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Something More For You

Something More For You offers quality up-to-date information from and for health care professionals. Timely articles provide useful information on a wide range of topics with appeal to readers of all ages. Formerly a print magazine, this new blog features broader understanding of osteopathic medicine and seeks to advance the community's health and welfare.

Week of July 21 - In Case You Missed It...TOMF Medical News Roundup

July 28, 2014

If you have a budding athlete, talk to your pediatrician early about how to discuss performance-enhancing drugs. Learn the odds of getting a Division-I full ride and making professional squads.


Week of July 14 - In Case You Missed It...TOMF Medical News Roundup

July 18, 2014

The Centers for Disease Control warned last week that over consumption of alcohol - 15 drinks a week for males, seven for females - could lead to premature deaths of up to 30 years. Now CDC has posted rankings by state and Arizona is 4th worst in alcohol deaths per 100,000.


Week of July 7 - In Case You Missed It...TOMF Medical News Roundup

July 14, 2014

Multiple media sources report today that the baby cured of AIDS four years ago, now has HIV in her blood. She has not been on anti-virals for two years but needs to start again. This will complicate a huge trial set to start this fall that was going to use this baby's treatment approach on a large set of babies born with HIV.


Week of June 23 - In Case You Missed It...TOMF Medical News Roundup

June 30, 2014

Health Net, the insurer that won the biggest slice of ObamaCare Marketplace sales with low premium prices, will raise premiums 14 percent for 2015, according the the Arizona Daily Star over the weekend. On average that will be about $31 extra per month for individuals. Health Net also will raise fees to businesses.


Week of June 16 - In Case You Missed It...TOMF Medical News Roundup

June 23, 2014

The CDC reports that in the United States, 70% of all deaths among youth and young adults aged 10-24 years result from four causes: motor vehicle crashes (23%), other unintentional injuries (18%), homicide (15%), and suicide (15%).


Week of June 9 - In Case You Missed It...TOMF Medical News Roundup

June 13, 2014

One business trend has policy-makers and public health officials worried. Pharmaceutical companies have recently eschewed giant mergers in favor of buying smaller companies with successful drugs--and then laying off the research staff.


Week of June 2 - In Case You Missed It...TOMF Medical News Roundup

June 6, 2014

There are an estimated 1,000 Pima County residents who may have HIV and don't know it, despite a decade of calls for routine testing -- and not just for those at highest risk. June 27 is National HIV Testing Day. If you don't know your HIV status, June 27 is the day several Tucson groups have come together to offer free testing. You get results in 15 minutes.


Week of May 26 - In Case You Missed It...TOMF Medical News Roundup

May 30, 2014

Measles in the US are at a 20 year high and in most cases the disease was caught overseas by unvaccinated American citizens. While the numbers are low (288 cases) the disease can ravage an area (136 cases in Ohio).


Week of May 19 - In Case You Missed It...TOMF Medical News Roundup

May 27, 2014

As deductibles and co-pays climb, more US patients are turning to Internet rating services to select their physicians. According to today's Wall Street Journal roughly a quarter of US adults have checked a doctor on a web-rating site, and about a third have chosen to see, or avoid, a doctor based on the rating.


Week of May 5 - In Case You Missed It...TOMF Medical News Roundup

May 12, 2014

The Arizona Daily Star and several other local news sources say that former University of Arizona College of Medicine surgery resident Leigh Nuemayer MD is the new head of the UA Department of Surgery. She follows Rainer Grussner MD.


Week of April 28 - In Case You Missed It...TOMF Medical News Roundup

May 2, 2014

May is Older Americans Month. This year's theme is Safe Today, Healthy Tomorrow and focuses on injury prevention, activity and exercise as a way to remain independent as long as possible. For classes and tips to celebrate older Americans, contact the local area aging experts at Pima Council on Aging, 790-7262.


Week of April 21 - In Case You Missed It...TOMF Medical News Roundup

May 1, 2014

TOMF 23rd Annual Southwestern Conference on Medicine(R) April 24-27 at the JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa. Directly after the conference, we will attend the Arizona Town Hall April 27-April 30 at the Double Tree hotel in Tucson.

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