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We Are Family (Medicine): In-Person and Virtual

AAPA

March 16 - 18

2022 LAPA Annual CME Conference

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March 24 - 27

5th Annual Symposium Early Disease Detection & Disease Prevention in Family Practice

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Psychological Distress May Lead To More Care And High Medical Costs For Adolescent And Young Adult Cancer Survivors

New research indicates that psychological distress from cancer and its treatment can cause many adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancer survivors to seek additional care and b...
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NIH Scientists Urge Pursuit Of Universal Coronavirus Vaccine

A growing body of scientific evidence, considered together with ecological reality, strongly suggest that novel coronaviruses will continue to infect bats and other animal res...
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Latest ADA Annual Standards of Care Includes Changes to Diabetes Screening, First-Line Therapy, Pregnancy, and Technology

The American Diabetes Association® (ADA) released its much-anticipated annual Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes (Standards of Care). Based upon the latest scientific diabe...
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Custom Finger Clip Offers A New Way To Measure Blood Pressure, Other Vitals

Monitoring a person’s blood pressure on a regular basis can help health care professionals with early detection of various health problems such as high blood pressure, which h...
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Robots Help Nurses Get the Job Done – With Smiles and Beeps

You can't miss Cedars-Sinai's newest helpers: identical twin robots named Moxi. They zip through the hospital's hallways and corridors, assisting nurses by performing simple...
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The Influencer Impact: A Parent’s Guide to Influencers

Over the past decade, social media personalities have taken the world by storm, influencing the products our children are interested in, how they behave, what they want to be ...
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The American Academy of Audiology Cautions Parents on Toy Selection this Holiday Season as the Sight & Hearing Association Releases
its Annual Noisy Toys List

“Many parents don’t realize the permanent damage a simple toy can inflict on a child’s hearing,” said Sarah Sydlowski, Au.D., Ph.D., MBA, president of the American Academy of ...
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Lung Autopsies of COVID-19 Patients Reveal Treatment Clues

Lung autopsy and plasma samples from people who died of COVID-19 have provided a clearer picture of how the SARS-CoV-2 virus spreads and damages lung tissue. Scientists at the...
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Long Term Care Industry Urges Americans to Get Vaccinated and Boosted to Protect Seniors Against Omicron During Holiday Season

With the holiday season well underway and the new Omicron variant emerging across the United States, it is critical that members of public do their part to minimize the spread...
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Connection Vs. Comparison - 10 Action Items For Parents In Navigating The Challenges Of Social Media Use

Following the Wall Street Journal’s recent report, which revealed that Facebook’s own research indicates that Instagram can be harmful for teenage girls, parents may be left f...
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ASHA Offers Suggestions for Low-Tech Gifts That Reap Big Rewards by Age Group

A Great Option for a Holiday Shopping Season With a Microchip Shortage: Low-Tech Toys That Can Boost Children’s Language and Learning With gaming systems, “smart” toys, and o...
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How Has The COVID-19 Pandemic Impacted The Diagnosis Of New Cancers?

Restrictions in access to care during the COVID-19 pandemic caused disruptions in the treatment of cancer and other conditions. A new study now indicates that the pandemic als...
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Together by St. Jude Teaches Children about the COVID-19 Vaccines in New Coloring Book

Experts at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital have created a coloring book to help children learn about vaccines and how they work to prevent COVID-19. The coloring book co...
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How to Care for Your Baby's Delicate Skin, Hair and Nails

Bringing home a new baby is a time of joy and excitement. However, caring for them can be overwhelming — even for experienced parents. Fortunately, dermatologists from the Ame...
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World Health Organization Update on Omicron

On 26 November 2021, WHO designated the variant B.1.1.529 a variant of concern, named Omicron, on the advice of WHO’s Technical Advisory Group on Virus Evolution (TAG-VE). Th...
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Home for the Holidays: How to Help Loved Ones With Hearing Loss at Thanksgiving and Other Holiday Gatherings

As many extended families prepare to gather for their first Thanksgiving dinner since the pandemic began, experts at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) ar...
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Operation Successfully Performed Using New High-Tech Robot

One of the world's first operations performed by a new robotic technology has taken place at MedUni Vienna and Vienna General Hospital's Department of Ear, Nose and Throat Dis...
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Annual Report To The Nation Part 2: Patient Economic Burden Of Cancer Care More Than $21 Billion In The United States In 2019

Part two of the latest Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer finds that cancer patients in the United States shoulder a large amount of cancer care costs. In 2...
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Annual Report To The Nation: Rapid Decrease In Lung Cancer And Melanoma Deaths Lead Overall Continued Decline In Cancer Death Rate

Overall cancer death rates continue to decline in men and women for all racial and ethnic groups in the United States, according to the latest Annual Report to the Nation on t...
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Critical Care Nurses Develop Toolkit For COVID-19 Conversations

Conversations about COVID-19 vaccines will likely be a centerpiece this holiday season, bringing potential tension to long-awaited time with loved ones as the pandemic continu...
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Rice University Lab Details Conditions to Decontaminate Disposable Masks

Here’s the recipe to decontaminate a disposable facemask: Heat it at 160 degrees Fahrenheit in an oven for five minutes. You can use your own oven. The science now bears that...
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Higher Fasting ‘Hunger Hormone’ Levels From Healthy Diet May Improve Heart Health And Metabolism

Fasting levels of the “hunger hormone” ghrelin rebound after weight loss and can help reduce belly fat and improve the body’s sensitivity to insulin, according to a study publ...
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Ohio State Breath Test Can Identify Covid-19 In Critically Ill Patients

Instead of an invasive nasal swab, researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center are exploring the use of a unique breath test for the rapid screening of pati...
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Over 4 Million Deaths Per Year Caused By Obesity - Safe, Non-Invasive Obesity Treatments Could Help End Epidemic

Novel obesity treatments such as modulation of the gut microbiome and gene therapy are underutilized and could help fight the obesity epidemic, according to a new manuscript p...
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New Survey: Most Americans Don’t Know About Lifesaving Lung Cancer Screening

Survey data released today show that only 36% of people know that lung cancer screening is available and 29% know that lung cancer is the leading cancer killer of women and me...
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