Nursing News

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
Reducing Computers in Rounds May Cut Communication Barriers
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
Lowering Default Number of Pills Can Reduce Prescribed Opioids
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
Hand-Holding, Stress Ball Don't Cut Anxiety in Skin CA Removal
Characteristics of Severe Hypoglycemia Identified in T2DM
Seven Strategies Can Help Practices Manage Staff Time Off
Overall Cancer Mortality Rates Decreasing for Men and Women
Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Hy-Vee Spring Pasta Salad
Basal Insulin Analogues Similar for Glucose Lowering
Prenatal Depression More Common in Young Moms Today
No Outcome Differences Based on Anesthesia Team Make-Up
Mobility Plan Can Neutralize the Harms of Bedrest in the Hospital
Risk of Cochlear Disorders Up With History of Migraine
CDC: 'Tips' Campaign Has Helped a Number of Smokers Quit
Alternative Payment Models Should Include Precision Medicine
Problem Solving Helps Prevent Depression in Low-Income Moms
Trials Supporting FDA Approval of Breakthrough Drugs Examined
FDA: Some Rx Drugs May Become Available Without Seeing a Doctor
Most Adults Perceive Nicotine Exposure As Harmful for Children
Evidence of Clinical Inertia in Management of T2DM
Shared Decision-Making Approach to Zika Best for Travelers
FDA Establishes New Task Force on Drug Shortages
Brief Safety Plan Intervention in ER Can Cut Suicidal Behavior
Multiple Factors to Consider When Selecting NSAID for Arthritis
Adoption of EHR Linked to Reduction in Mortality Rates
Harms Reporting Limited in Trials of Prebiotics, Probiotics, Synbiotics
FDA: Illnesses Tied to Fresh Crab Meat Imported From Venezuela
eCare Plan Set to Improve Doctor/Pharmacist Relationship
PM2.5 Contributes to Burden of Diabetes Mellitus Globally
Quadrivalent HPV Vaccine Not Tied to Spontaneous Abortion
Factors Identified That Affect Resuscitation Teams' Success
Physician Burnout Tied to Higher Risk of Medical Errors
Inappropriate Prescribing of Abx High in Urgent Care Centers
Two-Thirds of Parents Report Their Child Has Had Headache
Fake FDA Warning Letters Being Sent to Consumers
Virtual Assistants Not HIPAA Compliant
Data Support FDA Restrictions on Child Cough and Cold Medicines
100 Now Sickened by Salmonella-Tainted Honey Smacks Cereal
Jury Awards $4.62B in Johnson & Johnson Talcum Powder Lawsuit
Gender Bias in Medicine Has Far-Reaching Consequences
Many Non-Emergency Medicine Trained Physicians in ER Care
Blacks Have Elevated HTN Risk Through Age 55 Years
AAP: Lawnmowers Pose Serious Injury Risk to Children
11.2% of U.S. Adults Aged ≥45 Report Subjective Mental Decline
Patient Experience Officers Can Play Key Role in Medical Offices
AMA Aims to Boost Affordability of ACA Marketplace Plans
More Youth Classified With HTN Using New 2017 AAP Guidelines
Mothers' Healthy Lifestyle Tied to Drop in Offspring Obesity
Peer-Led Education Helps Physicians Save Time With EHRs
Basal Insulin Analogs Don't Cut Hypoglycemia-Linked ER Visits
Drop in Childhood Pneumococcal, Hib Deaths From 2000 to 2015
Women Often Unaware of Their Hospital's Religious Affiliation
Asthma, Uncontrolled Asthma Associated With Risk of A-Fib
Taking Multivitamins/Minerals Doesn't Improve CVD Outcomes
USPSTF: Evidence Lacking for ABI for PAD Screen in Asymptomatic
USPSTF: Evidence Lacking for Nontraditional CVD Risk Factors
FDA Requires Safety Label Changes for Fluoroquinolones
CDC: Nearly One-Third of Injury Deaths Occur at Home
Restricting Benefits for Single Moms May Harm Mental Health
EHR Tools Improve Medication Reconciliation in Hypertension
Early Introduction of Solids Linked to Better Infant Sleep
Unhealthy Food Behaviors May Signal Eating Disorder in Teen
TECH Parenting Can Limit Negative Impact of Media on Kids
International Group Develops Best Practices for Drug Packaging
Misleading Popular Videos Impact Attitudes About Tobacco
Recent Years Have Seen U.S. Military Reinventing Trauma Care
Public Health Vaccine Opposition Growing in the United States
Programs Can Lower Diabetes Distress in Adults With T1DM
Parents Urged to 'Look Before You Lock' Cars
High Rates of Salmonella Contamination ID'd in Kratom
CDC: Wildfire Smoke Poses Health Risks
Prenatal Folic Acid Fortification May Affect Cortical Development
UV Protection Methods Low in Individuals With Skin of Color
Obesity Paradox Seen in T2DM Modified by Smoking Status
Doctors Usually Empathetic in Pediatric ICU Care Conferences
IT Solutions for Easier EHRs Save Physicians Time, Burnout
Risk-Stratified Breast Cancer Screening Ups Cost-Effectiveness
Tick-Caused Meat Allergy on the Rise in the United States
Travel Costs Are Considerable Part of T2DM Follow-Up Costs
Health Gains, Cost Savings Projected for Sodium Goals
Most Women Who Freeze Eggs Motivated by Lack of Partner
WHO Calls for Renewed Effort to Combat Chronic Disease
Hospitals Face $218B in Federal Payment Cuts From 2010 to 2028
Patient Complaints Mainly About Rudeness, Rushing, Reproach
NIH Warns of Increased Risk of Heat-Related Illness for Seniors
22.9 Percent of U.S. Adults Meet Aerobic, Strength Activity Goals
Patients Comfortable With Doctors Having Tattoos, Piercings
1996 to 2013 Saw Large Increase in Diabetes Spending
Increase in Prevalence of Peds HTN With New Definitions
AMA Urges Caution With Use of Wire-Bristle BBQ Grill Brushes
Vegetable Trays Tainted With Cyclospora Put Seven in Hospital
American Academy of Pediatrics Warns Against Using Fireworks
AMA Adopts Policy to Cut Sugar Sweetened Drink Consumption
Smoking Marijuana May Be Tied to Cough, Sputum Production
CVD Risk Up With Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy
