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Sleep and School Grades

Posted On: Thursday, April 07, 2016 Posted By: Frank J. Domino, M.D. Tags: children, elementary school, grades, sleep Comments count

Type of Toy and Quantity and Quality of Parent-Infant Communication

Posted On: Thursday, March 31, 2016 Posted By: Frank J. Domino, M.D. Tags: development, infants, parents, pediatrics, reading, screen time, toys Comments count

Mortality Increases with Aggressive Blood Pressure Lowering in Diabetes

Posted On: Tuesday, March 22, 2016 Posted By: Frank J. Domino, M.D. Tags: Lowering Blood Pressure, Type 2 Diabetes Comments count

Regular Sauna Use Improves CV Outcomes

Posted On: Thursday, March 03, 2016 Posted By: Frank J. Domino, M.D. Tags: Lowers CV Risk

This small observational study found men who used a sauna 4-7 times per week, ideally for at least 19 minutes per session. 

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Single Dose Dexamethasone as Effective as Short Course Prednisolone for Pediatric Asthma

Posted On: Thursday, January 21, 2016 Posted By: Frank J. Domino, M.D. Tags: EBM

A Single Dose Dexamethasone was as Effective as Short Course Prednisolone for Acute Pediatric Asthma Exacerbations

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RCT of Naproxen Combined with Cyclobenzaprine vs. Oxycodone for Acute Low Back Pain

Posted On: Thursday, December 03, 2015 Posted By: Frank J. Domino, M.D. Tags: EBM

Adding cyclobenzaprine or oxycodone to naproxen for Acute Low Back Pain does not improve outcomes

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SPRINT Trial Made Easy

Posted On: Thursday, December 03, 2015 Posted By: Frank J. Domino, M.D. Tags: EBM

For the small subset of patients who are over the age of 50 and have a systolic blood pressure between 130 and 180 who are at high cardiovascular risk, blood pressure reduction to a goal of 120 mmHg improves composite cardiovascular outcomes as well as heart failure and cardiovascular death risk.

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