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February 2020 Briefing - Nursing

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Nursing for February 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.

Assisting Medication Continuity Cuts Readmissions for Seniors

FRIDAY, Feb. 28, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Interventions that bridge care transitions have the greatest impact on older adults' medication continuity, according to a review published online Feb. 20 in Age and Ageing.

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Certified Medical Homes Tied to Better Diabetes Outcomes

FRIDAY, Feb. 28, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Primary care practices certified as medical homes have more practice systems and higher performance on diabetes care versus uncertified practices, according to a study published in the January/February issue of the Annals of Family Medicine.

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Patient Satisfaction Scores for Hospitals Driven by Hospitality

THURSDAY, Feb. 27, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Measures of hospitality, not medical care, actually drive patient satisfaction scores for hospital care, according to research published online Feb. 13 in Special Forces.

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CDC: Prevalence of Obesity 42.4 Percent in 2017 to 2018

THURSDAY, Feb. 27, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- The prevalence of obesity was 42.4 percent among U.S. adults in 2017 to 2018, according to a February data brief published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Center for Health Statistics.

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Adults May Not Need Tetanus, Diphtheria Booster Shots

THURSDAY, Feb. 27, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- The incidence rates of tetanus and diphtheria are not significantly lower in countries that routinely vaccinate adults for these diseases, according to a study published online Feb. 25 in Clinical Infectious Diseases.

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States Launch Investigation of Juul Labs

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 26, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- The marketing and sales of vaping products by San Francisco-based Juul Labs is being investigated by 39 states.

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Age at Period Cessation Not Linked to CVD Risk Trajectories

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 26, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- There is little evidence for associations between age at period cessation and trajectories of anthropometry, blood pressure, lipids, and hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) measures, according to a study published online Feb. 25 in Heart.

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Influence of Politics Has Not Waned in Opinions About ACA

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 26, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Public opinion about the Affordable Care Act (ACA) remains divided 10 years after its passage, according to a study published online Feb. 19 in Health Affairs.

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Telehealth May Aid Obstetric Outcomes

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 26, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Telehealth interventions are associated with improvements in obstetric outcomes, according to a review published in the February issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology.

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Different Foods Linked to Risk for Ischemic, Hemorrhagic Stroke

TUESDAY, Feb. 25, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Different foods are associated with the risk for ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke, according to a study published online Feb. 24 in the European Heart Journal.

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Guidance Issued for Food Intake in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

TUESDAY, Feb. 25, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- In an article from the International Organization for the Study of Inflammatory Bowel Disease, published online Feb. 14 in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, recommendations are presented regarding specific food consumption for patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

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Daily Emollient in Infancy Does Not Foil Eczema in Children at Risk

MONDAY, Feb. 24, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Daily emollient during the first year of life does not prevent eczema in high-risk children, according to a study published online Feb. 19 in The Lancet.

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Increases in Alcohol-Induced Death Rates ID'd Across U.S.

MONDAY, Feb. 24, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- From 2000 to 2016, there were large increases in alcohol-induced death rates across age and racial/ethnic subgroups, according to a study published online Feb. 21 in JAMA Network Open.

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Children's Vaccine Patterns Mainly Classified as Recommended

MONDAY, Feb. 24, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Most children's vaccination patterns are classified as recommended, although a considerable proportion are not up to date with vaccinations by 19 to 35 months of age, according to a study published online Feb. 21 in Pediatrics.

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Major Malformations Up With Macrolide Prescribing in Pregnancy

FRIDAY, Feb. 21, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Prescribing macrolide antibiotics during the first trimester of pregnancy is associated with an increased risk for major fetal malformation, according to a study published online Feb. 19 in The BMJ.

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CDC: 19.2 Percent of Unpaid Caregivers in Fair, Poor Health

FRIDAY, Feb. 21, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Almost 20 percent of informal caregivers in the United States report being in fair or poor health, with considerable variation between states, according to research published in the Feb. 21 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

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Vaccine Effectiveness 45 Percent for Flu Virus Linked to ARI

THURSDAY, Feb. 20, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- The overall vaccine effectiveness (VE) against any influenza virus associated with medically attended acute respiratory illness (ARI) is 45 percent for the current influenza season, according to research published in the Feb. 21 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

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COPD Incidence Higher in People With HIV

THURSDAY, Feb. 20, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- People with HIV are more likely to have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and are diagnosed with the disease at a younger age than people who are HIV-negative, according to a study published online Feb. 18 in CMAJ Open.

