PodMed TT – The Cost of Robotic Surgery

Friday, August 31, 2018
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What is the impact of robots on surgery? They’re really expensive, Rick and I conclude on PodMed TT this week, as found in a research letter in JAMA….

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PodMed TT – Cost of Brand-Name Combination Pills vs. Generics

Friday, August 24, 2018
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Are combination pills, also known as “polypills,” a good idea when it comes to managing a person’s multiple conditions? A JAMA study Rick and I highlight on PodMed…

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PodMed TT – Study: Prenatal TDAP Vaccine Does Not Increase Autism Risk

Friday, August 17, 2018
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Women who are pregnant should receive the TDAP—that’s tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis—vaccine with the goal of protecting their unborn child from infections, especially whooping cough or pertussis, in…

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PodMed TT Offers Podcast Listeners Latest Medical News

Monday, August 13, 2018
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When medical professionals want to stay in the loop on breaking medical news, there is one podcast they tune into week after week: PodMed TT. Hosted by Texas…

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Tech Talk: HSC El Paso – 07/02/18

Monday, July 2, 2018
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Tech Talk: HSC El Paso brings you up to speed on this week’s news and events. Check it out!

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PodMed TT – Increasing Autism Rates

Friday, May 4, 2018
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Is the rate of autism increasing nationally? As Rick and I discuss on PodMed TT this week, a very large and long-term analysis published in Morbidity and Mortality…

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PodMed TT – Mumps Resurgence and More

Friday, March 30, 2018
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Have you been vaccinated against mumps? Most people in the United States can answer yes, yet there’s been a disturbing resurgence of the infectious disease nationally. A study…

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This Week in PodMed TT – Antipsychotic Medications and Dementia, Metachronous Gastric Cancer, and Oxygen Therapy for Infants with Bronchiolitis

Friday, March 23, 2018
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There’s no question that managing behavioral symptoms of dementia is hard for caregivers, but antipsychotic medications aren’t the answer. That assertion was affirmed by the Centers for Medicare…

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