Today's Medical News

Cardiology

Smoke-Free Policies Linked to Lower Systolic Blood Pressure

Smoke-free policies are associated with small reductions in blood pressure, according to a study published online Nov. 21 in the Journal of the American Heart Association.

Diabetes & Endocrinology

Switching to High-Deductible Insurance Delays Diabetes Care

For patients with diabetes, those switching from low-deductible to high-deductible insurance have increased delays in seeking care and diagnostic testing for macrovascular symptoms and for first procedure-based treatment, according to a study published online Nov. 20 in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

Conference Highlights

November 15 2018 - November 19 2018American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, Nov. 15-19
November 10 2018 - November 12 2018American Heart Association, Nov. 10-12
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

Monthly Briefings