Working >45 Hours Tied to Higher Diabetes Risk in Women
Future Outlook Tied to Risk of Weapon Violence in Male Teens
Coffee Drinking Found to Lower Risk of All-Cause Mortality
Pediatric Hospitalization for Gun Injuries Higher in Urban Areas
Irrigation Water Likely Cause of Romaine Lettuce E. Coli Outbreak
Follow-up Lacking for Women With Severe Maternal Morbidity
In Children, Food Insecurity Tied to Behavior, Cognition
Socioeconomic Factors Linked to Hearing Aid Access, Use
About 10 Percent of Youth Report Smoking Hookah
Intensive Management Program Benefits High-Risk Patients
FDA Expands Approval of Closed-Looped Insulin Delivery System
Practice Management Can Improve Efficiency
Most Pediatricians in the United States Do Not Support Spanking
Prehabilitation May Improve Post Cardiac Surgery Outcomes
Prolonged Leisure-Time Sitting Tied to Increased Mortality Risk
Data Needed on New Type 2 Diabetes Therapies in Pregnancy
Decision Tree Model Can ID Behaviors Linked to Sunburn Risk
Twitter Posts Reveal Use of JUUL Vaporizer by Minors at School
Nurse Preceptors Must Balance Teaching, Patient Care
New Rules May Constrain Docs' Ability to Treat Chronic Pain
FDA Approves Continuous Glucose Monitoring System
USPSTF Favors Osteoporosis Screening to Prevent Fracture
Health Care Technology Impacts Younger Patient Satisfaction
Genetic Risk, Lifestyle Predict CVD, Diabetes Independently
Midlife Fitness Linked to Lower Risk of Depression, CVD Death
Prenatal Pediatric Visit Recommended for Expectant Families
Binge Drinking Linked to Increased Systolic BP in Men
Few Hemodialysis Patients on Medicare Enroll in Hospice
Intervention Programs Prevent Diabetes Distress in Teens
Abortion Complication Rates Similar Between Facility Type
National HIV Testing Day Is on June 27
Decline in Medicare Patients Who Die in Acute Care Hospitals
Missed Opportunities for HIV Diagnosis Among Those at Risk
ADA: T1D, T2D, GDM Before 26 Weeks Tied to Higher ASD Risk
CDC, APhA Create Guide for Community-Clinical Linkages
In Cancer Patients, PTSD May Increase Symptom Burden
Early Preterm Birth Linked to Increased ADHD Symptoms
More Than 2,000 U.S. Campuses Smoke-Free as of Nov. 2017
Cannabis Use Prevalence Up Across Adult Age Groups
New Hospital-at-Home Care Model Tied to Better Outcomes
ADA: Closed-Loop Insulin Improves Glycemic Control
AMA: Docs Declare Drug Shortages Public Health Emergency
Parents Urged to Ask Playdates If There Is a Gun in the Home
Percentage of Teens Trying to Lose Weight Decreasing
Efavirenz Doesn't Up Depression, Suicidal Ideation in HIV-Infected
Aspirin Use Doesn't Cut Cancer Incidence in Older T2DM Patients
Vertical Mergers Could Be Challenging for Primary Care
Increased Adiposity Tied to Lower Premenopausal Breast CA Risk
Many Childhood CA Survivors Not Concerned About Future Health
U.S. High School Students Report Sport-Linked Concussion
Presence of Nurse Practitioners Growing in Primary Care
E-Cigarettes May Help Some Quit Tobacco Smoking
Some California Mosquitoes Can Carry Zika Virus
Most Teens, Young Adults With Type 1 Diabetes Report Stigma
Allergic Rhinitis Has Negative Impact on QOL in Teens
Few Receive All High-Priority Clinical Preventive Services
BCG Vaccine Tied to Reduced Hyperglycemia in Type 1 Diabetes
User Ratings Didn't Catch Blood Pressure App Inaccuracies
Parents Say Cancer Prevention Best Reason for HPV Vaccination
Educational Strategies Could Improve Cardiac Arrest Outcomes
Valuing Gluten-Free Food Tied to Better Dietary Intake
No Causal Effect of 25(OH)D on Gestational HTN, Preeclampsia
AMA Seeks to Make Long-Term Care Services More Affordable
70 Sickened So Far in Salmonella-Tainted Melon Outbreak
FIRS: Guidance Offered for Protecting Youth From E-Cigarettes
HbA1c Targets Should Be Personalized in Type 2 Diabetes
Attitudes Among Obese Are Not Aligned With Healthy Living
Considerable Costs Associated With Switching EHR
J-Shaped Association for Alcohol, Mortality in Older Adults
Prevalence of Obesity 17.8 Percent for Youth in 2013 to 2016
Algorithm Predicts Very Low Blood Pressure During Surgery
Less Improvement in AHA Diet Score for SNAP Participants
Many Women Report Vasomotor Symptoms in Their 60s
Mental Health Declining for Disadvantaged U.S. Adults
Pharmacists Are Well Placed to Improve Adult Vaccination Rates
Meds for Opioid Use Disorder May Reduce Mortality in OD Survivors
Cannabis Use Linked to Psychosis Symptoms in Adolescents
CDC: Obesity Prevalence Higher in Non-Metropolitan Counties
Doctors Want Substantial Improvements in EHRs
Portable Music Player Use Linked to Hearing Loss in Children
Kellogg's Honey Smacks Cereal Recalled Due to Salmonella Risk
Good Sleep Tied to Better Cardiometabolic Health in Youths
Amblyopia, Strabismus May Slow Test Performance in Children
Children Can Drink Clear Fluids Until One Hour Before Anesthesia
E-Cigarette Flavorings May Impair Vascular Function
AMA President Calls Physicians to Lead in Addressing Gun Violence
AMA: Federal Government Must Tackle Rising Insulin Prices
T2DM Risk in Offspring Greater With T2DM Versus GDM Exposure
Fluconazole Use Doesn't Up Risk of Stillbirth, Neonatal Death
CDC: U.S. Suicide Rate Rose 30 Percent From 2000 to 2016
Little Evidence Nicotine Preloading Helps Smokers Quit
APA: Suicide Prevention Should Be a Public Health Priority
Diabetes Meds Reconciliation May Reduce Risk of ER Visits
60 Sickened So Far in Salmonella-Tainted Melon Outbreak
Work Stress May Increase Risk of Developing Atrial Fibrillation
Pre-Op Psychiatric Dx Not Tied to Bariatric Sx Outcomes in Teens
CDC: Preterm Births Increased in United States During 2014-2016
Older Age, ICU, Poor Renal Fcn Up Risk of Opioid OD in Hospital
How Do Business Partner Data Breaches Affect Your Practice?
