OBGYN & Women's Health News

In Utero Ultrafine Particle Exposure Tied to Asthma in Offspring
Active Interventions Generally Helpful for Urinary Incontinence
Fewer Complications After MIRS Introduced for Endometrial Cancer
Average of 8.8 Inactive Ingredients Found in Oral Medications
Physician Burnout Rate Increased From 2014 to 2017
Induction for Late-Term Pregnancies at 41 Weeks Tied to Small Benefits
Opioid Prescriptions Dropped for New Users From 2012 to 2017
Guidelines Developed for Polymyxin Antibiotic Use
Infertility in Women Linked to Modestly Elevated Cancer Risk
E-Cigarettes May Threaten Goal of Achieving Tobacco Endgame
Prenatal High-Dose Vitamin D Not Linked to Asthma at Age 6
Head of National Cancer Institute Named Acting FDA Commissioner
Mumps Causes Quarantine of Over 2,200 Immigrant Detainees
Resistance Training May Prevent Type 2 Diabetes Progression
Parity, Risk for Breast Cancer Studied for BRCA1/2 Carriers
CDC: Most Americans Report Excellent, Good Health
Diet Quality in Midlife Not Linked to Later Risk for Dementia
Acupressure Reduces Lasting Symptoms in Breast Cancer Survivors
Stillbirth Risk Up With High Serum Bile Acids in Pregnancy
Moderate Muscle Strength Linked to Lower Risk for T2DM
CDC: Flu Season May Have Peaked
FDA Approves First Immunotherapy Drug for Breast Cancer
Long-Acting Regimen Noninferior to Daily ART for HIV-1
Sudden Unexpected Infant Death Up With Maternal Smoking
Genetic Testing Recommended for All Patients With Breast Cancer
Mumps Outbreak Reported at Temple University
History of Cycling Weight May Up Risk for Heart Disease in Women
AAN: No Increased MS Relapse Risk in Postpartum Period
Water Pipe Tobacco Smoking Addictive, Harmful to the Heart
GDM Linked to Increased Cardiovascular Event Risk Postpartum
ACC: Photoplethysmography Signal Can Detect Diabetes
Recall Down, Cancer Detection Up With Digital Breast Tomosynthesis
Raspberries May Aid Glucose Control With Prediabetes
High-Quality, Plant-Based Diet Tied to Lower Risk for CVD Mortality
Long-Term Systemic Hormone Therapy May Up Alzheimer Risk
Menopause Symptoms Linked to Chronic Pain in Midlife
No Increased Risk Seen for Pregnancies Conceived Within Year of Stillbirth
Behavioral Intervention Ups Physical Activity in T2DM
Studies Look at Ways to Reduce Depressive Episodes in Obese
Second Man HIV-Free After Stem Cell Transplant
FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb Resigns
Program in Peds Rheumatology Clinic Ups Education on Teratogenic Rx
Breast Cancer Diagnosis Delays Seen With High-Deductible Health Plans
Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy Tied to Stroke Risk
Poll: Many Older Adults Report Feeling Lonely, Isolated
Pneumococcal Vaccination at Age 50 Prevents the Most Disease
FDA Warns Americans Not to Buy Drugs From Canadian Company
HPV Infection Unlikely to Spread From Hand Contact
Antibiotic Delay Leads to Increased Risks in Seniors With UTI
Flu Vaccination During Pregnancy Does Not Cause Miscarriage
Robotically Assisted Devices Not Approved for Cancer Surgery
Performance Improvement Sustained After DBT Adoption
Lymphadenectomy Does Not Up Survival in Advanced Ovarian Cancer
Prenatal Vitamin Intake in Early Pregnancy May Cut Autism Risk
CDC: Progress in HIV Prevention Has Stalled in the United States
Antenatal Corticosteroid Tx Tied to Reduction in Birth Size
Decline Observed in HPV Type 16/18 Cervical Precancers in U.S.
