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CME: LDL Cholesterol Lowering: How & How Low?

The American Journal of Medicine website has posted a new continuing medical education module on lowering cholesterol. LDL Cholesterol Lowering: How and How Low? Program Overview The latest American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association lipid management guidelines make two general statements: 1) that elevated LDL cholesterol levels should be treated with the drug class proven […]

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CME: Improving Outcomes Among Asthma Patients

A new American Journal of Medicine continuing education program– Strategies to Improve Outcomes in Patients with Asthma— will provide physicians with imperative information about the rationale of asthma control for each stage of disease. Expert panel will discuss biomarkers of disease activity, new biologics and the asthma and COPD overlap syndrome among other relevant topics. […]

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Free CME Webcast on Pain Management

Every day, approximately 113 people die from a drug overdose in the United Sates. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), 74% of the 22,810 deaths attributed to drug overdoses in 2011 involved opioid pain relievers or prescription painkillers.[i] Moreover, in 2007, prescription opioid abuse cost the United States 55.7 billion dollars, an amount […]

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Major Depressive Disorder: CME Supplement

The holidays can be a stressful time for your patients, and some may become depressed. Learn the latest treatment options for major depressive order with this continuing medical education (CME) supplement.  Major Depressive Disorder: Understanding the Significance of Residual Symptoms and Balancing Efficacy with Tolerability Statement of Needs and Purpose Effective treatment with antidepressants is […]

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Holiday Blues: Recognizing & Treating Depression

In the US, the holiday season between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve is filled with parties, family, good food, gifts, and togetherness. It’s a time when love, forgiveness, and good cheer are in the air. Or, at least, that is how the holidays are depicted by the media. For many, the holidays are a time […]

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CME: Hepatitis C Screening, Diagnosis, Treatment & Management

The American Journal of Medicine, the Centers for Disease Control’s Division of Viral Hepatitis, and Elsevier have assembled a multifaceted resource center for primary care physicians and specialists who want to learn more about Hepatitis C screening, diagnosis, treatment, and management. The site includes videos, links to research articles, and links to new guidelines. Check […]

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