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Parents Struggling to Provide for Families During Pandemic
Only One in Four U.S. Hospitals With ICUs Have Tele-ICU Services
African-Americans More Likely to Be Hospitalized With COVID-19
U.K. Patients Hospitalized With COVID-19 Are More Often Male
USPSTF: Little Evidence Interventions Prevent Illicit Drug Use in Youth
Primary Care Providers Report More Workplace Burnout, Anxiety
WHO Suspends Testing of Hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19 Patients
New Medicare Benefit Would Limit Insulin Copays to $35 a Month
Three Trajectories of Picky Eating Identified in Children
Placental Injury Seen in Pregnant Women With SARS-CoV-2
Adenovirus Type-5 Vectored COVID-19 Vaccine Shows Promise
Hydroxychloroquine Plus Macrolides No Benefit in COVID-19
Remdesivir Beats Placebo for Time to COVID-19 Recovery
Physician's Briefing Weekly Coronavirus Roundup
Age, Sex, History of Diabetes Predict Intubation in COVID-19
U.S. Offers $1.2 Billion to Drug Company for COVID-19 Vaccine Research
U.S. Government Seeks Deal With Private Industry to Boost Supply of Medical Equipment
CDC: COVID-19 Not Spread Easily From Contaminated Surfaces
Weight in Adolescence Tied to Early-Onset Type 2 Diabetes
Biomechanical Footwear May Aid Knee Osteoarthritis Outcomes
ED Chest X-Ray Score Predicts COVID-19 Outcomes in Adults <50
Cardiac Decompensation Seen in Children Following COVID-19
No SARS-CoV-2 ID'd in Asymptomatic Pregnant Women in Los Angeles
Rate of Stroke Low in Hospitalized Patients With COVID-19
CDC: Live Poultry Linked to Salmonella Cases in 28 States
CDC Says Test All Newborns of Mothers With Confirmed, Suspected COVID-19
Higher Number of Pregnancy Losses Tied to Subsequent Type 2 Diabetes
Deaths From Alcohol, Drugs, Suicide Topped 150,000 in 2018
Asthma Tied to Longer COVID-19 Intubation Time
Musculoskeletal Malformations Up With Fluconazole in Pregnancy
Decrease Seen in Child Vaccination Coverage During COVID-19
Some Children With COVID-19 Require Admission, PICU Care
Sales of Johnson's Baby Powder Halted in U.S., Canada
Global Practice Guidelines Issued by International Society of Hypertension
Age, CRP Up Risk for Mortality in Diabetes With COVID-19
Multiple Genes Predispose Black Women to Breast Cancer
Obesity Tied to Increased Risk for Progression to Severe COVID-19
Mental Health Symptoms Up for Medics Dealing With COVID-19
Higher Intake of Whole-Fat Dairy May Cut Metabolic Syndrome Risk
Spending on Primary Care Continues to Lag in the U.S.
Hydroxychloroquine Does Not Improve COVID-19 Pneumonia Outcomes
28 Million-Plus Surgeries Could Be Canceled Due to COVID-19
Factors ID'd for Positive SARS-CoV-2 Test Result in Primary Care
CMS: Use 'Extreme Caution' in Reopening Nursing Homes
Fruit-, Veggie-Rich Diet May Soon Lower Markers for Cardiac Injury
Social Distancing Policies Reduced COVID-19 Growth Rate
Experimental COVID-19 Vaccine Appears Safe, Triggers Immune Response
Guidance Issued for Osteoporosis Management During COVID-19
No Improvements Seen in Meeting AAP Vitamin D Intake Guidelines
Cough May Not Appear in Young Children With COVID-19
Convalescent Plasma Appears Promising for Severe COVID-19
Most Physicians Have Seen False-Negative COVID-19 Test Results
Physician's Briefing Weekly Coronavirus Roundup
COVID-19 Cases Increased More Rapidly With No Stay-at-Home Order in Iowa
FDA: Abbott Rapid COVID-19 Test Could Miss Infections
NIH: Large-Scale Testing of Some COVID-19 Vaccines Could Start in July
Intensive Blood Pressure Control Tied to Lower Atrial Fibrillation Risk
Distracted Driving Laws Tied to Fewer Teen Crash Fatalities
Early Diagnosis of Gestational Diabetes Leads to Less Weight Gain
Interferon-α2b May Shorten Viral Shedding Duration in COVID-19
ACP Advises Against Chloroquine, Hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19
Kawasaki-Like Disease Incidence Up After Start of SARS-CoV-2
Opt-Out Universal Hep C Screening in Emergency Dept Is Useful
Prevalence of Postpartum Depressive Symptoms 13.2 Percent
Poll: One in Seven Older Adults Report Food Insecurity
Bowel Abnormalities Described in Inpatients With COVID-19
Graduated Compression Stockings May Not Be Needed After Surgery
Guidance Issued for Acute Large Vessel CVA During COVID-19 Pandemic
Meta-Analysis Links Smoking to COVID-19 Disease Progression
Improvements Seen in Some Cognitive Domains With Aerobic Exercise
COVID-19 Fatality Rate High for Heart Transplant Recipients
Cannabis Smoking May Increase Risk for Fungal Infection
Live Biotherapeutic Promising for Prevention of Bacterial Vaginosis
Sickness Presenteeism Common With Influenza-Like Illness
Doctors Should Watch for Pediatric Inflammatory Syndrome With COVID-19
Plan in Place to Up Production of Prefilled Syringes for Future COVID-19 Vaccine
Grip Strength May Help ID Type 2 Diabetes Risk in Healthy Adults
Experts Discuss Strategy for Bariatric Surgery During COVID-19
Sugar-Sweetened Beverages May Increase Risk for CVD in Women
Burden of Osteoarthritis Increasing in Most Countries
Addition of Zinc May Benefit Some Being Treated for COVID-19
USPSTF Urges Behavioral Counseling for Those With CVD Risk
Olfactory Dysfunction Most Often Occurs by Third Day of COVID-19
Risk Score May Predict Critical Illness at COVID-19 Admission
Doctors Without Borders Team Sent to Navajo Nation to Fight COVID-19
Thigh Circumference Tied to Hypertension Risk
Long-Term Flavonoid Intake Tied to Lower Alzheimer Risk
Established ARDS Therapy Aids Many Critically Ill With COVID-19
Severe Illness Reported in Some Children With COVID-19
Pediatric Vaccine Ordering Has Decreased During COVID-19
Crude Link ID'd for Vitamin D Levels, COVID-19 Cases, Death
Hydroxychloroquine Has No Impact on Outcomes in COVID-19
SARS-CoV-2 Spreads Rapidly Through Skilled Nursing Facilities
2007 to 2016 Saw Increase in Peds ED Visits for Mental Health
Anakinra May Reduce Systemic Inflammation in COVID-19
Epidemic Growth of COVID-19 Not Linked to Latitude, Temperature
Triple Antiviral Therapy Promising for Mild-to-Moderate COVID-19
FDA Approves First Antigen Test to Quickly Spot COVID-19
Physician's Briefing Weekly Coronavirus Roundup
FDA Approves First At-Home Saliva Test for COVID-19
Most Jurisdictions Report COVID-19 in Correctional Facilities
Symptomatic COVID-19 Infection Fatality Rate 1.3 Percent in U.S.
FDA Slashes Number of Approved Chinese Makers of N95 Masks
Incidence of Psych Morbidity Up With Spinal Cord Injury
Deaths of Despair Likely to Increase During Pandemic
Asthma, COPD Medication Adherence Up During Pandemic
CDC: Prevalence of Hypertension Higher in Rural Versus Urban Areas
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder a Professional Concern for Nurses
Doubt Cast on Notion That New Strain of COVID-19 Is More Infectious
Link Found Between Body Size in Childhood, Later Life Disease
Cardio-Obstetrics Team Key to Managing CVD in Pregnancy
GI Symptoms Seen in Less Than 10 Percent of COVID-19 Patients
Health Care Workers at Risk From Mental Burden of COVID-19
Human Trials of Experimental COVID-19 Vaccine Begin in U.S.
