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Happy doctor caring about young pregnant woman in hospital

Conference Highlights: ACOG 2017 | Feature

New research was presented at ACOG 2017, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting, from May 6 to 9 in San Diego. The features below highlight some of the studies emerging from the conference.

Video – Warning: This Drug May Kill You | eMedia

Told from the perspectives of four families devastated by opioid addiction, the HBO documentary Warning: This Drug May Kill You offers a harrowing, unflinching look at the

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TweetChat – EHRs: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly | eMedia

Dr. Nicholas DiNubile will co-host a tweetchat with PW on May 24, at 9:00pm ET on the current status of EHR use in the U.S.

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TweetChat: A Look at the U.S. Opioid Epidemic | eMedia

Dr. Linda Girgis will co-host a tweetchat with PW on May 10, at 9:00pm ET on the U.S. opioid epidemic.

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Pre-Pregnancy Bariatric Surgery Ups Risk of Abdominal Surgery | eMedia

Findings among women in first pregnancy after bariatric surgery

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Link Between Antidepressant Use in Pregnancy, Autism Challenged | eMedia

After accounting for other factors that increase risk, the association disappeared

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doctor-patient-exam-room-physician-elderly-old

Mayo Clinic Researchers Demonstrate Value of Second Opinions | News Brief

Many patients come to Mayo Clinic for a second opinion or diagnosis confirmation before treatment for a complex condition. In a new study, Mayo Clinic reports that

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Direct-Acting Antivirals Approved for Children 12+ With HCV | News Brief

Sofosbuvir, ledipasvir previously approved only for adults with hepatitis C virus infection

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Examining Proneness to Malpractice Claims | News Brief

A study has found that a small number of physicians with distinctive characteristics accounted for a disproportionately large number of paid malpractice claims.

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Video – Against Medical Advice 001: HIMSS, the Robot Apocalypse, and Dark Side Tonight | News Brief

The following originally appeared at ZDoggMD.com.

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What public health really needs is a 90’s-style gangsta rap about…vegetables. | News Brief

The following was pulled from PW partner ZDoggMD at http://zdoggmd.com/vegetables.  “What public health really needs is a 90’s-style gangsta rap about…vegetables. At least, that was the premise driving this collaboration with

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Postpartum Depressive Symptoms Fell in 2004 to 2012 | News Brief

Prevalence highest among new mothers age ≤19, 20 to 24 years; unmarried mothers; postpartum smokers

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physician-doctor-angry-frustrated-burn-out-burnout-telephone-communicate

Perfecting the Post-Visit Procedure | Medical Blog

After-visit calls aren’t working; what can be done instead? Right outside of my office door is one of the workstations where our medical technicians perform one of

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stethoscope-gavel-malpractice-lawsuit

Stronger Malpractice Laws Don’t Reduce Complications | Medical Blog

A study of over 890,000 Medicare beneficiaries shows that states with malpractice environments unfavorable to physicians do not see improved postoperative outcomes for 11 different types of

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Women with Early Periods at Increased Risk of Early or Premature Menopause | News Brief

A large international study has linked early puberty and childlessness with an increased risk of early menopause. A study from the University of Queensland found women who

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Burnout & Satisfaction: Examining Trends | Feature

Burnout has been defined as a syndrome of emotional exhaustion, depersonalization, and feelings of ineffectiveness. “Burnout has profound implications for physicians, patients, and their families,” says Colin

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Improving Lifestyles, One Patient at a Time | Feature

I’m sure a lot of people received health-related presents this past holiday season. But will they make us healthier? How many Fitbits are gathering dust, uncharged? How

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

Maternal Blood Pressure Before Pregnancy May be Related to Babies’ Sex | Feature

American Journal of Hypertension suggests blood pressure could determine if you will have a boy or girl. The possibility of predicting the sex of the baby in

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Infographic: Best & Worst Cities for an Active Lifestyle | Feature

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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For the first time, researchers identify key proteins that may make Zika so deadly | Feature

Until it burst onto the scene earlier this year, Zika was an obscure, little-known virus. As a result, scientists know little about how it works. Over the

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