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Average of 8.8 Inactive Ingredients Found in Oral Medications
Extra Weight in Adolescence Tied to Later Risk for Renal Cancer
Physician Burnout Rate Increased From 2014 to 2017
Testosterone Therapy in Hypogonadism Can Prevent Progression to T2DM
Head of National Cancer Institute Named Acting FDA Commissioner
CDC: Most Americans Report Excellent, Good Health
Model Can Predict Survival in Nonmetastatic Prostate Cancer
Preoperative Frailty Linked to Surgical Outcomes, Costs
FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb Resigns
Stereotactic Body RT Promising for Low-, Intermediate-Risk PCa
Low-Dose Aspirin Does Not Cut Death From Prostate Cancer
FDA Warns Americans Not to Buy Drugs From Canadian Company
Antibiotic Delay Leads to Increased Risks in Seniors With UTI
Stewardship Programs Decrease Inpatient Fluoroquinolone Rx
Adjuvant Tx for Early Testicular Cancer Does Not Harm Sperm
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
FDA: Gout Drug Uloric Increases Risk of Death
Intervention Can Reduce Orders for Inpatient Urine Cultures
Vertical Integration Has Little Impact on Quality Measures
Many Experience Improvement in Sex Life After Bariatric Surgery
Plazomicin Noninferior to Meropenem for Complicated UTI
Experimental Test May Quickly Diagnose Sepsis
New Kaiser Permanente Medical School Plans to Waive Tuition
Black-White Cancer Mortality Gap Decreasing in Some Age Groups
Darolutamide Slows Spread of Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer
Hospital Prices Growing Faster Than Physician Prices
Health Care Spending Per Person Increased to $5,641 in 2017
Use of Watchful Waiting Up for Low-Risk Localized Prostate Cancer
Many Systematic Reviews Do Not Fully Report Adverse Events
Predictors of Kidney Stone Recurrence Identified
Johnson & Johnson to Provide Drug Prices in TV Ads
Value-Based Incentive Program Does Not Cut Catheter-Linked UTIs
California Bill Would Tighten Controls on Children's Genitalia Surgery
Finasteride Not Tied to Increase in Prostate Cancer Mortality
Machine Learning Methods Can Detect UTI in Dementia Patients
Report IDs Areas Lacking Good Practice in Health Tech Assessment
FDA Down to 5 Weeks of Funding to Review New Drug Applications
Adoption of Advanced Health IT Capabilities Inconsistent
Personalized Tx May Extend Life in CKD With Small Renal Tumors
Suicide Risk Up More Than Fourfold for Cancer Patients
Comorbidities Adversely Linked to Cancer Trial Participation
American College of Physicians Releases 7th Edition of Ethics Manual
Study Explores Influence of Genetics, Environment in Disease
Smoking Associated With Worse Bladder Cancer Outcomes
Prices Still Explain High U.S. Health Care Spending
Doctors Question State Lawsuits Over Pelvic Mesh Products
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
Toxicity From All-Grade AEs in Prostate CA Better Reflects QOL
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
Initiative Can Cut Gender Gap in Medical School Faculty Salaries
Growth in Use of Telemedicine Seen From 2005 to 2017
Affordable Care Act Sign-Ups Higher Than Expected
Delivery Mode Tied to Pelvic Floor Disorder Risk Post-Childbirth
Exclusion of Doctors From Public Health Insurance Up 2007 to 2017
Persistent Discrimination ID'd Among Physician Mothers
Medication Errors Resulting in Death Most Common in Elderly
Radical Prostatectomy Has Lasting Benefit for Localized Cancer
FDA: Some E-Cigarette Liquids Contain Erectile Dysfunction Meds
Enrollment Under the Affordable Care Act Down From Last Year
Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Prostate Cancer Linked
2017 Saw Slowing in National Health Care Spending
U.S. Medical Schools See Increase in Diversity
Paid Childbearing Policies Lacking for Residents
Visual Registration + Image Fusion Best for Targeted Biopsy
HIT-Related Stress Linked to Burnout Among Physicians
Most Insured Patients Not Using Online Portals
Few Physicians Work in Practices That Use Telemedicine
Many Patients Withhold Information From Clinicians
HHS Issues Draft Strategy for Reducing Health IT Burden
Noninvasive Diagnostic Imaging Accurately IDs Bladder Cancer
FDA to Update Medical Device Approvals Process
Men Should Avoid 'Rhino' Sexual Enhancement Products, FDA Says
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
AMA to Collect Data on Suicide Among Doctors-in-Training
Urinary Incontinence Common in Women Over 50 Years
In-Hospital Infection May Up Readmission After Stroke
Zoliflodacin Seems Effective for Some Gonococcal Infections
Medicaid Expansion Approved in Three Republican-Leaning States
Abx-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae Tied to Clinical Failure in UTI