APAGBI: Teens 13+ Should Be Assessed for VTE Prophylaxis
Long-Term Type 1 Diabetes Associated With Cognitive Decline
Active Failures Seen in Proper Use of Personal Protective Equipment
Female Teens, Young Adults Not Getting Enough Exercise
Poor Social Network Adds Health Risks Across Cardiac Diagnoses
Kitchen Towels Are Source of Possibly Pathogenic Bacteria
Public Support Only Moderate for Opioid Harm Reduction Strategies
Better Dietary Patterns Among U.S. Adults Could Save Billions
Cancer Development Linked to Increased Diabetes Risk
2011 to 2017 Saw Drop in Youth Use of Any Tobacco Products
Negative Social Media Ups Risk of Depression in Young Adults
Web Program Tied to Better Salt Knowledge, Behaviors in Children
Some Evidence Mobile Health Interventions Can Lower CVD Risk
Respiratory Pathogens May Up Treatment Failure Risk in Asthma
HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Linked to Drop in Condom Use
Preschool Home Visits May Cut Later Need for School Services
Under New Guidelines, More Stroke Survivors With HTN Dx
CDC: Prevalence of No Insurance Varies by Occupational Groups
AMA Guide Highlights Importance of Caring for Caregivers
Microbiota in Breastfed Infants May Help Prevent Overweight
USPSTF Advises PCPs to Screen Adults for Unhealthy Alcohol Use
Mindfulness Program May Help Increase Physical Activity Levels
Increase in Requirement for Flu Vaccines at Non-VA Hospitals
Post-Hurricane Deaths in Puerto Rico Underestimated
Greater Use of Tobacco Products Among Youth With Asthma
AHA: Limited Health Literacy Is Barrier to Cardiovascular Care
Few High-Risk Mothers in Boston Took Folic Acid Before Pregnancy
Research Reveals Unfavorable Beliefs About Frozen Vegetables
Case Shows Biotin Can Interfere With Multiple Endocrine Tests
American Indian Reservation Teens at Higher Risk for Drug Use
No New Adverse Events Reported for DTaP Vaccination
Facial Morphing Program May Deter Young Adults From Tanning
Knowledge Gaps Found for Non-Drug Therapy in Peds ADHD
Studies ID Impact of U.S. Opioid-Related Mortality, Rx Patterns
CDC Says E. Coli Outbreak Tied to Romaine Lettuce Is Over
Ob-Gyns Should ID Gynecologic Symptoms of Eating Disorders
Fever, Rash, Erythema Seen in Most Puerto Rican Kids With Zika
Academic Underachievement With Tourette, Tic Disorders
Multisensory Interventions Cut Pain in Preterm Infant Eye Exams
No Consistent Cardiovascular Benefit Seen for Supplements
Variables ID'd to Predict Height Loss in Postmenopausal Women
Galcanezumab Beats Placebo for Episodic Migraine
ASHP: SVP, Injectable Opioid Shortages Threaten Patient Care
Prompts May Up Goals-of-Care Dialogues at Outpatient Visits
CVD Risk Up Even in Metabolically Healthy Obese Women
Prenatal Care in First Trimester for Majority of 2016 U.S. Births
T1DM Self-Management Varies With Adult Developmental Stages
AUA: Yoga Can Reduce Urinary Incontinence in Older Women
Annual Health Care Expenditure Higher for Hypertensive Patients
Birth Control Pills Recalled Over Potential Pregnancy Risk
Children Typically Have 14 Simple Infections by Age 3 Years
Recommendations Developed for Improving Women's Health Care
Parents Have Concerns Over Food Allergy Precautions at Schools
Teens' Self-Esteem, Peer Status Tied to Later Eating Disorders
One in Six Women Regret Freezing Their Eggs
New Hypertension Guideline Discussed for Older Adults
ICU Mortality Similar for Patients With Hematologic CA ± Chemo
CDC IDs Outbreak Trends Tied to Treated Recreational Water
Increase in Tx Candidates With 2017 Hypertension Guidelines
Early-Life Weight Associated With Cognitive Factors
AAP Recommending Injectable Flu Shot for 2018-19 Flu Season
Congress Approves Bill Expanding Private Care for VA Patients
Social Isolation Tied to Worse Heart Failure Outcomes
Financial Incentives May Up Rates of Smoker Abstinence
Global Variation in Personal Health Care Access and Quality
ICU Intervention Doesn't Impact Surrogate Psychological Burden
12 County-Level Factors Affect Individual Well-Being in U.S.
AAP: Congress Urged to Act to Prevent Firearm Deaths
Morbidity in Pregnancy Common for Women With Heart Disease
Inverse Link for Plasma 25(OH)D Concentration, Risk of T2DM
Pediatricians Should Advocate for Life Support Training
Recommendations Developed for Managing Postpartum Pain
Better Social Support Network Protects Black Men Against HIV
Post-Surgical Readmissions Higher Among Homeless Veterans
Increase in Pediatric ADHD Meds Exposures from 2000 to 2011
Preventing Child Maltreatment Not Yet Feasible in Primary Care
Procalcitonin Assay Doesn't Cut Antibiotic Use in Lower RTI
Addressing Parents' HPV Vaccine Hesitancy Ups Vaccination Rates
Exercise Modifies Predisposition to Obesity After Menopause
TNFi Exposure In Utero Does Not Up Serious Infection Risk
Moral Distress for Docs Providing Emergency-Only Hemodialysis
Age-Related Racial Disparity Examined in Childhood Suicide
CDC: No Change in Level of Uninsured in U.S. in 2017
Nurses' Overtime Can Negatively Impact Collaborative Practice
Starting Exercise Even in Older Age Cuts Heart Failure Risk
Surgical Site Infection Rate Can Be Reduced in Hysterectomy
Social, Communication Delays With False-Negative on M-CHAT
Various Clinical Disturbances Precede MS Diagnosis
Language Used in Medical Record Can Affect Patient Care
Pharmacists Should Counsel Patients Fasting for Ramadan
Higher Adiposity Increases Odds of Smoking
Chemicals in Hair Products for Black Women Raise Concerns
Most Teens, Young Women Satisfied With IUD Insertion
