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Depression Among Heart Attack Survivors Can Be Deadly, Yet Is Often Ignored
Depression Among Heart Attack Survivors Can Be Deadly, Yet Is Often Ignored

Heart disease patients who become depressed are twice as likely to die within the following decade as other patients

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AMA Announces New Online Education to Help Physicians Use and Interpret Cancer Panel Testing
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Double-Booked: When Surgeons Operate On Two Patients At Once
Double-Booked: When Surgeons Operate On Two Patients At Once

The issue of overlapping surgery -- in which a doctor operates on two patients in different rooms during the same time period -- has ignited an impassioned debate in the medical community

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DNA Links Deadly Germs, Tainted Heart Surgery Devices To German Factory
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The Value of MESH
The Value of MESH

The experience of independence in later life is defined primarily by and through function

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Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy as Adjunct Treatment for the Diabetic Foot Ulcer
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy as Adjunct Treatment for the Diabetic Foot Ulcer

HBO therapy specifically treats the primary defects that compromise healing

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Amount Of Opioids Prescribed In U.S. Has Been Falling Since 2010
Amount Of Opioids Prescribed In U.S. Has Been Falling Since 2010

Still, the amount in 2015 is three times higher than at the turn of the century

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New On The Streets: Drug For Nerve Pain Boosts High For Opioid Abusers
New On The Streets: Drug For Nerve Pain Boosts High For Opioid Abusers

Many physicians are not aware of how it's being abused

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Hospitals Ramp Up Hyperbaric Therapy For Diabetics, Despite Concerns
Hospitals Ramp Up Hyperbaric Therapy For Diabetics, Despite Concerns

It costs about $500,000 to install a hyperbaric unit with two chambers. With Medicare's lucrative reimbursement policies, "hospitals can generate cash almost immediately"

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Insect Venom Shortage Stings Allergy Sufferers This Summer
Insect Venom Shortage Stings Allergy Sufferers This Summer

"It's going to be a rough summer"

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Responding to Physician Burnout, AMA Adopts Policy to Improve Physician and Medical Student Access to Mental Health Care
Responding to Physician Burnout, AMA Adopts Policy to Improve Physician and Medical Student Access to Mental Health Care

The policy calls on state medical boards to evaluate a physician's mental and physical health similarly, ensuring that a previously diagnosed mental health illness is not automatically considered as a current impairment to practice

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The New War On Sepsis
The New War On Sepsis

Most hospitals in the U.S. have programs aimed at reducing sepsis, but few have designated sepsis nurses and coordinators

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Mandibular Advancement Devices Treat Snoring and Sleep Apnea
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Leaving Hospital, Older Patients Resist Home Help At Their Peril
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Dyspnea Self-Management Program Uses Confidence to Help Patients Breathe Easier
Dyspnea Self-Management Program Uses Confidence to Help Patients Breathe Easier

Cornerstone Hospice and Palliative Care's Dyspnea Self-Management Protocol involves a non-pharmacological approach to easing a patient's dyspnea and/or associated anxiety

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Treating Cancer: Hope Vs. Hype
Treating Cancer: Hope Vs. Hype

'How Long Have I Got, Doc?' Why Many Cancer Patients Don't Have Answers

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AMA Wants New Approaches to Combat Dangerous Synthetic and Injectable Drugs
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Pacemakers and MRI Safety
Pacemakers and MRI Safety

Over 2 million patients in the United States have implanted devices...more than 50 percent of these patients will need an MRI while the device is in place

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Journey of the Egg and the Sperm
Journey of the Egg and the Sperm

Almost all couples have the potential to become parents using contemporary tools

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Social Egg Freezing - No Longer an Experimental Insurance Policy
Social Egg Freezing - No Longer an Experimental Insurance Policy

Technological advances now allow us to cryopreserve oocytes effectively and efficiently

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Health Care Team Experience with Integration of Behavioral Health Services into a Patient-Centered Medical Home
Health Care Team Experience with Integration of Behavioral Health Services into a Patient-Centered Medical Home

Historically, this type of integration has received strong support from health care leaders but has been difficult to operationalize.

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As Government-Funded Cancer Research Sags, Scientists Fear U.S. Is 'Losing Its Edge'
As Government-Funded Cancer Research Sags, Scientists Fear U.S. Is 'Losing Its Edge'

The number of studies fully funded by the National Cancer Institute at the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology -- the world's largest gathering of cancer researchers -- has fallen 75 percent in the past decade.

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A New Zika Threat Hovers As Summer's Mosquitoes Get Bzzzzy
A New Zika Threat Hovers As Summer's Mosquitoes Get Bzzzzy

Leveraging prenatal care to push Zika testing has its own shortcomings

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Influx Of Elderly Patients Forces ER To Practice Comfort Care
Influx Of Elderly Patients Forces ER To Practice Comfort Care

As the nation's elderly population swells, more older Americans are visiting the emergency room, which can be an overcrowded, disorienting and even traumatic place.

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Do Best-Selling Drugs That Calm Stomachs Damage Kidneys? The Answer's Unclear.
Do Best-Selling Drugs That Calm Stomachs Damage Kidneys? The Answer's Unclear.
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