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Women with AF at Higher CV Risk vs Men

The risk includes a 1.99X higher risk for stroke and 1.93X higher risk of CV mortality.
 

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This quick quiz focuses on testing and diagnosis. Test your acumen.

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A new study also shows that patients with type 2 DM are more prone to infections years before they receive a diagnosis and may end up with an increased demand for antibiotics.

Nearly 1/3 of C. difficile cases are community-acquired, placing the infection squarely in the sights of primary care physicians. A review from ACG 2015, here.

A new era of antiretroviral therapy was previewed at IDWeek 2015 where results of trials of a "next gen" Truvada were unveiled.

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One US location has a higher incidence of HIV than “any country in sub-Saharan Africa.” What does this tell us about the inadequacies in our HIV prevention efforts?

Lemierre syndrome

Symptoms closely resemble "strep" throat but suspicion for Lemierre should run high when pharyngitis and fever persist.

Watch this live video exam and hear details from the boy's mother about the acute, widespread eruption. What's your diagnosis?

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