New Coronavirus Strain More Contagious, Scientists Say
HIV+ Men Are Not Receiving STD Testing, Prevention Services
Guideline Issued for Nonsevere, Severe COVID-19 Therapy
Well-Controlled Blood Glucose May Improve COVID-19 Outcomes
Michigan Nursing Homes More Prepared for Pandemics Than in 2007
Risk for Severe Maternal Morbidity Varies Across Neighborhoods
USPSTF Recommends Hep B Screening for Those at Increased Risk
PPE With More Coverage Ups Protection, but Harder to Don, Doff
Variation Seen in COVID-19 Tests, Hospitalization, Deaths Across NYC
Race and Income Influence Risk for Severe COVID-19
ACE Inhibitors, ARBs Not Linked to Risk for COVID-19
Sleep Apnea Tied to High Blood Glucose Levels Among Blacks
Evolocumab Does Not Impact Cognition in Atherosclerotic CVD
FDA Goes After Unproven COVID-19 Antibody Tests
Recommendations Made for PPE Use by HCPs in COVID-19 Care
Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms Seen in China After COVID-19
Patients With Cancer Seem More Vulnerable to COVID-19
Early Awake Proning for COVID-19 Improves Oxygen Saturation
Hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19 Ups Risk for QTc Prolongation
With Many States Reopening, COVID-19 Testing Levels Still Too Low
During Outbreak, Most Pregnant Women Had High Zika Awareness
Physician's Briefing Weekly Coronavirus Roundup
COVID-19 Case Fatality Rate Increased for Cancer Patients
Fear of COVID-19 Keeping Adults From Emergency Care
Symptomatic Health Care Staff in U.K. Screened for COVID-19
Guidelines Recommended for ECMO Use in Setting of Pandemic
Almost All COVID-19 Patients Have Diminished Sense of Smell
Many Health Care Workers Face Risk for Poor Outcomes With COVID-19
David Shulkin, M.D., on COVID-19 Financial Consequences for Health Care System
GI Manifestations Seen for Nearly One in Three With SARS-CoV-2
Primary PCI Remains Standard of Care for STEMI During COVID-19
USPSTF: Behavioral Interventions Likely Prevent Tobacco Use
Low Vitamin D, Smoking Predict Worse Cognitive Function in MS
Most SARS-CoV-2-Positive Pregnant Women Asymptomatic at Screening
National Coronavirus Testing Strategy Announced as U.S. Cases Top 1 Million
Patients Aged 60 to 69 Most Often Hospitalized With COVID-19
Neurologic Features Tied to ARDS in Severe COVID-19 Described
Roadmap Developed for Resuming Elective Surgery During COVID-19
WHO: No Evidence COVID-19 Survivors Cannot Be Reinfected
FDA Warns of Bogus Claims by Makers of Hand Sanitizer
FDA Bans Products That Help Kids Hide Vape Use From Parents
Surprise Billing Found for Visits to Ambulatory Surgery Centers
Pulse Oximetry May Be Overused in Infants With Bronchiolitis
Mobile BP Monitoring Does Not Change Outcomes After Myocardial Infarction
Direct Medical Costs of COVID-19 Infection Are Considerable
Physician's Briefing Weekly Coronavirus Roundup
Americans Report Concerns Over Their Mental Health During Pandemic
HTN, Obesity, Diabetes Common in U.S. COVID-19 Patients
COVID-19 Pandemic Delays FDA Review of Vaping Products
FDA Warns About Treating COVID-19 With Unproven Drugs
Survey Finds Anesthesiologists Prepared for COVID-19 Patients
COVID-19 Outcomes Worse With Diabetes, Hyperglycemia
Vegetable Intake Before Pregnancy Tied to Birth Outcomes
Review: MMR, MMRV, MMR+V Vaccines Are Effective, Safe
Prevalence of Hypertension in U.S. 45.4 Percent in 2017 to 2018
SARS-CoV-2 Stays in Respiratory Samples Longer in Severely Ill
More Than One in Five Children in Home Confinement Report Depression
COVID-19-Linked Changes Reported in Rheumatic Disease Patient Care
CDC: More Chemical Exposures Reported in January to March 2020
SARS-CoV-2 Can Spread Rapidly in Homeless Shelters
'Health Force' to Combat Pandemic Proposed by U.S. Senators
Yoga Cuts Testosterone in Women With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Higher Manganese Intake May Be Tied to Lower Type 2 Diabetes Risk
Chronic Conditions, Obesity Common in Fatal Cases of EVALI
Lopinavir/Ritonavir, Umifenovir Ineffective for Mild COVID-19
AAD Establishes Registry for Skin Manifestations of COVID-19
Mild, No Symptoms Seen for Most Children With SARS-CoV-2 Infection
Visual Impairment May Up Risk for Dementia in Older Women
Firework-Related ED Visits Peak Around Independence Day
Processed Meat, Unhealthy Snack Food Networks Tied to Dementia
Hydroxychloroquine Seems Not to Cut Ventilator Use in COVID-19
Alone, Low Vitamin D Does Not Cause Osteoporotic Fractures
Obesity Ups Risk for COVID-19 Severity
Premature Mortality Rates Up for CAD in Women From Rural U.S.
ST-Segment Elevation Described in Patients With COVID-19
2015 to 2018 Saw High Total Cholesterol for 11.4 Percent of U.S. Adults
USPSTF Notes Evidence Lacking for BP Screening in Children
COVID-19 Tied to Unique Nasal Symptoms
Mental Health Consequences of COVID-19 Pandemic Explored
FDA Authorizes COVID-19 Test That Uses Samples Collected at Home
LA County COVID-19 Infections Far Exceed Number of Confirmed Cases
Smoking Only in Early Pregnancy Still Puts Baby at Risk
Bundled Rapid HIV/Hep C Testing May Improve Infection Awareness
More Screen Time for Babies Tied to Autism-Like Symptoms
176,190 U.S. Children Estimated to Have SARS-CoV-2 by April 6, 2020
Most Older Adults With New Dementia Die Within Five Years
Public Health Measures Cut COVID-19 Transmission in Hong Kong
Lab Protocol Failures Led to Ineffective COVID-19 Tests From CDC
Child Obesity Linked to Higher Mortality Risk in Young Adulthood
Diabetes Increases Risk for Poorer Prognosis in COVID-19
Benefit of Social Distancing Outweighs Economic Impact
COVID-19 Patients May Require ENT Consults for Varied Reasons
AAP Updates Guidance for Care of Infants Born at Home
Physician's Briefing Weekly Coronavirus Roundup
CDC Looks at Transmission of COVID-19 to Health Care Workers
Incidence of SARS-CoV-2 Infection Stable in Iceland
Insomnia Common Among Medical Staff During COVID-19 in China
Asthma Not Common in COVID-19 Patients Who Have Died
Scientists Design Protective Respirator for Health Care Workers
Risk for Severe COVID-19 May Be Up in People With COPD, Smokers
Higher Vitamin D From Food May Protect Against Heart Disease
Removal of Flavored E-Cigarette Products Likely Ineffective
IDSA Issues Rapid Guidelines for Treatment of COVID-19
Recurrent Winter Outbreaks of SARS-CoV-2 Projected
Sharp Drop in Demand Seen for COVID-19 Tests at Private Labs
FDA Urges COVID-19 Survivors to Donate Plasma
CRISPR-Based Test Can Diagnose COVID-19 in Under 60 Minutes
Prevalence of Autoimmunity May Be on the Rise
BP Levels Influence Racial Differences in Cognitive Decline
Guidance Developed for Treating Cardiac Arrest During COVID-19
Uninsurance for Poor New Moms Down With ACA Medicaid Expansion
Guidance Issued for Breast Cancer Care During COVID-19
Regardless of Genetics, Obesity Ups Risk for Type 2 Diabetes
Surgery Department Outlines Rapid Response to COVID-19
Compliance With Self-Isolation Influenced by Compensation
Survey Shows Lack of COVID-19 Concern Even Among Those at Risk
Obesity Is Risk Factor for COVID-19 Hospital Admission in <60s
Kidney Injury Up During Pregnancy-Related Hospitalizations
Intubation Initiated in One in Five Who Died of COVID-19 in China
Common Coronaviruses Are Highly Seasonal
CDC: Overall Prevalence of Self-Reported Hypertension 32.4 Percent
Public Health Interventions Improved COVID-19 Control in Wuhan
SARS-CoV-2 Contamination of Air, Surfaces Examined in ICU, Wards
Review: Quarantine Effective for Reducing Infection, Death
Smell, Taste Impairment Linked to COVID-19 Positivity
CDC: Public Policy Measures Important for Social Distancing
U.S. Government Says COVID-19 Antibody Tests Must Be Free
First Saliva Test for COVID-19 Approved by FDA
Model Forecasts When COVID-19 Demand Will Exceed Capacity
Overweight, Obese Preschoolers Have Higher Risk for Fractures
COVID-19 RNA Detectable in Patient Fecal Matter
First Wave of COVID-19 Abated With Control Measures in China
Medical Masks May Be Sufficient During COVID-19 Routine Care
Being Born Via C-Section May Up Risk for T2DM in Adulthood
Survey IDs Those Most Affected by One-Month COVID-19 Lockdown
High Rates of Appropriate E-Consults Seen Across Specialties
Chloroquine COVID-19 Trial Stopped After Patient Deaths
COVID-19 Antibody Tests Underway in California
Guidance Issued for Infants Born to Mothers With COVID-19
Mechanical Ventilation Needed by Most COVID-19 Patients in ICU
Recommendations Issued for Use of Imaging in Adults With COVID-19
Most Home BP Devices Available Online Are Not Validated
CDC Report Details Geographic Variation in U.S. COVID-19 Cases, Deaths
Remdesivir May Improve Oxygen-Support Class in Severe COVID-19
Dogs, Coloring Lower Stress in Emergency Department Workers
Physician's Briefing Weekly Coronavirus Roundup
