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Obesity Quiz: 8 Ponderous Questions
Take this quick quiz to see what you know about the latest research findings.
8 Fairly Weighty Obesity Issues
As the prevalence increases, obesity continues to grow as a major health problem. Here are brief summaries of the latest research findings.
Mortality Quiz: 8 Life and Death Questions
Several recent findings have enhanced our understanding of medicine and mortality. Take this quick quiz to see what you know.
Another SSRI Fails to Improve Heart Failure Outcomes
Results of the MOOD-HF trial join those of 2 others that looked to boost mood and survival in patients with heart disease.
120: The New Normal?
Podcast: Hypertension expert Daichi Shimbo, MD, offers tips on putting SPRINT results into clinical practice.
Flu Shot Drops CV Risk in Type 2 Diabetes
Flu deaths are higher among persons with chronic conditions, like T2DM. Flu vaccination should be part of comprehensive secondary prevention.
BP Variability Does More Damage than Hypertension Alone
Dr Bobby Lazzara reviews a new study that suggests reducing fluctuations in blood pressure in older adults could help prevent loss of cognitive function and verbal memory.
Dyspnea and Intermittent Chest Pain in a 64-year-old Woman
Video: Patient's ADLs were unaffected by symptoms until 2 days ago. She arrives at ED directly from PCP's office, after echo. Dx?
An Elderly Man with Worsening Chest Pressure
Patient describes worsening chest pain for 2 years; also easy bruising, bleeding. Follow ED exam on video. What's your diagnosis?
Atrial Fibrillation Video: Symptoms, Cardioversion Strategies
A nurse describes his own bout with atrial fibrillation—the symptoms and his attempts to cardiovert to normal rhythm—from his hospital bed.
7 Syndromes of Summer
With the sun and fun of summer also come threats of seasonal disorders. Our slideshow highlights recent research findings on summer ills.
10 High Notes in Music as Medicine
Using music in medicine is an ancient practice. Here we review recent research efforts to better understand and apply music’s healing powers.
More Veggies, Please: 10 New Health Facts
New US dietary guidelines emphasize the importance of vegetable consumption for stemming the tide of chronic diet-related diseases.
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