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Despite New Challenges, Physicians Remain Happy
Even though financial and legislative challenges are making it harder to be a physician, docs tell us they haven't given up.
On Tap for Physicians Attending Internal Medicine 2009
Health care reform, the patient-centered medical home, and the impact of environmental change on global health are just a few of the topics to be discussed at the Internal Medicine 2009 Medicine 2009 in Philadelphia this week.
USPSTF (Still) Recommends Against Screening for COPD
Once again, the USPSTF finds no net benefit to screening asymptomatic persons for COPD. Draft recommendation is available for comment.
Corticosteroids Improved Outcomes, Recovery from Community Acquired Pneumonia
Reductions in mortality, need for life support, hospital stays, and other measures should win this drug class serious consideration, study authors say.
ADHD and Dyslexia: The Possible Link Via Sluggish Cognitive Tempo
Researchers have identified a “multiple-deficit” model of the comorbidity between ADHD and dyslexia in which each disorder has multiple predictors—some specific and some shared.
A New Avenue for MS Research
Our blogger considers a new approach to studying MS and welcomes your thoughts on the subject.
An SGLT2 Inhibitor in the Works
Can tofoglifozin overcome patient adverse events to join the SGLT2 inhibitor market?
Oliver Sacks: A Neurologist Who Could Be "Mistook" For a Psychiatrist
By writing a series of profound pieces after he found out that he had a terminal illness, Oliver Sacks, MD, the renowned neurologist and writer, taught us much about how to live and die.
Q&A: Will Neuropsychiatric Imaging Lead to Overdiagnosis?
This Q&A series explores radiology’s role in overdiagnosis in a variety of conditions. Here, we discuss psychiatry.
3 Red-hot Questions About Elevated Hemoglobin
High hemoglobin is less common than low and often more confusing. Find answers to your questions about this lab abnormality here.
2015 Great American Physician Survey: Key Findings
We surveyed 1,001 physicians as part of our annual Great American Physician Survey, Sponsored by Kareo. This video includes key findings of the survey.
2015 Great American Physician Survey Results
Get full results from the 2015 Great American Physician Survey, Sponsored by Kareo, featuring replies from 1,001 physicians nationwide.
Is 'Quality' Quelling Physician Job Satisfaction?
Physicians are experiencing frustration with federal quality care programs that tie patient satisfaction to physician compensation.
Accept Your Limits, Plan Space in Your Life
We all know it’s important to insert breathing room into our lives, so why is doing this so hard? It’s important to accept our limits.
Potential Device for at-Home Parkinson Treatment
A Johns Hopkins team is designing the STIMband, a non-invasive brain-stimulating device that may provide at-home Parkinson treatment.
Strategies to Get the Most from Payer Negotiations
Despite various changes in the healthcare industry, payer negotiations can help your medical practice prosper — if you prepare and leverage your data.
The Vitamin D Deficiency-Obesity Link in Teens
Researchers suggest vitamin D protects against cardiovascular disease and insulin resistance, but can they prove it?
Beer: A 12-pack of Health Facts
Growing evidence supports the health benefits of moderate alcohol consumption, but some studies suggest otherwise. Look here for the pros and cons of drinking beer.
Introduction: Impulsivity—A Transdiagnostic Trait
The topics selected for this special issue highlight the broad relevance of this symptom domain to clinical practice in psychiatry and beyond.
Impulse Control, Impulsivity, and Violence: Clinical Implications
The authors explore ways to address aggression in clinical practice and examine the potentially dangerous impulsivity-violence link across a broad range of conditions.
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