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
New York State Halts Religious Vaccine Exemption
Maine Legalizes Assisted Suicide
ADA: Combo Injectable Controls Blood Glucose Longer in T2DM
Depression Symptoms Greater in Mothers With Prior Eating Disorders
CDC: Prevalence of Meeting Exercise Guidelines Recently Increased
HIV Risk Does Not Differ With Three Contraceptive Methods
Most Providers Unaware of Online Feedback About Themselves
Health Care Aides Frequently Report Verbal Abuse
Vitamin K Can Up Anticoagulation Stability in Patients on Warfarin
USPSTF Issues Recommendations on HIV Screening, Prevention
Inadequate Fruit, Veggies Explain Many Cardiovascular Deaths
Nurse Understaffing Ups Inpatient Infection Risk
Poor Physical Performance Tied to Depression, Anxiety in Midlife Women
Data Insufficient for Safety of Lithium During Breastfeeding
Access to Health Care Has Little Impact on Longevity
Hyperglycemia in Pregnancy May Up Risk for Obesity in Offspring
Fewer New T2DM Cases Seen in Adults on Plant-Based Diet
Irregular Sleep Patterns May Increase Risk for Metabolic Syndrome
Cough Sound Analyzer Helps Differentiate Peds Respiratory Disorders
ADA: Vitamin D Supplementation Does Not Lower T2DM Risk
Individualized Care Plans Advised for T2DM With Heart Failure
Out-of-Pocket Medical Expenditure Up for Cancer Survivors
Single-Component Treatments Effective for Insomnia
Job Demands, Burnout Tied to Weight Gain
Receipt of Breast Milk Increases With Gestational Age at Birth
WHO: Estimated Incidence of Curable STIs 376.4 Million in 2016
Lowering Cholesterol Levels May Worsen Nerve Damage in T2DM
Immunizations Up in California After Repeal of Nonmedical Exemptions
Policy Changes Proposed to Meet Projected Need for Palliative Care
Nonsuicidal Self-Injury Rate Up in Sexual-Minority Youth
Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters Often Used in CKD
Most Older Adults Would Have to Liquidate Assets for Home Care
Current Strategies for Measles Vaccination Insufficient
Pressure Injuries at Time of ICU Admission Tied to Longer Stays
Guidelines Issued for Addressing Heart Disease Risk in HIV
Exercise, Therapy May Improve Depression, Diabetes Outcomes
Noncompliance Common in Teens Prescribed STI Treatment in ED
Excess Cause-Specific Mortality Tied to Chronic Proton Pump Inhibitor Use
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Shortage Looming
FDA Approves First Test for Zika in Human Blood
Stepped Tx for Alcohol Use Disorder Studied in HIV Patients
Weight-Based Teasing Linked to Gain in BMI, Fat Mass for Youth
Early-Onset CRC Rising Fastest for Whites in Western States
Ultra-Processed Food Intake Linked to Increased CVD Risk
Recent Plateauing Seen in Prevalence of Diagnosed Diabetes
Reading Visit Notes May Improve Medication Management
Energy Drinks Prolong QTc Interval, Elevate Blood Pressure
Work Burnout, Gaming Addiction Classified as Diseases by WHO
Risk for Suicide Attempts in Children Doubles With Parental Opioid Use
U.S. Incidence of Pediatric Thyroid Cancer on the Rise
Poor Glycemic Control Linked to Sarcopenia in T2DM
Most Patients at High Risk of Opiate Overdose Do Not Receive Naloxone Rx
U.S. Lawmakers Say WHO Opioid Guidelines Too Lax
California Bill to Tighten Vaccine Exemptions Moves Forward
High-Deductible Health Plans May Be Harmful for Patients With COPD
Early cART Leads to Enhanced T Cell Function in HIV Infection
Medication Nonadherence Common in Patients With T2DM
Pediatricians Should Encourage Fish Consumption for Children
Classification System Developed for Cardiogenic Shock
Suboptimal Diet Accounted for >80,000 Cancer Cases in 2015