Good Evidence That HPV Vaccines Protect Against Cervical Precancer
U.S. Nursing Home Costs Due to Diabetes Vary Greatly by State
CDC: Number of U.S. Births Dropped to 30-Year Low in 2017
Healthful Diet Linked to Reduced Risk of Hearing Loss in Women
Seafood Recommended 1 to 2 Times/Week for Cardiac Benefit
Budesonide-Formoterol Used As Needed Beneficial in Mild Asthma
Nonprofit Manufacturer Could Keep Generic Drug Costs Down
New Rabies Test Could Radically Change Testing, Treatment
Hepatitis C-Exposed Infants Not Adequately Screened
Asthma Mortality Inversely Tied to Deprivation in English Young
High Occupational Exercise Level Tied to Early Mortality in Men
Shower Cream, Body Lotion Combo Improves Atopic Dry Skin
Reported Cannabis Use Up in Parents With Children in Home
Practice Intervention Targeting IV Opioids May Cut Exposure
Rates of Major Depression Up Among U.S. Insured, Esp. Youth
Increase in Proportion of Births at Gestational Age 39 to 40 Weeks
Resistance Exercise May Reduce Depressive Symptoms in Adults
Hemorrhage Control Training Is Beneficial for Laypersons
Initiative Cuts Overuse of Tests, Treatments for Bronchiolitis
Many Oncologists Discuss, Recommend Medical Marijuana
Age of First Football Tackles Tied to Neuro Symptom Onset
Ob-Gyns Should Play Role in Reducing CVD Risk for Women
Lymphoma, Leukemia Survivors Have Increased Health Care Use
Lesbian, Bi Women More Likely to Develop T2DM at Younger Age
Surgery for Hip Fx Cuts Mortality in NH Residents With Dementia
Psychological Therapies May Help Older Adults With Chronic Pain
Peds Fasting Duration Not Tied to Adverse Sedation Outcomes
Marijuana Use Not Linked to Risk of Arrhythmias After Acute MI
Chronic Aspirin Exposure Linked to Melanoma Risk in Males
Regulatory Requirements Drive Dissatisfaction With EHRs
Exceptional Glycemic Control With Very Low-Carbohydrate Diet
USPSTF: Decision to Undergo PSA Screening Should Be Individual
Approaches to Firearms for Persons With Dementia Discussed
Risk of Pediatric Mental Illness Up After Injury Hospitalization
High Number of Years of Life Lost Due to Police Violence in U.S.
Teen Sexting Linked to Intimate Partner Violence, Sexual Abuse
After-School Activities Beneficial for Children With ADHD
Adverse Outcomes Up for Vaginal Birth After Previous C-Section
Community Health Worker-Led Intervention Beneficial in T2DM
Provider Counseling for Weight Loss Up for Arthritis, Overweight
Parenting Fears Harm Well-Being of Women With Metastatic Cancer
Emotional Intelligence Predictors in Radiation Therapists ID'd
Many Organizations Not Meeting Trial Reporting Requirements
Pharmacists Can Play Role in Identifying Frailty
Psychiatric Diagnosis Common in Medicaid-Insured Children
Five Strategies to Reduce Acute Care for Cancer Patients ID'd
Sleep Duration Linked to Health-Related QoL in Kidney Disease
Reproductive Markers Associated With Risk of Diabetes
Health Care for Undocumented Immigrants Is Complex
Palliative Care Consult Can Cut Hospital Costs in Seriously Ill
DRESS Prototype Promising for Persons With Dementia
Vectorborne Diseases Up More Than Two-Fold From 2004 to 2016
Practices Should Be Aware of Correct Way to Fire Employees
Knowledge of Causes of Cancer Low in General Population
Glyburide Not Noninferior to Insulin for Gestational Diabetes
Maternal, Child Sugar Intake Could Impact Child Cognition
Anesthesia Before Age 3 Not Linked to Intelligence Deficits
Early Readmissions More Preventable Than Later Ones
Review: Need to Strengthen Natural Experiments in Obesity
Flu Vaccines Have High Impact, Even With Relatively Low Efficacy
Irregular Menstruation Common in Girls With Type 2 Diabetes
Checklist Developed for Parents of Children With Cancer
Five Healthy Lifestyle Habits Could Add >10 Years to Life
New Clinic Satisfaction Tool Provides Real-Time Feedback
High Risk of Death After Major Diabetes-Related Amputations
Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptives Good for Teens
Hemoglobin A1c Levels Not Tied to Wound Outcomes
Improvement in Race-Based Disparities in Years of Life Lost
ACOG Committee Recommends Better, Ongoing Postpartum Care
Pros and Cons for E-Cigarettes As Aid to Smoking Cessation
Saturday Is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day
Medicare Requiring Hospitals to Post Prices Online
Disagreement Seen Over Barriers to Kids' Daily Use of Asthma Meds
Increase in HTN in Children Based on 2017 AAP Guidelines
Alcohol Consumption Has Moderate Association With PMS
About 40 Percent of Men Report Experiencing Weight Stigma
In Utero Caffeine Exposure Affects Early Childhood Weight
Alcohol Intake May Influence Oral Microbiome Composition
Evening Preference Linked to Higher BMI in Type 2 Diabetes
Controlling High Blood Pressure Could Prevent Dementia
Cancer Screening More Likely After a Previous False Positive
Questions Surround Concept of Internet Gaming Disorder
Systolic BP Increases at Rapid Rate Above 120 to 125 mm Hg
Small Link for Cannabis Use, Reduced Cognitive Functioning
Stronger Link With Mortality for Ambulatory Versus Clinic BP
Triple Therapy Tied to Reduced Rate of COPD Exacerbations
Social Support of Autonomy Tied to Better Glycemic Control in DM
Disordered Eating Among Teens Tied to Future Depression
Smartphone App May Up Medication Adherence in HTN
Self-Regulation Interventions Beneficial for Children
CDC: Asian U.S. Mothers More Likely to be Older, Married
2000 to 2015 Saw Increase in Institutional Post-Acute Care
