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USPSTF Recommendation: Vision Screening in Children

Interview with Alex R Kemper, MD, MPH, MS, Task Force member and co-author of Vision Screening in Children Aged 6 Months to 5 Years: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement
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State Flexibility for Medicaid: How Much and Who Decides?

In this podcast, we talk with Dr Stuart Butler about his recent JAMA Forum article discussing the role of state flexibility in Medicaid.
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Evaluation of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy in Football Players

Interview with Ann C. McKee, M.D., author of Clinicopathological Evaluation of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy in Players of American Football
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USPSTF Recommendation: Behavioral Counseling for CVD Prevention

Interview with Susan J. Curry, PhD, author of Behavioral Counseling to Promote a Healthful Diet and Physical Activity for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in Adults Without Cardiovascular Risk Factors: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement
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USPSTF Recommendation: Screening for Obesity in Children and Adolescents

Interview with David C. Grossman, MD, MPH, author of Screening for Obesity in Children and Adolescents: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement
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Comparison of Intra-articular Triamcinolone vs Saline for Knee Osteoarthritis

Interview with Timothy E. McAlindon, MD,MPH, author of Effect of Intra-articular Triamcinolone vs Saline on Knee Cartilage Volume and Pain in Patients With Knee Osteoarthritis: A Randomized Clinical Trial
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Screening for Thyroid Cancer

Interview with Charles Landefeld, MD, author of Screening for Thyroid Cancer: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement
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Genomics and Precision Health

Whole-genome sequencing is now easily done for very little cost. It is not known how to interpret the results of this testing. Healthy individuals should not have this performed. If someone has a reason to suspect a particular disease with a known genetic association, then whole-genome or targeted sequencing is reasonable to pursue.
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Screening for Preeclampsia

Interview with Maureen G. Phipps, MD, MPH, Task Force member and co-author of Screening for Preeclampsia: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement
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Dexamethasone Without Antibiotics vs Placebo on Acute Sore Throat

Interview with Gail Hayward, MA (Oxon) D.Phil MRCP MRCGP, author of Effect of Oral Dexamethasone Without Immediate Antibiotics vs Placebo on Acute Sore Throat in Adults: A Randomized Clinical Trial
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JAMA Medical News: The Nature of Lung Microbiome Research

This podcast discusses the latest research into the workings of the lung microbiome and how it will affect future diagnosis and treatment of respiratory diseases. Related article: The Lung Microbiome: Key to Respiratory Ills?
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Barry Marshall, MD: H pylori 35 Years Later

This Medical News podcast features an interview with Barry Marshall, MD, who codiscovered the stomach bug H pylori in 1982.
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Screening for Celiac Disease

Interview with Alex H Krist, MD, MPH, Task Force member and co-author of Screening for Celiac Disease: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement
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Patient-Reported Outcomes Following Treatment for Localized Prostate Cancer

Interview with Freddie C. Hamdy, MD, FRCSEd(Urol), and Jenny L Donovan, PhD, FMedSci, authors of Patient-Reported Outcomes Following Treatment for Localized Prostate Cancer: Helping Decision Making for Patients and Their Physicians
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Updated Guidelines for Sepsis Management

In 2017 the Society for Critical Care Medicine updated its guidelines for sepsis management. These new guidelines differ significantly from ones in the past in that they no longer recommend protocolized resuscitation and emphasize early and aggressive fluid resuscitation when patients present with septic shock. This is the first podcast in the Surviving Sepsis guideline series. The next episode discusses why the new sepsis guideline changed.
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USPSTF Recommendation: The Screening Pelvic Examination

Interview with Maureen G. Phipps, MD, MPH, Task Force member and co-author of Screening for Gynecologic Conditions With Pelvic Examination: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement
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Updated Guidelines for Sepsis Management

In 2017 the Society for Critical Care Medicine updated its guidelines for sepsis management. These new guidelines differ significantly from ones in the past in that they no longer recommend protocolized resuscitation and emphasize early and aggressive fluid resuscitation when patients present with septic shock. This is the first podcast in the Surviving Sepsis guideline series. The next episode discusses why the new sepsis guideline changed.
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The Effects of Testosterone Gel on Health Outcomes

Can testosterone gel improve memory, correct anemia, increase bone density or prevent the growth of coronary artery plaque in older men with low testosterone levels? Four new studies in JAMA and JAMA Internal Medicine found improvement in some of these measures.
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Alzheimer Outlook Far From Bleak

Rudolph Tanzi, PhD, of Harvard University, and Berislav Zlokovic, MD, PhD, of the University of Southern California, discuss what the future holds for Alzheimer Disease research and treatment.
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Effect of Scalp Cooling for Chemotherapy-Induced Alopecia in Women With Breast Cancer

Interview with Julie Rani Nangia, BA, MD, author of Effect of a Scalp Cooling Device on Alopecia in Women Undergoing Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer: The SCALP Randomized Clinical Trial, and Hope S. Rugo, MD, author of Association Between Use of a Scalp Cooling Device and Alopecia After Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer
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JAMA Performance Improvement: Do No Harm — Ensuring Staff Safety Against Violent Patients

Violence against health care workers is increasing. With fewer mental health services available, health care workers have disproportionate exposure to potentially dangerous patients. This article reviews the experience of one nurse who was severely injured by a patient and the lessons learned by the hospital where the incident occurred regarding minimizing the risk of staff injury when providing care for potentially violent patients. We interview Robert P. Roca, MD, MPH, MBA; Antonio DePaolo, PhD; Ernestine Cosby, RN; and Bolarin Kehinde, RN, to shed light on this serious issue.
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Screening for Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Adults

Interview with Alex H. Krist, MD, MPH, Task Force member and co-author of Screening for Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Adults: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement
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USPSTF Recommendation: Folic Acid to Prevent Neural Tube Defects

Interview with Alex R. Kemper, MD, MPH, MS, Task Force member and co-author of Folic Acid Supplementation for the Prevention of Neural Tube Defects: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement
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Systematic Approach to a New Onset Seizure

Between 8% and 10% of the population will have a seizure at one point in life. It's important to distinguish seizures from other entities that can look like them and, once a diagnosis of a seizure is established, know how to treat them. In this JAMA Clinical Review podcast, we discuss seizures and epilepsy with Jay Gavvala, MD, author of New-Onset Seizure in Adults and Adolescents: A Review.
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JAMA Performance Improvement: Do No Harm — Ensuring Staff Safety Against Violent Patients

Violence against health care workers is increasing. With fewer mental health services available, health care workers have disproportionate exposure to potentially dangerous patients. This article reviews the experience of one nurse who was severely injured by a patient and the lessons learned by the hospital where the incident occurred regarding minimizing the risk of staff injury when providing care for potentially violent patients. We interview Robert P. Roca, MD, MPH, MBA; Antonio DePaolo, PhD; Ernestine Cosby, RN; and Bolarin Kehinde, RN, to shed light on this serious issue.
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Serologic Screening for Genital Herpes Infection

Interview with Ann E. Kurth, PhD, RN, MSN, MPH, author of Serologic Screening for Genital Herpes Infection: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement
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Early Physical Activity and Persistent and Postconcussive symptoms in Children and Adolescents

Interview with Roger L. Zemek, MD, author of Association Between Early Participation in Physical Activity Following Acute Concussion and Persistent Postconcussive Symptoms in Children and Adolescents
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NIH Charts a Path for Nutrition Science

Interview with Jennifer Abbasi, author of NIH Charts a Path for Nutrition Science
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US County-Level Trends in Mortality Rates for Major Causes of Death

Interview with Christopher JL. Murray, MD, DPhil, author of US County-Level Trends in Mortality Rates for Major Causes of Death, 1980-2014
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What Should Students or Residents Do When Abused by Faculty

Approximately one-third of all medical school graduates report having been abused as students. Medical student and resident abuse has long been considered unacceptable behavior but still persists in the teaching environment. In this podcast we discuss how students and residents might respond to these events. We interview Geoffrey Young, MD, from the Association of American Medical Colleges and Thomas J. Nasca, MD, from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, who discuss how they expect medical schools to respond to abusive behaviors and what resources are available to students and residents who have been abused to report those experiences without fearing retribution.
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Statin Use for Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in Adults

Interview with Douglas K. Owens, MD, MS, USPSTF Task Force member and coauthor of Statin Use for the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in Adults: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement
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Using Medicare Star Ratings to Select Hospitals

Medicare recently developed a star rating system to help consumers determine the quality of care delivered at various hospitals. This rating system was considered controversial by many. In this podcast we discuss the rating system with one of its critics, Karl Y. Bilimoria, MD, MS, and with Kate Goodrich, MD, the Director of the Center for Clinical Standards and Quality at Medicare.
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Pioneering Geneticist Explains Ambitious Plan to “Write” the Human Genome

This Medical News podcast discusses the Human Genome Project-write with Harvard geneticist, George Church, PhD.
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Professional Boundaries: What to Do When Clinicians Ask Other Clinicians to Prescribe Medications for Them

In this episode of JAMA Professionalism: Best Practice, Edward H. Livingston, MD looks at the case of a physician requesting prescription medication from a colleague to examine professional boundaries between physicians and options for managing those boundaries. Shiphra Ginsburg, MD and Wendy Levinson, MD, authors of the related article, join Dr Livingston to discuss the best options for handling this challenging situation. Arthur S. Hengerer, MD, chair of the Federation of State Medical Boards discusses the legal and licensure ramifications of physicians prescribing for other clinicians and Kate E. Engelhardt, MD, and D. Brock Hewitt, MD, MPH, practicing physicians, relate their experience with other clinicians asking them to prescribe medications.
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USPSTF Recommendation: Interventions to Support Breastfeeding

Interview with Ann E. Kurth, PhD, RN, MSN, MPH, Task Force member and co-author of Primary Care Interventions to Support Breastfeeding: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement
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On CDC’s 70th Anniversary, Director Tom Frieden, MD, Looks Ahead

This Medical News podcast features a Q&A with CDC Director Tom Frieden, MD, commemorating the agency’s historic 70th anniversary. The interview was recorded on August 8th, 2016.
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The Supplement Paradox

Interview with Pieter A. Cohen, MD, author of The Supplement Paradox: Negligible Benefits, Robust Consumption
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Treatments for Hyperemesis and Nausea and Vomiting in Pregnancy

Nearly all women experience some element of nausea and vomiting during their pregnancies. In this podcast we review the entire spectrum of disease all the way up to hyperemesis gravidarum and how to provide care for women experiencing these problems.
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Fluid Resuscitation for Patients in Septic Shock

When managing septic shock, passive leg raising is the best test to determine if a patient is likely to respond to a fluid bolus, better than CVP lines or even bedside ultrasound. Dr Najib Ayas, Associate professor of Critical Care Medicine at the University of British Columbia, discusses shock management from the context of his Rational Clinical examination article in the September 27, 2016 issue of JAMA, entitled “Will This Hemodynamically Unstable Patient Respond to a Bolus of Intravenous Fluids?”
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Endovascular Thrombectomy and Outcomes in Ischemic Stroke

