Author | Bobby Lazzara, MD


Restrictive Covenants: What's in Your Contract?

January 25, 2017

Dr Bobby Lazzara spends a Medical News Minute reminding you to pay close attention to all the fine print.

Terms and Termination: What's in your Agreement?

January 05, 2017

VIDEO: Reminder--employment contracts are long and complicated -- make sure you understand yours inside out, before you sign.

5 Top Medical Apps in One Minute: Video

October 19, 2016

Dr Bobby Lazzara reviews 5 medical apps available in iTunes. Which ones are you using?

Study: If You're Happy, I'm Happier (VIDEO)

October 12, 2016

A new study answers the question: If you are happy and your partner is happy, are each of you even happier?

First WHO Update to STI Guidelines since 2003

September 21, 2016

Data published in the US this summer on STIs suggested there may be a time when we are unable to treat gonorrhea infections.

Boxed Warnings Mandatory for Opioids and Benzodiazepines

September 19, 2016

In response to increasing combined misuse of both drug classes, the FDA requires all formulations to carry its strongest warning.

Study Finds Diabetes a Risk Factor for Excess Antibiotic Use

August 17, 2016

A large Danish study compared community antibiotic use and hospital-treated infections between people with and without type 2 diabetes.

Opioid-naive Patients at Risk for Chronic Opioid Use after Common Surgeries

August 15, 2016

Video: This Medical News Minute reviews the incidence of and risk factors for post-operative chronic opioid use among opioid-naive patients.

Hep C Spread in North America: When and How did it Start?

July 11, 2016

Timing of the rise of hep C in North America is a puzzle. In this Medical News Minute, Dr Bobby Lazzara toplines results of a new study that offer clarity.

Proton Pump Inhibitors Linked to Cognitive Decline

June 21, 2016

In this Medical News Minute, Dr Bobby Lazzara looks at the impact of PPI use on incident dementia in the elderly.