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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
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
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