CDC: Cancer Death Rates Decreased, Heart Disease Deaths Rose
Half-Price Version of Humalog Insulin Now Available
Some Women With HIV Struggling to Achieve Viral Suppression
Vitamin D Deficiency Tied to Gestational Diabetes Risk
Poor Broadband Penetration in Rural Areas Limits Telemedicine
Bill Would Raise U.S. Legal Age to Buy Tobacco to 21
Rates of Depression Up in U.S. Women at Hospital to Give Birth
Clinical Drug Diversion Costly to Health Care Organizations
Gender Gap in U.S. Youth Suicide Narrowed From 1975 to 2016
Higher Consumption of Sugary Drinks May Up Mortality in Adults
Mometasone, Tiotropium Do Not Top Placebo in Mild Asthma
Millennial Parents Found More Likely to Drive Distracted
DDW: Ingested Button Battery Can Cause Gastric Injury
Cancer Screening Less Likely Among Current Smokers
3 Percent of Infant Sleep-Related Deaths Occur in Sitting Devices
Prenatal Care App Can Reduce In-Person Obstetric Visits
Private Insurers Pay 241 Percent of What Medicare Would Pay
Many Lives Could Be Saved if All Hospitals Had Grade A Rating
CDC: Salmonella Outbreaks Linked to Backyard Poultry
Sleep Duration Tied to Adverse Measures of Glycemia
Estimated Prevalence of Low Birth Weight Down Since 2000
Americans Increasingly Open About Mental Health
Recs Updated for TB Screening, Treatment in Health Care Workers
North Carolina Sues Electronic Cigarette Maker JUUL
Smartphone App Could Help Diagnose Ear Infections
ASCO: Low-Fat Dietary Pattern Cuts Breast Cancer Deaths
Poll: Many Adults Worried About Developing Dementia
Healthy Lifestyle Recommended for Reducing Dementia Risk
FDA: Tattoo Inks Recalled Due to Bacterial Contamination
Two-Thirds of Sunscreens Fail Safety Tests
Use of Rehab After Ischemic Stroke Varies in Acute Care
Worldwide Prevalence of Eating Disorders Increased Since 2000
CDC: Racial Disparity Seen With Lupus-Related Deaths
Thyroid Hormones Not Endorsed for Subclinical Hypothyroidism
Quitting Smoking While Pregnant Tied to Reduced Risk for Preterm Birth
Light, Incremental Physical Activity Can Help Reduce Brain Aging
U.S. Parents Worried About Child's Communication Skills
Late-Onset Type 1 Diabetes Often Misdiagnosed as Type 2
Home-Based Cardiac Rehab May Be Option for Some Heart Patients
Prophylactic Antibiotic Cuts Infection Risk After Operative Vaginal Birth
Some Cervical Cancer Screening Strategies More Cost-Effective
Patients Find Note Reading Important for Health Management
CDC: U.S. Measles Cases in 2019 Reach 839
Heart Patients at Risk When Pharmacies Close
Low-Calorie Sweetened Drinks Do Not Cut Calories in Children
Fournier Gangrene Is Safety Concern With SGLT2 Inhibitors
Prior Training Increases Internists' Knowledge of PrEP for HIV
Rate of Ordering Cancer Screening Tests Decreases During Clinic Day
CDC: Hepatitis A Virus Reports Increased in 2016 to 2018
Health Professionals Supportive of Medicinal Cannabis
New Recommendations Developed for Breast Cancer Screening
Model Predicts Counties at Risk for Measles Outbreak
CDC: HIV Racial Disparity Measure Decreased From 2010 to 2016
Generic Version of Truvada Available in U.S. by Sept. 2020
Progesterone Offers No Benefit for Bleeding in Early Pregnancy
CDC: Uninsurance Levels Did Not Change Significantly in 2018
Scientology Cruise Ship Passengers, Crew Still Under Quarantine
NHFOV Superior for Preventing Reintubation of Preemies
Low Glucose Levels at Hospital Discharge Tied to Poor Outcomes
Neonatal Morbidity Increased for Apgar Scores 7, 8, and 9
In 2015 to 2016, 45.8 Percent of U.S. Population Used Rx Drugs
External Reference Pricing Could Cut Drug Costs in U.S.
