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Doctors Ask For Ban On E-Cigarettes To Kids

March 10, 2014 – 6:54 pm |
e-cigarettes

By Bruce A. MacLeod, MD and Allen Nussbaum, MD

Electronic cigarettes could be a “gateway” that introduces youth to smoking.

That’s what researchers from the Center for Tobacco …

Gender Gap: Do Male or Female Physicians Do More Housework?

March 3, 2014 – 10:23 pm |
Doctor Jobs

By Brad Broker
Here’s the scenario: Two physicians; one man, one woman.  Same specialty, same full-time hours, same work responsibilities.  Who does more housework?
Seems like a …

Physicians Issue New Guidelines for Child Well-Visits

March 3, 2014 – 1:16 pm |
Pediatrician

By Alan Lyndon
Pediatricians and family docs should be aware that the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has updated the Periodicity Schedule for child well-visits.  The new …

Six Surprising Things About You and Your Microbes

February 27, 2014 – 12:26 am |
microbes

By William B. Miller, Jr.
“I’m so nervous, my stomach is all in a knot.” Who among us has not said this at least once in our …

Doctors Should Prescribe Nutrition for Heart Disease

February 18, 2014 – 3:50 pm |
heart

By Elizabeth Klodas, MD, FACC
In the era of new cholesterol guidelines that significantly increase the number of statin-eligible patients, published in a country where the …

Are Doctors Screening Their Patients for Hepatitis B?

February 14, 2014 – 4:50 pm |
hepatitis

By Curtis T. Miyamoto, MD
I recently met with Chari Cohen, MPH DrPh(c), Director of Public Health, and Kuan-Lung Daniel Chen, MPH, CPH, Program Manager, of …