Sign-Up Season Begins on HealthCare.gov
Financial Conflicts of Interest Prevalent Among CPG Authors
Barriers to Prostate Cancer Research in Black Men Identified
Erectile Dysfunction Common in Childhood Cancer Survivors
AMA Announces Initiative to Reinvent Physician Training
Many Hospitals Noncompliant With Record Request Regulations
Hypofractionated Radiation OK for Localized Prostate CA
In Complicated UTI, Cefiderocol Noninferior to Imipenem-Cilastin
ASTRO: Long-Term Benefit for Stereotactic Radn in Prostate CA
Trump Administration Announces Plan to Cut Drug Prices
Allopurinol Linked to Reduced Risk for CKD Stage ≥3 in Gout
Outcomes Studied for Surgical Tx of Stress Urinary Incontinence
Pace of Change Has Accelerated in Alternative Payment Models
Most Supplements Contain Prohibited Stimulants
White House Unveils New Insurance Option for Small Firms
Variability in Geographic Availability of New Antibiotics
Procurement Requirements Drive Interoperability in Health Care IT
Treatment Tied to Survival Benefit in Complex Bladder Cancer
Without Medicaid Expansion, Poor Patients Forgo Medical Care
Cannabinoids Mildly Effective for Treating MS Symptoms in Adults
Active Pharmaceuticals ID'd in >700 Dietary Supplements
Midlife PSA Predicts Aggressive Prostate Cancer in Black Men
Aetna-CVS Merger Approved
Minority Residents Experience Burdens Linked to Race/Ethnicity
Industry-Funded Trials Often Involve Employees in Studies
Tips Provided for Budgeting in Medical Residency
Three-Quarters of Health Care Workers Got Flu Shot Last Year
Price Hikes Noted in Small Subset of Generic Drugs
Cancer Risk Varies for Hispanics, Including in Puerto Rico
Uninsured Rate at 8.8 Percent in First Quarter of 2018
Increasing Water Intake Can Cut Cystitis Recurrence
For Employer-Based Plans, Spending Across Services Steady
Interviews Can Help Ensure Physician Candidates Fit Culture
Number of Health-Related Data Breaches Increasing
More Non-Elderly Americans Uninsured in 2017 Versus 2016
Pharmaceutical Executive Defends 400 Percent Price Hike
Physicians Often Don't Address Their Burnout
Implementing EMRs Affects Time Spent With Patients in Clinic
Surgical Mesh Itself Not Tied to Increased Complications
Business Degree Increasingly Useful for Doctors
Practices Should Set Rules for Staff Social Media Use
Kidney Function Recovery Seen in Some Children on Dialysis
Burnout, Career Choice Regret Prevalent in U.S. Residents
Physician-Group ACOs Generate Medicare Savings
In 2016, Proportion of Uninsured Americans Down to 10 Percent
High-Risk Anticholinergics Prescribed to 6 Percent of Elderly
Some Clinicians, Patients Record Clinic Visits for Patient Use
Dozens of Medical Groups Join Forces to Improve Diagnoses
Research Links Doctor Burnout to Patient Safety Incidents
Residents Should Take Advantage of Paid Time Off
Hospitals Charge 479 Percent of Cost of Drugs on Average
Allopurinol Dose Escalation for Gout Doesn't Improve Mortality
20% of Children, Adolescents Use Prescription Medications
Patient Health Information Often Shared Electronically
Second HPV-Related Primary Cancers Common in Survivors
Global Prevalence of Insufficient Activity 27.5 Percent
Compliance With Requirement to Report Results on EUCTR Is Poor
Drug Prices Increase More Than Expected After Shortages
Scribes Improve Physician Workflow, Patient Interaction
Association Health Plans Can Help Small Businesses Offer Coverage
Mercury in Traditional Tibetan Medicine Could Be Harmful
Situation Framing, Language Can Influence Decision-Making
Gains in Insurance Coverage Seen for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Adults
Six-Step Analysis Can Help Improve Practice Logistics
Guideline-Discordant Prostate Cancer Imaging Up With Medicare
Residents Working Long Hours Can Increase Alertness
Data Age in Clinical Trials Is About Three Years at Publication
Medicaid Work Requirements Don't Impact Many Enrollees
Many Opportunities for Doctors Using Twitter
Docs, Consumers Agree on Benefits of Virtual Care
Physician Burnout Rates Vary by Medical Specialty
Robotic Surgeries Up, but Cost Questions Remain
Personalized Weighting Could Enhance Hospital Rating Tools
Better Training Needed to Boost LGBTQ Patient Health Care
Hospital Groups Launch Own Generic Drug Company
PSA Testing Not Recommended for Prostate Cancer Screening
Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program Has Uncertain Future
Enrollment in High-Deductible Health Plans Up From '07 to '17
Clinicians Should Learn to Engage With Transgender Patients
Nalbuphine Can Relieve Opioid-Induced Urine Retention
CDC: Increase in Rate of STDs for Fourth Consecutive Year in U.S.
