A state law restricting physicians' ability to consult with patients about firearm safety infringes on free speech rights.

Florida 'gun gag' law provisions struck down by appeals court

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According to a recent national survey, one in four parents in the country acknowledge that their kids' diet is not ideal.

Parents struggle to keep the junk food out of little mouths

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In men and women, cellular and hormonal changes that start at midlife promote a steady loss of muscle mass.

'Weight creep' is a normal part of aging, but if you're on guard you can reduce your risk

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DACA-recipient medical students in Chicago talk with AMA President Andrew W. Gurman, MD, about uncertainties over their status.

These med students fear a rude awakening for their career dreams

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While it's been speculated that stress is associated with weight gain, new research looks at the impact of long-term stress.

Stress over the long term could make you fat

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Lifestyle modifications can reduce annual medical expenditures by almost $2,700 for patients with prediabetes.

Diabetes prevention saves big; find impact for your patient panel

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Did you know?: 43% of Americans say they are checking their e-mails, texts, or social media accounts constantly

Social Media Are Driving Americans Insane

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So as a physician, when should you order somatic cancer panel testing?

Dig into precision medicine, and earn CME credit while you're at it: [ Spr.ly Link ]

The power - and the fear - of knowing your cancer genome

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Did you know that there's a way for you to not only participate in alternative payment models, but to help their development?

Help develop an alternative payment model for your specialty

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A diverse medical workforce improves care for people who are traditionally underserved.

Can minority students change medicine's racial imbalance?

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Michael Hodgkins, MD, talks EHR challenges, physician burnout risks, and difficulty complying with new requirements at #HIMSS17.

Physician's frustrations with EHR

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Just because Zika “has fallen off the radar” doesn’t mean travelers shouldn’t be vigilant.

Zika? It hasn't gone away, but some travelers are shrugging

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"I desperately, desperately wish that I had a cure for your cold, but none of us do."

When you have a cold, I want you to know why I'm not giving you an antibiotic

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Today is the #Match2017 rank order list deadline! Don't miss this mountain of advice to help you through.

The Match: Advice from those who've been through it

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What do physicians need from health IT developers in an era of payment transformation?

Clinical technology in the age of the QPP

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There was "no evidence whatsoever" that doctors had in any way ever infringed on Second Amendment rights.

Appeals court strikes down Florida 'docs v Glocks' law that barred physicians from asking about gun ownership

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On health IT, Michael Hodgkins, MD, emphasizes prioritizing evidence, accuracy, and practice integration.

AMA CMIO: EHRs are falling short of meeting the needs of doctors

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Court rules that reports used for patient-safety improvements are not protected from disclosure in medical liability cases.

Court rules patient-safety info subject to litigation discovery

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This #HeartMonth, make sure you're in the know -- are you sure you're measuring blood pressure accurately?

The one video you need for accurate blood pressure readings

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Online intensive behavior counseling program for patients with prediabetes shows early returns of 5% weight loss.

Physicians praise online diabetes prevention program: "Finally"

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