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Machine-Learning Models Allow Early Detection of Sepsis in NICU
Average of 8.8 Inactive Ingredients Found in Oral Medications
ACC: Antibacterial Envelope Can Reduce CIED Infections
Extra Weight in Adolescence Tied to Later Risk for Renal Cancer
Induction for Late-Term Pregnancies at 41 Weeks Tied to Small Benefits
Opioid Prescriptions Dropped for New Users From 2012 to 2017
Mental Health Issues Have Risen in Teens, Young Adults
Guidelines Developed for Polymyxin Antibiotic Use
ASCO: Guidelines Released for Early Detection, Treatment of CRC
E-Cigarettes May Threaten Goal of Achieving Tobacco Endgame
Prenatal High-Dose Vitamin D Not Linked to Asthma at Age 6
Adding Bempedoic Acid to Statin Therapy Reduces LDL Cholesterol
Head of National Cancer Institute Named Acting FDA Commissioner
Mumps Causes Quarantine of Over 2,200 Immigrant Detainees
FDA Approves New Generic Valsartan to Ease Shortage
Homes With High Ventilation Rates Tied to Respiratory Issues
Active Bathing in Non-ICU Setting Does Not Cut Infections
Resistance Training May Prevent Type 2 Diabetes Progression
Bronchiolitis Hospitalization in Infancy Predicts More Admissions
CDC: Most Americans Report Excellent, Good Health
CDC: 228 Measles Cases Already in 2019
Parent Perception of E-Cig Safety Varies With Smoking Habits
Common Signs, Symptoms Do Not ID Dehydration in Seniors
Waiting Room Tool Aids Patient-Physician Communication
Moderate Muscle Strength Linked to Lower Risk for T2DM
CDC: Flu Season May Have Peaked
Long-Acting Regimen Noninferior to Daily ART for HIV-1
Sudden Unexpected Infant Death Up With Maternal Smoking
Children With Poorly Controlled Asthma Suffer Academically
Mumps Outbreak Reported at Temple University
Home Health Clinicians Frequently Lack Access to Hospital Records
Water Pipe Tobacco Smoking Addictive, Harmful to the Heart
GDM Linked to Increased Cardiovascular Event Risk Postpartum
ACC: Photoplethysmography Signal Can Detect Diabetes
CDC: GI, Respiratory Illnesses More Likely in Low-Income Children
Raspberries May Aid Glucose Control With Prediabetes
High-Quality, Plant-Based Diet Tied to Lower Risk for CVD Mortality
No Increased Risk Seen for Pregnancies Conceived Within Year of Stillbirth
Behavioral Intervention Ups Physical Activity in T2DM
Hospital-Onset MRSA Decreased From 2002 to 2015
Studies Look at Ways to Reduce Depressive Episodes in Obese
Second Man HIV-Free After Stem Cell Transplant
Heat Alerts May Come Too Late in Northern States
AAP: Social Media Companies Must Curb Spread of Vaccine Myths
FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb Resigns
Program in Peds Rheumatology Clinic Ups Education on Teratogenic Rx
Problems Identified With Gaps in EHR Functionality in Morning Rounds
MMR Not Linked to Autism in Danish Cohort Study
Breast Cancer Diagnosis Delays Seen With High-Deductible Health Plans
Eli Lilly to Sell Cheaper Version of Insulin Drug
Multidimensional Approach Cuts Unneeded Drug-Drug Interaction Alerts
Poll: Many Older Adults Report Feeling Lonely, Isolated
Oscillometric Devices Offer More Accurate Way to Measure BP
Pneumococcal Vaccination at Age 50 Prevents the Most Disease
Electronic Decision Support Tool Can Aid Asthma Care
New York City Measles Outbreak Cases Reach 121
FDA Warns Americans Not to Buy Drugs From Canadian Company
Wireless Sensor System Feasible for Monitoring Vital Signs in NICU
Antibiotic Delay Leads to Increased Risks in Seniors With UTI
AAD: Isotretinoin Exposure for Acne Not Linked to Depression Risk
Flu Vaccination During Pregnancy Does Not Cause Miscarriage
Young-Onset Colorectal Cancer May Often Be Misdiagnosed
Dietary Monitoring Key to Successful Weight Loss
AAAAI: Small Amounts of Dietary Peanuts Beneficial After Immunotherapy
CDC: Progress in HIV Prevention Has Stalled in the United States
Stewardship Programs Decrease Inpatient Fluoroquinolone Rx
Achievement of Targets in T2DM Varies by Season
Sufficient Investment Could Reduce HIV Epidemic by 2030
Poor Food Intake Common in Hospitalized Patients
Classroom Initiative Ups Participation in School Breakfast
Prognostic Bleeding Risk Models Developed for Aspirin Use
FDA: Thermography No Substitute for Mammograms
