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Healthgrades Names America’s Top Hospitals for 2017 | Feature

See which hospitals made the cut for the top 50 and top 100 in the country. Healthgrades recently released its America’s Best Hospitals for 2017, naming America’s

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What Is the Future of Healthcare Under President Trump? | Feature

The future of healthcare under President Trump and how healthcare providers can have a say in it.   Physician’s Weekly, along with Dr. Linda Girgis, MD, FAAFP,

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Infographic: Female vs. Male Nurses and Their Salaries | Feature

The prevalence of female nurses isn’t anything new in the United States. There are currently 3.2 million active professional female nurses across the country. According to a

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Conference Highlights: CROI 2017 | Feature

New research was presented at CROI 2017, the annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, from February 13 to 16 in Seattle. The features below highlight some of the studies that emerged from the conference.

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Late‐Onset Asthma & Cardiovascular Disease Risks | Feature

Asthma is a heterogeneous syndrome in which presentations can vary significantly between patients. Although it is not usually recognized as such, there are different clinical subtypes of

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Bariatric Surgery in Adolescents | Feature

According to published data, severe obesity affects about 4.5 million children and adolescents in the United States, and another 22 million are classified as being overweight. With

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6 Ways to Achieve Successful Physician Partnerships | Feature

For physician partnerships to be successful, it is critical to pre-plan, have careful structuring, and maintain continued communication. Here are six areas that should be examined in

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Advanced Cancer: Analyzing Patient Discussions | Feature

Patients with advanced cancer who have recent or ongoing discussions about their prognosis and life expectancy appear to have a better understanding of the nature of their illness, according to a study. Having these conversations may help patients make more informed end-of-life care decisions.

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Digital Health Technology Use in Seniors | Feature

According to recent estimates, seniors aged 65 and older rank as the sickest, most expensive, and fastest growing segment of the United States population. “In recent years,

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AAA Repair: Comparing Techniques & Mortality | Feature

A preliminary report has found that outcomes for both open and endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair appear to depend on hospital-level factors. The safety of these AAA repair techniques may depend on appropriate patient selection and adequate access to multidisciplinary care.

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Drug & Dietary Supplement Use Among Seniors | Feature

With older adults increasingly using multiple medications and supplements, efforts are needed to improve the safe use of these therapies to reduce preventable adverse drug events. Published

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AAFP Releases 2017 Immunization Schedules | Feature

The CDC and its Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), together with the AAFP and other medical professional organizations, have released the 2017 adult and childhood immunization

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Gender Disparities in Acute Pulmonary Embolism | Feature

Previous studies have suggested that the incidence of acute PE is higher in women than men among those aged 55 and younger, but research is still lacking

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Analyzing Factors That Link Chronic Rhinosinusitis & Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease | Feature

Patients with CRS and GERD appear to be more likely to have atopic conditions and asthma when compared with patients who have CRS but not GERD. Recent

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Improving Surgical Decision Making | Feature

Researchers have developed and tested a tool designed to address the core decisional and informational needs of older surgical patients. The tool may improve patient engagement and

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Depression Among Resident Physicians | Feature

According to previous research, resident physicians experience higher rates of depression than the general public. Beyond the effects of depression on the individual, resident depression has also

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CT scan of the patient's brain and the hand of a doctor. Photo.

A New Approach to Essential Tremor | Feature

Essential tremor (ET) is the most common movement disorder in the United States, afflicting an estimated 10 million Americans. “Although the condition does not shorten life expectancy,

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An Early Warning Sign for Chronic Kidney Disease | Feature

Elevated levels of soluble urokinase-type plasminogen activator receptor (suPAR) are associated with poor outcomes. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) and progressive loss of kidney function affects about 11%

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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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Obesity & Orthopedic Trauma | Feature

Studies have shown that the prevalence of obesity in the United States has increased substantially over the past 2 decades. Obesity is associated with many other disease

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