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Physician Assistant Conferences &
Educational Opportunities




Sept. 10 - 13

Skin, Bones, Hearts & Private Parts 2019 Pensacola Beach CME/CE Conference

Skin, Bones, Hearts & Private Parts

Sept. 17 - 20

29th annual Certification/Recertification Board Review Conference

Emory University School of Medicine Physician Assistant Program

Oct. 8 - 11

Skin, Bones, Hearts & Private Parts 2019 San Antonio CME/CE Conference

Skin, Bones, Hearts & Private Parts

Oct. 17 - 20

AASPA 19th CME Meeting & Surgical Update

American Association of Surgical Physician Assistants

Oct. 20 - 27

Skin, Bones, Hearts & Private Parts 2019 Caribbean Cruise CME/CE Conference

Skin, Bones, Hearts & Private Parts

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Latest Physician Assistant News


Canadian Researchers Find ‘Silent’ Strokes Common After Surgery, Linked To Cognitive Decline

Canadian researchers have discovered that covert – or ‘silent’ - strokes are common in seniors after they have elective, non-cardiac surgery and double their risk of cognitive...
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Northwell Offers Hospitalized Patients Help In Dealing With Opioid, Substance-Use Issues

Northwell Health today announced the implementation of its substance-use screening protocol for patients who are admitted to its hospitals, broadening its ability to support m...
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WINDGO Granted IoT Wearable Products Patent

WINDGO, Inc., a research and development company specializing in smart material and vibrational transfer technologies, announced today that they have been granted US Patent No...
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Moderate To Heavy Drinking During Pregnancy Alters Genes In Newborns, Mothers

Mothers who drink moderate to high levels of alcohol during pregnancy may be changing their babies’ DNA, according to a Rutgers-led study. “Our findings may make it easier to...
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Surgeons Report Success In Reducing Opioid Prescribing Without Increasing Patients’ Pain

Having a hernia repaired, or an appendix or gallbladder removed, hurts. And for the past two decades, patients having these common operations in the U.S. have gone home from t...
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The Medical Minute: Keep Your Bones Strong At Every Age

Falling may be painful, especially if the landing is less than graceful. Even a few steps out the front door can carry with them the risk of falling. “Don’t wait until you fa...
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Abnormal Blood Pressure In Middle And Late Life Influences Dementia Risk

In a study that spanned two and a half decades and looked at data from more than 4,700 participants, Johns Hopkins researchers have added to evidence that abnormal blood press...
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Up To Half Of Patients Withhold Life-Threatening Issues From Doctors

Facing the threat of domestic violence, being a survivor of sexual assault, struggling with depression or thoughts of suicide are four topics that are difficult to broach with...
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Le Bonheur Children's Hospital Successfully Creates Airway and Voice Box for Child

Le Bonheur Children's Hospital reconstructed an airway and voice box in the world's first successful surgery of its kind for 2-year-old Cooper Kilburn from Adamsville, Tenn. ...
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Advancing Telemonitoring Technology In Texas

Many Texans, particularly the poor and elderly, live in areas that are far from medical care. Telemonitoring, the use of technology to monitor a patient’s health status remote...
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Adults Who Mix Cannabis With Opioids For Pain Report Higher Anxiety, Depression

A researcher from the University of Houston has found that adults who take prescription opioids for severe pain are more likely to have increased anxiety, depression and subst...
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Trigger Warning: One To Two Servings Of Caffeinated Beverages Not Associated With Higher Risk Of Migraine Headaches But Three Or More May Trigger Migraines

Afflicting more than one billion adults worldwide, migraine is the third most prevalent illness in the world. In addition to severe headache, symptoms of migraine can include ...
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Women And Elderly At Higher Risk Of Dangerous Drug Interactions

A new study led by researchers at Indiana University has found that women and older adults who use multiple prescription drugs are significantly more likely to be prescribed p...
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Care By Physicians & Non-Physician Clinicians Does Not Differ In Community Health Centers

A new study examining patient health outcomes in community health centers found that nurse practitioners and physician assistants delivered care that was equivalent to care de...
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Multiple Genes Affect Risk Of Asthma, Hay Fever And Eczema

In a new study from SciLifeLab at Uppsala University, researchers have found a total of 141 regions (genes) in our genetic material that largely explain the genetic risk under...
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TTI Heat Map Shows Relationship Between Traffic-Related Air Pollution And Childhood Asthma

A team of air quality and health researchers led by the Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) have created a first-of-its-kind, county-by-county interactive heat map and ci...
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6 In 10 Children Receive Opioids After Tonsillectomy, But Opioids May Not Protect Against Complications

Sixty percent of privately insured children undergoing tonsil removal received opioids –with average prescriptions lasting about six to 10 days – a new study finds. And while...
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COMPASS Study Website Shares Post-Stroke Care Insight, Resources With Patients, Caregivers And Health Care Providers

You’ve lost count of the sleepless nights spent in a hospital, but now your loved one is finally ready to go home following a stroke. Are you prepared to care for them? If yo...
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Return To Play After A Concussion Is 19 Days

With NFL training camps under way for the 2019 season, a Henry Ford Hospital study on concussions found that the time players are sidelined has nearly doubled in the past 20 y...
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Internet Can Be Valuable Tool For People With Undiagnosed Rare Disorders

The internet can serve as a pathway to diagnosis and care for people who suspect they have a rare condition that has not been identified by their physicians, according to a st...
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The Medical Minute: AFib Common And Incurable, But Controllable

One of the most common problems cardiologists handle is atrial fibrillation, also called AFib or AF. AFib is an abnormal or irregular heartbeat that can lead to blood clots, s...
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Lung Lining Fluid Key To Elderly Susceptibility To Tuberculosis Disease

Old lungs are not as capable as young lungs of fighting off an infection of the bacteria that causes tuberculosis (TB), placing seniors at a greater risk of developing TB. The...
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Leaves Are Falling. Autumn Is Calling. So Are Fall Allergies

You may think you can’t tell the difference between the symptoms caused by spring, summer and fall allergies. They all usually involve sneezing, sniffling, itchy eyes and a ru...
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Racial And Ethnic Disparities Found In Palliative Care Use Among Hospitalized Patients With End-Stage Kidney Disease

Striking racial and ethnic disparities exist in the use of palliative care by hospitalized patients with end-stage kidney disease (ESKD) on dialysis, researchers at the Icahn...
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Study Finds Transport By Mobile Stroke Units Get Patients Quicker Treatment Than Traditional Ambulance

Every second counts for stroke patients, as studies show they can lose up to 27 million brain cells per minute. Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at...
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