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VIDEO: Strategies for increasing physician wellness

April 4, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Understanding the factors known to predict physician burnout, and implementing interventions, can help prevent and reduce the…

NIH: Premature death rates decline among some minority groups in US

January 26, 2017
Premature death rates in the United States differ by race and ethnicity, showing a decline among Hispanics, blacks and Asian/Pacific Islanders and an…
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The Microbiome: Looking at Microbes as More Than Pathogens

Healio Gastroenterology, November 2016
The body is shared by a complex community of symbiotic bacteria, archaea, fungi and viruses. Although trillions of these microbes are housed in…

ACOG releases recommendations to lower risk for obstetric lacerations during vaginal delivery

July 5, 2016
Rather than using routine episiotomy, obstetrician-gynecologists should take steps to lower the risk for obstetric lacerations during vaginal…
FDA News

FDA advisory committee recommends banning OTC codeine sold to children

December 11, 2015
The FDA’s Pulmonary-Allergy Drugs Advisory Committee voted to ban codeine-combination medication sold over-the-counter and to contraindicate…
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FDA approves stool test for C. difficile

May 26, 2015
The FDA has granted 510(k) clearance to the cobas Cdiff Test for detection of Clostridium difficile in stool specimens, the manufacturer announced…
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Minimally invasive, robotic mitral valve surgery provide comparable clinical benefits

May 14, 2014
TORONTO — The clinical benefits of minimally invasive and robotic mitral valve surgery are comparable; however, the robotic procedure is…

Janssen to pay nearly $1.7 billion to settle misbranded Risperdal case

November 6, 2013
Risperidone (Risperdal) was approved to treat schizophrenia in 2002 and for the short-term treatment of mania and mixed episodes associated…