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Facial fractures from recreational activities increased in older adults

July 20, 2017

There was a 45% increase in facial fractures resulting from recreational activities among older adults over a 5-year period, according to recent study results.

The researchers noted that public health agencies have published guidelines encouraging aerobic and muscle-strengthening activities for the aging U.S. population. They suggested, however, that facial trauma is an underappreciated byproduct of this activity.

Galderma prescription program hits milestone

July 20, 2017
Galderma recently announced that its patient access program has surpassed 1,000,000 prescriptions. The Galderma CareConnect program is designed for accessibility and…

FDA hosts public forum on reform for generics regulations, approvals

July 19, 2017
To ensure the intended balance between encouraging innovation in drug development and accelerating the availability of lower cost alternatives to innovator drugs, the…

AMA: Health care debate ‘by no means over’

July 18, 2017
While a series of announcements by Senate Republicans seem to indicate that for the time being attempts both to replace and repeal the ACA have stalled, AMA president…
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Facial fractures from recreational activities increased in older adults

July 20, 2017
There was a 45% increase in facial fractures resulting from recreational activities among older adults over a 5-year period, according to recent…

Galderma prescription program hits milestone

July 20, 2017
Galderma recently announced that its patient access program has surpassed 1,000,000 prescriptions. The Galderma CareConnect program is designed for…

FDA hosts public forum on reform for generics regulations, approvals

July 19, 2017
To ensure the intended balance between encouraging innovation in drug development and accelerating the availability of lower cost alternatives to…

AMA: Health care debate ‘by no means over’

July 18, 2017
While a series of announcements by Senate Republicans seem to indicate that for the time being attempts both to replace and repeal the ACA have…

AMA, ACP, AAFP applaud CMS update of physician fee schedule

July 18, 2017
In its response to the physician fee schedule proposed rule released by CMS, the AMA noted numerous positive changes that have the potential to…

Valeant to sell Obagi Medical Products business

July 17, 2017
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International announced that affiliates of the company have agreed to sell the Obagi Medical Products business to Haitong…

AAFP, ACP, AMA, ACOG demand ‘do over’ in health care bill

July 14, 2017
Leaders of several medical societies, upon hearing the latest version of the Better Care Reconciliation Act, said lawmakers need to go back to the…

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With drastic reforms looming, Medicaid enrollees mostly satisfied with care

July 14, 2017
While the future of the program is in doubt in the current health care legislation debate, across various demographic groups and state expansion…

Practice Management

Leadership, camaraderie, joy needed to combat physician burnout

July 14, 2017
With 54% of American physicians reporting burnout, the topic consistently comes to the forefront of discussion. Experts at a recent NEJM Catalyst…

Worldwide demand for cosmetic surgery continues dramatic increases

July 14, 2017
The International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery published results of the annual Global Aesthetic Survey that showed a 9% overall increase in…

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