What is a female condom? How do female condoms work to prevent pregnancy and STDs? Learn all about female condoms — also called internal condoms — in this vi...
How to reschedule marijuana, and why it’s unlikely anytime soon
With Alaska and Oregon joining Washington and Colorado in legalizing recreational marijuana, more attention has been focused on the mismatch between federal and state law. Increasingly, what stands in the way of medical science for marijuana is the Controlled Substances Act. In this post, John Hudak and Grace Wallack walk through the administrative steps necessary to reschedule marijuana, and the political, legal, and international barriers that may stand in the way.
Top Clinical Pulmonary Medicine Articles From April
Here are the top five picks for April 2017 from the Clinical Pulmonary Medicine NetWork.
From the Consultant’s Corner 6/6/17
Leverage MACRA to Support Long-Term Strategic Goals MACRA is largely understood throughout the healthcare industry, and the majority of provider organizations are in the process of implementing their go-forward strategies. With 2017 being a transitional year, it is an essential time for healthcare organizations to think of the bigger picture and develop a long-term roadmap for 2018 and beyond A truly strategic approach to MACRA leverages the program to reinforce the broader goals of an organization. For example, the Clinical Practice Improvement Activities (CPIA) category details over 90 activities that can not only be used to determine your MIPS Composite Performance Score, but more importantly, support the strategic objectives of your practice. Many of these activities…
Vipassana Meditation Centre, Brazil: 'I stayed silent for 10 days'
"So as with most things in life, I didn’t really know what I was getting myself in to."
How do the stars look so good? Valley plastic surgeon Daniel Shapiro tells us what it really takes
How do the stars look so good? Valley plastic surgeon Daniel Sha - azfamily.com 3TV | Phoenix Breaking News, Weather, Sport Member Center: This year's Academy Awards wrapped up last night and the stars looked stunning. But that isn't all genetics. Dr. Daniel Shapiro of Shapior Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and Skin Klinic with his take on how the beautiful people turn back the clock.
Everyone should cook with MSG, says food scientist
"I like to encourage my kids to eat a little healthier, so I'll sprinkle a little 'supersalt' in there. That stuff is really powerful."
Iowa MPJE Study Guide
Pharmacists and future pharmacists preparing for the MPJE exam will find useful features including information on how to register for the exam, questions in a table format to allow learners to fill in their answers, answers to each question with reference to where to find the information in Iowa Code and Administrative Code, and a terminology section of key terms to know.
Medical Marriages: I Don't Want to Give You Advice But...
Mary Klotman, MD, will become dean of Duke University school of Medicine and vice chancellor for health affairs at Duke University. Her husband, Paul Klotman...
Veterans Helping Veterans
While both Larry and James are veterans of the military, their time in the service could not be more different—Larry was on the frontline while James worked as a medic behind the scenes. But that doesn’t stop them from feeling connected to each other, sharing a mutual life-altering experience.