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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
One in Five Back Pain Patients Experience Persistent Pain
Persistent Opioid Use High in Head, Neck Cancer Patients
Prices Still Explain High U.S. Health Care Spending
Private Equity Acquisition of Physician Practices Discussed
Many Medical Cannabis Users Drive While Under the Influence
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
ACA Coverage Gains Could Erode Without Individual Mandate
Rx Opioids Up Pneumonia Risk in Patients With, Without HIV
Meta-Analysis: Botulinum A Tops Placebo for Chronic Migraine
Gabapentin Improves Sexual Function in Provoked Vulvodynia
Effect Sizes Uncertain for Meds Versus Placebo in Knee OA
Low-Priced Generic Drugs Most Likely to Have Shortages
Targeted Muscle Reinnervation Can Reduce Phantom Limb Pain
Opioid Prescribing Patterns Vary for Pediatric Patients
Initiative Can Cut Gender Gap in Medical School Faculty Salaries
Massage Offers Short-Term Relief of Knee Pain in Arthritis Patients
Most Nurses Unsatisfied With Hospitals' End-of-Life Care
Growth in Use of Telemedicine Seen From 2005 to 2017
Affordable Care Act Sign-Ups Higher Than Expected
FDA Advisory Panels: Prescribe Naloxone With Opioid Painkillers
Opioids Offer Small Improvement in Pain, Physical Function
Exclusion of Doctors From Public Health Insurance Up 2007 to 2017
Palliative Care in MS Inpatients Rises From 2005 to 2014
Early PT Linked to Less Opioid Use in Musculoskeletal Pain
Guidelines Developed for Opioid Use in Vaginal Birth
Persistent Discrimination ID'd Among Physician Mothers
Medication Errors Resulting in Death Most Common in Elderly
Patient-Reported Outcome Measures May Aid Communication
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
Smoking Linked to Cognitive Dysfunction in Fibromyalgia
Most Insured Patients Not Using Online Portals
Ultrarestrictive Opioid Rx Protocol Cuts Postoperative Opioid Use
Opioids Overprescribed After Arthroscopic Meniscectomy
New Guidance Addresses Early Dx of Dysmenorrhea in Adolescents
Functional Nasal Surgery Can Improve Headache Symptoms
Few Physicians Work in Practices That Use Telemedicine
Many Patients Withhold Information From Clinicians
HHS Issues Draft Strategy for Reducing Health IT Burden
Joint Mobilization Plus Exercise Beneficial for Knee Osteoarthritis
Persistent Back Pain Linked to Earlier Mortality in Older Women
FDA to Update Medical Device Approvals Process
Pregnancy-Associated Mortality Involving Opioids Up
RSNA: Refractory Back Pain Responds to CT-Guided Pulsed RF
Four Principles Underlie Patient and Family Partnership in Care
ACA Coverage Substantial, but Did Not Impact Labor Markets
FDA Warns Two Companies About Bogus Opioid Addiction Treatment
AI-Based Smartphone App Can Help Cut Cancer Pain Severity
Pain Management Telementoring May Cut Opioid Prescribing
Opioid Misuse Varies With Sexual Orientation
Treatments Appear No Better Than Placebo for Tennis Elbow
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
CDC: Increases in Yoga, Meditation for Children in 2012-2017
Use of Polyetheretherketone Devices May Up Pseudarthrosis
Quantity of Opioids Prescribed Postop Linked to Consumption
Medicaid Expansion Approved in Three Republican-Leaning States
Naloxone Products Stay Effective Long After Expiration Date
New Guidelines Issued for Patellofemoral Pain Management
Sign-Up Season Begins on HealthCare.gov
U.S. Opioid Overdose Deaths Reach Record Number
FDA Approves Powerful New Opioid Despite Criticisms
Financial Conflicts of Interest Prevalent Among CPG Authors
Opioid Use Often Persists in Workers' Compensation Claimants
AMA Announces Initiative to Reinvent Physician Training
Trump Administration Announces Plan to Cut Drug Prices
Open Surgery for Early Lung CA Tied to Long-Term Opioid Use
Pace of Change Has Accelerated in Alternative Payment Models
Most Supplements Contain Prohibited Stimulants
White House Unveils New Insurance Option for Small Firms
ACS: Opiate-Free Surgery Feasible for Elective Colectomy
Postnatal Education Increases Pain Relief Use at Vaccinations
ACR: Ixekizumab Tops Placebo in Axial Spondyloarthritis
Light Use of Topical Skin Tx Before Radiotherapy Seems Safe
Sharp Drop in U.S. Life Expectancy Rankings by 2040
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