Nursing News

CDC: Prevalence of Smoking Quit Attempts Unchanged in Most States
Prevalence of Suicide Ideation 4.6 Percent in Pregnant Women
Systolic, Diastolic HTN Contribute to Adverse CV Events
About One in 20 Patients Exposed to Preventable Harm
CDC Assesses Burden of Eye Disorders in Adults With Diabetes
Safety Practice Violations ID'd in Septic Arthritis Outbreak
Menstrual Cups Seem Safe for Menstruation Management
Educational Handout May Increase Receipt of Child Flu Shot
Flexible Family Visitation Policy Does Not Cut Delirium in ICU
HIV-Infected Cells Persist in CSF in Individuals on Long-Term ART
Frequent Fried Food Intake Increases Risk for Coronary Artery Disease
Practitioner Empathy Has Lasting Benefit After T2DM Diagnosis
Productivity Loss Sizable With Menstruation-Related Symptoms
Rabies Warning Issued for Walt Disney World Resort Area
Prolonged TV Viewing Tied to CVD Events, Mortality in Blacks
CDC: Workplace Absenteeism High in 2017/2018 Flu Season
U.S. Health, Economic Burden of Uncontrolled Asthma Projected
Serious Misdiagnosis-Related Harms Mostly Due to 'Big Three'
Kratom Use Associated With Significant Toxicities
Feeding Examination Can Avert Surgical Frenotomy Procedures
Awareness, Use of PrEP on Rise Among Men Who Have Sex With Men
Health Care Professionals Exhibit Gender Bias
Rimegepant Shows Promise for Relief From Migraine Attacks
Exposure to 2009 pH1N1 Vaccine During Pregnancy Seems Safe
Sugary Beverage Consumption Linked to Increased Cancer Risk
High Sodium, High Fiber Both Increase Bloated Feeling
New WIC Food Options Improve Maternal, Birth Outcomes
About 12 Percent With Ankle Sprain Fill Opioid Prescriptions
Guidance Updated for Managing Infants at Risk for Group B Strep
Two Algorithms Can ID Patients at Risk for HIV, PrEP Candidates
Food Insecurity Associated With Increased Insulin Resistance
Environment May Be Main Factor in Norway's Obesity Epidemic
School Performance Down With Adverse Childhood Experiences
Consistent Time of Day Aids Workout Habit
Most Supplements Offer Little Protection Against Heart Disease
Eye Drops, Ointments Sold at Walgreens Recalled
45 Percent of U.S. Adults Have Some Doubts About Vaccine Safety
New Staffing Data Source Can Improve Nursing Home Monitoring
Most U.S. Adults Are Concerned About Antibiotic Resistance
Shorter ICU Rotations Cut Physician Burnout
Vermont Places 92 Percent Tax on E-Cigarettes
Flesh-Eating Bacteria Claims Life of Florida Woman
Anti-Vaccine Movement a 'Man-Made' Health Crisis, Scientists Warn
Considerable Number of Patients Receive Surprise Hospital Charges
Guide Addresses Medical Issues Relevant to Transgender Persons
Many Nurses Believe in Sedation for Comfort of Ventilated Patients
Stewardship Intervention Can Cut Inappropriate Rx by a Third
Nutrition-Focused Program at Home Health Agency Beneficial
Core Components of Teen Mental Health Interventions ID'd
Longevity Benefits for Adults Becoming More Physically Active
Better UTI Monitoring Needed After Hospital Admission in Adults
Nursing Home Costs Outpace Inflation, Other Medical Care
Medicare Advantage Patients Have Higher Readmission Rates
Three Interventions Could Cut Cardiovascular Deaths
Higher Protein Intake May Cut Risk for Frailty in Older Women
MSSP ACOs May Not Improve Spending, Quality of Care
Educational Attainment Positively Linked to CVD Risk Factors
Higher Intake of Linoleic Acid May Reduce Type 2 Diabetes Risk
Short-Term Walking Intervention Offers Lasting Health Benefits
Americans Concerned About Clinician Burnout
USPSTF Urges Interventions to Prevent Tobacco Use in Children
Nutrient Intake Inadequate in Many Pregnant Women in U.S.
FDA Warns Two Kratom Marketers About False Claims
Diabetes Outcomes Similar Regardless of Primary Provider
Smoking Confers Greatest Risk for Major Heart Attack for Women
Many Trust Doctors, Nurses Over Other Sources of Health Advice
Suicide Risk Seen Among Older Adults Living in Long-Term Care
Antacid Use in First Year of Life Tied to Later Fracture Risk
Anxiety With Type 2 Diabetes Tied to High-Cost Health Care Use
2018 Busiest Year Ever for U.S. National Domestic Violence Hotline
Most Women Unaware Alcohol Poses Breast Cancer Risk
2018 to 2019 Influenza Season in U.S. Was Longest in 10 Years
New England Journal of Medicine Picks New Editor-in-Chief
Sharing Clinical Notes Engages Ob-Gyn Patients
Suicide Rates Increased for Men, Women From 1999 to 2017
Health Care Workers With ARIs Often Work While Symptomatic
T2DM Risk in Offspring Up With Maternal Overweight, Obesity
Outpatient Office Visits Increased With Access to Patient Portal
San Francisco Considering Banning Sales of E-Cigarettes
Excess Weight Tied to Increased Risk for High BP in Young Children
Pediatric T1DM Medication Adherence Drops on Weekends, Holidays
Many Young Children Treated in ED for Injuries From Personal Care Products
High Soy Intake May Cut Fracture Risk in Younger Breast Cancer Survivors
U.S. Travelers Should Be Aware of Measles Risk in Europe
Recommendations Developed to Prepare Children for Camp
PPI Use for Up to Three Years Safe During Anticoagulant Tx
New York State Halts Religious Vaccine Exemption
Maine Legalizes Assisted Suicide
ADA: Combo Injectable Controls Blood Glucose Longer in T2DM
Depression Symptoms Greater in Mothers With Prior Eating Disorders
CDC: Prevalence of Meeting Exercise Guidelines Recently Increased
HIV Risk Does Not Differ With Three Contraceptive Methods
Most Providers Unaware of Online Feedback About Themselves
Health Care Aides Frequently Report Verbal Abuse
Vitamin K Can Up Anticoagulation Stability in Patients on Warfarin
USPSTF Issues Recommendations on HIV Screening, Prevention
Inadequate Fruit, Veggies Explain Many Cardiovascular Deaths
Nurse Understaffing Ups Inpatient Infection Risk
Poor Physical Performance Tied to Depression, Anxiety in Midlife Women
Data Insufficient for Safety of Lithium During Breastfeeding
Access to Health Care Has Little Impact on Longevity
Hyperglycemia in Pregnancy May Up Risk for Obesity in Offspring
Fewer New T2DM Cases Seen in Adults on Plant-Based Diet
Irregular Sleep Patterns May Increase Risk for Metabolic Syndrome
Cough Sound Analyzer Helps Differentiate Peds Respiratory Disorders
ADA: Vitamin D Supplementation Does Not Lower T2DM Risk
Individualized Care Plans Advised for T2DM With Heart Failure
Out-of-Pocket Medical Expenditure Up for Cancer Survivors
Single-Component Treatments Effective for Insomnia
Job Demands, Burnout Tied to Weight Gain
Receipt of Breast Milk Increases With Gestational Age at Birth
WHO: Estimated Incidence of Curable STIs 376.4 Million in 2016
Lowering Cholesterol Levels May Worsen Nerve Damage in T2DM
Immunizations Up in California After Repeal of Nonmedical Exemptions
Policy Changes Proposed to Meet Projected Need for Palliative Care
Nonsuicidal Self-Injury Rate Up in Sexual-Minority Youth
Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters Often Used in CKD
Most Older Adults Would Have to Liquidate Assets for Home Care
Current Strategies for Measles Vaccination Insufficient
Pressure Injuries at Time of ICU Admission Tied to Longer Stays
Guidelines Issued for Addressing Heart Disease Risk in HIV
Exercise, Therapy May Improve Depression, Diabetes Outcomes
Noncompliance Common in Teens Prescribed STI Treatment in ED
Excess Cause-Specific Mortality Tied to Chronic Proton Pump Inhibitor Use
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Shortage Looming
FDA Approves First Test for Zika in Human Blood
Stepped Tx for Alcohol Use Disorder Studied in HIV Patients
Weight-Based Teasing Linked to Gain in BMI, Fat Mass for Youth
Early-Onset CRC Rising Fastest for Whites in Western States
Ultra-Processed Food Intake Linked to Increased CVD Risk
Recent Plateauing Seen in Prevalence of Diagnosed Diabetes
Reading Visit Notes May Improve Medication Management
Energy Drinks Prolong QTc Interval, Elevate Blood Pressure
Work Burnout, Gaming Addiction Classified as Diseases by WHO
Risk for Suicide Attempts in Children Doubles With Parental Opioid Use
U.S. Incidence of Pediatric Thyroid Cancer on the Rise
Poor Glycemic Control Linked to Sarcopenia in T2DM
Most Patients at High Risk of Opiate Overdose Do Not Receive Naloxone Rx
U.S. Lawmakers Say WHO Opioid Guidelines Too Lax
California Bill to Tighten Vaccine Exemptions Moves Forward
High-Deductible Health Plans May Be Harmful for Patients With COPD
Early cART Leads to Enhanced T Cell Function in HIV Infection
Medication Nonadherence Common in Patients With T2DM
Pediatricians Should Encourage Fish Consumption for Children
Classification System Developed for Cardiogenic Shock
Suboptimal Diet Accounted for >80,000 Cancer Cases in 2015
CDC: Cancer Death Rates Decreased, Heart Disease Deaths Rose
Half-Price Version of Humalog Insulin Now Available
Some Women With HIV Struggling to Achieve Viral Suppression
Vitamin D Deficiency Tied to Gestational Diabetes Risk
Poor Broadband Penetration in Rural Areas Limits Telemedicine
Bill Would Raise U.S. Legal Age to Buy Tobacco to 21
Rates of Depression Up in U.S. Women at Hospital to Give Birth
Clinical Drug Diversion Costly to Health Care Organizations
Gender Gap in U.S. Youth Suicide Narrowed From 1975 to 2016
Higher Consumption of Sugary Drinks May Up Mortality in Adults
Mometasone, Tiotropium Do Not Top Placebo in Mild Asthma
Millennial Parents Found More Likely to Drive Distracted
DDW: Ingested Button Battery Can Cause Gastric Injury
Cancer Screening Less Likely Among Current Smokers
3 Percent of Infant Sleep-Related Deaths Occur in Sitting Devices
Prenatal Care App Can Reduce In-Person Obstetric Visits
Private Insurers Pay 241 Percent of What Medicare Would Pay
Many Lives Could Be Saved if All Hospitals Had Grade A Rating
CDC: Salmonella Outbreaks Linked to Backyard Poultry
Sleep Duration Tied to Adverse Measures of Glycemia
Estimated Prevalence of Low Birth Weight Down Since 2000
Americans Increasingly Open About Mental Health
Recs Updated for TB Screening, Treatment in Health Care Workers
North Carolina Sues Electronic Cigarette Maker JUUL
Smartphone App Could Help Diagnose Ear Infections
ASCO: Low-Fat Dietary Pattern Cuts Breast Cancer Deaths
Poll: Many Adults Worried About Developing Dementia
Healthy Lifestyle Recommended for Reducing Dementia Risk
FDA: Tattoo Inks Recalled Due to Bacterial Contamination
Two-Thirds of Sunscreens Fail Safety Tests
Use of Rehab After Ischemic Stroke Varies in Acute Care
Worldwide Prevalence of Eating Disorders Increased Since 2000
CDC: Racial Disparity Seen With Lupus-Related Deaths
Thyroid Hormones Not Endorsed for Subclinical Hypothyroidism
Quitting Smoking While Pregnant Tied to Reduced Risk for Preterm Birth
Light, Incremental Physical Activity Can Help Reduce Brain Aging
U.S. Parents Worried About Child's Communication Skills
Late-Onset Type 1 Diabetes Often Misdiagnosed as Type 2
Home-Based Cardiac Rehab May Be Option for Some Heart Patients
Prophylactic Antibiotic Cuts Infection Risk After Operative Vaginal Birth
Some Cervical Cancer Screening Strategies More Cost-Effective
Patients Find Note Reading Important for Health Management
CDC: U.S. Measles Cases in 2019 Reach 839
Heart Patients at Risk When Pharmacies Close
Low-Calorie Sweetened Drinks Do Not Cut Calories in Children
Fournier Gangrene Is Safety Concern With SGLT2 Inhibitors
Prior Training Increases Internists' Knowledge of PrEP for HIV
Rate of Ordering Cancer Screening Tests Decreases During Clinic Day
CDC: Hepatitis A Virus Reports Increased in 2016 to 2018
Health Professionals Supportive of Medicinal Cannabis
New Recommendations Developed for Breast Cancer Screening
Model Predicts Counties at Risk for Measles Outbreak
CDC: HIV Racial Disparity Measure Decreased From 2010 to 2016
Generic Version of Truvada Available in U.S. by Sept. 2020
Progesterone Offers No Benefit for Bleeding in Early Pregnancy
CDC: Uninsurance Levels Did Not Change Significantly in 2018
Scientology Cruise Ship Passengers, Crew Still Under Quarantine
NHFOV Superior for Preventing Reintubation of Preemies
Low Glucose Levels at Hospital Discharge Tied to Poor Outcomes
Neonatal Morbidity Increased for Apgar Scores 7, 8, and 9
In 2015 to 2016, 45.8 Percent of U.S. Population Used Rx Drugs
External Reference Pricing Could Cut Drug Costs in U.S.