Contact Tracing ID'd Large Multifamily COVID-19 Cluster in Chicago
Neurologic Effects Seen in a Third of Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients
Temperature, UV Radiation Not Linked to Incidence of COVID-19
FDA Approves New Way to Decontaminate N95 Face Masks
Younger Onset of T2DM Tied to Poorer Initial Glycemic Control
Adult Smoking, Cessation Tied to Smoking Intensity in Adolescence
Anxiety Up for Nonmedical Health Care Workers Versus Those on Front Lines
Face Masks Offer Slight Protective Effect From Flu-Like Illness
Current Models for COVID-19 Diagnosis, Prognosis Unreliable
Doctors Report on Four COVID-19 Infections in Newborns in China
Another COVID-19 Vaccine Trial Begins in the United States
FDA Warns of False Claims That Chlorine Dioxide Can Treat COVID-19
NIH Launches Clinical Trial of Hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19
COVID-19 Came to New York City From Europe, Not Asia
Clinical Trial Underway to Test Nitric Oxide in COVID-19 Patients
Suppressing Stomach Acid May Up Intestinal Growth of MDROs
HHS Report Looks at Hospital Experiences With COVID-19
ATS Provides Interim Guidance for Management of COVID-19
Convalescent Plasma Treatment Promising in Severe COVID-19
Parents' Mental Illness Tied to Higher Injury Rate in Offspring
Older Adults, Men, Preexisting Conditions Tied to COVID-19 Death
Children With COVID-19 Do Not Always Have Cough, Fever
COVID-19 Killing Two Times More Men Than Women in NYC
CDC Removes Prescribing Guidelines for Antimalarial Drugs
Claims-Based Frailty Index Can Improve Cost Prediction
Children Have Milder Disease Course, Better COVID-19 Prognosis
Review Explores Use of Menstruation, Fertility Apps
Guidelines Developed for COVID-19 Patients in ICU
Surgical, Cotton Masks Not Effective for Filtering SARS-CoV-2
CDC: 1999 to 2018 Saw 35 Percent Increase in Suicide Rates
Most COVID-19 Fatalities Are Men Over 50 With Chronic Disease
USPSTF Against Bacterial Vaginosis Screening to Prevent Preterm Delivery
Compliance Higher if Stay-at-Home Extensions Are Shorter Than Thought
Side Effects Seen With Use of Chloroquine Against COVID-19
'Mod' E-Cigarette Users Smoke More Cigarettes One Year Later
School Closures Could Further Complicate COVID-19 Effort
Recommendations Issued for GI Procedures During COVID-19
Social Distancing Minimizes COVID-19 Spread in Assisted Living
Majority of Physicians Report Serious Concerns About COVID-19
FDA Authorizes Use of Chinese-Approved Masks in United States
Heart Disease Risk Up for First-Time Mothers With Preeclampsia
Recent Decline in Heart Attacks Greater in Men Than Women
Comorbidity, Age, Time to Treatment Linked to COVID-19 Progression
Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Might Aid in Severe COVID-19
High Fiber Consumption Linked to Reduced Risk for Breast Cancer
Sentinel Surveillance Can Help Monitor Epidemiology of COVID-19
Physician's Briefing Weekly Coronavirus Roundup
Model Projects COVID-19 Deaths in Italy Through Mid-April
Presymptomatic Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 ID'd in Singapore
Test Vaccine Elicits Strong Ab Response to SARS-CoV-2 in Mice
COPD Independent Risk Factor for Lung Cancer
Gastrointestinal Symptoms Common in COVID-19 Patients
N.Y. Hospital Converts Sleep Apnea Machines Into Ventilators
COVID-19 Outbreak Described in Long-Term Care Facility
Unemployed Workers Less Likely to Be Uninsured Post-ACA
ENDO: Real-World Data Analyzed for Use of Insulin Pump in T1DM
Racial Disparities Seen for Insurance Coverage Around Time of Pregnancy
Proton Pump Inhibitor Therapy May Up Fracture Risk in Children
Weight Loss Modest for Most Macronutrient Diets
Transmission Control Measures Tied to Delay in COVID-19 Growth
Severe COVID-19 Risk Up With Existing Health Conditions in U.S.
Imported Masks, Other Medical Supplies Arriving in U.S.
FDA Pulls Heartburn Drug Zantac From Market
Half of People With COVID-19 Do Not Have Symptoms, Iceland Testing Shows
ENDO: Glycemic Control Good for Regular Human Insulin With V-Go
Four Trajectories of Peer Victimization ID'd Across Childhood
Persistent Positive SARS-CoV-2 Found in Sputum, Feces Samples
Patients With Mild COVID-19 May Present With Digestive Symptoms
Ocular Abnormalities Seen in One-Third of COVID-19 Patients
U.S. Coronavirus Death Toll Could Reach 240,000, Task Force Warns
Decontamination Method Adopted to Ease N95 Mask Shortage
Case Fatality Ratio for COVID-19 Estimated at 1.38 Percent
WHO Issues Guidance on Prevention of COVID-19 at LTCFs
Exclusive Breastfeeding for First Three Months May Cut Allergy Risk
ENDO: Diabetes Diminishes Weight Loss Effect of Bariatric Surgery
Doctors, Hospitals, Pharmacies Warned Not to Stockpile Meds
Preventionists Report Widespread Shortages of Protective Equipment
Statement Issued on Use of Anesthesia Machines as Ventilators
Artificial Intelligence Framework May Predict ARDS in COVID-19
U.S. Army Opens Field Hospital in New York City
ASA Warns Against Multiple Patients Per Ventilator
Patients Viral Positive for Days After COVID-19 Resolution
President Extends Social Distancing to April 30 as COVID-19 Cases Surge
Pregnancy-Related Factors Linked to Risk for Psychosis in Child
Physician's Briefing Weekly Coronavirus Roundup
PPE Negative for SARS-CoV-2 After Patient Contact
Vitamin C May Reduce Ventilation Time in Critically Ill Patients
Online Patient Portal Access Aids Diabetes Management
ACC: Increase Seen in Death Rates Due to Hypertension-Related CVD
ACC: E-Cigarette Use Continues to Rise
Elastomeric Half-Mask Respirator Training Feasible in Health Care
Three Neonates Born to Mothers With COVID-19 ID'd as Positive
Workers at Risk for COVID-19 Exposure Can Access Online Training
Restricting Activities in Wuhan Until April Could Slow COVID-19 Peak
Prophylactic Manual Acupuncture Reduces Migraine Days
Lung Recruitability Can Be Assessed at Bedside in COVID-19
Increased Risk for SARS-CoV-2 Seen in Cancer Patients in Wuhan
Model Shows Combined Efforts May Cut SARS-CoV-2 Infections
FDA Warns of Defective EpiPen Dangers
Proton Pump Inhibitors May Up Fracture Risk in Children
Guidance Issued for Perioperative Management of COVID-19 Patients
CDC: Prevalence of Any Past, Present Hep B Infection 4.3 Percent
National Health Spending Expected to Increase Through 2028
36 Percent of Available Hospital Beds Unoccupied on Typical Day
Cardiac Injury Linked to Increased Mortality in COVID-19
Many Children in the United States Still Have Poor Diets
Shortages Seen for Drugs That Show Promise Against COVID-19
Anesthesia Procedure Outlined for Emergency Surgery in COVID-19 Patients
Information on COVID-19 Provided for Gastroenterologists
Plant-Based Proteins Can Help Cut Risk for Coronary Heart Disease
Recommendations Issued for Pediatric Abuse-Related Head Trauma
IDSA Issues Recommendations for COVID-19 Testing
Article Addresses Management of Cancer Care During COVID-19
Mental Health at Risk for Health Care Workers Treating COVID-19
Misconceptions ID'd About COVID-19 Among General Public
CDC: Modest Decreases Seen in TB Cases, TB-Related Deaths
More Americans Recognizing Importance of COVID-19 Safety Measures
Guidance Issued for Prenatal Care in Setting of COVID-19
COVID-19 Point-of-Care Diagnostic Granted Emergency Use Authorization
National Guard Activated in Three States as U.S. COVID-19 Cases Rise
Young Cancer Survivors Have More Financial, Food Insecurity
E. Coli Outbreak Tied to Clover Sprouts Rises to 39 Cases in Six States
Physician's Briefing Weekly Coronavirus Roundup
Statement Addresses Concerns About Heart Meds and COVID-19
Tool Aids Safe Fasting for T2DM Patients Observing Ramadan
2nd Trimester Antibiotic Exposure May Up Risk for Offspring Obesity
Most Emergency Providers Have Little Firearms Safety Experience
Serial Interval of COVID-19 Estimated at 3.96 Days
2017 to 2018 Saw Drop in Overdose Death Rates Involving Opioids
Digestive Symptoms Reported for About Half of COVID-19 Patients
Transmission of COVID-19 Among Crew on Cruise Ship Investigated
COVID-19 Epidemic in Iran Likely to Be Substantial
Staff Collaboration Not Lowered by Internationally Trained Nurses
Metformin Could Reduce Obesity in Children
Demographics May Predict Choice to Not Vaccinate Children
Copper Intrauterine Devices Tied to Lower Risk for Cervical Cancer
Teens Who Try E-Cigs First Less Likely to Smoke Cigarettes
Chat Users Report Flu-Like Symptoms With Keto Diet
Children Susceptible to COVID-19 but Less Severely Affected
Medicare Expands Telemedicine Coverage During COVID-19 Pandemic
Graphic Health Warnings Coming for U.S. Cigarette Packs
Noncitizens Undertreated for Cardiovascular Risk Factors
Climate Similar in Cities With Biggest Outbreaks of COVID-19
Author Conflicts of Interest May Influence Cannabidiol Conclusions