Some Characteristics Unique to Depression Before, After Birth
Incidence of Acute Myocardial Infarctions Up Among Young Women
Nonmedical Rx Opioid Use in Teens Linked to Parental Use
Prenatal Care Inadequate for Moms With Child Taken Into Care
Serious Medical Outcomes Reported With Kratom Exposure
Most Patients Do Not Disclose Complementary Medicine Use
National Health Spending Set to Increase 5.5 Percent Annually
One-Third of PCPs Discuss Breast Cancer Treatments With Patients
Intervention Can Reduce Orders for Inpatient Urine Cultures
2005 to 2015 Saw Drop in Primary Care Physician Supply
U.S. Agencies Probing Johnson & Johnson Over Asbestos in Talc
FDA Advances Regulation to Ensure Sunscreen Safety, Efficacy
8 More U.S. Communities to Be Assessed for PFAS Toxin Exposure
Vertical Integration Has Little Impact on Quality Measures
Experimental Test May Quickly Diagnose Sepsis
FDA Head Says Feds May Intervene to Cut Vaccine Exemptions
Prenatal Fluconazole Exposure Increases Neonatal Risks
Black-White Cancer Mortality Gap Decreasing in Some Age Groups
Eating Nuts Tied to Reduced CVD Incidence, Death in T2DM Patients
Deep Learning-Enhanced Device Detects Diabetic Retinopathy
CDC: Salmonella Cases Tied to Raw Turkey Products Now at 279
FDA Warns About 'Miracle' Young Blood Infusion Treatments
Low Vitamin D Tied to High Blood Glucose Levels in Women
Clinical Apps Up Quality of Care for Stable Ischemic Heart Disease
Hospital Prices Growing Faster Than Physician Prices
Nurse Navigators Aid Outcomes After Heart Attack Discharge
FDA Approves First Customizable Insulin Pump
Primary Care Providers Can Improve Diabetic Retinopathy Screening
CDC: Heterosexual Syphilis Transmission Up for Drug Users
CDC: Severity of Influenza Season Low Through Feb. 2, 2019
Subsymptom Threshold Exercise Speeds Concussion Recovery
Physical Activity Down Across Chronic Disease Subgroups
Human Milk Microbiota Shaped by Maternal Factors, Feeding Method
Risk for MRSA Reduced With Postdischarge Decolonization
Rates of Osteonecrosis of the Jaw Low for Denosumab-Treated Women
High Rates of MenB Vaccination Advised in University Outbreaks
Sinks by Toilets in ICU Patient Rooms Harbor Harmful Bacteria
USPSTF Recommends Counseling to Prevent Perinatal Depression
CDC: Student Tobacco Use Increased From 2017 to 2018
Health Care Spending Per Person Increased to $5,641 in 2017
CDC: Screening Policies for Critical Congenital Heart Dz Widespread
Many Systematic Reviews Do Not Fully Report Adverse Events
Low Fitness, Obesity Linked to Later Disability Pension
Many Children Not Receiving Needed Mental Health Treatment
Racial/Ethnic, Income Variation ID'd in the Opioid Epidemic
Women Less Likely to Get Periop Care Before Hip Fracture Surgery
Children With Autism More Often Have Sleep Problems
More Than a Half Million Deaths From Breast Cancer Averted
Rates of Diabetes Screening High Among Adults Age ≥45
Measles Outbreak Triggers Sharp Rise in Demand for Vaccine
High-Risk HPV Infection Linked to Increased Risk for CVD in Women
CDC: Heart Attack Awareness Improved Since 2008
Diagnostic Delays Common in Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Dialysis Staff-Initiated CPR Ups Outcomes in Cardiac Arrest
FDA: Number of U.S. Women With Breast Implant-Caused Cancer Has Increased
T2DM Initially Remits in Majority Who Undergo Gastric Bypass
Recommendations Updated for Tonsillectomy in Children
EEG-Guided Anesthesia Does Not Cut Postop Delirium in Seniors
Antidepressant Overprescribing Appears Common in Elderly
Hypertensive Crisis Prevalent in Urban African-Americans
Type 2 Diabetes Risk Up With PCOS Regardless of BMI
USPSTF Still Recommends Against Pancreatic Cancer Screening
Reading, Math Scores No Different for Children With T1DM
8 Questions Helpful for Assessing IBD in Primary Care
Evidence of Therapeutic Efficacy Substantial for Cannabis Use
AAP Releases 2019 Childhood Immunization Schedules
Burden of Sudden Cardiac Death Higher in Black Men, Women
Few Teens Meet Sleep, Exercise, Screen-Time Guidelines
Updated ACIP Immunization Schedule Released for Adults
Expanded Recall of Warfarin Level Monitoring Test Strips
Washington State Measles Cases Now at 48 Since Jan. 1
Unrestrained Driver Predicts Unrestrained Child Passenger
