Benefits of Peanut Consumption While Breastfeeding | Feature

Findings from recently published studies, including the LEAP study, have led to rapid acceptance of the introduction of peanuts during the first year of life. “This new

Got 2 Minutes? Please Take Our Physician’s Weekly Tablet Survey | Feature

We know you’re crunched for time – but we need your help. Please take our quick survey to help guide us as we update and improve our

Capnography Monitoring Reduces Respiratory Compromise During Procedural Sedation | Feature

A meta-analysis of 13 randomized controlled trials shows clear and consistent evidence of a decrease in respiratory compromise with capnography monitoring.

Conference Highlights: American Academy of Dermatology 2018 | Conference Coverage

New research was presented at AAD 2018, the annual meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology, from February 16 to 20 in San Diego. The features below highlight some of the studies presented at the conference.

Online Tool Aids Decision Making About Breast Cancer Treatment | Conference Coverage

Findings based on assessment of the interactive iCanDecide tool

Obesity Linked to Improved Survival in Metastatic Melanoma | Conference Coverage

Survival benefit limited to male patients receiving targeted therapy, immunotherapy

Communication and Integration in Emergency Care: Has Anything Changed in 30 Years? | Conference Coverage

Thirty years ago, hospital emergency departments and ambulance services experienced many issues and shortcomings when it came to timely communication, as well as integration of patient care processes. We take a look at what has changed since then and will follow-up with a live #PWChat on Feb 28 at 3pm Eastern to discuss.

#PWChat – Communication & Integration in Emergency Medicine: Has Anything Changed in 30 Years? | Conference Coverage

Join us Wednesday, February 28 at 3:00pm ET for our live, interactive tweetchat with PW blogger Matthew Loxton, MKM, CKM, on whether communication and integration in emergency

Talking to Teens About Vaccination | Feature

A recent survey suggests that although the vast majority of teenagers and their parents believe it is important for all teens to be vaccinated as recommended by the CDC, vaccination rates among teens are less than optimal. The survey sheds some light on why these rates fall short of Healthy People 2020 goals.

Follow-Up Lacking for Teen, Young Adult Cancer Survivors | Feature

Many young adult cancer survivors do not follow up properly, independent of disease type or insurance

Low Availability of Sexual Aids and Resources at Cancer Centers | Feature

One center stood out, which had several types of aids; most centers reported having no sexual aids

First Blood Test to Help Diagnose Brain Injuries Gets US Approval | News Brief

The first blood test to help doctors diagnose traumatic brain injuries has won US government approval. The move means Banyan Biomarkers can commercialize its test, giving the

Laryngovideostroboscopy Useful for Vocal Fold Lesion Screening | News Brief

Narrow band imaging better for decision to biopsy

Ultra-Processed Food Linked to Increased Overall Cancer Risk | News Brief

10% increase in proportions of ultra-processed foods tied to >10% higher breast and overall cancer risk

Many in Oregon View Alcohol As More Harmful Than Marijuana | News Brief

In survey, 52.5 percent called alcohol more harmful, 40 percent considered the two equally harmful

Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Vaccine Promising for Cancer | News Brief

iPSC vaccine prevented tumor growth in syngeneic murine breast CA, mesothelioma, melanoma models

Patients Want Physicians to Have Greater Connectivity | News Brief

Most patients want greater connectivity, online tools, convenience via SMS, and more time with doctors

Things doctors should not do—like attacking their nurses | Feature

Do not [allegedly] assault the nurses. A former nurse at a surgery center affiliated with Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles is suing an ophthalmologist who, she

New Model Stratifies Patients With Long Bone Metastases | Feature

Model includes four prognostic categories with clinical consequences to predict median survival

FDA Approves Erleada to Treat Non-Metastatic Prostate Cancer | Feature

First FDA-approved treatment for non-metastatic, castration-resistant prostate cancer

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