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Morale rises, but more physicians feel overextended

October 23, 2014

An increasing number of physicians reported they are overextended or at full capacity, according to results of a national survey conducted this year of more than 20,000 physicians.

Compared with 75% in 2012, 81% of physicians surveyed said they felt overextended or at full capacity, and only 19% said they have time to see more patients in the poll conducted for The Physicians Foundation by Merritt Hawkins.

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Despite perceived differences, international hypertension guidelines 'mostly similar'

October 23, 2014
BOSTON — Despite recent controversy over BP targets for adults aged 60 years and older, international guidelines for hypertension are “mostly similar,”…
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BPA absorbed into body through cash register receipts

October 23, 2014
High levels of the endocrine disruptor bisphenol A found in humans are likely coming from thermal paper used in cash register receipts, according to data published in…
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MenoPro app helps clinicians, patients manage menopausal symptoms

October 22, 2014
During its 25th annual meeting, The North American Menopause Society launched MenoPro, a mobile iPhone/iPad menopause app designed for use by clinicians and patients to…
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Achievement of target LDL particle number leads to fewer CV events

Endocrine Today, September 2014
James A. Underberg, MS, MD, FACP, FACPM, FNLA
For decades, clinicians have relied on cholesterol-based measures of LDL to predict and manage their patients’ risk for…
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Darier's sign and osteoporosis

November 27, 2013
Melissa, a 61-year-old woman, was referred for evaluation and management of osteoporosis. She was “petite,”…
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Video: Ardis Hoven, MD, explains which changes to the ACA will help physicians most

August 8, 2014
After speaking in an expert panel at the American Association of Diabetes Educators Annual Meeting, Ardis Hoven
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