USPSTF: Exercise Interventions Prevent Falls in Seniors
Social Worker-Led Intervention Beneficial in Heart Failure
UTI Calculator Predicts Risk of Infant Urinary Tract Infection
Opioid Packaging Often Lacks Info on Safe Storage, Disposal
Repeated BP Measures Linked to Drop in Initially Elevated BP
Neuroscience Education, Motor Control Training Ease Spinal Pain
Most Doctors' Offices Don't Offer Flexibility for Uninsured
Nonoptimized Drug Therapy Costs More Than $500 Billion Annually
Number of Drinks Predicts Teens' Other Risky Behaviors
Contextual Factors Linked to Overeating, Loss of Control
Cigarette Smoking a Risk Factor for Heart Failure in Blacks
Youth With Gender Nonconformity Vulnerable to Adversity
Increased Pollution Exposure Ups Health Care Visits for Acute URI
Negative Affect That Lingers Tied to Health 10 Years Later
FDA Cracks Down on Caffeine-Loaded Dietary Supplements
FDA Approves AI Device to Detect Diabetic Retinopathy
Soda Tax Cuts Daily Soda, Energy Drink Consumption
Continuous Glucose Monitoring Cost-Effective in T1DM
Politically-Focused Thoughts, Behaviors Tied to Psychopathology
Review: Lowest Mortality Risk Seen With ≤100 g Alcohol/Week
Many Providers Unaware of Racial Disparities in Kidney Transplants
Pharmacists Can Help With DM Management Via Telemedicine
Recent Years Saw Increase in Burden of Prior Authorization
Pre-Pregnancy Fitness Lowers Gestational Diabetes Risk
Cigarette Price Hike Would Provide More Gains for the Poor
Higher Mortality Risk Seen for 'Night Owls'
CVD Burden Decreased From 1990 to 2016 Across U.S.
Declines Seen in Cardiovascular Risk Factors From 1990 to 2010
FDA Puts New Restrictions on Contraceptive Implant Essure
No Reduced CVD Risk for SBP <120 mm Hg in Type 2 Diabetes
Caffeine Therapy for Apnea of Prematurity Safe Over Long Term
About Half of Pregnant Women With HIV Have C-Sections
Guidance Offered for Improving Mental Health in Workplace
Metabolic Syndrome Common in Patients With Lupus
Considerable Differences in Burden of Disease at State Level
Suggestions Offered to Reduce Physician Frustration With EHRs
Education, Depression, Pain Associated With Opioid Misuse
Exercise Best Defense for Those at Genetic Risk for CVD
Cannabis Compound Transfers to Breast Milk
Prenatal Exposure to SSRI Tied to Fetal Brain Development
Polypharmacy Linked to Poorer Cognitive, Physical Capability
Adult Patients With Diabetes Go to Dentist Less Often
Adults More Inclined to Take Tea, Pill for Hypertension
Small Employers Often Don't Provide Tobacco Cessation Help
Factors ID'd for Breastfeeding Behavior in Women With BMI ≥30
Quality Improvement Initiative Cuts Early Elective Deliveries
Obesity Can Negatively Effect Liver in Children As Young As 8
ACA Marketplaces Expand Coverage for Chronically Ill
Lactation Lowers Risk of T2DM After Gestational Diabetes
Cannabis Use Tied to Increased Likelihood of Cigarette Smoking
Smoking Status Associated With Poor Diet Quality
Depressive Symptoms Tied to Diabetes Self-Management
QI Project Reduces Unnecessary Peds Inpatient Electrolyte Testing
Docs Engage Little to Coordinate Medicare Home Health Care
Variations Identified in Free-Text Directions in E-Prescriptions
Nursing Students Not Always ID'ing Fundamental Care Needs
Sudden Loss of Wealth Increases Risk of All-Cause Mortality
Overweight, Obesity Contributing to Cancers in Young Adults
Most Patients Select Suboptimal Medications for Allergic Rhinitis
Preconception Blood Pressure Tied to Risk of Pregnancy Loss
CDC: Overdose Deaths Up Across Drug Categories in 2015 to 2016
Agile Implementation Speeds Initiation of Health Care Solutions
Obstetrician-Gynecologists Can Help Protect Working Mothers
Antibiotics, Acid-Suppressive Meds Tied to Allergic Disease
Zika Vaccine Could Essentially Eliminate Prenatal Infection
Pre-Op Chronic Opioid Use Ups Poor Outcomes Post Spinal Fusion
Grief Symptoms Similar in Donor vs Non-Donor Decision Families
Stopping Exercise Found to Increase Depressive Symptoms
Receptivity to Tobacco Ads Linked to Progression to Use
Lower Energy Consumption for South Asian Migrants With T2DM
ACA Has Provided Better Access to Care for Cancer Survivors
Nurse Education Improves Post-Op Survival in Dementia Patients
Scale of Online Marketplace for Marijuana Increasing
Duration of Antibiotics Often Exceeds Guidelines for Sinusitis
CDC: Many Adults Not Receiving Sexual Risk Assessments
Dining Out Linked to Phthalates Exposure in U.S. Population
Novel Interstitium Has Been Identified in Human Tissues
Liquids in E-Cigarettes Are Heterogeneous, Frequently Toxic
Physical, Executive Function Most Affected After Ischemic Stroke
Children With ASD, Younger Siblings Are Undervaccinated
Recent Years Have Seen Obesity Prevalence Increasing for Adults
Total Estimated Cost of Diagnosed Diabetes $327 Billion in 2017
Use of E-Cigarettes May Hurt Efforts to Quit Smoking
Heart Disease, Stroke Less Prevalent Among Foreign-Born
Menopausal Hormone Therapy Linked to Reduced Abdominal Fat
EHR Usability Contributes to Possible Patient Harm Events
Condition Readmission Measures Don't Reflect Overall Quality
Parent-Child Book Reading Tied to Psychosocial Benefits
Geographic, Social Variances Tied to Higher Drug-Related Mortality
Educational Attainment Down With In Utero Exposure to AEDs
Children's Hoverboard, Skateboard Injuries Are Similar
Concern for Employer, Insurance Discrimination for Alzheimer's Patients
For Those With HIV, Symptom Burden Higher in Women
