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October 20, 2014 – 8:50 AM | 5 Comments

By Brad Broker
Concerned about the growing popularity and use of electronic cigarettes, physicians are calling on the entertainment industry to stop glamorizing and endorsing e-cigs.
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Why Physician Practices Need To Build An ICD-10 Bridge

October 22, 2014 – 7:24 AM |
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By Charles Settles
The ICD-10 mandate may be delayed another year, but providers and EHR vendors shouldn’t view the reprieve as an opportunity to relax. Building …

CVS: Patients Filling Prescriptions Were Also Buying Cigarettes

October 20, 2014 – 5:02 PM |
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Patients using medicine to treat high blood pressure, asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) were likely to buy cigarettes while filling prescriptions at pharmacies, according …

Urgent Care Clinics Defer to Hospitals for Ebola Testing

October 20, 2014 – 9:13 AM |
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By Julie Watson
ASSOCIATED PRESS
When a Dallas County sheriff’s deputy who had entered the apartment of the first patient to die from Ebola in the U.S. …

Second Person Tests Positive for Ebola

October 15, 2014 – 7:36 AM |
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By Emily Schmall and Nomaan Merchant
ASSOCIATED PRESS
DALLAS (AP) — A second health care worker at a Dallas hospital who provided care for the first Ebola …

Doctor gives blood for Ebola-infected Dallas nurse

October 14, 2014 – 9:40 AM |
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By Emily Schmall and Nomaan Merchant
ASSOCIATED PRESS
DALLAS (AP) — A Dallas nurse who caught Ebola while treating a Liberian patient who died of the disease …

Can all US hospitals safely treat Ebola?

October 13, 2014 – 12:17 AM |
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By Marilynn Marchione
AP Chief Medical Writer
A breach of infection control resulting in a Dallas health worker getting Ebola raises fresh questions about whether hospitals truly …