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Canadian Maryel Andison - Speaks to being her own advocate for her health
Maryel Andison realized that she needed to be an advocate for her own health when told she would have to wait six months for a test she suspected she needed sooner rather than later. So she went where she knew she’d get the answer immediately. Her…
- 7 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 3:03pm -
Hand Foot And Mouth Disease
With school back in session, many parents are again on the alert for easily transmissible childhood diseases. Hand, foot and mouth disease is one of them. Usually, it's not a big concern, but in certain circumstances, hospitalization may be require…
- 1 day ago, 22 Sep 14, 3:44pm -
Pressure Ulcer Prevention App
Tammy Vos-Draper, Occupational Therapist at Mayo Clinic discusses the problem of pressure sores and preventing them. Her team is developing a smart phone app that provides bio-feedback to patients so that they might manage their skin, potential prob…
- 1 day ago, 22 Sep 14, 3:17pm -
The three pillars of wellness in the Healthy Living Plan
Dr. Hensrud explains why we focus on the three pillars of wellness. There’s substantial evidence that the way we eat, our activity levels and how we respond to life’s stresses can influence our risk for disease.
- 4 days ago, 19 Sep 14, 3:27pm -
The importance of 3 phases in the Healthy Living Plan
Dr. Hensrud talks about the importance of the 3 phases in the Healthy Living Plan. It includes a pre-visit assessment, an on-site experience and 6 months of post-visit follow-up with a wellness coach.
- 4 days ago, 19 Sep 14, 3:25pm -
Invest in your wellness with the Healthy Living Program
Dr. Hensrud describes the Healthy Living Program and how it can benefit individuals who want to invest in their wellness.
- 4 days ago, 19 Sep 14, 3:22pm -

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  • newJob loss fears may boost risk of first-time asthma
    Finding backs other research pointing to link between asthma and work-related stressRelated items from OnMedicaLiving through a recession increases risk of cognitive declineSharp rise in GP antidepressant prescribing during recessionAsthma still kill…
    - 22 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 12:00am -
  • newAlmost half of cancers in England diagnosed late
    Not only harder to treat, but treatment is much more expensive, analysis showsRelated items from OnMedicaCancer patients are being referred earlierCracks in cancer commissioning due to NHS reformsBreakthrough for long-term survival in lung cancerExpe…
    - 22 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 12:00am -
  • newRespect patient autonomy and share decision-making, doctors reminded
    Reminder comes in wake of recent high profile disputes between doctors and patients about careRelated items from OnMedicaMedicine advice service helps prescribing effectivenessGPs must do more to facilitate patient choice, say NHS leadersDoctors call…
    - 22 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 12:00am -
  • newCut screen time and use apps to stave off weight gain
    NICE issues updated guidance on maintenance of healthy weight for allRelated items from OnMedicaSmartphones help people track what they eatCharity calls for dramatic cut in sugar consumptionExercise tackles ‘genetic’ obesityChanging the cultural…
    - 22 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 12:00am -
  • newPharmacists to report patient safety incidents under new contract
    Proportion of patients eligible for medicines review to rise to 70%Related items from OnMedicaPharmacists call for changes to prescribing for long-term conditionsMillions ignore doctors’ and pharmacists’ advice when taking medicationNew commissio…
    - 22 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 12:00am -

