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Will hair dye give me cancer?

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Physicians urged to act against gun violence

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Brief daily chat = happier inpatients

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Million-dollar gene therapy in sight

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5 states ranked best for physicians

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Physicians and patients both benefit from same-day scheduling

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  • Clinical Essentials from Int J Cancer
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Obese young adults face higher colon cancer risk later

Meta-analysis shows 13% increase with every 5 kg/m2 hike in BMI.

  • Clinical Essentials from Eur Urol
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Prostate cancer: early or delayed RT after prostatectomy?

Systematic review of 40 studies.

  • Clinical Essentials from Laryngoscope
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Locally advanced OPC: first-line surgery + RT tops CRT

Large database study supports the benefits of primary surgery.

  • Clinical Essentials from PLoS ONE
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HCC resection: laparoscopic approach reduces AKI risk

Data suggest the effect may be mediated by lower inflammatory response.

Smoking increases risk of colonic diverticulosis | WCG
  • Conference Essentials
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Smoking increases risk of colonic diverticulosis | WCG

Smoking cessation might be a protective factor.

Cannabis could modulate inflammatory effect of alcohol on pancreas | WCG
  • Conference Essentials
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Cannabis could modulate inflammatory effect of alcohol on pancreas | WCG

Patients who used cannabis had a less severe presentation of acute pancreatitis.

Pain and Opioid Abuse Vitals for October 2017
  • Vitals
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Pain and Opioid Abuse Vitals for October 2017

Optimal postsurgery opioid duration | Guidelines on chronic pain management in HIV | Benzodiazepines OK after opioid addiction.

  • Clinical Essentials from J Intern Med
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PPIs: risk for stroke, MI rises with long-term use and high doses

Nationwide cohort study show greatest risk with high doses.

  • Clinical Essentials from Am J Obstet Gynecol
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Labor management: outcomes following new guidelines implementation

An intended decrease in cesarean delivery rates not seen.

  • Clinical Essentials from J Am Coll Cardiol
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Skipping breakfast adds to CV risk

Increased atherosclerosis odds for those who forgo food in the morning.

  • Clinical Essentials from Emerg Med J
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Chill out: preventing pain from lidocaine injections

Cryotherapy can reduce the injection site pain.

  • Clinical Essentials from Circ Cardiovasc Imaging
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HIV: CT demonstrates increase in incidental plaque, elevated stroke risk

CT scans reveal role of incidental carotid plaque in HIV-infected individuals.

  • Clinical Essentials from Cancer Med
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Breast cancer: weight gain during adjuvant chemotherapy does not affect survival

Patients need not be advised to avoid weight gain during chemotherapy.

  • Clinical Essentials from Circulation
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Aortic dissection risk score plus D-dimer cutoffs can rule out acute aortic syndromes

Prospective multicenter study results may aid decisions about advanced imaging.