Efforts Needed to Ensure Publication of All Trials
CDC: Number of Measles Cases in the United States Reaches 764
FDA: French Soft Ripened Cheese Possibly Contaminated
Clinicians Believe Link Between Breast Pain, Cancer Is Weak
Positive Emotion Intervention Cuts Caregiver Stress
U.S. Energy Drink Consumption Rose From 2003 to 2016
Cardiorespiratory Fitness Tied to Lower Risk for Lung Cancer, CRC
Guidance Issued for Managing Heart Disease in Pregnancy
Microbial Toxins Found in Electronic Cigarette Products
CDC: Foodborne Infections Increased From 2015 to 2018
Prolonged Exposure to Low-Dose Radiation May Increase HTN Risk
More Than Half of U.S. Adults Have Medical Financial Hardship
FDA Approves Dengue Vaccine for Endemic Regions
Measles Case Leads to Quarantine of Cruise Ship in St. Lucia
Cervical Adenocarcinoma Rates Increased in Some Populations
FDA Puts Tough Warning Label on Ambien, Lunesta, Other Sleep Aids
Patient Hand Contamination With Drug-Resistant Organisms Common
Mental Health Treatment, Diagnoses Up in Military Children
E-Cigarette Use Similar for Pregnant, Nonpregnant Women
CDC: 704 Measles Cases Reported in U.S. Through April 26, 2019
2009 WIC Food Package Change Tied to Reduced Obesity Risk
Adopted Children Should Undergo Comprehensive Health Evaluation
Work Stress, Impaired Sleep Tied to CVD Risk in Workers With HTN
Patients Find Video Primary Care Visits Convenient
Maternal Comorbidity Higher for Women With Congenital Heart Defects
Combo Nicotine Replacement Tx Ups Success in Quitting Smoking
Nonpharmacologic Tx Enhances Care of Opioid-Exposed Newborns
Liraglutide Added to Metformin Effective for Type 2 Diabetes
Healthy Diet Tied to Lower Odds of Physical Impairment in Men
Transition Support Program May Aid Young Adults With Type 1 Diabetes
Intensive Blood Pressure Therapy Aids Patients With T2DM
Ambiguous Genitalia in Newborns Not Uncommon
12 Percent of Caregivers Have Pediatric Flu Vaccine Hesitancy
Hundreds Quarantined for Measles at Two Los Angeles Universities
Gender Differences Seen in Adverse Drug Reactions
Dapagliflozin Improves Glucose Outcomes in Type 1 Diabetes
Children With ADHD May Have Higher Risk for Poor Diet
Improvement Needed in Doctor-Patient Lung Cancer Screening Discussions
Eating Breakfast Tied to Lower Risk for Death From CVD
CDC: Number of U.S. Measles Cases Reaches New High
Many Seniors Will Be Unable to Afford Care They Need by 2029
CDC Provides Clarification of Opioid Prescribing Guideline
New York City Measles Cases Increase to 390
Some Children With Asthma Miss Critical Step in Inhaler Use
USPSTF Urges Asymptomatic Bacteriuria Screen in Pregnancy
Malawi First Country to Immunize Children Against Malaria
Los Angeles County Measles Outbreak Under Investigation
Video Games Appear Not to Harm Boys' Social Development
Individualized Medical-Nutrition Therapy Important in Diabetes
Water Intake Affects Caloric Intake From Sugary Drinks
Preterm Birth Linked to Periconception HbA1c in T1DM
Metformin May Help Obese With Prediabetes Maintain Weight Loss
Diminished HRQOL More Likely Among Transgender Adults
CDC: United States Set to Break Measles Cases Record
Acetaminophen Safe as First-Line Analgesic for Most Older Adults
Elevated Blood Lead Levels Prevalent Among Refugee Children
Need for Sedation Up for Regular Cannabis Users
National Hand Hygiene Initiative Successful in Australia
Sixty People Charged in Massive Opioid Painkiller Investigation
Perinatal Complications Tied to Childhood Social Anxiety
Public Disclosure Law Improves Nurse Staffing Ratios
UB-421 Monotherapy Maintains HIV Viral Suppression
Late-Pregnancy US Could Prevent Undiagnosed Breech Presentation
Most Diabetes Phone Apps Lack Education, Support Functions
CDC: Raw Tuna Linked to Salmonella Outbreak in Seven States
Stroke Hospitalizations Down in Black, White Medicare Enrollees
iADL Dependency May Up Mortality in Hematologic Cancers
Sleep Myths Are Commonly Circulated
Hand Hygiene Compliance Poor in Task Transitions
Abnormal Romberg Test Predicts Prolonged Concussion in Children
Mixed Effects Observed for Workplace Wellness Program
Replacing 30 Minutes of Sitting With Activity May Cut Mortality
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Effective for Prenatal Insomnia
Over Half of Patients Have Suboptimal Response to Statins
Standardizing Demographics Ups Accuracy of Patient Matching
Terminally Ill People in New Jersey Given Right to End Lives
CDC: 555 Confirmed Measles Cases in U.S. Since Jan. 1
Telehealth Video Visits Risk Fragmenting Care
Metformin May Cut Risk for Prematurity, Miscarriage in PCOS
Gestational Diabetes Linked to Incident Diabetes in Offspring
Added Sugar Labeling Could Reduce CVD, Diabetes Cases
Foreign Body Ingestions Increasingly Common in Young Children
Operator-Directed Sedation Seems Safe in Peds Cardiac Cath
In Pregnancy, Buprenorphine Use Up, Methadone Use Down
Prevalence of Extragenital STDs High in Men Who Have Sex With Men
Mindfulness Yoga Aids Patients With Parkinson Disease
Older Adults With Hearing Loss Have Lower Patient Activation
CDC: Prevalence of Autism at Age 4 Years Increasing
CDC: Superbug Fungus Has Sickened 600 Americans
Very Low LDL-C, Triglycerides Tied to Hemorrhagic Stroke Risk in Women
Stress-Related Disorders Associated With Increased CVD Risk
SSI Risk Up After C-Section for Medicaid Beneficiaries
CDC: Still No Source As E. Coli Outbreak Grows to 96 Cases
FDA: Patients Should Not Abruptly Stop Taking a Prescribed Opioid
STI Incidence Up After Receipt of HIV Preexposure Prophylaxis
People With Obesity Are Blatantly Dehumanized
Review Links Adverse Events to Use of Herbal Meds in Pregnancy
Many NPs Unable to Prescribe Meds to Treat Opioid Addiction
CDC: Measles Cases Reach 465 This Year in the United States
Dietary Supplement Use Not Linked to Mortality Benefits
Functional Impairment in Middle Age Linked to Adverse Outcomes
Guidance Statements Issued for Breast Cancer Screening
Ten Infant Deaths Linked to Fisher-Price Rock 'n Play Sleepers
Preventive Drugs Often Used in Last Year of a Cancer Patient's Life
Alcohol, Drug Misuse Tied to Long-Term Health Problems
Draft Recommendation Promotes Screening Women for Anxiety
October May Be Best Time for Older Adults to Receive Flu Shot
Pregnancy History Not Likely Tied to Later Cognitive Function
Depressive Symptoms May Up Risk for Death in HIV+ Veterans
CDC: Prevalence of COPD High Among Some Nonsmokers
Older Patients With Vision Loss Have Higher Hospital Use, Costs
FDA: High Levels of Heavy Metals Found in Kratom Products
FDA Issues Warning on E-Cigarette Liquids Resembling Cough Syrup
Patient-Report Instrument Helps Identify ADEs in Older Adults
11 Million Deaths Attributable to Poor Diet in 2017
Adherence to Prenatal Screening Recommendations Varies by Lab
Early Hospital Intervention for Diabetes Improves Outcomes
Drop Seen in Preinvasive Cervical Disease With HPV Vaccination
Readmission Risk Up With Shorter Stay at Nursing Facility
FDA Reports Cases of Seizures Among Young Vapers
Many ICU Workers Contaminated With Drug-Resistant Bacteria
AACR: HPV Vax Low for Adults at High Risk for HIV Infection
New Plan Limits Out-of-Pocket Costs for Insulin
U.S. Measles Cases Already Top Last Year's Total
Americans Borrowed $88 Billion in Past Year to Pay for Health Care
Over-the-Counter Meds Save Health Care System Money
Cesarean Delivery May Up Risk for Severe Maternal Morbidity
Sex Hormone Levels May Impact Development of Asthma
Undiagnosed Gestational Diabetes Ups Risk for Stillbirth
Liquid Meal Replacements Cut Cardiometabolic Risk Factors
Patients With Worse RA Symptoms More Likely to Cut Alcohol Intake
Perception of E-Cigarettes as More Harmful Than Cigarettes Increased
CDC: 2017 to 2018 Saw Increase in Enterovirus D68 Detection
Lifetime HTN Risk High for Black Men and Women, White Men
User Data From Medicine-Related Apps Routinely Shared
Tx Adherence for Inflammatory Bowel Dz Lower in the Educated
Hearing Loss Before Age 50 Tied to Higher Substance Use
Adding Transition Services Does Not Aid Heart Failure Outcomes
Maltreatment in Childhood May Affect Course of Adult Depression
Electronic Books Tied to Less Verbalization Among Parents, Toddlers
Douglas County, Colorado, Ranked as Healthiest Community
U.S. Measles Cases Hit 314 This Year
Statins Cut Risk for Major Vascular Events in Older Patients
Blindfolding Leader Improves Pediatric Resuscitation Training
Mild Congenital Heart Defects Tied to CVD Events
Risk for Miscarriage Increased With Night Work During Pregnancy
ENDO: Guidance Provided for Managing Diabetes in Seniors
ENDO: Diabetes Underestimated With HbA1c Criteria
Avocados Recalled by California Company
Mumps Outbreak at Temple University Reaches 74 Cases
Guidance Offered for Managing Therapies in Children With Disability
Policies Recommended to Reduce Sugary Drink Intake in Youth
ENDO: Older T1DM Patients Often Unaware of Hypoglycemic Status
Stricter Gun Laws Tied to Safer High Schools
Younger Age at Menopause Tied to Higher Risk for Bladder Cancer
Critical Care Nurses' Work Environments Improving
Low, High Levels of Physical Activity Tied to Reduced Mortality
Many Patients Still Employ Strategies to Reduce Prescription Drug Costs
