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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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Physician Debt & Compensation: Where Does Your Specialty Fall? | Feature

Who is still paying off student loans? Who has suffered loss due to practice issues? Here are the highlights from Medscape’s Physician Debt and Net Worth Report

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hepatitis-virus

Eliminating Screening Barriers for HCV | Feature

Approximately 3.9 million Americans are chronically infected with the hepatitis C virus (HCV), making it the most common chronic bloodborne infection in the United States, according to

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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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Maximizing Potential With Social Media | Feature

As the use of social media continues to grow in leaps and bounds, physicians are increasingly trying to find ways to maximize its potential to improve healthcare

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Healthcare Prices & Quality of Care | Feature

Recently, the government, insurers, and other companies have made efforts to make price and quality measures of healthcare more transparent, including the development of healthcare pricing information

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Aging HIV patients now face Alzheimer’s risk | Feature

Researchers scrambling to determine impact of virus on the aging brain. Doctors have long recognized that individuals infected with HIV can experience mild to severe memory or

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U.S. News 2016-2017 Best Hospitals Released | Feature

Who ranks #1 in the Honor Roll—and also in the top 3 in almost every specialty? Nearly 5,000 medical centers and survey responses from more than 30,000

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Long-Term Trends in AMI Rehospitalization | Feature

Coronary heart disease (CHD) continues to be a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States, and acute myocardial infarction (AMI) is a common manifestation

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Conference Highlights: AAIC 2016 | Feature

New research was presented at AAIC 2016, the annual Alzheimer’s Association International Conference, from July 22 to 28 in Toronto. The features below highlight some of the

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AIDS-2016-affiliated-event-logo

Conference Highlights: AIDS 2016 | Feature

New research was presented at AIDS 2016, the International AIDS Conference, from July 18 to 22 in Durban, South Africa. The features below highlight some of the

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ASM Microbe 2016: Conference Highlights | Feature

New research was presented at ASM Microbe 2016, the inaugural meeting that combines the American Society for Microbiology’s general meeting and Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, from June 16 to 20 in Boston. The features below highlight some of the studies that emerged from the conference.

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Trends in HIV Care | Feature

The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) has provided statistics on the health and nutritional status of non-institutionalized, civilian Americans through household interviews and standardized physical

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Needle Exchange Cuts HIV Transmission | Feature

A needle exchange program in Washington, DC prevented numerous new infections and an estimated $44 million in HIV treatment costs in just 2 years.

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Advances in Managing Multiple Sclerosis | Feature

New therapies are continuing to emerge for the treatment of patients with multiple sclerosis. Although more research is needed to determine how best to use these products, they represent hope for continued improvement in managing patients with this debilitating disease.

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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

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Updated Stroke Prevention Guidelines | Feature

The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA) have updated guidelines on primary stroke prevention based on comprehensive and timely evidence from clinical investigations and research

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Cardiac Rehab & Heart Failure | Feature

A study has found that only one in 10 eligible patients with heart failure (HF) receive cardiac rehabilitation (CR) referrals at discharge after a hospitalization for HF. Efforts are needed to improve physician and patient awareness about the benefits of CR among patients with HF to improve CR referral rates.

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Maximizing Patient & Caregiver Care | Feature

For many patients, the impact of cancer can extend far beyond their personal journey with the illness. It’s also a harsh reality often felt by the family

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Antibiotic Resistance, Surgery, & Chemotherapy | Feature

The CDC estimates that at least 2 million people become infected by antibiotic-resistant bacteria each year, with at least 23,000 dying from these infections. “While much concern

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