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Hospitals Vary Widely in Moving Stroke Patients to Comfort Care

Doctors more apt to suggest it sooner for older, white, female, and uninsured patients

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Induction With Concurrent Oxytocin, Foley Speeds Delivery

Concurrent oxytocin added to Foley increases rate of delivery in 24 hours in nulliparous, multiparous

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Path to Empathy Deemed As Vital As Being Empathetic

Conclusion could be especially useful in context of medical professions, researcher says

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Calls, SMS Can Increase Adherence to FIT CRC Screening

Increased rate of fecal immunochemical test pick-up and return with telephone call, SMS reminder

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Mapping IDs Geographic Access Barriers for Diabetic Retinopathy

And, telescreening ups diabetes retinopathy screening rate in primary care setting in N. Carolina

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Orthostatic Hypotension in T2DM Linked to Riser Type Circadian BP

OH group had increased incidence rates of mortality, major adverse cardiac, cerebrovascular events

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Knee Pain Relief Seen With Fiber, Chondroitin in Osteoarthritis

Lower risk for osteoarthritis knee pain with chondroitin supplementation, higher intake of fiber

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ATS: Mortality Down for Patients Hospitalized With COPD in U.S.

Annual number of patients who died from COPD while in the hospital decreased 62 percent from 2005-2014

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Two-Dose HPV Vaccine Effective Against Genital Warts

Findings in keeping with new recommendations from the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Team Of Expert Doctors Examining Medical Reports at Hospital
Team Of Expert Doctors Examining Medical Reports at Hospital

New Interactive Module Aims to Clarify Professional Boundaries

Module focuses on potential boundary violations relating to treating family, colleagues, receiving gifts

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Location of Body Fat Can Indicate Obesity-Related Cancer Risk

Where fat is carried is as strong a predictor as BMI, researchers suggest

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Normal Meal Tolerance Test Is Practical, Reliable in T2DM

But glucagon stimulation test should be used instead for patients in hyperglycemic state

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Mortality Rates Found Lower at Major Teaching Hospitals

Researchers assessed 30-day survival for older patients

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ATS: Cancer-Related Suicide Risk Highest for Lung Cancer Patients

Odds up four-fold compared to people in the general population

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Reducing Caloric Intake Appears to Slow Biological Aging

Study found middle-aged adults who reduced their intake showed slower biological aging

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Doctors Urged to Check Patient Drug History Before Opioid Rx

Opioid abuse down when physicians are legally obligated to check patient’s drug history

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Regular Chocolate Consumption May Lower Risk of A-Fib

13-year study finds lower odds for atrial fibrillation in people eating moderate amounts

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Sleep Apnea Reporting Low Among Individuals Aged ≥65

SA reported in 0.3 percent of all office visits; increase from 0.07 to 0.74 percent from 1993 to 2011

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Double-Edged Health Care Experience for Endometriosis

Destructive side linked to ignorance, exposure, disbelief; constructive side to feeling acknowledged

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ATS: Online Pulmonary Rehab Non-Inferior for COPD

Online supported PR was non-inferior to face-to-face model for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

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