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Coworker Response 'Crucial' in Workplace Bullying Resolution
Coworker response plays role in narrative development
Thursday, October 23, 2014

Aspirin May Cut Mortality in Nonmetastatic Prostate Cancer
Significant association observed for high-risk cancers with no difference according to daily dose
Thursday, October 23, 2014

Even Severe Ebola Cases Can Be Treated With Intensive Care
Case report demonstrates effective treatment of patient with complications including septicemia
Thursday, October 23, 2014

U.S. Ranks Last Among Wealthy Nations in Health Care Access
Survey conducted prior to implementation of Affordable Care Act, however
Thursday, October 23, 2014

Weight-Loss Surgery May Raise Risk of Severe Headaches
But experts find the study too small, problem too rare to be of concern
Thursday, October 23, 2014

Taking a 'Selfie' May Help With Dermatology Care
E-mailing pics of atopic dermatitis lesions to physicians works nearly as well as in-person visits
Thursday, October 23, 2014

Hospital Study Addresses 'Alarm Fatigue'
2.5 million beeps, bleeps sounded in one month at one U.S. medical center
Thursday, October 23, 2014

Doctors Often Unaware Their Patients Have Catheters
21 percent were unaware that a patient under their care had a central venous catheter
Thursday, October 23, 2014

Mortality Declines for Aortic Dissection Patients
However, hospitalization rate for aortic dissection remains stable
Thursday, October 23, 2014

U.S. Diets Still Contain Too Many Trans, Saturated Fats
Americans need fewer trans and saturated fats, and more omega-3 fatty acids
Thursday, October 23, 2014

CHEST: CPAP Doesn't Adversely Affect Sex Life
Patients who adhere to treatment are as satisfied with sexual activity as those who don't
Thursday, October 23, 2014

ASCO: Coping Strategies Used for Cancer-Tied Financial Distress
Most patients use lifestyle-altering strategies and about 40 percent adopt care-altering strategy
Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Team-Based Approach Can Improve Hypertension Control
One practice's story shows hypertension control can be boosted by team-based care
Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Recalled Supplements Linger on U.S. Store Shelves
Researchers say many products with banned substances for sale six months later
Wednesday, October 22, 2014

U.S. Residents Back From Ebola-Affected Areas to Be Tracked
Travelers will have to take own temperatures, report to local health officials for 21-day incubation period
Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Americans Report Distrust of Medical Profession
But many happy with their own doctors, research indicates
Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Few With Diabetes + Normal Heart Imaging Have CAD Events
Findings in patients with normal myocardial perfusion computed tomography
Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Depression Tied to Worse Lumbar Spine Surgery Outcomes
Poorer functional ability observed in depressed patients at five years after decompressive surgery
Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Drug Coupons Shrink Patients' Costs Considerably
May undermine benefit managers' attempts to select cost-effective drugs
Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Hospice Doesn't Offset Intensive End-of-Life Ovarian Cancer Care
Findings among older patients with terminal ovarian cancer
Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Drinking Sugary Sodas May Promote Aging at Cellular Level
Sugar-sweetened soda consumption linked to shorter telomere length in leukocytes
Wednesday, October 22, 2014

APIC Provides Resources for Ebola Management
Resources include tools for correct use of personal protective equipment, guidance webinar
Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Hospital Conversion to For-Profit Status Ups Financial Margins
No differences seen in quality metrics or mortality rates for converting hospitals, controls
Wednesday, October 22, 2014

ASRM: Black Women Fare Worse With Fertility Treatments
Success rates for in vitro fertilization half those of white women
Wednesday, October 22, 2014

No Link Between Vaccinations, Risk for Multiple Sclerosis
Large study finds no association, although certain shots might speed onset of existing illness
Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Surgical Site Infections Up for Medicaid Patients With Spine Sx
Odds of having surgical site infection increased 2.06-fold compared with privately insured
Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Price Transparency Platform Linked to Lower Claims Payments
Use of price transparency information linked to lower payments for common medical services
Tuesday, October 21, 2014

CDC: 'Think Ebola' and 'Care Carefully'
Reminder issued along with updated preventive gear guidelines
Tuesday, October 21, 2014

ASN: Binge Drinking May Boost Blood Pressure in Young Men
Researchers didn't find same effect in young women or teens of either sex
Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Review: Many Common Symptoms Unrelated to Disease
Disease-focused model of care may be inadequate for symptom-prompted outpatient visits
Tuesday, October 21, 2014

ASHG: MI Without Substantial CAD Is Minimally Heritable
Myocardial infarction with mild coronary artery disease only weakly heritable
Tuesday, October 21, 2014

