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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
Elevated Blood Lead Levels Prevalent Among Refugee Children
Need for Sedation Up for Regular Cannabis Users
National Hand Hygiene Initiative Successful in Australia
Sixty People Charged in Massive Opioid Painkiller Investigation
Perinatal Complications Tied to Childhood Social Anxiety
Public Disclosure Law Improves Nurse Staffing Ratios
UB-421 Monotherapy Maintains HIV Viral Suppression
Late-Pregnancy US Could Prevent Undiagnosed Breech Presentation
Most Diabetes Phone Apps Lack Education, Support Functions
CDC: Raw Tuna Linked to Salmonella Outbreak in Seven States
Stroke Hospitalizations Down in Black, White Medicare Enrollees
iADL Dependency May Up Mortality in Hematologic Cancers
Sleep Myths Are Commonly Circulated
Hand Hygiene Compliance Poor in Task Transitions
Abnormal Romberg Test Predicts Prolonged Concussion in Children
Mixed Effects Observed for Workplace Wellness Program
Replacing 30 Minutes of Sitting With Activity May Cut Mortality
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Effective for Prenatal Insomnia
Over Half of Patients Have Suboptimal Response to Statins
Standardizing Demographics Ups Accuracy of Patient Matching
Terminally Ill People in New Jersey Given Right to End Lives
CDC: 555 Confirmed Measles Cases in U.S. Since Jan. 1
Telehealth Video Visits Risk Fragmenting Care
Metformin May Cut Risk for Prematurity, Miscarriage in PCOS
Gestational Diabetes Linked to Incident Diabetes in Offspring
Added Sugar Labeling Could Reduce CVD, Diabetes Cases
Foreign Body Ingestions Increasingly Common in Young Children
Operator-Directed Sedation Seems Safe in Peds Cardiac Cath
In Pregnancy, Buprenorphine Use Up, Methadone Use Down
Prevalence of Extragenital STDs High in Men Who Have Sex With Men
Mindfulness Yoga Aids Patients With Parkinson Disease
Older Adults With Hearing Loss Have Lower Patient Activation
CDC: Prevalence of Autism at Age 4 Years Increasing
CDC: Superbug Fungus Has Sickened 600 Americans
Very Low LDL-C, Triglycerides Tied to Hemorrhagic Stroke Risk in Women
Stress-Related Disorders Associated With Increased CVD Risk
SSI Risk Up After C-Section for Medicaid Beneficiaries
CDC: Still No Source As E. Coli Outbreak Grows to 96 Cases
FDA: Patients Should Not Abruptly Stop Taking a Prescribed Opioid
STI Incidence Up After Receipt of HIV Preexposure Prophylaxis
People With Obesity Are Blatantly Dehumanized
Review Links Adverse Events to Use of Herbal Meds in Pregnancy
Many NPs Unable to Prescribe Meds to Treat Opioid Addiction
CDC: Measles Cases Reach 465 This Year in the United States
Dietary Supplement Use Not Linked to Mortality Benefits
Functional Impairment in Middle Age Linked to Adverse Outcomes
Guidance Statements Issued for Breast Cancer Screening
Ten Infant Deaths Linked to Fisher-Price Rock 'n Play Sleepers
Preventive Drugs Often Used in Last Year of a Cancer Patient's Life
Alcohol, Drug Misuse Tied to Long-Term Health Problems
Draft Recommendation Promotes Screening Women for Anxiety
October May Be Best Time for Older Adults to Receive Flu Shot
Pregnancy History Not Likely Tied to Later Cognitive Function
Depressive Symptoms May Up Risk for Death in HIV+ Veterans
CDC: Prevalence of COPD High Among Some Nonsmokers
Older Patients With Vision Loss Have Higher Hospital Use, Costs
FDA: High Levels of Heavy Metals Found in Kratom Products
FDA Issues Warning on E-Cigarette Liquids Resembling Cough Syrup
Patient-Report Instrument Helps Identify ADEs in Older Adults
11 Million Deaths Attributable to Poor Diet in 2017
Adherence to Prenatal Screening Recommendations Varies by Lab