N.Y. and Colorado Ask Former Health Care Workers to Return to Workforce
2009 to 2015 Saw Increase in Hyperglycemic Events
Case Series Indicates COVID-19 Not Transmitted In Utero
All-Cause Mortality Up in Female Domestic Abuse Survivors
Health Coaches Improve Inhaler Use in COPD Patients
Hep C Testing, Treatment Rates Low at Federally Qualified Health Centers
>8 Percent of Children Report Past, Current Suicidal Ideation
Prevalence of CRC Screening Lowest in Adults Aged 50 to 54
Enoki Mushrooms From Korea Linked to Deadly U.S. Listeria Outbreak
Nonglycemic Factors Up Risk for Peripheral Neuropathy in T1DM
National Dietary Guideline Adherence Lowers Cardiovascular Risk
Safety, Effectiveness of VKAs, DOACs Similar in General Practice
Pregnant Women With Depression More Likely to Use Cannabis
Many Clinicians Unaware of Invasive Pulmonary Aspergillosis
Acute Appendicitis Incidence Not Randomly Distributed
Alcoholics Anonymous More Effective Than Other Treatments
Daily Rounding Helps Curb CAUTIs in Pediatric ICU Patients
PCPs Feel Unprepared in Providing Dementia Care
Median Incubation Period Estimated at 5.1 Days for COVID-19
2018 Health Care Spending Up Due to Higher Prices
Opportunities Identified for Improving BP Control
Olive Oil Consumption Tied to Lower Cardiovascular Risk
Period of 2015 to 2018 Saw Increase in Cannabis Use in Seniors
Hospital Infection Control Can Prevent COVID-19 Transmission
Less Than 1 in 4 Perinatally Exposed Infants Tested for Hep C
CDC: Fall-Related TBI Deaths Increasing Among U.S. Residents
FDA: Singulair to Get 'Black Box' Warning
Repeat ED Visits for Opioid-Related Emergencies on the Rise
Moderate Egg Consumption Not Linked to CVD Risk Overall
Habitual Fish Oil Supplements Linked to Lower CVD Risk
CDC: Rates of VBAC Increasing, Reached 13.3 Percent in 2018
Long-Acting Cabotegravir, Rilpivirine Noninferior in HIV-1
Smartphone Use Linked to Increased Meds Required for Headache
EHR Use Up in Residential Care Communities 2012 to 2016
CDC: ~14 Percent of Children Have ADHD, Learning Disability
Considerable Increase Seen in List, Net Prices of Branded Drugs
Racial/Ethnic Insurance Coverage Disparity Down Since ACA
1996 to 2016 Saw Increases in U.S. Spending on Health Care
Cough, Fever Most Common Initial Symptoms of COVID-19
Ambient Air Pollution Causes Decreased Life Expectancy
Improved Oral Hygiene Tied to Lower Risk for Incident Diabetes
Repeated Courses of Antibiotics Linked to Hospital Admissions
Chest CT More Sensitive Than RT-PCR for Diagnosing COVID-19
Focus on Vaccinating Elderly May Not Be Enough for Flu Protection
AAN: Hypersomnolence in Elderly Linked to Medical Conditions
USPSTF Recommends Screening All Adults for Hepatitis C Virus
Mean Age at Drug Use Initiation Increasing for Many Drugs
Assisting Medication Continuity Cuts Readmissions for Seniors
Certified Medical Homes Tied to Better Diabetes Outcomes
Patient Satisfaction Scores for Hospitals Driven by Hospitality
CDC: Prevalence of Obesity 42.4 Percent in 2017 to 2018
Adults May Not Need Tetanus, Diphtheria Booster Shots
AAN: Cardiovascular Health in 20s Impacts Later Cognition
States Launch Investigation of Juul Labs
Telehealth May Aid Obstetric Outcomes
Influence of Politics Has Not Waned in Opinions About ACA
Age at Period Cessation Not Linked to CVD Risk Trajectories
Different Foods Linked to Risk for Ischemic, Hemorrhagic Stroke
Guidance Issued for Food Intake in Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Children's Vaccine Patterns Mainly Classified as Recommended
Increases in Alcohol-Induced Death Rates ID'd Across U.S.
Daily Emollient in Infancy Does Not Foil Eczema in Children at Risk
Major Malformations Up With Macrolide Prescribing in Pregnancy
CDC: 19.2 Percent of Unpaid Caregivers in Fair, Poor Health
Vaccine Effectiveness 45 Percent for Flu Virus Linked to ARI
More Side Effects Seen With Guideline-Recommended Chlorthalidone
COPD Incidence Higher in People With HIV
Many Transgender Youth Intentionally Avoid Disclosure
Glycemic Control in T2DM Worse With Refusal of Insulin Therapy
Developmental Disability Diagnosis More Likely in Rural Children
Most Youth With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Undiagnosed
Person-to-Person Resting Heart Rates Found to Be Highly Variable
Study Suggests Overtreatment in End-of-Life Care Despite POLST
Rx Meds That Children Access Often Removed From Packaging
High Cutaneous Melanoma Burden Found Due to UV Radiation
Medtronic MiniMed 600 Series Insulin Pumps Recalled
FDA Requests Market Withdrawal of Belviq Due to Cancer Risk
U.S. Life Expectancy to Reach 85 by 2060
Exposure to PM2.5 Tied to Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest
Having More Sexual Partners Tied to Increased Odds of Cancer
Cocoa Consumption May Improve Walking Performance in PAD
Short-Course Rifamycin-Based Regimens Preferred for Latent TB
2002 to 2015 Saw Increase in Incidence of Diabetes in Youth
More Lung Cancer Patients Presenting With Cough, Dyspnea
Caregivers Are in Need of Better Health Care Coverage, Access
ASA: No Decline Seen in Active Smoking for Stroke Survivors
2011 to 2018 Saw Decline in Problems Paying Medical Bills
Survival Similar for Hemodialysis, Peritoneal Dialysis
Nonpharmaceutical Interventions Aid Low Back Pain
2002 to 2018 Saw Increases in Heroin Use, Use Disorder, Injection
Elevated FPG May Increase Adverse Outcomes in GDM Pregnancies
Use of General Anesthesia May Up Risk for Postpartum Depression
Few Adolescent Men Who Have Sex With Men Have Had HIV Test
CDC Outlines U.S. Process of Evaluating Patients for 2019-nCoV
Higher Birth Weight May Improve Cardiorespiratory Fitness Later
Sexual Minority Youth More Likely to Attempt Suicide
Uninsured Rate in Diabetes Belt Dropped With Medicaid Expansion
Single Dose of HPV Vaccine May Cut Preinvasive Cervical Disease
Outpatient Palliative Care Improves Parkinson Outcomes
Seniors Have Concerns About Affording Health Insurance
Baby Carriers Recalled Because Infant Can Fall Out
Evidence Lacking for Use of Bedside Sitters to Prevent Falls
Number of Nurse Practitioners More Than Doubled 2010 to 2017
Screening for T1DM in Children May Help Reduce Morbidity
Hexavalent Vaccine Included in Vaccines for Children Program
Pregnancy-Related Deaths Down in U.S. Health Care Settings
Many Women Readmitted for De Novo Postpartum Hypertension
Recommended Immunization Schedule for Children, Teens Updated
Experts Say U.S. Flavored E-Cigarette Products Ban Will Have Little Effect
Recommendations Developed for Management of Complex ADHD
Reference Pricing Linked to Lower Prices Paid by Employers
Cluster Headache Ups Sickness Absence, Disability Pension Days
Suicide Risk Increased Among Both Male, Female Nurses
Many Antibiotic Rx Filled Without Infection-Related Diagnosis
Costs of ART Regimens Increasing, Outpacing Inflation
Vegetarian Diet Tied to Lower Risk for Urinary Tract Infection
U.S. Adult Immunization Schedule Updated for 2020
HIV Vaccine Ineffective, Clinical Trial Halted
Mothers With Autism Face Higher Rates of Postpartum Depression
Whether HPV Vaccination Will Prevent Cervical Cancer Unclear
Longer Screen Time at Age 2 to 3 Affects Movement Behaviors
Cigarette Use Down, E-Cigarette Use Up Among Teens
Girls May Receive First Autism Diagnosis Later Than Boys
Opioid Prescribing Rates Down at State Level From 2010 to 2016
Rate of Recovery, LOS Tied to Outcomes After Hip Fracture Surgery
Juul Use Up in Young People 15 to 34 Years Old
Risk for Obesity in Child Higher With GDM Plus Preeclampsia
2017 to 2018 Saw Increase in Life Expectancy in the United States
Social Support Linked to Mortality in Older Women With CRC
Just a Few Providers Account for Large Number of Opioid Scripts
U.S. Spends More on Health Care, but Has Worse Life Expectancy
FDA Tells Purell Manufacturer to Stop Making False Claims
Survey: Most Americans Think of Themselves as Healthy
Dangerous Additives Found in Illegal Pot Vaping Products in Los Angeles
Naloxone Prescribing Increasing but Still Very Low
Clinical Features ID'd for First 2019 Novel Coronavirus Patients
Model Shows Transitional Care Cost-Effective in Heart Failure
Wealthy Pay Most to Finance U.S. Health Care
Community-Based Diabetes Screening Feasible in Barbershops
Potential Links ID'd for Marijuana Use, Cardiovascular Risks
LV Hypertrophy May Explain Racial Disparities in Heart Failure
Parity, Breastfeeding Inversely Tied to Early Natural Menopause
Quality Improvement in NICU May Cut Morbidity in Preemies
Tdap or Td Vaccine May Be Used for Decennial Td Booster Doses
Many Family Caregivers Never Speak to Health Care Workers
Many U.S. Adults Misinformed About the Flu, Vaccination
Nearly Half of U.S. Smokers Not Advised by Doctors to Quit
CDC: HIV-1/HIV-2 Differentiation Test Increasingly Used in U.S.