Interview with Jeffrey L Saver, M.D., author of Time to Treatment With Endovascular Thrombectomy and Outcomes From Ischemic Stroke: A Meta-analysis
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JAMA Performance Improvement: Do No Harm — Performing the Wrong Procedure

What to do when the wrong procedure is performed? In this first installment of JAMA Performance Improvement: Do No Harm we explore the options for dealing with this very difficult problem with Tami Minnier, RN, MSN, Paul Phrampus, MD, Linda Waddell, RN, MSN, and David Baker, MD, MPH, FACP. Air traffic audio courtesy of LiveATC.net, used with permission.
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Monitoring and Feedback for Long-term Weight Loss

Interview with John M. Jakicic, PhD, author of Effect of Wearable Technology Combined With a Lifestyle Intervention on Long-term Weight Loss: The IDEA Randomized Clinical Trial
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Value-Driven Outcomes Program and Health Care Cost and Quality

Interview with Vivian S. Lee, MD, PhD, MBA;, author of Implementation of a Value-Driven Outcomes Program to Identify High Variability in Clinical Costs and Outcomes: Association With Reduced Cost and Improved Quality, and Michael E. Porter, PhD, author of From Volume to Value in Health Care: The Work Begins
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A Surgeon-scientist and Entrepreneur Fights Against Cancer

Patrick Soon-Shiong, MD, physician-scientist and entrepreneur, talks about the National MoonShot Initiative, his MoonShot 2020 Program, as well as promising approaches in cancer immunotherapy. This podcast was originally recorded on June 3, 2016
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USPSTF Recommendation: Screening for Latent Tuberculosis in Adults

Interview with Francisco A.R. García, MD, MPH, author of Screening for Latent Tuberculosis Infection in Adults: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement
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The High Cost of Pharmaceuticals in the United States

Drug prices continue to rise in the US. Many solutions have been proposed but few have been implemented. Drs. Janet Woodcock from the FDA and Aaron Kesselheim, author of The High Cost of Prescription Drugs in the United States from the Harvard Medical School discuss the role of brand name drugs and generics and how they influence the cost of pharmaceuticals.
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JAMA Professionalism: Best Practice--Disclosure of Medical Error

Introducing a new series of JAMA articles on professionalism, discussed from the perspective of how clinicians should address challenging clinical situations and adverse events in their medical practice. In the first episode of the accompanying podcast, JAMA Professionalism: Best Practice, we interview Wendy Levinson, MD, and Jensen Yeung, MD, authors of Disclosure of Medical Error, which appeared in the August 16, 2016 issue of JAMA, as well as Thomas H. Gallagher, MD.
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Cost-effectiveness of PCSK9 Inhibitors for Heterozygous FH or ASCVD

Interview with Dhruv S. Kazi, MD, MSc, MS, author of Cost-effectiveness of PCSK9 Inhibitor Therapy in Patients With Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia or Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease
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Opioid Use Disorder

Edward H. Livingston, MD, discusses the British Columbia Ministry of Health’s 2015 guidelines on clinical management of opioid use disorder in adults with Keith Ahamad, MD, Evan Wood, MD, PhD, ABIM, FRCPC, Tony L. Yaksh, PhD, and Humayun J. Chaudhry, DO, MS, MACP, FACOI.
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USPSTF Recommendation: Screening for Lipid Disorders in Youth

Interview with David Grossman, MD, author of Screening for Lipid Disorders in Children and Adolescents: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement
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Cerebral Protection Device Effects on Brain Lesions After TAVI

Interview with Axel Linke, MD, author of Effect of a Cerebral Protection Device on Brain Lesions Following Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation in Patients With Severe Aortic Stenosis: The CLEAN-TAVI Randomized Clinical Trial
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Threat From Colistin-Resistant Superbug

Interview with Barbara E. Murray, MD, author of Infectious Disease Expert Sees Threat From Colistin-Resistant Superbug
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Screening for Skin Cancer

Interview with Michael P. Pignone, MD, MPH, author of Screening for Skin Cancer: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement
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Treating Opioid Use Disorder Using Buprenorphine Implants

Richard N. Rosenthal, MD discusses a randomized clinical trial demonstrating the efficacy of an implantable buprenorphine-releasing device for treating opioid use disorder.
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HIV and Transplantation: New Reasons for HOPE

Interview with Dorry Segev, MD, PhD, author of HIV and Transplantation: New Reasons for HOPE
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Review of Lyme Disease, Human Granulocytic Anaplasmosis, and Babesiosis

Interview with Linden Hu, MD, author of Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention of Lyme Disease, Human Granulocytic Anaplasmosis, and Babesiosis: A Review
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Attitudes and Practices of Euthanasia and Physician-Assisted Suicide

Interview with Ezekiel J. Emanuel, MD, PhD, author of Attitudes and Practices of Euthanasia and Physician-Assisted Suicide in the United States, Canada, and Europe
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Managing Persistent Diarrhea

Persistent diarrhea is a poorly recognized syndrome in all populations that requires proper assessment and diagnosis to ensure that affected individuals receive the treatment needed to experience improvement of clinical symptoms. Listen to Drs Herbert DuPont and Annie Feagins discuss how to diagnose and treat diarrhea. Related article: Persistent Diarrhea
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Intensive Blood Pressure Control in Adults Aged 75 Years or Older

Interview with Jeff D. Williamson, MD, MHS, author of Intensive vs Standard Blood Pressure Control and Cardiovascular Disease Outcomes in Adults Aged ≥75 Years: A Randomized Clinical Trial
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Gun Law Reforms and Firearm Deaths in Australia

Howard Bauchner, MD, Editor in Chief of JAMA, interviews Simon Chapman, MD, author of Association Between Gun Law Reforms and Intentional Firearm Deaths in Australia, 1979-2013
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Screening for Colorectal Cancer

Interview with Douglas K. Owens, MD, MS, author of Screening for Colorectal Cancer: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement
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Review of Lyme Disease, Human Granulocytic Anaplasmosis, and Babesiosis

Interview with Linden Hu, MD, author of Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention of Lyme Disease, Human Granulocytic Anaplasmosis, and Babesiosis: A Review
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USPSTF Recommendation: Screening for Syphilis Infection

Interview with Ann E. Kurth, PhD, RN, MSN, MPH, author of Screening for Syphilis Infection in Nonpregnant Adults and Adolescents: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement
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Trends in Obesity Among Adults in the United States, 2005 to 2014

Interview with Cynthia L. Ogden, PhD, author of Trends in Obesity Among Adults in the United States, 2005 to 2014
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Neighborhood Walkability, Weight, and Diabetes

Interview with Gillian L. Booth, MD, author of Association of Neighborhood Walkability With Change in Overweight, Obesity, and Diabetes
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Histologic Changes in the Esophagus in Patients With GERD

Drs Stuart Spechler and Peter Kahrilis discuss GERD and esophagitis--how they occur and how they are treated. Dr Spechler also discusses a new hypothesis regarding how reflux esophagitis is caused that differs from the traditional teaching that acid and pepsin reflux into the esophagus and burn the mucosa layers.
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Physician-Surrogate Discordance in Prognosis of Critically Ill Patients

Interview with Douglas B. White, MD, MAS, author of Prevalence of and Factors Related to Discordance About Prognosis Between Physicians and Surrogate Decision Makers of Critically Ill Patients
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Treating ADHD in Adolescents

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD is a very common problem affecting about 10% of all adolescents. Children with ADHD have short attention spans, are hyperactive, talk a great deal, can be disruptive in the classroom etc.-features that are common in many adolescents. However, to have true ADHD, children must be significantly impaired by these problems. An array of medical and behavioral treatments can successfully help manage ADHD. These are reviewed in a series of articles appearing in the May 10, 2016, issue of JAMA. In this podcast, we discuss ADHD with the authors of some of those papers, Eugenia Chan, MD, MPH from Harvard and Philip Shaw, MD, PhD from the National Human Genome Research Institute.
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Chemoradiotherapy vs Chemotherapy for Pancreatic Cancer

Interview with Pascal Hammel, MD, author of Effect of Chemoradiotherapy vs Chemotherapy on Survival in Patients With Locally Advanced Pancreatic Cancer Controlled After 4 Months of Gemcitabine With or Without Erlotinib: The LAP07 Randomized Clinical Trial
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Quelling Zika Fears With Evidence

Christine Curry, MD, PhD, assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Miami, discusses the challenges of keeping pregnant patients and her colleagues well-informed of the facts as Zika virus fears circulate.
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Review of Lyme Disease, Human Granulocytic Anaplasmosis, and Babesiosis

Interview with Linden Hu, MD, author of Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention of Lyme Disease, Human Granulocytic Anaplasmosis, and Babesiosis: A Review
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Rotating Night Shift Work and Risk of CHD Among Women

Interview with Céline Vetter, PhD, author of Association Between Rotating Night Shift Work and Risk of Coronary Heart Disease Among Women
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Pembrolizumab, Tumor Response, and Survival in Advanced Melanoma

Interview with Antoni Ribas, MD, PhD, author of Association of Pembrolizumab With Tumor Response and Survival Among Patients With Advanced Melanoma
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Diagnosing Infectious Mononucleosis

Mononucleosis is a common disease of young adults manifested by lethargy, fever, pharyngitis, lymphadenopathy and splenomegaly. In this podcast, we review the clinical features of the disease and how good each of them is at establishing a diagnosis of mononucleosis. We also review how Epstein Barr virus was discovered as the cause of mononucleosis and talk to Mark H. Ebell, MD, MS, author of Does This Patient Have Infectious Mononucleosis? The Rational Clinical Examination Systematic Review.
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Air Quality and Bronchitic Symptoms in Children

Interview with Kiros Berhane, PhD, author of Association of Changes in Air Quality With Bronchitic Symptoms in Children in California, 1993-2012
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Association Between Income and Life Expectancy in the United States

Interview with Raj Chetty, PhD, author of The Association Between Income and Life Expectancy in the United States, 2001-2014, and Angus Deaton, PhD, author of On Death and Money: History, Facts, and Explanations
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Screening for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Interview with William R. Phillips, MD, MPH, author of Screening for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement
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Pain and Physical Function After Bariatric Surgery

Interview with Wendy C. King, PhD, author of Change in Pain and Physical Function Following Bariatric Surgery for Severe Obesity
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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction vs Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Chronic Low Back Pain

Interview with Daniel C. Cherkin, PhD, author of Effect of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction vs Cognitive Behavioral Therapy or Usual Care on Back Pain and Functional Limitations in Adults With Chronic Low Back Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial
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Opioid Prescribing: Rising to the Challenge

