CME/CE articles from The Clinical Advisor

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Birth control pill as effective as antibiotics for acne management

Although antibiotics may be superior at three months, oral contraceptive pills s are equivalent to antibiotics at six months in reducing acne.

California gears up for medical malpractice ballot initiative

Troy and Alana Pack Patient Safety Act would require drug testing for physicians and an increase in malpractice caps.

Self-monitoring, self-titrating hypertension meds benefit high-risk patients

Coupling self-monitoring with self-titration of antihypertensives resulted in lower systolic blood pressure at 12 months, compared with usual care.

Obese kids more prone to bullying

Obese and overweight children are more likely to be involved in bullying, both as victim and perpetrator.

Is medical marijuana reducing opioid overdose mortality?

States that have enacted medical cannabis laws have seen an overall 24.8% mean drop in state-level opioid overdose mortality rates.