Efforts Needed to Ensure Publication of All Trials
CDC: Number of Measles Cases in the United States Reaches 764
FDA: French Soft Ripened Cheese Possibly Contaminated
Clinicians Believe Link Between Breast Pain, Cancer Is Weak
Positive Emotion Intervention Cuts Caregiver Stress
U.S. Energy Drink Consumption Rose From 2003 to 2016
Cardiorespiratory Fitness Tied to Lower Risk for Lung Cancer, CRC
Guidance Issued for Managing Heart Disease in Pregnancy
Microbial Toxins Found in Electronic Cigarette Products
CDC: Foodborne Infections Increased From 2015 to 2018
Prolonged Exposure to Low-Dose Radiation May Increase HTN Risk
More Than Half of U.S. Adults Have Medical Financial Hardship
FDA Approves Dengue Vaccine for Endemic Regions
Measles Case Leads to Quarantine of Cruise Ship in St. Lucia
Cervical Adenocarcinoma Rates Increased in Some Populations
FDA Puts Tough Warning Label on Ambien, Lunesta, Other Sleep Aids
Patient Hand Contamination With Drug-Resistant Organisms Common
Mental Health Treatment, Diagnoses Up in Military Children
E-Cigarette Use Similar for Pregnant, Nonpregnant Women
CDC: 704 Measles Cases Reported in U.S. Through April 26, 2019
2009 WIC Food Package Change Tied to Reduced Obesity Risk
Adopted Children Should Undergo Comprehensive Health Evaluation
Work Stress, Impaired Sleep Tied to CVD Risk in Workers With HTN
Patients Find Video Primary Care Visits Convenient
Maternal Comorbidity Higher for Women With Congenital Heart Defects
Combo Nicotine Replacement Tx Ups Success in Quitting Smoking
Nonpharmacologic Tx Enhances Care of Opioid-Exposed Newborns
Liraglutide Added to Metformin Effective for Type 2 Diabetes
Healthy Diet Tied to Lower Odds of Physical Impairment in Men
Transition Support Program May Aid Young Adults With Type 1 Diabetes
Intensive Blood Pressure Therapy Aids Patients With T2DM
Ambiguous Genitalia in Newborns Not Uncommon
12 Percent of Caregivers Have Pediatric Flu Vaccine Hesitancy
Hundreds Quarantined for Measles at Two Los Angeles Universities
Gender Differences Seen in Adverse Drug Reactions
Dapagliflozin Improves Glucose Outcomes in Type 1 Diabetes
Children With ADHD May Have Higher Risk for Poor Diet
Improvement Needed in Doctor-Patient Lung Cancer Screening Discussions
Eating Breakfast Tied to Lower Risk for Death From CVD
CDC: Number of U.S. Measles Cases Reaches New High
Many Seniors Will Be Unable to Afford Care They Need by 2029
CDC Provides Clarification of Opioid Prescribing Guideline
New York City Measles Cases Increase to 390
Some Children With Asthma Miss Critical Step in Inhaler Use
USPSTF Urges Asymptomatic Bacteriuria Screen in Pregnancy
Malawi First Country to Immunize Children Against Malaria
Los Angeles County Measles Outbreak Under Investigation
Video Games Appear Not to Harm Boys' Social Development
Individualized Medical-Nutrition Therapy Important in Diabetes
Water Intake Affects Caloric Intake From Sugary Drinks
Preterm Birth Linked to Periconception HbA1c in T1DM
Metformin May Help Obese With Prediabetes Maintain Weight Loss
Diminished HRQOL More Likely Among Transgender Adults
CDC: United States Set to Break Measles Cases Record
Acetaminophen Safe as First-Line Analgesic for Most Older Adults
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
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
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
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June 7 2019 - June 11 2019American Diabetes Association, June 7-11
May 18 2019 - May 21 2019Digestive Disease Week, May 18-21
May 18 2019 - May 22 2019American Psychiatric Association, May 18-22
May 3 2019 - May 6 2019American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, May 3-6
May 3 2019 - May 6 2019American Urological Association, May 3-6
March 23 2019 - March 26 2019Endocrine Society, March 23-26
March 12 2019 - March 16 2019American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, March 12-16
February 22 2019 - February 25 2019American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, Feb. 22-25
February 6 2019 - February 8 2019American Stroke Association, Feb. 6-8
November 15 2018 - November 19 2018American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, Nov. 15-19
November 10 2018 - November 12 2018American Heart Association, Nov. 10-12
November 2 2018 - November 6 2018American Academy of Pediatrics, Nov. 2-6
October 22 2018 - October 26 2018American College of Surgeons, Oct. 22-26
October 5 2018 - October 10 2018American College of Gastroenterology, Oct. 5-10
October 3 2018 - October 7 2018Infectious Diseases Society of America, Oct. 3-7

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