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Allergy & Immunology General

Not everyone who reports a food allergy actually has one

Oct 13, 2016

A study in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, the scientific publication of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) reports only 28 percent of parents of kids with fo...

Looking for Work/Life Balance

Oct 07, 2016

From our content partners at Physicians Practice   When you love your job, it can be easy for your work/life balance to get out of whack. Here are some lessons I’ve learned so far: Sp...

Should Your Practice Consider Telehealth?

Sep 22, 2016

Investors are pouring money into digital health companies, with $5.8 billion invested in 2015 alone, according to CBInsights. Of the several subcategories of digital health, telehealth continues to ga...

There Is No Such Thing as Too Much TV in This Doctor’s Office: A Different Approach to Patient Engagement

Sep 09, 2016

A recent Accenture report found that patients in the United States are increasingly accessing their electronic health records (EHRs), with rates rising from 27% in 2014 to 45% in 2016. Most patients (...

Expert recommends best practice to treat adult sinusitis

Sep 09, 2016

An article in the New England Journal of Medicine, is a pragmatic, evidence-based approach to best practice in treating sinus infections in adults, recommended by SUNY Downstate Medical Center's Dist...

Capture the Critical Driver of Your Practice’s Financial Success: Physician Time

Sep 06, 2016

Pop Quiz: What were you doing during the financial presentation at your last board meeting? A. Texting your spouse B. Checking email C. Stepping out to make a call D. All of the above T...

Strategies for Physician Succession & Retirement

Sep 06, 2016

Due to the busy nature of many medical practices, planning for future events like physician succession or retirement often takes a back seat to other pressing priorities. However, planning for these c...

Managing Difficult Patients

Aug 26, 2016

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 these difficult encount...

Analyzing “Breakthrough Therapy” Perceptions

Aug 19, 2016

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 to ensure that the drug’s poten...

The Generational Differences in Healthcare Technology

Jul 12, 2016

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 executives must f...

Heroes in Medicine: Daniel R. Lattanzi, MD

Jul 07, 2016

Congratulations to Daniel R. Lattanzi, MD, of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center for being recognized as this month’s “Heroes in Medicine” recipient from Physician’s Weekly. Dr. La...

Heroes in Medicine: Kathleen M. Schmeler, MD

May 05, 2016

Congratulations to Kathleen M. Schmeler, MD, of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and the Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital for being the winner of the“Heroes in Medicine” award from Phys...

Guidelines for Allergic Rhinitis

Mar 15, 2016

Current estimates show that allergic rhinitis (AR) is the most common chronic disease among children in the United States. Ranking as the fifth most common chronic disease in the U.S. overall, AR has ...

Medscape's 2015 Physician Compensation Report

Jul 07, 2015

Nearly 20,000 physicians across 25 specialties responded to Medscape’s 2015 Compensation Survey. Check out our infographic! The top three earners this year are Orthopedics (421k), Cardiology (376...

Anaphylaxis Care in the ED

Jun 24, 2014

Guidelines and updated emergency medicine (EM) practice parameters have been issued for the management of anaphylaxis in the ED, but research indicates that significant knowledge and practice gaps per...

A Look at Anaphylaxis in America

May 13, 2014

Anaphylaxis is an acute, life-threating condition that typically requires an ED visit, a prescription for medication, and physician follow-up. However, data regarding the prevalence of anaphylaxis in ...

Caring for Chronic Conditions in Primary Care

Sep 05, 2013

With the Patient Protec­tion and Affordable Care Act now underway, more attention is being focused on patient-centered and coordinated care. As a result, primary care physicians (PCPs) are seeking ne...

Allergies Common Among Asthmatics

Jun 28, 2013

Allergies appear to be common among adults with asthma, according to findings from a national survey. The study found that 75.4% of people with asthma aged 20 to 40 and 65.2% of those aged 55 and olde...

2013 National Asthma & Allergy Awareness Month

Apr 30, 2013

Every year, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) declares May to be National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month. May is peak season for asthma and allergy sufferers and a perfect time t...

New Drug for Life-threatening Allergic Reactions

Aug 13, 2012

Sanofi announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Auvi-Q (epinephrine injection, USP) for the emergency treatment of life-threatening allergic reactions in people wh...