E-Cigarette Use Linked to Cigarette Initiation in Adolescents
Some Obesity-Related Cancers Increasing in Younger Adults
Maternal Glucose in Pregnancy Tied to Child's Glucose Outcomes
Pharmacist-Led Phone Follow-Up May Cut Readmission Rates
CDC: Most Black HIV Patients Interviewed for Partner Services
AHA: Nearly Half of U.S. Adults Have Cardiovascular Disease
More High-Value Care Associated With Receipt of Primary Care
Symptom Combos Suggesting Laryngeal Cancer Identified
Meta-Analysis: Small Weight Increase Seen for Breakfast Eaters
Management of MS in Pregnancy Reviewed in U.K. Guideline
E-Cigarettes More Effective for Smoking Cessation
Small Increase in HbA1c Seen With Switch to Human Insulin in T2DM
FDA Receives an 'F' in Tobacco Prevention Report Card
Expanded Recall Announced for Ibuprofen Oral Suspension Drops
Undisturbed Maternal Sleep Tied to Higher Risk for Late Stillbirth
Avoiding Full-Blown Diabetes Cuts Cardiovascular Risk
Prophylaxis for Gonococcal Eye Infections in Newborns Advised
Large Insulin Price Hike to Be Investigated by U.S. Congress
Few Patients With Type 1 Diabetes Meeting HbA1c Goals
Financial Stress, Coronary Heart Disease Linked in African-Americans
Helmet Use Low Among Standing Electric Scooter Riders
Washington State Declares Health Emergency as Measles Spreads
Machine Learning Methods Can Detect UTI in Dementia Patients
Lean Body Mass in Childhood Linked to Lung Function at 15
Virtual Video Visits Liked by Patients, Providers
Assessment Tools Aid Risk Planning at Nursing Homes
Many Teens Not Up to Date on HPV Vaccination
Home-Based Program Achieves Hypertension Control
Report IDs Areas Lacking Good Practice in Health Tech Assessment
Fried Chicken, Fish Linked to All-Cause, Cardiovascular Death
Measles Outbreak Prompts Public Emergency in Washington State
Short Duration Between Dinner, Bed Has No Effect on HbA1c
Body Size, Physical Activity Could Impact Odds of Reaching 90
Initiative Tied to Decreased Racial Inequity in Breastfeeding
Doctors Should Encourage Exercise in Patients With Diabetes, CV Disease
Insulin Price More Than Doubled in the United States
Herd Protection Seen With 4-Valent HPV Vaccination
Medical Cannabis Decisions Being Made by Users, Not Doctors
FDA Chief Threatens to Halt E-Cigarette Sales
Wearable Sensor Data Help ID Children With Internalizing Dx
Poor Glycemic Control in Type 1 Diabetes Tied to Fracture Risk
Review Gives Guidance to Support Teens With Gender Dysphoria
For-Profit Nursing Program Grads Perform Worse on Licensure Test
Guidelines Developed for Managing Severe Atopic Dermatitis
CDC: Opioid Prescribing Higher in Rural Versus Urban Areas
Messages for Increasing Parental Confidence in HPV Vaccine ID'd
Radiographic Knee Osteoarthritis Tied to Increased Risk for Death
Mandated Neonatal Abstinence Reporting Helps Quantify Cases
Inappropriate Antibiotic Rx Common in Privately Insured
Trained Alert Dogs Can Detect Impending T1DM-Related Events
FDA Down to 5 Weeks of Funding to Review New Drug Applications
Prevalence of Knee OA Lower With Menopausal Hormone Therapy
Temporary Impairment in HRQOL After Teen Sports Concussion
High Symptom Burden in Elderly Linked to Adverse Outcomes
Achieving Healthy Diet From Sustainable Food Feasible
Asthma Undiagnosed in One in Five Urban Adolescents
Low-Income Women Lack Menstrual Hygiene Supplies
Adoption of Advanced Health IT Capabilities Inconsistent
Accidental IV Dislodgement Reported to Be Very Common
Review Shares Best Practices for Evaluating Penicillin Allergy
Replacing Sitting Time With Activity Lowers Mortality Risk
Components of Ideal Cardio Health Cut Diabetes Risk
Delayed Contraception Leads to Early Unwanted Pregnancy
Recalling Positive Memories May Cut Depression Risk for Teens
Opioids Now More Deadly for Americans Than Traffic Accidents
Breast Cancer Incidence Up With Persistent Vasomotor Symptoms
Lack of Parent-Teen Agreement About Teen Suicidal Thoughts
Postpartum New-Onset Mental Illness Risk Up With IBD
Menopausal Hormone Tx Use Down Post-WHI Recommendations
Couples Intervention May Aid Partners of Diabetes Patients
One in Five Back Pain Patients Experience Persistent Pain
Expanding Pharmacist Practice Scope Could Reduce ED Overcrowding
