Nursing News

CDC: Prevalence of Smoking Quit Attempts Unchanged in Most States
Prevalence of Suicide Ideation 4.6 Percent in Pregnant Women
Systolic, Diastolic HTN Contribute to Adverse CV Events
About One in 20 Patients Exposed to Preventable Harm
CDC Assesses Burden of Eye Disorders in Adults With Diabetes
Safety Practice Violations ID'd in Septic Arthritis Outbreak
Menstrual Cups Seem Safe for Menstruation Management
Educational Handout May Increase Receipt of Child Flu Shot
Flexible Family Visitation Policy Does Not Cut Delirium in ICU
HIV-Infected Cells Persist in CSF in Individuals on Long-Term ART
Frequent Fried Food Intake Increases Risk for Coronary Artery Disease
Practitioner Empathy Has Lasting Benefit After T2DM Diagnosis
Productivity Loss Sizable With Menstruation-Related Symptoms
Rabies Warning Issued for Walt Disney World Resort Area
Prolonged TV Viewing Tied to CVD Events, Mortality in Blacks
CDC: Workplace Absenteeism High in 2017/2018 Flu Season
U.S. Health, Economic Burden of Uncontrolled Asthma Projected
Serious Misdiagnosis-Related Harms Mostly Due to 'Big Three'
Kratom Use Associated With Significant Toxicities
Feeding Examination Can Avert Surgical Frenotomy Procedures
Awareness, Use of PrEP on Rise Among Men Who Have Sex With Men
Health Care Professionals Exhibit Gender Bias
Rimegepant Shows Promise for Relief From Migraine Attacks
Exposure to 2009 pH1N1 Vaccine During Pregnancy Seems Safe
Sugary Beverage Consumption Linked to Increased Cancer Risk
High Sodium, High Fiber Both Increase Bloated Feeling
New WIC Food Options Improve Maternal, Birth Outcomes
About 12 Percent With Ankle Sprain Fill Opioid Prescriptions
Guidance Updated for Managing Infants at Risk for Group B Strep
Two Algorithms Can ID Patients at Risk for HIV, PrEP Candidates
Food Insecurity Associated With Increased Insulin Resistance
Environment May Be Main Factor in Norway's Obesity Epidemic
School Performance Down With Adverse Childhood Experiences
Consistent Time of Day Aids Workout Habit
Most Supplements Offer Little Protection Against Heart Disease
Eye Drops, Ointments Sold at Walgreens Recalled
45 Percent of U.S. Adults Have Some Doubts About Vaccine Safety
New Staffing Data Source Can Improve Nursing Home Monitoring
Most U.S. Adults Are Concerned About Antibiotic Resistance
Shorter ICU Rotations Cut Physician Burnout
Vermont Places 92 Percent Tax on E-Cigarettes
Flesh-Eating Bacteria Claims Life of Florida Woman
Anti-Vaccine Movement a 'Man-Made' Health Crisis, Scientists Warn
Considerable Number of Patients Receive Surprise Hospital Charges
Guide Addresses Medical Issues Relevant to Transgender Persons
Many Nurses Believe in Sedation for Comfort of Ventilated Patients
Stewardship Intervention Can Cut Inappropriate Rx by a Third
Nutrition-Focused Program at Home Health Agency Beneficial
Core Components of Teen Mental Health Interventions ID'd
Longevity Benefits for Adults Becoming More Physically Active
Better UTI Monitoring Needed After Hospital Admission in Adults
Nursing Home Costs Outpace Inflation, Other Medical Care
Medicare Advantage Patients Have Higher Readmission Rates
Three Interventions Could Cut Cardiovascular Deaths
Higher Protein Intake May Cut Risk for Frailty in Older Women
MSSP ACOs May Not Improve Spending, Quality of Care
Educational Attainment Positively Linked to CVD Risk Factors
Higher Intake of Linoleic Acid May Reduce Type 2 Diabetes Risk
Short-Term Walking Intervention Offers Lasting Health Benefits
Americans Concerned About Clinician Burnout
USPSTF Urges Interventions to Prevent Tobacco Use in Children
Nutrient Intake Inadequate in Many Pregnant Women in U.S.
