Vasculitis Associated With Tumor Necrosis Factor-α Inhibitors

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Dr. Olayemi Sokumbi, a Resident in the Department of Dermatology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses her article appearing in the August 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings where she describes the clinical characteristics, histopathologic features, and outcomes of patients in whom vasculitis developed in association with use of tumor necrosis factor- inhibitors. Available at:
http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(12)00560-5/fulltext

Potential Adverse Cardiovascular Effects from Excessive Endurance Exercise

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Dr. James O’Keefe, Clinical Cardiologist from Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute in Kansas City, Missouri, describes the risks and benefits of extreme endurance exercise, emphasizing the importance of moderation. Available at:
http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(12)00473-9/fulltext