- (MedPage Today) -- The regulation is a disaster, says Caroline Poplin, MD, JD
- (MedPage Today) -- Hospitalizations fewer with combination than with tiotropium plus placebo
- (MedPage Today) -- Also, big pancreatic cancer precision medicine effort set to begin in 2017
- (MedPage Today) -- Slavitt lauds potential of Medicare Advantage
- (MedPage Today) -- Nearly half of Medicare Advantage provider listings have errors
- (MedPage Today) -- Not always, says James C. Salwitz, MD
- (MedPage Today) -- Adverse events tied to abuse include heart attack, heart failure, and stroke
- (MedPage Today) -- Participation in AHA program improved treatment guideline adherence
- (MedPage Today) -- Appearance of lung pathology associated with pneumonia, exacerbations
- (MedPage Today) -- Single-breath diffusion better predictor FEV1/FVC
- (MedPage Today) -- Worse survival with chemoradiotherapy alone
- (MedPage Today) -- Also: more price hikes for patients, new privacy risks, and more
- (MedPage Today) -- Selected patients with high PD-L1 expression, no targetable mutations
- (MedPage Today) -- Babies sleeping in separate room are at heightened risk for SIDS, group declares
- (MedPage Today) -- Ratio of omega-6 to omega-3 in Western diet is 16:1
- (MedPage Today) -- Could U.S., Europe combine forces on CV guidelines?
- (MedPage Today) -- Patients who repeatedly missed doctor visits became more compliant
- (MedPage Today) -- Who will chair key committees if Dems win control of Senate?
- (MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web, gathered by the MedPage Today staff
- FDA.gov (blog)
Public can report medical device problems at new FDA webpage
Minneapolis Star Tribune
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has set up a new webpage where the public can report allegations of regulatory misconduct against medical device makers and marketers. Among the examples of things that might be reported through ...
FDA is working with hospitals to modernize data collection about medical devicesFDA.gov (blog)
FDA Targets 15 Hospitals Over Significant
Medical librarians help students, professionals keep abreast of latest research, information - Las Vegas Review-JournalLas Vegas Review-Journal
Medical librarians help students, professionals keep abreast of latest research, information
Las Vegas Review-Journal
web1_medlibrary_092816lt_003_7098394.jpg Director of Jay Sexter Library June Simms, right, helps a Arshi Jha at Touro University Nevada College of Ostopathic on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016, in Henderson. Loren Townsley/Las Vegas Review-Journal ...
Adherence to medical therapy linked to better outcomes for patients who had heart procedures - News-Medical.netAdherence to medical therapy linked to better outcomes for patients who had heart procedures
Patients who had a stent procedure or heart bypass surgery and continued with their prescribed medical therapy had significantly better outcomes than non-adherent patients, according to a study published today in the journal Circulation. The study also ...and more »
- News On 6
County commission accepts recommendation for jail medical contract
Tulsa County commissioners agreed Monday to a five-member committee's recommendation to change medical providers at the county jail. The 3-0 vote at Monday's weekly commission meeting authorized final negotiations with Turn Key Medical of ...
Tulsa County Commissioners Choose New Medical Provider For Jail InmatesNews On 6all 3 news articles »
- (MedPage Today) -- Also, "Fight for $15 movement gains ground
- (MedPage Today) -- Lack of diet logging may limit appeal
SPONSORED: Dedicated Senior Medical Center in Lakeland
Obtaining quality affordable healthcare is a fundamental aspect of every individual's life, yet it's often difficult to find – especially for seniors. Dr. Wayne Blount, Chief Medical Officer of Dedicated Senior Medical Center, joined Great Day Tampa ...and more »
- BizWest Media
Green Sun Medical wins $225000 to advance tech-enabled scoliosis brace
FORT COLLINS — Medical-device startup Green Sun Medical walked away from the MedTech Innovator competition's top prize of $200,000 last week. But it was another award that came with a smaller $25,000 check that the company's founders believe ...
- (MedPage Today) -- Multiple factors at play: culture shift, state laws, union strength, high living costs
Ga.-PCOM students participate in international medical missions
GA-PCOM student Joanne So takes a patient's blood pressure at a clinic in Makadum, Nepal, while classmate Fabeeha Mohammad, back left, observes. (Special Photo). Ga.-PCOM students participate in international medical missions. From left, Eby ...
