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Study Recommends Simultaneous Testing for HIV, STIs
When testing patients for HIV, healthcare professionals should also test for sexually transmitted infections.
Lack of Data Plagues Physician Re-entry Into Practice
There are significant barriers for physicians wishing to re-enter practice following a temporary leave and there are not many available resources to aid in the transition, according to the American Medical Association.
Global Prevalence of Obesity Increased From 1980 to 2013
The global prevalence of obesity is increasing in adults, as well as in children and adolescents, according to a study published online May 29 in The Lancet.
Doctors Must Consider Legal Issues Relating to Text Messaging
The legal issues surrounding text messaging by physicians need to be considered, according to an article published May 23 in Medical Economics.
Higher-Than-Expected Medicaid Enrollment Concerns States
Unexpectedly high numbers of Americans who were previously eligible for Medicaid but were not enrolled are now signing up, and states are facing unanticipated costs for that coverage.
Most Wikipedia Health Articles Contain Errors
Ninety percent of health articles on Wikipedia contain errors, according to a new study published in the May issue of the Journal of the American Osteopathic Association.
Plan to Sell Cialis Over the Counter Announced
The maker of the erectile dysfunction drug Cialis on Wednesday announced plans to seek approval to sell the medication over the counter once its patents expire.
Incidence of Some Cancers Associated With Income
The risk for certain types of cancer seems to be linked to poverty or wealth, according to research published online May 27 in Cancer.
Informed Consent Plays Major Role in Prostatectomy Lawsuits
Claims of not receiving proper informed consent and clinical performance are the main issues that arise in radical prostatectomy malpractice litigation, according to a study published in the June issue of The Journal of Urology.
Study Finds Testosterone Therapy May Have Cardioprotective Benefits
Research presented at the 2014 annual meeting of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists indicates that testosterone replacement therapy may reduce the risk of cardiovascular events, contradicting two widely reported studies.
The 35th Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Congress
The Society of Gynecologic Oncologists 41st Annual Meeting on Women's Cancer
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