Nursing News

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
Pediatric Asthma Risk Score Has Good Sensitivity, Specificity
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
Vit C for Pregnant Smokers May Improve Newborn Lung Function
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
Delivery Mode Tied to Pelvic Floor Disorder Risk Post-Childbirth
'Aggressive Steps' Needed to Stop Adolescent Use of E-Cigarettes
EHR Data ID Differences in HTN Control Across Health Systems
Routine Supplements to Prevent Chronic Disease Not Advised
Psychosocial Factors Key in Peds Care for Special-Needs Kids
Palliative Care in MS Inpatients Rises From 2005 to 2014
More U.S. Teens Are Vaping, but Use of Opioids, Alcohol Falling
Some With Type 2 Diabetes Inappropriately Monitoring Blood Glucose
Adherence and Intensity of Lipid-Lowering Tx Influence CV Risk
Stethoscopes in ICU Show High Levels of Bacterial Contamination
Pediatricians Have Role in ID'ing Postpartum Depression
Emotional Stress of Holidays Can Trigger Heart Attacks
Phone-Based Intervention Aids Rheumatoid Arthritis Care
T2DM Linked to Decline in Verbal Memory, Fluency in Older Adults
CDC: More Cases in Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Recalled Beef
Medication Errors Resulting in Death Most Common in Elderly
Patient-Reported Outcome Measures May Aid Communication
Recalled Kotex Tampons Can Unravel Inside Body
Enrollment Under the Affordable Care Act Down From Last Year
Fasting-Evoked Hypoglycemia in Diabetes Is Prevalent
Guidance Offered for Infection Control in Anesthesia Work Area
2017 Saw Slowing in National Health Care Spending
CDC Identifies Drugs Frequently Involved in Drug Overdose Deaths
Mail-Based HPV Testing May Increase Access
Consensus Decision Pathway Developed for Tobacco Cessation
Flu Vaccine Linked to Reduced Risk for Death in Heart Failure
Veterans Health Administration Hospitals Outperform Non-VHAs
Tap Water in Neti Pot Linked to Death From Brain-Eating Amoeba
Smaller Heads Related to Opioid-Related Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
2012 to 2016 Saw Increase in Syphilis Among Pregnant Women
AHA Scientific Statement: Low Risk of Side Effects for Statins
Fear Impacts Quality of Life for Young Adults With Type 1 Diabetes
Most Insured Patients Not Using Online Portals
Lower RN Staffing Linked to Increased In-Hospital Mortality
Lack of Peds Preventive Care Ups Unplanned Hospital Admissions
Pregnant Women Commonly Refuse Vaccines
Secondhand Smoke Exposure Saw Big Drop From 1988 to 2014
Smoke Exposure High in Low-Income, Nonurban Infants
History of Partner Violence Tied to Menopause Symptoms
Few Physicians Work in Practices That Use Telemedicine
Many Patients Withhold Information From Clinicians
HHS Issues Draft Strategy for Reducing Health IT Burden
Workload of NICU Nurses Linked to Missed Nursing Care
Progress Made Toward Global Measles Milestones
Cost-Related Insulin Underuse May Affect One in Four Patients
Shifting Pattern Seen for Primary Care Office Visits
New BP Goals Could Prevent 3 Million CVD Events Over 10 Years
Targeted Hep C Testing Misses High Number of Cases in Prisons
More People Worldwide Now Know Their HIV Status
Higher Staffing Linked to Lower C-Section Rates
Limiting Social Media May Improve Psychological Well-Being
Teva Recalls Two Blood Pressure Medications
Several Risk Factors More Strongly Linked to MI in Women
Rotating Night Shift Work, Lifestyle Factors Linked to T2DM
Increase Seen in Amphetamine, Opioid Use in Pregnant Women
Most Bills Enacted Into Law Limit Vaccine Exemptions
Climate Change Ups Heat Deaths, Especially Among Elderly
Persistent Back Pain Linked to Earlier Mortality in Older Women
Protein Intake Tied to Disability Trajectory in Very Old
Home-Based Intervention Helpful for Disadvantaged CKD Patients
Large at Birth, Maternal Diabetes Up Child's Risk for Obesity
FDA: Kratom Products Have High Levels of Heavy Metals