Major Insurers Offer $55 Million to Lower Generic Drug Costs
Fewer Than Half of Clinical Trials Comply With Reporting Laws
Abdominal Obesity Linked to Recurrent Atherosclerotic CVD
JumpstartMD Commercial Program Seems Effective for Weight Loss
Systolic BP Variability in Young Adults May ID Later CVD Risk
Production of Two Excedrin Painkillers Halted
Fast-Track Review of ACA Lawsuit Rejected by U.S. Supreme Court
Time of Day for Taking Warfarin Does Not Matter
2008 to 2016 Saw Decline in Primary Care Visits for Children
Low-Carb, Low-Fat Diets Not Tied to Mortality Overall
Evidence Lacking for Identifying Optimal Primary Care Panel Size
Primary Care Screening for Dementia Not Harmful
ACP: Medicare for All Needed to Fix 'Ill' U.S. Health Care System
Wearable Device Data May Help Predict Flu-Like Illness Patterns
Cognitive Behavioral Program Benefits Patients With Diabetes
Americans Lack Knowledge About Eye Health
Longer External Ventricular Drain Closures Needed to Read ICP
Level of Antibiotic Prescribing High for Children in Tennessee
Decline in Mortality Seen in Diabetes Patients in Hong Kong
Single-Payer System Would Likely Save Money
CDC: Many Americans Are Inactive, With Southerners Faring Worse
ACA Tied to Narrowing of Disparities in Access to Care
Ageism Predicts Significantly Worse Health Outcomes
FDA: Weight Control Drug Lorcaserin May Raise Cancer Risk
CDC: Romaine Lettuce E. Coli Outbreak Over
Risk for Suicide Increased in Children, Teens Who Self-Harm
Evolution of Approval, Regulation Processes for Drugs Explored
BP Measures Progress More Rapidly in Women Than Men
Experts Call for Pediatric Consideration in EMS Planning
N.J. Lawmakers Pass Bill to Ban Flavored Vaping Products
Vaccine Program Recovery Difficult After Public Scares
Less Than a Quarter of Medicare Patients Participate in Cardiac Rehab
Behavioral Therapy First Step for Overactive Bladder in Men
Telemedicine Visits Comparable for Glycemic Control in T1DM
Intensive Systolic BP Control May Not Benefit All Older Adults
Mandatory Vaccination Ups Prevalence of Vaccine Coverage
15-Year-Old Texas Teen Youngest in U.S. to Die From Vaping
Two More Heartburn Meds Recalled Due to Possible Carcinogen
California May Start Producing Its Own Medicines
Uterine Balloon Tamponade for Postpartum Bleeding Seems Safe
Risk for Gluten Exposure High With Specific School Activities
Neighborhood Disadvantage Impacts Hospital Quality Ratings
CDC Warns of Tough Flu Season Ahead
Perceived Risks of E-Cigarettes Vary With Demographics
Clinical Guidelines Developed for Managing Nosebleeds
Large Gap Found in Health Administrative Spending for U.S., Canada
Open Water Regulations Linked to Lower Drowning Death Rates
Pediatric Respiratory Visits Increased During Lilac Fire
CDC: Young Adults Who Ever Received HPV Vaccine on the Rise
Risk for Blood Clots Increased With PICC Placement in Children
Prevalence of Buprenorphine-Waivered Prescribers Increasing
Low-Value Health Care Services for Children Not Uncommon
Odds of Stroke Up With Dual Use of E-Cigarettes, Cigarettes
Few Youths Receive Addiction Treatment After Opioid Overdose
2008 to 2015 Saw Out-of-Pocket Spending Up for Maternity Care
Teens Who Misuse Opioids Likely to Engage in Other Risky Behaviors
Many Pelvic Exams, Pap Tests Unnecessary in Teens and Young Adults
Treating Colonized Parents May Cut S. Aureus Transmission in NICU
Bystander CPR Less Likely in Hispanic Neighborhoods
Whole-Fat Milk Consumption Tied to Lower Odds of Child Obesity
Guidance Developed for Providing Quality STD Care
Nurse Certification May Promote Evidence-Based Practice in ICU
Patient Experiences Modestly Worse After Hospital Acquisition
Mentholated Popsicle Can Help Reduce Preoperative Thirst
Trump Administration to Ban Most Flavored E-Cigarettes
Nurses Can Help Manage Drug Interactions in HIV/Hep C Treatment
Machine Learning System Makes More Alerts for Med Errors
CDC: Cases of Flu Continue to Mount Across America
Number of Children With Opioid Poisonings Increasing
Intervention Cuts Preoperative Anxiety in Young Children
Prescribing Practices Can Mitigate Opioid Overdose Risk for Teens
Psychological Safety at Work Tied to Hospital Infection Prevention
Many Do Not Discuss Menopause Concerns With Their Provider
Most Children Do Not Have Positive Results to Antibiotic Challenge
Patient Share of Out-of-Network Costs Rising
Endocrine Society Releases Hypoglycemia Performance Measures
Vaccination Rates Improved With Removal of Nonmedical Exemptions
Enrollment in Affordable Care Act Holds Steady for Third Straight Year
Long Working Hours May Up Risk for Masked, Sustained HTN
Number of Teens Vaping Marijuana on the Rise
Age at Obesity Onset Tied to Risk for Type 2 Diabetes in Women
Congress Approves Raising Age to Buy Tobacco Products to 21
Some U.S. Adults Unaware of Any Myocardial Infarction Symptoms
HbA1c Minimally Adds to CVD Risk Prediction in Prediabetes
Concussions More Common Among College Students Than Thought
Gabapentinoids, Opioids Combo Carries Risk for Breathing Problems
E-Cigarette Influencers to Be Banned From Instagram, Facebook
Private Care Program for U.S. Vets Gets $8.9 Billion in Budget Deal
Misuse of Nonopioid Medications Appears to Be on the Rise in U.S.
Sustained Weight Loss at 50+ May Lower Risk for Breast Cancer
FDA to Allow States to Import Prescription Drugs From Other Countries
Most Students Who Use E-Cigs Vape Nicotine and Marijuana
USPSTF Recommends Behavioral Counseling for STI Prevention
Possible Measles Exposures Occurred at LA International Airport
Congress Could Raise Age to Buy Tobacco Products to 21
Severe Maternal Morbidity, Mortality Both Up in Rural Areas
One in 10 Hospital Patients May Carry C. Diff at Admission
Hospital-Level Home Acute Care Can Cut Costs, Health Care Use
Outcomes Worse for Rural Residents With Chronic Conditions
Consuming Ultraprocessed Food May Up Risk for Type 2 Diabetes
E-Cigarette Use Independent Risk Factor for Chronic Lung Disease
Palliative Care Reaching More Inpatients With Serious Illness
Mindfulness Program May Help Lower Blood Pressure
Hahn Confirmed as New FDA Chief
U.S. Will Have Three-Digit Number for Suicide Prevention Hotline
Evidence Supports Use of High-Dose Aspirin for Migraine
Nurses Not Getting Enough Sleep Before Work
Potentially Nephrotoxic Meds Prescribed to Children With CKD
Cost Saving-Related Rx Nonadherence Found for 7 Percent With HIV
One in Three Parents Report Skipping Doctor, Dentist Appointment
Antibiotics Often Prescribed Without Documented Indication
State Legislators React to Preventable Disease Outbreaks
Many Pregnant Women Not Meeting Nutritional Guidelines
U.S. Primary Care Doctors Face Challenges in Coordinating Care
Many With Diabetes Engage in Underground Exchange of Medications, Supplies
Few MMR-Vaccine Eligible Children Receive Vaccine Before Travel
Breastfeeding May Protect Against Postpartum Relapses in MS
U.S. Health Care Spending Up 4.6 Percent in 2018
Low-Dose Aspirin May Cut Dementia Risk in Women With Diabetes
Extending HPV Vaccination to Age 45 Provides Small Additional Benefit
Supreme Court Upholds Kentucky Abortion Ultrasound Law
Many Patients Overestimate the Benefits of PCI
Half of U.S. Physicians Recommend Complementary Health Approaches
Cellphone-Related Injuries to Head, Neck on the Rise
CDC: All 50 States Now Reporting Cases of Severe Vaping-Linked Lung Injury
FDA Testing Levels of Carcinogen in Diabetes Drug Metformin
Social Media Use Tied to Disordered Eating in Young Teens
Preterm Birth May Increase Risk for Diabetes Into Adulthood
Annual Reported Measles Incidence Dropped From 2000 to 2018
More Than 100 E. Coli Illnesses Now Linked to Romaine Lettuce
Playing Analog Games Tied to Less Relative Cognitive Decline
E-Cigarette Smokers Have Increased Odds of Depression
6.5 Percent of Adults Report Prescription Opioid Analgesic Use
Early-Onset CVD Rate Up for Children of Moms With Diabetes
Services Affected by Rural Hospitals Joining Health Systems
Postpartum Opioid Prescription Rates Vary Widely by Hospital
Physician Depressive Symptoms Tied to Higher Risk for Medical Errors
Adults Not Living in Metro Areas Have Reduced Access to Care
Decline in Adult Primary Care Visits Seen in 2007 to 2016
Digital Sepsis Monitoring May Improve Inpatient Outcomes
Infancy Nurse Visit Program May Reduce Public Benefit Costs
eBay Bans Infant Inclined Sleepers, Other Companies Urged to Do Same
New Federal Program Provides Free HIV Prevention Drugs to Uninsured
Deportation Worry May Raise Risk for Hypertension in Women
Concussion May Up Risk for Suicide in High School Students
Prediabetes Prevalent in U.S. Adolescents, Young Adults
Child Consumption of Sugary Drinks Down From 2003 to 2014
Holding Intubated Infants in ICU Found to Be Safe, Beneficial
Household Environment Plays Role in MRSA Acquisition
Antimicrobial Resistance Patterns Examined for Adult, Peds HAIs
Exposure to Psychoactive Substances Up From 2000 to 2017
Asthma Exacerbations May Worsen Pregnancy Outcomes
U.S. Life Expectancy Dropped Since 2014 for Working-Age Adults
Potentially Tainted Marijuana Sold in Colorado
Cancer Patients With Obesity Show Poorer Psychosocial Health
Alarm Settings of CGM Systems Impact Glucose Control in T1DM
Changes in Metabolic Syndrome Status Linked to MACE Risk