High-Intensity Statins Cut Diabetic Atherosclerosis
Regression of coronary atheroma seen in patients both with and without diabetes
Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Unplanned Hospitalizations With GI Cancer Patients Common
Top reasons include electrolyte disorders, intestinal obstruction, pneumonia
Tuesday, October 21, 2014

High-Dose Resveratrol Aids Bone Mineral Density
Findings in trial of obese men with metabolic syndrome
Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Twice-Yearly Doctor Visits Help Control Hypertension
Having health insurance also associated with better readings
Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Parkinson's Meds May Spur Compulsive Behaviors
Compulsive behaviors include impulsive gambling, shopping, hypersexuality
Tuesday, October 21, 2014

CDC Tightens Guidelines on Caring for Patients With Ebola
Full body suits, respirators recommended, along with monitor to observe workers removing gear
Tuesday, October 21, 2014

3-Minute Diagnostic Assessment Accurately IDs Delirium
High specificity and sensitivity with three-minute assessment for elderly with, without dementia
Monday, October 20, 2014

Medication Errors Occur Every 8 Minutes in U.S. Children
Researchers find that liquid drugs are the most commonly misused at home
Monday, October 20, 2014

ASRM: Caffeine May Hinder, Alcohol May Aid Infertility Tx in Men
Researchers suggest male beverage consumption affects in vitro fertilization results
Monday, October 20, 2014

AAO: Reading Glasses May Soon Be a Thing of the Past
Implantable eye device shows promise in preliminary trial, researchers say
Monday, October 20, 2014

ACG: Yoga May Benefit Kids With Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Trends toward improvement in health-related quality of life and self-efficacy with yoga program
Monday, October 20, 2014

ACG: Recent Increase in Incidence of Young-Onset CRC
Disease is more likely to be detected among minorities, and has a more aggressive pathology
Monday, October 20, 2014

ACG: Drug-Induced Liver Injury Mainly Due to Antimicrobials
Drug-induced liver injury leads to death or liver transplant in 9.9 percent of patients
Monday, October 20, 2014

Dutch Guidelines Do Not Cut Incidence of Group B Strep
No reduction in the incidence of invasive group B streptococcal disease in neonates
Monday, October 20, 2014

Enterovirus Infection Linked to Incidence of T1DM in Children
Children from Taiwan with enterovirus infection have increased risk of type 1 diabetes
Monday, October 20, 2014

Children May Be at Lower Risk for Ebola Virus Disease
Based on available data, small number of pediatric cases; signs and symptoms are nonspecific
Monday, October 20, 2014

Viewpoint: Getting United States Prepared for Ebola Outbreak
Controlling Ebola in West Africa represents best way of minimizing international spread
Monday, October 20, 2014

Circumcision Past Newborn Stage Poses Risk for Boys
Delaying procedure also linked with higher costs
Monday, October 20, 2014

Sustained Benefit for Parental Tobacco Control Program
Higher rates of delivering tobacco control assistance; but limited impact on quitting smoking
Monday, October 20, 2014

Patient Resources for Ventricular Assist Devices Info Suboptimal
Materials present benefits, but omit risks, alternative options, and caregiver considerations
Friday, October 17, 2014

Volume of Patient-to-Doc E-mails Up From 2001 to 2010
Volume of e-mails nearly tripled, but number of messages per 100 patients stabilized from '05 to '10
Friday, October 17, 2014

Is 'Slow and Steady' Weight Loss Really the Best Approach?
Researchers suggest some overweight people might get better results from more aggressive dieting
Friday, October 17, 2014

Two-Pronged Program Looks Best for Helping Smokers Quit
Behavioral counseling plus medication beats other strategies
Friday, October 17, 2014

Obama Appoints Ron Klain As 'Ebola Czar'
U.S. health officials reiterate opposition to ban on travelers from West Africa
Friday, October 17, 2014

Spotting May Be Endometriosis Marker for Women With Infertility
Premenstrual spotting for two or more days linked to endometriosis, red vesicular lesion type
Friday, October 17, 2014

Simulation-Based Training Improves Endoscopy Execution
Improvement seen in both test settings and clinical practice
Friday, October 17, 2014

Years of Endurance Exercise May Raise A-Fib/Flutter Risk
Findings for men both in the regular population and competitive athletes
Friday, October 17, 2014

Many Docs Believe Mobile Health Apps Can Improve Patient Care
Most apps related to diet and fitness, do not require published evidence on clinical effectiveness
Friday, October 17, 2014

Low Testosterone May Up Risk of Atherosclerosis in Diabetes
Low testosterone may increase cardiovascular risk in middle-aged men with type 2 diabetes
Friday, October 17, 2014

Specialized Care Centers May Be Needed to Contain Ebola
Conventional U.S. medical centers not prepared to manage Ebola patients
Friday, October 17, 2014


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