Friday, 24 Jan 2020


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09 Apr 2019 Social 17.6 million adult Americans, 1 of 12, have an alcohol-use disorder, according to the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence.
23 Sep 2015 Social "You can observe a lot by watching" Yogi Berra (1925-2015)
05 Nov 2017 Social RT @philipcrobinson: Rheumatic immune related adverse events tend to be chronic #ACR17 @RheumNow
22 Mar 2018 Social Nature study of 250 of 923 non-antibiotic drugs shown capapble of altering gut microbiome for 40 species of gut bacteria & may effect antibiotic resistance, drug efficacy or side effects.
28 Dec 2019 Social Doctors know medicines. But when a doctor treats him/herself the adage is that he/she has a fool for a patient. Remind your patients of this next time they try to test themselves with out the input if an expert
26 Jul 2016 Social Yale researchers estimate of 500k travelers to Rio Olympics <37 will contract Zika virus & bring it home
17 Jul 2019 Social A review of 376 FDA advisory panels between 2008-15, finds that 22% of FDA’s final actions were discordant with an advisory panels recommendations (moreso w/ safety panels). Of these, 3/4 lead to more restrictive actions and 1/4 less restrictive decisions
01 Jun 2015 Social Review of MSK Dz w/ diabetes: Charcot Jts, CTS, adhesive capsulitis, tenosynovitis, limited Jt mobility, OP & gout
11 Sep 2018 Social Providing medical care is more of a commitment to the patient, than a commitment to science. Empathy, understanding and listening are incredibly hard when you think you have all the answers.
11 Aug 2017 Social RT @DrPetryna: Gene Editing Spurs Hope for Transplanting Pig Organs Into Humans
12 Dec 2017 Social RT @NYTHealth: Being a doctor is hard. It’s harder for women.
02 Jan 2017 Social Iron deficiency anemia associated w/ 2 fold increased risk of sensorineural hearing loss. IDA & SNHL in 1.6% of pop.
02 May 2018 Social Creaky Joints and GHLF survey shows New York patients with chronic health conditions have experienced “non-medical switching” (with unsavory consequences) —insurance coverage reductions which pressure patients to switch their prescription medication;
30 Aug 2017 Social Shared decision making: 1)recognize the decision 2)know options 3)what values 4)discuss values 5)pt participation
18 Jan 2018 Social RT @uptoTate: Senate Committee Approves Alex Azar to Head HHS via @medscape
17 May 2017 Social My patient refused to pay for Voltaren Gel Rx because it was $750. He said, "I may be sick in my joint but Im not sick in the head"
03 Jul 2018 Social RT @LCalabreseDO: Why don't RHEUMATOLOGISTS order HIV testing with HIV/HCV testing as part of routine care its good medicine and good publ…
26 Sep 2017 Social RT @DrAiLynTan: The shorter your #sleep, the shorter your life @MsRachelCooke interviews @sleepdiplomat on sleep & #health…
12 Feb 2018 Social RT @uptoTate: Rheumatology endoscopy considerations by Dr. Uma Mahadevan #RWCS @RheumNow
20 Jul 2018 Social Amazon is shaking up the $3.4 trillion health care market. It has acquired the fast-growing online pharmacy PillPack And named famed surgeon and author Atul Gawande as CEO of its new health care company