ACC: New Guidelines Issued for Primary Prevention of CVD
DG/health NATURALS Cough Syrup + Mucus for Infants Recalled
Prevalence of Severe Maternal Morbidity Increased Across Groups
Antibiotics, PPIs Tied to Higher C. Diff Risk in Hospitalized Children
Practices for Reducing COPD Hospital Readmissions Explored
Patients With Diabetes at Increased Risk for Sleep Apnea
Healthy Food Rx Could Be Cost-Effective for Medicare, Medicaid
Sugary Drinks Tied to Cardiovascular Disease Mortality
CDC: New HIV Transmission Often From Those Unaware of Infection
Bluetooth Technology Enables Insulin Adherence Monitoring
Novel Checklist Can Distinguish Anthrax Exposure From Other Illnesses
Analgesics in Pregnancy Do Not Seem to Cause Offspring Asthma
In Utero Ultrafine Particle Exposure Tied to Asthma in Offspring
ACC: Adherence to Statins Low Among Patients With ASCVD
Machine-Learning Models Allow Early Detection of Sepsis in NICU
Average of 8.8 Inactive Ingredients Found in Oral Medications
ACC: Antibacterial Envelope Can Reduce CIED Infections
Extra Weight in Adolescence Tied to Later Risk for Renal Cancer
Induction for Late-Term Pregnancies at 41 Weeks Tied to Small Benefits
Opioid Prescriptions Dropped for New Users From 2012 to 2017
Mental Health Issues Have Risen in Teens, Young Adults
Guidelines Developed for Polymyxin Antibiotic Use
ASCO: Guidelines Released for Early Detection, Treatment of CRC
E-Cigarettes May Threaten Goal of Achieving Tobacco Endgame
Prenatal High-Dose Vitamin D Not Linked to Asthma at Age 6
Adding Bempedoic Acid to Statin Therapy Reduces LDL Cholesterol
Head of National Cancer Institute Named Acting FDA Commissioner
Mumps Causes Quarantine of Over 2,200 Immigrant Detainees
FDA Approves New Generic Valsartan to Ease Shortage
Homes With High Ventilation Rates Tied to Respiratory Issues
Active Bathing in Non-ICU Setting Does Not Cut Infections
Resistance Training May Prevent Type 2 Diabetes Progression
Bronchiolitis Hospitalization in Infancy Predicts More Admissions
CDC: Most Americans Report Excellent, Good Health
CDC: 228 Measles Cases Already in 2019
Parent Perception of E-Cig Safety Varies With Smoking Habits
Common Signs, Symptoms Do Not ID Dehydration in Seniors
Waiting Room Tool Aids Patient-Physician Communication
Moderate Muscle Strength Linked to Lower Risk for T2DM
CDC: Flu Season May Have Peaked
Long-Acting Regimen Noninferior to Daily ART for HIV-1
Sudden Unexpected Infant Death Up With Maternal Smoking
Children With Poorly Controlled Asthma Suffer Academically
Mumps Outbreak Reported at Temple University
Home Health Clinicians Frequently Lack Access to Hospital Records
Water Pipe Tobacco Smoking Addictive, Harmful to the Heart
GDM Linked to Increased Cardiovascular Event Risk Postpartum
ACC: Photoplethysmography Signal Can Detect Diabetes
CDC: GI, Respiratory Illnesses More Likely in Low-Income Children
Raspberries May Aid Glucose Control With Prediabetes
High-Quality, Plant-Based Diet Tied to Lower Risk for CVD Mortality
No Increased Risk Seen for Pregnancies Conceived Within Year of Stillbirth
Behavioral Intervention Ups Physical Activity in T2DM
Hospital-Onset MRSA Decreased From 2002 to 2015
Studies Look at Ways to Reduce Depressive Episodes in Obese
Second Man HIV-Free After Stem Cell Transplant
Heat Alerts May Come Too Late in Northern States
AAP: Social Media Companies Must Curb Spread of Vaccine Myths
FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb Resigns
Program in Peds Rheumatology Clinic Ups Education on Teratogenic Rx
Problems Identified With Gaps in EHR Functionality in Morning Rounds
MMR Not Linked to Autism in Danish Cohort Study
Breast Cancer Diagnosis Delays Seen With High-Deductible Health Plans
Eli Lilly to Sell Cheaper Version of Insulin Drug
Multidimensional Approach Cuts Unneeded Drug-Drug Interaction Alerts
Poll: Many Older Adults Report Feeling Lonely, Isolated
Oscillometric Devices Offer More Accurate Way to Measure BP
Pneumococcal Vaccination at Age 50 Prevents the Most Disease
Electronic Decision Support Tool Can Aid Asthma Care
New York City Measles Outbreak Cases Reach 121
FDA Warns Americans Not to Buy Drugs From Canadian Company
Wireless Sensor System Feasible for Monitoring Vital Signs in NICU
Antibiotic Delay Leads to Increased Risks in Seniors With UTI
AAD: Isotretinoin Exposure for Acne Not Linked to Depression Risk
Flu Vaccination During Pregnancy Does Not Cause Miscarriage
Young-Onset Colorectal Cancer May Often Be Misdiagnosed
Dietary Monitoring Key to Successful Weight Loss
AAAAI: Small Amounts of Dietary Peanuts Beneficial After Immunotherapy
CDC: Progress in HIV Prevention Has Stalled in the United States
Stewardship Programs Decrease Inpatient Fluoroquinolone Rx
Achievement of Targets in T2DM Varies by Season
Sufficient Investment Could Reduce HIV Epidemic by 2030
Poor Food Intake Common in Hospitalized Patients
Classroom Initiative Ups Participation in School Breakfast
Prognostic Bleeding Risk Models Developed for Aspirin Use
FDA: Thermography No Substitute for Mammograms
Some Characteristics Unique to Depression Before, After Birth
Incidence of Acute Myocardial Infarctions Up Among Young Women
Nonmedical Rx Opioid Use in Teens Linked to Parental Use
Prenatal Care Inadequate for Moms With Child Taken Into Care
Serious Medical Outcomes Reported With Kratom Exposure
Most Patients Do Not Disclose Complementary Medicine Use
National Health Spending Set to Increase 5.5 Percent Annually
One-Third of PCPs Discuss Breast Cancer Treatments With Patients
Intervention Can Reduce Orders for Inpatient Urine Cultures
2005 to 2015 Saw Drop in Primary Care Physician Supply
U.S. Agencies Probing Johnson & Johnson Over Asbestos in Talc
FDA Advances Regulation to Ensure Sunscreen Safety, Efficacy
8 More U.S. Communities to Be Assessed for PFAS Toxin Exposure
Vertical Integration Has Little Impact on Quality Measures
Experimental Test May Quickly Diagnose Sepsis
FDA Head Says Feds May Intervene to Cut Vaccine Exemptions
Prenatal Fluconazole Exposure Increases Neonatal Risks
Black-White Cancer Mortality Gap Decreasing in Some Age Groups
Eating Nuts Tied to Reduced CVD Incidence, Death in T2DM Patients
Deep Learning-Enhanced Device Detects Diabetic Retinopathy
CDC: Salmonella Cases Tied to Raw Turkey Products Now at 279
FDA Warns About 'Miracle' Young Blood Infusion Treatments
Low Vitamin D Tied to High Blood Glucose Levels in Women
Clinical Apps Up Quality of Care for Stable Ischemic Heart Disease
Hospital Prices Growing Faster Than Physician Prices
Nurse Navigators Aid Outcomes After Heart Attack Discharge
FDA Approves First Customizable Insulin Pump
Primary Care Providers Can Improve Diabetic Retinopathy Screening
CDC: Heterosexual Syphilis Transmission Up for Drug Users
CDC: Severity of Influenza Season Low Through Feb. 2, 2019
Subsymptom Threshold Exercise Speeds Concussion Recovery
Physical Activity Down Across Chronic Disease Subgroups
Human Milk Microbiota Shaped by Maternal Factors, Feeding Method
Risk for MRSA Reduced With Postdischarge Decolonization
Rates of Osteonecrosis of the Jaw Low for Denosumab-Treated Women
High Rates of MenB Vaccination Advised in University Outbreaks
Sinks by Toilets in ICU Patient Rooms Harbor Harmful Bacteria
USPSTF Recommends Counseling to Prevent Perinatal Depression
CDC: Student Tobacco Use Increased From 2017 to 2018
Health Care Spending Per Person Increased to $5,641 in 2017
CDC: Screening Policies for Critical Congenital Heart Dz Widespread
Many Systematic Reviews Do Not Fully Report Adverse Events
Low Fitness, Obesity Linked to Later Disability Pension
Many Children Not Receiving Needed Mental Health Treatment
Racial/Ethnic, Income Variation ID'd in the Opioid Epidemic
Women Less Likely to Get Periop Care Before Hip Fracture Surgery
Children With Autism More Often Have Sleep Problems
More Than a Half Million Deaths From Breast Cancer Averted
Rates of Diabetes Screening High Among Adults Age ≥45
Measles Outbreak Triggers Sharp Rise in Demand for Vaccine
High-Risk HPV Infection Linked to Increased Risk for CVD in Women
CDC: Heart Attack Awareness Improved Since 2008
Diagnostic Delays Common in Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Dialysis Staff-Initiated CPR Ups Outcomes in Cardiac Arrest
FDA: Number of U.S. Women With Breast Implant-Caused Cancer Has Increased
T2DM Initially Remits in Majority Who Undergo Gastric Bypass
Recommendations Updated for Tonsillectomy in Children
EEG-Guided Anesthesia Does Not Cut Postop Delirium in Seniors
Antidepressant Overprescribing Appears Common in Elderly
Hypertensive Crisis Prevalent in Urban African-Americans
Type 2 Diabetes Risk Up With PCOS Regardless of BMI
USPSTF Still Recommends Against Pancreatic Cancer Screening
Reading, Math Scores No Different for Children With T1DM
8 Questions Helpful for Assessing IBD in Primary Care
Evidence of Therapeutic Efficacy Substantial for Cannabis Use
AAP Releases 2019 Childhood Immunization Schedules
Burden of Sudden Cardiac Death Higher in Black Men, Women
Few Teens Meet Sleep, Exercise, Screen-Time Guidelines
Updated ACIP Immunization Schedule Released for Adults
Expanded Recall of Warfarin Level Monitoring Test Strips