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Video 1 shows a transthoracic echocardiogram obtained in the right ventricular inflow view shows a mobile serpiginous echogenic mass in the right atrium. Video 2 shows a transthoracic echocardiogram obtained in the subcostal view suggests that the m…
- 5 days ago, 18 Sep 14, 3:11pm -
Aortic Aneurysm and Dissection
Transthoracic echocardiography shows a thoracic aortic aneurysm (arrows) and dissection flap at the level of the ascending aorta in an 81-year-old man who had no cardiac symptoms at presentation. The condition was discovered incidentally because he h…
- 5 days ago, 18 Sep 14, 3:02pm -
PARADIGM-HF: A Concise Summary with Journal Club Questions
A three-minute summary of the PARADIGM-HF trial includes five Journal Club questions.See the NEJM article, "Angiotensin–Neprilysin Inhibition versus Enalapril in Heart Failure": http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1409077See the related…
- 18 days ago, 5 Sep 14, 3:50pm -
Ventricular Fibrillation during Left Ventriculography.
During routine left ventriculography that was performed after stent placement in a 56-year-old man who presented with sudden-onset chest pain, there was moderate systolic dysfunction with anterior-wall hypokinesis of the left ventricle. Ventricular f…
- 18 days ago, 5 Sep 14, 3:44pm -
PARADIGM-HF — The Experts’ Discussion
Cardiologists Mariell Jessup, Keith Fox, and Michel Komajda join study co-chairs John McMurray and Milton Packer to discuss PARADIGM-HF, a trial of angiotensin–neprilysin inhibition versus enalapril in advanced heart failure.See the study, Angiot…
- 19 days ago, 4 Sep 14, 5:19pm -
Benefits and Risks of Salt Consumption
What do we know about salt and cardiovascular disease? Current guidelines and statistics are summarized in a short animation.
- 36 days ago, 18 Aug 14, 5:04pm -

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  • newWall St. ends lower, S&P 500 falls for third straight day
    By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks fell on Tuesday, with consumer staples leading the S&P 500 down to its third straight daily loss, as investors grew concerned about the pace of global economic growth. The day's losses were broad, w…
    - 14 mins ago, 23 Sep 14, 10:08pm -
  • newFactbox: Pending 'inversions' that new U.S. Treasury rules may hit
    (Reuters) - The Obama administration has imposed new rules, effective immediately, meant to curb "inversion" deals. A handful of companies in the midst of completing such tax-avoiding transactions are potentially affected. Here is a list of pending i…
    - 25 mins ago, 23 Sep 14, 9:57pm -
  • newNew U.S. tax rules chill 'inversion' deal-making; shares dive
    By Kevin Drawbaugh and Soyoung Kim WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Tough new U.S. rules on corporate "inversions" on Tuesday sent a chill through the market for the tax-avoidance deals, both pending and potential, with share prices falling sharply in…
    - 34 mins ago, 23 Sep 14, 9:48pm -
  • newCelgene's psoriasis drug gets approval for new indication
    (Reuters) - Celgene Corp said the U.S. Food and Drugs Administration has approved the expanded use of its drug Otezla for treating patients with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis.The drug, known chemically as apremilast, is already approved for tre…
    - 42 mins ago, 23 Sep 14, 9:40pm -
  • newUS warns that Ebola could infect 1.4 million
    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials Tuesday laid out worst-case and best-case scenarios for the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, warning that the number of infected people could explode to at least 1.4 million by mid-January — or peak well below…
    - 1 hour ago, 23 Sep 14, 9:14pm -
  • newOregon issues toxic algae warning for popular fishing lake
    By Courtney Sherwood PORTLAND Ore. (Reuters) - Oregon health officials worried about the presence of dangerously toxic blue-green algae in waters used by the public issued a new warning on Tuesday, this time for a lake popular for fishing and camping…
    - 1 hour ago, 23 Sep 14, 9:11pm -
  • newEmergency contraception may not be available to all young men
    By Andrew M. Seaman NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Young men often run into difficulties when they attempt to buy the morning-after pill for their partners, a new study suggests. Researchers report in the journal Contraception that in about one in every…
    - 1 hour ago, 23 Sep 14, 9:08pm -
  • newChicago church gives congregants $500 each to spend for good
    By Mary Wisniewski CHICAGO (Reuters) - Churchgoers grumble that they always get hit with pleas for money. But congregants at a Chicago church this month got a surprise - they each received a check for $500, with instructions to go out and do somethin…
    - 2 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 8:39pm -