USPSTF: Evidence Lacking for Prevention of Child Maltreatment
FDA: Safe to Eat Romaine Lettuce Again, but Check Labels
FDA to Update Medical Device Approvals Process
Less Pediatric Screen Time Tied to Better Well-Being
Pregnancy-Associated Mortality Involving Opioids Up
Food Assistance May Help Older Adults Adhere to Diabetes Meds
Four Principles Underlie Patient and Family Partnership in Care
Early Antibiotic Use May Be Tied to Higher Childhood Body Weight
ACA Coverage Substantial, but Did Not Impact Labor Markets
USPSTF Suggests Universal HIV Screening, PrEP for High-Risk Patients
Youth Smoking Decline Mirrors Rise in Vaping Popularity
Child Overweight, Obesity Linked to Increased Asthma Risk
Insulin Needed for T2DM Tx Set to Increase >20 Percent by 2030
FDA Approves Drug for Treatment of Travelers' Diarrhea
U of Maryland Student Dies of Adenovirus-Related Illness
CDC: U.S. Abortion Rate Declined 24 Percent From 2006 to 2015
Switching to High-Deductible Insurance Delays Diabetes Care
Smoke-Free Policies Linked to Lower Systolic Blood Pressure
Vaccine-Exempt Students Behind N.C. Chickenpox Outbreak
FDA: Another E. coli Outbreak Linked to Romaine Lettuce
Better Work Environment Tied to Better Patient Safety
Pain Management Telementoring May Cut Opioid Prescribing
NPs and PAs Can Effectively Manage Diabetes in Primary Care
FDA Warns Against Giving Honey-Filled Pacifiers to Infants
Cap'n Crunch Cereal Recalled Due to Salmonella Scare
Onset of Musculoskeletal Adverse Events Varies Between Statins
HIV Transmission Risk Small With Antiretroviral Compliance
Opioid Misuse Varies With Sexual Orientation
Patient Education Ups VTE Prophylaxis in Hospital Setting
Prevalence of Food Allergy 7.6 Percent in U.S. Children
AAP Updates Management of Sport-Related Concussion
Epinephrine Personal Autoinjectors Cost-Effective at $24
CDC: Increase Seen in Salmonella Illnesses From Ground Beef
Rates of Mental Health Tx, Diagnosis Up for College Students
Drug Overdose Mortality Rates Highest in United States
ACAAI: Hospital Stay, Caregiver Knowledge of Asthma Linked
Patients Hospitalized for COPD Rarely Receive Pulmonary Rehab
Higher Risk for Amputation, DKA With SGLT2 Inhibitors for T2DM
CDC: 8.8 Percent Uninsured in U.S. in First Half of 2018
Insurance Coverage for Adult Obesity Care Increasing
Name-Brand Medications Driving Spike in U.S. Drug Spending
FDA Moves to Restrict Flavored E-Cig Sales, Ban Menthol Cigarettes
Patient Experiences Shed Light on Diagnostic Errors
CDC: Many Americans May Have Prediabetes and Not Know It
AHA: Guidelines Stress Healthy Lifestyle for Lowering Cholesterol
Under Pressure, JUUL Withdraws Most Flavored E-Cigs From Market
Consensus Statement Issued on Management of Foot, Ankle Gout
Short Interpregnancy Intervals Tied to Adverse Outcome Risk
2017 Hepatitis A Outbreaks Tied to Drug Use, Homelessness
Heart Disease Leading Cause of Death in Low-Income Counties
Changes in Risk Indicators of MetS Severity Tied to T2DM Risk
USPSTF Recommends Screening Adults for Unhealthy Alcohol Use
Repetitive Hits May Predispose Athletes to Concussion
Coordinated Care Needed for Cancer Survivors, Caregivers
AHA: Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans Updated
FDA to Ban Most Flavored Electronic Cigarettes
Income, Lifestyle May Contribute to Disparity in Cancer Deaths
Urinary Incontinence Common in Women Over 50 Years
Soy Feeding in Infancy Linked to Menstrual Pain in Blacks
CDC: Increases in Yoga, Meditation for Children in 2012-2017
FDA Approves New Version of OTC Primatene Mist
Trump Administration Finalizes Birth Control Coverage Opt-Out
CDC Warns of Salmonella Illnesses Linked to Raw Turkey
Nurses With Bachelor's Degree Feel More Prepared
In-Hospital Infection May Up Readmission After Stroke
Herpes Zoster Recombinant Vaccine Seems Most Effective
Possible Salmonella Prompts Duncan Hines Cake Mix Recall
Medicaid Expansion Approved in Three Republican-Leaning States
Excess Gestational Weight Gain Not Better for Child Bone Health