- (MedPage Today) -- But most agree dietary calcium is preferable to supplements
- (MedPage Today) -- GOLD guidelines still not being followed, study suggests
- Orlando Weekly (blog)
Jimmy Buffett wants Florida to vote no on solar, yes on medical marijuana
Orlando Weekly (blog)
Singer and songwriter Jimmy Buffett recently took a break from his idyllic life of sponge cake and frozen concoctions to weigh in on two of Florida's controversial ballot amendments. Buffett urged Floridians to vote against utilities-backed solar ...
Jimmy Buffett: Vote For Florida Medical Marijuana, Against Controversial Solar Energy AmendmentInternational Business Times
- (MedPage Today) -- Cuts admissions in patients with comorbid diabetes, compared with insulin
Can You Be Sacked for Using Medical Marijuana in Australia?
One August afternoon in 2013, ferry master Christopher Toms piloted a ferry into Cabarita Wharf in Sydney, Australia, colliding with one of the structure's metal piles. No one was seriously injured, but later that day his employer, which had a zero ...
- (MedPage Today) -- Dramatic rise in Swedish study but uptake lags in U.S.
- Harvest of horseshoe crabs for medical use getting official review
Interstate fishing regulators who want to get a firmer handle on how many horseshoe crabs die as part of their harvest for biomedical use are meeting this week to discuss the issue. The crabs are harvested for their blue blood, which is used to make ...and more »
- The Coloradoan
Medical company to build in Fort Collins tech park
A Denver medical supply company that originally planned to move to Fort Collins will instead invest in growing a sister company here. WilMarc Medical, which makes fittings and tubing for medical devices free of polyvinyl chloride, also known as PVC ...
- (MedPage Today) -- Fine-tuning 'watchful waiting' approach to mitral surgery
QB Jay Cutler Receives Medical Clearance to Play for Bears
Finally, some good news for the scuffling Chicago Bears: Quarterback Jay Cutler will return from a thumb injury to play against the Minnesota Vikings on Oct. 31. Whether it's too late for Cutler to salvage something for the Bears (1-6) — or perhaps ...
Bears QB Jay Cutler receives medical clearance to play against VikingsNews8000.com - WKBTall 87 news articles »
- (MedPage Today) -- ... and on whether to recommend them for smoking cessation
- County rejects Casa Grande medical marijuana festival
The Daily Progress
FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) — County leaders have denied a permit for an overnight medical marijuana festival in Casa Grande on Halloween weekend. The Casa Grande Dispatch reports (http://bit.ly/2ehisS8 ) that the "Errl Camp" was to be held at the Casa ...and more »
- Obesity Week 2016 to Probe Medical, Surgical Weight Loss
NEW ORLEANS — Obesity Week 2016, this year's joint annual scientific meeting of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) and the Obesity Society (TOS), will showcase research ranging from the weight-loss expectations of ...and more »
- (MedPage Today) -- Half of children may have adrenal suppression after discontinuing glucocorticoids
- Medical examiner: Tennessee man died after riding Disney's Star Tours
Every quarter, Disney must report to the state any serious ride-related injuries. The latest report revealed that in September, Ralph Lyles, 67, of Memphis, Tennessee, died after riding "Star Tours." Lyles' niece told WESH 2 News over the phone that ...and more »
- The Boston Globe
Man shot in the face in Roxbury is expected to survive
The Boston Globe
A gunman on a bicycle shot a man standing at the corner of Melnea Cass Boulevard and Massachusetts Avenue on Monday. The victim was shot in the face but is expected to survive. The shooting happened at about 1:40 p.m., as the bicyclist rode toward the ...
Shooting Near BU Medical CampusPatch.com
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- (MedPage Today) -- Challenging procedure as an add-on to pulmonary vein isolation
- (MedPage Today) -- Mid-term numbers encouraging for endovascular therapy
- Asbury Park Press
Nut Swamp School principal takes medical leave
Asbury Park Press
MIDDLETOWN - Nut Swamp Elementary School will be hiring a new principal for the 500-student school after announcing Friday that Principal Dean Bisgrove is taking the rest of the school year off effective immediately. The announcement came in a letter ...
- (MedPage Today) -- But make changes first
- (MedPage Today) -- Different phenotypes, with different disease mechanisms, may allow tailored treatment
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