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Articles from Family Practice News (July 15, 2006)

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ACIP inks schedule for providing HPV vaccine: the American Academy of Family Physicians will most likely sign on. Demand may pose a challenge. Tucker, Miriam E. Drug overview 1182
ADA, AHA issue a "call to action' on cardiovascular risk factor screening. Tucker, Mirriam E. Disease/Disorder overview 333
Aldosterone antagonists treat tough HT. Zoler, Mitchel L. Disease/Disorder overview 735
Aldosterone may aggravate sleep apnea in hypertensives. Zoler, Mitchel L. Brief article 246
Are you sure this is angel hair? Bell, John R.; Finn, Robert Brief article 126
At-home screening detects bladder cancer. Lowry, Fran Disease/Disorder overview 362
Bad cop, no doughnut. Bell, John R.; Finn, Robert Brief article 163
Bend it like DeBakey. Bell, John R.; Finn, Robert Brief article 130
Better diabetes care could save $5 billion per year. Tucker, Miriam E. Disease/Disorder overview 619
Bipolar disorder in the elderly eludes diagnosis. Finn, Robert Disease/Disorder overview 495
BP declines in rimonabant users. Goldman, Erik Drug overview 619
Capsule breath test accurately Detects H. pylori. Brunk, Doug Disease/Disorder overview 192
Capsule endoscopy points to source of bleeding. Bates, Betsy Brief article 264
Carbinoxamine products targeted. Ault, Alicia 336
Celecoxib nearly doubled CV risk in halted trials. Bates, Betsy Disease/Disorder overview 569
Chiropractors sue insurers. Nickell, Nancy Brief article 177
CMS proposes hike in E&M pay. Schneider, Mary Ellen 1286
CMS: apply now for a new ID number. Nickell, Nancy Brief article 226
Consensus reached on long-term oxygen Tx. McNamara, Damian 579
Coping with the loss of a spouse. Brunk, Doug Disease/Disorder overview 1764
Cubicin, Wellbutrin XL. Mechcatie, Elizabeth Drug overview 666
DKA at type 1 onset suggests missed diagnosis. Tucker, Miriam E. Disease/Disorder overview 618
Double decidual sign rules out ectopic pregnancy. Boschert, Sherry Medical condition overview 410
EHR certification underway; first product list forthcoming. Schneider, Mary Ellen 310
Emergency care system is shaky, panel warns. Finkelstein, Joel B. 812
Esophageal erosions common in noncardiac chest pain patients. Bates, Betsy Disease/Disorder overview 381
European, U.S. experts revisit prehypertension: a first-ever joint meeting of ESH and ASH appears to have generated consensus on treating early disease. Goldman, Erik Disease/Disorder overview 1313
Exenatide benefits treatment-refractory diabetics. Tucker, Miriam E. 653
Eye exam noninvasively identifies neuropathy. Evans, Jeff Disease/Disorder overview 583
FDA cracks down on unapproved Rx drugs. Ault, Alicia 411
Febuxostat stamps out gout flares at four-year follow-up: low urate levels may eliminate tophi. Jancin, Bruce 613
Five factors identify women at risk for hip fractures: the prediction rule has a 90% sensitivity rate; however, the specificity rate was only 24%. Rollins, Jane Neff Disease/Disorder overview 538
FOBT screening follow-up deemed a "black box". MacNeil, Jane Salodof Disease/Disorder overview 353
FPs less likely to take sexual history than pediatricians. McNamara, Damian 349
Gaps noted in EMS, pediatric services. 423
Getting out of the boarding mind-set. Brief article 232
Gonorrhea spike reported in five Western States, Hawaii, and Alaska. Disease/Disorder overview 513
Hb[A.sub.1c] before age 10 predicts complications. Tucker, Miriam E. Clinical report 287
HHS posts elective procedure, hospital costs. Schneider, Mary Ellen 357
Hops for pops. Bell, John R.; Finn, Robert Brief article 177
Hyperglycemia in the ICU linked to mortality. Evans, Jeff Disease/Disorder overview 636
Hypertension risk soars in type 2 diabetic child. Tucker, Miriam E. 443
IBS workup is controversial, despite guidelines: given a case report, experts agreed on the clinical utility of only two tests to rule out organic disease. Bates, Betsy Disease/Disorder overview 732
