Blog | Monday, October 27, 2008

Medical News of the Obvious


We're running a little low this week, but here's what we've got:

Adults who eat rapidly or until they're full are more likely to be overweight, a study in BMJ reports. Just tell your heavier patients to slow down and chew. Problem solved.

Doctors are more likely to prescribe drugs to their patients-- in this case clopidogrel (Plavix) to stent patients-- when they have fewer hoops (like prior authorization) to jump through, the NEJM reports.