Early Hospital Intervention for Diabetes Improves Outcomes
Drop Seen in Preinvasive Cervical Disease With HPV Vaccination
Readmission Risk Up With Shorter Stay at Nursing Facility
FDA Reports Cases of Seizures Among Young Vapers
Many ICU Workers Contaminated With Drug-Resistant Bacteria
AACR: HPV Vax Low for Adults at High Risk for HIV Infection
New Plan Limits Out-of-Pocket Costs for Insulin
U.S. Measles Cases Already Top Last Year's Total
Americans Borrowed $88 Billion in Past Year to Pay for Health Care
Over-the-Counter Meds Save Health Care System Money
Cesarean Delivery May Up Risk for Severe Maternal Morbidity
Sex Hormone Levels May Impact Development of Asthma
Undiagnosed Gestational Diabetes Ups Risk for Stillbirth
Liquid Meal Replacements Cut Cardiometabolic Risk Factors
Patients With Worse RA Symptoms More Likely to Cut Alcohol Intake
Perception of E-Cigarettes as More Harmful Than Cigarettes Increased
CDC: 2017 to 2018 Saw Increase in Enterovirus D68 Detection
Lifetime HTN Risk High for Black Men and Women, White Men
User Data From Medicine-Related Apps Routinely Shared
Tx Adherence for Inflammatory Bowel Dz Lower in the Educated
Hearing Loss Before Age 50 Tied to Higher Substance Use
Adding Transition Services Does Not Aid Heart Failure Outcomes
Maltreatment in Childhood May Affect Course of Adult Depression
Electronic Books Tied to Less Verbalization Among Parents, Toddlers
Douglas County, Colorado, Ranked as Healthiest Community
U.S. Measles Cases Hit 314 This Year
Statins Cut Risk for Major Vascular Events in Older Patients
Blindfolding Leader Improves Pediatric Resuscitation Training
Mild Congenital Heart Defects Tied to CVD Events
Risk for Miscarriage Increased With Night Work During Pregnancy
ENDO: Guidance Provided for Managing Diabetes in Seniors
ENDO: Diabetes Underestimated With HbA1c Criteria
Avocados Recalled by California Company
Mumps Outbreak at Temple University Reaches 74 Cases
Guidance Offered for Managing Therapies in Children With Disability
Policies Recommended to Reduce Sugary Drink Intake in Youth
ENDO: Older T1DM Patients Often Unaware of Hypoglycemic Status
Stricter Gun Laws Tied to Safer High Schools
Younger Age at Menopause Tied to Higher Risk for Bladder Cancer
Critical Care Nurses' Work Environments Improving
Low, High Levels of Physical Activity Tied to Reduced Mortality
Many Patients Still Employ Strategies to Reduce Prescription Drug Costs
ACC: New Guidelines Issued for Primary Prevention of CVD
DG/health NATURALS Cough Syrup + Mucus for Infants Recalled
Prevalence of Severe Maternal Morbidity Increased Across Groups
Antibiotics, PPIs Tied to Higher C. Diff Risk in Hospitalized Children
Practices for Reducing COPD Hospital Readmissions Explored
Patients With Diabetes at Increased Risk for Sleep Apnea
Healthy Food Rx Could Be Cost-Effective for Medicare, Medicaid
Sugary Drinks Tied to Cardiovascular Disease Mortality
CDC: New HIV Transmission Often From Those Unaware of Infection
Bluetooth Technology Enables Insulin Adherence Monitoring
Novel Checklist Can Distinguish Anthrax Exposure From Other Illnesses
Analgesics in Pregnancy Do Not Seem to Cause Offspring Asthma
In Utero Ultrafine Particle Exposure Tied to Asthma in Offspring
ACC: Adherence to Statins Low Among Patients With ASCVD
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
Prognostic Bleeding Risk Models Developed for Aspirin Use
FDA: Thermography No Substitute for Mammograms
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May 18 2019 - May 22 2019American Psychiatric Association, May 18-22
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