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New guidelines in the Annals of Internal Medicine report that the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) no longer recommends routine ECG's as screening for coronary heart disease (CHD). After weighing the pros (detection of CHD and better patient outcomes) and cons (unnecessary testing, costs, and...
"The Association of American Medical Colleges estimates that in 2015 the country will have 62,900 fewer doctors than needed. And that number will more than double by 2025, as the expansion of insurance coverage and the aging of baby boomers drive up demand for care...Health experts, including many who...
With depression affecting 121 million adults worldwide, there is a growing interest to find alternative treatments to antidepressants or psychological therapy. According to a meta-analysis published in the Cochrane Collection, researchers reviewed 30 trials to determine whether exercise provided any...