Washington State Measles Cases Now at 48 Since Jan. 1
Unrestrained Driver Predicts Unrestrained Child Passenger
E-Cigarette Use Linked to Cigarette Initiation in Adolescents
Some Obesity-Related Cancers Increasing in Younger Adults
Maternal Glucose in Pregnancy Tied to Child's Glucose Outcomes
Pharmacist-Led Phone Follow-Up May Cut Readmission Rates
CDC: Most Black HIV Patients Interviewed for Partner Services
AHA: Nearly Half of U.S. Adults Have Cardiovascular Disease
More High-Value Care Associated With Receipt of Primary Care
Symptom Combos Suggesting Laryngeal Cancer Identified
Meta-Analysis: Small Weight Increase Seen for Breakfast Eaters
Management of MS in Pregnancy Reviewed in U.K. Guideline
E-Cigarettes More Effective for Smoking Cessation
Small Increase in HbA1c Seen With Switch to Human Insulin in T2DM
FDA Receives an 'F' in Tobacco Prevention Report Card
Expanded Recall Announced for Ibuprofen Oral Suspension Drops
Undisturbed Maternal Sleep Tied to Higher Risk for Late Stillbirth
Avoiding Full-Blown Diabetes Cuts Cardiovascular Risk
Prophylaxis for Gonococcal Eye Infections in Newborns Advised
Large Insulin Price Hike to Be Investigated by U.S. Congress
Few Patients With Type 1 Diabetes Meeting HbA1c Goals
Financial Stress, Coronary Heart Disease Linked in African-Americans
Helmet Use Low Among Standing Electric Scooter Riders
Washington State Declares Health Emergency as Measles Spreads
Machine Learning Methods Can Detect UTI in Dementia Patients
Lean Body Mass in Childhood Linked to Lung Function at 15
Virtual Video Visits Liked by Patients, Providers
Assessment Tools Aid Risk Planning at Nursing Homes
Many Teens Not Up to Date on HPV Vaccination
Home-Based Program Achieves Hypertension Control
Report IDs Areas Lacking Good Practice in Health Tech Assessment
Fried Chicken, Fish Linked to All-Cause, Cardiovascular Death
Measles Outbreak Prompts Public Emergency in Washington State
Short Duration Between Dinner, Bed Has No Effect on HbA1c
Body Size, Physical Activity Could Impact Odds of Reaching 90
Initiative Tied to Decreased Racial Inequity in Breastfeeding
Doctors Should Encourage Exercise in Patients With Diabetes, CV Disease
Insulin Price More Than Doubled in the United States
Herd Protection Seen With 4-Valent HPV Vaccination
Medical Cannabis Decisions Being Made by Users, Not Doctors
FDA Chief Threatens to Halt E-Cigarette Sales
Wearable Sensor Data Help ID Children With Internalizing Dx
Poor Glycemic Control in Type 1 Diabetes Tied to Fracture Risk
Review Gives Guidance to Support Teens With Gender Dysphoria
For-Profit Nursing Program Grads Perform Worse on Licensure Test
Guidelines Developed for Managing Severe Atopic Dermatitis
CDC: Opioid Prescribing Higher in Rural Versus Urban Areas
Messages for Increasing Parental Confidence in HPV Vaccine ID'd
Radiographic Knee Osteoarthritis Tied to Increased Risk for Death
Mandated Neonatal Abstinence Reporting Helps Quantify Cases
Inappropriate Antibiotic Rx Common in Privately Insured
Trained Alert Dogs Can Detect Impending T1DM-Related Events
FDA Down to 5 Weeks of Funding to Review New Drug Applications
Prevalence of Knee OA Lower With Menopausal Hormone Therapy
Temporary Impairment in HRQOL After Teen Sports Concussion
High Symptom Burden in Elderly Linked to Adverse Outcomes
Achieving Healthy Diet From Sustainable Food Feasible
Asthma Undiagnosed in One in Five Urban Adolescents
Low-Income Women Lack Menstrual Hygiene Supplies
Adoption of Advanced Health IT Capabilities Inconsistent
Accidental IV Dislodgement Reported to Be Very Common
Review Shares Best Practices for Evaluating Penicillin Allergy
Replacing Sitting Time With Activity Lowers Mortality Risk
Components of Ideal Cardio Health Cut Diabetes Risk
Delayed Contraception Leads to Early Unwanted Pregnancy
Recalling Positive Memories May Cut Depression Risk for Teens
Opioids Now More Deadly for Americans Than Traffic Accidents
Breast Cancer Incidence Up With Persistent Vasomotor Symptoms
Lack of Parent-Teen Agreement About Teen Suicidal Thoughts
Postpartum New-Onset Mental Illness Risk Up With IBD
Menopausal Hormone Tx Use Down Post-WHI Recommendations
Couples Intervention May Aid Partners of Diabetes Patients
One in Five Back Pain Patients Experience Persistent Pain
Expanding Pharmacist Practice Scope Could Reduce ED Overcrowding
About Half of Young Patients Have Had Private Time With Doctors
Drug Overdose Death Rate Increasing Among Middle-Aged Women
CDC: Flu Cases Hit 7 Million in the United States
Prices Still Explain High U.S. Health Care Spending
Adverse Birth Outcomes Up for Women With H1N1 Flu in ICU
Chronic Fatigue Patients May Not Receive Proper ED Care
Use of Diabetes Monitoring Tests in Primary Care Suboptimal
High Fiber Intake Tied to Lower Risk for Noncommunicable Disease
CDC: E. Coli Outbreak Linked to Romaine Lettuce Is Over
FDA: Chocolates, Candies May Be Contaminated With Hepatitis A
E-Cigarette Aerosol Exposure Tied to Asthma Symptoms
Private Equity Acquisition of Physician Practices Discussed
Obesity Linked to Lower Gray Matter Brain Volume
Smartphone App Can Detect Early Signs of Opioid Overdose
Measles Outbreak in New York State Largest in Recent History
Depression Tied to Worse Asthma Outcomes in Urban Teens
Increase in Brand-Name Drug Cost Mainly Due to Existing Drugs
Many Female Health Care Workers Live in Poverty
Nursing Intervention Promotes Better Sleep for Inpatients
No Increased Fall Risk With HTN Treatment in Older Women
Long Work Hours Tied to Poor Glycemic Control in T2DM
Medical Marketing Has Increased in Past 20 Years
USPSTF Affirms Guidance for Hep B Screening at First Prenatal Visit
Women With CVD Have Worse Self-Reported Outcomes
Cancer Death Rate in U.S. Decreased Continuously From 1991 to 2016
ACA Coverage Gains Could Erode Without Individual Mandate
Strict Ordinances Tied to Lower Youth Tobacco Use
Single-Family Rooms May Benefit Very Preterm Infants
Feeling Life Is Worthwhile Linked to Healthier Aging
Antibiotics Prescribed for Children More Often at Nonpediatric EDs
Rx Opioids Up Pneumonia Risk in Patients With, Without HIV
Exercise Can Consistently Lower Blood Pressure
Childhood Hodgkin Lymphoma Survivors at Risk for Later Cancers
About 11 Percent of U.S. Adults Have Food Allergy
Employment, Earning Losses Noted After Cardiovascular Events
Recent Nasal Preps Less Effective Than Injected Vax for Flu in Kids
Gabapentin Improves Sexual Function in Provoked Vulvodynia
Income Volatility Linked to CVD, All-Cause Mortality
Prenatal Valproate Exposure Linked to Increased ADHD Risk
Health Benefits of Nonsugar Sweeteners Uncertain
School Nutrition Programs Slow BMI Gains in Children
Applying Population Health Data IDs Patients at Risk for CVD
Functional Milestones Identified for Persons With Down Syndrome
Moderate Drinking Not Harmful for Seniors With Heart Failure
Pediatric Mortality Rate From Opioid Poisoning Rose 1999 to 2016
Child Pneumonia Rate Dropped Globally From 2000 to 2015
Study Reveals High Rate of Phlebitis Caused by IV Cannulas
Sexual-Minority Patients Prefer Nonverbal Data Collection
Partner-Delivered HIV Self-Testing Can Up Linkage to Care
Impaired Cognitive Status Impacts Rehab Potential in SNFs
College Students at Increased Risk for SgB Meningococcal Dz
Proportion of Cancers Due to Excess Body Weight Varies by State
Price of Alirocumab Would Have to Be Cut to Be Cost-Effective
Limited Examination Detects Scabies With High Sensitivity
Smoking Habits Do Not Differ for Teens With, Without Asthma
Nurse-Led Program in Primary Care Can Up Detection of Liver Dz
Second-Line Antidiabetic Meds May Impact Cardiovascular Risk
ACOG Updates Guidelines for Gestational HTN, Preeclampsia
Pregnancy Complications Up for Women Born at Low Birth Weight
Toll on Health From Depression, Anxiety Akin to Smoking, Obesity
Many EDs Do Not Have Pediatric Area, Emergency Care Coordinator
Low-Priced Generic Drugs Most Likely to Have Shortages
More Than Two-Thirds of Drug OD Deaths in 2017 Involved Opioids
New BP Treatment Cutoffs May Not Yield Survival Benefit
Pediatric Asthma Risk Score Has Good Sensitivity, Specificity
More Americans Reporting Less Than Six Hours Sleep Per Night
Opioid Prescribing Patterns Vary for Pediatric Patients
Universal Vaccination for MenB at College Entry Not Cost-Effective
Health Care Screening Practices Impact Skin Cancer Diagnosis
Updated Guidelines Developed for Diagnosing, Treating Influenza
Home Oxygen Users Experience Problems Related to Equipment
ACOG: Interpregnancy Period Should Maximize Women's Health
Most Nurses Unsatisfied With Hospitals' End-of-Life Care
Appalachia, Western States Have Highest Hep C Prevalence
Vit C for Pregnant Smokers May Improve Newborn Lung Function
FDA Announces Safety Monitoring Measures for the Essure Device
FDA: Fluoroquinolones Tied to Heart Vessel Ruptures, Tears
Number of People With Dementia Rose Twofold From 1990 to 2016
Infection Control Compliance Not Tied to Knowledge
Incident Concussion 5.1 Percent Per Season for Youth Football
CDC: Weight, Waist Size, BMI Increased for Many U.S. Adults
Growth in Use of Telemedicine Seen From 2005 to 2017
CDC: ~65 Percent of U.S. Women Currently Using Contraceptives
Affordable Care Act Sign-Ups Higher Than Expected
