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  • Trump Pick for CMS Would Ease Up on PhysiciansSeema Verma, MPH, also is open to Medicaid block grants or any other reform that might improve health outcomes because the "status quo is not acceptable."
  • AAP Updates Preventive Care GuidelinesPediatric guidelines continue to be brought into harmony with those of other health promotion organizations such as the USPSTF and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
  • Darunavir Linked to Heightened Heart Disease RiskThe early protease inhibitors are known to increase risk for heart attack, stroke, and sudden cardiac death. Now, data from the D:A:D study raise concerns about next-generation drugs.

Special Report

  • Integrative medicine, alternative cancer treatment, chelation, low T...what do you need to know about the proliferation of these standalone clinics in medicine? Are they safe and effective?

Business of Medicine

  • How to Take a Break From Medicine These three doctors managed to take respites from practice without sacrificing their careers.
  • Are More Physicians Cherry-Picking Patients? As the healthcare system moves toward paying doctors on the basis of outcomes and care budgets, some physicians are thinking twice about which patients they'll accept. Is this ethical? You decide.

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