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Researchers Identify Factors Associated with Stopping Treatment for Opioid Dependence | News Brief

Components of race, ethnicity, employment play a role in opioid use disorders. Individuals with opioid use disorder who are treated with buprenorphine, a commonly prescribed drug to

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Metabolic-Syndrome

Millions of People with Metabolic Syndrome May Need More Vitamin E | News Brief

Surveys estimate that 92% of men, 96% of women in the U.S. fail to get an adequate daily intake of vitamin E. New research has shown that

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PreopStatins-AAA-Repair-Feature

Experts Urge for Wider Prescription of Statins in Treatment and Prevention | News Brief

The link to diabetes is questionable and inconsequential. World-renowned researchers from the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University as well as Harvard Medical

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malaria

Malaria Infection Depends on Number of Parasites, Not Number of Mosquito Bites | News Brief

For the first time, researchers have shown that the number of parasites each mosquito carries influences the chance of successful malaria infection. The new findings, from scientists

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tick-lyme-disease

Why Lyme Disease is Common in the North, Rare in the South | News Brief

Heat and the humidity play an important role with Lyme Disease. Lyme disease sickens an estimated 300,000 Americans a year, according to the US Centers for Disease

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bogus-hospital-rating-feature-image

Social, Economic, Personal-Care Factors Play Role in Readmission Risk | News Brief

Hospitals find that social determinants of health and disability raise readmission risk. Once a patient is released from a hospital, the caretakers do not want to see

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marijuana

Comparing Heroin-, Opioid-, and Marijuana-Related Overdoses | News Brief

Tens of thousands of Americans die each year from these drugs, but marijuana has not caused a single death. According to the website, newsindata.com, deaths caused by

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flipped-runner

Infographic: Best & Worst Cities for an Active Lifestyle | News Brief

With “lose weight and get fit” being both the most popular and most commonly broken New Year’s resolution, and the level of inactivity among Americans aged 6

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Opioid-Misuse-Abuse-Feature

CME/CE: Initial Opioid Use & Long-Term Risks | News Brief

As opioid prescribing has increased over the past two decades, the United States healthcare system has also seen rising rates of overdoses and addiction treatment resulting from

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physician-doctor-patient-exam-blood-pressure-hypertension

Public Unaware of Alarming Levels of High Blood Pressure | News Brief

Study: 50% of Canadians unaware they suffer from hypertension. A new study published in the American Journal of Hypertension focuses on the “silent” nature of hypertension (high

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flu-activity

CDC: 2016-2017 Flu Activity Now Widespread in 8 States | News Brief

Influenza activity increased in the United States from Dec. 18 to Dec. 24 with eight states and the U.S. territory Guam reporting widespread activity, according to a

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Opioid-Misuse-Abuse-Feature

Initial Opioid Use & Long-Term Risks | Feature

Early opioid prescribing patterns appear to be associated with long-term use of these drugs, according to a study. The findings may help clinicians to minimize the risk of inadvertently initiating long-term opioid use.

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zika292

Major Zika Outbreak Considered Unlikely in the United States | Feature

Higher standard of living reduces odds the virus-carrying mosquitoes will thrive

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hearing-listening-brain-ears-sound-pitch-music

Linking Concussions to the Brain’s Ability to Process Sound | Feature

The secret to reliably diagnosing concussions lies in the brain’s ability to process sound, according to a new study by researchers from Northwestern University’s Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory.

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physicians-doctors-nurses

Patients Treated by Male vs Female Physicians: Who Fares Better? | Feature

Do patient outcomes differ between those treated by male and female physicians? In a cross-sectional study published in JAMA Internal Medicine, researchers examined nationally representative data of

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Video CME/CE: Understanding the Righteous Mind – With ZDoggMD | Feature

This video was presented on December 12, 2006 as a Facebook Livecast CME/CE course hosted by Zubin Damania, MD

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salmonella-bacteria

Oral vaccine against Salmonella developed | Feature

A vaccine against salmonella poisoning, designed to be taken by mouth, has now been developed by researchers. Researchers from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

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Who Has Grit? Cutting Resident Attrition Rates | Medical Blog

What is grit? In an article in The Guardian, Angela Duckworth, a psychologist often called the guru of grit, defined it as the commitment to finish what

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2016-year-in-review

CDC 2016 Rundown of Health Threats, New and Old | Medical Blog

The health threats of 2016 came in all sizes, ranging from drug-resistant superbugs to Zika-carrying mosquitoes to a powerful hurricane. In a digital press kit released today,

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zdogg

Physician’s Weekly, LLC, Announces Partnership to Create First-Ever Facebook CME/CE | Feature

Basking Ridge, NJ; (November 13, 2016) – Physician’s Weekly announces the launch of the first-ever CME/CE Facebook Livecast on December 13 in collaboration with Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare

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