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GastroBreak: Pricey Pills, Crowdsourcing Feces

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 12:00pm
(MedPage Today) -- The drugs work, but the prices don't.

Match Day Stories -- A Video Diary

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 10:32am
(MedPage Today) -- Match Day is a day of high drama and, sometimes, low comedy. In this MedPage Today special video report, we capture some of those stories.

OmniCarb Study: Cutting Carbs No Silver Bullet (CME/CE)

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 10:29am
(MedPage Today) -- No easy path to healthier heart.

Superconductivity record breaks under pressure

news@nature - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 10:21am

Everyday compound reported to conduct electricity without resistance at a record-high temperature, outstripping more exotic materials.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16552

NIH ends longitudinal children’s study

news@nature - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 10:21am

Budget and management problems sink plan to follow 100,000 children from birth to adulthood.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16556

NIH Cancels Children's Study After 10 Years of Work

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 9:37am
(MedPage Today) -- The study had cost $1.3 billion so far.

Making It Work: Vocational Peer Mentors for Emerging Adults with Serious Mental Health Conditions

eScholarship@UMMS - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 9:29am

The Transitions RTC and Thresholds Young Adult Program (YAP) developed a supported employment/ education model based on the Individual Placement and Support1 model (IPS) and added a vocational peer mentor for emerging adults with serious mental health conditions (SMHC). This model is still being developed, but preliminary research has identified several guidelines that could be helpful for others thinking about implementing peer mentors into their vocational services for emerging adults with SMHC.

Morning Break: Weed Ban Lifted, Doc Info Earns "F" in 40 States

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 8:45am
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web, gathered by the MedPage Today staff.

Flock of geneticists redraws bird family tree

news@nature - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 8:21am

Birds get fresh perches in revamped tree of life built by vast collaboration.

Nature 516 297 doi: 10.1038/516297a

Major cloud-seeding test gives mixed results

news@nature - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 8:21pm

Rigorous evaluation suggests technique produces more snow — under certain conditions.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16537

Assess the real cost of research assessment

news@nature - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 8:21pm

The Research Excellence Framework keeps UK science sharp, but the process is overly burdensome for institutions, says Peter M. Atkinson.

Nature 516 145 doi: 10.1038/516145a

CMS: Exchange Enrollment Off to 'Strong Start'

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 5:52pm
(MedPage Today) -- Half of those signing up are new customers, officials say.

Match Reveals No Love for Nephrology (CME/CE)

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 5:41pm
(MedPage Today) -- A dwindling interest in nephrology fellowships has specialists pondering the viability of their field.

Family History Matters in Arthritis (CME/CE)

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 5:31pm
(MedPage Today) -- Studies confirm the familial risk for osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.

STAT!Ref Mobile

Spotlight: News and Events - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 4:10pm
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Small Businesses Drop Coverage as Health Law Offers Alternatives

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 4:00pm
(MedPage Today) -- Many workers are now covered through individual plans bought on the federally run exchange.

Endocrine Agent Makes Mark in Breast Cancer (CME/CE)

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 3:59pm
(MedPage Today) -- Fulvestrant regimens improve outcomes in advanced disease.

WHO: True Ebola Toll Hidden

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 3:46pm
(MedPage Today) -- West Africa still faces major challenges in Ebola response.

Hormone Therapy Fails in TBI Trials (CME/CE)

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 3:25pm
(MedPage Today) -- No benefit for progesterone seen at 6 months.

Men Still Drive STD Increases

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 3:23pm
(MedPage Today) -- Overall picture mixed in CDC report on sexually transmitted diseases.
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