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Pancreatic Cancer

Pancreatic cancer is a leading cause of cancer deaths in men and women. The American Cancer Society estimated that in 2019, there would be approximately 56,770 new cases of pancreatic cancer and about 45,750 deaths from pancreatic cancer. Pancreatic cancer may not cause early...
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Oral Cancer

Approximately 49,700 new cases of oral cancer are diagnosed each year in the United States. Tobacco and alcohol use are major risk factors for oral cancer, as well as … read more … http://speakersnetwork.com/forms/OralCancer.pdf    
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Job Openings

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center –  Los Angeles, CA CSMC.org  CME Management Assistant II https://jobs.cedars-sinai.edu/job/los-angeles/management-assistant-ii-continuing-medical-education-cme-full-time-day-shift/252/11381968 ♦ ScientiaCME – Los Angeles, CA ScientiaCME.com CME...
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Menopause

The average age of menopause in women in the United States is 51. The most common symptoms associated with menopause are vasomotor symptoms, including hot flushes, and vaginal symptoms. Vasomotor symptoms, which occur in as many as 85% of US women who go through natural...
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HIV/AIDS Update

Approximately 1.1 million people are living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection in the United States, and nearly 1 in 7 (15%) are unaware of their infection. Young people are the most likely to be unaware of their disease. Among people aged 13-24 with HIV, an...
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Marijuana – Daily or high-potency cannabis increases risk of psychotic disorder

Cannabis is one of the most widely used and controversial substances worldwide. While there is value in medical marijuana for pain control, rheumatoid disorders, and neurological disorders, cannabis can also cause psychosis and impaired social or occupational functioning and can...
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ADHD

ADHD is one of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders of childhood. It is usually first diagnosed in childhood and often lasts into adulthood. There is no single test to diagnose ADHD and many other problems, like anxiety, depression, sleep problems, and certain types of...
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Pediatric Immunization

The CDC has released an updated immunization schedule for 2019 for children and adolescents, and physicians need to be up-to-date with this new information. Children who are not vaccinated are unnecessarily susceptible to serious illnesses. They also present a danger to children...
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Effective Alternatives to Opioids

Effective Alternatives to Opioids An estimated 11% of adults experience daily pain, and many are prescribed opioids to treat their conditions. However, the dangers of prescription misuse, opioid use disorder, and overdose have been a growing problem throughout the United States....
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 Antibiotic Therapy Duration

Antibiotic Therapy Duration The misuse of antibiotics has contributed to the growing problem of antibiotic resistance, which is now a serious and increasing threat to public health.  Long term use of antibiotics is costly to both the patient and hospital and increases the...
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