Decline in Primary Care Visits Continued After ACA
Poll: Adults Who Vape Often Buy From Unauthorized Sellers
Most Toddlers Exceed Screen Time Guidelines
Overall Rate of Pediatric Nonpowder Firearm Injuries Down
Electronic Health Record Usability Graded F by Physicians
Most Teens Worldwide Are Not Exercising Enough
Obesity Prevalence Decreased Modestly for Children in WIC
Massachusetts Passes Bill to Ban All Flavored Vaping Products
CDC: PCV13 No Longer Routinely Recommended for Adults ≥65
Employee Premiums, Deductibles Eating Larger Share of Income
Inducing Labor at 41 Weeks May Cut Stillbirth Rates
Prenatal Antidepressant Use May Up Risk for Gestational Diabetes
Most Infants, Toddlers Consuming Added Sugars
Poll: Parents Cite Barriers to Recognizing Depression in Adolescents
CDC: 63.5 Percent of 3- to 5-Year-Olds Have Had Vision Tested
AAP: Emergency Contraception Should be Given to Sexually Active Teens
VA, DoD Update Guideline for Rehabilitation After Stroke
CDC: ~20 Percent of U.S. Adults Currently Use Tobacco Products
AMA, AHA Support Refresher Training for Measuring Blood Pressure
Distribution of Self-Test Kits Can Up HIV Awareness
White House Wants Hospitals, Insurers to Provide Actual Costs of Care
Less Sleep Tied to Lower Bone Mineral Density in Women
Studies Confirm Safety of 9-Valent HPV Vaccination
CDC: Number of Vaping-Linked Lung Illnesses Up to 2,172
FDA Sends Warning Letter About OTC Drugs to Dollar Tree
AHA: Many With Atherosclerotic CVD Not Meeting LDL-C Goals
About 2.7 Million ED Visits Reported for Sports Injuries in 2010 to 2016
Some Progress Made in Slowing Antibiotic Resistance-Linked Deaths
Too Few Medicare Beneficiaries With Diabetes Getting Eye Exams
Survey of U.S. Registered Nurses Points to Worsening Shortages
WHO to Test, Approve Generic Insulin
Minimum Age to Buy Tobacco, E-Cigarettes Raised in NY State
1999 to 2016 Saw Increase in U.S. Adults Trying to Lose Weight
Cannabis Use Disorder Up With Recreational Pot Legalization
Invasive Melanoma Incidence Decreasing in Teens, Young Adults
Health Groups Urge President to Ban All Flavored E-Cigarettes
Syringe Exchange Program Has Positive Impact on HIV Diagnoses
AHA: Intensive BP Control May Increase Life Expectancy
Physical Activity After Cancer Diagnosis Improves Survival
Less Weight Regain With EHR-Based Tracking Plus Coaching
AHA: About One in Three With ASCVD Not Receiving Flu Shot
Double Lung Transplant Performed for Vaping-Related Illness
AHA: Cardiovascular Risk Factors Tied to Increased Cancer Risk
Juul Stops Sales of Mint-Flavored E-Cigarettes
More Awareness of Choosing Wisely Campaign Needed for Nurses
Number of Potentially Excess Deaths Up in Nonmetropolitan Counties
CDC: Number of Vaping-Linked Lung Illnesses Tops 2,000
Early Postop Infection Ups One-Year Infection, Mortality Risk
Ibuprofen Does Not Increase Postpartum Blood Pressure
Mailing HPV Kits to Underscreened Women Can Up Screening
San Francisco Vaping Ban Upheld by Voters
Exercise Should Be Prescribed to Cancer Survivors
Risk Calculator Predicts Morbidity in T2DM, Obesity
Weight-Loss Counseling With Group Visits Improves HbA1c
Menopause Occurs at Median Age of 48 in Canadian Women With HIV
Medical Practices Burdened by Regulatory Requirements
2010 to 2016 Saw Increase in Teens Admitted to ED for Abuse
Prevalence of E-Cigarette Use High Among U.S. Preteens, Teens
FDA: Biotin Supplements Could Affect Results of Medical Tests
Effect of Legislation on School Vaccination Rates May Be Limited
Poll: Many Seniors Do Not Follow Instructions Related to Antibiotics
Dr. Stephen Hahn Nominated to Head FDA
One in Three Young Adults Get Meds for Opioid Use Disorder After Overdose
Religious Exemption Rate for Vaccination Up in 2017 to 2018
2007 to 2016 Saw Increase in Child Psychiatrists in U.S.
Type 2 Diabetes Linked to Higher Risk for Vertebral Fractures
CDC: 1 Dead, 8 Hospitalized in Salmonella Outbreak Tied to Ground Beef
Juul Shipped Tainted Products, Lawsuit Alleges
Close to 1,900 Cases of Vaping-Linked Lung Illness Reported, CDC Says
Quarter of Fetal Abnormalities ID'd in Late Third-Trimester US
Small Drop in Calories Purchased With Labeling in Restaurants
Survey Reveals Many Americans Lack Cancer Prevention Knowledge
J&J Says No Asbestos Detected in New Tests of Baby Powder
Groups Urge Ban of Mint, Menthol E-Cigarette Flavors
White House Launches Website to Help Those Battling Substance Abuse
Many Patients Take OTC Meds That May Interact With Apixaban
CDC: U.S. Life Expectancy Up Slightly, Mortality Lower in 2017
CDC: Most Patients With Vaping-Related Lung Injury Report THC Use
Facebook Launches Preventive Health Tool
Readmissions Up for Preexisting HAIs With Home Discharge
Medicaid Expansion Has Positive Effect on Diabetes Management
Prevalence of Pain Higher in Children With Autism
Outcomes Poor With Medical Care From Fraud, Abuse Perpetrators
AAP: Antihistamine Use for Anaphylaxis May Delay Care Seeking
Early-Stage Alzheimer Disease Has Adverse Financial Consequences
AAP: Most Moms Unconcerned With Informal Milk Sharing
Bans on Flavored Products Can Cut Any Tobacco Use in Teens
Family Involvement Cuts Postop Delirium in Older Patients
FDA: N.J. Company Must Stop Selling Unapproved Flavored Vaping Products
Disneyland Visitors May Have Been Exposed to Measles
CDC: Cases of Vaping-Linked Lung Illness Now Top 1,600
Knee, Hip Arthritis Increase Risk for Social Isolation in Elderly
CHEST: Blood Transfusion Practices Should Be Revisited
One in Eight U.S. Pharmacies Closed in 2009 Through 2015
More Choices, Lower Premiums for ACA Consumers Next Year
Long-Term Lung Function Declines Even for Prior Low-Intensity Smokers
Zantac Recalled by Sanofi
ASA: Unnecessary Opioids Often Prescribed After C-Section
Topical Wound Oxygen Therapy Helps Heal Diabetic Foot Ulcers
Occupational Use of Disinfectants May Up Risk for Developing COPD
Most Physicians Treating STIs Do Not Have Meds on Hand
NATA: Single-Sport Focus Not Good for Children
Johnson & Johnson Recalls Baby Powder Due to Presence of Asbestos
Most Cardiovascular Disease Deaths Now Occur at Home
Use of E-Cigarettes in U.K. Tied to Quit Rates Among Smokers
CDC: Coverage 94.7 Percent for Two Doses of MMR in 2018 to 2019
CDC: Vaccination Coverage Generally High for Those Born in 2015-16
Juul Stopping Sales of Fruit, Dessert Flavors of E-Cigarettes
Depression, Anxiety, Stress Impact Adherence to Cardiac Rehab
Suicide, Homicide Rates Up Among Youth Aged 10 to 24
Opioid Crisis Cost United States $631 Billion Over Four Years
Sweetened Drinks Represent Majority of Children's Drink Sales
High Perceived Stress Tied to Higher Blood Pressure in Blacks
Decrease Seen in Football Practice-Related Concussions
Meat Study Authors Have Financial Ties to Beef Industry
Rates of Head, Neck Melanoma Up in North American Youth
Black Patients With Diabetes Have Higher 30-Day Readmission Rates
Increase in Suicide Attempts Seen for Black Adolescents
2009-2015 Saw Breastfeeding Up for Most Races/Ethnicities
Global Prevalence of Pediatric Hypertension About 4 Percent
Patients With T2DM Who Have Flu More Likely to Be Hospitalized
Nearly 5 Million Youth Are Obese in the United States
Caution Urged When Taking Patients Off Opioid Painkillers
Ibrutinib Therapy Linked to New, Worsened Hypertension
Too Much, Too Little Weight Gain May Harm Twin Pregnancies
CDC: Seasonal Influenza Viruses Circulating in Southern Hemisphere
Close to 1,300 Cases of Vaping-Linked Illness Now Identified
Rate of Advancement of Feeding Volume Does Not Impact Survival
Anaphylactic Reactions Tied to PICC Insertion With Magnetic Tip
Racial, Ethnic Minorities Want to See Doctor Who Shares Their Culture
Screening for Bacterial Vaginosis in Pregnancy Not Advised
Medicare Fraud-Prevention Rules to Be Revised
Out-of-Office BP Readings More Predictive in Black Adults
Acute Respiratory Viral Illness Surveillance Possible in Long-Term Care
Maintaining Weight Loss Cuts Cardiovascular Risk in T2DM
Foreign-Born Women in U.S. Less Likely to Have Mammograms
2017 to 2018 Saw Increases in Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Syphilis
California Pharmacists Can Dispense HIV Prevention Meds Without Rx
Walgreens and Kroger Halt E-Cigarette Sales
Only Half of Pregnant Women Receive Recommended Vaccines
Pediatric Firearm Injury Prevention Research Underfunded
Cost of Waste in U.S. Health System Estimated
Testosterone, Estradiol Levels May Play Role in Sex Differences in Asthma
OTC Meds Often Used in Drug-Related Suicide Attempts in Youth
Bill Aims to Limit Nicotine in E-Cigarette Products
Guideline for Community-Acquired Pneumonia Updated
Increasing Intake of Any Sugary Drink Ups Diabetes Risk
Back Sleeping in Late Pregnancy Linked to Lower Birth Weight
Indoor Tanning May Up Risk for Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Treatment of Male Breast Cancer Has Evolved From 2004 to 2014
Food Insecurity Linked to Chronic Disease in Young Adults
Fairly Modest Weight Loss Tied to Diabetes Remission
Survey: Many U.S. Adults Not Planning to Get Flu Vaccine
2014 to 2018 Saw Drop in Flavored Tobacco Products in Youth
United States Will Keep Measles Elimination Status
Cases of Serious Vaping-Linked Lung Injury Now Top 1,000
Risk Calculator Can Help Predict Postmenopausal Morbidity
2014 to 2018 Saw Decrease in Twin Birth Rate in U.S.
