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Substance Use Disorders in Youth

In the United States, about 5% of youth aged 12 to 17 will develop a substance use disorder (SUD) each year, but fewer t ...

Filed under: Public Health, Substance Abuse


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Is Long-term Survival Associated With the Use of N ...

In the January issue of Osteoporosis International, there was an article entitled, "Mortality Risk Reduction Differs Acc ...

Filed under: Rheumatology


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Treating the Hypertensive Patient With Chronic Kid ...

Hypertension (HTN) is present in approximately 80% to 85% of patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). Uncontrolled HT ...

Filed under: Urology


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Anticoagulants and Recurrent Thrombosis

The other day a student asked me, "If a patient is taking a blood thinner for a previous venous thromboembolism (VTE), i ...

Filed under: Pulmonary Medicine


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States' Involvement With Medicaid Expansion

For a little over 50 years, Medicaid has provided healthcare as a stopgap to millions of people. With passage of the Aff ...

Filed under: Health Policy and Trends, Public Health


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Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: What's In ...

Over the last few years more and more development and technology has been devoted to transcatheter aortic valve replacem ...

Filed under: Cardiometabolic


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Super Bowl and Food Recovery

Super Bowl Sunday is reportedly one of the biggest eating days of the year, behind Thanksgiving. There were lots of part ...

Filed under: Preventive Medicine, Public Health


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Here We Go Again: Measles in Seattle This Time

As of January 31, 2019, there were 42 confirmed cases of measles in the Pacific Northwest. This includes 41 cases in Cla ...

Filed under: Infectious Diseases, Preventive Medicine, Health Policy and Trends


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Who Should Step Up to Help in an In-flight Medical ...

Recently I got an email from Medscape that detailed three articles, and one piqued my curiosity: "Who Should Step Up to ...

Filed under: Miscellaneous


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