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Morning Break: IBM’s Watson Teams with CVS, ADHD Meds, Mental Health Days

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(MedPage Today) — Health news and commentary from around the Web, gathered by the MedPage Today staff

Out to Pasture: Age-Based Personnel Policies Rankle With Docs

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(MedPage Today) — But some health systems like hard age cutoffs as a “bright line”

MOC: Billion-Dollar Price Tag Seen for 2014 Overhaul (CME/CE)

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(MedPage Today) — ABIM’s changes to program requirements make MOC costlier and more time-consuming

Psychiatry Facing Severe Manpower Crisis

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The demand for psychiatrists has hit an all-time high, rivalling that for internists, says recruiting firm Merritt Hawkins. Medscape Medical News

The Evaporating Huddle

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(MedPage Today) — Fred N. Pelzman, MD, laments the decline of the early-morning staff huddle that seemed so promising

AMA Increases Investment in Medical Education Reform

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(MedPage Today) — Association will spend up to $1.5 million on innovative curricula

HPV Vaccine Rates Still Lag (CME/CE)

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(MedPage Today) — Mild improvements seen as “patchwork progress”

Memories tied to a night’s rest

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Is Legislation to End Malpractice Lawsuits Realistic?

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Legislation in Georgia and Florida would end to malpractice lawsuits (and the need for malpractice insurance). The only problem, says the author, is that the math doesn’t add up. Medscape Business of Medicine

HPV in Oral Rinse May Help Detect Oropharyngeal Cancer (CME/CE)

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(MedPage Today) — Treated cancers recurred in all HPV-positive cases

The high cost of being transgender

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WHO: Trials show new Ebola vaccine is ‘highly effective’

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Care in the Clinic, on the Drop Zone

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(MedPage Today) — The life of a U.S. Army physician assistant in a paratrooper brigade

Huge Defense EHR Contract to Benefit Civilian Physicians, Too

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The DoD deal, awarded to a Cerner consortium, could have a big impact on physicians because of interoperability requirements and the support of private-sector customers. Medscape Medical News

Cohen’s Brain Bits: American Psycho-Social

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(MedPage Today) — Time to reassess options for treating mental health and substance abuse

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Morning Break: IBM’s Watson Teams with CVS, ADHD Meds, Mental Health Daysmedpagetoday.com
Out to Pasture: Age-Based Personnel Policies Rankle With Docsmedpagetoday.com
MOC: Billion-Dollar Price Tag Seen for 2014 Overhaul (CME/CE)medpagetoday.com
Psychiatry Facing Severe Manpower Crisismedscape.com
The Evaporating Huddlemedpagetoday.com
AMA Increases Investment in Medical Education Reformmedpagetoday.com
HPV Vaccine Rates Still Lag (CME/CE)medpagetoday.com
Memories tied to a night’s restcnn.com
Is Legislation to End Malpractice Lawsuits Realistic?medscape.com
HPV in Oral Rinse May Help Detect Oropharyngeal Cancer (CME/CE)medpagetoday.com
The high cost of being transgendercnn.com
WHO: Trials show new Ebola vaccine is ‘highly effective’cnn.com
Care in the Clinic, on the Drop Zonemedpagetoday.com
Huge Defense EHR Contract to Benefit Civilian Physicians, Toomedscape.com
Cohen’s Brain Bits: American Psycho-Socialmedpagetoday.com