An opioid abuse epidemic now plagues US healthcare. It was caused, in part, by overzealous advocacy for controlling chronic pain resulting in overuse of narcotics. There are now 2 million Americans addicted to opioids. The approach for treating chronic pain must change. In this podcast, we summarize recent CDC guidelines for the proper use of opioids for treating chronic pain.
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Causes of Outbreaks of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases in the United States

Interview with Saad B. Omer, MBBS, MPH, PhD, author of Association Between Vaccine Refusal and Vaccine-Preventable Diseases in the United States A Review of Measles and Pertussis
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Treating Geriatric Polypharmacy by Deintensifying Unnecessary Diabetes Treatment

Polypharmacy is a rapidly worsening problem that hits elderly patients particularly hard. As patients grow older, they need more medications but at the same time become less capable of managing the complexity of drug treatments. In order to simplify treatment regimens for older patients, it is necessary to consider the evidence supporting treatment of various conditions and when the evidence is not particularly strong, reduce or eliminate medications accordingly. Diabetes management in the elderly is highlighted in this podcast with specific attention given to deintensifying diabetes treatment in the elderly.
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Children With Acute Concussion Presenting to the Emergency Department

Interview with Lynn Babcock, MD, MS, author of Identifying Children and Adolescents at Risk for Persistent Postconcussion Symptoms
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Screening for Impaired Visual Acuity in Older Adults

Interview with Michael P. Pignone, MD, MPH, author of Screening for Impaired Visual Acuity in Older Adults: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement
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Interview with Robert O. Bonow, MD, MS

Robert O. Bonow, MD, the editor-in-chief of JAMA Cardiology, the JAMA Network’s newest addition, discusses his editorial vision for the journal, as well as his insights on advances in the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease.
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Consensus Definitions for Sepsis and Septic Shock

Interview with Clifford Deutschman, MD, MS, Mervyn Singer, MD and Derek Angus, MD, MPH, authors of The Third International Consensus Definitions for Sepsis and Septic Shock (Sepsis-3)
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Trends in Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome in 50 Countries

Interview with John G. Laffey, MD, MA, author of Epidemiology, Patterns of Care, and Mortality for Patients With Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome in Intensive Care Units in 50 Countries
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Screening for Autism Spectrum Disorder in Young Children

Interview with David C. Grossman, MD, MPH, author of Screening for Autism Spectrum Disorder in Young Children: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement
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Antibiotic Therapy for Community-Acquired Pneumonia in Adults

Community acquired pneumonia accounts for 600,000 hospital admissions a year. Many patients with this disease are quite ill and have a very high mortality. To save lives, the appropriate antibiotics should be given in a timely basis, but it is not clear what the best antibiotics are and how long they should be given. In this podcast we interview the author of a JAMA review on community acquired pneumonia, Dr Jonathan Lee, author of Antibiotic Therapy for Adults Hospitalized With Community-Acquired Pneumonia, who performed a systematic review of the literature to determine the best way to treat community acquired pneumonia.
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New Dietary Guidelines

Interview with Karen DeSalvo, MD, MPH, MSc, author of Dietary Guidelines for Americans
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Seafood Consumption, Mercury, and Brain Neuropathology in Older Adults

Interview with Martha Clare Morris, ScD, author of Association of Seafood Consumption, Brain Mercury Level, and APOE ε4 Status With Brain Neuropathology in Older Adults
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Screening for Depression in Adults

Interview with Michael P. Pignone, MD, MPH, author of Screening for Depression in Adults: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement
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Peripheral Neuropathy

Peripheral neuropathy is a highly prevalent and morbid condition affecting 2% to 7% of the population. Patients frequently experience pain and are at risk of falls, ulcerations, and amputations. It is most commonly occurs in patients with diabetes. For most cases, the diagnosis and treatment of neuropathy can be made without complex testing or referral to specialists. Drs. Eva Feldman and Brian Callaghan from the University of Michigan Department of Neurology, authors of Distal Symmetric Polyneuropathy and Electrodiagnostic Tests in Polyneuropathy and Radiculopathy, explain how to manage neuropathy.
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Health Care and Costs Related to Cancer Deaths in 7 Countries

Interview with Justin E. Bekelman, MD, author of Comparison of Site of Death, Health Care Utilization, and Hospital Expenditures for Patients Dying With Cancer in 7 Developed Countries
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Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment of Constipation

Constipation is one of the most frequent problems clinicians are asked to deal with. Despite how common it is, constipation is frequently not treated adequately. In this podcast, Arnold Wald, MD, explains a stepwise approach to the management of constipation ranging from very simple measures to the most novel and complicated new medical therapies.
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Lung Volume Reduction Coil Treatment for Patients With Severe Emphysema

Interview with Gaëtan Deslée, MD, PhD, author of Lung Volume Reduction Coil Treatment vs Usual Care in Patients With Severe Emphysema: The REVOLENS Randomized Clinical Trial
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New Dietary Guidelines

Interview with Karen DeSalvo, MD, MPH, MSc, author of Dietary Guidelines for Americans
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Diet vs Exercise in Obese Older Patients With HFPEF

Interview with Dalane W. Kitzman, MD, author of Effect of Caloric Restriction or Aerobic Exercise Training on Peak Oxygen Consumption and Quality of Life in Obese Older Patients With Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction: A Randomized Clinical Trial
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Head Trauma

Minor head trauma usually does not cause significant brain injury. To be safe, clinicians often obtain head CT scans to ensure no major injury is present. For minor head trauma (Glascow coma scale 13-15), the risk to benefit ratio for head CT is usually not in favor of getting CT scans. When the Canadian head CT rule or New Orleans Criteria are negative, there is a very small risk for missing a significant brain injury. Joshua Easter, MD from the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Virginia who authored a JAMA Rational Clinical Examination article on this topic is interviewed as is Frederick Rivara, from the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Washington who wrote an accompanying editorial. Michelle Mello, a Law Professor at Stanford, discusses the medical liability associated with not obtaining neuroimaging for minor head trauma.
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Live-Birth Rate and Repeat In Vitro Fertilization Treatment

Interview with Debbie A. Lawlor, PhD, author of Live-Birth Rate Associated With Repeat In Vitro Fertilization Treatment Cycles
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Graves Disease

Edward H. Livingston, MD discusses Graves disease with David Cooper, MD, author of Management of Graves Disease: A Review
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Alternating Electric Fields for the Treatment of Glioblastoma

Interview with John H. Sampson, MD, PhD, MHSc, MBA, author of Alternating Electric Fields for the Treatment of Glioblastoma
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Maintenance Therapy After Chemoradiation in Patients With Glioblastoma

Interview with Roger Stupp, MD, author of Maintenance Therapy With Tumor-Treating Fields Plus Temozolomide vs Temozolomide Alone for Glioblastoma: A Randomized Clinical Trial
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Resident Depression and Graduate Medical Education

Interview with Thomas L. Schwenk, MD, author of Resident Depression: The Tip of a Graduate Medical Education Iceberg
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Metformin for Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes

Interview with Ingrid M. Libman, MD, PhD, author of Effect of Metformin Added to Insulin on Glycemic Control Among Overweight/Obese Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes
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Cesarean Delivery Rate and Maternal and Neonatal Mortality

Interview with Alex B. Haynes, MD, MPH, author of Relationship Between Cesarean Delivery Rate and Maternal and Neonatal Mortality
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Prostate Cancer Screening

  • Dan Merenstein about losing a malpractice case despite following evidence-based medicine guidelines (PSA Screening — I Finally Won!).
  • Otis Brawley about Prostate Cancer Incidence and PSA Testing Patterns in Relation to USPSTF Screening Recommendations.
  • David F. Penson about The Pendulum of Prostate Cancer Screening.
  • Victor M. Montori about The Connection Between Evidence-Based Medicine and Shared Decision Making.
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Prostate Cancer Incidence and PSA Screening

Edward H. Livingston, MD, Deputy Editor of Clinical Reviews and Education discusses prostate cancer screening with Otis Brawley, MD, author of Prostate Cancer Incidence and PSA Testing Patterns in Relation to USPSTF Screening Recommendations and David F. Penson, MD, MPH, author of a related editorial entitled The Pendulum of Prostate Cancer Screening.
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For Patients: Prostate Cancer Screening

Edward H. Livingston, MD, Deputy Editor of Clinical Reviews and Education and Jon Tilburt, MD, from the Mayo Clinic explain prostate cancer screening. For more information, read the JAMA Patient Page on this topic.
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Early Azithromycin Treatment to Prevent Respiratory Illness in Children

Interview with Leonard B. Bacharier, MD, author of Early Administration of Azithromycin and Prevention of Severe Lower Respiratory Tract Illnesses in Preschool Children With a History of Such Illnesses: A Randomized Clinical Trial
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Intravitreous Ranibizumab for Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy

Interview with Lee M. Jampol, MD, author of Panretinal Photocoagulation vs Intravitreous Ranibizumab for Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy: A Randomized Clinical Trial
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Ruling Out Acute Coronary Syndrome in Patients With Chest Pain

ACS is a common and potentially lethal problem. However, only about 10% of patients who present to an emergency department with chest pain actually have ACS. In this JAMA Clinical Reviews podcast, we discuss which signs, symptoms and tests used to make the diagnosis of ACS are reliable.
Edward H. Livingston MD, speaks with Alexander Fanaroff, MD, author of Does This Patient With Chest Pain Have Acute Coronary Syndrome? The Rational Clinical Examination Systematic Review as well as a patient who was diagnosed with myocardial infarction.
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Using Likelihood Ratios to Understand How Chest Pain Predicts Acute Coronary Syndrome

Interview with David Simel, MD, author of Does This Patient With Chest Pain Have Acute Coronary Syndrome? The Rational Clinical Examination Systematic Review
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Effect of Financial Incentives on Lipid Levels

Interview with David A. Asch, MD and Kevin G. Volpp, MD, PhD, authors of Effect of Financial Incentives to Physicians, Patients, or Both on Lipid Levels: A Randomized Clinical Trial
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Prescription Drug Use in US Adults 1999-2012

Interview with Elizabeth D. Kantor, PhD, MPH, author of Trends in Prescription Drug Use Among Adults in the United States From 1999-2012
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Explaining the Improved Health of the US: Mortality Trends 1969-2013

Interview with Ahmedin Jemal, DVM, PhD, author of Temporal Trends in Mortality in the United States, 1969-2013, and J. Michael McGinnis, MD, MPP, author of Mortality Trends and Signs of Health Progress. Also in this episode is a conversation with Christopher J.L. Murray, MD, DPhil, a Professor of Global Health at the University of Washington and Institute Director of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation.
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Trends in US Mortality, 1969-2013

Interview with Ahmedin Jemal, DVM, PhD, author of Temporal Trends in Mortality in the United States, 1969-2013
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Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines

