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Managing Acute Respiratory Tract Infections | Feature

The American College of Physicians (ACP) and CDC has released a guideline on the appropriate use of antibiotics for ARTIs in adults.

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#PWChat Recap: Lipid Management in Patients with Diabetes & Heart Disease | Feature

Physician’s Weekly, along with Yehuda Handelsman, MD, hosted a live Tweet Chat on Thursday, April 27. This discussion focused on lipid management in patients with diabetes &

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Restaurant Rash | Feature

             

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Nearly Half of Nurses Have Been Verbally Harassed or Bullied by Other Nurses, Survey Finds | News Brief

Almost half of the participants said they have thought about leaving their occupation behind, according to a survey by RNnetwork. Researchers asked more than 600 nurses nationwide

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Physicians Practice: 4 Strategies to Enhance Physician-Administrator Relations | Feature

The author of this article is Mark Birmingham, DPM, a podiatric surgeon who practices with a multi-specialty group in Colorado and a member of the Physicians Practice Advisory Board.

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How to Manage Chronic Pain without Using Opioids | News Brief

Rather than being considered a miracle pill that magically takes away pain, prescription opioids are increasingly being seen as a precursor to heroin addiction and the cause of potentially deadly overdoses themselves.

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Doctor working on a notebook computer.

EHR Documentation May Help in Harm Reduction Initiatives | News Brief

EHR-based initiative tied to more than 30 percent reduction in harm for hospital-acquired infections

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Risk Factors in Six Areas Tied to Physician Burnout | News Brief

Tool gauging burnout focuses on workload, control, rewards, community, fairness, values

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Single-Payer Health System Bill Moves Forward in California | News Brief

Not yet clear where money for the single-payer system would come from

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Cognitive Dysfunction in Cancer Survivors | Feature

Research indicates that about 40% to 50% of those who undergo chemotherapy for cancer develop “chemo brain,” a condition in which patients exhibit signs of cognitive dysfunction.

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‘Connshing Syndrome’ Named as a New Cause of High Blood Pressure | News Brief

A new cause of high blood pressure has been identified by researchers, which could lead to major changes in managing the disease, say authors of a new report.

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Deep Convolutional Neural Networks Accurately Detect TB | News Brief

Ensemble of AlexNet and GoogLeNet was best-performing classifier, with AUC of 0.99

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CDC: Opioid-Related Mortality Rate Might Be Underestimated | News Brief

Death certificates from drug-linked infections may not label opioids as possible cause

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2017 Physician Compensation Report Released | News Brief

Most specialties saw an increase in compensation—one as much as 24%. Where do you stand? Nearly 20,000 physicians across 27+ specialties met the screening criteria. Medscape released

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Coronary Heart Disease: Stagnation in Young Adults & Women | Feature

A study has found that coronary heart disease (CHD) mortality rates are falling rapidly in older people but not in younger adults, particularly young women. A greater emphasis on providing primary prevention approaches is necessary to reduce the burden of CHD.

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Women Suffer from Asthma Symptoms More Frequently and More Severely than Men | News Brief

Women suffer more frequently and more severely from pollen and food allergies and therefore also from asthma. Firstly, female sex hormones increase the risk and symptoms of

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Tweetchat: Lipid Management in Patients With Diabetes & Heart Disease | News Brief

Dr. Yehuda Handelsman will co-host a tweetchat with PW on April 27, at 9:00pm ET on lipid management in patients with diabetes and heart disease.

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No Link Found Between HIV Levels and Immune Activation During Antiretroviral Treatment | News Brief

Pre-treatment immune events may result in elevated immune system activation during treatment.

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HBV Reactivation Is Concern With DAA Tx in HBV-HCV Coinfection | News Brief

29 cases of HBV reactivation reported in patients with coinfection receiving direct-acting antivirals

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Statins May Benefit Cirrhotic Patients with Hepatitis B or C Infections | News Brief

Infection with hepatitis B virus (HBV) or hepatitis C virus (HCV) can lead to cirrhosis as well as liver cancer. A Hepatology study from Taiwan has found

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