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Health Care NewsWhat successful self-measured blood pressure looks like in practice 5/25/2016
When patients are willing to partner with their physicians in gaining control of high blood pressure, the results can be rewarding for both parties. A resident physician gives an inside look at how her medical center is engaging patients in the advancement of their own health.Physicians team up to treat addiction in rural areas 5/25/2016
Physicians in New Mexico have developed a distance learning model to address inadequate access to medical care in underserved areas. Through a special focus on substance use and behavioral health disorders, the project has bolstered primary care physicians’ ability to care for patients with substance use disorders in the midst of the opioid overdose epidemic.Tobacco products, e-cigarettes come under greater regulation 5/25/2016
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has taken an important step in the national regulation of tobacco products, issuing a new rule that prohibits the sale of a number of tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, to minors.