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National Cancer Prevention Month

Greenberg Lecture: Cancer Prevention and Control 

Dr. Michael Pignone discusses inequities in reported cancer outcomes, as well as in accessing cancer screening and prevention services. He describes strategies for addressing these healthcare inequities.

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American Heart Month

Troponin and B Type Natriuretic Peptide: Is It Time to Classify Them as Risk Enhancers?

Dr. Vijay Nambi discusses the concept of residual risk in the context of cardiovascular disease, and describes the possible role of troponin and B type natriuretic peptide as risk-enhancing factors.

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World Leprosy Day

Hansen's Disease

Dr. Eva Clark discusses a typical presentation of a locally acquired case of Hansen's disease in Texas. Hansen's disease (leprosy) diagnoses are often delayed or missed in the United States due to poor healthcare provider awareness of the disease.

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Maternal Health Awareness Day

Maternal Health and Cardiovascular Disease

Dr. Rachel Bond and Laurence Shields discuss the impact of pregnancy on the future health of affected women. They also aim to raise awareness about cardiovascular disease in women, especially as it pertains to maternal health.

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COPD Awareness month

Confronting COPD in the 21st Century

Dr. Nicola Hanania reviews updates in the diagnosis, management, and prognosis of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. He also discusses the current trend toward precision therapy for these patients.

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World Stroke Day

Advances in Stroke: Artificial Intelligence in the Field of Stroke Management

Dr. Annaliese Bosco, Candy Garner, M.S.N., Dr. Vishal B. Jani, and Drew Wellenstein, PA-C, discuss their team's efforts in utilizing artificial intelligence to aid in clinical decision-making when managing instances of stroke.

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World Osteoporosis Day

Osteoporosis Diagnosis and Management

Dr. Reina Villareal reviews the pathophysiology, diagnosis, causes, and management strategies of osteoporosis. She discusses the different treatments as well as the benefits of a drug holiday versus continuous therapy for some patients.

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World Mental Health Day

It’s Not Burnout, It’s Moral Injury
Dr. Sheila LoboPrabhu discusses ways to identify burnout, impairment, and moral injury in healthcare workers. She also shares strategies and policy improvements that can help prevent and manage burnout and moral injury.

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Rett Syndrome Awareness Month

Fine-Tuning Disease: Driving Proteins for Neurological Health
Dr. Huda Zoghbi discusses her work in childhood neurodevelopmental disorders, specifically Rett syndrome. She shares the clinical findings, genetics, protein biomarkers, and possible interventions studied in Rett syndrome. She emphasizes the importance of surgeons making a study of tissues to determine disease pathophysiology.

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Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month

Management of Atrial Fibrillation

Dr. Mihail Chelu discusses pathophysiology and current treatment options for atrial fibrillation. He gives an overview of the landmark atrial fibrillation clinical trials and the guidelines that have been implemented in their wake.

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