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June 1, 2009

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Online CE: Targeting Breast Cancer with Hormonal Treatment Options

Breast cancer continues to be one of the most common cancers facing women today. Research shows that the chance of developing invasive breast cancer at some point during a woman's life is about one in eight or 13% of women.

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October Slated for Arrival of Swine Flu Vaccine

A vaccine for the H1N1 swine flu virus could be ready by October, if research and testing stay on pace over the summer, says a leading U.S. health official. More

How Much Should Your Patients Gain During Pregnancy?

New recommendations from the Institute of Medicine are the first to address the subject since 1990. More

Even Late Treatment with tPA May be Beneficial
Though tPA ideally should be given as soon as possible after a stroke, some patients may now have a bit more time. More

WHO Says Images Needed on Cigarettes/Tobacco Products
The World Health Organization is urging governments to include images of the harm caused by tobacco on packages of cigarettes, cigars, and other tobacco. More
FDA: Acetaminophen Needs Tougher Warnings
U.S. regulators want stronger warnings, better patient education, and more limits on doses for both prescription and over-the-counter acetaminophen, due to the risk of sever liver damage that officials say can result from lack of consumer awareness. More
15 Steps to Save on Healthcare
According to a major health insurer, the U.S. government can save billions in healthcare costs over the next 10 years by following 15 steps, such as using high-quality, cost-efficient healthcare providers. More

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