Ligelizumab Safely, Effectively Treats Hives
Urinary Catheters Not Needed for Joint Replacement Surgery
Isoniazid Tx to Prevent TB Ups Risks During HIV+ Pregnancy
Bans on Flavored Electronic Cigarettes Continue
Gradual ACS Symptom Onset Linked to Delay in Presentation for Acute Care
Monitoring HTN Med Adherence Does Not Improve BP Control
Youngest in Classroom at Higher Risk for Diagnosis of Depression
Few Critical Care Nurses Feel Competent in Providing Palliative Care
Only Half of Ear, Nose, Throat Infections Receive Recommended Antibiotics
USPSTF Finds Evidence Lacking to Prevent Illicit Drug Use in Youth
Juul Halts Funding for San Francisco Vaping Ballot Initiative
FDA: Pacemakers, Insulin Pumps Could Be Hacking Targets
Food Insecurity Prevalent Among Medicare Enrollees
Glycemic Control Worse Than Thought in Adults With T1DM
Panel Votes Yes to Current Level of Red, Processed Meat Intake
Washington State Bans Sale of Flavored Electronic Cigarettes
CVS Halts Sales of OTC Zantac
Recommendations Updated for Management of Pediatric ADHD
Crude Incidence of Candidemia 8.7 Per 100,000 in 2012 to 2016
Eight Touchpoints May Predict Opioid Overdoses
2009 to 2017 Saw Pediatric Developmental Disability Increase
Sports Specialization Ups Injury Risk, Especially in Girls
CDC: THC May Be to Blame for Most Vaping-Related Illnesses
Recommendations Developed for Evaluating Chronic Diarrhea
ASCO: More Than One in Five Millennials Use E-Cigarettes
Average Annual Premium for Workers Increased in 2019
More Than 800 Cases of Vaping-Linked Illness Reported in 46 States
Oral Health Symptoms in Seniors Associated With Cognitive Decline
Primary Care Use Aids Patients With Diabetes and Coexisting Psych Disorders
Telecontraception Seems a Promising Option for Patients
ACOG Updates Guidance on OTC Contraception Access
E-Cigarette Maker Juul Stops All Advertising, Replaces CEO
Quality of Carbohydrates, Protein Has Improved in U.S. Diet
Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Mortality Persist in the U.S.
CDC: Infant Outcomes Worst for Those Born in the Delta
ACA Provided Care to 1.9 Million People With Diabetes
USPSTF Urges Asymptomatic Bacteriuria Screening in Pregnancy
More Blood Pressure Drugs Recalled
Vaping-Related Death in Kansas Brings National Total to Nine
Behavioral Treatment Helps Reduce Insomnia in Cancer Survivors
Vasomotor Symptoms in Women Tied to Higher Risk for CVD Events
Girls Take Longer to Recover From Concussion Than Boys
Nut Consumption Tied to Less Annual Weight Gain, Obesity
Protected Health Info Breaches Compromise Sensitive Data
Exercise May Slow Brain Deterioration in Alzheimer Disease
Higher Fat Mass May Up Risk for Major Adverse CV Events in T2DM
Emergency Departments Need to Up HIV Testing, Linkage to Care
Rate of Vaping Has Doubled Since 2017 Among U.S. Adolescents
11 Percent of Cancers Detected Via Emergency Department Visit
CDC: Asthma Visit Rates Decreased From 2001 to 2016
Vaping-Linked Lung Illness Claims Eighth Life
CDC: Cases of Vaping-Linked Lung Illness Rise to 530 Across 38 States
Rates of Diabetes Higher at Lower BMIs Among Minorities
Maker Halts Distribution of Generic Zantac Due to Possible Carcinogen
Few Trauma Patients Assessed for Effects of PTSD, Acute Stress
Many Hospitals, Practices Not Screening for Social Needs
Seniors Should Undergo Annual Cognitive Health Assessment
Anemia in Early Pregnancy May Harm Child Neurodevelopment
New York State Institutes Ban on Flavored E-Cigarettes
Diabetes Distress Common at Large Midwestern University
Hysterectomy Tied to Long-Term Risk for Depression, Anxiety
Nonphysician Providers Rarely Interpret Diagnostic Images
Vaping-Linked Lung Illness Claims Seventh Victim
Gaps in Physician Knowledge, Management of Prediabetes ID'd
Men Less Knowledgeable About HPV, HPV Vaccination
New York State to Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes
No New U.S. Measles Cases Reported Last Week
Biopsychosocial Frailty Measure Predicts Risk for Dementia
Primary Care Faces Challenges in Caring for Kidney Disease
Suicide Rates Increasing for Male, Female Youths in U.S.
CDC Revises Number of Vaping-Linked Lung Illnesses to 380
FDA: Zantac May Contain Small Amounts of Known Carcinogen
Women With Heart Attack Do Present With Typical Symptoms
Fewer Children Receiving Care at Family Medicine Practices
Helmets Are Underutilized by Cyclists in the United States
Nine States Now Have an Obesity Rate Above 35 Percent
n-3 PUFAs Do Not Lower Risk for Early Preterm Delivery
More Time Spent on Social Media May Harm Teen Mental Health
Incidence of T2DM Rising in Fewer Populations Since 2006
EPA to Phase Out Chemical Testing on Mammals
President Pushing for Nationwide Ban on Flavored E-Cigarettes
New Tool Measures Patients' Perceptions of Stroke Care
Supine, Non-Left-Sided Sleep Not Linked to Pregnancy Outcomes
Insulin Pump Therapy Use Has Increased Since 1995
Users of Flavored E-Cigarettes Report Greater Satisfaction
USPSTF: Evidence Lacking for Cognitive Screening in Older Adults
Poverty Rate Drops, but Fewer Americans Have Health Insurance
AMA: Do Not Use Electronic Cigarettes
Malnutrition Common in Older Brazilians Hospitalized for Cancer
Studies Look at E-Cigarette Use Linked to Pulmonary Illness
FDA Warns Juul About Illegal Marketing Claims, Pitch to Youth
Use of Pain Reliever Tramadol May Up Risk for Hypoglycemia
Childhood Food Insecurity Tied to Poor Health Outcomes, Developmental Risk
1970 to 2010 Saw Large Jump in Hypertension During Pregnancy
Social Media Addiction May Harm Nurses' Performance
Study Reveals Mixed Effects on Health for Vegetarian Diet
Health Officials Close in on Culprit in Vaping Lung Injury Cases
Updated Recommendations, Levels of Care Categorized for Pediatric ICUs
New Facebook, Instagram Pop-Ups Counter Vaccine Misinformation
Second Possible Death Reported in U.S. From Vaping-Related Lung Illness
Proximity to Outbreak May Affect Attitudes in Vaccine Doubters
Decreased Humoral Immunity to Mumps Seen in Young Adults
Drinking Soft Drinks Tied to Higher Risk for Early Death
Low-Fat Dietary Pattern Offers Long-Term Health Benefits
Leading Causes of Adult Mortality Vary by Country Income Levels
Officials Say New York City Measles Outbreak Over
Some Hospital-Acquired Pressure Injuries Are Unavoidable
Pediatric Flu Vaccine Guidelines Updated for 2019-20 Season
Interest in Marijuana, Cannabinoids for Pain Rising Rapidly
As Lung Injury Cases Rise, CDC Advises 'Do Not Vape'
CDC: Mumps Outbreak Reported in Migrant Detention Facilities
FDA: Risk From Tainted Blood Pressure Drugs Very Low
1984 to 2016 Saw Increase in Age of Death for HIV-Infected
Elder Abuse Most Commonly Perpetrated by Family Members
Guidelines Updated for Vaccination in Multiple Sclerosis
More Youth Being Exposed to Secondhand Aerosol From E-Cigs
Vaccine-Related Searches on Pinterest Will Show Only Public Health Organizations
Low Nurse and Support Staffing Tied to Higher Inpatient Mortality
Long-Term Night-Shift Work May Up Risk for Multiple Sclerosis
USPSTF Advises Broader Age Range for Hep C Screening
Decline in Mortality Rates for Cardiometabolic Disease Slowing
Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids Have Little, No Impact on Diabetes
Survival Poor for Elderly Admitted to Long-Term Acute Care Setting
Few Oncologists Suggest Health Promotion to Cancer Survivors
Tourist With Measles Visited Southern California Attractions
Aerobic Exercise Programs Benefit Stroke Survivors
In-Store E-Cigarette Marketing Influences Use in Young People
ACIP Recommendations Updated for 2019-20 U.S. Flu Season
Patient Confidentiality Rule Changes Aim to Fight U.S. Opioid Crisis
