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3 ways to reduce burnout

April 18, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Data indicate that rates of physician burnout are declining, but it remains a significant issue for clinicians, a speaker at the…
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VIDEO: Transparency improves patient care, builds just culture

April 17, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — While strategies such as public reporting, transparency and using clinical decision support and electronic health records are…
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Medicaid could save $2.6 billion if 1% of smokers quit

April 17, 2019
A slight reduction in absolute smoking prevalence in the United States would result in “substantial” Medicaid savings the following year…
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Infectious disease rates skyrocket amid Venezuela’s economic crisis

April 16, 2019
Research presented at the European Congress of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases shows that Venezuela’s political and economic…
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ACP recommends ways to strengthen ACA

April 15, 2019
In a new position paper published in Annals of Internal Medicine, the ACP offers seven comprehensive recommendations to improve the Patient…
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E-cigarettes have uncertain role for smoking cessation

April 15, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — The role e-cigarettes play on tobacco dependence, the morbidity and potentially mortality from tobacco is “unclear,”…
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Things physicians need to know about medical marijuana

April 15, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — More than 150 years after the first medicinal use of marijuana was recorded, and there is still not an abundance of research…
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How to engage in ‘curbside consultations’

April 13, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Curbside consultations are “desirable and well-accepted when used appropriately” according to a discussion held at…
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VIDEO: Physicians must nurture the engaged patient

April 13, 2019
VIENNA — In this exclusive video from the International Liver Congress 2019, Wayne Eskridge, founder and CEO of the Fatty Liver Foundation…
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Identifying patients who are truly allergic to penicillin, other medications

April 12, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — About 95% of patients who say they are allergic to penicillin are really not, according to a presentation at the American…
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Most teen smoking prevention efforts ‘on wrong track’

April 12, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Most health care providers are “blind” to the proper way of preventing and stopping smoking among teenagers…
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ACP: Telemedicine has potential to improve patient care, reduce costs

April 11, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Telehealth has the “tremendous potential” to improve access to care for patients, enhance patient-physician…
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Identifying, dispelling medical myths

April 11, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Physicians may inadvertently practice medicine that includes long-debunked myths, a speaker at the American College of…
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ACP Opening Session stresses importance of friendships to combat burnout

April 11, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Positive, supportive relationships with others can help improve the well-being of both patients and physicians, according to the…
In the Journals

ED visits double among US teens considering suicide

April 11, 2019
Researchers have identified a surge in the number of American children presenting to EDs who have considered or attempted suicide. They estimated…
In the Journals

Former NFL players have more Alzheimer’s protein markers than non-athletes

April 10, 2019
Living former NFL players with at least one concussion or traumatic brain injury had higher levels of the protein marker tau, commonly associated…
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Youth disclose abuse in text messaging–based crisis service

April 9, 2019
Study findings indicated that young people seeking help for maltreatment disclosed their experiences through short message services-based crisis…

NYC pushes measles vaccination with state of emergency

April 9, 2019
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio declared a state of emergency today because of an ongoing measles outbreak. Residents of Brooklyn’s…
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Battle over Affordable Care Act resurfaces

April 9, 2019
Legal and political battles have put the fate of the Affordable Care Act, and health care for millions of Americans, back into the spotlight and…

WHO committee estimates eradication of polio in Nigeria within the year

April 8, 2019
Nigeria will likely eradicate polio by the end of 2019, according to WHO’s Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on Immunizations, also known as…