Structured Family-Centered Peds Rounds Improve Patient Safety
ADA 2019 Standards of Care Emphasize Patient-Centered Care
Exercise Promotes Executive Functioning in Sedentary Adults
Cognitive Therapy Helps Reduce Anxiety in COPD Patients
High Sodium May Contribute to CVD Deaths in Shandong, China
Delivery Mode Tied to Pelvic Floor Disorder Risk Post-Childbirth
'Aggressive Steps' Needed to Stop Adolescent Use of E-Cigarettes
EHR Data ID Differences in HTN Control Across Health Systems
Routine Supplements to Prevent Chronic Disease Not Advised
Psychosocial Factors Key in Peds Care for Special-Needs Kids
Palliative Care in MS Inpatients Rises From 2005 to 2014
More U.S. Teens Are Vaping, but Use of Opioids, Alcohol Falling
Some With Type 2 Diabetes Inappropriately Monitoring Blood Glucose
Adherence and Intensity of Lipid-Lowering Tx Influence CV Risk
Stethoscopes in ICU Show High Levels of Bacterial Contamination
Pediatricians Have Role in ID'ing Postpartum Depression
Emotional Stress of Holidays Can Trigger Heart Attacks
Phone-Based Intervention Aids Rheumatoid Arthritis Care
T2DM Linked to Decline in Verbal Memory, Fluency in Older Adults
CDC: More Cases in Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Recalled Beef
Medication Errors Resulting in Death Most Common in Elderly
Patient-Reported Outcome Measures May Aid Communication
Recalled Kotex Tampons Can Unravel Inside Body
Enrollment Under the Affordable Care Act Down From Last Year
Fasting-Evoked Hypoglycemia in Diabetes Is Prevalent
Guidance Offered for Infection Control in Anesthesia Work Area
2017 Saw Slowing in National Health Care Spending
CDC Identifies Drugs Frequently Involved in Drug Overdose Deaths
Mail-Based HPV Testing May Increase Access
Consensus Decision Pathway Developed for Tobacco Cessation
Flu Vaccine Linked to Reduced Risk for Death in Heart Failure
Veterans Health Administration Hospitals Outperform Non-VHAs
Tap Water in Neti Pot Linked to Death From Brain-Eating Amoeba
Smaller Heads Related to Opioid-Related Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
2012 to 2016 Saw Increase in Syphilis Among Pregnant Women
AHA Scientific Statement: Low Risk of Side Effects for Statins
Fear Impacts Quality of Life for Young Adults With Type 1 Diabetes
Most Insured Patients Not Using Online Portals
Lower RN Staffing Linked to Increased In-Hospital Mortality
Lack of Peds Preventive Care Ups Unplanned Hospital Admissions
Pregnant Women Commonly Refuse Vaccines
Secondhand Smoke Exposure Saw Big Drop From 1988 to 2014
Smoke Exposure High in Low-Income, Nonurban Infants
History of Partner Violence Tied to Menopause Symptoms
Few Physicians Work in Practices That Use Telemedicine
Many Patients Withhold Information From Clinicians
HHS Issues Draft Strategy for Reducing Health IT Burden
Workload of NICU Nurses Linked to Missed Nursing Care
Progress Made Toward Global Measles Milestones
Cost-Related Insulin Underuse May Affect One in Four Patients
Shifting Pattern Seen for Primary Care Office Visits
New BP Goals Could Prevent 3 Million CVD Events Over 10 Years
Targeted Hep C Testing Misses High Number of Cases in Prisons
More People Worldwide Now Know Their HIV Status
Higher Staffing Linked to Lower C-Section Rates
Limiting Social Media May Improve Psychological Well-Being
Teva Recalls Two Blood Pressure Medications
Several Risk Factors More Strongly Linked to MI in Women
Rotating Night Shift Work, Lifestyle Factors Linked to T2DM
Increase Seen in Amphetamine, Opioid Use in Pregnant Women
Most Bills Enacted Into Law Limit Vaccine Exemptions
Climate Change Ups Heat Deaths, Especially Among Elderly
Persistent Back Pain Linked to Earlier Mortality in Older Women
Protein Intake Tied to Disability Trajectory in Very Old
Home-Based Intervention Helpful for Disadvantaged CKD Patients
Large at Birth, Maternal Diabetes Up Child's Risk for Obesity
FDA: Kratom Products Have High Levels of Heavy Metals
USPSTF: Evidence Lacking for Prevention of Child Maltreatment
FDA: Safe to Eat Romaine Lettuce Again, but Check Labels
FDA to Update Medical Device Approvals Process
Less Pediatric Screen Time Tied to Better Well-Being
Pregnancy-Associated Mortality Involving Opioids Up
Food Assistance May Help Older Adults Adhere to Diabetes Meds
Four Principles Underlie Patient and Family Partnership in Care
Early Antibiotic Use May Be Tied to Higher Childhood Body Weight
ACA Coverage Substantial, but Did Not Impact Labor Markets
USPSTF Suggests Universal HIV Screening, PrEP for High-Risk Patients
Youth Smoking Decline Mirrors Rise in Vaping Popularity
Child Overweight, Obesity Linked to Increased Asthma Risk
Insulin Needed for T2DM Tx Set to Increase >20 Percent by 2030
FDA Approves Drug for Treatment of Travelers' Diarrhea
U of Maryland Student Dies of Adenovirus-Related Illness
CDC: U.S. Abortion Rate Declined 24 Percent From 2006 to 2015
Switching to High-Deductible Insurance Delays Diabetes Care
Smoke-Free Policies Linked to Lower Systolic Blood Pressure
Vaccine-Exempt Students Behind N.C. Chickenpox Outbreak
FDA: Another E. coli Outbreak Linked to Romaine Lettuce
Better Work Environment Tied to Better Patient Safety
Pain Management Telementoring May Cut Opioid Prescribing
NPs and PAs Can Effectively Manage Diabetes in Primary Care
FDA Warns Against Giving Honey-Filled Pacifiers to Infants
Cap'n Crunch Cereal Recalled Due to Salmonella Scare
Onset of Musculoskeletal Adverse Events Varies Between Statins
HIV Transmission Risk Small With Antiretroviral Compliance
Opioid Misuse Varies With Sexual Orientation
Patient Education Ups VTE Prophylaxis in Hospital Setting
Prevalence of Food Allergy 7.6 Percent in U.S. Children
AAP Updates Management of Sport-Related Concussion
Epinephrine Personal Autoinjectors Cost-Effective at $24
CDC: Increase Seen in Salmonella Illnesses From Ground Beef
Rates of Mental Health Tx, Diagnosis Up for College Students
Drug Overdose Mortality Rates Highest in United States
ACAAI: Hospital Stay, Caregiver Knowledge of Asthma Linked
Patients Hospitalized for COPD Rarely Receive Pulmonary Rehab
Higher Risk for Amputation, DKA With SGLT2 Inhibitors for T2DM
CDC: 8.8 Percent Uninsured in U.S. in First Half of 2018
Insurance Coverage for Adult Obesity Care Increasing
Name-Brand Medications Driving Spike in U.S. Drug Spending
FDA Moves to Restrict Flavored E-Cig Sales, Ban Menthol Cigarettes
Patient Experiences Shed Light on Diagnostic Errors
CDC: Many Americans May Have Prediabetes and Not Know It
AHA: Guidelines Stress Healthy Lifestyle for Lowering Cholesterol
Under Pressure, JUUL Withdraws Most Flavored E-Cigs From Market
Consensus Statement Issued on Management of Foot, Ankle Gout
Short Interpregnancy Intervals Tied to Adverse Outcome Risk
2017 Hepatitis A Outbreaks Tied to Drug Use, Homelessness
Heart Disease Leading Cause of Death in Low-Income Counties
Changes in Risk Indicators of MetS Severity Tied to T2DM Risk
USPSTF Recommends Screening Adults for Unhealthy Alcohol Use
Repetitive Hits May Predispose Athletes to Concussion
Coordinated Care Needed for Cancer Survivors, Caregivers
AHA: Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans Updated
FDA to Ban Most Flavored Electronic Cigarettes
Income, Lifestyle May Contribute to Disparity in Cancer Deaths
Urinary Incontinence Common in Women Over 50 Years
Soy Feeding in Infancy Linked to Menstrual Pain in Blacks
CDC: Increases in Yoga, Meditation for Children in 2012-2017
FDA Approves New Version of OTC Primatene Mist
Trump Administration Finalizes Birth Control Coverage Opt-Out
CDC Warns of Salmonella Illnesses Linked to Raw Turkey
Nurses With Bachelor's Degree Feel More Prepared
In-Hospital Infection May Up Readmission After Stroke
Herpes Zoster Recombinant Vaccine Seems Most Effective
Possible Salmonella Prompts Duncan Hines Cake Mix Recall
Medicaid Expansion Approved in Three Republican-Leaning States
Excess Gestational Weight Gain Not Better for Child Bone Health
Over Two Million People Living With Hep C From 2013 to 2016
Blood Donations Exceeded Demand After Las Vegas Shooting
Pressure Ulcer Rates Only Decreasing for Less Severe Sores
Models Project 79 Percent Drop in Lung CA Mortality by 2065
Most Meds Affecting Neurotransmitters Not Linked to Autism Risk
Older Paternal Age Linked to Adverse Perinatal Outcomes
Age to Stop Cervical Cancer Screening Depends on Test Used
Sign-Up Season Begins on HealthCare.gov
U.S. Opioid Overdose Deaths Reach Record Number
Age, Racial Disparities Seen in Hospitalization for Heart Failure
National Youth Obesity Rate at 15.8 Percent for 2016 to 2017
AAP: More Children Visiting Pediatric EDs for Mental Health
AAP: Parents Frequently Save Leftover Antibiotics
HPV Vaccination Uptake Increasing, but Still Too Low
CDC: Prevalence of Gestational Diabetes 6.0 Percent in 2016
Second Hypertension Drug Recalled Due to Contamination
Infant Ab Levels Highest With Tdap Vax in Early 3rd Trimester
Home BP of 130/80 mm Hg ID'd as Threshold for Stage 1 HTN
Updated Guidelines Released for Emergency Care of Children
Fewer Parents Have Sexuality, Gender Concerns About HPV Shot
2011 to 2015 Saw Decline in Health Care-Associated Infections
ASN: Aggressive Control of BP, Lipids in T2DM May Up Kidney Risk
