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Female physicians make 'substantially' less than male counterparts

July 22, 2016

Significant salary differences exist between male and female physicians at public medical schools, according to findings published in JAMA Internal Medicine.

This gap persisted after accounting for various factors, such as experience, specialty and age, Anupam B. Jena, MD, PhD, from the department of health care policy at Harvard Medical School, and colleagues reported.

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Six news items to view for the latest in psoriatic arthritis

July 22, 2016
Healio Rheumatology spotlights five news items that focus on recently published research about psoriatic arthritis.  

Nearly half of physicians see fewer patients each day due to EHR use

July 22, 2016
Physicians have mixed feelings about electronic health record usage, according to a report published by Physicians Practice. The 2016 Tech Report included an annual…
In the Journals

Increased BMI, anxiety associated with higher total knee replacement-related costs

July 22, 2016
Higher total knee replacement-related costs were associated with increased baseline BMI, anxiety and poor social support among patients with knee osteoarthritis…
In the Journals

Study links specific invariant T cells to pathogenesis of ankylosing spondylitis

July 22, 2016
Investigators of this study found mucosal-associated invariant T cells may play a role in the pathogenesis of ankylosing spondylitis. “We showed that…
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The Patient with Dry Eyes and Dry Mouth

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Sjӧgren's syndrome, characterized by keratoconjunctivitis sicca and xerostomia, is an autoimmune condition with an…
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VIDEO: Edwards discusses tapering of MTX combined with tocilizumab for RA treatment

June 13, 2016
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EULAR Annual Congress 2016

EULAR Annual Congress 2016

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The Patient with Osteoarthritis

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Osteoarthritis (OA) is a chronic, progressive, multifactorial, and life-long disease characterized by degenerative and…
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