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In the world of medical technologies, wearable tech is becoming increasingly relevant to healthcare providers across the globe. Wearables are revolutionizing the relationship between physician and...
In this CME program, experts discuss the pathophysiology of hyperglycemia, its role in macro and microvascular diseases, and the role of incretin pathways in type 2 diabetes mellitus. Examine approaches to managing the obese patient with T2DM, along with...
According to CBS News, smoking hookah may be just as dangerous as smoking other forms of tobacco. A new study published in Cancer, Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention has found that the smoke from hookah contains benzene, a chemical that has been...
According to CNN Health, a bad marriage could pose a threat to your heart, both figuratively and literally. A study published in the Journal of Health and Social Behavior looked at over 1,000 married men and women over a five-year period, finding that...
While men may be happier when given more responsibility and authority at work, the same may not be true for women, CBS News reports. According to a study published in the Journal of Health and Social Behavior, women whose job includes responsibility for...
According to The New York Times, House Republicans filed a lawsuit against the Obama administration in light of actions on the health care law. Speaker John A. Boehner said that the president “has chosen to ignore the will of the American people...
Binge eating disorder (BED) is defined by eating large amounts and feeling a loss of self-control when eating. The most common eating disorder, binge eating affects roughly 3 percent of the United States. Objectives of this program include describing the...
According to CBS News, the Food and Drug Administration has approved the first hydrocone designed to resist abuse. Purdue Pharma’s Hysingla ER is a once-daily tablet that is resistant to various abuse forms such as snorting, injecting, or...
According to the National Association of State Budget Officers (NASBO), U.S. states are receiving and spending more money on Medicaid. Reuters reports that Medicaid spending rose to $41.8 billion in the 2014 fiscal year, accounting for 24.2 percent of...
According to CBS News, more women are getting mastectomies that may not be necessary. A study published in JAMA Surgery found that the percentage of breast cancer patients who were eligible for lumpectomy but chose mastectomy rose from 34 percent in...