Over Two Million People Living With Hep C From 2013 to 2016
Blood Donations Exceeded Demand After Las Vegas Shooting
Pressure Ulcer Rates Only Decreasing for Less Severe Sores
Models Project 79 Percent Drop in Lung CA Mortality by 2065
Most Meds Affecting Neurotransmitters Not Linked to Autism Risk
Older Paternal Age Linked to Adverse Perinatal Outcomes
Age to Stop Cervical Cancer Screening Depends on Test Used
Sign-Up Season Begins on HealthCare.gov
U.S. Opioid Overdose Deaths Reach Record Number
Age, Racial Disparities Seen in Hospitalization for Heart Failure
National Youth Obesity Rate at 15.8 Percent for 2016 to 2017
AAP: More Children Visiting Pediatric EDs for Mental Health
AAP: Parents Frequently Save Leftover Antibiotics
HPV Vaccination Uptake Increasing, but Still Too Low
CDC: Prevalence of Gestational Diabetes 6.0 Percent in 2016
Second Hypertension Drug Recalled Due to Contamination
Infant Ab Levels Highest With Tdap Vax in Early 3rd Trimester
Home BP of 130/80 mm Hg ID'd as Threshold for Stage 1 HTN
Updated Guidelines Released for Emergency Care of Children
Fewer Parents Have Sexuality, Gender Concerns About HPV Shot
2011 to 2015 Saw Decline in Health Care-Associated Infections
ASN: Aggressive Control of BP, Lipids in T2DM May Up Kidney Risk
Opioid Use Often Persists in Workers' Compensation Claimants
Black, Low-Income Women May Not Report Barriers to Care
50 Percent of Children Aged 2 to 5 Years Fear Doctor Visits
Diagnoses, Treatment of Mental Health Conditions Up in College
USPSTF: Evidence Lacking for Lead Screen in Kids, Pregnancy
Antibiotics, Acid Suppressants in Infancy May Up Obesity Risk
Therapeutic Lifestyle Intervention in Church Helpful for BP Control
Community Health Worker Intervention Beneficial
Prenatal Exposure to Phthalates Linked to Language Delay
Many Hospitals Noncompliant With Record Request Regulations
Health Officers Express Concerns About Vaccine Exemptions
Low Levels of Flu Reported in U.S. From May to October
Odds of Overweight/Obesity Up for Children With Autism
Nurse-Led Care Efficacious, Cost-Effective for Gout
Paid Family Leave Policies May Modestly Increase Breastfeeding
Healthier Diet Tied to Lower Mortality Risk in CRC Patients
ASN: Home Dialysis Associated With Improved Survival
Trump Administration Announces Plan to Cut Drug Prices
Pneumococcal Vaccine Recs Cause Confusion Among Docs
Oxygen Saturation Should Not Top 96 Percent in Acutely Ill
Independent Links for Genetics, Lifestyle With Incident Stroke
Tibia Lead Levels Linked to Risk of Resistant-Hypertension
FDA Approves First New Influenza Drug in 20 Years
7 Children Dead From Adenovirus Outbreak in New Jersey
High-Dose Flu Vaccine May Cut Hospitalization in Dialysis Patients
Most Supplements Contain Prohibited Stimulants
USPSTF Recommends Screening Women for Partner Violence
White House Unveils New Insurance Option for Small Firms
Neglect Higher in For-Profit Nursing Homes
Advance Care Planning Lowers Symptoms in Teens With HIV
Inadequate Reimbursement May Mar Diabetes Prevention Program
Policy Denying Coverage for Nonemergent ED Visits Imprecise
Unrestricted Diet OK More Than One Day Before Colonoscopy
Postnatal Education Increases Pain Relief Use at Vaccinations
Glucose Dysregulation Seen Years Before Diabetes Diagnosis
Percent Weight Regain Predicts Health Risks Post-Bariatric Surgery
Adolescent, Young Adult Pod-Based E-Cigarette Use Up
Guidelines Outlined to Ease Peds Transition to Adult Health Care
ACR: Walking Each Day May Cut Risk for TKA Over Five Years
Limited Success for Changing Diet and Exercise Among Nurses
CDC: Vaccination Rates More Than 95 Percent for Kindergartners
Variability in Geographic Availability of New Antibiotics
CDC: First U.S. Case of Rat-Borne Andes Virus Diagnosed
Asthma May Raise Obesity Risk Later in Childhood
Light Use of Topical Skin Tx Before Radiotherapy Seems Safe
2014 to 2016 Saw 470 Percent Increase in HIV PrEP Use in U.S.
