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Articles from Family Practice News (December 15, 2005)

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5-ASA advocated for long-term colorectal cancer chemoprevention. Jancin, Bruce 329
A promising future, despite safety issues. 322
Abdominal aortic aneurysm screening. Skolnik, Neil S.; Bertucci, Maria J. 775
Adalimumab maintains Crohn's disease remission; the subcutaneously injected drug is currently approved by the FDA for the treatment of arthritis. Zoler, Mitchel L. 645
Advise fertility preservation prior to cancer treatment. Johnson, Kate Brief Article 225
Aerobic fitness in Canadian children sinks. Jancin, Bruce Brief Article 142
African Americans need more education on sleep apnea risks. 429
After the storm, an FP calmly rebuilds. Tucker, Miriam E. 958
Age matters in treating dental injuries. Ogawa, Kenneth M.; Dexter Letter to the Editor 132
Anal incontinence prevalence rates found higher for genders than once believed. Johnson, Kate Brief Article 307
Assess mental health in bariatric surgery patients. McNamara, Damian 525
Balance efficacy and tolerability when selecting topical retinoids for acne. Finn, Robert 438
Bariatric surgery mortality 4%, Medicare patient review finds. Kirn, Timothy F. 469
Biofeedback relieves dyssynergia long term: one-year results look promising for patients with the most common cause of chronic constipation. Jancin, Bruce 570
Carpe pugem. Kubetin, Sally Koch Brief Article 229
Central pressure changes may drive amlodipine's advantage. Zoler, Mitchel L. 631
Ciprodex found effective for treating acute otitis media. Zablocki, Elaine 312
CMS e-prescribing rule hard to meet. Lubell, Jennifer 554
Colonoscopy misses lesions even in experienced hands. Jancin, Bruce 408
Consider second look after sinus surgery in children. Zablocki, Elaine 482
Don't stop bisphosphonates if early bone readings show loss. Boschert, Sherry 480
Early COPD evaluations often lacking. Brunk, Doug 424
Earplug use should be urged in all concertgoers to prevent hearing loss. Wendling, Patrice 457
EMTALA should be applied to specialty hospitals, panel says. Bristol, Nellie 488
End-stage renal disease incidence drops in diabetics. Tucker, Miriam E. Brief Article 268
Ensuring equitable care in your practice. South-Paul, Jeannette E. Editorial 683
Ethical conflicts surface around FDA's black-box label rulings. Frieden, Joyce 433
Even very light smoking greatly increases health risks. Finn, Robert Brief Article 258
Exercise and realism. Mahorney, Steven L. Letter to the Editor 145
FDA adds warning on contraceptive patch. Worcester, Sharon 309
FDA advisory looks at long-acting bronchodilators; agency warns about first-line asthma use. Mechcatie, Elizabeth 958
Fentanyl delivers relief in advanced osteoarthritis. Jancin, Bruce 421
Few get obesity diagnosis from doctor. Wendling, Patrice Brief Article 241
Fiber intake may impact C-reactive protein levels. Wendling, Patrice 483
Finding comfort in a banjo. Brown, Walter A. Column 701
First stroke survival higher for blacks. Brief Article 162
First Trimester genetic screening urged. MacNeil, Jane Salodof 623
Fluoxetine's effect on suicide events downplayed. Sullivan, Michele G. 596
Gastric bypass mortality 'higher than expected' at 90 days post-op. McNamara, Damian 383
Gastric bypass surgery improves liver diseases. Sullivan, Michele G. 595
Groups sue over Part D. Lubell, Jennifer Brief Article 170
Hand osteoarthritis predicts later hip, knee disease development. Kilgore, Christine 383
HIV notification, counseling soar with rapid testing process. Wendling, Patrice 525
HPV transmits nonsexually. Brief Article 218
HT use increases breast cancer risk for women of all races. Wendling, Patrice 403
Hyperemesis gravidarum, H. pylori tied. Wendling, Patrice Brief Article 192
Improving uncompensated care. Lubell, Jennifer Brief Article 145
In flu epidemics, empiric antivirals benefit kids. Johnson, Kate 630
Insurance denials might deter alcohol screening. Schneider, Mary Ellen 608
Intimate-partner violence missed in ED. Brief Article 181
Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy. Brief Article 132
Is it appropriate for a physician to dismiss a family for refusing all vaccinations? Breach, Karen E.; Scott, Charles A. 925
Isotretinoin Rx plan delayed. Kirn, Timothy F. 480
