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Physician Assistant Conferences &
Educational Opportunities

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

Oct. 21 - 24

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

Skin, Bones, Hearts & Private Parts

Nov. 12 - 15

Skin, Bones, Hearts & Private Parts 2019 Las Vegas CME/CE Conference

Skin, Bones, Hearts & Private Parts

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New Test Diagnoses Lyme Disease Within 15 Minutes

Some 300,000 people in the U.S. are diagnosed with Lyme disease every year. Caused by Borrelia burgdorferi and transmitted by the bite of infected Ixodes ticks, the disease if...
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While There’s No Cure For Osteoarthritis, Its Symptoms Can Be Managed

Osteoarthritis can’t be ignored. On a grand scale, it is the most common form of arthritis (which actually isn’t a specific disease but rather a general term for inflammation...
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Vaccine Against RSV Could Be In Sight, Researchers Say

A vaccine for the common and sometimes deadly RSV (respiratory syncytial virus) has been elusive, but scientists say a new discovery puts them much closer to success. A new s...
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Pharmacists Provide Patient Value In Team-Based Care

With inhaler in hand, Dr. Cheng Yuet went over every detail to make sure the patient understood how the drug would control their COPD symptoms. "Use it every day, whether you...
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Opinion: Son's 'Coming Out' Inspires Doctor To Focus On LGBTQ Care

Six years ago, the wheels of change started spinning in my home when my ninth grader said he identified as transgender. As his father, the most important thing for me to do wa...
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The Threat Of Multidrug Resistance: One Step Toward Unraveling The Rise Of Superbacteria

Multidrug-resistant bacteria limit the effectiveness of antibiotics, and to stop these "superbacteria," we need to understand how their resistance works. Thanks to the concert...
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Psychedelic Drug To Be Tested For Treatment-Resistant Depression In Houston

Psilocybin, a psychedelic drug believed to help rewire the brain, is now being studied to relieve treatment-resistant depression at The University of Texas Health Science Cent...
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Researchers To Study Medical Cannabis And Chronic Pain

A team of researchers at the University of Georgia will study how legalized medical cannabis affects people living with chronic pain. To date, 34 states and the District of C...
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3D Mammograms: Are They Worth It?

If it's October, it's Breast Cancer Awareness Month, when pink ribbons sprout up on everything from suit lapels to yogurt containers, reminding women to turn their attention t...
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Managing Your Child's Asthma In The Fall: What Parents Should Know

Allergies and other environmental factors can make asthma harder to manage when the season changes to fall. It's especially challenging for kids, in part because they have sm...
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How Effective Is Body Cooling In Patients That Experience Cardiac Arrest?

While body temperature cooling is not a new treatment tactic for patients who experience cardiac arrest, a new clinical trial hopes to better understand the optimal amount of ...
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Will New CDC Measures Work To Control Nursing Home Infections?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that more than two million people are infected with antibiotic-resistant organisms, resulting in approximately 23,000 ...
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World MRSA Day - The Ongoing Global MRSA Epidemic

"MRSA must immediately become a top political priority- people are dying and suffering needlessly," states Jeanine Thomas, founder of World MRSA Day and MRSA Survivors Network...
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Physical Activity And Good Fitness Improve Cardiac Regulation In Children

A recent Finnish study showed that more physically active and fit children have better cardiac regulation than less active and fit children. The study also showed that cardiac...
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Substantial Variation In Uptake Of New Prescribing Guidance By GPs

Substantial variation exists between general practices in uptake of new prescribing guidance, with important implications for patient care and health expenditure, finds the la...
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Cheap, Quick Test Identifies Pneumonia Patients At Risk Of Respiratory Failure Or Sepsis

Madrid, Spain: Spanish researchers in Valencia have identified specific fragments of genetic material that play a role in the development of respiratory failure and sepsis in ...
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One Third Of Patients With Severe Asthma Are Taking Harmful Doses Of Oral Steroids

Madrid, Spain: A third of patients with severe asthma are taking harmful doses of oral steroids, according to a study of several thousand people in The Netherlands, presented ...
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Five Facts Your OB-GYN Wants You To Know About IUDs

Intrauterine devices, or IUDs, are a great birth control option, but many women choose other forms of birth control because they have reservations about IUDs. A Houston Method...
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Knock, Knock: In-Home Visits Maybe Key To Reversing Childhood Obesity

Behavioral medicine experts from the Rush University Prevention Center at Rush University Medical Center are going straight to patients’ homes to see if they can find solution...
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The Blue In The Pink: Busting Myths About Male Breast Cancer

As Breast Cancer Awareness Month kicks off this October, a UNLV public health professor is reminding people that men are also at risk. Statistics show that about 1 in 8 U.S. ...
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Virtual Medical Visits Get Wary Welcome From Older Adults, Poll Finds

The technology is there. The funding is nearly there. The health providers are getting there. But a new national poll suggests that people over 50 aren’t quite ready to fully...
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Best Medications To Reduce Drooling For Those With Developmental Disability

A new study has revealed the most effective medications to reduce drooling in young people with a developmental disability, which can affect their socialisation, relationships...
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New Blood Test Capable Of Detecting Multiple Types Of Cancer

A new blood test in development has shown ability to screen for numerous types of cancer with a high degree of accuracy, a trial of the test shows. Dana-Farber Cancer Institut...
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UW–Madison, Local Startup Testing A One-Two Punch Against Hard-To-Heal Wounds

Millions of people with severe burns or diabetic skin ulcers could benefit from an experimental enhancement to a next-generation covering that is already healing difficult wou...
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First Large-Scale Study Of Universal Screening For Autism Raises Critical Questions About Accuracy, Equity

In the first large, real-world study of universal screening for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in toddlers, researchers at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) have foun...
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