Intensive Lifestyle Interventions Cut Long-Term Disability in T2DM
Only Half of Adults With Familial Hypercholesterolemia on Statins
2011 to 2015 Saw Increase in Suicide Rate for Youth in Utah
History of Cancer Tied to Lower Endurance, Higher Fatigability
Lean Approach May Help Tackle Burnout in Health Care Providers
MVPA Mortality Risk Reduction Not Tied to Exercise in Bouts
Intrauterine Adhesions Rarely Occur Post Induced Abortion
Food Insecurity Tied to Poor Glycemic Control in Diabetes
Hearing Difficulty May Up Risk of Accidental Injury
Unique Risks Associated With Texting Medical Orders
Calorie Restriction Linked to Sustained Metabolic Adaptation
Home-Based Primary Care Ups Access in Rural Areas
CDC: Low Birthweight Rate Increased From 2014 to 2016
Vaccine-Derived Immune Protection Against Mumps Wanes
Sweetened Drinks Linked to Increased Risk of Mortality
Open-Flame/High-Temperature Cooking Ups Hypertension Risk
Most Schools Have Variety of Food Allergy Policies
HIV Incidence Down in All Except Men Who Have Sex With Men
Cardiovascular Health Declining in the United States
Report Presents U.S. Trends in Abortion Methods, Care
USPSTF Recommends Skin Cancer Counseling for Fair-Skinned Youth
Personal Health Info Found in Recycling at Five Hospitals
Teen Cancer Survivors Have Strong Social Networks
In-Flight Transmission of Respiratory Diseases Low
High Intake of Red Meats Tied to Liver Disease, Insulin Resistance
Vaginal Moisturizer, Estradiol Tablet No Better Than Placebo
In 2015, Each U.S. Binge Drinker Consumed About 470 Drinks
Nurse-Supported Post-Stroke Voiding Program Appears Helpful
ACO Enrollment Ups Appropriateness of CA Screening
Reproductive Goals Vary After Spontaneous Abortion
Risk of Suicide Up for Teens, Young Adults After Self-Harm
Peer-to-Peer Program Tied to Improved Depression Awareness
2013 to 2016 Saw No Change in Antibiotic Prescribing Practices
Oseltamivir Not Linked to Suicide Risk in Pediatric Patients
Closed-Loop Insulin Delivery Promising in T1DM Pregnancy
Higher Burden of Trichomonas vaginalis Infection in U.S. Blacks
BMI As Predictor of CVD Risk May Be More Susceptible to Bias
Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Among Poor Identified
Family Influences Older Adults' Care Preferences
Many Teens Using Tobacco Don't Self-Identify As Users
More Harms Than Benefits for E-Cigarettes at Population Level
Review: Virtual Reality Distracts From Pain of Medical Procedures
VTE Risk Up in Most Emergency General Surgery Patients
Grilled Meat, Chicken Ups Risk of Type 2 Diabetes in U.S. Adults
Novel Pediatric Appendicitis Risk Calculator Accurately IDs Risk
High Midlife Cardio Fitness May Ward Off Dementia in Women
Zika-Tied Birth Defects in 7 Percent of Infected Pregnant Women
Vaginal Birth Tied to Later Lack of Pelvic Organ Support
Depression Seen in One in 20 Childbearing-Aged Women
Bundled Intervention May Improve HPV Vaccination Rates
ACC: Low-Dose Triple Combo Pill Effective for Rapid BP Control
Drug Copayments Often Exceed Prescription Drug Costs
Heat-Not-Burn Tobacco System Releases Toxic Chemical
Digital Intervention Can Increase Colorectal Cancer Screenings
Substance Use Mortality Varies Widely Across U.S. Counties
U.S. Spends Twice As Much for Similar Health Care Utilization
Great Recession Linked to Increase in BP, Blood Glucose
Most Patients Fine With Providers Asking About Sexual Orientation
Opioid Receipt Up for Teens With Mental Health Conditions
Three-Pronged Approach Can Improve Physician Engagement
No Safety Concerns Noted in Study of Intranasal Insulin Use
Doctors Present Recs For and Against Acupuncture for Pain
Over 5,100 Noncongenital Zika Cases Reported in U.S. in 2016
Falls in Elderly Patients Cost $50 Billion Annually
Backrest Elevation Has No Effect on Sacral Tissue Integrity
Patients With CKD Face High Symptom Burden at End of Life
Warm Showers, Perineal Exercises Can Ease Birth Pain
Increase in Acetaminophen Use, Overuse in Cold/Flu Season
Current Tobacco Smoke Exposure Doesn't Obstruct Peds Airflow
Pharmacists Play Key Roles in Cardiac Disease Management
No Link Found Between Marijuana Use, Kidney Function
30-Day ER Revisit Predicts Poor Outcomes in Elderly
Progression of Obesity Influences Risk of Diabetes Over Life Course
Poor Sleep in Menopause Tied to Vasomotor Symptoms, Depression
Many PICCs Placed Have Dwell Time of No More Than Five Days
Vaccine Exposure in First 23 Months Has No Adverse Impact
Few U.S. Adults Meet Most T2DM Risk Reduction Goals
CDC: Opioid-Involved Overdoses Up July 2016 to Sept. 2017
FDA Approves New Medication for Drug-Resistant HIV
Parental Dieting Pressure Linked to Long-Term Harm
Minorities Face Worse Prognosis and Complications in T1DM
HPV Vaccine Intervention Tied to Increased Vaccination
Gender Minorities Have Greater Mental Illness, Disability
Pediatric Opioid-Related Hospital, ICU Admissions on the Rise
ACP Updates Guidance for HbA1c Targets for Adults With T2DM
Increase in Other Flavored Tobacco Use After Menthol Ban
Strong State Firearm Policies, Lower Firearm Suicide Rate Tied
Domperidone Tied to Modest Increase in Breast Milk Supply
Determining 'Avoidability' of Nursing Home Transfers Complex
Global Costs of Diabetes Will Continue Rising Through 2030
Dexmedetomidine Found to Prevent Delirium in Critically Ill
Excretion of Volatile Organic Compounds Up in Teen E-Smokers
High Prevalence of Hearing Loss Seen After Infant Heart Surgery
Program Aids Communication for Spouses Affected by Dementia