Medical Bills in Collections Decrease With Patient Age
Pediatric Revisits, Admissions for UTI Similar With Oral or IV Meds
FDA: Common Diabetes Meds Tied to Serious Genital Infection
No Meaningful Increase in Physician Compensation Last Year
Marketplace Premiums Increase More With Monopolist Insurers
Medical Practices Should Address Negative Online Reviews
Artificial Intelligence Holds Promise in Medicine
Experts Address Loss of the National Guideline Clearinghouse
Alcohol Is Leading Risk Factor for Global Disease Burden
Most Research Participants Not Concerned About Data Sharing
AMA Adopts Policy Promoting Health Equity As a Goal
Most Surgical Residents Want Financial Education
Time to Stop Cancer Screenings: What Do Patients Want to Hear?
Small Practices Also at Risk for Data Breaches
National Provider Identifiers Are Vulnerable to Theft
Strategy Outlined for Shooter Incident in Health Care Facility
Advantages for HDHP Enrollees in Large Versus Small Firms
Similar Outcomes for Rural, Urban Cancer Patients in SWOG Trials
Doctors Often Not Discussing Risk Factors With Patients
Interim Guidance Provided for Men With Possible Zika Infection
Pennsylvania Case Could Affect Evidence for Malpractice Defense
WPSI Recommends Annual Urinary Incontinence Screening
Experts Offer Tips for Provider Appeal of Denied Medical Claims
NYU Becomes First Medical School to Cover All Tuition
Comments Open on End of NIH Review for Gene Therapy Studies
Residents' Sleep Deteriorates During Training
Practice Names, Logos Should Be Carefully Designed
NIH Panel Will No Longer Review Gene Therapy Experiments
Steps Provided for Discharging Patient From Practice
Counseling Needed for Pediatric Patients With Impaired Fertility
Patient Portals Don't Appear to Have Much Traction
ACA Coverage Gains Include Workers Without Insurance
6 Factors Related to Inclusion in Health Care Workplace ID'd
Intervention Cuts Risk for HIV in Young Transgender Women
Four Pros to Integrating EHR, Practice Management Software
Male Underwear Choice Affects Sperm Counts
AMA Adopts Policy on Augmented Intelligence
Childbearing Surgical Residents Often Feel Career Dissatisfaction
AMA Adopts Policy to Advance Gender Equity in Medicine
Cyber Insurance Recommended for All Physician Practices
Steps Taken to Increase Use of Electronic Tools in Medicine
AMA Proposes Policy Opposing Medicaid 'Lockout' Provisions
Disparities Remain in Prevalence of Cancer Screening Tests
Variation in Specialty Drug Coverage Across Health Plans
Some Bacteria Now More Tolerant of Alcohol-Based Sanitizers
Groups Urge CMS to Reconsider Suspending Risk Adjustment
Health Affairs Announces Launch of New Three-Year Initiative
Three Financial Metrics Can Improve Practice Performance
How Doctors Receive Feedback Is Key for Antimicrobial Programs
New Short-Term Health Plans Have Large Coverage Gaps
National Guideline Clearinghouse Offline Due to Funding Cuts
Steps Can Be Taken by Doctors to Minimize Risk of Lawsuits
Tamsulosin Does Not Appear to Promote Urinary Stone Passage
Learning to Change Important for Improving Practice
Weak Recommendation to Screen for Bacteriuria in Pregnancy
Front Desk Staff Can Set Up a Practice for Successful Billing
Few Published Programs Address Medical Trainee Mistreatment
