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Event Invitation

Women's Health Society with the support from ABOG and ABOG-EF,
invites General Practitioners and Obstetritians and Gynecologists in Puerto Rico to participate of the "Educational Program for Women's Preventive Care Update"

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    Monday, August 19, 2013 

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Today's Headlines is prepared daily to help keep you informed about news affecting women's health care and ob-gyn. This brief is derived from the four major national newspapers: The New York TimesThe Washington PostUSA Today, and The Wall Street Journal. Please note that the WSJ requires a paid subscription to access articles. 
 

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The New York Times, August 19, 2013
"Doctors Who Profit from Radiation Prescribe It More Often, Study Finds"
Doctors who have a financial interest in radiation treatment centers are much more likely to prescribe such treatments for patients with prostate cancer, Congressional investigators say in a new report...Read more.


"When a Doctor Comes to America"
Letters to the editor in response to "Path to United States Practice is Long Slog to Foreign Doctors" (August 12)...Read more.

The Washington Post
, August 19, 2013
"Some Fear Health-Care Law Could Give Congress, Staffers Abortion Coverage"
An attempt to fix a problem with the national health-care law has created a situation in which members of Congress and their staffers could gain access to abortion coverage...Read more."Arlington Firm Aims to Build Health-Care Data Hub"
One local company has begun to lay the groundwork for that next step - but on a scale some experts say the industry may not be ready for just yet...Read more.
USA Today, August 19, 2013
"Children of Obese Moms Face Later Risks"
In any case, there already are many good reasons for women to enter pregnancy at healthy weights and not to gain too much during the pregnancy, says Jeanne Conry, president of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists...Read more.
The Wall Street Journal, August 19, 2013
"Glaxo Junkets Highlight Ills of Chinese Medical System"
GlaxoSmithKline PLC employees in China are said to have organized an all-expense-paid trip in May for a group of doctors to tour the scenic river town of Guilin, one of China's premier tourist destinations...Read more. (Subscription only)"Lilly Seeks Remedy in Patient Trial"
The case highlights the pressure on drug makers to preserve market exclusivity for top-selling products for as long as possible in the face of generic competition, pricing pressure and underproductive research labs...Read more. (Subscription only)

"Will the Health-Care Law Help Small Businesses?"

Will it make life simpler and offer more choices, or drive up costs and stifle growth? Two experts lay out the cases, pro and con...Read more. (Subscription only)

 

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