FDA Warns Two Kratom Marketers About False Claims
Diabetes Outcomes Similar Regardless of Primary Provider
Smoking Confers Greatest Risk for Major Heart Attack for Women
Many Trust Doctors, Nurses Over Other Sources of Health Advice
Suicide Risk Seen Among Older Adults Living in Long-Term Care
Antacid Use in First Year of Life Tied to Later Fracture Risk
Anxiety With Type 2 Diabetes Tied to High-Cost Health Care Use
2018 Busiest Year Ever for U.S. National Domestic Violence Hotline
Most Women Unaware Alcohol Poses Breast Cancer Risk
2018 to 2019 Influenza Season in U.S. Was Longest in 10 Years
New England Journal of Medicine Picks New Editor-in-Chief
Sharing Clinical Notes Engages Ob-Gyn Patients
Suicide Rates Increased for Men, Women From 1999 to 2017
Health Care Workers With ARIs Often Work While Symptomatic
T2DM Risk in Offspring Up With Maternal Overweight, Obesity
Outpatient Office Visits Increased With Access to Patient Portal
San Francisco Considering Banning Sales of E-Cigarettes
Excess Weight Tied to Increased Risk for High BP in Young Children
Pediatric T1DM Medication Adherence Drops on Weekends, Holidays
Many Young Children Treated in ED for Injuries From Personal Care Products
High Soy Intake May Cut Fracture Risk in Younger Breast Cancer Survivors
U.S. Travelers Should Be Aware of Measles Risk in Europe
Recommendations Developed to Prepare Children for Camp
PPI Use for Up to Three Years Safe During Anticoagulant Tx
New York State Halts Religious Vaccine Exemption
Maine Legalizes Assisted Suicide
ADA: Combo Injectable Controls Blood Glucose Longer in T2DM
Depression Symptoms Greater in Mothers With Prior Eating Disorders
CDC: Prevalence of Meeting Exercise Guidelines Recently Increased
HIV Risk Does Not Differ With Three Contraceptive Methods
Most Providers Unaware of Online Feedback About Themselves
Health Care Aides Frequently Report Verbal Abuse
Vitamin K Can Up Anticoagulation Stability in Patients on Warfarin
USPSTF Issues Recommendations on HIV Screening, Prevention
Inadequate Fruit, Veggies Explain Many Cardiovascular Deaths
Nurse Understaffing Ups Inpatient Infection Risk
Poor Physical Performance Tied to Depression, Anxiety in Midlife Women
Data Insufficient for Safety of Lithium During Breastfeeding
Access to Health Care Has Little Impact on Longevity
Hyperglycemia in Pregnancy May Up Risk for Obesity in Offspring
Fewer New T2DM Cases Seen in Adults on Plant-Based Diet
Irregular Sleep Patterns May Increase Risk for Metabolic Syndrome
Cough Sound Analyzer Helps Differentiate Peds Respiratory Disorders
ADA: Vitamin D Supplementation Does Not Lower T2DM Risk
Individualized Care Plans Advised for T2DM With Heart Failure
Out-of-Pocket Medical Expenditure Up for Cancer Survivors
Single-Component Treatments Effective for Insomnia
Job Demands, Burnout Tied to Weight Gain
Receipt of Breast Milk Increases With Gestational Age at Birth
WHO: Estimated Incidence of Curable STIs 376.4 Million in 2016
Lowering Cholesterol Levels May Worsen Nerve Damage in T2DM
Immunizations Up in California After Repeal of Nonmedical Exemptions
Policy Changes Proposed to Meet Projected Need for Palliative Care
Nonsuicidal Self-Injury Rate Up in Sexual-Minority Youth
Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters Often Used in CKD
Most Older Adults Would Have to Liquidate Assets for Home Care
Current Strategies for Measles Vaccination Insufficient
Pressure Injuries at Time of ICU Admission Tied to Longer Stays
Guidelines Issued for Addressing Heart Disease Risk in HIV
Exercise, Therapy May Improve Depression, Diabetes Outcomes
Noncompliance Common in Teens Prescribed STI Treatment in ED
Excess Cause-Specific Mortality Tied to Chronic Proton Pump Inhibitor Use
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Shortage Looming
FDA Approves First Test for Zika in Human Blood
Stepped Tx for Alcohol Use Disorder Studied in HIV Patients
Weight-Based Teasing Linked to Gain in BMI, Fat Mass for Youth
Early-Onset CRC Rising Fastest for Whites in Western States
Ultra-Processed Food Intake Linked to Increased CVD Risk
Recent Plateauing Seen in Prevalence of Diagnosed Diabetes
Reading Visit Notes May Improve Medication Management
Energy Drinks Prolong QTc Interval, Elevate Blood Pressure
Work Burnout, Gaming Addiction Classified as Diseases by WHO