Interview with Elizabeth T. H. Fontham, MPH, DrPH, author of Breast Cancer Screening for Women at Average Risk: 2015 Guideline Update From the American Cancer Society, Nancy L. Keating, MD, MPH, author of New Guidelines for Breast Cancer Screening in US Women, and Evan R. Myers, MD, MPH, author of Benefits and Harms of Breast Cancer Screening: A Systematic Review
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2015 Breast Cancer Screening Recommendations for Women at Average Risk

Interview with Kevin C. Oeffinger, MD, author of Breast Cancer Screening for Women at Average Risk: 2015 Guideline Update From the American Cancer Society
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Laparoscopic vs Open Resection for Rectal Cancer

Interview with James Fleshman, MD, author of Effect of Laparoscopic-Assisted Resection vs Open Resection of Stage II or III Rectal Cancer on Pathologic Outcomes: The ACOSOG Z6051 Randomized Clinical Trial
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Influenza Pneumonia Hospitalization and Prior Influenza Vaccination

Interview with Carlos G. Grijalva, MD, MPH, author of Association Between Hospitalization With Community-Acquired Laboratory-Confirmed Influenza Pneumonia and Prior Receipt of Influenza Vaccination
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DNR Status and Neurological Prognosis After In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest

Interview with Timothy Fendler, MD, MS, author of Alignment of Do-Not-Resuscitate Status With Patients’ Likelihood of Favorable Neurological Survival After In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest
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Dextromethorphan-Quinidine for Agitation in Patients With Alzheimer Disease

Interview with Jeffrey L. Cummings, MD, ScD, author of Effect of Dextromethorphan-Quinidine on Agitation in Patients With Alzheimer Disease Dementia: A Randomized Clinical Trial
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Sex Differences in Academic Rank in US Medical Schools

Interview with Anupam Jena, MD, PhD, author of Sex Differences in Academic Rank in US Medical Schools in 2014
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Doing Field Work With Doctors Without Borders

Adi Nadimpalli, MD, the Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Head of Mission in Nepal, and the former vice president of the US board of directors, talks about MSF’s mission and the challenges he has faced serving in countries where access to health care is insufficient or strained due to natural or manmade disasters, violent conflicts, epidemics, and population displacement.
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Prevalence of and Trends in Diabetes Among US Adults

Interview with Andy Menke, PhD, author of Prevalence of and Trends in Diabetes Among Adults in the United States, 1988-2012
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Treating Chronic Sinusitis in Adults

Interview with Luke Rudmik, MD, MSc, author of Medical Therapies for Adult Chronic Sinusitis: A Systematic Review. This systematic review summarizes the evidence-based medical treatment of adult chronic sinusitis and proposes a treatment algorithm.
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Molecular Diagnostic Tests in Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder

Interview with Bridget A. Fernandez, MD, author of Molecular Diagnostic Yield of Chromosomal Microarray Analysis and Whole-Exome Sequencing in Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder
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Mutation Clearance After Chemotherapy and Outcomes in AML

Interview with Timothy Ley, MD, author of Association Between Mutation Clearance After Induction Therapy and Outcomes in Acute Myeloid Leukemia
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Activity Intervention vs Health Education in Sedentary Older Adults

Interview with Kaycee M. Sink, MD, MAS, author of Effect of a 24-Month Physical Activity Intervention vs Health Education on Cognitive Outcomes in Sedentary Older Adults: The LIFE Randomized Trial
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e-Cigarette Use and Subsequent Tobacco Use by Adolescents

Interview with Nancy A. Rigotti, MD, author of e-Cigarette Use and Subsequent Tobacco Use by Adolescents: New Evidence About a Potential Risk of e-Cigarettes
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Electronic Cigarette Use and Smoking During Early Adolescence

Interview with Adam M. Leventhal, PhD, author of Association of Electronic Cigarette Use With Initiation of Combustible Tobacco Product Smoking in Early Adolescence
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Referrals From Dialysis Facilities for Kidney Transplantation

Interview with Rachel E. Patzer, PhD, MPH, author of Variation in Dialysis Facility Referral for Kidney Transplantation Among Patients With End-Stage Renal Disease in Georgia. This population epidemiology study uses United States Renal Data System data to characterize dialysis facility–level referral for kidney transplant evaluation in Georgia, the US state with the lowest transplantation rates, and patient and facility factors associated with referral and waitlisting.
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Testosterone and Atherosclerosis in Older Men

Interview with Shalender Bhasin, MBBS, author of Effects of Testosterone Administration for 3 Years on Subclinical Atherosclerosis Progression in Older Men With Low or Low-Normal Testosterone Levels: A Randomized Clinical Trial
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Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Edward H. Livingston, MD, interviews a war veteran and discusses PTSD with Maria Steenkamp, PhD, author of Psychotherapy for Military-Related PTSD, and Michele Spoont, PhD, author of Rational Clinical Exam: Does This Patient Have Posttraumatic Stress Disorder? The article by Dr Steenkamp reports that many military personnel and veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder achieve clinically meaningful improvement with use of the first-line trauma-focused interventions cognitive processing therapy and prolonged exposure. The Rational Clinical Examination Systematic Review by Dr Spoont examines the utility of self-report screening instruments for posttraumatic stress disorder among primary care and high-risk populations.
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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for PTSD Among Veterans

Interview with Melissa A. Polusny, PhD, author of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Among Veterans: A Randomized Clinical Trial
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Medicare and Medicaid at 50 Years

Interview with Drew Altman, PhD and William Frist, MD, authors of Medicare and Medicaid at 50 Years: Perspectives of Beneficiaries, Health Care Professionals and Institutions, and Policy Makers
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Donald M. Berwick Reflects on Medicare at 50

Medicare at 50: Reflections From Former CMS Administrator Donald M. Berwick, MD
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Mortality, Hospitalizations, and Expenditures for the Medicare Population

Interview with Harlan M. Krumholz, MD, SM, author of Mortality, Hospitalizations, and Expenditures for the Medicare Population Aged 65 Years or Older, 1999-2013
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Managing Atrial Fibrillation

Edward H. Livingston, MD discusses atrial fibrillation with Eric N. Prystowsky, MD, author of Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation. This review article reports that therapy for atrial fibrillation should include rate control for all patients, but maintenance of sinus rhythm with drugs or catheter ablation should be considered on an individual patient basis. Also on the program is a conversation about new technologies to facilitate screening for atrial fibrillation with Leslie Saxon, MD.
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Cardiac Survival After Bystander and First-Responder CPR Intervention

Interview with Carolina Malta Hansen, MD, author of Association of Bystander and First-Responder Intervention With Survival After Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest in North Carolina, 2010-2013
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Cost-effectiveness of Varying 10-Year Risk Statin Treatment Thresholds

Interview with Thomas A. Gaziano, MD, MSc, author of Cost-effectiveness of 10-Year Risk Thresholds for Initiation of Statin Therapy for Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease
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Maternal Malignancy and Noninvasive Prenatal Testing

Interview with Diana W. Bianchi, MD, author of Noninvasive Prenatal Testing and Incidental Detection of Occult Maternal Malignancies
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Duration of Oral Anticoagulation After PE

Interview with Francis Couturaud, MD, PhD, author of Six Months vs Extended Oral Anticoagulation After a First Episode of Pulmonary Embolism: The PADIS-PE Randomized Clinical Trial
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Trajectory of Cognitive Decline After Incident Stroke

Interview with Deborah A. Levine, MD, MPH, author of Trajectory of Cognitive Decline After Incident Stroke
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Interview with Harold Varmus, MD

Harold Varmus, MD, former director of the National Cancer Institute, talks about his career and his ideas for improving the biomedical research enterprise.
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Medical Marijuana for Treatment of Chronic Pain and Other Problems

Interview with Kevin P. Hill, MD, MHS, author of Medical Marijuana for Treatment of Chronic Pain and Other Medical and Psychiatric Problems: A Clinical Review, and Deepak Cyril D'Souza, MBBS, MD, author of Medical Marijuana: Is the Cart Before the Horse?
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ICD Use Among Medicare Patients After Acute MI

Interview with Tracy Y. Wang, MD, MHS, MSc, author of Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Use Among Medicare Patients With Low Ejection Fraction After Acute Myocardial Infarction
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Antibiotics vs Appendectomy for Uncomplicated Appendicitis Treatment

JAMA Topic Review: Edward Livingston, MD, FACS, AGAF, Deputy Editor of JAMA, explores how the study by Paulina Salminen, MD, PhD, supports treating appendicitis without surgery
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Lifetime Benefits and Costs of Colorectal Cancer Screening

Interview with Chyke A. Doubeni, MD, MPH, author of Variation in Adenoma Detection Rate and the Lifetime Benefits and Cost of Colorectal Cancer Screening: A Microsimulation Model
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Why the Americans With Disabilities Act Matters for Genetics

Interview with Ellen Wright Clayton, MD, JD , author of Why the Americans With Disabilities Act Matters for Genetics
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The ADA, Disability, and Identity

Interview with Eve Hill, JD, author of The ADA, Disability, and Identity
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The ADA and the Supreme Court

Interview with Samuel R. Bagenstos, JD, author of The ADA and the Supreme Court: A Mixed Record
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Intuitive Control of a Powered Prosthetic Leg

Interview with Levi J. Hargrove, PhD, author of Intuitive Control of a Powered Prosthetic Leg During Ambulation: A Randomized Clinical Trial
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Outcomes for ACOs vs Traditional Medicare Fee for Service

Interview with Patrick H. Conway, MD, MSc, author of Association of Pioneer Accountable Care Organizations vs Traditional Medicare Fee for Service With Spending, Utilization, and Patient Experience
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Antidepressant Use Late in Pregnancy and Effects on Newborn

Interview with Krista F. Huybrechts, MS, PhD, author of Antidepressant Use Late in Pregnancy and Risk of Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn
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Subclinical Thyroid Dysfunction and Fracture Risk

Interview with Anne R. Cappola, MD, ScM, author of Subclinical Thyroid Dysfunction and Fracture Risk: A Meta-analysis
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Oral Steroids for Acute Sciatica Due to Herniated Lumbar Disk

Interview with Harley Goldberg, DO, author of Oral Steroids for Acute Radiculopathy Due to a Herniated Lumbar Disk: A Randomized Clinical Trial
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DCV/ASV/BCV for HCV Infection With Cirrhosis

Interview with Andrew J. Muir, MD, author of Daclatasvir in Combination With Asunaprevir and Beclabuvir for Hepatitis C Virus Genotype 1 Infection With Compensated Cirrhosis
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Nontoxigenic Clostridium difficile for Prevention of Recurrent Infection

Interview with Dale N. Gerding, MD, author of Administration of Spores of Nontoxigenic Clostridium difficile Strain M3 for Prevention of Recurrent C difficile Infection: A Randomized Clinical Trial
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ED-Initiated Treatment for Opioid Dependence