In-office AIDS test, please. Nickell, Nancy Brief article 166
Intervening in pregnancy can curb depression. Johnson, Kate Brief article 280
Intervention advised for severe, refractory angina. Boschert, Sherry 549
Intradermal botulinum eases cervical migraine. Nelson, Roxanne Brief article 196
Is gonorrhea add-on to chlamydia test of benefit? Brief article 315
Keep alert for signs of abuse in elderly patients. Rollins, Jane Neff 784
Low vitamin D tied to bone loss in breast cancer. MacNeil, Jane Salodof Disease/Disorder overview 508
Maine PBM law stands. Nickell, Nancy Brief article 184
Marlboro case at Supreme Court. Nickell, Nancy Brief article 153
MinuteClinic: quality council. Nickell, Nancy Brief article 170
Monitor bone health in a rheumatic disease setting. Sullivan, Michele G. Disease/Disorder overview 258
Most first-time mothers wouldn't choose elective cesarean again. Evans, Jeff Clinical report 526
Nasal spray formulation of teriparatide is in the works. Wendling, Patrice Drug overview 557
New glycemic control targets in pregnancy may be needed. Evans, Jeff Medical condition overview 357
Optical colonoscopy use no more judicious after virtual screening. Rollins, Jane Neff 438
Performance measures could offer a big bang. Schneider, Mary Ellen 312
Physical activity reduces cancer risk in postmenopausal women. Tanzola, Melinda 464
Pilot study shows spinal realignment improves systolic hypertension. Zoler, Mitchel L. 393
Primary care intervention improves diabetes outcomes. Tucker, Miriam E. Disease/Disorder overview 488
PSA of 3 ng/mL warrants biopsy for cancer. Lowry, Fran Drug overview 446
PTSD and ASD. Skolnik, Neil S.; Allen, Shannon L. 670
Quick 8-point assessment protects elderly hospitalized patients. Chase, Christina 955
Rectal gonorrhea and syphilis rates high in asymptomatic. Disease/Disorder overview 398
Severe events rare in statin-induced myopathy. Tucker, Miriam E. Brief article 632
Should patients with advanced dementia be taken off cholinesterase inhibitors? Drug overview 1135
Single-dose zoledronic acid rapidly improves bone markers. Walsh, Nancy Drug overview 470
Spacers edge nebulizers for acute asthma in kids: the findings are notable because spacers are cheaper than nebulizers and do not need a power source. Worcester, Sharon 755
Statin cut vascular events in patients with peripheral arterial disease. Zoler, Mitchel L. Disease/Disorder overview 488
Statins slash mortality 77% in nonischemic cardiomyopathy. Nelson, Colin Drug overview 454
Step-down therapy feasible for stabilized asthma. MacNeil, Jane Salodof Drug overview 605
Study finds FDG-PET 93% accurate in diagnosing chronic osteomyelitis. Brunk, Doug Disease/Disorder overview 410
Summer Menactra shortage expected to echo last year's. Splete, Heidi Disease/Disorder overview 380
Syphilis Elimination strategy targets urban MSM. McNamara, Damian 600
Talking, teaching are key in improving: asthma management. Wachter, Kerri Disease/Disorder overview 794
Tool facilitates dialogue about IBS, improves symptoms. Bates, Betsy Disease/Disorder overview 726
Treating anxiety in MI patients. Moss, Rex Letter to the editor 231
Tretinoin is well tolerated for skin ca prevention. Goldman, Erik Drug overview 612
Triaminic vapor patches recalled. Wachter, Kerri Brief article 135
Two states tie behavior to Medicaid benefits: Kentucky and West Virginia try carrots and sticks to spur healthier lifestyles, medical home usage. Nickell, Nancy 719
vCJD may be more widespread than projected: prion diseases have long incubation periods, possibly approaching or even exceeding the human life span. Gardner, Jonathan Disease/Disorder overview 455
What to drink after the 17 beers. Bell, John R.; Finn, Robert Brief article 131
Women less likely to be referred for hematuria. Lowry, Fran Disease/Disorder overview 398
Yoga boosts quality of life during breast ca radiation. Worcester, Sharon Disease/Disorder overview 352

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