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17 minutes | Jul 4, 2018
Supplements for Kids: A Growing Trend?
New research on dietary supplements in children, PCV13 for acute otitis media, alcohol and intracerebral hemorrhage, 17beta-estradiol-progesterone for postmenopausal women, and physical activity interventions for knee OA.
19 minutes | Jun 20, 2018
Antibiotics for Viruses: It's Still Happening
New research on antibiotics for respiratory infections, VTE after abortion, increased CV risk in gout patients, omega-3 supplements in infants, respiratory viruses and asthma treatment failure, and primary care intensive management.
18 minutes | Jun 6, 2018
The Lowdown on Elobixibat for Constipation
New research on elobixibat for chronic constipation, deferred treatment of HCV patients, usual care plus chiropractic care for back pain, and vitamin D supplementation in healthy infants and pregnant women.
17 minutes | May 23, 2018
Hip Fracture in Nursing Homes: How to Manage It?
New research on hip fracture in nursing home residents, psychological interventions for chronic pain, sleep apnea in older adults, HPV vaccine hesitancy, treatment of opioid use disorder, and sauna bathing and stroke risk.
11 minutes | May 8, 2018
A Look at Mental Health Diagnoses for Kids on Medicaid
New research on mental health in a Medicaid birth cohort, HCV screening in kids exposed in utero, risk of T2DM in lesbian and bisexual women, and health care provider counseling for weight loss in overweight or obese arthritis patients.
18 minutes | May 2, 2018
Nitrofurantoin vs. Fosfomycin for UTI
New research on UTI treatments, sigmoidoscopy effectiveness, removing a penicillin allergy label, prevalence of high BP in kids, link between intensive BP control and CKD, and anticholinergic drugs and dementia.
16 minutes | Apr 25, 2018
Take Blood Pressure. Repeat.
New research on repeated BP measurements, an app for hypertension control, antiepileptic medication in pregnancy, neonatal hypoglycemia after gestational diabetes, and the potential effect of age at menopause on cognition.
20 minutes | Apr 18, 2018
Who Takes Meds While Pregnant? Nearly Everyone
New research on medication use in pregnancy, an app to prevent gestational diabetes, Zika virus shedding, dementia after TBI, opioids with benzodiazepines and physicians' political preferences.
19 minutes | Apr 11, 2018
Antibiotic Duration for Sinusitis: Keep It Short
New research on antibiotics for sinusitis, link between meds in infants and allergies, recombinant flu vaccine in kids, Zika vaccination, sleep apnea in hypertension, and CVD in women whose infants had heart defects.
4 minutes | Apr 4, 2018
Gladys Dick: A Nobel Nominee
Gladys Dick is among the small group of women nominated for a Nobel Prize in Medicine. This is her story.
22 minutes | Mar 28, 2018
Tai Chi for Fibromyalgia: What's the Takeaway?
New research on tai chi for fibromyalgia, psychological interventions for menopause symptoms, fitness level and dementia, ADHD after TBI, threshold for BP acceleration, and racial/ethnic disparities in CV health.
18 minutes | Mar 21, 2018
Blood Pressure and Barbershops
New research on treating hypertension in black barbershops, colorectal cancer screening, prevalence of migraine, febuxostat for gout patients with CVD and sunburn prevalence.
20 minutes | Mar 14, 2018
Glucocorticoids for Asthma: To Increase or Not To Increase?
New research on increasing glucocorticoid doses in asthma, behavioral risk factors for type 2 diabetes, prognostic factors in minority youth with type 1 diabetes, influenza vaccination in young children, suicides in American Indians and Alaska natives, and pregnancy complications after stroke.
21 minutes | Mar 7, 2018
Episode 9: March 7, 2018
New research on RSV prevention and asthma in healthy preterm infants, subthreshold phototherapy for newborns with jaundice, antidepressant efficacy, self-monitored blood pressure, prevalence of self-reported hypertension, ADHD medications and seizures, and sleep quality and atrial fibrillation.
16 minutes | Feb 28, 2018
Episode 8: February 28, 2018
New research on treating hand osteoarthritis, spironolactone for resistant hypertension, opioid tapering, alcohol use and dementia, inflammatory bowel disease, and infant hospitalization or death after maternal vaccination.
21 minutes | Feb 21, 2018
Episode 7: February 21, 2018
New research on pregnancy at advanced maternal age, benzodiazepine use in older adults, trends in sudden unexpected infant death and more.
17 minutes | Feb 14, 2018
Episode 6: February 14, 2018
New research on hospitalist experience, post-stroke anxiety, hypertension after preeclampsia, and more.
20 minutes | Feb 7, 2018
Episode 5: February 7, 2018
New research on kidney disease, CVD risks, postnatal depression and more.
21 minutes | Jan 31, 2018
Episode 4: January 31, 2018
New research on marijuana use, myocardial infarction after influenza, drug-induced dry mouth and more.
17 minutes | Jan 28, 2018
Episode 3: January 17, 2018
New research on exercise counseling, psoriasis in children, medications during pregnancy and more.
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