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Latest Rheumatology News

Inflammatory Arthritis Linked to Sexual Dysfunction

Sexual dysfunction appears to be highly prevalent in both men and women with inflammatory arthritis, according to a review published online April 3 in Arthritis Care & Research.

Over-the-Counter Meds Save Health Care System Money

On average, each dollar spent on over-the-counter medicines saves the U.S. health care system $7.20, totaling nearly $146 billion in annual savings, according to a report released March 18 by the Consumer Healthcare Products Association.

Doctors With Malpractice Claims More Likely to Leave Medicine

Physicians with one or more paid malpractice claims are more likely to leave practice or shift into smaller practice settings, according to a study published in the March 28 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.

Program in Peds Rheumatology Clinic Ups Education on Teratogenic Rx

A series of interventions introduced through a quality improvement project can increase the frequency of both teratogen education and urine pregnancy screening in patients taking teratogenic medications for rheumatic disease, according to a study published online March 5 in Pediatrics.