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Dec. 8 - 12

ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting

American Society of Health-System Pharmacists

June 23, 2020 - 28, 2020

2020 AANP National Conference

American Association of Nurse Practitioners

Sept. 9, 2020 - 11, 2020

ANNUAL MEETING

American Society for Clinical Pathology

Nov. 27, 2020 - Dec. 4, 2020

RSNA Annual Meeting

Radiological Society of North America

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The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) and The American Society of Hematology (ASH) Team Up to Connect Blood Cancer Patients to Clinical Trials that Can Lead to New and Better Treatments

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) and the American Society of Hematology (ASH) announced a collaboration to expand access to LLS's unique free service providing clinical t...
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The Ad Council's 66th Annual Public Service Award Dinner Celebrates the Power of Purpose

The Ad Council, America's leading organization dedicated to using communications to drive social change, held its Annual Public Service Award Dinner. Emmy-nominated actress, a...
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American Nurses Association Releases 13 Updated Policies on Prevention and Care For HIV and Related Conditions

The American Nurses Association (ANA) releases 13 updated policy statements on the prevention and care for HIV and related conditions. The updated statements will serve as a g...
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Building A Better Flu Shot

Each year millions of Americans become sick with the flu, hundreds of thousands are hospitalized and tens of thousands die. Getting the flu shot can reduce the chances of infe...
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Gut Microbes Alter Characteristics Of Norovirus Infection

The highly contagious norovirus causes diarrhea and vomiting and is notorious for spreading rapidly through densely populated spaces, such as cruise ships, nursing homes, scho...
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Cannabis Reduces Headache And Migraine Pain By Nearly Half

Inhaled cannabis reduces self-reported headache severity by 47.3% and migraine severity by 49.6%, according to a recent study led by Carrie Cuttler, a Washington State Univers...
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Potent Antimicrobial Found That Shows Promise In Fighting Staph Infections

Research led by scientists from McMaster University has yielded a potent antimicrobial that works against the toughest infectious disease strains. The find could be the beginn...
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New Flu Drug Drives Drug Resistance In Influenza Viruses

On January 31, 2019, an 11-year old boy in Japan went to a medical clinic with a fever. The providers there diagnosed him with influenza, a strain called H3N2, and sent him ho...
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Shaking Head To Get Rid Of Water In Ears Could Cause Brain Damage

Trapped water in the ear canal can cause infection and even damage, but it turns out that one of the most common methods people use to get rid of water in their ears can also ...
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This Thanksgiving, Talk Turkey About Family Health History

By Dani Kupperman, Genetic Counselor at Danbury Hospital, Jessica Lipschutz, Genetic Counselor at Norwalk Hospital, and Susan Ingram, Genetic Counselor at Norwalk Hospital Su...
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Wound Healing In Mucous Tissues Could Ward Off AIDS

Wound healing events in mucous tissues during early infection by Simian Immunodeficiency Virus, or SIV, guard some primate species against developing AIDS, a recent study has...
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COPD Death Rates Are Falling In Many Countries But The Total Number Of Deaths Is Increasing

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) death rates fell in most countries between 1995 and 2017, but the total number of COPD deaths increased in many countries over the...
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'Epidermal VR' Dives Technology A Human Touch

Imagine holding hands with a loved one on the other side of the world. Or feeling a pat on the back from a teammate in the online game "Fortnite." Northwestern University res...
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Genteel: For Those With Diabetes, Painful Blood Sugar Checks Are A Thing Of The Past

In observance of National Diabetes Month, Genteel LLC is excited to announce that its patented, painless vacuum lancing device is now more accessible to people living with dia...
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The Medical Minute: Cramps In The Legs Could Indicate Peripheral Artery Disease

Peripheral artery disease develops silently, narrowing blood vessels for decades until the supply of nutrients and oxygen falls low enough to cause cramps and leg pain. Initi...
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Study Shows Flu Vaccine Safe For Those With Autoimmune Neuromuscular Disorders

A recent study published in Muscle & Nerve appears to show that the influenza vaccination is safe to use for those with autoimmune neuromuscular disorders. The study, titled ...
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Severe Pregnancy-Related Depression May Be Rooted In Inflammation

A runaway, inflammatory immune response may be responsible for triggering severe depression during and after pregnancy, according to a new study published in the journal Brain...
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Virtual And Mixed Reality Inferior To Traditional Learning In Anatomy Education

A study from McMaster University has shown that traditional ways of learning anatomy remain superior to those that rely on digital media. The research suggests that virtual ...
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Researchers Identify New Gene Mutation In Familial Thyroid Cancers

Researchers from Penn State College of Medicine identified a new gene mutation that may cause a type of familial thyroid cancer. Dr. Darrin Bann, an otolaryngology resident at...
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Breast Cancer Recurrence Score Has Different Implications For Men

The TAILORx study published last year offered good news for women with early-stage ER-positive breast cancer who scored at intermediate risk for recurrence according to a gene...
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Anal Cancer Rates And Mortality Have Risen Dramatically Among Americans

Rates of new anal cancer diagnoses and deaths related to human papillomavirus (HPV), the most common sexually transmitted infection, have increased dramatically over the last ...
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People With Type 1 Diabetes Still Struggle With Blood Sugar Control Despite Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM)

Some continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) alarm features and settings may achieve better blood sugar control for people with type 1 diabetes, according to a study published in ...
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Be Aware Of Potential Complications Following Tongue-Tie Surgery In Babies

Complications following a procedure to treat tongue-tie in babies are occurring that can result in admission to hospital, something a University of Otago paediatrician says ne...
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Think Twice About Vaping

Since vaping and e-cigarettes have become more popular over the last several years, many patients—particularly during conversations about quitting smoking—have asked me, “Is v...
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The End Of Antibiotics?

Antibiotics are facing an existential crisis less than a century after their introduction. The bacteria-fighting drugs are becoming less effective as a result of their overuse...
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