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Sensitive and important conversations with your adolescent population include contraceptive options. How do long acting reversible contraceptive methods (LARC’s) fit into your conversation? Let’s discuss a recent review and update your talk!

E-Cigarettes were 1st introduced to the US market in 2007, essentially to help smokers stop smoking tobacco-based cigarettes. There is some evidence it might have been beneficial for some adults to quit smoking. However their use has increased significantly specifically in US teens. Join us as we discuss the potential public health concerns regarding vaping and US teens.

Systematic Review data has found the risk of adverse events, including MI, Stroke, CV mortality and all cause mortality are increased when SU are used

Based upon CDC data of death, narcotic prescription length of less than 5 days provided the best outcomes and the lowest risk of continued narcotic use.

The AHA published their recent review on the role of fat in diet and concluded that saturated fat is a likely cause of CV adverse outcomes. Their decisions seem in contrast the best evidence available; this session will review the AHA position and maybe reach a different conclusion

The Am Academy of Pediatrics recommends against using OTC cough/Cold meds for children under age 4 as they have little proven benefit, are often multiple drugs combined, and may be harmful. But how harmful are they?

Although depression is a common problem in primary care, unfortunately, the screening rates remain low. In recent years, evidence-based clinical practice guidelines have been developed to improve detection and treatment of depression in the primary care setting. Primary care providers are now faced with the implementation of these recommended modalities. In this installment of the Frankly Speaking Podcast, the faculty will guide you through practical steps to improve outcomes in patients with depression.

Oxygen is frequently given to patients routinely during the initial treatment of a myocardial infarction, but there is a lack of data to support or refute this. A recent systematic review found no benefit in patients who did not have baseline hypoxia. Oxygen therapy continues to be indicated for those with hypoxia and needs to be used with caution in COPD patients with carbon dioxide retention

In this podcast episode, we consider the premise of overdiagnosis and how it applies to women being screened for breast cancer and highlight ways to mitigate the risks of overdiagnosis of breast cancer.

In this podcast episode, we will talk about the data on different exercise timelines, consider new options when counseling patients for exercise and highlight the need to include exercise counseling for most adults.

What are your evidence-based strategies for managing acute, subacute and chronic low back pain? A review of the current American College of Physicians Clinical Practice Guideline can renew your toolkit as you help your patients with back pain maintain a healthy and active lifestyle.