Rite Aid to Dispense Abortion Pill in a Limited Number of Stores Rite Aid to Dispense Abortion Pill in a Limited Number of Stores
Rite Aid plans to dispense abortion medication in a limited number of its pharmacies and will serve customers either in person or through mail delivery, the drugstore chain said on Thursday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 20, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Should Pediatricians Fret Their Falling Board Scores? Should Pediatricians Fret Their Falling Board Scores?
In 2021, the passing rate for first-time takers of the general pediatrics certifying examination dropped to 81%, the lowest score in the past 5 years.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 20, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

A Patient Named'Settle' Decides to Sue Instead A Patient Named'Settle' Decides to Sue Instead
A West Virginia medical center is being sued by a man who claims that the hospital lied about removing his appendix.Medscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 19, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

China Says Critical COVID Cases Have Peaked as Holiday Travel Surges China Says Critical COVID Cases Have Peaked as Holiday Travel Surges
The number of COVID patients needing critical care in China ' s hospitals has peaked, health authorities said on Thursday, as millions travelled across the country for long-awaited reunions with families, raising fears of fresh outbreaks.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 19, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Government Funding Helps Train More Nurses Amid Faculty Shortage Government Funding Helps Train More Nurses Amid Faculty Shortage
While recent state and federal grants help nursing schools keep up with rising demand, nurse leaders say it ' s just a drop in the bucket when it comes to educating and retaining nurses.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 19, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nursing News Source Type: news

WA Medical Board: Idaho Doctor Peddled False COVID-19 Claims WA Medical Board: Idaho Doctor Peddled False COVID-19 Claims
The Washington state Medical Commission has accused a medical doctor in Idaho of violating standards related to COVID-19 and patient care.Associated Press (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 19, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Flavored Cannabis Marketing Is Criticized for Targeting Kids Flavored Cannabis Marketing Is Criticized for Targeting Kids
Inside the store run by the nonprofit Housing Works, shelves brimmed with vape cartridges suggesting flavors of pineapple, grapefruit, and “cereal milk," written in rainbow bubble letter print.Associated Press (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 19, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Rapid, Self-Administered HIV Tests Can Increase Diagnosis Rapid, Self-Administered HIV Tests Can Increase Diagnosis
Rapid tests are as reliable and accurate as those carried out by healthcare workers, experts say. Both tests are essential to increasing the rate of diagnosis.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 19, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

Not All White Coats Are Doctors Not All White Coats Are Doctors
Most patients tend to call everyone who walks into the exam room to treat them ' doctor. ' But if you ' re an NP or a PA, correcting it can become tiresome.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 19, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Business of Medicine News Source Type: news

Physician Sues AMA for Defamation Over 2022 Election Controversy Physician Sues AMA for Defamation Over 2022 Election Controversy
When Baltimore internist and AMA trustee Willarda Edwards ran for AMA president, the organization accused her of vote trading. She has sued for defamation and conspiracy.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 19, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Some People Are Mosquito Magnets Some People Are Mosquito Magnets
The amount of fatty acid your body emits can determine whether mosquitos are drawn to you.Quick Take (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 19, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Ecopipam Reduces Tourette s Tics Without Common Side Effects Ecopipam Reduces Tourette s Tics Without Common Side Effects
It"may be a safe and effective treatment of Tourette syndrome with advantages over other currently approved therapeutic agents."Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 19, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Ecopipam Reduces Tourette's Tics Without Common Side Effects Ecopipam Reduces Tourette's Tics Without Common Side Effects
It"may be a safe and effective treatment of Tourette syndrome with advantages over other currently approved therapeutic agents."Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 19, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

COPD Patients at Higher Risk of Death 1 Year After Surgery COPD Patients at Higher Risk of Death 1 Year After Surgery
Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease are 26% more likely to die after elective surgery and to incur increased healthcare costs, compared with peers without the condition, researchers say.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 18, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

Most Men Who Apply to Donate Sperm Don't Complete Process Most Men Who Apply to Donate Sperm Don't Complete Process
"A constant supply of new donor applicants is needed. So my advice to would-be donors is don ' t be put off by the low success rates."WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 18, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology News Source Type: news