New Screening Tool Developed to Assess Tanning Addiction
Risk of Mental Health Visits Up in Childhood Cancer Survivors
Unmet Health Needs for Patients With Uveal Melanoma
Calcium ± Vit D Supplements Up Risk of Colon Adenomas, Polyps
Pregnant Women May Engage in Warm Exercise for Short Times
Researchers ID Five Distinct Adult-Onset Diabetes Subgroups
ACC: Dramatic Changes in Temperature Tied to STEMI Risk
Diet-Treated Chronic Illness May Lead to Disordered Eating
Coverage Increased After ACA for Patients With Diabetes
Higher Nut Consumption May Cut Recurrence, Death in Colon CA
Obesity Linked to Increased CVD Morbidity and Mortality
Patients' Breast Radiotherapy Experiences Beat Expectations
Oral Intake During Labor Shows No Increase in Adverse Outcomes
Increased Adiposity Measures Affect MI Risk More in Women
Subthreshold Phototherapy After Birth Cuts Later Phototherapy
Balanced Crystalloids Cut Kidney Events in Critically Ill
Prevalence of Smoking While Pregnant 7.2 Percent in 2016
Early Studies Often Show Exaggerated Treatment Effect
Chromosomal Abnormalities, Miscarriage More Likely After 40
Women With Non-Obstructive CAD May Suffer From Myocardial Scars
COPD Hospitalizations, Deaths, Prevalence Higher in Rural Areas
Treatment Effect of Fenofibrate Varies in Patients With T2DM
No Link Found for Metformin or Statins and Ovarian Cancer
Lead, Other Toxic Metals Found in E-Cigarette Vapors
Understanding Rx Nonadherence Can Improve Adherence
Knee Pain, Functional Impairment Associated With Depression
Vegetarian, Med Diets Similarly Effective for Body Weight
Benzodiazepine Use Declining in Older Adults
Artificial Intelligence May Help Prevent Physician Burnout
FDA Warns of Possible Heart Risks Linked to Clarithromycin
Hand Hygiene Program Tied to Lower Nursing Home Mortality
Menopausal Hormone Therapy Tied to Less Pronounced Kyphosis
Younger Onset of T2DM Linked to Increased Mortality Risk
FDA Cracks Down on Kratom Products
GI Surgical Site Infections Higher in Low-Income Countries
Quality of Perceived Hospice Care Varies by Setting
Regardless of CV Risks, Cancer History Impacts Mortality
Worse Prognosis for Prediabetes Defined by HbA1c
Haloperidol for Delirium in Critically Ill No Help for Survival
Alcohol Use Disorders Tied to Increased Risk of Dementia Onset
Chronicity of Depression Ups Failure Along Continuum of HIV Care
CDC: No Change in Percentage of Uninsured in U.S. From '16 to '17
Treatment Model Linked to Drop in Post-Incarceration Overdoses
Accelerated Lung Function Decline for Women Who Clean
Chronic Opioid Users May Wish to Taper Opioid Use
Prenatal Valproate Exposure May Impact School Performance
All Physical Activity Tied to Reduced Mortality in Older Men
Maternal Vaccination Not Tied to Infant Hospitalization, Death
USPSTF Urges Multicomponent Behavioral Interventions for Obesity
12-Month Weight Loss Doesn't Differ With Low-Fat, Carb Diets
Ertugliflozin Tied to Improved Glycemic Control in T2DM
Sibling Bullying Tied to Increased Odds of Psychotic Disorder
AAD: Fathers May Not Perceive Harms of Teen Indoor Tanning
Anticoagulants in Seniors With A-Fib, CKD Ups Stroke, ICH Risk
Mortality Risks of Exclusive Cigar, Cigarette, Pipe Use ID'd
Significant Challenges for Developmental-Behavioral Peds
Influenza A(H3N2) Viruses Predominate 2017-2018 Season
Anti-Heroin Vaccine Shows Promise Against Lethal Doses
Follow-Up Lacking for Teen, Young Adult Cancer Survivors
Rotating Night Shift Work Tied to Increased Odds of T2DM
Many in Oregon View Alcohol As More Harmful Than Marijuana
Patient Involvement May Promote Hand Washing in the Hospital
Patients Want Physicians to Have Greater Connectivity
Opioids Plus Acetaminophen, Ketorolac Cost-Effective Post-Sx
Short Stature in Childhood Tied to Higher Stroke Risk in Adulthood
Rise in Use of Antihypertensives in Delivery With Preeclampsia
Ultra-Processed Food Linked to Increased Overall Cancer Risk
Poor Outcomes With Systolic BP Below 120 mm Hg in HFpEF
Greater Weight Loss With RYGB in Obese With T2DM at Three Years
Mean Depth of Ultrasonographic Penetration Greater in Autism
Low Dose-Rate Far-UVC Light Can Inactivate Influenza Virus
Kidney Stone Incidence Increased Between 1984 and 2012
Four Best Practices Outlined to Prevent Health Care Cyberattacks
Perfluoroalkyl Substances Linked to Greater Weight Regain
ACA Dependent Coverage Tied to Increased Prenatal Care
During 2013 to 2016, 8.1 Percent of U.S. Adults Had Depression
Risk Tool Predicts Pressure Injuries in Hospitalized Children
Education About Imaging Most Often Given by Ordering Provider
Eating Slower Tied to Lower Obesity Risk in Type 2 Diabetes
USPSTF Recommends Against Ovarian Cancer Screening
EHRs Not Sufficient to Ensure Success in Value-Based Care
Opioid Use Linked to Risk of Invasive Pneumococcal Disease
Quality Improvement Efforts May Improve Cath Lab Efficiencies
Mortality Up in Diabetes With Low eGFR, No Albuminuria
Diabetes Signs May Be Present 20 Years Before Diagnosis
Rooming-In May Up Outcomes in Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
High-Risk Typologies for Heavy Drinking ID'd in Underage Women
Acne Linked to Increased Risk of Major Depressive Disorder
Inhaled Nitric Oxide Doesn't Cut Mortality for Neonates
CDC: Parent-Reported Head Injuries in 7.0 Percent of Children
Breastfeeding Found to Be Protective Against Hypertension
Poll: Personal Beliefs Shouldn't Allow Doctors to Refuse to Treat
Drowsiness May Be Factor in About 10 Percent of Crashes
ER Visit Rate 92 Per 1,000 for Diabetes Patients 45 and Older
