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Physicians must create safe, trusting environment for sexual assault victims

December 11, 2017

Removing judgment and victim-blaming from the patient-physician interaction enables victims of sexual assault to open up more about their trauma and communicate their health care concerns, allowing physicians to enhance the quality of patient care, according to a new review.

“Sexual assault is a traumatic event with potentially devastating lifelong effects on physical and emotional health,” Jane Balbo, DO, from the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, and colleagues wrote in the Journal of the American Osteopathic Association.

Novartis net income increases to $2.1 billion in third quarter

December 11, 2017
Novartis reported a net income of $2.1 billion in the third quarter of 2017, an increase of 10% from 2016’s third quarter net income of $1.95 billion, according to…
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Omega-3 eye drop improves ocular dryness symptoms

December 11, 2017
CHICAGO – The use of an eye drop containing ALA omega-3 from flaxseed oil increased the lipid layer thickness and reduced symptoms of dryness 15 minutes after…
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Impact of PCI vs. CABG on outcomes varies by acuity of presentation in diabetes

December 11, 2017
The mode of revascularization and acuity of presentation appear to affect short-term outcomes among patients with diabetes and multivessel disease, leading researchers…

FDA approves short-acting insulin Admelog for type 2 diabetes

December 11, 2017
The FDA on Monday announced the approval of Admelog, the first follow-on short-acting insulin indicated to improve blood glucose control in adult and pediatric patients…
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Pain Management Update

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This course is designed to provide healthcare professionals with information on pain including the physiology and types…
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Adolescent Depression in Jordan: Symptoms Profile, Gender Differences, and the Role of Social Context

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services
Online Advanced Release, December 8, 2017
The influence of gender and other individual and context characteristics on the prevalence and severity of depressive…
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American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting

American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting

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VIDEO: Medical costs for DOD beneficiaries lower for apixaban vs. warfarin

December 10, 2017
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