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ACP, AAIM call for changes to graduate medical education financing

May 4, 2016

The American College of Physicians and the Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine have issued a policy paper outlining recommendations for aligning graduate medical education funding with health care workforce needs.

Renee Butkus, BA, and colleagues wrote in the Annals of Internal Medicine that the graduate medical education (GME) system needs to ensure an adequate supply of quality doctors that Americans can access.

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VIDEO: Breaks in sitting time reduce cardiometabolic risk factors in type 2 diabetes

May 4, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — Bronwyn Kingwell, PhD, head of metabolic and vascular physiology at Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, Melbourne, Australia, offers…
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VIDEO: Data look-back highlights continuing clinical concerns in managing patients with CAD

May 4, 2016
CHICAGO — Stefan James, MD, PhD, of Uppsala University in Sweden, reviews lessons that surfaced at the Annual ACC Scientific Session regarding the care of patients…
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Antidepressant Brintellix renamed Trintellix to avoid confusion in US

May 3, 2016
Brintellix, a vortioxetine product approved to treat major depressive disorder in adults, will be marketed in the United States under a new name, Trintellix, starting in…
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Intensive glycemic control preserves muscle strength in patients with type 2 diabetes, heart failure

May 3, 2016
In patients with type 2 diabetes and chronic heart failure, 4 months of intensive glycemic control had no adverse effect on left ventricular contractile reserve or…
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Secondary Prevention of Atherothrombotic Events: Current Insights on Advancing Science

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck & Co.

Prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD) is critical in light of its associated mortality, morbidity, and economic…
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VIDEO: Expert discusses potential impact of transcatheter mitral valve replacement

April 26, 2016
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VIDEO: Expert discusses ‘landmark’ TAVR trials

April 20, 2016
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