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March 4, 2013
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ASH Clinical Hypertension Review Course
March 15-16

The American Society of Hypertension, Inc. (ASH) is sponsoring its CLINICAL HYPERTENSION REVIEW COURSE at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Jersey City. The ASH Review Course will offer practical applications to assist NURSE PRACTIONERS in bringing hypertensive patients to their blood pressure goals, and is accredited for 18.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Register here!
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  • Once-monthly Abilify gains FDA nod
    The FDA has granted Otsuka Holdings and H. Lundbeck approval for Abilify Maintena, a once-a-month injection for patients with schizophrenia. The drug was associated with significant delays in relapse compared with placebo, the company said. Bloomberg Businessweek (3/1) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • CDC: 1 in 5 adult smokers have tried e-cigarettes
    The number of U.S. adult smokers who have tried electronic cigarettes rose from about 10% in 2010 to about 21% in 2011, according to a CDC study released on Thursday. Current smokers were more likely to use the devices than nonsmokers, researchers said. "There is still a lot we don't know about these products, including whether they will decrease or increase use of traditional cigarettes," CDC director Dr. Tom Frieden said. U.S. News & World Report/HealthDay News (2/28) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Last day for Early Bird prize drawing eligibility
    Today is the last day for AANP members to be eligible for one of two early bird drawings for valuable prizes. To qualify, you must register by CoB today for the 2013 AANP 28th National Conference AND make a hotel reservation to stay at the conference hotel between June 17 and 23. Don’t miss out! Find details on the drawings specific eligibility requirements. If you have questions or need assistance, please contact conference@aanp.org or call (512) 442-4262, ext. 5238. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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