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Articles from Family Practice News (April 1, 2004)

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'8 glasses of water a day' no longer the mantra: let thirst be the guide. Norton, Patrice G.W. 1683
0.5% fluorouracil before cryosurgery boosts actinic keratosis prognosis: topical therapy. Zoler, Mitchel L. 428
Address mental distress in skin disease patients: more than skin deep. Kubetin, Sally Koch 544
ADHD medications affect school attendance and substance abuse: retrospective studies. Evans, Jeff 435
Adiponectin in pregnancy. Brief Article 153
After coronary event, push LDL far below 100 mg/dL: the PROVE IT-TIMI 22 trial: send patients home on high-dose statins. Jancin, Bruce 1027
Age of 55 or older confers a 1:5 lifetime risk of stroke: risk is 1:6 in men. Brunk, Doug 471
Agent Orange, polyneuropathy. Brief Article 115
Alternative Tx making progress: studies show benefits. Kirn, Timothy F. 436
Ambiguous symptoms? Partner with your patient: qualitative analysis. Mahoney, Diana 1024
Angiogenesis targeted in rheumatoid arthritis: numerous inhibitors in pipeline. Jancin, Bruce 534 Reader, Presenter-to-Go. McLeod, Thomas G.; Ebbert, Jon O. 619
Antibody status can predict recurrence of differentiated thyroid cancer: cancer staging. McNamara, Damian 368
Are tax credits the best way to cover the uninsured? Nelson, John C.; McCanne, Don 1011
Ask teens about substance use: doctor's advice can cut drug use. Splete, Heidi 1035
Assess priorities, confidence to change patient behavior: motivational interview. Finn, Robert 343
Atomoxetine improved ADHD, didn't worsen tics: comorbid ADHD, Tourette's syndrome. McNamara, Damian 511
Beware the spotted dog. Berger, Joanne M. Brief Article 176
Bored games. Berger, Joanne M. Brief Article 166
Breast ca radiation dermatitis: a time for topicals: avoid metal-containing agents. Lohr, Elizabeth 1558
Breast ca survival has risen steadily for 20 years: new drugs, techniques. Jancin, Bruce 533
Breast reconstruction growing in popularity: microsurgical technique. Jancin, Bruce 557
Brothers unlikely to share prostate ca knowledge: failure to get screened. Bates, Betsy 409
Buyer beware. Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 142
Calcium--an emerging element in weight management: mounting evidence. 780
Chance to better public health gone up in smoke: states squandering tobacco settlement. Kirn, Timothy F. 977
Cheap trick. Berger, Joanne M. Brief Article 111
Chronic constipation may call for colectomy in some patients: improves bowel movements, not symptoms. Evans, Jeff 1010
Clearance rates vary with actinic keratosis topicals: cancer precursor. Tucker, Miriam E. 917
Complete physical key when abuse suspected: history may be unreliable. Brunk, Doug 732
Computer models underestimate breast ca risk: commonly used tools. Bates, Betsy 667
Consistent message needed. Scoggin, Rikki Letter to the Editor 202
Corrective cosmetics can make a difference: boosting quality of life. Zoler, Mitchel L. 407
Costly credits. Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 133
Could your practice benefit from a Web site? Brunk, Doug Column 667
Council wants drugs removed from Medicare pay formula: rising drug costs. Schneider, Mary Ellen 431
Counsel parents to stop smoking. Weitzman, Michael 500
Cover four bases when checking for patients' migraine comorbidities: requires coordination of care. MacReady, Norra 681
COX-2 inhibitors may protect against ovarian ca: small study. Johnson, Kate Brief Article 250
Daily tension-type headaches pose a therapeutic challenge: migraine often present. 343
Derm diagnosis. Wachter, Kerri Brief Article 299
Detecting early ovarian ca: know your options: evaluate risk factors. Bates, Betsy 369
Dismissals shake up president's bioethics council: stem cells at issue. Schneider, Mary Ellen Brief Article 109
Drug update: erectile dysfunction. Zoler, Mitchel L. 1341
Experts preparing for West Nile virus, 2004 edition: risk factors, early diagnosis. Walsh, Nancy 1589
Extended-release methylphenidates compared for ADHD: crossover study. McNamara, Damian 539
FDA flexes its regulatory muscle to eradicate andro: manufacturers targeted. Walsh, Nancy 604
FDA moves to minimize mad cow disease risks: tracking, testing. Splete, Heidi 547
Foot melanoma: do some sole searching: think 'sandal generation'. Boschert, Sherry 542
Genetic testing can lead to better treatment: flags at-risk family members. Frieden, Joyce 511
Girls beat boys to alcohol, cigarette use: reverses the trend. Kubetin, Sally Koch 443
Guardian continuous glucose monitoring system. McNamara, Damian 353
H. pylori treatment urged with gastritis, ulcerlike symptoms: long-term sequelae noted. Kirn, Timothy F. 690
Health insurance lobby unveils new name: quality, access, affordability. Schneider, Mary Ellen 471
Health plan type: no impact on coverage of costly procedures: Medicare data. Shurkin, Joel N. 348
Health promotion focus on bad habits called too negative: positive behaviors impact CV health. Kirn, Timothy F. 652
High DHA intake linked to less dementia development: fish oil fatty acid. Zoler, Mitchel L. 324
HIPAA privacy rule continues to cause concern: anniversary approaches. Brunk, Doug 594
HIV: partnership and prognosis. Brief Article 158
HIV: patients more likely to die of other causes: fewer AIDS deaths. Boschert, Sherry 588
HT not tied to endometrial ca recurrence: results qualified. Johnson, Kate 526
Imiquimod gets the nod for actinic keratosis: FDA approval. Kirn, Timothy F. 583
Improved therapies available for Graves' ophthalmopathy: follow-up of adjunctive IV steroids. McNamara, Damian 412
