Improve breast cancer survival through knowledge, behaviors, coordination

April 9, 2020
Although significant progress has been made in breast cancer care, challenges and opportunities remain in cancer survivorship. “There are a…

Retired physicians join fight against COVID-19 — should they?

April 8, 2020
COVID-19 is stretching the capacity of health care systems across the United States. The American Academy of Family Physicians and AMA have provided…

AMA: Science, not speculation, will defeat COVID-19

April 8, 2020
During an address to the National Press Club on Tuesday, AMA President Patrice A. Harris, MD, MA, highlighted the importance of using scientifically…

Guest commentary: Clear communication, not the 'medium' is key during COVID-19 pandemic

April 7, 2020
In this guest commentary, Narayanachar S. Murali, MD, FACP, FACG, DNBPAS, from the Gastroenterology Associates of Orangeburg
In the Journals

PPE-associated headaches increase among health care workers amid COVID-19

April 7, 2020
Prolonged use of personal protective equipment during the COVID-19 pandemic such as N95 masks and protective eyewear was shown to cause or exacerbate…
Guest Commentary

Guest Commentary: Managing a private practice during the COVID-19 pandemic

April 3, 2020
In this Guest Commentary, Peter R. Honig, DO, a family physician with a private practice

Q&A: COVID-19 disrupts 2020 census

April 1, 2020
The negative downstream effects of the COVID-19 pandemic may extend to the United States census, a business and economy expert told Healio Primary…
In the Journals

Certain medical devices with FDA priority review have higher recall rates

March 31, 2020
High-risk, or class 3, medical devices that underwent FDA priority review had higher recall rates and less time on the market before serious recalls…
In the Journals

Diet, microbiota changes linked with minimal hepatic encephalopathy in cirrhosis

March 28, 2020
Changes in diet and microbiota were linked with minimal hepatic encephalopathy and hospitalizations in patients with cirrhosis from Mexico compared…

Q&A: Social distancing is key to prevent COVID-19 among liver transplant recipients

March 26, 2020
There are many people in the United States living with liver disease. Patients with liver disease, in particular those who are awaiting a liver…

Social distancing ‘is all we have’ to prevent spread of COVID-19

March 25, 2020
Millions of Americans have been ordered by state health officials to stay home until further notice except for essential needs, such as food and…

What is the United States’ single greatest weakness in its pandemic preparedness?

March 24, 2020
WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, PhD, MSc, declared COVID-19 a pandemic on March 11, citing “alarming levels of spread and…
In the Journals

Liver cancer rates rise in developed countries, elderly populations

March 23, 2020
Primary liver cancer rates continue to increase in many regions of the world despite extensive efforts to prevent the disease, according to study…

ACA turns 10: Experts reflect on the law’s impact on health care

March 23, 2020
The Affordable Care Act was signed into law 10 years ago today. In a recent video released by Protect Our Care, a group that wants to preserve the…
FDA News

FDA approves Epclusa for pediatric HCV

March 20, 2020
Epclusa is now available for the treatment of children with any of the six genotypes of hepatitis C virus after obtaining approval from the FDA…

‘Your destiny is revealed to you:’ Match Day 2020 amid COVID-19

March 20, 2020
With rising infection rates in the United States constituting a national emergency, COVID-19 continues to affect all facets of life through…

CDC: Overall opioid-involved drug overdose deaths decline

March 19, 2020
From 2017 to 2018, the rate of all drug overdose deaths decreased 4.1%, prescription opioid-involved overdose deaths decreased 13.5% and heroin…

‘Working side by side’: Physician-pharmacist collaborations can improve patient care

March 19, 2020
Some of the greatest strains on health care providers — managing numerous patients with CVD, physician burnout, insufficient capacity —…

Seasonality of COVID-19 remains uncertain

March 18, 2020
President Donald J. Trumps tweet on Feb. 7 suggesting that “as the weather starts to warm & [COVID-19] hopefully becomes weaker…
Meeting News

Kidneys with hepatitis C virus increasingly transplanted in last 4 years

March 17, 2020
PHOENIX — Since 2016, kidneys from donors with hepatitis C virus are being discarded less and transplanted more, according to a speaker at…