Medical Boards May Contribute to Mental Health Stigma for Doctors
Four Strategies Help Doctors Make Personal, Professional Gains
Assessing, Improving Patient Satisfaction Cuts Malpractice Risk
Insurers May Be Underpaying Doctors
Tools, Methods of RCTs Can Be Adapted to Real-World Settings
HerbList App Launched to Provide Information on Herbal Products
Physicians and Practices Should Prepare for Emergencies
Lowering Default Number of Pills Can Reduce Prescribed Opioids
VA MISSION Act May Up Costs, Lower Vet Health Care Quality
Medical Organizations Must Address Sexual Harassment
Embezzlement Not Uncommon in Medical Practices
Increased Coverage in States With Medicaid Expansion
Complementary Medicine Use Ups Refusal of Usual Cancer Therapy
Same-Day Appointment System Implemented in Health Network
Patients Care About the Clothes Doctors Wear
Both High and Low Uric Acid Levels Tied to Higher Mortality
Seven Strategies Can Help Practices Manage Staff Time Off
Overall Cancer Mortality Rates Decreasing for Men and Women
Testosterone Prescribing Down Since 2013
Alternative Payment Models Should Include Precision Medicine
Trials Supporting FDA Approval of Breakthrough Drugs Examined
FDA Establishes New Task Force on Drug Shortages
Adoption of EHR Linked to Reduction in Mortality Rates
eCare Plan Set to Improve Doctor/Pharmacist Relationship
Physician Burnout Tied to Higher Risk of Medical Errors
Virtual Assistants Not HIPAA Compliant
Gender Bias in Medicine Has Far-Reaching Consequences
Patient Experience Officers Can Play Key Role in Medical Offices
AMA Aims to Boost Affordability of ACA Marketplace Plans
2001 to 2015 Saw Decline in Self-Employment in Health Care
Peer-Led Education Helps Physicians Save Time With EHRs
Advanced Prostate Cancer Variant More Common Than Thought
AMA Calls for Inclusive Family, Medical Leave Policies
International Group Develops Best Practices for Drug Packaging
Error Rate 7.4 Percent in Speech Recognition-Assisted Notes
Higher Visceral Fat Ratio Seen With Recurring Urolithiasis
IT Solutions for Easier EHRs Save Physicians Time, Burnout
WHO Calls for Renewed Effort to Combat Chronic Disease
Hospitals Face $218B in Federal Payment Cuts From 2010 to 2028
Patient Complaints Mainly About Rudeness, Rushing, Reproach
Patients Comfortable With Doctors Having Tattoos, Piercings
Automated Bone Scan Index Prognostic for Prostate Cancer
Conservative Management Up for Low-Risk Prostate CA in Veterans
Practice Management Can Improve Efficiency
AMA Calls for Electronic Health Record Training
Health Care Technology Impacts Younger Patient Satisfaction
Enzalutamide Improves Outcomes for Aggressive Prostate Cancer
AMA Adopts Ethical Guidance on Medical Tourism
Authors Explore Overdiagnosis in Cancer Screening
In Cancer Patients, PTSD May Increase Symptom Burden
Study Compares Treatment Options for T1a Renal Cancer
AMA: Docs Declare Drug Shortages Public Health Emergency
Effect of Shock Wave Treatment for Erectile Dysfunction Wanes
More Cash-Pay Patients Means Docs Need Billing Strategies
Gender Difference in Survival Seen After Radical Cystectomy
Considerable Costs Associated With Switching EHR
AMA Vows to Improve Access for Docs Seeking Mental Health Care
How Do Business Partner Data Breaches Affect Your Practice?
