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Articles from Family Practice News (December 1, 2008)

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A positive turn-off. Feero, Greg 663
Aetna's physician rating program meets standards. Schneider, Mary Ellen 238
As menarche starts earlier, expert reviews 'normal' cycles in teens. Boschert, Sherry 641
Avoid empiric treatment for vulvar skin disorders. Walsh, Nancy 522
C. gattii emerges in Pacific Northwest, kills four. Napoli, Denise 675
Cigarette smoking cessation. Briggs, Gerald G. 778
Cognitive and prolonged exposure therapies beat SSRI for early PTSD. Sullivan, Michele G. 387
Congenital heart disease guidelines target adults. Mahoney, Diana 1040
Data mixed on anticholinergic use for COPD. Zoler, Mitchel L. 676
Data sought on atopic dermatitis barrier products. Brunk, Doug 886
Designer vaginas maligned. Frey, Randy Brief article 124
Do the JUPITER results warrant broader screening for C-reactive protein? Absolute risk demands a more thoughtful approach. Keevil, Jon 463
Do the JUPITER results warrant broader screening for C-reactive protein? hsCRP could be a useful screening tool. Toth, Peter P. 490
Escitalopram bests duloxetine for severe major depression. Jancin, Bruce 503
Exenatide plus metformin improves metabolic, hormonal status in PCOS. Tucker, Miriam E. 666
Exercise deemed safe, improves outcomes in heart failure. Helwick, Caroline 863
Expert gives the lowdown on diagnosing, assessing back pain. Brunk, Doug 381
Family history is key after a serious gastroesophageal event. Bates, Betsy 715
Federal report recognizes Gulf War illness, causes. Schneider, Mary Ellen 797
Foot complications found common in psoriatic arthritis. Jancin, Bruce 428
Full exam guides ADHD diagnosis in preschoolers. Wendling, Patrice 694
Gaps seen in doctors' knowledge about HPV shot. Worcester, Sharon 546
Hatchet vs. scalpel approach to reform debated. Frieden, Joyce 723
Health care is not a commodity. Sekaran, Nishant K. Letter to the editor 350
HIPAA enforcement 'limited'. Anderson, Jane Brief article 146
Hospitals in two states confirm cost savings in wake of vaccine coverage. Worcester, Sharon Brief article 273
In RA patients, cardiovascular risk matches type 2 diabetes. Bates, Betsy 485
Infant acetaminophen use tied to asthma later. Mahoney, Diana 648
Loss of a chance. Tan, S.Y. 731
LTC does not figure in health reform debate. Ault, Alicia 405
Many have drug 'gap' coverage. Anderson, Jane 122
Mass. Blues require e-prescribing. Anderson, Jane Brief article 149
Meal replacements double weight loss, support maintenance. Tucker, Miriam E. 785
Medicare rule focuses on outpatient imaging, quality. Ault, Alicia 367
MedPAC mulls bundling for hospital-SNF readmissions. Ault, Alicia 390
Model predicts pain in patients with dementia. Worcester, Sharon 1109
Nonfasting triglyceride levels tied to stroke risk. Moon, Mary Ann 397
Novel thyroid mimetics may play expanded role. Jancin, Bruce 863
Obese lose 14% of weight on novel combo drug. MacNeil, Jane Salodof 887
Obesity in black women may signal depression. Jancin, Bruce 258
Oral rotavirus vaccine yields better-than-expected results. Napoli, Denise 622
Oral test tracks level of glucose in PCOS. Tucker, Miriam E. 384
Paroxetine tied to sperm DNA fragmentation. Wachter, Kerri 363
Physician survey shows widespread use of active placebos; AMA policy murky. Ault, Alicia 732
Poor marks for PQRI. Anderson, Jane Brief article 126
Predicting pain in the elderly. 243
Prescribed drugs, supplements tied to liver injury: antimicrobials are the most frequent offenders, with some CNS and immunomodulatory agents following. Moon, Mary Ann 795
Program cuts illicit drug use. Anderson, Jane Brief article 146
Psychotherapy shows promise for fibromyalgia. Jancin, Bruce 675
Pulmonary hypertension still high risk in pregnancy. Zoler, Mitchel L. 863
Rapid test flags S. aureus, methicillin susceptibility. Tucker, Miriam E. 644
Rescue techniques may add new risks. Brief article 146
Restrictions on ranolazine's label lifted, cuts [HbA.sub.1C]. Mechcatie, Elizabeth 457
Resuscitation practices ineffective. Anderson, Jane Brief article 127
Retinal thinning may be a window on Parkinson's. Bates, Betsy Clinical report 692
Soldiers with TBI face long-term medical, cost challenges. Bates, Betsy 616
Strategy eyes heart disease and diabetes. Splete, Heidi 585
Stroke data reassuring on presurgical bisoprolol. Zoler, Mitchel L. Clinical report 664
Studies support bariatric surgery in the elderly. MacNeil, Jane Salodof 693
The self-correcting couch potato. Frey, Randy Brief article 152
Think Behcet's when aphthous ulcers recur. Walsh, Nancy 406
Think efficacy and toxicity in selecting psoriasis medications. Wachter, Kerri 599
Type 2 among youths triples cardiovascular risks. Tucker, Miriam E. 678
Vascular events reduced by CRP screening, therapy: risk revealed in presumably healthy people. Helwick, Caroline 877
Venous thromboembolism risk in cancer patients cut by statins. Zoler, Mitchel L. Clinical report 512
Wilderness course recharges students. Ault, Alicia 1177

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