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Psychiatrists fight over the ethics of diagnosing Trump

– cnn.com

You’d expect partisan questions about a politician’s sanity, but now there’s an unusual debate growing among licensed mental health professionals about President Donald Trump.

Tell Patients When Religion Will Affect a Hospital's Care?

– medscape.com

Religious hospitals may not consent to abortion, contraception, infertility treatment, or physician-assisted dying where it is legal, and patients may not know it. Is it your job to inform them? Medscape Business of Medicine

Couple with Asperger's syndrome: 'We're even more extraordinary together'

– cnn.com

Like many couples, Nico Morales and Latoya Jolly met online. Nico sent the first message while on vacation in Guatemala with his family in December 2015. Latoya’s handle was pokejolly1993, a throwback to Pokemon and her birth year. Nico liked that they were both “children at heart.” Soon after, the couple went on their first date…

Burnout May Erode Docs' Sense of Calling, Put Patients at Risk

– medscape.com

Erosion of physicians’ sense that medicine is a calling may have adverse consequences for doctors and their patients, new research suggests. Medscape Medical News

Trump's reversal on transgender bathroom directive

– cnn.com

The Trump administration’s reversal of Obama-era protections that allowed transgender students in public schools to use bathrooms that correspond with their gender identity has angered civil rights groups.

iMedApps: Stanford Launches Digital Health Center

– medpagetoday.com

(MedPage Today) — Grants available to test Apple Watch apps

After Brain Bleed, Anticoagulant Restart May Help Regardless of Subtype

– medpagetoday.com

(MedPage Today) — Lobar and nonlobar cases both had better outcomes in meta-analysis

Fossil Fuels: More Addictive and Deadly than Narcotics

– medpagetoday.com

(MedPage Today) — ‘Massive, easy power fuels a lazy society’ and it’s killing us, writes James Salwitz, MD

CCB Doesn't Help Cognition After Stroke

– medpagetoday.com

(MedPage Today) — MMSE scores no better with nimodipine than placebo after 6 months

Doctors Describe Their Toughest Ethical Dilemmas

– medscape.com

Physicians wrestle with difficult issues regarding life and death, money, patients, and colleagues. Read about what keeps them up at night. Medscape Business of Medicine

Drug Deaths Continue to Rise (CME/CE)

– medpagetoday.com

(MedPage Today) — NCHS analysis shows overdose mortality rose 2.5-fold from 1999 through 2015

Gut Bacteria Linked to Anti-PD-1 Response

– medpagetoday.com

(MedPage Today) — More diverse microbiome correlated with better drug effects

FDA Panel Says Yes to Sentinel Approval

– medpagetoday.com

(MedPage Today) — Safety, not benefit, carries the day

Sleeping for 9+ Hours May Be Early Sign of Dementia (CME/CE)

– medpagetoday.com

(MedPage Today) — Association most evident in elderly people and those with lower education

Repealing the ACA: A Close Look at What Could Happen

– medscape.com

A partial or full repeal of the Affordable Care Act could create widespread changes in healthcare delivery. Here’s what’s at risk and what the repercussions could be. Medscape Business of Medicine

Trump's 2-for-1 Deregulation Plan: Symbol or Solution?

– medscape.com

The president’s formula for regulatory relief, already tested in the UK and Canada, has won applause from the healthcare industry, but it has triggered a lawsuit, too. Medscape Medical News

Kicking the Referral Habit

– medpagetoday.com

(MedPage Today) — Too often, patients see specialists for care PCPs can provide

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Psychiatrists fight over the ethics of diagnosing Trumpcnn.com
Tell Patients When Religion Will Affect a Hospital's Care?medscape.com
Couple with Asperger's syndrome: 'We're even more extraordinary together'cnn.com
Burnout May Erode Docs' Sense of Calling, Put Patients at Riskmedscape.com
Trump's reversal on transgender bathroom directivecnn.com
iMedApps: Stanford Launches Digital Health Centermedpagetoday.com
After Brain Bleed, Anticoagulant Restart May Help Regardless of Subtypemedpagetoday.com
Fossil Fuels: More Addictive and Deadly than Narcoticsmedpagetoday.com
CCB Doesn't Help Cognition After Strokemedpagetoday.com
Doctors Describe Their Toughest Ethical Dilemmasmedscape.com
Drug Deaths Continue to Rise (CME/CE)medpagetoday.com
Gut Bacteria Linked to Anti-PD-1 Responsemedpagetoday.com
FDA Panel Says Yes to Sentinel Approvalmedpagetoday.com
Sleeping for 9+ Hours May Be Early Sign of Dementia (CME/CE)medpagetoday.com
Repealing the ACA: A Close Look at What Could Happenmedscape.com
Trump's 2-for-1 Deregulation Plan: Symbol or Solution?medscape.com
Kicking the Referral Habitmedpagetoday.com