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Hypertension: Clinic versus Ambulatory Blood Pressure Measurement

There is an interesting article in the April 19, 2018 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine . The authors analyzed data from a r...

Urinary Tract Infections - whether to treat with antibiotic

I read a fascinating Q&A interview with Thomas E Finucane, MD, FACP in the February 2018 issue of ACP Internist . Until I read this article...

Shingles Vaccine 2018

This is an update to my blog post of February 2014, as a new shingles vaccine, brand name Shingrix, was approved by the FDA in 2017, and th...

Hypertension Guidelines 2017

The 2017 hypertension treatment guidelines were published in the online version of the medical journals Hypertension and Journal of the Ame...

Oral Contraceptive (birth control pill) Use and Risk of Breast Cancer

An article in the December 7 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine reported that oral contraceptive use (current or recent) is asso...


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