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Articles from Family Practice News (November 15, 2006)

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A few beats ahead: medical device pioneers. Brunk, Doug 1653
AAFP to support immunizing elderly against shingles: payment under medicare remains murky. Tucker, Miriam E. 999
Antidepressant targets circadian cycle, has fewer side effects. MacNeil, Jane Salodof 602
Antihistamines, decongestants of no help in otitis media with effusion. Brunk, Doug 360
Atopic dermatitis pipeline promising. Wachter, Jerri Brief article 172
Atopic dermatitis tamed by repair of skin barrier. McNamara, Damian 506
Auto titration improves CPAP adherence. Worcester, Sharon Brief article 183
Benefits of fish intake outweigh potential risks, reports say. Moon, Mary Ann 805
Bevacizumab approved in lung cancer regimen. Mechcatie, Elizabeth 592
Bilateral infections, history flag those at risk for hard-to-treat otitis media. Boschert, Sherry 360
C. difficile may underlie diarrhea in women. Mohoney, Diana 429
Caffeine may boost cognition in patients with sleep apnea. Brief article 195
CareFirst doctors earn $1.4 million in P4P rewards. Bristol, Nellie 321
Caution urged on androgen therapy for women. Kilgore, Christine 925
Child immunization charts to split by age. Tucker, Miriam E. 481
Clinical pearls for managing atraumatic knee pain. Splete, Heidi 1065
CMS curbs improper claims. Ault, Alicia Brief article 160
CMS finalizes 5% pay cut for physicians in 2007. Schneider, Mary Ellen 723
Combination regimens enhance weight loss. Walsh, Nancy 713
Combo therapy cuts mortality in COPD patients. Jancin, Bruce 649
Computerized order entry can lead to new mistakes. Ault, Alicia 405
Consider IgE testing to identify asthma triggers. Wendling, Patrice 386
Diabetes diminishes lung power in cardiac rehab. Splete, Heidi Brief article 286
Early trauma tied to adult mental, physical health. Walsh, Nancy 821
Elder abuse screening tool should justify referrals. Wendling, Patrice 639
Emergency contraception. Skolnik, Neil S.; Wiedemann, Anne T. 872
Even mild renal impairment increases event risks in cardiac disease patients. Zoler, Mitchel L. 446
Ex-FDA chief pleads guilty. Ault, Alicia Brief article 210
FDA issues warning on venlafaxine overdose risk. Mechcatie, Elizabeth Brief article 266
FDA panel scrutinizes thyroid drug stability. Mechcatie, Elizabeth 1084
FDA targets firms marketing sham diabetes products on the Internet. Mechcatie, Elizabeth 361
Flu vaccine found safe, effective in young infants. Mahoney, Diana 668
Flu vaccine is plentiful, but supply is controlled. Worcester, Sharon 420
FPs back universal flu immunization with adequate supply. Wendling, Patrice 572
Genotype may dictate response to sibutramine. Schonfeld, Amy Rothman 583
Gestational diabetes risk cut by 72% with physical activity. Evans, Jeff Brief article 183
Glycemic control tied to coronary calcification. Wendling, Patrice 508
Greased lightning. Bell, John R. Brief article 108
Guidelines: weight is central to cancer prevention. Bell, John R. 605
Hepatitis A vaccine found safe for 12-month-olds. Tanzola, Melinda 655
Insulin resistance may be rooted in adolescence. Kirn, Timothy F. Brief article 250
Interventions overcome obstacles to IUD use. Dixon, Bruce K. Clinical report 444
Lipoprotein (a) levels spell trouble. Brief article 217
Low adiponectin, HDL signal high risk. Brief article 230
Low-tech options for inflammatory bowel disease promising. Boschert, Sherry 531
Lung function at birth portends asthma. Brief article 314
Making progress against STDs. Douglas, John M., Jr. 803
McClellan accepts think tank post. Ault, Alicia Brief article 122
Medicare should cover self-monitoring. Homler, Howard Letter to the editor 255
Medicare's voluntary quality measurement program expands. Schneider, Mary Ellen 958
Menactra supply appears restored, schedule resumes. Tucker, Miriam E. Brief article 166
Moderately low-carb diet helps insulin resistance. Kirn, Timothy F. 435
Mumps outbreak may not be over on campuses. Tucker, Miriam E. 441
New melanoma metastases risk factors identified. Walsh, Nancy 432
New quality measures to assess individual doctors. Anderson, Jane 650
Niacin okay for diabetics. Moleski, Jeannette Ann Letter to the editor 307
P4P for small practices. Ault, Alicia Brief article 188
Partial regression seen in 10%-35% of melanomas. Dente, Karen Brief article 192
Peptide test flags heart risks in young athletes. Wendling, Patrice 440
Quetiapine okayed for treatment of bipolar depression. Mechcatie, Elizabeth Brief article 237
Quick detective work is needed to identify, treat DRESS syndrome. McNamara, Damian 492
Shared decision making is best approach to obesity. Walsh, Nancy 707
Sleep apnea and opioids may be a lethal combo. Kate, Johnson 877
Sudden cardiac death may not be that sudden. Bell, John R. Brief article 176
Surgery relieves pain from degenerative lumbar scoliosis. Dixon, Bruce K. 380
Tamoxifen relieves symptoms of mania in bipolar disorder trial. MacNeil, Jane Salodof 564
THC taunts DEA. Bell, John R. Brief article 111
Treadmill improves gait in cerebral palsy patients. Worcester, Sharon 799
Treat anxiety in patients with depressive, bipolar disorders. MacNeil, Jane Salodof 712
Tuning in to the boards. Whyte, John Editorial 721
UK tops in maggot milk. Bell, John R. Brief article 108
Ultrasound zaps thyroid nodules. Splete, Heidi 751
Value-based competition to debut in next 2 years. Bristol, Nellie 667
Vancomycin beats metronidazole for severe C. difficile infection. Mohoney, Diana 381
Viagra, schmiagra. Bell, John R. Brief article 101
Virtual colonoscopy poised to gain wide acceptance. Johnson, Kate 612
Virtual screening may reduce polypectomies. Johnson, Kate 388
Wal-Mart expands generic access. Ault, Alicia Brief article 185
Warning on counterfeit glucose tests stresses misinformation. Mechcatie, Elizabeth Brief article 278
When it comes to liability, health IT is still a double-edged sword. Bristol, Nellie 353
Youth who have cerebral palsy emphasize a positive quality of life. 390

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