Highlights

Here you'll find the latest news and featured highlights from Clinician Resources.

Men’s Health Month

Screening for Colorectal Cancer

Dr. Ronald A. Gagliano Jr. and Dr. Devi Mukkai Krishnamurty discuss the burden of colorectal cancer in the U.S. and the importance of early detection for the best patient health outcomes. They focus on the supporting evidence and efficacy of both age-based and risk-based colorectal screening recommendations.

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Risky Business: What Every Physician Should Know to Protect Against a Government Investigation or Prosecution

Jose Vela Jr., J.D., discusses key laws that prohibit or impose limitations on certain business relationships, emphasizing the importance of adhering to legal frameworks to avoid potential penalties related to medical licensing.

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Suicidal Recovery Predicted by MicroRNAS as Epigenetic Plasma Biomarkers

Dr. Thomas Kosten discusses his research on the role of biomarkers, specifically epigenetic microRNAs, in suicidality and recovery from attempted suicide.

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The Mouse Metabolism and Phenotyping Core at Baylor College of Medicine

Dr. Pradip Saha discusses the function of the Mouse Metabolism and Phenotyping Core and the benefits of animal models in scientific research and how they can advance our understanding of the genetics, pathogenesis, and prevention of endocrine diseases and disorders of metabolism. 

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Mental Health Month

How the Health Insurance Industry Militates Against Mental Health

Dr. J. Wesley Boyd discusses evidence that supports the claim that, due to the importance placed on profits, the United States health insurance industry has greatly impeded access to mental health care.

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Workflows in Addressing Under-diagnosis of Hyperparathyroidism

Workflows in Addressing Under-diagnosis of Hyperparathyroidism

Dr. Feibi Zheng discusses the clinical protocol and workflow protocol when diagnosing hyperparathyroidism in patients with hypercalcemia.

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Lupus Awareness Month

Annual Finger Lecture: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Update
Dr. Michelle Petri discusses current best practices in detecting and managing systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and its various complications. She discusses the overreliance on prednisone and why SLE is a leading cause of death in young women of color.

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Aging and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Aging and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Tiffany Castenell, social worker, and Dr. Cynthia Peacock discuss the evolving support needs of individuals as they age into adulthood and the unique challenges associated with caregiving for older individuals with IDD highlight the necessity for tailored and comprehensive support systems to ensure their well-being and quality of life.

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Hepatitis Awareness Month

Management of Hepatitis C in Primary Care
Dr. Saira Aijaz Khaderi, Dr. Justin A. Reynolds, Erin Sharp, PharmD, MBA, and Dr. Nicholas Stine discuss the updates in the prevention and treatment of hepatitis C in primary care settings.

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Asthma Awareness Month

Clinicopathologic Conference: A Case of Chronic Dyspnea: How EOS Took My Breath Away
Dr. Matthew Mason shares the case of a 51-year-old woman with a history of asthma, hypertension, and GERD who presented to the emergency department with acute on chronic productive cough and shortness of breath. For this case, Dharani Narendra serves as the case discussant, and Dr. Bhavika Kaul serves as the pulmonary and critical care medicine expert discussant.

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