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SSRI Antidepressant Drugs Interfere With Opioid Pain Relief

SSRI Antidepressant Drugs Interfere With Opioid Pain Relief

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Researchers examined whether SSRI antidepressants diminish the pain reduction effects of certain opioids.

Second Chance App Detects Opioid Overdose Amid Opioid Crisis

Second Chance App Detects Opioid Overdose Amid Opioid Crisis

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Researchers at the University of Washington have developed a smartphone app that can detect when a drug overdose has occurred.

5 Best Apps for Rheumatoid Arthritis

5 Best Apps for Rheumatoid Arthritis

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A number of smartphone apps may help your patients manage their rheumatoid arthritis. We list the 5 best in 2019.

Does Cold Weather Affect Arthritis and Joint Pain?

Does Cold Weather Affect Arthritis and Joint Pain?

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Sometimes distinguishing between medical myth and fact is difficult. Recent studies on cold weather and joint pain paint a murky picture.

New Appointment Algorithm Helps Clinicians Manage Time Better

New Appointment Algorithm Helps Clinicians Manage Time Better

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Patient no-shows cost clinicians time and money. Researchers at Johns Hopkins University believe they may have found an answer to the problem.

Time Management: 8 Tips for Clinicians

Time Management: 8 Tips for Clinicians

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Hefty patient loads and numerous administrative tasks make time management a challenge for rheumatologists. Here are 8 tips to better manage your time.

5-Step Guide to Activity Tracker Use for Patients With Rheumatic Diseases

5-Step Guide to Activity Tracker Use for Patients With Rheumatic Diseases

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Patients with rheumatic diseases may benefit from the use of activity trackers. Here's how you can help them get the most out of their devices.

Study: Cold Weather Joint Pain and Other Weather-Related Pain

Study: Cold Weather Joint Pain and Other Weather-Related Pain

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Fact or folktale: do weather patterns affect joint pain? A team of researchers set out to find the answer.

Identifying Warning Signs of Depression in a Fellow Clinician

Identifying Warning Signs of Depression in a Fellow Clinician

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Physicians have higher rates of depressive symptoms than the general population. How can you tell if a fellow clinician is depressed?

How to Prevent Tech Neck in 8 Steps

How to Prevent Tech Neck in 8 Steps

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Spending your day updating electronic health records, researching, and sending emails can be a pain in the neck - figuratively and literally. Here are 8 tips to prevent tech neck.

5 Social Media Do's and Don'ts for Rheumatologists

5 Social Media Do's and Don'ts for Rheumatologists

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Social media is essential for rheumatologists looking to connect and interact with patients. Here's what to do and what not to do on social media.

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