Opioid Use Often Persists in Workers' Compensation Claimants
Black, Low-Income Women May Not Report Barriers to Care
50 Percent of Children Aged 2 to 5 Years Fear Doctor Visits
Diagnoses, Treatment of Mental Health Conditions Up in College
USPSTF: Evidence Lacking for Lead Screen in Kids, Pregnancy
Antibiotics, Acid Suppressants in Infancy May Up Obesity Risk
Therapeutic Lifestyle Intervention in Church Helpful for BP Control
Community Health Worker Intervention Beneficial
Prenatal Exposure to Phthalates Linked to Language Delay
Many Hospitals Noncompliant With Record Request Regulations
Health Officers Express Concerns About Vaccine Exemptions
Low Levels of Flu Reported in U.S. From May to October
Odds of Overweight/Obesity Up for Children With Autism
Nurse-Led Care Efficacious, Cost-Effective for Gout
Paid Family Leave Policies May Modestly Increase Breastfeeding
Healthier Diet Tied to Lower Mortality Risk in CRC Patients
ASN: Home Dialysis Associated With Improved Survival
Trump Administration Announces Plan to Cut Drug Prices
Pneumococcal Vaccine Recs Cause Confusion Among Docs
Oxygen Saturation Should Not Top 96 Percent in Acutely Ill
Independent Links for Genetics, Lifestyle With Incident Stroke
Tibia Lead Levels Linked to Risk of Resistant-Hypertension
FDA Approves First New Influenza Drug in 20 Years
7 Children Dead From Adenovirus Outbreak in New Jersey
High-Dose Flu Vaccine May Cut Hospitalization in Dialysis Patients
Most Supplements Contain Prohibited Stimulants
USPSTF Recommends Screening Women for Partner Violence
White House Unveils New Insurance Option for Small Firms
Neglect Higher in For-Profit Nursing Homes
Advance Care Planning Lowers Symptoms in Teens With HIV
Inadequate Reimbursement May Mar Diabetes Prevention Program
Policy Denying Coverage for Nonemergent ED Visits Imprecise
Unrestricted Diet OK More Than One Day Before Colonoscopy
Postnatal Education Increases Pain Relief Use at Vaccinations
Glucose Dysregulation Seen Years Before Diabetes Diagnosis
Percent Weight Regain Predicts Health Risks Post-Bariatric Surgery
Adolescent, Young Adult Pod-Based E-Cigarette Use Up
Guidelines Outlined to Ease Peds Transition to Adult Health Care
ACR: Walking Each Day May Cut Risk for TKA Over Five Years
Limited Success for Changing Diet and Exercise Among Nurses
CDC: Vaccination Rates More Than 95 Percent for Kindergartners
Variability in Geographic Availability of New Antibiotics
CDC: First U.S. Case of Rat-Borne Andes Virus Diagnosed
Asthma May Raise Obesity Risk Later in Childhood
Light Use of Topical Skin Tx Before Radiotherapy Seems Safe
2014 to 2016 Saw 470 Percent Increase in HIV PrEP Use in U.S.
Model Identifies Adolescents at Risk for Smoking Initiation
Mortality Due to Suicide, Alcohol, Accidents Up in Diabetes
Sharp Drop in U.S. Life Expectancy Rankings by 2040
CDC: Many Pregnant Women Not Receiving Immunizations
Limited Evidence for OTC Preps to Treat Nasal Symptoms of Colds
Simple Clinical Assessment in ED Best for Predicting Mortality
Procurement Requirements Drive Interoperability in Health Care IT
Adverse Childhood Experiences Tied to Burnout in BSN Students
Clostridium difficile Spores Survive Laundering of Sheets
Giving Flu Shots in Pharmacies Could Up Vaccination Coverage
Recreational Marijuana Now Legal in Canada
CDC Warns of Salmonella Illnesses Linked to Raw Chicken
Recommendations Developed to Verify NGT Placement in Children
Seven-Day Metronidazole Better for Trichomoniasis Tx in Women
Lung Cancer Deaths 28% Lower in California Than Rest of U.S.
Compression Collar May Protect Brain of Female Soccer Players
Few Seniors Who Self-Harm Referred for Mental Health Care
β-Blockers in 1st Trimester Do Not Up Congenital Malformations
Number of Children Not Receiving Vaccines Slightly Increased
Without Medicaid Expansion, Poor Patients Forgo Medical Care
Cases Show Periodic Fasting May Cut Medication Use in T2DM
Age, Sex Affect Extended Post-Concussion Symptoms in Children
Active Pharmaceuticals ID'd in >700 Dietary Supplements
More Socioeconomic Challenges for Hispanic Women With HIV
Multicomponent Intervention Can Reduce Sitting Time at Work
Flu Vaccine Cuts Hospitalization Rates in Pregnant Women
Skills-Based Intervention Did Not Cut Systolic BP After Stroke, TIA
Zoledronate Lowers Fracture Risk in Women With Osteopenia
Minority Women at Higher Risk for Severe Maternal Morbidity
High Circulating Prolactin Level Inversely Linked to T2DM Risk
Global Rates of Cesarean Section on the Rise Since 2000
Spending Often Persists in High-Cost Medicare-Medicaid Eligible
Higher Perceived Stress Linked to Lower Fecundability in Women
Poor Outcomes for Hispanic Infants With Congenital Heart Dz
Aetna-CVS Merger Approved
Intensive BP Therapy in Diabetes May Lower Risk for CV Events
Hand Hygiene Program Beneficial for Day Care Centers
Retention in HIV Care Drops Steadily After Prison Release
ADA, EASD Issue New Recommendations for T2DM
Lorcaserin Beneficial for Diabetes in Overweight, Obese
Timing of Pushing Does Not Impact Spontaneous Vaginal Delivery
Flea-Borne Typhus Outbreak in Los Angeles County
Application of Blood Pressure Guidelines Ups Treatment
Weight Loss May Cut Breast CA Risk in Postmenopausal Women
Acetaminophen Can Reduce Recurrence of Febrile Seizures
Stillbirth Reduction Strategy Unproven
Industry-Funded Trials Often Involve Employees in Studies
AZ Company Recalls Raw Beef Products Linked to Salmonella
Congress Passes Bill to Fight Opioid Crisis
No Increase in In-Hospital, Post-Discharge Death With HRRP
Sexual Harassment, Assault Tied to Women's Health Issues
Daily Drinking Associated With Increased Mortality Risk
More Than 14 Million Preteens Need to Receive HPV Vaccine
Three-Quarters of Health Care Workers Got Flu Shot Last Year
Price Hikes Noted in Small Subset of Generic Drugs
3/4 of Adult Day Services Centers Keep Advance Directives on Hand
Childhood Risk Profiles Affect Middle-Age Lung Function
Cancer Risk Varies for Hispanics, Including in Puerto Rico
FDA Seizes Documents From E-Cigarette Maker JUUL
JUUL Laboratories Have Largest Market Share of E-Cigarettes
CDC: Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Gravel Ridge Farms Eggs
Red Tide May Be Cause of Florida Beachgoers' Breathing Problems
Opioid-Related Hospital Use Up in Elderly Adults
Uninsured Rate at 8.8 Percent in First Quarter of 2018
Medicare Patient Readmit Rates Higher in Proprietary Hospitals
Breastfeeding Inversely Linked to Infant BMI Z Score
Increasing Water Intake Can Cut Cystitis Recurrence
Better Glycemic Control With Closed-Loop Insulin Delivery
Preventable Cardiovascular Events Are Big Economic Burden
Soft Drinks Account for One-Fifth of Youth Beverage Consumption
For Employer-Based Plans, Spending Across Services Steady
Southern Dietary Pattern Mediates Racial Difference in HTN
Interviews Can Help Ensure Physician Candidates Fit Culture
Number of Health-Related Data Breaches Increasing
Ondansetron in Pregnancy Not Linked to Most Birth Defects
Telemedicine RTI Visits Shorter When Antibiotic Prescribed
Mental Health Disparities ID'd Among Students of Color
More Non-Elderly Americans Uninsured in 2017 Versus 2016
Hospital Privacy Curtains Become Increasingly Contaminated
Tenth-Graders Use Combustible, Edible, Vaporized Cannabis
No Benefit to Negative Pressure Wound Therapy After C-Section
Implementing EMRs Affects Time Spent With Patients in Clinic
CDC: Congenital Syphilis More Than Doubled Since 2013
AAP Provides Recommendations for Teen Drivers, Parents
Opioid Bill Gets Bipartisan Support
80,000 Americans Died From Influenza Over Last Year
Final Update on Salmonella-Tainted Honey Smacks Cereal
Practices Should Set Rules for Staff Social Media Use
Grip Strength Tied to Pulmonary Function in Older Women
Time to Defib Not Linked to Survival in Pediatric IHCA
Having Hospital Palliative Care Doesn't Impact Tx Intensity
Newer Hormonal Contraception May Cut Ovarian Cancer Risk
High Nicotine Concentrations Delivered by 'Pod Mods'
Policies Should Encourage Healthy Food Consumption
Many Countries Failing on Non-Communicable Dz Death Targets
In 2016, Proportion of Uninsured Americans Down to 10 Percent
Positive Link Between Air Pollution, Diagnosis of Dementia
Total Diabetes at 14 Percent in U.S. Adults for 2013-2016
Interpreter Services Critical for Emergency Care
Participation Up With Online Diabetes Prevention Program
Heart Failure Patients Enrolled in Hospice Use Less Health Care
Prenatal, Postnatal Homelessness Tied to Poor Health in Children
Patients Report Poorer Dialysis Service in Certain Settings
Actigraphy May Overestimate Sleep in ICU Setting
Some Clinicians, Patients Record Clinic Visits for Patient Use
Long-Term Outcomes of Breast Implants Explored
Ground Beef Recalled After E. Coli Outbreak
HbA1c Variability Is a Strong Predictor of Mortality in T2DM
Dozens of Medical Groups Join Forces to Improve Diagnoses
Educational Disabilities More Likely With Neonatal Abstinence
Black Individuals at Highest Risk of Legal Intervention Injury
Study Provides Estimates of U.S. Prevalence of Type 1, 2 Diabetes
Hospitals Charge 479 Percent of Cost of Drugs on Average
Gestational Diabetes Tied to Subsequent Glucose Disorders
