Politics Govern Treatment and More Medical News

October 12, 2016
Leo Robert
Leo Robert

Do doctors’ politics affect treatment decisions on, for example, drug use, firearms, and sexual behavior? Do yours?

Politics driving treatment decisions, a depression epidemic, cardiovascular risk with statins vs nonstatins-we offer these and other highlights of recent clinical studies of interest to primary care physicians.Scroll through the slides above for key findings. Original sources are below.

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Docs’ Political Views Govern Medical Treatment

It’s a Depression Epidemic!

Statins No Better Than Nonstatins?

“Late-to-Test” HIV Diagnosis is Risky Business

Cardiovascular Disease Risk Swells with Stomach Fat

It’s Time to Drop the “5-Second Rule”

NSAIDs Boost Heart Failure Risk

Flu Shot Rates Lower in Alternative Medicine Domains