Interview with Gail D'Onofrio, MD, MS, author of Emergency Department-Initiated Buprenorphine/Naloxone Treatment for Opioid Dependence: A Randomized Clinical Trial
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Oral Insulin and Immune Responses in Children at Risk for Diabetes

Interview with Ezio Bonifacio, PhD, author of Effects of High-Dose Oral Insulin on Immune Responses in Children at High Risk for Type 1 Diabetes: The Pre-POINT Randomized Clinical Trial
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Autism Occurrence by MMR Vaccine Status Among US Children

Interview with Anjali Jain, MD, author of Autism Occurrence by MMR Vaccine Status Among US Children With Older Siblings With and Without Autism
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Maternal Diabetes and Autism in Offspring

Interview with Anny H. Xiang, PhD, author of Association of Maternal Diabetes With Autism in Offspring
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Hospital Credentialing and Privileging of Surgeons

Interview with Justin B. Dimick, MD, MPH, author of Hospital Credentialing and Privileging of Surgeons: A Potential Safety Blind Spot
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Ebola Vaccine After Needlestick

Interview with Mark J. Mulligan, MD, author of Emergency Postexposure Vaccination With Vesicular Stomatitis Virus-Vectored Ebola Vaccine After Needlestick
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Early Imaging for Back Pain in Older Adults

Interview with Jeffrey G. Jarvik, MD, MPH, author of Association of Early Imaging for Back Pain With Clinical Outcomes in Older Adults
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Diagnostic Concordance in Interpreting Breast Biopsies

Interview with Joann G. Elmore, MD, MPH, author of Diagnostic Concordance Among Pathologists Interpreting Breast Biopsy Specimens
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Folic Acid for Stroke Prevention in Hypertension

Interview with Xiaobin Wang, MD, ScD, author of Efficacy of Folic Acid Therapy in Primary Prevention of Stroke Among Adults With Hypertension in China: The CSPPT Randomized Clinical Trial
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Outcomes After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

Interview with David R. Holmes Jr, MD, author of Clinical Outcomes at 1 Year Following Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement
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Natural History of Benign Thyroid Nodules

Interview with Sebastiano Filetti, MD, author of The Natural History of Benign Thyroid Nodules
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Housing Stability Among Homeless Adults With Mental Illness

Interview with Vicky Stergiopoulos, MD, author of Effect of Scattered-Site Housing Using Rent Supplements and Intensive Case Management on Housing Stability Among Homeless Adults With Mental Illness
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Genetic Variant and Vincristine Peripheral Neuropathy in ALL

Interview with William E. Evans, PharmD, author of Association of an Inherited Genetic Variant With Vincristine-Related Peripheral Neuropathy in Children With Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
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Corticosteroids for Severe Community-Acquired Pneumonia

Interview with Antoni Torres, MD, PhD, author of Effect of Corticosteroids on Treatment Failure Among Hospitalized Patients With Severe Community-Acquired Pneumonia and High Inflammatory Response: A Randomized Clinical Trial
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Varenicline for Smoking Cessation Through Smoking Reduction

Interview with Jon O. Ebbert, MD, MSc, author of Effect of Varenicline on Smoking Cessation Through Smoking Reduction
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Oral Iron Supplementation After Blood Donation

Interview with Joseph E. Kiss, MD, author of Oral Iron Supplementation After Blood Donation
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Measuring Surgical Outcomes

Interview with Donald M. Berwick, MD, MPP, author of Measuring Surgical Outcomes for Improvement: Was Codman Wrong?
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Reasons Associated With Readmission After Surgery

Interview with Karl Y. Bilimoria, MD, MS, author of Underlying Reasons Associated With Hospital Readmission Following Surgery in the United States
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MR/Ultrasound Fusion Biopsy for Prostate Cancer

Interview with Peter A. Pinto, MD, author of Comparison of MR/Ultrasound Fusion-Guided Biopsy With Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy for the Diagnosis of Prostate Cancer
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Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation for Multiple Sclerosis

Interview with Richard K. Burt, MD, author of Association of Nonmyeloablative Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation With Neurological Disability in Patients With Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis
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Trends and Outcomes of Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection

Interview with Sheree L. Boulet, DrPH, MPH, author of Trends in Use of and Reproductive Outcomes Associated With Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection
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Breast Cancer Stage at Diagnosis and Survival

Interview with Steven A. Narod, MD, FRCPC, author of Differences in Breast Cancer Stage at Diagnosis and Cancer-Specific Survival by Race and Ethnicity in the United States
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Association Between Bariatric Surgery and Long-term Survival

Interview with David E. Arterburn, MD, MPH and Matthew L. Maciejewski, PhD, authors of Association Between Bariatric Surgery and Long-term Survival
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Treatment of Diabetes and Long-term Mortality

Interview with David M. Nathan, MD, author of Association Between 7 Years of Intensive Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes and Long-term Mortality
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Effect of Depth and Duration of Cooling on Neonates With HIE

Interview with Seetha Shankaran, MD, author of Effect of Depth and Duration of Cooling on Deaths in the NICU Among Neonates With Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy: A Randomized Clinical Trial
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High-Risk Children With Chronic Illness

Interview with Ricardo A. Mosquera, MD, author of Effect of an Enhanced Medical Home on Serious Illness and Cost of Care Among High-Risk Children With Chronic Illness
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Interview with Dr Aiah A. Gbakima

Dr Aiah A. Gbakima, editor in chief of the Sierra Leone Journal of Biomedical Research, talks about confronting the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone (originally posted on 10-2-2014).
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Glycemic Index, Cardiovascular Disease, and Insulin Sensitivity

Interview with Frank M. Sacks, MD, author of Effects of High vs Low Glycemic Index of Dietary Carbohydrate on Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors and Insulin Sensitivity
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Imposition of a MOC Requirement and Outcomes of Care

Interview with Bradley M. Gray, PhD, author of Association Between Imposition of a Maintenance of Certification Requirement and Ambulatory Care-Sensitive Hospitalizations and Health Care Costs
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Resident Duty Hour Reforms and Patient Outcomes

Interview with Mitesh S. Patel, MD, MBA, MS, author of Association of the 2011 ACGME Resident Duty Hour Reforms With Mortality and Readmissions Among Hospitalized Medicare Patients
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CAD Screening in Patients With Diabetes Mellitus

Interview with Joseph B. Muhlestein, MD, author of Effect of Screening for Coronary Artery Disease Using CT Angiography on Mortality and Cardiac Events in High-Risk Patients With Diabetes
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Medical Liability and Reform

Interview with Michelle M. Mello, JD, PhD, MPhil, author of The Medical Liability Climate and Prospects for Reform
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Preschool Full or Half Days and School Readiness

Interview with Arthur J. Reynolds, PhD, author of Association of a Full-Day vs Part-Day Preschool Intervention With School Readiness, Attendance, and Parent Involvement
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Vascular Closure Devices vs Manual Compression

Interview with Stefanie Schulz-Schüpke, MD, author of Comparison of Vascular Closure Devices vs Manual Compression After Femoral Artery Puncture: The ISAR-CLOSURE Randomized Clinical Trial
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Inpatient STEMI and Treatment and Clinical Outcomes

Interview with George A. Stouffer, MD, author of Association of Inpatient vs Outpatient Onset of ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction With Treatment and Clinical Outcomes
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Medicare Hospice Benefit and Poor-Prognosis Cancer

Interview with Ziad Obermeyer, MD, MPhil, author of Association Between the Medicare Hospice Benefit and Health Care Utilization and Costs for Patients With Poor-Prognosis Cancer
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Frozen Fecal Microbiota for C difficile Infection

Interview with Ilan Youngster, MD, MMSc, author of Oral, Capsulized, Frozen Fecal Microbiota Transplantation for Relapsing Clostridium difficile Infection
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Nonobstructive Coronary Artery Disease and MI

Interview with Thomas M. Maddox, MD, MSc, author of Nonobstructive Coronary Artery Disease and Risk of Myocardial Infarction
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For-Profit Status and Clinical and Economic Outcomes

Interview with Ashish K. Jha, MD, MPH, author of Association Between Hospital Conversions to For-Profit Status and Clinical and Economic Outcomes
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Climate Change and Global Health Challenges

Interview with Jonathan A. Patz, MD, MPH, author of Climate Change: Challenges and Opportunities for Global Health
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Obstetric Quality Indicators and Morbidity

Interview with Elizabeth A Howell, MD, MPP, author of Durability of Benefits of an Outpatient Antimicrobial Stewardship Intervention After Discontinuation of Audit and Feedback
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Prevalence of Antimicrobial Use in US Acute Care Hospitals, May-September 2011

Interview with Shelley S. Magill, MD, PhD, author of Prevalence of Antimicrobial Use in US Acute Care Hospitals, May-September 2011
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Acupuncture for Chronic Knee Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Interview with Kim L. Bennell, PhD, author of Acupuncture for Chronic Knee Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial
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Effect of a Postdischarge Virtual Ward on Readmission or Death for High-Risk Patients

Interview with Irfan A. Dhalla, MD, MSc, author of Effect of a Postdischarge Virtual Ward on Readmission or Death for High-Risk Patients
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Effect of Enhanced Information, Values Clarification, and Removal of Financial Barriers on Use of Prenatal Genetic Testing

Interview with Miriam Kuppermann, PhD, MPH, author of Effect of Enhanced Information, Values Clarification, and Removal of Financial Barriers on Use of Prenatal Genetic Testing
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Clinical and Safety Outcomes Associated With Treatment of Acute Venous Thromboembolism: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Interview with Marc Carrier, MD, MSc, author of Clinical and Safety Outcomes Associated With Treatment of Acute Venous Thromboembolism: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
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Combination Long-Acting ß-Agonists and Inhaled Corticosteroids Compared With Long-Acting ß-Agonists Alone in Older Adults With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Interview with Andrea S. Gershon, MD, MSc, author of Combination Long-Acting β-Agonists and Inhaled Corticosteroids Compared With Long-Acting β-Agonists Alone in Older Adults With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
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Management of Sickle Cell Disease

Interview with George R. Buchanan, MD, author of Management of Sickle Cell Disease
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Comparison of Weight Loss Among Named Diet Programs in Overweight and Obese Adults: A Meta-analysis

Interview with Bradley C. Johnston, PhD, author of Comparison of Weight Loss Among Named Diet Programs in Overweight and Obese Adults: A Meta-analysis
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Use of and Mortality After Bilateral Mastectomy Compared With Other Surgical Treatments for Breast Cancer in California, 1998-2011

Interview with Allison W. Kurian, MD, MSc, author of Use of and Mortality After Bilateral Mastectomy Compared With Other Surgical Treatments for Breast Cancer in California, 1998-2011
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Collaborative Care for Adolescents With Depression in Primary Care