Students Say More Basic Nursing Care Learned in Clinical Settings
NICU Family Integrated Care Ups Infant, Parent Outcomes
School Program in U.K. Shows No Significant Impact on Child BMI
Prenatal Natalizumab Exposure Linked to Miscarriage Risk in MS
Percentage of Children Having Asthma Attacks Decreasing
FDA Says Herbal Drug Kratom Contains Opioids
Ketamine + Propofol Speeds Recovery for Peds MRI Sedation
HPV Prevalence 4.9 Percent in Tonsil Tissue of Healthy Adults
Ridesharing Services Don't Reduce Missed Appointments
Marked Variation Seen in Care Quality for TIA, Minor Stroke
2018 Immunization Schedule Issued for U.S. Children
USPSTF Recommends Screening for Syphilis in Pregnancy
Anti-Vaccination Attitudes Linked to Belief in Conspiracies
Guideline-Directed Medical Tx Adherence Low Post CABG
Opioid Prescribing Trends in the VA Similar to Other Settings
Hot Tea + Alcohol or Smoking May Up Esophageal Cancer Risk
2018 Immunization Schedule Issued for U.S. Adults
Patient, Provider Characteristics Tied to Unnecessary Antibiotic Rx
Hypertension Common One Year After Severe Preeclampsia
Health Care Use Down in Diabetes Patients With High Deductibles
Factors Identified That Impact Physicians IT Adoption
Chronic Disease Major Risk Factor for Cancer, Cancer Mortality
Review Outlines Nutritional Differences in Plant-Based Milks
Using Hands Is Best Method for Splitting Aspirin Tablets
Medicaid Expansion Cuts Out-of-Pocket Spending
Persistent Pain Common 1 Month After Elective Pediatric Surgery
NSAID Users Commonly Exceed Daily Limit
AHA: Breast Cancer Patients at Increased Risk for CV Disease
Omega-3 Fatty Acids Not Found to Up Risk of Heart Disease
History of Childhood Kidney Disease Linked to Risk of ESRD
Surgical Wound Monitoring App Tied to High Satisfaction
Air Pollution May Up Likelihood of Menstrual Irregularity
Disordered Eating Associated With Higher HbA1c in Teens
Diet Soda Associated With Higher Odds of Diabetic Retinopathy
Early Educational Enrichment Linked to Midlife Achievement
Regulators Trying to Reduce Physician Burden Linked to EHR
Most ICU Patient Alarms Not Clinically Accurate or Relevant
Health Care Spending Up, Mainly Due to Rising Prices
Weight Loss Among Obese Tied to Improvements in Chronic Pain
2016 Saw Increase in Birth Defects Potentially Linked to Zika
Diabetes Consultation Model Helps Patient Involvement in Care
Much Hip Fx Variation in Nursing Homes Remains Unexplained
Smokers Have Distorted View of Onset of Adverse Consequences
High Within-Country Economic Inequality in C-Section Rates
Sleep Duration, Cycle Linked to Childhood Body Weight
As Patients, Nurses Rate Care Satisfaction As Only Moderate
ASA: Combo of BP, Cholesterol Meds Tied to Reduced Stroke Risk
Occupational Therapy Program Benefits Young Adults With DM
CDC: Many U.S. Adults Have Never Been Tested for HIV
Significant Increase in Sleep Duration Reported for 2003-2016
ASA: Few Stroke Survivors Have Ideal Cardiovascular Health
Heart Disease, Stroke Risk Up Even Smoking 1 Cigarette/Day
Influenza, Some Viral URIs Increase Risk of Acute MI
Cognitive Training Aids Memory in People With Mild Impairment
Prescribing of Opioids Adds to Patient Satisfaction With Care
In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Survival Differs With Time of Day
CV Risks, Breast CA Recurrence Down With Exercise in Survivors
Probiotics Tied to Lower Preterm Delivery, Preeclampsia Risk
Exposure to Counties With Higher Obesity Rates Tied to Higher BMI
Periodontitis in Older Adults Tied to Higher Total Cancer Risk
Public Health Workforce to See Large Turnover
No Maintenance Period Seen After Weight Loss Plan Completed
Housing Instability Linked to Poor Caregiver, Child Health
Diabetes Tied to Higher Rates of Serious Infection
Closed-Head Injury May Induce TBI Even If No Concussive Sx
Available Evidence on Marijuana's Cardiovascular Effects Is Scant
Recommendations Developed for Optimizing Child Health
Prevalence of Cigarette Smoking 15.5 Percent in 2016
Out-of-Pocket Expenditures Down With ACA Implementation
New ACC/AHA Recs Developed for BP Evaluation, Management
Walmart Launches Disposal Solution for Opioids, Rx Meds
Confusion Common in Seniors Prescribed Antibiotics for UTI
Emotions Faced by Living Kidney Donors Can Impact Daily Life
Nutrients in Child's First 1,000 Days Key for Neurodevelopment
Older Adults Less Likely to Have Provider-Ordered Flu Testing
Sleep Extension Can Lead to Reduced Free Sugar Intake
Brochure Can Improve Opioid Disposal Rates After Surgery
Repeat BP Reading Needed in Children With Initial High Result
24-Hour Primary Care Clinics Would Improve Continuity of Care
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Cost-Effective in Depressed Teens
Interactive Simulation Can Affect Activity Intentions in T2DM
Increase in Employment Among Patients Starting Dialysis
Pharmacist Participation in Stroke Response Cuts Door➜Needle Time
Telemedicine Tied to Faster ER Care in Rural Areas
Longer Duration of Post-Op Opioid Use Associated With Misuse
Proinflammatory Diet Linked to Increased Colorectal Cancer Risk
Mediterranean Diet May Lower Risk of Aggressive Prostate CA
Acute Kidney Injury Ups Risk for Post-Discharge Hypoglycemia
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November 2 2018 - November 6 2018American Academy of Pediatrics, Nov. 2-6
October 22 2018 - October 26 2018American College of Surgeons, Oct. 22-26
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