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How to stop shivering

Shivering usually occurs when a person is too cold, but there are other possible causes. These include fever, stress, low blood sugar, and anxiety. Shivering generally resolves on its own, but treatment may be necessary for some underlying causes. Here, learn more about the causes of shivering and when to see a doctor. How to […]

What to know about macrocephaly

Macrocephaly is the term for an unusually large head. This can occur due to a family history of the condition, or it could indicate an underlying medical problem, such as a genetic syndrome. In this article, learn about the causes of an abnormally large head in infants and how doctors diagnose and treat the condition. […]

Cerebral edema: Everything you need to know

Cerebral edema refers to swelling in the brain caused by trapped fluid. Common causes include a traumatic brain injury, stroke, tumor, or infection. In this article, learn about the symptoms of cerebral edema, as well as how doctors diagnose and treat the condition. We also cover the outlook. Cerebral edema: Everything you need to know […]

AASM publishes clinical practice guideline on use of actigraphy for sleep disorders

DARIEN, IL – Actigraphy can be a useful clinical tool for the evaluation of adult and pediatric patients with suspected sleep disorders, including circadian rhythm sleep-wake disorders, according to a clinical practice guideline from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM). The guideline, which is published in the July 15 issue of the Journal of […]

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CMS releases 2019 Physician Fee Schedule proposed rule

On July 12 the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the proposed rule that addresses changes to the 2019 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) as well as proposed policies for Year 3 of the Quality Payment Program (QPP). A CMS fact sheet highlights proposed changes to the PFS, and the entire proposed rule […]

Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider – July 14, 2018

This content is provided exclusively to our members. Login or Join Today to access this and the other great membership benefits of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. The post Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider – July 14, 2018 appeared first on American Academy of Sleep Medicine – Association for Sleep Clinicians and Researchers. Sleep Medicine […]

CMS updates Quality Payment Program website

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently updated the Quality Payment Program website to include several new features. Quality Payment Program Look-Up Tool The Quality Payment Program Look-Up Tool, previously known as the Quality Payment Program Participation Status Tool, now includes both 2018 Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) eligibility and Alternative Payment Model […]