From MedPage Today:
- Breast Ca Patients Need Better Cardiac Monitoring. Breast cancer patients received suboptimal cardiac monitoring during treatment with trastuzumab (Herceptin).
- FDA: Smokeless Tobacco Warning Stays. The FDA denied a petition by two tobacco companies to ease up on the warnings around smokeless tobacco.
- King v. Burwell: What Color Is Obamacare’s Parachute? Policy experts, government officials, and industry executives dissected the potential fallout of the Supreme Court’s decision in King v. Burwell.
- Are Docs Overly Cautious About Using Newer Antiplatelets? Real-world use of prasugrel (Effient) appears to err on the side of caution for stented patients, a study showed, while another suggested an algorithm to manage bleeding concerns.