How abusive partners drive addiction; and gout guidelines rethink allopurinol dosing
In addiction, abusive partners can wreak havoc
By Randy Dotinga
Strategies of abusive partners include sabotaging and discrediting their partners’ attempts at recovery.
Updated gout guidelines: Don’t let kidney function dictate allopurinol dosing
Inadequate allopurinol dosing has been the bête noire of rheumatology for years.
Women have fewer cardiovascular events after non–ST-segment elevation ACS
But they also remain undertreated with guideline-directed therapies.
Contacts with health care professionals increased among adults
Americans aged 18-64 years were more likely to see or talk with a provider in 2017-2018 than they were in 2012-2013.
EVALI outbreak ongoing, but new cases decline
Since the week of Sept. 15, 2019, hospitalized cases of EVALI have steadily declined.