In the Journals

Best step-up therapy for black children with uncontrolled asthma up for debate

September 26, 2019
In a new study published in The New England Journal of Medicine, nearly half of black children with uncontrolled asthma fared better with an…
In the Journals

Rheumatologists value patient-reported RA symptoms over test results

September 26, 2019
When it comes to informing treatment decisions, rheumatologists value patient-reported symptoms and physical function over physical findings and test…
In the Journals

Not all screen time negatively affects kids’ academic achievement

September 26, 2019
Overall screen time does not negatively affect children’s and teenagers’ academic achievement, according to findings from a systematic…
In the Journals

Light intervention plus CBT helps teens get more sleep

September 26, 2019
Combination light flash therapy and cognitive behavioral therapy enabled an earlier bedtime and increased sleep time by 43 minutes in teenagers…
Feature

Most people consider medical marijuana safe for pain despite limited research

September 26, 2019
Nearly two-thirds of respondents in a nationwide survey showed interest in using marijuana or cannabinoids for pain management, with many reporting…

FDA grants priority review to urothelial cancer drug, blood test predicts breast cancer recurrence — top stories in hematology/oncology

September 26, 2019
The FDA recently granted priority review to enfortumab vedotin for the treatment of certain patients with locally advanced or metastatic urothelial…

CMS finalizes rules projected to save $800M, 4 million burden hours annually

September 26, 2019
CMS administrator Seema Verna, MPH, announced final rules today that will save health care providers approximately $800 million and 4 million burden…
Residency to Retirement Resource Center

A budget can keep millennial physicians' spending in check

September 26, 2019
New physicians are often disappointed with their bank account when they start their first jobs, even after several months of being in practice…
Residency to Retirement Resource Center

Protect what you already have

September 26, 2019
Many young physicians, fellows and residents look at their financial situation and do not think of themselves as owning any significant assets, never…
Residency to Retirement Resource Center

Use financial modeling to evaluate first job opportunities

September 26, 2019
Newly minted physicians can often be idealistic when looking for their first jobs. After years of hard work, relocation and delayed gratification, it…
Residency to Retirement Resource Center

Aim for the best, plan for the worst: Protect against malpractice liability

September 26, 2019
Many experienced physicians, at one time or another, have worried about being sued for malpractice (or another risk) because of a bad patient outcome…
Residency to Retirement Resource Center

Manage student loan debt at every career stage

September 26, 2019
Physicians who are finishing their training and starting their first jobs are often disappointed by the onerous burden of student loan debt. Given…
Perspective

‘We don’t know’: CDC lacks key answers about vaping lung injuries

September 26, 2019
Federal lawmakers questioned health officials in two hearings this week about lung injuries and deaths related to vaping in the United States…
Residency to Retirement Resource Center

Retirement planning 101: Understand six retirement tools available to physicians

September 26, 2019
Achieving a comfortable retirement is a leading financial goal for most physicians, including millennials who may continue to practice for many…
Feature

2019 health care data breaches setting records

September 26, 2019
A record-breaking 50 health care data breaches involving more than 500 records each were reported to HHS this past July, according to a report…
In the Journals

Prescription drug misuse during adolescence increases risk for substance abuse later

September 26, 2019
Researchers identified any high-frequency prescription drug misuse during the transition from adolescence to adulthood as a strong risk factor for…
In the Journals

Kids who start school at younger age at increased risk for ADHD

September 25, 2019
Results of a population-based cohort study that included more than 1 million school-age children in the United Kingdom suggested that the youngest…
Perspective

Arthritis Foundation issues first CBD guidance for adults with arthritis

September 25, 2019
Although cannabidiol — better known as CBD — may help patients with arthritis alleviate their pain, insomnia and anxiety, there have been…
Meeting News

Maternal anxiety during pregnancy, early childhood linked to hyperactivity in teens

September 25, 2019
Children born to mothers with anxiety during pregnancy and a few years after birth were more likely to have hyperactivity when they were 16 years…
In the JournalsPerspective

Two doses of quadrivalent HPV vaccine in teens noninferior to three in adults

September 25, 2019
The immunogenicity of two doses of the quadrivalent HPV vaccine is comparable to that of the traditional three-dose schedule in adolescents up to 120…