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Youth sport superspecialization: A path to injuries, burnout

Orthopedics Today, June 2018
When it comes to youth sports, often it is all about “keeping up with the Joneses.” Young athletes are specializing in a single sport at…
Point/Counter

How should the female athlete triad be addressed in adolescent female athletes?

Orthopedics Today, June 2018
Female athlete triad refers to the abnormal menses and affected bone health, such as increased risk of stress fractures and osteoporosis, that comes…
Meeting News

‘Realistic shift' in diet could save the US up to $38 billion annually

June 11, 2018
A 20% increase in adherence to the Healthy Eating Index could result in savings of as much as $38 billion in health-related costs, according to…
Meeting News

FDA commissioner: Greater efficiencies can unlock opportunities created by better science

June 4, 2018
CHICAGO — FDA officials are taking several steps designed to make the drug development review process more efficient while reducing costs and…
FDA News

FDA issues draft guidance to promote competition, access to drugs

May 31, 2018
The FDA released several draft guidances today that it said it hopes will assist generic drug makers get their products through the development and…
In the Journals

Majority of patients with mild TBI do not seek follow-up care

May 29, 2018
More than half of patients with mild traumatic brain injury who presented to the ED did not see a health care practitioner in the 3 months following…
In the Journals

NIH primary supporter of systematic reviews behind USPSTF recommendations

May 24, 2018
The NIH was the single largest financial contributor to the systematic reviews that led to the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendations…
From OT Europe

Hydration, education are keys to avoid rhabdomyolysis after intensive exercise

May 23, 2018
According to sources who spoke with Healio.com/Orthopedics, orthopedic surgeons should discuss the importance of hydration and educate patients who…
Feature

How one court case in the opioid crisis could impact millions of patients

May 23, 2018
A lawsuit against certain opioid manufacturers and drug distributors could dramatically shake up the health care, pharmaceutical and legal systems…
Meeting News

Education, collaboration critical to maximize EMR potential

April 24, 2018
NEW ORLEANS — Ongoing training, tweaking the technology to what benefits you, and discussing needed changes with information technology…
Meeting News

Doctors, patients benefit when the ‘eyes’ have it

April 19, 2018
NEW ORLEANS — Maintaining as much eye contact with patients as possible improves doctors’ relationships with their patients, reduces the…
Perspective

High percentage of elite athletes returned to competitive sports after hip arthroscopy

Orthopedics Today, April 2018
Male and female elite athletes had a similar high return to competitive sports after hip arthroscopy, according to research findings…

4 ways to address the #MeToo era in health care

April 6, 2018
In the first entry to our Healio Legal Perspectives resource center, experts from Epstein Becker and Green discuss how to inoculate a health care
In the Journals

Education, care time unaffected by limited work shifts for trainees

March 20, 2018
Limited shifts and workweeks for internal medicine trainees and interns, compared with flexible models that allow first-year residents to work longer…

Music soothes burnout, increases empathy

March 19, 2018
Medical students who temporarily put down a medical instrument and picked up a musical one, say doing so helped alleviate their burnout symptoms and…

Cigna acquires Express Scripts, AMA expresses concern

March 8, 2018
Cigna Corporation and Express Scripts Holding Company announced a definitive agreement in which Cigna will acquire Express Scripts for approximately…

Tips on picking, discussing apps with patients

February 28, 2018
By some estimates, there are between 50,000 and 200,000 apps intended to serve a medical need. These apps claim to manage symptoms of depression…

Former Aetna director’s admission on decision process could impact millions

February 21, 2018
Authorities in four states are investigating Aetna policy decisions after its former medical director, Jay Ken Iinuma, MD, admitted making decisions…
FDA News

FDA authorizes first blood test for concussions

February 14, 2018
Today, the FDA approved the marketing of the first blood test to assess concussion in adults, known as the Brain Trauma Indicator, according to a…

Purdue Pharma ceases promotion of OxyContin to doctors

February 13, 2018
Purdue Pharma, the manufacturer of OxyContin, will stop promoting the drug to doctors,