Low-Cost, Fixed-Dose Polypill Reduces Risk for Major CV Events
Most HPV-Linked Cancers Due to Types Targeted by 9vHPV Vaccine
Coverage With HPV Vaccine Continuing to Increase in Boys
Type 2 Diabetes Risk Up With Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intensifying BP Meds at Hospital Discharge May Harm Elderly
Some Cities in Texas Susceptible to Measles Outbreaks
Many Providers Fail to Discuss Sun-Safe Behaviors With Patients
More Physical Activity at Any Intensity May Reduce Mortality
Virtual Reality Program Reduces Pain in Hospitalized Patients
Quitting Smoking Linked to Lower CVD Risk Within Five Years
Private Rooms Help Sustain Lower Rates of Some Nosocomial Colonization
Women With Diabetes More Likely Than Men to Not Take Meds as Prescribed
Planned Parenthood Withdraws From Federal Family Planning Program
Childhood-Onset IBD Ups Risk for Psychiatric Morbidity
Most U.K. Patients With UTI Receive Antibiotics on Same Day
Alcohol Consumption in Pregnancy Ups Miscarriage Risk
Parent-Targeted Intervention Can Up Communication With Teens
Hypoglycemia Up With Intensive Glucose-Lowering Therapy
Parents Divided on Primary Care Policies for Unvaccinated Patients
Cases of Severe Lung Injury After Vaping Reported in Three States
Intensive BP Therapy Not Beneficial in Nursing Home Residents
Diabetes Education, Support Cuts Hypoglycemia Risk
Recommendations Developed for Management of Lyme Disease
Up to Half of Patients Do Not Disclose Imminent Threats to Physicians
Mental Health Burden Increased for Gender-Minority College Students
Advertising Can Promote Interest in Health-Related Research
Vaping Industry Group Sues to Delay FDA Review of E-Cigarettes
FDA Proposes Graphic Warning Labels on Cigarettes
Model Predicts Hypoglycemia Risk in Adults With Diabetes
Nonpersistence, Low Adherence to BP Meds Common in Under 65s
2005-2016 Saw No Improvement in Diabetes Care Cascade
Burden of Obesity-Associated Cancers Shifted to Younger Age Groups
Impulsivity Lower When Children Meet Sleep, Screen Time Guides
CDC: Prescription Drug Use Similar in United States, Canada
Non-Hospital-Based Provider-to-Patient Telehealth Use Growing
USPSTF Recommends Screening Adults for Illicit Drug Use
BP From Midlife to Late Life Tied to Risk for Subsequent Dementia
'Miracle Mineral Solution' Is No Miracle Cure, FDA Warns
Type 1 Diabetes Misdiagnosed in One-Fourth of Children, Adults
Coffee May Speed Up Recovery of Function After Bowel Surgery
Racial, Ethnic Disparities in Care for Preemies Have Narrowed
Ultrasound Aids IV Line Placement in Children
Seniors With Dementia at Home Have More Medical Needs
Use of Technology Now Included in Standards of Diabetes Care
Few at Risk for Diabetes Report Being Informed by Provider
Nurse-Led Quality Initiative Cuts Hypoglycemia in ICU Patients
Endometriosis Tied to Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes
HbA1c, BMI Linked to Stillbirth Risk in Women With Diabetes
Delayed/Foregone Care More Likely for Cancer Survivors With HDHPs
Warnings Issued to Companies Illegally Selling E-Liquid, Hookah Products
FDA Reports More Seizures Among Vapers
Younger CRC Patients More Likely to Present With Abdominal Pain
Nurse Intervention Using Tech May Improve PID Care in Youth
Medicare Spending on Essential Medicines Up 116 Percent From 2011 to 2015
At-Home Support Helps Stroke Patients Adjust After Hospitalization
Some Cancer Trends Differ for Oldest Old in the United States
USPSTF Reaffirms Recs Against Screening for Pancreatic Cancer
Exercise During Pregnancy May Boost Infant Development
Infant Suffocation Deaths in Bed Increased From 1996 to 2016
Lifestyle Counseling Frequency, CV Outcomes Linked in Diabetes
Transdermal Optical Imaging Shows Promise for Measuring BP
Vaccination Does Not Up Risk for Developing Multiple Sclerosis
Electric Fans Help in Hot, Humid Conditions but Not Hot, Dry Ones
Vaping Likely to Blame for 14 Hospitalizations in Two States
Study Explores Dose Ranges for Efpeglenatide in Early T2DM
BP, Waist Circumference, Lipids Should Be Measured Regularly
Childhood Physical Activity Improves Lung Function for Adolescent Girls
More Social Contact at Age 60 Linked to Lower Dementia Risk
U.S. Hospital Patients Receive More Opioids Versus Other Countries
Risk for Developing Frailty High in Older Adults
U.S. Air Force Orders Day Off Training to Focus on Suicide Epidemic
Age-Adjusted Drug Overdose Death Rate Higher in Urban Counties
Complementary Infant Feeding Guidelines May Lead to Overfeeding
Brand-Brand Competition Has Not Cut Prices in Pharma Market
Compliance With Meds Falters With Age in Youth Born With HIV
Transmission Risks Up for HIV-Positive Injection Drug Users
Trump Admin Announces Plan to Allow Drug Imports From Canada
Early Menarche Linked to Risk for T2DM in Rural Chinese Women
One Dose of HPV Vaccine May Be Sufficient in Certain Situations
Recommendations Decreased for Cough, Cold Medicine in U.S.
Hot Pavement Can Burn Feet in Seconds
Oral Semaglutide Reduces HbA1c, Weight in Patients With T2DM
Moving House in First Trimester Linked to Worse Infant Outcomes
With Standard Care, BP Control Still Worse in Low-Income Areas
CDC: General Fertility Rate, Teen Birth Rate Decreasing in U.S.
New Opioid Rx Rules Coming for U.S. Employees' Health Plans
$70 Million Settlement Reached in Generic Drug Delay Case
Poll: Patients Want to Talk to Physicians About Self-Care
Work-Related Injuries Up Suicide and Drug-Related Death
SGLT-2 Inhibitor Use Not Linked to Increased Risk for UTI Events
N.C. Man Dies of Brain-Eating Amoeba After Visiting Water Park
Serious Falls Pose Risk to People Living With HIV
Consumer Products Tied to Three-Fourths of Youth Brain Injuries
Pediatricians Have Role to Play in Addressing Racism
Substantial Costs Attributable to Hospital-Acquired C. Difficile
JUUL E-Cigarettes Never Meant for Teens, Company Cofounder Says
Mortality Up in Women With Central Obesity, Regardless of BMI
Online Symptom Self-Management + Telehealth Aids Pain, Mood
Daily E-Cigarette Use May Increase Prolonged Cigarette Abstinence
Vitamin D Supplementation Beneficial for Glucose Metabolism
Most Pediatric In-Flight Medical Events Handled by Crew
Targeted Interventions Raise HPV Vaccine Acceptance in Women
Minor Changes in BMD Seen With Tenofovir PrEP in Short Term
Increase in Rates of Medical Imaging in Pregnancy in U.S., Canada
Mediterranean Diet May Reduce Gestational Diabetes Risk
Weight Loss Experiences Differ for Minority Groups With T2DM
WHO 'Treat All' Recommendation for HIV Widely Implemented
CDC: Mortality Rates Continue to Decrease for Hispanic Adults
Nonphysican Practitioners Filling Post-ACA Primary Care Gap
2001 to 2017 Saw Increase in Suicides in African-American Teens
Neural-Tube Defects Up for Offspring of Women on Dolutegravir
Smoking Has Long-Term Impact on Peripheral Artery Disease Risk
Nonprescription Antibiotic Use Seems Prevalent in the United States
Plant-Based Diets Inversely Linked to Risk for Type 2 Diabetes
New ACC/AHA Guidelines Detect More Cases of Gestational Hypertension
Pediatricians Can Play Role in Ensuring School Readiness
Family Support May Improve Asthma Outcomes in Poor Youth
Frequency of Cannabis Use Before, During Pregnancy Increasing
Supply of Opioids Predicts Long-Term Use in Injured Workers
Financial Incentives Help People Stop Smoking
Excess Risk for Diabetes-Linked Heart Failure Greater in Women
Current Antibiotic Stewardship Program Practices Characterized
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
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
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