Model Identifies Adolescents at Risk for Smoking Initiation
Mortality Due to Suicide, Alcohol, Accidents Up in Diabetes
Sharp Drop in U.S. Life Expectancy Rankings by 2040
CDC: Many Pregnant Women Not Receiving Immunizations
Limited Evidence for OTC Preps to Treat Nasal Symptoms of Colds
Simple Clinical Assessment in ED Best for Predicting Mortality
Procurement Requirements Drive Interoperability in Health Care IT
Adverse Childhood Experiences Tied to Burnout in BSN Students
Clostridium difficile Spores Survive Laundering of Sheets
Giving Flu Shots in Pharmacies Could Up Vaccination Coverage
Recreational Marijuana Now Legal in Canada
CDC Warns of Salmonella Illnesses Linked to Raw Chicken
Recommendations Developed to Verify NGT Placement in Children
Seven-Day Metronidazole Better for Trichomoniasis Tx in Women
Lung Cancer Deaths 28% Lower in California Than Rest of U.S.
Compression Collar May Protect Brain of Female Soccer Players
Few Seniors Who Self-Harm Referred for Mental Health Care
β-Blockers in 1st Trimester Do Not Up Congenital Malformations
Number of Children Not Receiving Vaccines Slightly Increased
Without Medicaid Expansion, Poor Patients Forgo Medical Care
Cases Show Periodic Fasting May Cut Medication Use in T2DM
Age, Sex Affect Extended Post-Concussion Symptoms in Children
Active Pharmaceuticals ID'd in >700 Dietary Supplements
More Socioeconomic Challenges for Hispanic Women With HIV
Multicomponent Intervention Can Reduce Sitting Time at Work
Flu Vaccine Cuts Hospitalization Rates in Pregnant Women
Skills-Based Intervention Did Not Cut Systolic BP After Stroke, TIA
Zoledronate Lowers Fracture Risk in Women With Osteopenia
Minority Women at Higher Risk for Severe Maternal Morbidity
High Circulating Prolactin Level Inversely Linked to T2DM Risk
Global Rates of Cesarean Section on the Rise Since 2000
Spending Often Persists in High-Cost Medicare-Medicaid Eligible
Higher Perceived Stress Linked to Lower Fecundability in Women
Poor Outcomes for Hispanic Infants With Congenital Heart Dz
Aetna-CVS Merger Approved
Intensive BP Therapy in Diabetes May Lower Risk for CV Events
Hand Hygiene Program Beneficial for Day Care Centers
Retention in HIV Care Drops Steadily After Prison Release
ADA, EASD Issue New Recommendations for T2DM
Lorcaserin Beneficial for Diabetes in Overweight, Obese
Timing of Pushing Does Not Impact Spontaneous Vaginal Delivery
Flea-Borne Typhus Outbreak in Los Angeles County
Application of Blood Pressure Guidelines Ups Treatment
Weight Loss May Cut Breast CA Risk in Postmenopausal Women
Acetaminophen Can Reduce Recurrence of Febrile Seizures
Stillbirth Reduction Strategy Unproven
Industry-Funded Trials Often Involve Employees in Studies
AZ Company Recalls Raw Beef Products Linked to Salmonella
Congress Passes Bill to Fight Opioid Crisis
No Increase in In-Hospital, Post-Discharge Death With HRRP
Sexual Harassment, Assault Tied to Women's Health Issues
Daily Drinking Associated With Increased Mortality Risk
More Than 14 Million Preteens Need to Receive HPV Vaccine
Three-Quarters of Health Care Workers Got Flu Shot Last Year
Price Hikes Noted in Small Subset of Generic Drugs
3/4 of Adult Day Services Centers Keep Advance Directives on Hand
Childhood Risk Profiles Affect Middle-Age Lung Function
Cancer Risk Varies for Hispanics, Including in Puerto Rico
FDA Seizes Documents From E-Cigarette Maker JUUL
JUUL Laboratories Have Largest Market Share of E-Cigarettes
CDC: Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Gravel Ridge Farms Eggs
Red Tide May Be Cause of Florida Beachgoers' Breathing Problems
Opioid-Related Hospital Use Up in Elderly Adults
