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Average Increase in Physician Compensation 2.9% in 2016
 

The AMGA 2017 Medical Group Compensation and Productivity Survey reports that 77% of physician specialties experienced increases in compensation in 2016, with an overall weighted average increase of 2.9...
Tue, 25 Jul 2017 PRACTICE NEWS

U.S. Kids Overdosing on Dietary Supplements
 

From 2005 through 2012, the annual rate of accidental exposures to dietary supplements rose in the U.S. by nearly 50%, and 70% of those exposures involved young children, according to a report in the Jo...
Tue, 25 Jul 2017 BREAKING NEWS

With Pence as Tie-breaker, Senate Votes to Debate Obamacare Overhaul
 

With Vice President Mike Pence casting the tie-breaking vote, the U.S. Senate voted Tuesday to begin debate on a bill to overhaul Obamacare. Only two Republicans — Sens. Susan Collins of Maine and...
Tue, 25 Jul 2017 BREAKING NEWS

Vascular Targeted Photodynamic Tx Aids Low-Risk Prostate Cancer
 

(HealthDay News) For men with low-risk prostate cancer, vascular targeted photodynamic therapy achieves an 82% rate of absent clinically significant cancer in treated lobes, according to research in The...
Tue, 25 Jul 2017 HEMATOLOGY & ONCOLOGY

Obesity in Teens Ups Colon, Rectal Cancer Risk in Adulthood
 

Obesity even in adolescence may raise the odds for colon and rectal cancers in adulthood, research in Cancer suggests. In a long-term study of almost two million Israeli men and women, overweight and ob...
Tue, 25 Jul 2017 BREAKING NEWS

Continuing Statin After Adverse Rx Tied to Lower Cardiac Risk
 

(HealthDay News) For patients with an adverse reaction to a statin, continued statin prescriptions are associated with lower incidence of cardiovascular events and death, research in the Annals of Inter...
Tue, 25 Jul 2017 CARDIOLOGY

Seeing Video of Self Struggling to Breathe Ups CPAP Adherence
 

Sleep apnea patients are more likely to use their continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machines after they see a video of themselves fighting to breathe at night, according to a study presented re...
Tue, 25 Jul 2017 BREAKING NEWS

Exercise Training Improves Left Ventricular Function in T1DM
 

(HealthDay News) For adolescents with type 1 diabetes, a 20-week exercise training intervention is associated with improved aerobic capacity and stroke volume, research in Diabetes Care suggests. “...
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 ENDOCRINOLOGY