Few Yogurt Products Qualify As Low-Sugar
>60 Percent of Adults Report Adverse Childhood Experiences
Patient-Directed IV Remifentanil Cuts Epidural Conversions
California Lawsuit Claims AbbVie Paid Doctors to Prescribe Humira
Opioid Deaths 1999 to 2015 May Be Dramatically Underestimated
20% of Children, Adolescents Use Prescription Medications
Patient Health Information Often Shared Electronically
Second HPV-Related Primary Cancers Common in Survivors
USPSTF Recommends Intensive Behavioral Change for Obesity
HTN Tx Intensification Common Upon Discharge in U.S. Vets
Global Prevalence of Insufficient Activity 27.5 Percent
Sport Specialization Tied to Pediatric Overuse Injury
Socioeconomic Status Lower Among U.S. Sexual Minorities
Active Choice Intervention Tied to Increase in Flu Shot Rates
U.S. Senate Passes Opioids Bill
FDA Ad Campaign Hopes to Halt E-Cigarette Use Among Teens
Tips for Advising Patients Living in Highly Polluted Settings
2006 to 2015 Saw Increase in Severe Maternal Morbidity
Compliance With Requirement to Report Results on EUCTR Is Poor
Drug Prices Increase More Than Expected After Shortages
Many Middle, High Schoolers Report E-Cigarette Cannabis Use
Scribes Improve Physician Workflow, Patient Interaction
Factors Predictive of Escalated Care in Infant Bronchiolitis ID'd
Decrease in Infant Walker-Related Injuries Since 2010
Many Foster Kids Inappropriately Prescribed Psychiatric Drugs
Association Health Plans Can Help Small Businesses Offer Coverage
Potentially Inappropriate Opioid Prescribing Tied to Overdose
No Evidence for Milk Increasing Mucus Production From Lungs
Mercury in Traditional Tibetan Medicine Could Be Harmful
Use of Aspirin in Healthy Elderly Questioned in Three Studies
Poor Maternal Bonding for Women Denied Abortion
Final CDC Update on Salmonella Linked to Backyard Poultry
FDA Finds Another Carcinogen in Certain Valsartan Heart Meds
Situation Framing, Language Can Influence Decision-Making
Recommendations Issued for Enhancing ICU Diagnostic Safety
Sales of Flavored E-Cigarette Products Up Since 2012
Extreme Flooding Can Up Exposure to Pathogens
CDC: Some Sexual Minorities Have Higher Sexual Risk Behaviors
No Apparent Short-Term Cancer Risk From Recalled Valsartan
CDC: About One in Five U.S. Adults Have Chronic Pain
Pediatricians Have a Role in Encouraging Play Among Children
CDC: Infant Mortality Rate Varies Greatly Among States
Gains in Insurance Coverage Seen for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Adults
AHA: Resistant Hypertension Diagnosis, Tx Guidelines Updated
Parents' Technology Use Can Negatively Impact Children
FDA Gets Tough on Juul, Other Electronic Cigarette Makers
Single, Fixed-Dose Combo Pills Improve Hypertension Outcomes
Six-Step Analysis Can Help Improve Practice Logistics
High-Touch Surfaces at Airports Often Covered in Pathogens
Tai Chi Effective at Reducing Number of Falls in Older Adults
Total of 43,371 New Cases of HPV-Associated Cancers in 2015
Data Age in Clinical Trials Is About Three Years at Publication
Medicaid Work Requirements Don't Impact Many Enrollees
Shift Seen From EDs to Urgent Care for Low-Acuity, Acute Care
Nurse-Led Call After Discharge Doesn't Cut Peds Urgent Care
Docs, Consumers Agree on Benefits of Virtual Care
Maternal Holding With Glucose or Breastfeeding Best Analgesic
Gender Minorities Less Engaged in Health-Promoting Behaviors
American Academy of Pediatrics Updates Car Seat Guidance
Social Determinants Linked to Provision of Primary Care
Personalized Weighting Could Enhance Hospital Rating Tools
AAP Updates Recommendations for Pediatric Flu Vaccination
Adding Fish Oil in Pregnancy May Lead to Higher Child BMI
Hospitals Using Two Strategies to Up Quality, Lower Costs
Better Training Needed to Boost LGBTQ Patient Health Care
Hospital Groups Launch Own Generic Drug Company
Goop Reaches Settlement in False Advertising Lawsuit
Perinatal Mortality Rates Remain Unchanged From 2014 to 2016
Widespread Statin Use Not Recommended in Old, Very Old
Recent Increase in Contraception Use Noted Among U.S. Teenagers
Baloxavir Superior to Placebo for Alleviating Flu Symptoms
130 Now Sickened by Salmonella-Tainted Honey Smacks Cereal
CDC: HPV Vaccination Rates Increasing Among Adolescents
~3,000 Excess Deaths Estimated Due to Hurricane Maria
WHO Issues Recommendations for Tx Intensification in T2DM
Poor, Non-English Speaking Cancer Patients Need Support
Enrollment in High-Deductible Health Plans Up From '07 to '17
Clinicians Should Learn to Engage With Transgender Patients
Patient Distressed by Overturn of California End of Life Option Act
Adding Pharmacist to Team Can Improve Patient Outcomes
Breast Cancer Surgery Outcomes Poor for Nursing Home Residents
Self-Injury Tops Diabetes As Cause of Death in United States
CDC: Increase in Rate of STDs for Fourth Consecutive Year in U.S.
USPSTF Reaffirms Screening for Syphilis in Pregnancy
Ground Chuck Products Recalled by Publix Super Markets
Medical Bills in Collections Decrease With Patient Age
14.6 Percent of U.S. Adults Used Marijuana in Past Year
Pediatric Revisits, Admissions for UTI Similar With Oral or IV Meds
Many Soldiers Who Attempt Suicide Have No Mental Health Dx
Medicaid Expansion Ups Access to Family Planning Services
Excess Cardiac Risk Varies With Age of Onset of T1DM
Medicare, Med Advantage Health Care Use Differs Regionally
FDA: Common Diabetes Meds Tied to Serious Genital Infection
Oral High-Risk HPV Prevalence Appears to Be Low in England
Many Teens Are Concerned Over Societal Discrimination
Many ED Visits for Antibiotic Adverse Drug Events in Children
Label Mix-Up Spurs Recall of Accord Blood Pressure Meds
Pfizer Recalls a Type of Children's Liquid Advil
CDC: Salmonella Outbreak in 4 States Linked to Kosher Chicken
Marketplace Premiums Increase More With Monopolist Insurers
High-Quality Diet Linked to Lower Mortality in Cancer Survivors
Positive Link for BMI and Blood Pressure in Chinese Population
CDC: Most Babies Born in 2015 Started Out Breastfeeding
State Public Health Workforce Grew From 2013 to 2017
Emotional Pain Tied to Health Care-Associated Infections
Medical Practices Should Address Negative Online Reviews
FDA: Hundreds of Human, Pet Homeopathy Products Recalled
Skin Microbiota Differ for Obese, Non-Obese Undergoing C-Section
Artificial Intelligence Holds Promise in Medicine
Experts Address Loss of the National Guideline Clearinghouse
Physicians Lack Knowledge About Serogroup MenB Vaccination
Cannabinoid in Breast Milk Up to Six Days After Marijuana Use
Alcohol Is Leading Risk Factor for Global Disease Burden
Prevalence of E-Cigarette Use 4.5 Percent in U.S. Adults
Pediatricians Advise Against Use of Marijuana in Pregnancy
Most Research Participants Not Concerned About Data Sharing
Smartphone App Can Help Improve Outcomes With HIV
Odds of Marijuana Use Up With Nausea, Vomiting in Pregnancy
Care Coordination Strategies Aid in Multiple Chronic Diseases
AMA Adopts Policy Promoting Health Equity As a Goal
Medicaid Expansion Linked to Increase in Diabetes Rx Fills
FDA: Illnesses Linked to McDonald's Salads Reach 507
Arkansas Law Restricting Abortion Pills Remains on Hold
Decline in Hospital-Acquired Conditions Continues
Education RE: Herd Immunity Can Up Readiness to Be Vaccinated
Breastfeeding Linked to Lower Risk of Stroke Post-Menopause
Frailty in Middle-Aged With Multimorbidity Tied to Mortality
Increased First-Trimester HbA1c Predicts Gestational Diabetes
FDA Bans E-Cig Liquid Products That Look Like Snacks, Candies
Non-Medical Costs Burden Families of Hospitalized Children
Long-Term PPI Use Linked to Pneumonia Risk in Older Adults
Sodium Intake, BP Linked in Communities With Highest Intake
1997 to 2015 Saw Increase in HIV Viral Suppression Rates
Small Practices Also at Risk for Data Breaches
Gym Class Memories Can Influence Adults' Exercise Habits
National Provider Identifiers Are Vulnerable to Theft
Teen Smoke Exposure Tied to Increase in Related Symptoms
Strategy Outlined for Shooter Incident in Health Care Facility
Catch-Up HPV Doses Effective to Age 21 Against Cervical Neoplasia
Advantages for HDHP Enrollees in Large Versus Small Firms
Patient Education Urged to Prevent Opioid OD After Sobriety
Doctors Often Not Discussing Risk Factors With Patients
USPSTF Updates Guidance for Cervical Cancer Screening
FDA Extends EpiPen Expiration Dates to Tackle Shortage
Plan to Relax Coal-Fired Power Plant Rules Could Up Mortality
Preventable Adverse Drug Events Usually of Minor Severity in Kids
Interim Guidance Provided for Men With Possible Zika Infection
Pennsylvania Case Could Affect Evidence for Malpractice Defense
WPSI Recommends Annual Urinary Incontinence Screening
Experts Offer Tips for Provider Appeal of Denied Medical Claims
Wildfire Smoke Causing Poor Air Quality in U.S. Pacific Northwest
Novel hs-cTnT Protocol Better Rules Out Myocardial Infarction
Little Global Development Assistance for Adolescent Health
Tobacco Content Still Common on U.K. Prime-Time Television
Declines in Life Expectancy in Many High-Income Countries
Cognitive Disability Most Prevalent Type in Young Adults
EHR Review Can Measure Diagnostic Uncertainty
U.S. Measles Outbreak Hits 107 Cases in 21 States, D.C.