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Many Transgender Youth Intentionally Avoid Disclosure

THURSDAY, Feb. 20, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Most transgender youth voluntarily disclose their gender identity to health care providers (HCPs) outside of a gender clinic; however, almost half report having intentionally avoided disclosure, according to a study published online Feb. 20 in the Journal of Adolescent Health.

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Developmental Disability Diagnosis More Likely in Rural Children

THURSDAY, Feb. 20, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Children living in rural areas are more likely to be diagnosed with a developmental disability compared with those living in urban areas, according to a study published online Feb. 19 in National Health Statistics Reports, a publication from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Glycemic Control in T2DM Worse With Refusal of Insulin Therapy

THURSDAY, Feb. 20, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- For individuals with uncontrolled type 2 diabetes, those who decline insulin therapy have worse glycemic control, according to a study published online Feb. 20 in Diabetic Medicine.

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More Side Effects Seen With Guideline-Recommended Chlorthalidone

THURSDAY, Feb. 20, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- In real-world practice, chlorthalidone use is not associated with significant cardiovascular benefits versus hydrochlorothiazide, but it is associated with a greater risk for renal and electrolyte abnormalities, according to a study published online Feb. 17 in JAMA Internal Medicine.

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Most Youth With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Undiagnosed

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 19, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) remains largely undiagnosed in youth, according to a study published online Jan. 23 in the Child & Youth Care Forum.

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Person-to-Person Resting Heart Rates Found to Be Highly Variable

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 19, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Resting heart rate (RHR) differs greatly between people, while individual rates are more consistent, according to a study published online Feb. 5 in PLOS ONE.

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Rx Meds That Children Access Often Removed From Packaging

TUESDAY, Feb. 18, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- More than half of prescription medication exposures among children involve access to medications that have previously been removed from their original packaging, according to a study published online Feb. 11 in The Journal of Pediatrics.

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High Cutaneous Melanoma Burden Found Due to UV Radiation

TUESDAY, Feb. 18, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- In the United States, the proportion of cases of cutaneous melanoma and age-standardized incidence rates attributable to ultraviolet (UV) radiation vary across states, but the burden is considerable in all states, according to a study published online Feb. 17 in the International Journal of Cancer.

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FDA Requests Market Withdrawal of Belviq Due to Cancer Risk

FRIDAY, Feb. 14, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- A clinical trial of the weight-loss drug Belviq (lorcaserin) shows an association with an increased risk for cancer, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is requesting that its maker withdraw the drug from the U.S. market.

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Medtronic MiniMed 600 Series Insulin Pumps Recalled

FRIDAY, Feb. 14, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- More than 322,000 MiniMed 600 Series Insulin Pumps have been recalled by Medtronic due to a defect that could cause them to malfunction and put users at risk for serious harm or death.

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U.S. Life Expectancy to Reach 85 by 2060

FRIDAY, Feb. 14, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly a quarter of all U.S. residents will be older than 65 by 2060, and life expectancy will reach an all-time high of 85 by that year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

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Short-Course Rifamycin-Based Regimens Preferred for Latent TB

FRIDAY, Feb. 14, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- For treatment of latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI), short-course rifamycin-based regimens are preferred over longer-course isoniazid monotherapy, according to guidelines published in the Feb. 14 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

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Having More Sexual Partners Tied to Increased Odds of Cancer

FRIDAY, Feb. 14, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- The odds of reporting cancer are increased for men and women with a history of 10 or more lifetime sexual partners, according to a study published online Feb. 13 in BMJ Sexual & Reproductive Health.

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Cocoa Consumption May Improve Walking Performance in PAD

FRIDAY, Feb. 14, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Cocoa consumption may improve walking performance in individuals with peripheral artery disease (PAD), according to a study published online Feb. 14 in Circulation Research.

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Exposure to PM2.5 Tied to Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest

FRIDAY, Feb. 14, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Short-term exposure to fine particulate matter (PM2.5) is associated with an increased risk for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA), according to a study published in the January issue of The Lancet Planetary Health.

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2002 to 2015 Saw Increase in Incidence of Diabetes in Youth

THURSDAY, Feb. 13, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- From 2002 to 2015, there was a constant increase in the incidence of type 1 and type 2 diabetes among youth, according to research published in the Feb. 14 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

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Caregivers Are in Need of Better Health Care Coverage, Access

THURSDAY, Feb. 13, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Unpaid adult caregivers are at higher risk for not having insurance and putting off necessary health services due to cost, according to a study recently published in Rehabilitation Psychology.

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More Lung Cancer Patients Presenting With Cough, Dyspnea

THURSDAY, Feb. 13, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- The proportion of lung cancer patients with an index symptom of cough or shortness of breath has increased over time, according to a study published online Jan. 27 in the British Journal of General Practice.

