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June 2020 Briefing - Dermatology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Dermatology for June 2020. This roundup includes the latest research news from journal articles, as well as the FDA approvals and regulatory changes that are the most likely to affect clinical practice.

Trump Administration Asks Supreme Court to Overturn Affordable Care Act

FRIDAY, June 26, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- The Trump administration has asked the Supreme Court to overturn the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

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U.S. Burden of Skin and Subcutaneous Diseases Increasing

THURSDAY, June 25, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. burden of skin and subcutaneous diseases is large but varies geographically, according to a study published online June 10 in JAMA Dermatology.

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Safety Climate Perceptions Linked to Health Provider Stress

MONDAY, June 22, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Safety climate perceptions are associated with care practitioner-reported stress and job satisfaction, according to a study published in the May-June issue of the Journal of Healthcare Management.

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Vitamin D May Cut Colitis Risk for Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors

MONDAY, June 22, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- For patients with melanoma treated with immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICIs), vitamin D intake is associated with a reduced risk for ICI colitis, according to a study published online June 22 in Cancer.

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Court Rules Against Drug Price Disclosures in TV Ads

THURSDAY, June 18, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. government does not have the legal authority to force drug companies to disclose prices in their TV ads, a federal appeals court says.

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Signs, Symptoms Vary Widely for Children Presenting With PIMS-TS

FRIDAY, June 12, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Children presenting with pediatric inflammatory multisystem syndrome temporally associated with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2; PIMS-TS) have a wide range of presenting symptoms, according to a study published online June 8 in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

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Risk Factors for Suicide ID'd in Health Care Professionals

THURSDAY, June 11, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Modifiable and nonmodifiable risk factors for suicide have been identified among health care professionals, according to a study published online June 10 in JAMA Surgery.

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Body Mass Index Lower in Patients With Familial Psoriasis

WEDNESDAY, June 10, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Familial psoriasis is not necessarily induced by obesity, according to a study recently published in the Journal of Dermatology.

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Skin Psoriasis, Somatic Comorbidity Up Psychiatric Illness

MONDAY, June 8, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Skin psoriasis and somatic comorbidity are associated with onset of psychiatric illness (PI), according to a study published online June 3 in JAMA Dermatology.

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Racial Differences Seen in Time to Treatment for Melanoma

FRIDAY, May 5, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Black patients are more likely to experience a longer delay from diagnosis to surgery versus white patients with melanoma, according to a study recently published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.

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