Nursing News

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
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June 7 2019 - June 11 2019American Diabetes Association, June 7-11
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