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Doctors urge Congress to preserve the 340B Drug Pricing Program

Doctors urge Congress to preserve the 340B Drug Pricing Program
February 11, 2016

Thousands of physicians from American safety-net hospitals signed a letter sent to Congress highlighting the importance of the 340B Drug Pricing Program.

The letter asks Congress not to consider suggestions from drug industry lobbyists to restrict the impact of the drug program, which makes treatments available to low-income, uninsured and underinsured patients at extreme discounts.

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VIDEO: Lack of high-sensitivity troponin assay availability creates disconnect between guidelines

February 11, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — Venugopal Menon, MD, director of the coronary care unit at the Cleveland Clinic and professor of medicine at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College…
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Dementia incidence decreases over time among Framingham Heart Study participants

February 10, 2016
Incidence of dementia significantly decreased over time among participants in the Framingham Heart Study, according to recent findings. “As the average life…
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VIDEO: Occupational hazards, treatment of aortic diseases top ISET highlights

February 10, 2016
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — In this video, Barry T. Katzen, MD, discusses some of the highlights presented at the annual International Symposium on Endovascular Therapy…
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Classification system can help determine treatment for aortic dissection

February 10, 2016
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — A mnemonic-based classification system using six clinical and anatomic features can help clinicians determine whether patients with aortic…
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