Risk for Suicide Attempts in Children Doubles With Parental Opioid Use
U.S. Incidence of Pediatric Thyroid Cancer on the Rise
Poor Glycemic Control Linked to Sarcopenia in T2DM
Most Patients at High Risk of Opiate Overdose Do Not Receive Naloxone Rx
U.S. Lawmakers Say WHO Opioid Guidelines Too Lax
California Bill to Tighten Vaccine Exemptions Moves Forward
High-Deductible Health Plans May Be Harmful for Patients With COPD
Early cART Leads to Enhanced T Cell Function in HIV Infection
Medication Nonadherence Common in Patients With T2DM
Pediatricians Should Encourage Fish Consumption for Children
Classification System Developed for Cardiogenic Shock
Suboptimal Diet Accounted for >80,000 Cancer Cases in 2015
CDC: Cancer Death Rates Decreased, Heart Disease Deaths Rose
Half-Price Version of Humalog Insulin Now Available
Some Women With HIV Struggling to Achieve Viral Suppression
Vitamin D Deficiency Tied to Gestational Diabetes Risk
Poor Broadband Penetration in Rural Areas Limits Telemedicine
Bill Would Raise U.S. Legal Age to Buy Tobacco to 21
Rates of Depression Up in U.S. Women at Hospital to Give Birth
Clinical Drug Diversion Costly to Health Care Organizations
Gender Gap in U.S. Youth Suicide Narrowed From 1975 to 2016
Higher Consumption of Sugary Drinks May Up Mortality in Adults
Mometasone, Tiotropium Do Not Top Placebo in Mild Asthma
Millennial Parents Found More Likely to Drive Distracted
DDW: Ingested Button Battery Can Cause Gastric Injury
Cancer Screening Less Likely Among Current Smokers
3 Percent of Infant Sleep-Related Deaths Occur in Sitting Devices
Prenatal Care App Can Reduce In-Person Obstetric Visits
Private Insurers Pay 241 Percent of What Medicare Would Pay
Many Lives Could Be Saved if All Hospitals Had Grade A Rating
CDC: Salmonella Outbreaks Linked to Backyard Poultry
Sleep Duration Tied to Adverse Measures of Glycemia
Estimated Prevalence of Low Birth Weight Down Since 2000
Americans Increasingly Open About Mental Health
Recs Updated for TB Screening, Treatment in Health Care Workers
North Carolina Sues Electronic Cigarette Maker JUUL
Smartphone App Could Help Diagnose Ear Infections
ASCO: Low-Fat Dietary Pattern Cuts Breast Cancer Deaths
Poll: Many Adults Worried About Developing Dementia
Healthy Lifestyle Recommended for Reducing Dementia Risk
FDA: Tattoo Inks Recalled Due to Bacterial Contamination
Two-Thirds of Sunscreens Fail Safety Tests
Use of Rehab After Ischemic Stroke Varies in Acute Care
Worldwide Prevalence of Eating Disorders Increased Since 2000
CDC: Racial Disparity Seen With Lupus-Related Deaths
Thyroid Hormones Not Endorsed for Subclinical Hypothyroidism
Quitting Smoking While Pregnant Tied to Reduced Risk for Preterm Birth
Light, Incremental Physical Activity Can Help Reduce Brain Aging
U.S. Parents Worried About Child's Communication Skills
Late-Onset Type 1 Diabetes Often Misdiagnosed as Type 2
Home-Based Cardiac Rehab May Be Option for Some Heart Patients
Prophylactic Antibiotic Cuts Infection Risk After Operative Vaginal Birth
Some Cervical Cancer Screening Strategies More Cost-Effective
Patients Find Note Reading Important for Health Management
CDC: U.S. Measles Cases in 2019 Reach 839
Heart Patients at Risk When Pharmacies Close
Low-Calorie Sweetened Drinks Do Not Cut Calories in Children
Fournier Gangrene Is Safety Concern With SGLT2 Inhibitors
Prior Training Increases Internists' Knowledge of PrEP for HIV
Rate of Ordering Cancer Screening Tests Decreases During Clinic Day
CDC: Hepatitis A Virus Reports Increased in 2016 to 2018
Health Professionals Supportive of Medicinal Cannabis
New Recommendations Developed for Breast Cancer Screening
Model Predicts Counties at Risk for Measles Outbreak
CDC: HIV Racial Disparity Measure Decreased From 2010 to 2016
Generic Version of Truvada Available in U.S. by Sept. 2020
Progesterone Offers No Benefit for Bleeding in Early Pregnancy
CDC: Uninsurance Levels Did Not Change Significantly in 2018
Scientology Cruise Ship Passengers, Crew Still Under Quarantine
NHFOV Superior for Preventing Reintubation of Preemies
Low Glucose Levels at Hospital Discharge Tied to Poor Outcomes
Neonatal Morbidity Increased for Apgar Scores 7, 8, and 9
In 2015 to 2016, 45.8 Percent of U.S. Population Used Rx Drugs
External Reference Pricing Could Cut Drug Costs in U.S.
