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News on Internal Medicine continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

48 min ago | MedicineNet

Quackery of Arthritis

Dr. Shiel received a Bachelor of Science degree with honors from the University of Notre Dame.

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Related Topix: University of Notre Dame, Saint Louis University, Medicine, Rheumatology, UC Irvine, Irvine, CA

4 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

Statins may lead some patients to pig out: Study

Calorie and fat intake increased among statin users during the decade - an indication that many patients might be abandoning heart-healthy lifestyles and assuming that drugs alone will do the trick, the study authors said.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cholesterol

4 hrs ago | ABC News

Statins May Lead Some Patients to Pig out: Study

Calorie and fat intake increased among statin users during the decade - an indication that many patients might be abandoning heart-healthy lifestyles and assuming that drugs alone will do the trick, the study authors said.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Wed Apr 23, 2014

MedicineNet

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Jay W. Marks, MD, is a board-certified internist and gastroenterologist. He graduated from Yale University School of Medicine and trained in internal medicine and gastroenterology at UCLA/Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Dulcolax, Bisacodyl (generic), Senna, Stimulant Laxatives (generic), Gastroenterology, Cedars Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Health

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Business Journal

Is less more in health care? What hospitals are doing to convince you that testing isn't necessary

Dr. James Jelinek, who started MedStar's radiation reduction program, which encourages radiologists to more carefully consider patient radiation exposure and referring physicians to rethink imaging.

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Related Topix: Radiology, Medicine

Business Journal

Ophthalmologists, internists top list of highest Wichita-area Medicare payments

Twenty two Wichita-area physicians and health care organizations received more the $1 million in Medicare payments in 2012, according to data recently released by the federal government.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Ophthalmology, Medicare, Wichita, KS

Fitsugar

What Your Doctor Misses Most During Your Visits

In a perfect world, you'd walk into the doctor's office with a medical question and walk out with a diagnosis, a treatment plan, and a ride home from Channing Tatum .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Magic Mike, Channing Tatum

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Saint Joseph's College names Commencement speaker, honorary degree recipients

Saint Joseph's College is proud to announce this year's Commencement speaker and honorary degree recipients for the College's May 10 graduation ceremony.

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Related Topix: Lewiston, ME, Pediatrics, Medicine, Portland, ME

Fri Apr 18, 2014

DB's Medical Rants

I still love being an internist

Many internists feel frustration over administrative burdens, a payment system that encourages you to decrease visit length , MOC, the possibility of MOL and numerous regulations.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Thu Apr 17, 2014

MedicineNet

Cortisone Injection

Catherine Burt Driver, MD, is board certified in internal medicine and rheumatology by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Rheumatology, Mission Viejo, CA, University of Notre Dame, Saint Louis University, UC Irvine

Ruidoso News

Internist joins LCMC medical complex

Dr. John Michael Benavidez, MD, has joined the hospital's medical group as an internist.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Lincoln County, NM, University of Arizona, Ruidoso, NM, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

Newswise

Marshall Chin, MD, New President-Elect of Society of General Internal Medicine

Marshall Chin , MD, MPH, the Richard Parrillo Family Professor of Healthcare Ethics in the Department of Medicine, is the new president-elect of the Society of General Internal Medicine for the 2014-2015 year.

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Related Topix: Medicine, University of Chicago, Health Insurance, Health, Health Care Policy

News 4 Jax

Sick, ill, cold, flu, allergies, blowing nose

From noon to 1 p.m. today, ask your questions about seasonal allergies and get advice from two Mayo Clinic physicians who specialize the the field.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Allergy and Immunology

Wed Apr 16, 2014

CiteULike

Wikipedia: what it is and why it matters for healthcare

Engaging with WikipediaOutside of Wikipedia's own volunteer community initiatives, the first attempt to conduct a health educational campaign by guiding the improvement of some Wikipedia articles began in 2012 when the ABIM Foundation, a non-profit organization established by the American Board of Internal Medicine, launched the Choosing Wisely ... (more)

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Related Topix: Non-Profit, Medicine

Forbes.com

It's Worse To Be A Chemist -- And Other Responses To Unhappy Physicians

Yesterday's post , trying to reconcile heartfelt physician concerns about the evolving practice of medicine with data suggesting more students than ever are pursuing medicine as a career, clearly touched a nerve, drawing a range of thoughtful responses, many from Twitter.

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Related Topix: Twitter, Healthcare Industry

Business Wire

NEJM Group Launches New Adaptive Learning Platform, First-of-its-Kind in Medicine

The product is designed specifically for Internal Medicine and Internal Medicine subspecialists.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Tue Apr 15, 2014

PR-inside.com

Knowmedge Announces Agreement to Publish Internal Medicine Board...

The partnership allows each party to connect with a broader audience while continuing their mission of enhancing and improving medical education.

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Related Topix: Medicine

PhysOrg Weblog

Internists favor public policy to reduce gun violence

Most internists believe that firearm-related violence is a public health issue and favor policy initiatives aimed at reducing it, according to research published online April 10 in the Annals of Internal Medicine .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Guns

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Newswise

Seniors and Sleeping Pills: Empowered Patients Choose Wisely

Newswise - The US Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care Act encourages patients to act as their own advocates for reducing unnecessary prescriptions that increase the risk of harm.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Philly.com

New board certification method requires perpetual evaluation

In a lawsuit filed in 2010, the American Board of Surgery said the American Board of General Surgery wasn't a medical board at all, but a sham created by a Las Vegas man with a history of selling bogus medical certificates to physicians.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery

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