About Half of Young Patients Have Had Private Time With Doctors
Drug Overdose Death Rate Increasing Among Middle-Aged Women
CDC: Flu Cases Hit 7 Million in the United States
Prices Still Explain High U.S. Health Care Spending
Adverse Birth Outcomes Up for Women With H1N1 Flu in ICU
Chronic Fatigue Patients May Not Receive Proper ED Care
Use of Diabetes Monitoring Tests in Primary Care Suboptimal
High Fiber Intake Tied to Lower Risk for Noncommunicable Disease
CDC: E. Coli Outbreak Linked to Romaine Lettuce Is Over
FDA: Chocolates, Candies May Be Contaminated With Hepatitis A
E-Cigarette Aerosol Exposure Tied to Asthma Symptoms
Private Equity Acquisition of Physician Practices Discussed
Obesity Linked to Lower Gray Matter Brain Volume
Smartphone App Can Detect Early Signs of Opioid Overdose
Measles Outbreak in New York State Largest in Recent History
Depression Tied to Worse Asthma Outcomes in Urban Teens
Increase in Brand-Name Drug Cost Mainly Due to Existing Drugs
Many Female Health Care Workers Live in Poverty
Nursing Intervention Promotes Better Sleep for Inpatients
No Increased Fall Risk With HTN Treatment in Older Women
Long Work Hours Tied to Poor Glycemic Control in T2DM
Medical Marketing Has Increased in Past 20 Years
USPSTF Affirms Guidance for Hep B Screening at First Prenatal Visit
Women With CVD Have Worse Self-Reported Outcomes
Cancer Death Rate in U.S. Decreased Continuously From 1991 to 2016
ACA Coverage Gains Could Erode Without Individual Mandate
Strict Ordinances Tied to Lower Youth Tobacco Use
Single-Family Rooms May Benefit Very Preterm Infants
Feeling Life Is Worthwhile Linked to Healthier Aging
Antibiotics Prescribed for Children More Often at Nonpediatric EDs
Rx Opioids Up Pneumonia Risk in Patients With, Without HIV
Exercise Can Consistently Lower Blood Pressure
Childhood Hodgkin Lymphoma Survivors at Risk for Later Cancers
About 11 Percent of U.S. Adults Have Food Allergy
Employment, Earning Losses Noted After Cardiovascular Events
Recent Nasal Preps Less Effective Than Injected Vax for Flu in Kids
Gabapentin Improves Sexual Function in Provoked Vulvodynia
Income Volatility Linked to CVD, All-Cause Mortality
Prenatal Valproate Exposure Linked to Increased ADHD Risk
Health Benefits of Nonsugar Sweeteners Uncertain
School Nutrition Programs Slow BMI Gains in Children
Applying Population Health Data IDs Patients at Risk for CVD
Functional Milestones Identified for Persons With Down Syndrome
Moderate Drinking Not Harmful for Seniors With Heart Failure
Pediatric Mortality Rate From Opioid Poisoning Rose 1999 to 2016
Child Pneumonia Rate Dropped Globally From 2000 to 2015
Study Reveals High Rate of Phlebitis Caused by IV Cannulas
Sexual-Minority Patients Prefer Nonverbal Data Collection
Partner-Delivered HIV Self-Testing Can Up Linkage to Care
Impaired Cognitive Status Impacts Rehab Potential in SNFs
College Students at Increased Risk for SgB Meningococcal Dz
Proportion of Cancers Due to Excess Body Weight Varies by State
Price of Alirocumab Would Have to Be Cut to Be Cost-Effective
Limited Examination Detects Scabies With High Sensitivity
Smoking Habits Do Not Differ for Teens With, Without Asthma
Nurse-Led Program in Primary Care Can Up Detection of Liver Dz
Second-Line Antidiabetic Meds May Impact Cardiovascular Risk
ACOG Updates Guidelines for Gestational HTN, Preeclampsia
Pregnancy Complications Up for Women Born at Low Birth Weight
Toll on Health From Depression, Anxiety Akin to Smoking, Obesity
Many EDs Do Not Have Pediatric Area, Emergency Care Coordinator
Low-Priced Generic Drugs Most Likely to Have Shortages
More Than Two-Thirds of Drug OD Deaths in 2017 Involved Opioids
New BP Treatment Cutoffs May Not Yield Survival Benefit
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
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
'Aggressive Steps' Needed to Stop Adolescent Use of E-Cigarettes
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February 22 2019 - February 25 2019American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, Feb. 22-25
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November 10 2018 - November 12 2018American Heart Association, Nov. 10-12
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