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McCain's 'No' Vote Threatens Graham-Cassidy Bill Like many medical societies and other healthcare groups, the senator said he couldn't support the bill without seeing a CBO report on how it would affect healthcare coverage and
Pharma's Influence on Diabetes Prescribing: Good or Bad? A recent study of pharmaceutical marketing in Washington, DC, concluded that this spending was correlated with prescribing of newer agents to treat diabetes. But is that
Antibiotics for Viral Conjunctivitis: It&#39;s Still Happening According to a new study, prescription of antibiotics for viral conjunctivitis continues to be a widespread practice. 'Sobering' and 'discouraging,' says an optometrist. <br /> <i
2017-2018 Influenza Vaccination Recommendations The latest CDC influenza vaccination recommendations outline which vaccine products should--and which should not--be used to protect against flu this season. <br /> <i>CDC Expert
Is a Low-FODMAP Diet the Next Big Thing? Dr William Balistreri surveys the latest data on this dietary invention's efficacy in irritable bowel syndrome. <br /> <i>Medscape Gastroenterology</i
FDA Approves Trelegy Ellipta for COPD The FDA has approved once-daily, single inhaler triple therapy fluticasone furoate/umeclidinium/vilanterol (Trelegy Ellipta, GlaxoSmithKline) for patients with COPD. <br /> <i>FDA
FDA Clears Liquid Extended-Release Amphetamine for ADHD Adzenys ER, a liquid extended-release amphetamine product, is another treatment option for patients aged 6 years and older with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). <
Going Broke: Financial Concerns of Palliative Care Patients Financial concerns can negatively influence a patient's response to treatment and care. <br /> <i>Medscape Nurses</i
Flu Vaccine Saves Kids&#39; Lives: What to Tell Reluctant Parents Clinicians can use this information to help parents make the decision to have their children vaccinated against influenza. <br /> <i>CDC Expert Commentary</i
Let&#39;s Beat Big Tobacco We need to offer practical alternatives to smoking cigarettes, says Dr Lundberg, and now we can. <br /> <i>Medscape Internal Medicine</i
Lipid-Lowering, CV Effects of Anacetrapib REVEALed <br /> <i>theheart.org on Medscape</i