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Survey: American physicians satisfied with career choice despite challenges

March 30, 2017

A survey of 1,200 American physicians, residents and medical students found that nine out of 10 physicians are satisfied with their career choice despite common challenges, according to a press release from the AMA.

The AMA conducted the survey in February and concluded respondents are dealing with administrative burdens, stress and lack of time. For residents, the major challenges included long hours and on-call schedules.

FDA approves Qudexy XR for migraine prophylaxis in adults, adolescents

March 30, 2017
The FDA has approved two supplemental new drug applications for Qudexy XR extended-release capsules, a once-daily prophylactic medication for migraine headache in
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Health care-related apps, texting may help improve youth health outcomes

March 30, 2017
Parents and caregivers may be able to encourage positive health behaviors and improve overall health outcomes for children through the use of mobile health…

AMA, Mayo Clinic working to create ‘medical school of the future’

March 29, 2017
The AMA and the Mayo Clinic recently convened its 32-school Accelerating Change in Medical Education Consortium to develop innovative ideas regarding physician training…
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Nursery product-related injuries continue to rise in young children

March 29, 2017
Despite a significant decline in child injuries linked to baby walkers, jumpers and exercisers from 1991 to 2003, the number of injuries attributed to these products, as…
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Factors Predictive of Success in Probing for Congenital Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, March/April 2017, Volume 54 Issue 2
To report the success rate of children undergoing probing for congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction (CNLDO) and the…
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Infectious Diseases: May 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

With improved diagnostic tools and increasingly rapid turnaround on results, we have never lived at a better time to…
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VIDEO: How a physician can perform well in MIPS

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