Jury out on value of sentinel node biopsy for melanoma. Kirn, Timothy F. 894
Looking for Exercise Rx. Byers, Robert D. Letter to the Editor 134
Lubiprostone's novel mechanism effective for chronic constipation. Jancin, Bruce 456
Majority of MRAs for vertigo evaluation overordered, careful consideration needed. Brief Article 253
Medicaid benefit: car seats for kids a wise move; vehicle restraint system distribution was found to be more cost effective than most administered vaccines. Tucker, Miriam E. 703
Melanoma masqueraders call for low index of suspicion. Bates, Betsy 455
More deep infections seen in community MRSA. Boschert, Sherry 478
Natalizumab boosts quality of life in Crohn's disease. 523
Nevirapine resistance tied to timing of treatment. Boschert, Sherry 611
New ADHD treatment approach tested. 249
New drug boosts smoking quit rates. Zoler, Mitchel L. 918
New head for FDA Women's Health. Lubell, Jennifer Brief Article 127
No ototoxicity found with brief Cortisporin use. Wendling, Patrice 622
Norovirus locates Katrina evacuees. Brief Article 186
On-call requirements: Medicare move advised. Bristol, Nellie 527
Oral appliance significantly decreases snoring, study shows. 521
Oral tocolysis prolongs pregnancy. Brief Article 170
Order HIV test if delusions point to methamphetamine use. Bates, Betsy 422
Osteoporosis follow-up found lacking in low-trauma fractures. Wendling, Patrice Brief Article 282
Part D enrollment begins. Lubell, Jennifer Brief Article 220
Patients satisfied despite cost. Lubell, Jennifer Brief Article 181
Pertussis vaccination. Brief Article 125
Physicians of notes share their love of music. Brunk, Doug 977
PROactive trial puts the glitter back in glitazones. Jancin, Bruce 992
RAP with teens to prevent psychological problems. Sullivan, Michele G. 553
Reticulocyte hemoglobin more accurately measures iron levels. Sullivan, Michele G. 477
Revised H. pylori guides address prevalence. Zoler, Mitchel L. 834
Severe MRSA infections rising in the young. Walsh, Nancy 470
Short-term, urea vehicle acne Tx shows efficacy. Brunk, Doug 383
Silent coronary disease seen in many diabetics. Harrison, Pam 350
Smoking stunts girls' growth. Brief Article 118
Some vaginal lubricants may slow sperm motility. Kilgore, Christine; Johnson, Kate 472
Stenting, open repair trials: no clear winner. MacNeil, Jane Salodof 735
Steroids may be useful for pain reduction after tonsillectomy. Brief Article 273
Sumatriptan, fluconazole called safe too. 288
Surveillance 5 years after polypectomy deemed to be safe. Jancin, Bruce 348
Survey focuses on adherence gap in osteoporosis therapy. Jancin, Bruce 401
Synvisc injection treatments deemed beneficial in hip OA. Jancin, Bruce 371
Tamiflu deemed safe for children despite reports; FDA panel looks at oseltamivir, eight other drugs as part of a mandated 1-year postexclusivity review. Kilgore, Christine 1067
Tamoxifen's benefits, risks confirmed in update: NSABP study follow-up proved the drug to be useful in cutting breast cancer and fracture risk in women. Moon, Mary Ann 603
Telephone intervention increases cancer screening rates in women. Wendling, Patrice 541
Tell 'em a hookah-smoking caterpillar. Kubetin, Sally Koch Brief Article 214
Thermometers recalled. Brief Article 197
Tonsillectomy risks highest in children age 3 and younger. 411
Type 2 diabetes alone is not a CAD risk equivalent. Zoler, Mitchel L. 448
Unexplained fatigue? Check ferritin levels. Wendling, Patrice Brief Article 264
Updated colorectal cancer guidelines call for CT scan. Moon, Mary Ann 351
Use family approach to manage children's weight. Schneider, Mary Ellen 512
Virus infects lower respiratory tract. Brief Article 190
Weight gain seen with most drugs for diabetes, except metformin. Tucker, Miriam E. Brief Article 292
Wet nurses: virtually medieval. Kubetin, Sally Koch Brief Article 247
When Irish eyes have cataracts. Kubetin, Sally Koch Brief Article 112
Who should care for end-stage heart failure? McNamara, Damian 524
WHO to release absolute fracture risk index. Boschert, Sherry 656
Who undergoes carrier status testing? Brief Article 250
Young sleep apnea patients found to still be fit; obstructive sleep apnea didn't necessarily affect aerobic fitness in a study of Air Force personnel. Zablocki, Elaine 548

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