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Historical Milestone with Measles in the Americas

Measles transmission had been considered interrupted in the Region since 2002, when the last endemic case was reported in the Americas. After a 22-year effort, where does

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Should Your Practice Consider Telehealth? | Feature

Investors are pouring money into digital health companies, with $5.8 billion invested in 2015 alone, according to CBInsights. Of the several subcategories of digital health, telehealth continues

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A-Platform-for-Improving-Patient-Safety-FEATURE-IMAGE

Widening the Scope of Practice | Medical Blog

Dr. Pelzman discusses the challenge of involving nurses and other healthcare professionals into the current scope of practice so they can do more of what they love.

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There Is No Such Thing as Too Much TV in This Doctor’s Office: A Different Approach to Patient Engagement | Feature

A recent Accenture report found that patients in the United States are increasingly accessing their electronic health records (EHRs), with rates rising from 27% in 2014 to

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clock-time

Capture the Critical Driver of Your Practice’s Financial Success: Physician Time | Feature

Pop Quiz: What were you doing during the financial presentation at your last board meeting?

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Strategies for Physician Succession & Retirement | Feature

Due to the busy nature of many medical practices, planning for future events like physician succession or retirement often takes a back seat to other pressing priorities.

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PediatricPost-ExtubUAO-Feature

Assessing Pediatric Post-Extubation Upper Airway Obstruction | Feature

Data indicate that subglottic edema is among the most common complications experienced by children who require mechanical ventilation. Observational studies suggest that post-extubation upper airway obstruction (UAO)

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patientdoc0708

Managing Difficult Patients | Feature

Regardless of the setting that a physician practices, there is a high likelihood that they will encounter difficult patients throughout their career. “We can’t blame all of

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patient-survey

Analyzing “Breakthrough Therapy” Perceptions | Feature

After an investigational medication is subject to clinical trials but before it is permitted to be used widely in patients, the FDA reviews the clinical trial results

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fda

FDA Approves First Generic Version of Tamiflu | Feature

Oseltamivir phosphate does not take the place of receiving a flu vaccination

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herd-immunity-vaccine-needle-vaccination

We Need to Stand United on Herd Immunity | Medical Blog

We should hold those responsible for spreading false medical information accountable for their actions. Rumors and falsities abound regarding immunizations. Many people refuse to vaccinate their children

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Managing-Cholesterol-in--Specific-Patient-Groups

The Generational Differences in Healthcare Technology | Feature

For decades marketers have tailored their messages and delivery tactics based on the target audience to help increase sales of products and services. Today, physicians and healthcare

Heroes in Medicine: Daniel R. Lattanzi, MD | Feature

Congratulations to Daniel R. Lattanzi, MD, of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center for being recognized as this month’s “Heroes in Medicine” recipient from Physician’s Weekly. Dr.

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Highlights from CDC’s Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance — United States, 2015 | Feature

Since the earliest year of data collection, the prevalence of most health-risk behaviors has decreased. Many high school students engage in behaviors that place them at risk

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Enhancing ED Care for Pelvic Inflammatory Disease | Feature

Personalized text message reminders may help improve follow-up care for adolescents after receiving a diagnosis of pelvic inflammatory disease, or PID, in the ED.

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Some viruses could survive on children’s toys for hours and cause infection, study finds | Feature

Certain viruses, such as influenza, could survive on children’s toys long enough to result in exposures, placing children at risk for getting infectious diseases, according to researchers

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Childhood antibiotic treatments reduce diversity and stability of intestinal microbiota | Feature

The DIABIMMUNE project followed the development of 39 Finnish infants from birth to the age of three. Half of the children received 9-15 antibiotic treatments during the

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Antibiotic treatment reduces stability, diversity of microbial population in the first 3 years of life | Feature

Impact of antibiotic treatment on infant gut microbiome revealed. Scientists have developed a powerful new method for finding drug candidates that bind to specific proteins, an advance

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Optimiz-MigraineCare-Feature

Conference Highlights: AHS 2016 | Feature

New research was presented at AHS 2016, the American Headache Society’s annual scientific meeting, from June 9 to 12 in San Diego. The features below highlight some of the studies emerging from the conference that focused on emergency medicine.

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Firearm-Violence-Youths-Feature

CME: Firearm Violence & Youths | Feature

A study has found that high-risk youths who present to EDs for assault have higher rates of subsequent involvement with firearm violence. Interventions are needed to help decrease rates of firearm violence involvement among high-risk youth.

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