Inflammation and CV risk. Brief Article 141
Insights into treating the itch in atopic dermatitis: future therapies will target 'cross talk'. Tucker, Miriam E. 517
Isotretinoin risk management. Pariser, David 1623
Just like the rest of the population, HIV patients are getting fat: wasting no longer applies. Boschert, Sherry 329
Laser effective for saphenous reflux Tx: 2-year follow-up. Finn, Robert 438
Less social support reported for female heart transplant candidates: men smoked and drank more. MacReady, Norra Brief Article 286
Less-invasive breast cancer Tx. Brief Article 146
Little evidence for serotonin syndrome exists: anecdotal reports. MacReady, Norra Brief Article 258
Low preschool dairy intake linked to later weight gain: parents: get milk (or yogurt or cheese). Splete, Heidi 478
M. officinalis and S. officinalis for Alzheimer's. Walsh, Nancy 881
Medicine losing doctors. Massey, Patrick B. Letter to the Editor 287
Modifiable cardiac risk factors rife in residents: up to 20% are courting heart disease. Perlstein, Steve Brief Article 268
More cardiovascular events with HIV therapy: direct drug effects unclear. Boschert, Sherry 637
Neoangiogenesis revealed as missing piece of melanoma outcome puzzle: treatment implications. Tucker, Miriam E. 526
New asthma drug: no HPA suppression: women on hormones excluded. Wachter, Kerri 433
New drug class shown to reverse metabolic syndrome: aids weight loss, smoking cessation. Zoler, Mitchel L. 781
New ovarian ca diagnostic paradigm on horizon: revolutionizing early detection. Bates, Betsy 1053
Not living the dream. Brief Article 210
Obtain cultures when invasive staph strikes: infectious disease roundup. Splete, Heidi 800
Opinions mixed on AOM guidelines: 'nontreatment' option a concern. Brunk, Doug 1388
Opioids offer chronic pain relief at expense of testosterone: permanent damage possible. Mulcahy, Nicholas 347
Optimal dosing necessary to optimize proton pump inhibitor treatment: nocturnal acid reflux-induced asthma. Wachter, Kerri Brief Article 302
Ovarian cancer test stumbles on road to approval: no release date set. Sullivan, Michele G. 594
Panel moves forward on E&M code changes: specialty groups provide examples. Schneider, Mary Ellen 858
Pathway to excitement. Berger, Joanne M. Brief Article 123
Patients offer an avenue for influencing politics: separate discussion from clinical care. Silverman, Jennifer 1210
Physician authors take on medical mistakes: apply aviation industry model to medicine. MacNeil, Jane Salodof 1436
Pimecrolimus, tacrolimus both effective for atopic dermatitis: children with AD. Zoler, Mitchel L. 430
Pregnancies lead to more isotretinoin restrictions: risk management programs ineffective. Mechcatie, Elizabeth 1502
Pregnancy and fatigue. Brief Article 160
Pregnancy-related conditions can recur with OCs, menses: 'murky and confusing area'. Lohr, Elizabeth 912
Prevalence of cow's milk allergy continues to rise: caution urged for challenge testing. Kirn, Timothy F. 584
Prophylaxis may spare patients migraine misery: give drugs time to work. MacReady, Norra Brief Article 303
Provider enrollment delays. Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 126
Rebetol Oral Solution. McNamara, Damian 313
Refined techniques brighten ovarian cancer detection hopes: blood test 100% accurate. Bates, Betsy 403
Researchers seek to quantify prevalence of piercings, tattoos: are tattoos, piercings mainstream? Kubetin, Sally Koch 545
Sacral nerve may hold key to constipation Tx: stimulation procedure. Evans, Jeff 579
Scleroderma research makes some headway: prostacyclins, relaxin under study. Frieden, Joyce 579
Sinus headache complaints may actually be migraine: more than 3,000 patients studied. MacReady, Norra 537
Sinusitis almost never presents as headache alone: look for other causes. 469
Skin on the Barbie. Berger, Joanne M. Brief Article 118
Special bone care not needed in HIV: osteoporosis, osteopenia. Finn, Robert Brief Article 156
Statin model helps negate hyperlipidemia in HIV: culprit: protease inhibitors. Boschert, Sherry 536
Stimulants don't alter height, weight: 5-year follow-up study of ADHD patients. McNamara, Damian Brief Article 311
Study finds that Massachusetts doctors support single-payer system: consistent with other studies. Silverman, Jennifer 508
Technology, new model key to future of family medicine: financing still being developed: slight increase in U.S. seniors matching to family medicine seen as hopeful. Frieden, Joyce 1789
The true incidence of U.S. child abuse deaths unknown: fragmented surveillance system blamed. Brunk, Doug 660
Traditional hypertension risk factors at play in HIV patients: antiretrovirals not a risk factor. Boschert, Sherry 597
Treatment of fistulizing Crohn's. Brief Article 140
Urea, ciclopirox combo tested for nail fungus: boosting drug entry into nails. Zoler, Mitchell L. 407
USPSTF cool to subclinical thyroid dysfunction screen: insufficient evidence. Evans, Jeff 668
Vitamin combo may ward off Alzheimer's: population-based study. Sylvester, Bruce 323
Vitamin E and pneumonia. Brief Article 138
Warn parents of supplements' adverse effects: evidence of benefit often subtle. MacReady, Norra 608
Watch for distress in young skin disease patients: chronic diseases leave emotional scars. Kubetin, Sally Koch 393
Wheelchair policies. Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 143
Word power: handouts may spur interest in prostate screen: patients with low health literacy. Walsh, Nancy 711

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