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A telephone-based intervention improves mental health-related quality of life in cardiac patients with depression and/or anxiety disorders, according to research published online April 14 in JAMA Internal Medicine.
The patient-clinician relationship has a small but significant effect on health care outcomes, according to a study published online April 9 in PLOS ONE.
Apathy symptoms in older people without dementia are associated with lower brain volumes, according to a study published online April 16 in Neurology.
The key issues for future physicians are discussed in an article published by the American Medical Association.
Work-home interference -- whether work-home conflict, when work interferes with home life, or home-work conflict, when private life interferes with work roles -- appears to contribute significantly to the risk for burnout, according to research published in the April issue of the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.
Well-informed patients might make better choices about what prescriptions they take, according to the evaluation of an educational intervention aimed at encouraging seniors to discontinue sleeping pill use published online April 14 in JAMA Internal Medicine.
Medicaid-insured youth, particularly those in foster care and those diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, have considerable exposure to atypical antipsychotics, according to a study published in the April issue of the Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology.
Physicians who use Windows XP in their practices may be affected by Microsoft's recent discontinuation of support for the program, according to an article published April 8 in Medical Economics.
By Jacquelyn Gray
Home videos could assist in diagnosing autism, according to a study published online April 16 in PLOS ONE.
Many Americans are paying less for prescription drugs, but some are having to deal with sharp rises in the cost of specialty medicines for rare or serious diseases, according to a new report.
Physician's Money Digest
Nearly half of all physicians are age 50 or older, and many would retire today if they had the means. The importance of advance planning when it comes to an exit or retirement strategy cannot be overstated.
Reverse mortgages have been advertised more and more during the recent run-up in home prices, but not every senior is a good candidate for one.
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