily Can Up Risk of Liver Cancer
Expert panel looked at data on over eight million people to come up with risk factors for the disease
Thursday, March 26, 2015

Perception of Crisis Mode Tied to Patient Info Exchange Issues
Findings among self-reported perceptions by hospital staff
Thursday, March 26, 2015

Prevalence of Subclinical Disease ID'd in African-Americans
Prevalence 26 percent; increased odds of disease among those with metabolic syndrome, diabetes
Thursday, March 26, 2015

AAFP Issues Comprehensive Breastfeeding Toolkit
Toolkit is comprehensive resource; includes HHS business case for employer support of breastfeeding
Thursday, March 26, 2015

FDA Approves New Treatment for Anthrax
FDA cites preparedness for intentional release of anthrax
Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Greater Use of Antibiotics Tied to Higher Odds of Diabetes
Data on one million people suggest a higher risk of the illness linked to changes in gut microbes
Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Ongoing Mentoring Will Help New Nurses Speak Up
Narrative inquiry shows three interrelated threads in the process of learning to speak up
Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Perceived Inefficiencies Rife in Primary Care
Inefficiencies reported in activities that occur pre-visit, during visits, post-visit
Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Outcome Not Affected by Family Presence During Resuscitation
No significant differences in outcomes of processes of care for hospitals with versus without FPDR
Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Newly Identified Diabetes Up With Medicaid Expansion
Twenty-three percent increase in newly identified diabetes in 26 states that expanded Medicaid
Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Short Hospital Stays Don't Impair STEMI Outcomes in Seniors
Similar outcomes with discharge after 48 hours and for patients who stay in hospital for four, five days
Wednesday, March 25, 2015


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