Erectile Dysfunction Independently Tied to CV Events
Prostate Cancer Treatment Side Effects Linked to Distress
ASCO: Overall Survival Up for African-American Men With mCRPC
Online Consumer Ratings of Physicians Tend to Be Skewed
CDC: Prevalence of No Insurance Varies by Occupational Groups
CDC: Office-Based Physician Visit Rates Vary by Patient Age, Sex
ASHP: SVP, Injectable Opioid Shortages Threaten Patient Care
AUA: Yoga Can Reduce Urinary Incontinence in Older Women
CPAP Use May Improve Sexual QOL in Those With Sleep Apnea
Congress Approves Bill Expanding Private Care for VA Patients
PSA Level Three Months After Radiation Tx May Predict Outcome
Major Depression in Males May Lower Chances of Conception
Global Variation in Personal Health Care Access and Quality
From 2008 to 2014, Prostate Cancer Testing, Treatment Down
CDC: No Change in Level of Uninsured in U.S. in 2017
AUA: Most Women Report Dysfunctional Toileting Behaviors
Language Used in Medical Record Can Affect Patient Care
AUA: Many Have Unused Opioids After Urologic Procedures
Nonprofit Manufacturer Could Keep Generic Drug Costs Down
Best Practices Developed for Use of EHR to Enhance Patient Care
PPD Skin Test Enhances Bacillus Calmette-Guérin Tx in Bladder CA
Overall, Drinking Wine Does Not Impact Prostate Cancer Risk
Midstream Urine Microbiome Diverse in Seniors With CKD
Recent Oral Antibiotics Use Tied to Higher Risk of Nephrolithiasis
Coaching to Up H2O Intake Does Not Slow eGFR Decline in CKD
Regulatory Requirements Drive Dissatisfaction With EHRs
USPSTF: Decision to Undergo PSA Screening Should Be Individual
Intravesical Gemcitabine Therapy Cuts Bladder Cancer Recurrence
Many Organizations Not Meeting Trial Reporting Requirements
Novel Signal ID'd for Microalbuminuria in Europeans With T2DM
Practices Should Be Aware of Correct Way to Fire Employees
New Clinic Satisfaction Tool Provides Real-Time Feedback
Certain Anticholinergic Drugs Appear to Raise Dementia Risk
Spermatogenesis Still Occurs in Men With Testicular Cancer
Saturday Is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day
Medicare Requiring Hospitals to Post Prices Online
Five-Day Nitrofurantoin Beats Single-Dose Fosfomycin for UTI
Patients Prefer Doctors Who Engage in Face-to-Face Visits
Cancer Screening More Likely After a Previous False Positive
Lasting Outcome Similar for ULS, SSLF for Pelvic Organ Prolapse
Males With BRCA Mutations Have Increased Risk of Certain Cancers
UTI Calculator Predicts Risk of Infant Urinary Tract Infection
Recommendations Developed on Gender Equity in Medicine
Nonoptimized Drug Therapy Costs More Than $500 Billion Annually
Recent Years Saw Increase in Burden of Prior Authorization
ZIKV RNA Often ID'd in Semen of Men With Symptomatic Infection
Chemo, Immunotherapy Feasible in Metastatic Bladder Cancer
Considerable Differences in Burden of Disease at State Level
Suggestions Offered to Reduce Physician Frustration With EHRs
Group Exercise, Nutrition Aids Prostate Cancer Patients on ADT
Whole Body CT Doesn't Cut Mortality in Peds Blunt Trauma
Interns' Schedule Takes Toll on Sleep, Physical Activity, Mood
ACA Marketplaces Expand Coverage for Chronically Ill
Online Doc Reviews Don't Reflect Patient Satisfaction Surveys
Metabolic Abnormalities Seen in Testicular Cancer Survivors
Variations Identified in Free-Text Directions in E-Prescriptions
Non-Invasive Test Can Detect Urothelial Cancer
Dining Out Linked to Phthalates Exposure in U.S. Population
Novel Interstitium Has Been Identified in Human Tissues
Low-Dose Abiraterone Acetate Noninferior for Prostate Cancer
EHR Usability Contributes to Possible Patient Harm Events
Inactivity, Prolonged Sitting Tied to Urinary Tract Infections in Men
Ethical Duties ID'd for Short-Term Global Health Experiences
Lean Approach May Help Tackle Burnout in Health Care Providers
Increase in Patient Load Linked to Poorer Urologist Ratings
Unique Risks Associated With Texting Medical Orders
Blueprint Being Developed to Address Physician Burnout
Personal Health Info Found in Recycling at Five Hospitals
Nurse-Supported Post-Stroke Voiding Program Appears Helpful
Prior Authorization Negatively Impacts Clinical Outcomes
MRI-Targeted Biopsy Noninferior for Prostate Cancer Detection
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