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Doctors Spend Almost Six Hours Per Day on EHR Tasks
 

Research in the Annals of Internal Medicine shows that clinicians spent 355 minutes (5.9 hours) of an 11.4-hour workday in the EHR per weekday for each 1.0 clinical full-time equivalent: 269 and 86 minu...
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 PRACTICE MANAGEMENT

Skin Cancer Prevention Strategies Needed in Work Settings
 

(HealthDay News) Solar occupational ultraviolet (UV) exposure is a major determinant of incident squamous cell carcinoma (SCC), according to research in the British Journal of Dermatology. Non-occupatio...
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 HEMATOLOGY & ONCOLOGY

AAP: Sliding on Lap Linked to Leg Fracture for Young Children
 

(HealthDay News) Young children injured going down a slide on someone’s lap most commonly experience leg fractures, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of ...
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 FAMILY PRACTICE

AAP: Cellphone Ownership Linked to Cyberbullying in Children
 

Cellphone ownership is related to cyberbullying, and the relationship is stronger among younger subjects in third and fourth grade, research presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Pe...
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 BREAKING NEWS

New Link Seen Between Gene Fusion and Bladder Cancer
 

The fibroblast growth factor receptor 3 (FGFR3) transforming acidic coiled-coil containing protein 3 (TACC3) (FT3) gene fusion recruits endogenous TACC3 away from the mitotic spindle, resulting in error...
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 BREAKING NEWS

AAP: Opioid Dependence/Abuse Public Health Issue for Children
 

Opioid dependence/abuse is a critical public health issue among children in the U.S, a survey of opioid dependence/abuse codes of children up to age 21 shows. In a nationwide emergency department review...
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 BREAKING NEWS

FDA Approves Aliqopa for Follicular Lymphoma
 

(HealthDay News) Aliqopa (copanlisib) has been approved by the FDA to treat adults with relapsed follicular lymphoma who have received at least two prior treatments with certain other drugs. The drug wa...
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 RESEARCH NEWS

Assay Can ID M. tuberculosis Resistance Mutations
 

(HealthDay News) An automated molecular assay can detect Mycobacterium tuberculosis with resistance to drugs directly from sputum specimens, research in the New England Journal of Medicine finds. “...
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 INFECTIOUS DISEASE