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Most Popular NEJM Group Feature This Week: A Tribute to a Mother Who Doesn't Celebrate Mother's Day

Sun, 2019-05-19 05:00
Here's the most clicked-on item we featured from NEJM Group this week, in case you missed it the first time around: HIV and ID...
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Your NEJM Group Today: Should I Keep Taking Aspirin? / Statins & Polyneuropathy / Family Medicine & Oncology Opportunities

Sun, 2019-05-19 05:00
Here's what we chose for you from NEJM Group today: NEJM Primary Care/Hospitalist Page: Clinical Decisions: "Doctor, Should I Keep Taking an Aspirin a...
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Bariatric Surgery in Teens: Perform Now or Later?

Sun, 2019-05-19 05:00
Teens fare better than adults for some bariatric surgery outcomes — but worse for others — according to a study presented at the Combating Childhood Obesity summit...
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In Randomized Trial, Ultra-Processed Foods Led to Greater Caloric Intake

Sun, 2019-05-19 05:00
Eating a diet high in ultra-processed foods leads to greater calorie consumption and weight gain, compared with a diet of unprocessed foods, according to...
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CDC Updates Guidelines on TB Testing for Healthcare Workers

Sun, 2019-05-19 05:00
The CDC has updated its guidance on screening, testing, and treating healthcare personnel for tuberculosis. The recommendations appear in MMWR. Among the changes from the...
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Your NEJM Group Today: Classification in Medicine / Aspirin Before FIT? / Pediatric Surgery & Adult Psychiatry Opportunities

Sun, 2019-05-19 05:00
See what's happening around NEJM Group: NEJM Audio Interview: Classification in Medicine: Dr. Daphna Stroumsa discusses the limitations of classification systems in healthcare and their...
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Groups Update Recommendations on Sports Physical

Sun, 2019-05-19 05:00
Several medical groups, including the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Academy of Family Physicians, have released new guidance on conducting a preparticipation physical...
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Fracture Risk Higher After Gastric Bypass Than Gastric Banding

Sun, 2019-05-19 05:00
Roux-en-Y gastric bypass carries a higher fracture risk than adjustable gastric banding, according to a retrospective study in JAMA Surgery. Researchers examined Medicare...
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Benzodiazepines Carry Increased Risk for Miscarriage

Sun, 2019-05-19 05:00
Benzodiazepine use in early pregnancy is associated with increased risk for spontaneous abortion, according to a study in JAMA Psychiatry. Benzodiazpines are category D drugs...
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Your NEJM Group Today: Home-Based Care / Falling for Scams & Dementia / EM, FM & Rheumatology Opportunities

Sun, 2019-05-19 05:00
See some of the latest, greatest material from NEJM Group: NEJM Catalyst: Using Quality to Shine a Light on Homebound Care: See how two thought...
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