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Loan Forgiveness, Educational Debt May Affect Practice Patterns
National Hand Hygiene Initiative Successful in Australia
Sixty People Charged in Massive Opioid Painkiller Investigation
Hand Hygiene Compliance Poor in Task Transitions
Standardizing Demographics Ups Accuracy of Patient Matching
Domestic Responsibilities Tied to Physician Mothers' Satisfaction
Calcium Intake Tied to Lower Rate of Late AMD
Older Patients With Vision Loss Have Higher Hospital Use, Costs
Americans Borrowed $88 Billion in Past Year to Pay for Health Care
Over-the-Counter Meds Save Health Care System Money
Doctors Unclear on Legal Obligations in Caring for Patients With Disability
Vitamins, Carotenoids Associated With Lower Risk for Cataract
High Rates of Visual Problems Seen in Stroke Survivors
Doctors With Malpractice Claims More Likely to Leave Medicine
Contact Lens-Based Antihistamine Delivery Effective
Douglas County, Colorado, Ranked as Healthiest Community
2019 Residency Match Day Was Largest in History
Ocular Protein Levels May Be Useful for Alzheimer Testing
Many Patients Still Employ Strategies to Reduce Prescription Drug Costs
Overall, Physicians Are Happy and Enjoy Their Lives
Average of 8.8 Inactive Ingredients Found in Oral Medications
Physician Burnout Rate Increased From 2014 to 2017
Head of National Cancer Institute Named Acting FDA Commissioner
CDC: Most Americans Report Excellent, Good Health
Odds of Dry Eye Disease Up With Migraine Headache
Retinal Microvascular Changes Identified in Alzheimer Disease
Exfoliation Syndrome May Up Risk for COPD
FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb Resigns
FDA Warns Americans Not to Buy Drugs From Canadian Company
Heavy Smoking Linked to Damaged Spatial, Color Vision
Glaucoma Burden Increasing Globally but Not Equally
Preoperative Phone Visits for Cataract Patients Safe, Efficient
2014 to 2017 Saw Improvement in Burnout for U.S. Physicians
Most Patients Do Not Disclose Complementary Medicine Use
National Health Spending Set to Increase 5.5 Percent Annually
Vertical Integration Has Little Impact on Quality Measures
New Kaiser Permanente Medical School Plans to Waive Tuition
Deep Learning-Enhanced Device Detects Diabetic Retinopathy
Lower Self-Perception Observed in Children With Amblyopia
Hospital Prices Growing Faster Than Physician Prices
Primary Care Providers Can Improve Diabetic Retinopathy Screening
Health Care Spending Per Person Increased to $5,641 in 2017
Many Systematic Reviews Do Not Fully Report Adverse Events
Simulation Captures Performance With Multifocal Intraocular Lens
Johnson & Johnson to Provide Drug Prices in TV Ads
Evidence of Therapeutic Efficacy Substantial for Cannabis Use
Most Students Receiving Spectacles Wear Them at Follow-Up
Prophylaxis for Gonococcal Eye Infections in Newborns Advised
Report IDs Areas Lacking Good Practice in Health Tech Assessment
Americans Used Less Eye Care in 2014 Versus 2008
FDA Down to 5 Weeks of Funding to Review New Drug Applications
Adoption of Advanced Health IT Capabilities Inconsistent
American College of Physicians Releases 7th Edition of Ethics Manual
Study Explores Influence of Genetics, Environment in Disease
Prices Still Explain High U.S. Health Care Spending
Statin Therapy Reduces Risk for Diabetic Retinopathy in T2DM
Private Equity Acquisition of Physician Practices Discussed
Increase in Brand-Name Drug Cost Mainly Due to Existing Drugs
Many Female Health Care Workers Live in Poverty
Medical Marketing Has Increased in Past 20 Years
Cancer Death Rate in U.S. Decreased Continuously From 1991 to 2016
ACA Coverage Gains Could Erode Without Individual Mandate
Low-Priced Generic Drugs Most Likely to Have Shortages
Oculomotor Response to Head Impacts Studied in Youth Football
Initiative Can Cut Gender Gap in Medical School Faculty Salaries
FDA Warns Companies on Unsafe, Unapproved Stem Cell Treatments
Growth in Use of Telemedicine Seen From 2005 to 2017
Affordable Care Act Sign-Ups Higher Than Expected
Routine Supplements to Prevent Chronic Disease Not Advised
Exclusion of Doctors From Public Health Insurance Up 2007 to 2017
Persistent Discrimination ID'd Among Physician Mothers
EHR-Linked Reminder System for Glaucoma Meds Perceived Useful
Medication Errors Resulting in Death Most Common in Elderly
Enrollment Under the Affordable Care Act Down From Last Year
2017 Saw Slowing in National Health Care Spending
U.S. Medical Schools See Increase in Diversity
Paid Childbearing Policies Lacking for Residents
HIT-Related Stress Linked to Burnout Among Physicians
Most Insured Patients Not Using Online Portals
Minimally Invasive Surgery Works Well for Detached Retina
Few Physicians Work in Practices That Use Telemedicine
Many Patients Withhold Information From Clinicians
HHS Issues Draft Strategy for Reducing Health IT Burden
Dry Eye Found to Have Negative Impact on Prolonged Reading
Amblyopia Linked to Lower Self-Perception in Children
FDA to Update Medical Device Approvals Process
Four Principles Underlie Patient and Family Partnership in Care
ACA Coverage Substantial, but Did Not Impact Labor Markets
CDC: 8.8 Percent Uninsured in U.S. in First Half of 2018
Name-Brand Medications Driving Spike in U.S. Drug Spending
Patient Experiences Shed Light on Diagnostic Errors
Calcified Nodules in Drusen May Signal Progression of AMD
AMA to Collect Data on Suicide Among Doctors-in-Training
EMR Data Can Predict Myopia Development
Medicaid Expansion Approved in Three Republican-Leaning States
Study IDs Early Life Factors Predictive of Myopia
Sign-Up Season Begins on HealthCare.gov
Financial Conflicts of Interest Prevalent Among CPG Authors
AMA Announces Initiative to Reinvent Physician Training
Trump Administration Announces Plan to Cut Drug Prices
Pace of Change Has Accelerated in Alternative Payment Models
Most Supplements Contain Prohibited Stimulants
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