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Stress & Anxiety Influences on PSA Screenings | News Brief

Men with higher levels of perceived stress appear to be significantly less likely to have their PSA levels screened, according to a study involving more than 1,100 older men without prostate cancer. Anxiety had a varied effect on PSA screening rates. The investigators note that interventions to increase PSA screening rates should recognize the role of psychological state to improve the chances of making informed decisions.

Abstract: Medical Care, December 2012.

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From our CME partner, AKH Inc.

Allergy Management in the Primary Care Setting: A New Look at Improving Outcomes in Patients with Common Allergies
CME Credit: 1.0 hour activities

The goal of this activity is to provide learners with a practical appreciation of the role of the primary care physician in safe, effective environmental allergy diagnosis and treatment. Participants will become familiar with techniques for patient safety and efficient strategies to administer allergy testing and treatment in the primary care practice.

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