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CME: Treatment-Resistant Hypertension: Assessing Predictors & Outcomes

Treatment-resistant hypertension appears to be common in patients with coronary artery disease and hypertension, highlighting the need for early recognition of at-risk patients.

Preparing for Avian Influenza Outbreaks

Who Flew the Coop?

Few studies have determined the likelihood of emergency nurses reporting to work during an avian influenza outbreak. A recent survey consisting of 332 emergency nurses was conducted to see if they reported to work or not during such an outbreak.…

The Cult of Dr. Oz Crumbles

"Viewers have no way of knowing what is real medicine and what is his own cult medicine. They are likely to become victims of this pseudoscience without more expert information."

CME: Women & Ischemic Heart Disease – Coming to a Consensus

A consensus statement from the American Heart Association provides clinicians with the tools and information to accurately detect and determine risks for ischemic heart disease in women.

Women & IHD: Coming to a Consensus

A consensus statement from the American Heart Association provides clinicians with the tools and information to accurately detect and determine risks for ischemic heart disease in women.

Examining Office Visit Trends for Diabetes

Office visits by patients with diabetes are increasing throughout the country, according to a recent report, and diabetes is not the only health concern for most patients. Examining rates of office-based physician visits is important given changes in standards of care that may influence these visits.


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The Cult of Dr. Oz Crumbles

"Viewers have no way of knowing what is real medicine and what is his own cult medicine. They are likely to become victims of this pseudoscience without more expert information."

Do I Need an Annual Physical?

"Show me the data to support the idea that getting to know patients better and having genuine interactions with them leads to better outcomes."

Doctors Cry Too

"The media gives the image of doctors driven by profit and not caring so much about the people that are their patients. But we do care and our hearts often weep for our patients."

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