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2011 to 2018 Saw Decline in Problems Paying Medical Bills

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 12, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- From 2011 to 2018, there was a decrease in the percentage of families having problems paying medical bills in the past 12 months, according to a February data brief published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Center for Health Statistics.

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2002 to 2018 Saw Increases in Heroin Use, Use Disorder, Injection

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 12, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- The prevalence of heroin use, heroin use disorder, and heroin injection increased from 2002 to 2018, according to a research letter published in the Feb. 11 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.

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Nonpharmaceutical Interventions Aid Low Back Pain

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 12, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Movement-based mind-body interventions (MMBIs), particularly yoga, are effective for reducing low back pain, according to a review published in the January/February issue of Holistic Nursing Practice.

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Survival Similar for Hemodialysis, Peritoneal Dialysis

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 12, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Peritoneal dialysis (PD) and in-center hemodialysis (HD) carry similar survival benefits, according to a review published online Jan. 28 in Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation.

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Elevated FPG May Increase Adverse Outcomes in GDM Pregnancies

TUESDAY, Feb. 11, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Elevated fasting plasma glucose, compared with elevated postload glucose, in pregnancies in women with gestational diabetes is associated with a higher risk for adverse maternal and infant outcomes, according to a study published in the January issue of Diabetic Medicine.

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Use of General Anesthesia May Up Risk for Postpartum Depression

TUESDAY, Feb. 11, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- General anesthesia for cesarean delivery is associated with increased odds of severe postpartum depression (PPD), suicidal ideation, and self-inflicted injury, according to a study published online Jan. 29 in Anesthesia & Analgesia.

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Few Adolescent Men Who Have Sex With Men Have Had HIV Test

TUESDAY, Feb. 11, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Few adolescent men who have sex with men (AMSM) have had an HIV test, according to a study published online Feb. 11 in Pediatrics.

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CDC Outlines U.S. Process of Evaluating Patients for 2019-nCoV

MONDAY, Feb. 10, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Recognizing individuals at risk for 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) infection is a key part of facilitating infection control and prevention and limiting transmission, according to research published in the Feb. 7 early-release issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

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Outpatient Palliative Care Improves Parkinson Outcomes

MONDAY, Feb. 10, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Compared with standard care alone, outpatient palliative care is associated with benefits among patients with Parkinson disease and related disorders, according to a study published online Feb. 10 in JAMA Neurology.

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Seniors Have Concerns About Affording Health Insurance

MONDAY, Feb. 10, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Many adults aged 50 to 64 years are concerned about their ability to afford health insurance, according to a study published online Feb. 7 in JAMA Network Open.

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Single Dose of HPV Vaccine May Cut Preinvasive Cervical Disease

MONDAY, Feb. 10, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Receipt of one, two, or three doses of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine among females aged 15 to 19 years is associated with reduced incidence of preinvasive cervical disease at five years compared to that seen in unvaccinated females, according to a study published online Feb. 10 in Cancer.

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Uninsured Rate in Diabetes Belt Dropped With Medicaid Expansion

MONDAY, Feb. 10, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Medicaid expansion driven by the Affordable Care Act was associated with greater reductions in uninsurance rates in Diabetes Belt versus non-Belt counties, according to a study published online Jan. 27 in Diabetes Care.

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Sexual Minority Youth More Likely to Attempt Suicide

MONDAY, Feb. 10, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- More teenagers are identifying as sexual minorities, and sexual minority youth have high prevalence of suicidal ideation, plans, and attempts, according to two studies published online Feb. 10 in Pediatrics.

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Higher Birth Weight May Improve Cardiorespiratory Fitness Later

MONDAY, Feb. 10, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Higher birth weight for births at-term are associated with greater cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) in young adulthood regardless of body mass index, according to a study published online Jan. 31 in the Journal of the American Heart Association.

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Baby Carriers Recalled Because Infant Can Fall Out

FRIDAY, Feb. 7, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- About 14,000 Infantino soft infant and toddler carriers have been recalled because their buckles can break and put children at risk for falling, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission says.

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Hexavalent Vaccine Included in Vaccines for Children Program

FRIDAY, Feb. 7, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- The hexavalent combined diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and acellular pertussis (DTaP) adsorbed, inactivated poliovirus (IPV), Haemophilus influenza type b (Hib) conjugate (meningococcal protein conjugate), and hepatitis B (HepB; recombinant) vaccine (DTaP-IPV-Hib-HepB) has been included in the federal Vaccines for Children program, according to research published in the Feb. 7 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

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Number of Nurse Practitioners More Than Doubled 2010 to 2017

FRIDAY, Feb. 7, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- From 2010 to 2017, there was a substantial increase in the number of nurse practitioners in the United States, with a corresponding reduction in the size of the registered nurse workforce, according to a report published in the February issue of Health Affairs.

