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An epidemic of greed is sweeping through the field of oncology. We need to fix it NOW, says Dr Lundberg.Medscape Internal Medicine
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Few primary care doctors are willing to do what Nicole Gastala has: endure the challenges of prescribing buprenorphine, a medication for opioid addiction.
Source: NYT Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Buprenorphine (Drug) Opioids and Opiates Addiction (Psychology) Pain-Relieving Drugs Heroin Doctors Iowa Dr. Nicole Gastala suboxone Source Type: news
Authorities said there is an "epidemic on the Eastern Shore" of wildlife-poisoning crimes because it's "cheaper and easier" than trapping a nuisance animals or building a fence.(Image credit: Rob Carr/AP)
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Researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) are joining those from three other organizations on one of the largest family-based childhood obesity studies ever conducted in the hopes of combating what has become a national epidemic.
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Siemens Healthineers is releasing a fresh update to its popular ACUSON Sequoia ultrasound system. The device can image deeper than before while maintaining a high quality output, an important capability for those on the front lines of the obesity epi...
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Respiratory Infections with Particular Emphasis on Influenza Virus Activity in Persons Over 14 Years of Age in the Epidemic Season 2016/2017 in Poland. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2018 Jun 20;: Authors: Kowalczyk D, Szymański K, Cieślak K, Hallmann-Szelińska E, Brydak LB Abstract Influenza viruses cause respiratory infections every epidemic season regardless of the patient's age. The aim of this study was to determine the activity of respiratory viruses in the epidemic season 2016/2017 in Poland, with particular emphasis on influenza viruses among people aged over 14. There were 2982 clinical samples tak...
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See something of interest? Please share our postings with colleagues in your institutions! Spotlight The MAReport: the Spring 2018 issue of the MAReport newsletter is now available! This quarter, Michelle Burda talks about the broad potential uses for one of NNLM’s favorite publications in her article, “Five Ideas for Program Planning Using NIH MedlinePlus, the Magazine“. The University of Pittsburgh Health Sciences Library System (HSLS) invites applications for the position of Health Programming Coordinator for the Middle Atlantic Region of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM MAR). Applic...
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FRIDAY, June 22, 2018 -- Health insurers may have helped fuel the U.S. opioid epidemic by not encouraging use of less addictive pain medications, a new study contends. In 2016, more than 2.1 million Americans had an opioid addiction. And more than...
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An interactive online map made by global health experts in the US has begun to rank countries around the world on their ability to cope with and prepare for an 'inevitable' disease epidemic.
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There is a severe and worsening epidemic of physician burnout in the United States, which threatens the health of doctors and patients alike. What is burnout? How does it affect doctors? And, how can this affect patient care? Finally, what can be done about this issue, to breathe life and energy back into the field of medicine? What does physician burnout look like? Burnout among doctors is generally described in terms of a loss of enthusiasm for one’s work, a decline in satisfaction and joy, and an increase in detachment, emotional exhaustion, and cynicism. It manifests in disproportionately high rates of depression...
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This article explores the popular diet trends in the country and analyzes their potential for use among patients with comorbid conditions. The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and American College of Endocrinology guidelines for obesity management are used as a framework for comparison of obesity management options.
Source: The Nurse Practitioner - Category: Nursing Tags: Feature: OBESITY Source Type: research
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