Uninsured Rate at 8.8 Percent in First Quarter of 2018
Medicare Patient Readmit Rates Higher in Proprietary Hospitals
Breastfeeding Inversely Linked to Infant BMI Z Score
Increasing Water Intake Can Cut Cystitis Recurrence
Better Glycemic Control With Closed-Loop Insulin Delivery
Preventable Cardiovascular Events Are Big Economic Burden
Soft Drinks Account for One-Fifth of Youth Beverage Consumption
For Employer-Based Plans, Spending Across Services Steady
Southern Dietary Pattern Mediates Racial Difference in HTN
Interviews Can Help Ensure Physician Candidates Fit Culture
Number of Health-Related Data Breaches Increasing
Ondansetron in Pregnancy Not Linked to Most Birth Defects
Telemedicine RTI Visits Shorter When Antibiotic Prescribed
Mental Health Disparities ID'd Among Students of Color
More Non-Elderly Americans Uninsured in 2017 Versus 2016
Hospital Privacy Curtains Become Increasingly Contaminated
Tenth-Graders Use Combustible, Edible, Vaporized Cannabis
No Benefit to Negative Pressure Wound Therapy After C-Section
Implementing EMRs Affects Time Spent With Patients in Clinic
CDC: Congenital Syphilis More Than Doubled Since 2013
AAP Provides Recommendations for Teen Drivers, Parents
Opioid Bill Gets Bipartisan Support
80,000 Americans Died From Influenza Over Last Year
Final Update on Salmonella-Tainted Honey Smacks Cereal
Practices Should Set Rules for Staff Social Media Use
Grip Strength Tied to Pulmonary Function in Older Women
Time to Defib Not Linked to Survival in Pediatric IHCA
Having Hospital Palliative Care Doesn't Impact Tx Intensity
Newer Hormonal Contraception May Cut Ovarian Cancer Risk
High Nicotine Concentrations Delivered by 'Pod Mods'
Policies Should Encourage Healthy Food Consumption
Many Countries Failing on Non-Communicable Dz Death Targets
In 2016, Proportion of Uninsured Americans Down to 10 Percent
Total Diabetes at 14 Percent in U.S. Adults for 2013-2016
Interpreter Services Critical for Emergency Care
Participation Up With Online Diabetes Prevention Program
Heart Failure Patients Enrolled in Hospice Use Less Health Care
Prenatal, Postnatal Homelessness Tied to Poor Health in Children
Patients Report Poorer Dialysis Service in Certain Settings
Actigraphy May Overestimate Sleep in ICU Setting
Some Clinicians, Patients Record Clinic Visits for Patient Use
Long-Term Outcomes of Breast Implants Explored
Ground Beef Recalled After E. Coli Outbreak
HbA1c Variability Is a Strong Predictor of Mortality in T2DM
Dozens of Medical Groups Join Forces to Improve Diagnoses
Educational Disabilities More Likely With Neonatal Abstinence
Black Individuals at Highest Risk of Legal Intervention Injury
Study Provides Estimates of U.S. Prevalence of Type 1, 2 Diabetes
Hospitals Charge 479 Percent of Cost of Drugs on Average
Gestational Diabetes Tied to Subsequent Glucose Disorders
>60 Percent of Adults Report Adverse Childhood Experiences
Patient-Directed IV Remifentanil Cuts Epidural Conversions
California Lawsuit Claims AbbVie Paid Doctors to Prescribe Humira
Opioid Deaths 1999 to 2015 May Be Dramatically Underestimated
Patient Health Information Often Shared Electronically
Second HPV-Related Primary Cancers Common in Survivors
HTN Tx Intensification Common Upon Discharge in U.S. Vets
Global Prevalence of Insufficient Activity 27.5 Percent
Sport Specialization Tied to Pediatric Overuse Injury
Socioeconomic Status Lower Among U.S. Sexual Minorities
Active Choice Intervention Tied to Increase in Flu Shot Rates
U.S. Senate Passes Opioids Bill
FDA Ad Campaign Hopes to Halt E-Cigarette Use Among Teens
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