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Screening for T1DM in Children May Help Reduce Morbidity

FRIDAY, Feb. 7, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- A public health screening for islet autoantibodies demonstrated prevalence of 0.31 percent among children aged 2 to 5 years, according to a study published in the Jan. 28 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.

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Evidence Lacking for Use of Bedside Sitters to Prevent Falls

FRIDAY, Feb. 7, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- There is a lack of evidence to suggest that adding bedside sitters to usual care prevents falls for patients in acute care hospitals, according to a review published online Feb. 4 in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

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Recommended Immunization Schedule for Children, Teens Updated

THURSDAY, Feb. 6, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Changes to the recommended immunization schedule for children and adolescents are presented in a report published in the Feb. 7 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report and a policy statement published online Feb. 4 in Pediatrics.

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Experts Say U.S. Flavored E-Cigarette Products Ban Will Have Little Effect

THURSDAY, Feb. 6, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. ban on certain flavored e-cigarette products that takes effect Thursday will do little to stem teens' use of nicotine, experts say.

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Recommendations Developed for Management of Complex ADHD

THURSDAY, Feb. 6, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- In a Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics Clinical Practice Guideline, published online Jan. 30 in the Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, recommendations are presented for the management of complex attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in childhood.

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Reference Pricing Linked to Lower Prices Paid by Employers

THURSDAY, Feb. 6, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Reference prices are associated with lower prices paid by employers and lower cost sharing by employees, according to a study published online Feb. 5 in JAMA Network Open.

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Suicide Risk Increased Among Both Male, Female Nurses

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 5, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Nurses have an increased risk for suicide and are more likely to have job problems and mental health history and to leave a suicide note, according to a study published online Feb. 3 in Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing.

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Cluster Headache Ups Sickness Absence, Disability Pension Days

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 5, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Patients with cluster headache have more sickness absence and disability pension days than matched references, according to a study published online Feb. 5 in Neurology.

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Many Antibiotic Rx Filled Without Infection-Related Diagnosis

TUESDAY, Feb. 4, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Large proportions of antibiotic prescriptions for Medicaid patients are filled without evidence of infection-related diagnoses or clinician visits, according to a report published in the February issue of Health Affairs.

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Costs of ART Regimens Increasing, Outpacing Inflation

TUESDAY, Feb. 4, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Initial regimens recommended for most people with HIV (PWH) are priced above $36,000 per year, with antiretroviral therapy (ART) cost increases exceeding the inflation rate, according to a research letter published online Feb. 3 in JAMA Internal Medicine.

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Vegetarian Diet Tied to Lower Risk for Urinary Tract Infection

TUESDAY, Feb. 4, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- A vegetarian diet is associated with a reduced risk for urinary tract infection (UTI), according to a study published online Jan. 30 in Scientific Reports.

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HIV Vaccine Ineffective, Clinical Trial Halted

MONDAY, Feb. 3, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- A clinical trial for an HIV vaccine has been halted after it was concluded that it did not prevent infection with the AIDS-causing virus, the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) said Monday.

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U.S. Adult Immunization Schedule Updated for 2020

MONDAY, Feb. 3, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- In a clinical guideline published online Feb. 4 in the Annals of Internal Medicine, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) outlines its 2020 Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule.

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Cigarette Use Down, E-Cigarette Use Up Among Teens

MONDAY, Feb. 3, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Cigarette use is dropping among teens, but electronic cigarette use is on the rise, according to a study published online Feb. 3 in Pediatrics.

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Mothers With Autism Face Higher Rates of Postpartum Depression

MONDAY, Feb. 3, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Mothers with autism face unique challenges, and the stigma of being autistic can further exacerbate communication issues, according to a study published online Jan. 6 in Molecular Autism.

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Whether HPV Vaccination Will Prevent Cervical Cancer Unclear

MONDAY, Feb. 3, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Methodological problems and study limitations for trials of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine create uncertainty about its ability to prevent cervical cancer in the long term, according to a review published online Jan. 21 in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine.

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Longer Screen Time at Age 2 to 3 Affects Movement Behaviors

MONDAY, Feb. 3, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Longer screen viewing time among children aged 2 to 3 years is associated with less time engaged in physical activity and more sedentary time at age 5.5 years, according to a study published online Jan. 28 in The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health.

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