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Isotretinoin May Impair Wound Healing After Tattoo

Case report describes 19-year-old woman who had unsatisfactory aesthetic result from tattooing

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2006 to 2013 Saw Increase in ER Use for Herpes Zoster

Increase in number of emergency department visits and costs for HZ-related ER visits

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Head Positioning May Not Be Key to Acute Stroke Outcome

Research suggests patients will do as well sitting up as following doctor’s orders to lie on their backs

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1991-2014 Saw Minimal Change in Health Spending Per State

Recession and recovery, implementation of health reform impacted health care coverage

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SS36004

Opioid Rx Too Often Given to Back Pain Patients With Depression

Researchers find these patients are also more likely to get higher doses of opioids

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Protective Association Identified for Asthma Against Sepsis

Decreased risk for hospital mortality, septicemia, sepsis, severe sepsis, and septic shock

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Patient-Controlled Analgesia Reduces Pain at Higher Cost

Costs were higher among patients with pain from traumatic injuries, non-traumatic abdominal pain

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office_plants95

Occupation Tied to Risk of Vitamin D Deficiency

Findings may help target health promotion and preventive efforts, researchers say

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Many With Advanced Cancer Want Secondary Germline Findings Info

Attitudes toward learning influenced by patients’ personal disease experience, health status

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sRAGE Linked to Risk of Incident Diabetic Nephropathy

Independent link seen for soluble receptor for advanced glycation end products, but not for CML

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Revisits After Discharge From Observation Up in Elderly

From 2006 to 2011, increases seen in repeat observation stays and any hospital revisit for seniors

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Valproic Acid Concentration Drops With Ketogenic Diet

Changes in serum concentrations of other anti-epileptic drugs not found to be significant

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Medical-Home Recognition Higher in Demonstration Sites

Smaller decreases in number of visits to federally-qualified health centers for demonstration sites

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Clonal Hematopoiesis Linked to Coronary Heart Disease

CHIP linked to coronary heart disease, myocardial infarction in humans; atherosclerosis in mice

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Nearly 60 Percent With Conjunctivitis Fill Antibiotic Rx

Blacks and Latinos less likely to fill prescriptions; higher-income, educated patients more likely to fill rx

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Doctor holding digital tablet, talking to patient undergoing medical treatment in hospital

Sponsored Content: Use of Outpatient Therapy for ABSSSI

Infectious diseases are a significant public health problem, garnering increased attention from media, government, and industry in the last several months and causing a substantial

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#PWChat – The Specialists’ Stranglehold on Medicine | Feature

Dr. Jamie Koufman will co-host a #PWChat TwitterChat/TweetChat with PW on August 16 at 9:00pm ET on what she believes to be one of the biggest factors affecting healthcare costs in the U.S.

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Strategies Compared for Cancer Medication Submission Lags | Feature

Shorter submission lag for global trial, early-initiation bridging strategy vs late-initiation strategy

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Polymorphism in rs4343 of ACE Gene Linked to Migraine | Feature

Odds ratio of migraine 4.17 for G/G versus A/A, A/G polymorphism in angiotensin I converting enzyme

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Family Hx, Mutation Position Key Variables in BRCA1/2 Cancer Risk | Feature

Study findings provide cancer risk patterns based on BRCA status using prospective data

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