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Healio Rheumatology features United Rheumatology execs Tardio and Albano

United Rheumatology executives Douglas Tardio, CEO and Jim Albano, executive vice president of Payer Strategy and Operations, were recently profiled by Healio Rheumatology. The article, which appears on Healio’s website, offers an in-depth...
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The Cannabis Frontier: As Medical Cannabis Moves Mainstream, are Rheumatologists Prepared?

As any self-respecting American marijuana smoker can attest, the nation’s complicated relationship with the drug dates at least as far back as the Founding Fathers: Both George Washington and Thomas Jefferson were known … Read moreThe Cannabis Frontier: As Medical Cannabis Moves Mainstream, are Rheumatologists Prepared?

Marijuana, Rheumatology and Clinical Equipoise

We are extraordinarily fortunate this month to have an esteemed group of clinical scientists participate in our roundtable discussion, “The Cannabis Frontier: As medical cannabis moves mainstream, are rheumatologists prepared?” This is an … Read moreMarijuana, Rheumatology and Clinical Equipoise

Two biomarkers for CV risk identified in juvenile SLE

Researchers identified ApoB:A1 ratio and metabolomic lipoprotein signatures as possible novel biomarkers to predict cardiovascular risk in juvenile systemic lupus erythematosus, according to data presented at the EULAR Annual Congress.“Patient stratification using these … Read moreTwo biomarkers for CV risk identified in juvenile SLE

Trump administration sued regarding rule that puts drug prices in TV ads

Amgen, Merck, Eli Lilly and the Association of National Advertisers sued the Trump administration last week, seeking to avoid complying with an HHS rule that requires the list prices of certain prescription drugs … Read moreTrump administration sued regarding rule that puts drug prices in TV ads

Clinician who sought mental health help shares journey

The struggle clinicians face in helping their patients, performing their required paperwork and maintaining a family life, all while maintaining mental and emotional health, while not new, has grown more challenging in recent … Read moreClinician who sought mental health help shares journey

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Do Arthritis Medications Cause Hair Loss? What You Need to Know

When you begin an arthritis treatment, you may be concerned about hair loss as a side effect. Here’s how to handle it. The post Do Arthritis Medications Cause Hair Loss? What You Need … Read moreDo Arthritis Medications Cause Hair Loss? What You Need to Know

20 Strategies for Fighting Fatigue from Chronic Illness

There’s tired and then there’s fatigue. Let’s not mistake the two. The post 20 Strategies for Fighting Fatigue from Chronic Illness appeared first on CreakyJoints.

27 Hair and Makeup Tips that Should Come in an Arthritis Manual

Who says you have to suffer to be beautiful? The post 27 Hair and Makeup Tips that Should Come in an Arthritis Manual appeared first on CreakyJoints.

This Is Good News: Anti-TNF Drugs Don’t Increase Overall Cancer Risk in People with Psoriatic Arthritis

But more research is needed to investigate a possible link to lymphoma. The post This Is Good News: Anti-TNF Drugs Don’t Increase Overall Cancer Risk in People with Psoriatic Arthritis appeared first on … Read moreThis Is Good News: Anti-TNF Drugs Don’t Increase Overall Cancer Risk in People with Psoriatic Arthritis

Study: Live, Weakened Vaccines Are Safe for Kids with Rheumatic Disease

This is reassuring news for parents of children with inflammatory arthritis. The post Study: Live, Weakened Vaccines Are Safe for Kids with Rheumatic Disease appeared first on CreakyJoints.

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Trump says his healthcare plan is on the way in the coming months

President Donald Trump said this weekend that the administration intends to unveil its long-awaited healthcare plan in the next couple of months as he gears up for a reelection bid. 

Senate privacy bill aims to set new federal standard for consumer health apps

A new bill would create enhanced privacy regulations protecting consumer health data collected through health tracking apps, fitness wearables, and DNA testing kits, according to the Senate sponsors.

OIG found cybersecurity gaps in NIH's All of Us precision medicine research project

The Office of Inspector General found cybersecurity gaps in the National Institutes of Health’s All of Us precision medicine project that could expose personally identifiable information and allow access to participants’ data.

CVS directs initiative combating youth smoking toward teen e-cigarette use

CVS Health and Aetna Foundations are launching a new campaign to fight the increase in youth smoking with e-cigarettes, giving $10 million to several organizations around the country for prevention and education programs.

Trump touts administration’s expansion of HRAs as win for small business

President Donald Trump touted the administration’s expansion of health reimbursement arrangements, saying for many consumers HRAs “will be the way of the future.” 

Rheumatology Advisor Newsfeed

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Unproven But Profitable Stem Cell Clinics

JAMA features a report on the controversy of stem cell treatments for musculoskeletal (MSK) disorders. Stem cell clinics are popular and proliferating as they are largely a cash business and fall outside of … Read moreUnproven But Profitable Stem Cell Clinics

Treat-to-Target in RA: No Increase in AEs

Implementing a treat-to-target approach for the care of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) did not result in an increase in adverse events or resource use, a post-hoc analysis of a randomized trial showed. In an … Read moreTreat-to-Target in RA: No Increase in AEs

An Association between GCA and IBD ?

A population based analysis from Israel suggests that giant cell arteritis (GCA) patients may be at increased risk for  inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) mainly target. This research was based on sporadic reports in … Read moreAn Association between GCA and IBD ?

FDA's Opioid Analgesic Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS) Finalized

In response to the growing opioid crisis, the US Food and Drug Administration has approved the final Opioid Analgesic Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS), designed to reduce the risk of abuse, misuse, … Read moreFDA's Opioid Analgesic Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS) Finalized

Breast Implant Study: More Worries or Not?

The Annals of Surgery reports on an anlaysis of FDA-mandated postmarket studies, including nearly 100,000 breast implant pprocedures, that showed silicone implants to be associated with higher rates of  Sjögren’s syndrome, scleroderma, rheumatoid … Read moreBreast Implant Study: More Worries or Not?