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ACC Cardiovascular Summit Virtual Details: Keynote by Anthony S. Fauci, MD.

Course director Bo Walpole, MD, FACC, and course co-directors Geoffrey Rose, MD, FACC, and Cathleen Biga, MSN, FACC, have invited leaders from across private, integrated and academic practices.

ACC Cardio-oncology Course Aims to Advance Cardiovascular Care of Cancer Patients, Survivors

ACC Cardio-oncology Course co-directors Ana Barac, MD, Ph.D., FACC, and Bonnie Ky, MD, MSCE, FACC, have invited respected experts in the field to create a course covering relevant and required content for both the novice and advanced practitioner.

Charleston County Medical Society Forms a Buying Group to Help Doctors Get Essential PPE

January 6, 2021 Charleston County Medical Society announced that ActionPPE, its collective buying initiative created by doctors for doctors, has shipped over 3.4 million units of personal protective equipment (PPE), including masks, respirators, gloves, gowns, face shields, and...

Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Urges COVID-19 Vaccination In Letter To Patients

In a letter to the PF community, the PFF Medical & Scientific Advisory Board strongly recommends vaccination, along with the safe practices of physical distancing, hand washing, and face coverings, to help prevent COVID-19 illness. 

The American College of Radiology Reports Mammography Protections in Year-End Legislation Help Efforts to Address Breast Cancer Care Disparities

December 23,2020 The American College of Radiology, Society of Breast Imaging®, patient advocates and others secured an extension of the moratorium on harmful 2009 and 2016 United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines from...

Association of American Physicians and Surgeons: Warns of Surprise Attack on Patients’ Choices

“Proponents claim the bill (which does not yet have a bill number) is needed to protect patients from so-called surprise bills.

Shared Decision-Making Empowers Patients with Information and Options to Benefit Bone and Joint Care

"Shared decision-making is a partnership fueled by a discussion that should be initiated by the physician," said Robert A. Probe, MD, FAAOS, orthopaedic surgeon at Baylor Scott & White Health, Temple, TX.

New Asthma Guidelines Published in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, an Official Journal of the AAAAI

For the first time since 2007, the National Asthma Education and Prevention Program (NAEPP) Coordinating Committee, coordinated by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has updated its asthma guidelines.