Tag Archives: Docs

Docs Can Work Across State Lines in COVID-19 Crisis: White House

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“President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency and numerous state emergency declarations have mobilized thousands of physicians to volunteer for in-person care and to practice remotely through telehealth. While some state licensure laws are temporarily waived, it is essential that hospitals, payers, and licensing and credentialing entities have complete and …

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Many Americans Think Docs Order Too Many Tests, Meds

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Latest Senior Health News TUESDAY, March 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Few older Americans believe ordering more tests and drugs is the way to better health care, a new survey finds. Of the more than 2,000 respondents aged 50 to 80, just 14 percent thought that “more is …

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Google Updates Docs With New Sidebar, Image Position Fixing

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Google is now rolling out an update to Google Docs to incorporate a new formating sidebar and fixed image positioning. That’s according to reports citing a recent announcement from the search giant. The latter of those Google Docs features is likely going to be the more impactful change, rather than …

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Parents’ Wishes Sway Docs’ Choices on Preterm Deliveries

Chemo May Not Harm Unborn Baby

FRIDAY, March 2 (HealthDay News) — When making decisions or counseling families on how to manage very premature deliveries, obstetricians are strongly influenced by parents’ wishes, especially when the parents want everything done to save their baby’s life, a new study finds. Almost 50 percent of babies born between 22 …

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Screen Teens For Depression Annually, Docs Say

Nearly 1 in 3 Overweight Teens in Denial

By Pam HarrisonWebMD Health News Feb. 27, 2018 — The country’s top pediatricians group this week endorsed annual depression screenings for teens. The new two-part guideline, published online Monday in Pediatrics, was developed by the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Canadian Pediatric Society, and psychiatric associations from both countries. “We …

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Don’t Punish Pregnant Women for Opioid Use, Docs Say

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MONDAY, Feb. 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Prevention and treatment, not legal action, should be the focus when dealing with pregnant women who use opioids, a leading pediatricians’ group says. Some states prosecute and jail pregnant women for substance abuse, but the new statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics …

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Some Docs May Help Fuel Opioid Abuse Epidemic

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Latest Mental Health News By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Feb. 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) — You may be more likely to wind up a long-term user of opioid painkillers if you’re treated by a doctor who frequently prescribes those drugs, a new study reports. Emergency room patients are …

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Google Smart Compose Now Available In Docs For Some G Suite Users

Google Smart Compose Now Available In Docs For Some G Suite Users

Google’s AI-powered Smart Compose feature is now making its way out to G Suite users almost across the board in Google Docs, the company has announced. The search giant says that the feature is turned on by default. But it will only be available in English for the time being, …

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Patients With Primary Care Docs May Get Better Health Care

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Latest Prevention & Wellness News MONDAY, Feb. 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) — One way to get better medical care and more value for your health care dollars is to find yourself a primary care provider, researchers say. For the study, researchers analyzed data from more than 70,000 U.S. …

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