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PodMed: A Medical News Roundup From Johns Hopkins
Sat, 03 Oct 2015 14:00:00 -0400
This weeks topics include calcium supplements, chemotherapy during pregnancy, cardiometabolic impact of obesity in children, and a low-nicotine cigarette

Friday Feedback: What's Next for Reduced-Nicotine Cigarettes
Fri, 02 Oct 2015 16:55:53 -0400
Are they safer? Less addictive? And how do e-cigarettes fit in?

Tobacco Use Boosts Cost of Artery Disease Tx
Fri, 02 Oct 2015 13:30:00 -0400
Smoking linked to "extremely high rate" of hospitalizations, heart events

OncoBreak: Risky Cancer Test, Tricky Drugs, 'Good' Smoker Genes
Thu, 01 Oct 2015 12:00:00 -0400
News, features, and commentary about cancer-related issues

Reduced-Nicotine Cigarettes: Safer Than Conventional Products?
Wed, 30 Sep 2015 17:03:58 -0400
Randomized trial shows mixed results

Is a Reduced-Nicotine Cigarette Really Safer?
Wed, 30 Sep 2015 17:03:16 -0400
Perry Wilson, MD, takes a closer look at a study sure to provoke debate

AAFP Split Over Marijuana's Legal Status
Wed, 30 Sep 2015 11:30:00 -0400
But members agreed: no more jail for marijuana offenses

Morning Break: Falling Flat-Screen TVs; Nursing Home Fraud; Laptop Eye Exam
Wed, 30 Sep 2015 09:45:00 -0400
Health news and commentary from around the Web, gathered by the ALLMedPage Today staff

Novel Drug Shows Promise as COPD Therapy
Tue, 29 Sep 2015 12:30:00 -0400
Inhaled p38 inhibitor reduced lung inflammation markers in early-stage study

Smokers Face Higher Risk for Revision after Knee Replacement
Mon, 28 Sep 2015 18:00:00 -0400
Tripled odds of arthroplasty failure requiring new surgery

Risk of T2D High for Smokers, Decreases With Quitting
Tue, 22 Sep 2015 13:55:23 -0400
12% of diabetes cases in men may be attributable to smoking

USPSTF: Value of E-Cigs as Cessation Aid Still Unknown
Tue, 22 Sep 2015 12:30:00 -0400
Group notes proven effectiveness of other stop-smoking products

Medical Societies to CMS: Not Ready for Stage 3 Meaningful Use
Fri, 18 Sep 2015 15:15:55 -0400
American Medical Association and others urge delay in next phase

OncoBreak: Cancer 'Prehab,' Emotional Wisdom, No E-Cigs in Parks
Thu, 17 Sep 2015 12:00:00 -0400
News, features, and commentary about cancer-related issues

FDA Bans Sale of Four RJR Cigarette Brands
Tue, 15 Sep 2015 14:21:57 -0400
Products morphed so much over time, they failed "substantial equivalence" test