Interview with Laura P. Richardson, MD, MPH, author of Collaborative Care for Adolescents With Depression in Primary Care
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Effect of Providing Conditional Economic Compensation on Uptake of Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision in Kenya: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Interview with Harsha Thirumurthy, PhD, author of Effect of Providing Conditional Economic Compensation on Uptake of Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision in Kenya: A Randomized Clinical Trial
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Sustained Care Intervention and Postdischarge Smoking Cessation Among Hospitalized Adults

Interview with Nancy A. Rigotti, MD, author of Sustained Care Intervention and Postdischarge Smoking Cessation Among Hospitalized Adults
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Perioperative Atrial Fibrillation and the Long-term Risk of Ischemic Stroke

Interview with Hooman Kamel, MD, author of Perioperative Atrial Fibrillation and the Long-term Risk of Ischemic Stroke
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Does This Man With Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms Have Bladder Outlet Obstruction? The Rational Clinical Examination: A Systematic Review

Interview with Karen A. D'Silva, MD, MS, author of Does This Man With Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms Have Bladder Outlet Obstruction? The Rational Clinical Examination: A Systematic Review
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Screening and Brief Intervention for Drug Use in Primary Care

Interview with Richard Saitz, MD, MPH, author of Screening and Brief Intervention for Drug Use in Primary Care
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Sofosbuvir and Ribavirin for Hepatitis C in Patients With HIV Coinfection

Interview with Mark S. Sulkowski, MD, author of Sofosbuvir and Ribavirin for Hepatitis C in Patients With HIV Coinfection
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Time Elapsed After Ischemic Stroke and Risk of Adverse Cardiovascular Events and Mortality Following Elective Noncardiac Surgery

Interview with Mads E. Jørgensen, MB, author of Time Elapsed After Ischemic Stroke and Risk of Adverse Cardiovascular Events and Mortality Following Elective Noncardiac Surgery
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Telecare Collaborative Management of Chronic Pain in Primary Care

Interview with Kurt Kroenke, MD, author of Telecare Collaborative Management of Chronic Pain in Primary Care
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Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation in Failed Bioprosthetic Surgical Valves

Interview with Danny Dvir, MD, author of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation in Failed Bioprosthetic Surgical Valves
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of Effect of Erythropoietin and Transfusion Threshold on Neurological Recovery After Traumatic Brain Injury: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Interview with Claudia S. Robertson, MD, author of Effect of Erythropoietin and Transfusion Threshold on Neurological Recovery After Traumatic Brain Injury: A Randomized Clinical Trial
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Nonmyeloablative HLA-Matched Sibling Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation for Severe Sickle Cell Phenotype

Interview with John F. Tisdale, MD, author of Nonmyeloablative HLA-Matched Sibling Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation for Severe Sickle Cell Phenotype
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Breast Cancer Screening Using Tomosynthesis in Combination With Digital Mammography

Interview with Sarah M. Friedewald, MD, author of Breast Cancer Screening Using Tomosynthesis in Combination With Digital Mammography
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Association Between Tumor Necrosis Factor-a Antagonists and Risk of Cancer in Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Interview with Nynne Nyboe Andersen, MD, author of Association Between Tumor Necrosis Factor-α Antagonists and Risk of Cancer in Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease
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Association Between Intensification of Metformin Treatment With Insulin vs Sulfonylureas and Cardiovascular Events and All-Cause Mortality Among Patients With Diabetes

Interview with Christianne L. Roumie, MD, MPH, author of Association Between Intensification of Metformin Treatment With Insulin vs Sulfonylureas and Cardiovascular Events and All-Cause Mortality Among Patients With Diabetes
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Effect of a Perioperative, Cardiac Output-Guided Hemodynamic Therapy Algorithm on Outcomes Following Major Gastrointestinal Surgery: A Randomized Clinical Trial and Systematic Review

Interview with Rupert M. Pearse, MD, author of Effect of a Perioperative, Cardiac Output-Guided Hemodynamic Therapy Algorithm on Outcomes Following Major Gastrointestinal Surgery: A Randomized Clinical Trial and Systematic Review
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Association of Azithromycin With Mortality and Cardiovascular Events Among Older Patients Hospitalized With Pneumoniaew

Interview with Eric M. Mortensen, MD, MSc, author of Association of Azithromycin With Mortality and Cardiovascular Events Among Older Patients Hospitalized With Pneumonia
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Effect of Structured Physical Activity on Prevention of Major Mobility Disability in Older Adults: The LIFE Study Randomized Clinical Trial

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Daily Sedation Interruption in Mechanically Ventilated Critically Ill Patients Cared for With a Sedation Protocol

Interview with Sangeeta Mehta, MD, author of Daily Sedation Interruption in Mechanically Ventilated Critically Ill Patients Cared for With a Sedation Protocol
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Association of Online Patient Access to Clinicians and Medical Records With Use of Clinical Services

Interview with Ted E. Palen, MD, PhD, MSPH, author of Association of Online Patient Access to Clinicians and Medical Records With Use of Clinical Services
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Structural Brain Changes in Migraine

Interview with Lenore J. Launer, PhD, author of Structural Brain Changes in Migraine
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Lifetime Risk and Years Lived Free of Total Cardiovascular Disease

Interview with Donald M. Lloyd-Jones, MD, ScM, author of Lifetime Risk and Years Lived Free of Total Cardiovascular Disease
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Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in Men: The Physicians' Health Study II Randomized Controlled Trial

Interview with J. Michael Gaziano, MD, MPH, author of Multivitamins in the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in Men: The Physicians' Health Study II Randomized Controlled Trial
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Hospitalizations and Mortality Associated With Norovirus Outbreaks in Nursing Homes, 2009-2010

Interview with Tarak K. Trivedi, BS, author of Hospitalizations and Mortality Associated With Norovirus Outbreaks in Nursing Homes, 2009-2010
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The Problem With Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters

Interview with Vineet Chopra, MD, MSc and Scott A Flanders, MD, authors of The Problem With Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters
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Trends in Lipids and Lipoproteins in US Adults, 1988-2010

Interview with Margaret D. Carroll, MSPH, author of Trends in Lipids and Lipoproteins in US Adults, 1988-2010
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Association of Public Reporting for Percutaneous Coronary Intervention With Utilization and Outcomes Among Medicare Beneficiaries With Acute Myocardial Infarction

Interview with Karen E. Joynt, MD, MPH, author of Association of Public Reporting for Percutaneous Coronary Intervention With Utilization and Outcomes Among Medicare Beneficiaries With Acute Myocardial Infarction
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Challenges at the Intersection of Team-Based and Patient-Centered Health Care: Insights From an IOM Working Group

Interview with Matthew K. Wynia, MD, MPH, author of Challenges at the Intersection of Team-Based and Patient-Centered Health Care: Insights From an IOM Working Group
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Effect of Vitamin D3 Supplementation on Upper Respiratory Tract Infections in Healthy Adults: The VIDARIS Randomized Controlled Trial

Interview with Carlos A. Camargo, MD, author of Effect of Vitamin D3 Supplementation on Upper Respiratory Tract Infections in Healthy Adults: The VIDARIS Randomized Controlled Trial
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Total Knee Arthroplasty Volume, Utilization, and Outcomes Among Medicare Beneficiaries, 1991-2010

Interview with Peter Cram, MD, MBA, author of Total Knee Arthroplasty Volume, Utilization, and Outcomes Among Medicare Beneficiaries, 1991-2010
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The Next Generation of Obesity Research: No Time to Waste

Interview with Griffin P. Rodgers, MD, author of The Next Generation of Obesity Research: No Time to Waste
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Health Benefits of Gastric Bypass Surgery After 6 Years

Interview with Ted D. Adams, PhD, MPH, author of Health Benefits of Gastric Bypass Surgery After 6 Years
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The Attending Physician on the Wards: Finding a New Homeostasis

Special interview by Howard Bauchner, MD, Editor in Chief of JAMA, with Robert M. Wachter, MD, and Abraham Verghese, MD, MACP, authors of The Attending Physician on the Wards: Finding a New Homeostasis
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Comparison of Physician-, Biomarker-, and Symptom-Based Strategies for Adjustment of Inhaled Corticosteroid Therapy in Adults With Asthma: The BASALT Randomized Controlled Trial

Interview with William J. Calhoun, MD, author of Comparison of Physician-, Biomarker-, and Symptom-Based Strategies for Adjustment of Inhaled Corticosteroid Therapy in Adults With Asthma: The BASALT Randomized Controlled Trial
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Risk of Malignancies in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis Treated with Biologic Therapy: A Meta-analysis

Interview with Maria E Suarez-Almazor, MD, PhD, author of Risk of Malignancies in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis Treated with Biologic Therapy: A Meta-analysis
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Aortic Stiffness, Blood Pressure Progression, and Incident Hypertension

Interview with Gary F. Mitchell, MD, author of Aortic Stiffness, Blood Pressure Progression, and Incident Hypertension
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Effect of Biolimus-Eluting Stents With Biodegradable Polymer vs Bare-Metal Stents on Cardiovascular Events Among Patients With Acute Myocardial Infarction: The COMFORTABLE AMI Randomized Trial

Interview with Stephan Windecker, MD, author of Effect of Biolimus-Eluting Stents With Biodegradable Polymer vs Bare-Metal Stents on Cardiovascular Events Among Patients With Acute Myocardial Infarction: The COMFORTABLE AMI Randomized Trial
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The State of the World's Refugees: Adapting Health Responses to Urban Environments

Interview with Paul Spiegel, MD, author of The State of the World's Refugees: Adapting Health Responses to Urban Environments
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Effect of Screening for Partner Violence on Women's Quality of Life: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Interview with Joanne Klevens, MD, PhD, author of Effect of Screening for Partner Violence on Women's Quality of Life: A Randomized Controlled Trial
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Trends in Serum Lipids Among US Youths Aged 6 to 19 Years, 1988-2010

Interview with Brian K. Kit, MD, MPH, author of Trends in Serum Lipids Among US Youths Aged 6 to 19 Years, 1988-2010
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Effects of Exercise Training on Depressive Symptoms in Patients With Chronic Heart Failure: The HF-ACTION Randomized Trial

Interview with James A. Blumenthal, PhD, author of Effects of Exercise Training on Depressive Symptoms in Patients With Chronic Heart Failure: The HF-ACTION Randomized Trial
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Risk of Fractures Following Cataract Surgery in Medicare Beneficiaries

Interview with Anne L. Coleman, MD, PhD, author of Risk of Fractures Following Cataract Surgery in Medicare Beneficiaries
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HIV in Persons Born Outside the United States, 2007-2010

Interview with Adria Tassy Prosser, PhD, author of HIV in Persons Born Outside the United States, 2007-2010
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Marshaling Leadership for High-Value Health Care

Interview with Gary S. Kaplan, MD, author of Marshaling Leadership for High-Value Health Care
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Association Between Use of Interferon Beta and Progression of Disability in Patients With Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis

Interview with Helen Tremlett, PhD, author of Association Between Use of Interferon Beta and Progression of Disability in Patients With Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis
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Risk of Adverse Fetal Outcomes Following Administration of a Pandemic Influenza A(H1N1) Vaccine During Pregnancy

Interview with Björn Pasternak, MD, PhD, author of Risk of Adverse Fetal Outcomes Following Administration of a Pandemic Influenza A(H1N1) Vaccine During Pregnancy
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Association Between Vaccination for Herpes Zoster and Risk of Herpes Zoster Infection Among Older Patients With Selected Immune-Mediated Diseases: Herpes Zoster and Immune-Mediated Diseases

Interview with Jeffrey R. Curtis, MD, MS, author of Association Between Vaccination for Herpes Zoster and Risk of Herpes Zoster Infection Among Older Patients With Selected Immune-Mediated Diseases: Herpes Zoster and Immune-Mediated Diseases
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Epidemiology of Staphylococcus aureus Blood and Skin and Soft Tissue Infections in the US Military Health System, 2005-2010

Interview with Clinton K. Murray, MD, author of Epidemiology of Staphylococcus aureus Blood and Skin and Soft Tissue Infections in the US Military Health System, 2005-2010
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Effect of a Stepped-Care Intervention Approach on Weight Loss in Adults: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Interview with John M. Jakicic, PhD, author of Effect of a Stepped-Care Intervention Approach on Weight Loss in Adults: A Randomized Clinical Trial
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Lipid-Related Markers and Cardiovascular Disease Prediction

Interview with Emanuele Di Angelantonio, MD, author of Lipid-Related Markers and Cardiovascular Disease Prediction
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Prevalence of Alcohol Use Disorders Before and After Bariatric Surgery

Interview with Wendy C. King, PhD, author of Prevalence of Alcohol Use Disorders Before and After Bariatric Surgery
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Use of Diagnostic Imaging Studies and Associated Radiation Exposure for Patients Enrolled in Large Integrated Health Care Systems, 1996-2010

Interview with Rebecca Smith-Bindman, MD, author of Use of Diagnostic Imaging Studies and Associated Radiation Exposure for Patients Enrolled in Large Integrated Health Care Systems, 1996-2010
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If Accountable Care Organizations Are the Answer, Who Should Create Them?

Interview with Victor R. Fuchs, PhD, author of If Accountable Care Organizations Are the Answer, Who Should Create Them?
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Effect of Telephone-Administered vs Face-to-face Cognitive Behavioral Therapy on Adherence to Therapy and Depression Outcomes Among Primary Care Patients: A Randomized Trial

Interview with David C. Mohr, PhD, author of Effect of Telephone-Administered vs Face-to-face Cognitive Behavioral Therapy on Adherence to Therapy and Depression Outcomes Among Primary Care Patients: A Randomized Trial
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Effect of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure on the Incidence of Hypertension and Cardiovascular Events in Nonsleepy Patients With Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Interview with Ferran Barbé, MD, author of Effect of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure on the Incidence of Hypertension and Cardiovascular Events in Nonsleepy Patients With Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Randomized Controlled Trial
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Primary Health Care in Low-Income Countries: Building on Recent Achievements

Interview with Jeffrey D. Sachs, PhD, author of Primary Health Care in Low-Income Countries: Building on Recent Achievements
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HIV Development Assistance and Adult Mortality in Africa

Interview with Eran Bendavid, MD, MS, author of HIV Development Assistance and Adult Mortality in Africa
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Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome and Associated Health Care Expenditures: United States, 2000-2009

Interview with Stephen W. Patrick, MD, MPH, MS, author of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome and Associated Health Care Expenditures: United States, 2000-2009
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Association Between Treatment With Brachytherapy vs Whole-Breast Irradiation and Subsequent Mastectomy, Complications, and Survival Among Older Women With Invasive Breast Cancer

Interview with Benjamin D. Smith, MD, author of Association Between Treatment With Brachytherapy vs Whole-Breast Irradiation and Subsequent Mastectomy, Complications, and Survival Among Older Women With Invasive Breast Cancer
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Studying Complementary and Alternative Therapies

Interview with Paul A. Offit, MD, author of Studying Complementary and Alternative Therapies
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Effect of a Text Messaging Intervention on Influenza Vaccination in an Urban, Low-Income Pediatric and Adolescent Population: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Interview with Melissa S. Stockwell, MD, MPH, author of Effect of a Text Messaging Intervention on Influenza Vaccination in an Urban, Low-Income Pediatric and Adolescent Population: A Randomized Controlled Trial
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Association Between Hospital Recognition for Nursing Excellence and Outcomes of Very Low-Birth-Weight Infants

Interview with Eileen T. Lake, PhD, RN, author of Association Between Hospital Recognition for Nursing Excellence and Outcomes of Very Low-Birth-Weight Infants
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Association Between Helicopter vs Ground Emergency Medical Services and Survival for Adults With Major Trauma

Interview with Samuel M. Galvagno Jr, DO, PhD, author of Association Between Helicopter vs Ground Emergency Medical Services and Survival for Adults With Major Trauma
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JAMA: 2012-04-11, Vol. 307, No. 14, Author Interview

Interview with Donald M. Berwick, MD, MPP, author of Eliminating Waste in US Health Care
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Healthy Men Should Not Take Statins

Interview with Rita F. Redberg, MD, author of Healthy Men Should Not Take Statins
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Detection of Breast Cancer With Addition of Annual Screening Ultrasound or a Single Screening MRI to Mammography in Women With Elevated Breast Cancer Risk

Interview with Wendie A. Berg, MD, PhD, author of Detection of Breast Cancer With Addition of Annual Screening Ultrasound or a Single Screening MRI to Mammography in Women With Elevated Breast Cancer Risk
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Out-of-Pocket Medication Costs and Use of Medications and Health Care Services Among Children With Asthma

Interview with Dana P. Goldman, PhD, author of Out-of-Pocket Medication Costs and Use of Medications and Health Care Services Among Children With Asthma
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Questioning the Use of Epinephrine to Treat Cardiac Arrest

Interview with Clifton W. Callaway, MD, PhD, author of Questioning the Use of Epinephrine to Treat Cardiac Arrest
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Utilization of Anesthesia Services During Outpatient Endoscopies and Colonoscopies and Associated Spending in 2003-2009

Interview with Soeren Mattke, MD, DSc, author of Utilization of Anesthesia Services During Outpatient Endoscopies and Colonoscopies and Associated Spending in 2003-2009
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Association of Hospital Spending Intensity With Mortality and Readmission Rates in Ontario Hospitals

Interview with Therese A. Stukel, PhD, author of Association of Hospital Spending Intensity With Mortality and Readmission Rates in Ontario Hospitals
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Association of Mental Health Disorders With Prescription Opioids and High-Risk Opioid Use in US Veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan

Interview with Karen H. Seal, MD, MPH, author of Association of Mental Health Disorders With Prescription Opioids and High-Risk Opioid Use in US Veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan
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The Retreat From Advanced Care Planning

Interview with Mary E. Tinetti, MD, author of The Retreat From Advanced Care Planning
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Association of Age and Sex With Myocardial Infarction Symptom Presentation and In-Hospital Mortality

Interview with John G. Canto, MD, MSPH, author of Association of Age and Sex With Myocardial Infarction Symptom Presentation and In-Hospital Mortality
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Amoxicillin for Acute Rhinosinusitis: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Interview with Jay F. Piccirillo, MD, author of Amoxicillin for Acute Rhinosinusitis: A Randomized Controlled Trial
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Moderate to Vigorous Physical Activity and Sedentary Time and Cardiometabolic Risk Factors in Children and Adolescents

Interview with Ulf Ekelund, PhD, author of Moderate to Vigorous Physical Activity and Sedentary Time and Cardiometabolic Risk Factors in Children and Adolescents
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Risk of Intussusception Following Administration of a Pentavalent Rotavirus Vaccine in US Infants

Interview with Irene M. Shui, ScD, author of Risk of Intussusception Following Administration of a Pentavalent Rotavirus Vaccine in US Infants
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Variability in Reexcision Following Breast Conservation Surgery

Interview with Laurence E. McCahill, MD, author of Variability in Reexcision Following Breast Conservation Surgery
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Physician Medical Identity Theft

Interview with Peter Budetti, MD, JD, author of Physician Medical Identity Theft
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Lansoprazole for Children With Poorly Controlled Asthma: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Interview with Janet T. Holbrook, MPH, PhD, author of Lansoprazole for Children With Poorly Controlled Asthma: A Randomized Controlled Trial
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Universal Screening and Drug Treatment of Dyslipidemia in Children and Adolescents

Interview with Frederick P. Rivara, MD, MPH, author of Universal Screening and Drug Treatment of Dyslipidemia in Children and Adolescents
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Antiplatelet Therapy With Cangrelor in Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Interview with Eric J. Topol, MD, author of Bridging Antiplatelet Therapy With Cangrelor in Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery: A Randomized Controlled Trial
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Association Between Marijuana Exposure and Pulmonary Function Over 20 Years

Interview with Stefan Kertesz, MD, author of Association Between Marijuana Exposure and Pulmonary Function Over 20 Years
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Effect of Dietary Protein Content on Weight Gain, Energy Expenditure, and Body Composition During Overeating: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Interview with George A. Bray, MD, author of Effect of Dietary Protein Content on Weight Gain, Energy Expenditure, and Body Composition During Overeating: A Randomized Controlled Trial
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Where Are the Health Care Cost Savings?

