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Nov 30, 2018

  1. U.S. life expectancy down; drug overdose, suicide up sharply
  2. Less-distressed patients are driving an increase in outpatient services.
  3. ASH releases new VTE guidelines.
  4. Commentary: NIH director expresses concern over CRISPR-cas9 baby claim.

Nov 1, 2018

The MDedge Psychcast is new with Dr. John Rozel and a conversation on gun violence. (

  1. TENS cuts fibromyalgia pain in large, randomized controlled trial. 
  2. Brisk walking may decrease total knee replacement risk in osteoarthritis. 
  3. Smoking neglected in patients with peripheral arterial disease.
  4. The American College of...

Oct 16, 2018

  1. MedPAC eyes 'incident to' billing. 
  2. Stepdown to oral ciprofloxacin looks safe in gram-negative bloodstream infections.
  3. Nasal cannula device may be an option for severe COPD.
  4. Brexanolone injection quickly improves postpartum depression.

Oct 15, 2018

Postcall Podcast:

  1. Suicide risk doubles in COPD patients who are taking benzodiazepines.
  2. Feds say ACA's silver plan premiums will drop in 2019.
  3. Bias in the clinical setting can impact patient care.
  4. Managing asthma in...

Oct 12, 2018

Postcall Podcast:

  1. GARFIELD-AF registry: DOACs cut mortality 19%

  2. Obesity paradox extends to PE patients

  3. Adjuvanted flu vaccine reduces hospitalizations in oldest old

  4. Third trimester Tdap vaccination raises antibodies in...