Risk of Death Not Up in T2DM When Risk Factors Within Target
QI Program Can Up Outcomes for Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
Honey May Protect Children Who Swallow Button Batteries
Report Details Corneal Infection Tied to Sleeping in Contacts
FDA Approves First Generic EpiPen
Practice Names, Logos Should Be Carefully Designed
Methylphenidate Good First-Choice Pediatric ADHD Drug
CDC: Brucellosis in Dogs Remains a Public Health Risk
Steps Provided for Discharging Patient From Practice
Counseling Needed for Pediatric Patients With Impaired Fertility
Patient Portals Don't Appear to Have Much Traction
Two Strategies for Preventing Diabetes in Minority Patients
ACA Coverage Gains Include Workers Without Insurance
Weight Gain After Quitting Smoking May Up T2DM Risk
Ibalizumab Active in Multidrug Resistant HIV-1 Infection
Vit D Independently, Inversely Tied to Cholesterol in Children
Health Professionals Have Role in Warning About Impaired Driving
DNR Orders Linked to Increased Mortality in Older Adults
Rate of Pediatric Emergencies in Ambulatory Practices Identified
Integration of Opioid, Infectious Disease Treatment Needed
Primary Care Provider Burnout Rate Low in Small Practices
Many Americans Not Being Assessed for Depression
HPV Legislation Doesn't Impact Teen Sexual Behaviors
Trends in HIV/AIDS Have Worsened in African-Americans
AMA Adopts New Policy on Housing for Homeless
Most Postmenopausal Bleeding Not Associated With Cancer
Triple Combo Blood Pressure Pill Can Improve BP Control
Zika, West Nile Cases Reported in Alabama
6 Factors Related to Inclusion in Health Care Workplace ID'd
Knowing Patients' Social Needs Helps Clinicians Tailor Care
E-Cigarette Smoking Tied to Later Marijuana Use in Teens
Many Sexual Assault Victims Don't Complete Evidence Kits
Intervention Cuts Risk for HIV in Young Transgender Women
Four Pros to Integrating EHR, Practice Management Software
Prenatal Tdap Vaccination Not Linked to Autism Risk
CDC: More Than 400 Sickened by McDonald's Salads
In Teens, Young Adults, High BMI May Hurt Cardiovascular Health
Male Underwear Choice Affects Sperm Counts
Neurodevelopmental Anomalies, Birth Defects Linked to Zika ID'd
AMA Adopts Policy on Augmented Intelligence
Review Addresses Nutritional Hype for Popular Foods
AHA: A Diverse Diet May Not Promote a Healthy Weight
Infection Prevention Differs Between Small, Large Hospitals
Insurance Status Tied to Higher Self-Perceived Poor/Fair Health
Few Older Homeless Adults Make Advance Care Plans
High BP Seen at School Age for Extreme Preterm Infants
Healthy Lifestyle With Diabetes Cuts Cardiovascular Risk
American Heart Association Urges Screen Time Limits for Youth
Vit D Supplementation Doesn't Improve Fetal, Infant Growth
Most Antipsychotics Prescribed in Nursing Homes Initiated There
Inducing Labor at Term Appears to Reduce Cesarean Risk
Measles Case Reported in Minnesota
Steps Taken to Increase Use of Electronic Tools in Medicine
Walking Tied to Better QoL in Those With/at Risk for CVD
Preschooler's Perfectionism May Predict OCD in Adolescence
AMA Proposes Policy Opposing Medicaid 'Lockout' Provisions
HIV, Syphilis Screening Low With ED-Diagnosed PID in Adolescents
New Tick Species Spreading in the United States
Thyroid Dysfunction Linked to Gestational Diabetes
'Good' Cholesterol May Not Be So in Postmenopausal Women
Most Online Reviews for Spine Surgeons Are Surgeon-Dependent
AMA Calls for Greater Electronic Cigarette Regulation
Disparities Remain in Prevalence of Cancer Screening Tests
Death Records Estimate 1,139 Deaths Due to Hurricane Maria
Many Youths Believe Gun Control Would Decrease Mass Shootings
About Half of Child Caregivers Use Cellphones While Driving
Advance Care Planning Doesn't Aid Quality of Life
CDC: Half of U.S. Adults Tried to Lose Weight From 2013 to 2016
Variation in Specialty Drug Coverage Across Health Plans
Some Bacteria Now More Tolerant of Alcohol-Based Sanitizers
Groups Urge CMS to Reconsider Suspending Risk Adjustment
Increasing Cost of Insulin Has Serious Health Consequences
One-Quarter of Older U.S. Adults May Be Overtreated for Diabetes
ASCO Endorses SIO Guideline for Integrative Tx in Breast Cancer
Doctors Key in Care Coordination for Pediatric Inpatients
Health Affairs Announces Launch of New Three-Year Initiative
Three Financial Metrics Can Improve Practice Performance
CDC: Salmonella Outbreaks in 44 States Linked to Backyard Poultry
How Doctors Receive Feedback Is Key for Antimicrobial Programs
AHA Introduces Heart Failure Certification Program
Single Threshold May Not Be Feasible for Gestational Diabetes
E-Cigarettes Don't Seem to Aid Smoking Cessation Efforts
Obesity Worsens Skilled Nursing Facility Outcomes After Hip Fx
New York City 2013 Measles Outbreak Proved Costly
New Short-Term Health Plans Have Large Coverage Gaps
Summer Sounds Can Cause Hearing Damage
National Guideline Clearinghouse Offline Due to Funding Cuts
Update on Salmonella Outbreak Tied to Hy-Vee Spring Pasta Salad
Dog's Saliva Caused Bacterial Infection Leading to Amputations
Nut Intake Reduces HbA1c Among Adults With T2DM
Pediatric Ward Noise at Night Exceeds Recommended Levels
Nurse Navigators Can Help to Improve Oncology Care
Protease Inhibitors May Worsen Outcomes for HIV + Heart Failure
Updated Staffing Data Lowers Ratings for Many Nursing Homes
FDA Warns of the Dangers of 'Vaginal Rejuvenation'
One in Four Older Adults With Diabetes Uses Alternative Meds
Better Care Quality Needed for Universal Health Coverage
Teen Boy Suffers Serious Burns After 'Hot Water Challenge'
AMA Opposes Proposed Cuts, Gag Orders for Reproductive Health
Health Coverage Interruptions Common in Adults With T1DM
Few Health Differences for Trans, Cisgender Veterans
No Higher Risk of Autoimmune Disorders After HPV4 Vaccination
Tool Improves Identification of Undiagnosed Hypertension
Fatal Child Drownings in Open Water Areas Are Increasing
Cross-Continuum Communication Beneficial After Discharge
NFID Initiative Working to Up Hepatitis B Vaccination Rates
July 28 Is World Hepatitis Day
FDA: Whey Powder Behind Recent Salmonella-Linked Recalls
Use of 2017 ACC/AHA Guidelines Would Increase HTN Prevalence
Assessing, Improving Patient Satisfaction Cuts Malpractice Risk
Canada Updates Guidelines for Hepatitis C Virus Infection
CDC: Salmonella-Tainted Melon Outbreak Appears to Be Over
Prehospital Plasma Cuts Mortality Risk in Hemorrhagic Shock
Guidance Provided for Reporting Foodborne Illness
ACOG, Others Come Out Against Proposed Rule on Title-X
Regulations Restrict Providers' Ability to Offer Info on Abortions
One-Third of Hep C Rx Receive Absolute Denial From Insurers
First IVF Baby Louise Brown Turns 40
Diabetes Diagnosis May Impact Health Behaviors of Family
Majority of Those in Residential Care Have Advance Directives
Many U.S. Adults View Marijuana Use Positively
Tools, Methods of RCTs Can Be Adapted to Real-World Settings
HerbList App Launched to Provide Information on Herbal Products
Escitalopram Cuts MACE Risk in Depressed Patients With ACS
Guidelines for ART Updated for Those With or at Risk for HIV
Physicians and Practices Should Prepare for Emergencies
Reduced Cognitive Function for Students During Heat Waves
11 Infant Deaths Halt Trial of Sildenafil in Pregnant Women
Sulfonylureas As 2nd-Line T2DM Therapy Tied to Higher Event Risk
Infection Prevention Staffing Needs May Be Underestimated
Child Health Concerns Related to Use of Food Additives
VA MISSION Act May Up Costs, Lower Vet Health Care Quality
Salmonella Spurs Recall of Swiss Rolls, Bread
Medical Organizations Must Address Sexual Harassment
Monthly Vitamin D Supplement May Not Cut Cancer Risk
Walmart Generic Drug Discounts Often Offer More Patient Savings
Salmonella Spurs Recall of Ritz Crackers
Embezzlement Not Uncommon in Medical Practices
Poor Outcomes for Prefrail/Frail at Risk of Malnutrition
Intermittent Energy Restriction Effectively Cuts HbA1c in T2DM
Few HIV Tests Given to Black Men Who Have Sex With Men in South
FDA Warns Against Risks of Contaminated Synthetic Cannabis
Increased Coverage in States With Medicaid Expansion
C.S. Mott Poll Addresses Child Safety at Amusement Parks
Bayer Stops U.S. Sale of Essure Birth Control Implant
FDA Proposes New Rule on Food Labeling in Vending Machines
Abstinence Rates for Substance Use Increasing Among Teens
Lyme-Bearing Ticks More Widespread in U.S. Than Thought
Same-Day Appointment System Implemented in Health Network
Atopic Dermatitis Places Heavy Burden on Patients
FDA Recalls Drugs Containing Active Ingredient Valsartan
Salmonella Outbreak in 26 States Linked to Raw Turkey Products
Link for Asbestos-Free Talcum Powder, Cancer Not Clear
Physicians Should Be Aware of Animal, Child Abuse Link
Characteristics of Severe Hypoglycemia Identified in T2DM
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