Interview with Ezekiel J. Emanuel, MD, PhD, author of Where Are the Health Care Cost Savings?
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Prostate Cancer Screening-The Evidence, the Recommendations, and the Clinical Implications

Interview with Roger Chou, MD, author of Prostate Cancer Screening-The Evidence, the Recommendations, and the Clinical Implications
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ADHD Medications and Risk of Serious Cardiovascular Events in Young and Middle-aged Adults

Interview with Laurel A. Habel, PhD, author of ADHD Medications and Risk of Serious Cardiovascular Events in Young and Middle-aged Adults
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Sleep Disorders, Health, and Safety in Police Officers

Interview with Charles A. Czeisler, PhD, MD, FRCP, author of Sleep Disorders, Health, and Safety in Police Officers
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Causes of Death Among Stillbirths

Interview with Robert M. Silver, MD, author of Causes of Death Among Stillbirths
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What Patients Really Want From Health Care

Interview with Allan S. Detsky, MD, PhD, author of What Patients Really Want From Health Care
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Association of Antenatal Corticosteroids With Mortality and Neurodevelopmental Outcomes Among Infants Born at 22 to 25 Weeks' Gestation

Interview with Waldemar A. Carlo, MD, author of Association of Antenatal Corticosteroids With Mortality and Neurodevelopmental Outcomes Among Infants Born at 22 to 25 Weeks' Gestation
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Association Between Valvular Surgery and Mortality Among Patients With Infective Endocarditis Complicated by Heart

Interview with Andrew Wang, MD, author of Association Between Valvular Surgery and Mortality Among Patients With Infective Endocarditis Complicated by Heart Failure
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Urinary Sodium and Potassium Excretion and Risk of Cardiovascular Events

Interview with Martin J. O'Donnell, MB, PhD, author of Urinary Sodium and Potassium Excretion and Risk of Cardiovascular Events
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Effects of the CETP Inhibitor Evacetrapib Administered as Monotherapy or in Combination With Statins on HDL and LDL Cholesterol: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Interview with Steven E. Nissen, MD, author of Effects of the CETP Inhibitor Evacetrapib Administered as Monotherapy or in Combination With Statins on HDL and LDL Cholesterol: A Randomized Controlled Trial
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Effect of Intracoronary Delivery of Autologous Bone Marrow Mononuclear Cells 2 to 3 Weeks Following Acute Myocardial Infarction on Left Ventricular Function: The LateTIME Randomized Trial

Interview with Jay H. Traverse, MD, author of Effect of Intracoronary Delivery of Autologous Bone Marrow Mononuclear Cells 2 to 3 Weeks Following Acute Myocardial Infarction on Left Ventricular Function: The LateTIME Randomized Trial
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Association Between Physician Billing and Cardiac Stress Testing Patterns Following Coronary Revascularization

Interview with Bimal R. Shah, MD, MB, author of Association Between Physician Billing and Cardiac Stress Testing Patterns Following Coronary Revascularization
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Neuron Number and Size in Prefrontal Cortex of Children With Autism

Interview with Eric Courchesne, PhD, author of Neuron Number and Size in Prefrontal Cortex of Children With Autism
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Moderate Alcohol Consumption During Adult Life, Drinking Patterns, and Breast Cancer Risk

Interview with Wendy Y. Chen, MD, MPH, author of Moderate Alcohol Consumption During Adult Life, Drinking Patterns, and Breast Cancer Risk
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Identification of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in Lung Cancer Screening Computed Tomographic Scans

Interview with Pim A. de Jong, MD, PhD, author of Identification of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in Lung Cancer Screening Computed Tomographic Scans
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National and Regional Trends in Heart Failure Hospitalization and Mortality Rates for Medicare Beneficiaries, 1998-2008

Interview with Jersey Chen, MD, MPH, author of National and Regional Trends in Heart Failure Hospitalization and Mortality Rates for Medicare Beneficiaries, 1998-2008
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Use of Electron-Beam Sterilized Hemodialysis Membranes and Risk of Thrombocytopenia

Interview with Mercedeh Kiaii, MD, author of Use of Electron-Beam Sterilized Hemodialysis Membranes and Risk of Thrombocytopenia
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Vitamin E and the Risk of Prostate Cancer: The Selenium and Vitamin E Cancer Prevention Trial

Interview with Eric A. Klein, MD, author of Vitamin E and the Risk of Prostate Cancer: The Selenium and Vitamin E Cancer Prevention Trial
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Regional Variation in the Association Between Advance Directives and End-of-Life Medicare Expenditures

Interview with Lauren Hersch Nicholas, PhD, MPP, author of Regional Variation in the Association Between Advance Directives and End-of-Life Medicare Expenditures
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Prevalence and Outcomes of Same-Day Discharge After Elective Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Among Older Patients

Interview with Sunil V. Rao, MD, author of Prevalence and Outcomes of Same-Day Discharge After Elective Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Among Older Patients
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Effect of Increasing Doses of Saw Palmetto Extract on Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms: A Randomized Trial

Interview with Kevin T. McVary, MD, author of Effect of Increasing Doses of Saw Palmetto Extract on Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms: A Randomized Trial
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Prediction of Erectile Function Following Treatment for Prostate Cancer

Interview with Martin G. Sanda, MD, author of Prediction of Erectile Function Following Treatment for Prostate Cancer
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Cognitive Behavior Therapy Augmentation of Pharmacotherapy in Pediatric Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: The Pediatric OCD Treatment Study II (POTS II) Randomized Controlled Trial

Interview with Martin E. Franklin, PhD, author of Cognitive Behavior Therapy Augmentation of Pharmacotherapy in Pediatric Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: The Pediatric OCD Treatment Study II (POTS II) Randomized Controlled Trial
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Graduated Driver Licensing and Fatal Crashes Involving 16- to 19-Year-Old Drivers

Interview with Scott V. Masten, PhD, author of Graduated Driver Licensing and Fatal Crashes Involving 16- to 19-Year-Old Drivers
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Quality of Life, Burnout, Educational Debt, and Medical Knowledge Among Internal Medicine Residents

Interview with Colin P. West, MD, PhD, author of Quality of Life, Burnout, Educational Debt, and Medical Knowledge Among Internal Medicine Residents
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Association of Unconscious Race and Social Class Bias With Vignette-Based Clinical Assessments by Medical Students

Interview with Julie A. Freischlag, MD, author of Association of Unconscious Race and Social Class Bias With Vignette-Based Clinical Assessments by Medical Students
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Effect of a Dietary Portfolio of Cholesterol-Lowering Foods Given at 2 Levels of Intensity of Dietary Advice on Serum Lipids in Hyperlipidemia: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Interview with David J. A. Jenkins, MD, author of Effect of a Dietary Portfolio of Cholesterol-Lowering Foods Given at 2 Levels of Intensity of Dietary Advice on Serum Lipids in Hyperlipidemia: A Randomized Controlled Trial
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Implementing Accountable Care Organizations: Ten Potential Mistakes and How to Learn From Them

Interview with Stephen M. Shortell, PhD, MPH, MBA, author of Implementing Accountable Care Organizations: Ten Potential Mistakes and How to Learn From Them
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Use of Radioactive Iodine for Thyroid Cancer

Interview with Megan R. Haymart, MD, author of Use of Radioactive Iodine for Thyroid Cancer
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Sleep-Disordered Breathing, Hypoxia, and Risk of Mild Cognitive Impairment and Dementia in Older Women

Interview with Katie L. Stone, PhD, author of Sleep-Disordered Breathing, Hypoxia, and Risk of Mild Cognitive Impairment and Dementia in Older Women
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Implementation of Medicare Part D and Nondrug Medical Spending for Elderly Adults With Limited Prior Drug Coverage

Interview with J. Michael McWilliams, MD, Phd, author of Implementation of Medicare Part D and Nondrug Medical Spending for Elderly Adults With Limited Prior Drug Coverage
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Adjunctive Risperidone Treatment for Antidepressant-Resistant Symptoms of Chronic Military Service-Related PTSD

Interview with John H. Krystal, MD, author of Adjunctive Risperidone Treatment for Antidepressant-Resistant Symptoms of Chronic Military Service-Related PTSD
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Interventions for War-Related Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Meeting Veterans Where They Are

Interview with Charles Hoge, MD, author of Interventions for War-Related Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Meeting Veterans Where They Are
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Prevention of Melanoma With Regular Sunscreen Use

Interview with June K. Robinson, MD, author of Prevention of Melanoma With Regular Sunscreen Use
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Application of Electronic Health Records to the Joint Commission's 2011 National Patient Safety Goals

Interview with Ryan Radecki, MD, author of Application of Electronic Health Records to the Joint Commission's 2011 National Patient Safety Goals
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Improving Postdischarge Outcomes in Patients Hospitalized for Acute Heart Failure Syndromes

Interview with Mihai Gheorghiade, MD, author of Improving Postdischarge Outcomes in Patients Hospitalized for Acute Heart Failure Syndromes
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A New Frontier in Patient Safety

Interview with Don Berwick, MD, author of A New Frontier in Patient Safety
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From Efficacy to Effectiveness in the Face of Uncertainty: Indication Creep and Prevention Creep

Interview with Benjamin Djulbegovic, MD, PhD, author of From Efficacy to Effectiveness in the Face of Uncertainty: Indication Creep and Prevention Creep
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Patient-Physican Communication: It's About Time

Interview with Wendy Levinson, MD, author of Patient-Physican Communication: It's About Time
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How to Enroll Participants in Research Ethically

Interview with David Wendler, PhD, author of How to Enroll Participants in Research Ethically
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Curtailing Diversion and Abuse of Opioid Analgesics Without Jeopardizing Pain Treatment

Interview with Nora D. Volkow, MD, author of Curtailing Diversion and Abuse of Opioid Analgesics Without Jeopardizing Pain Treatment
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Physician Communication in the 21st Century

Interview with Allan S. Detsky, MD, PhD, author of Physician Communication in the 21st Century
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Biosafety Concerns Involving Genetically Modified Mosquitoes to Combat Malaria and Dengue in Developing Countries

Interview with Lawrence O. Gostin, JD, author of Biosafety Concerns Involving Genetically Modified Mosquitoes to Combat Malaria and Dengue in Developing Countries
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Damage Prevention and Control for Financial Incapacity

Interview with Charles Sabatino, JD, author of Damage Prevention and Control for Financial Incapacity
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A Physician Management Infrastructure

Interview with Peter J. Pronovost, MD, PhD, author of A Physician Management Infrastructure
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A Vision for Patient-Centered Health Information Systems

Interview with Alex H. Krist, MD, MPH, author of A Vision for Patient-Centered Health Information Systems
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Re"evolutionary" Regenerative Medicine

Interview with Helen M. Blau, PhD, author of Re"evolutionary" Regenerative Medicine
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The United States' Engagement in Global Tobacco Control

Interview with Lawrence O. Gostin, JD, author of The United States' Engagement in Global Tobacco Control
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Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer

Interview with Ian M. Thompson, MD, author of Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer
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Discussing Radiation Risks Associated With CT Scans With Patients

Interview with Mark Otto Baerlocher, MD, author of Discussing Radiation Risks Associated With CT Scans With Patients
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Substituted Interests and Best Judgments: An Integrated Model of Surrogate Decision Making

Interview with Daniel P. Sulmasy, MD, PhD, author of Substituted Interests and Best Judgments: An Integrated Model of Surrogate Decision Making
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Putting the Public Back in Public Reporting of Health Care Quality

Interview with Tara Lagu, MD, MPH, author of Putting the Public Back in Public Reporting of Health Care Quality
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What If Physicians Actually Had to Control Medical Costs?

Interview with Robert H. Brook, MD, ScD, author of What If Physicians Actually Had to Control Medical Costs?
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Understanding Depression and Distress Among Medical Students

Interview with Laura Weiss Roberts, MD, MA, author of Understanding Depression and Distress Among Medical Students
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Societal Perceptions of Physicians: Knights, Knaves, or Pawns?

Interview with Sachin H. Jain, MD, MBA and Christine K. Cassel, MD, authors of Societal Perceptions of Physicians: Knights, Knaves, or Pawns?
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