Efforts Needed to Ensure Publication of All Trials
CDC: Number of Measles Cases in the United States Reaches 764
FDA: French Soft Ripened Cheese Possibly Contaminated
Clinicians Believe Link Between Breast Pain, Cancer Is Weak
Positive Emotion Intervention Cuts Caregiver Stress
U.S. Energy Drink Consumption Rose From 2003 to 2016
Cardiorespiratory Fitness Tied to Lower Risk for Lung Cancer, CRC
Guidance Issued for Managing Heart Disease in Pregnancy
Microbial Toxins Found in Electronic Cigarette Products
CDC: Foodborne Infections Increased From 2015 to 2018
Prolonged Exposure to Low-Dose Radiation May Increase HTN Risk
More Than Half of U.S. Adults Have Medical Financial Hardship
FDA Approves Dengue Vaccine for Endemic Regions
Measles Case Leads to Quarantine of Cruise Ship in St. Lucia
Cervical Adenocarcinoma Rates Increased in Some Populations
FDA Puts Tough Warning Label on Ambien, Lunesta, Other Sleep Aids
Patient Hand Contamination With Drug-Resistant Organisms Common
Mental Health Treatment, Diagnoses Up in Military Children
E-Cigarette Use Similar for Pregnant, Nonpregnant Women
CDC: 704 Measles Cases Reported in U.S. Through April 26, 2019
2009 WIC Food Package Change Tied to Reduced Obesity Risk
Adopted Children Should Undergo Comprehensive Health Evaluation
Work Stress, Impaired Sleep Tied to CVD Risk in Workers With HTN
Patients Find Video Primary Care Visits Convenient
Maternal Comorbidity Higher for Women With Congenital Heart Defects
Combo Nicotine Replacement Tx Ups Success in Quitting Smoking
Nonpharmacologic Tx Enhances Care of Opioid-Exposed Newborns
Liraglutide Added to Metformin Effective for Type 2 Diabetes
Healthy Diet Tied to Lower Odds of Physical Impairment in Men
Transition Support Program May Aid Young Adults With Type 1 Diabetes
Intensive Blood Pressure Therapy Aids Patients With T2DM
Ambiguous Genitalia in Newborns Not Uncommon
12 Percent of Caregivers Have Pediatric Flu Vaccine Hesitancy
Hundreds Quarantined for Measles at Two Los Angeles Universities
Gender Differences Seen in Adverse Drug Reactions
Dapagliflozin Improves Glucose Outcomes in Type 1 Diabetes
Children With ADHD May Have Higher Risk for Poor Diet
Improvement Needed in Doctor-Patient Lung Cancer Screening Discussions
Eating Breakfast Tied to Lower Risk for Death From CVD
CDC: Number of U.S. Measles Cases Reaches New High
Many Seniors Will Be Unable to Afford Care They Need by 2029
CDC Provides Clarification of Opioid Prescribing Guideline
New York City Measles Cases Increase to 390
Some Children With Asthma Miss Critical Step in Inhaler Use
USPSTF Urges Asymptomatic Bacteriuria Screen in Pregnancy
Malawi First Country to Immunize Children Against Malaria
Los Angeles County Measles Outbreak Under Investigation
Video Games Appear Not to Harm Boys' Social Development
Individualized Medical-Nutrition Therapy Important in Diabetes
Water Intake Affects Caloric Intake From Sugary Drinks
Preterm Birth Linked to Periconception HbA1c in T1DM
Metformin May Help Obese With Prediabetes Maintain Weight Loss
Diminished HRQOL More Likely Among Transgender Adults
CDC: United States Set to Break Measles Cases Record
Acetaminophen Safe as First-Line Analgesic for Most Older Adults
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June 7 2019 - June 11 2019American Diabetes Association, June 7-11
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