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February 16, 2018

Who Requires Medication under New ACC/AHA Hypertension Guidelines?

By Annette M. Boyle, MDalert.com Contributor
New guidelines dramatically increase the number of patients with hypertension. Do they all need medication?
Who Requires Medication under New ACC/AHA Hypertension Guidelines?
February 16, 2018

Combination Therapy Delivers Long-Term Remission for CLL Patients

By Annette M. Boyle, MDalert.com Contributor
Who benefits most from this current CLL chemoimmunotherapy combo therapy?
Combination Therapy Delivers Long-Term Remission for CLL Patients
January 24, 2018

Patients Most Likely to Die of Cardiac Arrest During Weeknights & Weekends, Study Finds

By Mia Garchitorena

A new study finds that patients who go into in-hospital cardiac arrest (IHCA) during the weekend have a lower chance of survival compared to those who are admitted to the hospital during a weekday.

Patients Most Likely to Die of Cardiac Arrest During Weeknights & Weekends, Study Finds
January 23, 2018

Breast Implants Linked to Increased Risk of Developing Breast ALCL

By Mia Garchitorena

A new study found that breast implants are linked to an increased risk of this rare type of cancer.

Breast Implants Linked to Increased Risk of Developing Breast ALCL
January 18, 2018

Night Shifts Found to Increase Risk for Multiple Cancers in Female Nurses

By Mia Garchitorena
A new international study found that night shift work significantly increases the risk of developing common cancers in women.
Night Shifts Found to Increase Risk for Multiple Cancers in Female Nurses
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CMS-mandated hemodynamic interventions for sepsis based on lowest level of evidence

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Major depressive disorder highly prevalent, often untreated in U.S.

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U.S. budget deal grants $1.5 billion for drug-affected babies, families

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Young men’s drinking tied to later liver disease risk

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