Today's Medical News

Infectious Disease

CDC: Record Number of Tickborne Disease Cases in U.S. Last Year

The number of Americans with tickborne diseases reached a record high of nearly 60,000 in 2017, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says.

Cardiology

AHA: Guidelines Stress Healthy Lifestyle for Lowering Cholesterol

A healthy lifestyle for lowering cholesterol should be emphasized for reducing cardiovascular risk across the life course, according to a guideline published online Nov. 14 in Circulation to coincide with the annual meeting of the American Heart Association, held from Nov. 10 to 12 in Chicago.

Conference Highlights

November 2 2018 - November 6 2018American Academy of Pediatrics, Nov. 2-6
October 27 2018 - October 30 2018American Academy of Ophthalmology, Oct. 27-30
October 23 2018 - October 28 2018American Society of Nephrology, Oct. 23-28
October 22 2018 - October 26 2018American College of Surgeons, Oct. 22-26
October 21 2018 - October 24 2018American Society for Radiation Oncology, Oct. 21-24

Monthly Briefings