Achievement of Targets in T2DM Varies by Season
Sufficient Investment Could Reduce HIV Epidemic by 2030
Excessive Gestational Weight Gain Tied to Maternal Morbidity
Environmental Exposures Before, After Birth Tied to Lung Function
Program Aids Weight Loss in Patients With Mental Illness
Knowledge of Transgender Health Care Not Linked to Education
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
2014 to 2017 Saw Improvement in Burnout for U.S. Physicians
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
Cholecystectomy in Pregnancy Tied to Worse Outcomes
One-Third of PCPs Discuss Breast Cancer Treatments With Patients
44.4 Million Estimated to Be Diagnosed With Cervical Cancer by 2069
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
Wellness Problems Prevalent Among Ob-Gyn Residents
Vertical Integration Has Little Impact on Quality Measures
Acupuncture Alleviates Moderate-to-Severe Menopause Symptoms
Sacituzumab Govitecan Promising in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer
Midlife Cognitive, Physical Activity May Cut Dementia Risk
Many Experience Improvement in Sex Life After Bariatric Surgery
Experimental Test May Quickly Diagnose Sepsis
New Kaiser Permanente Medical School Plans to Waive Tuition
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
USPSTF Says Screen Women With Higher Risk for BRCA Mutations
Oncotype DX Not Cost-Effective for Low-Risk Breast Cancer
Low Vitamin D Tied to High Blood Glucose Levels in Women
Cardiovascular Risk Increased During Gender Transition
Hospital Prices Growing Faster Than Physician Prices
FDA Approves First Customizable Insulin Pump
Primary Care Providers Can Improve Diabetic Retinopathy Screening
Artificially Sweetened Drinks Linked to Stroke After Menopause
CDC: Heterosexual Syphilis Transmission Up for Drug Users
Artificial Intelligence Predicts Survival in Epithelial Ovarian Cancer
CDC: Severity of Influenza Season Low Through Feb. 2, 2019
Human Milk Microbiota Shaped by Maternal Factors, Feeding Method
Rates of Osteonecrosis of the Jaw Low for Denosumab-Treated Women
p, p'-DDT Exposure Linked to Breast Cancer Through Age 54
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
Many Systematic Reviews Do Not Fully Report Adverse Events
Racial/Ethnic, Income Variation ID'd in the Opioid Epidemic
Women Less Likely to Get Periop Care Before Hip Fracture Surgery
More Than a Half Million Deaths From Breast Cancer Averted
Reproductive Health Counseling Inadequate in IBD
Rates of Diabetes Screening High Among Adults Age ≥45
Johnson & Johnson to Provide Drug Prices in TV Ads
High-Risk HPV Infection Linked to Increased Risk for CVD in Women
CDC: Heart Attack Awareness Improved Since 2008
FDA: Number of U.S. Women With Breast Implant-Caused Cancer Has Increased
T2DM Initially Remits in Majority Who Undergo Gastric Bypass
Conservative Management Feasible for Adnexal Masses
Type 2 Diabetes Risk Up With PCOS Regardless of BMI
Radiologists Can Help ID Intimate Partner Violence
Evidence of Therapeutic Efficacy Substantial for Cannabis Use
No Increased Risk for Cancer for ART-Conceived Children
Outcomes Good for Autologous Reconstruction After Implant Fail
Updated ACIP Immunization Schedule Released for Adults
Severe Maternal Morbidity, Mortality Up With Infertility Tx
Some Obesity-Related Cancers Increasing in Younger Adults
Discontinuing TNFi Before Gestational Week 20 Is Feasible
Physician Burnout Tied to Ability to Address Social Needs
HPV Educational Video May Increase Vaccination Rates
Use of Image Analysis to ID HER2 Status in Breast Cancer Outlined
Maternal Factors Predict Postpartum Depression Trajectory
Maternal Glucose in Pregnancy Tied to Child's Glucose Outcomes
CDC: Most Black HIV Patients Interviewed for Partner Services
Long-Term Incidence of A-Fib Increased in Women With Breast Cancer
Rising Temps May Up Burden of Congenital Heart Disease in U.S.
AHA: Nearly Half of U.S. Adults Have Cardiovascular Disease
More High-Value Care Associated With Receipt of Primary Care
Management of MS in Pregnancy Reviewed in U.K. Guideline
Small Increase in HbA1c Seen With Switch to Human Insulin in T2DM
FDA Receives an 'F' in Tobacco Prevention Report Card
Undisturbed Maternal Sleep Tied to Higher Risk for Late Stillbirth
New Guidelines Introduced for Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Pregnancy
Few Patients With Type 1 Diabetes Meeting HbA1c Goals
Adverse Birth Outcomes Up With Medically Assisted Reproduction
Evidence Lacking for Benefit of Surgery for Vertebral Fractures
Many Teens Not Up to Date on HPV Vaccination
Report IDs Areas Lacking Good Practice in Health Tech Assessment
Fried Chicken, Fish Linked to All-Cause, Cardiovascular Death
Initiative Tied to Decreased Racial Inequity in Breastfeeding
Time to Breast Cancer Surgery Delayed for Non-Hispanic Blacks
Marketing of Opioids Linked to Increased OD Mortality
Herd Protection Seen With 4-Valent HPV Vaccination
Medical Cannabis Decisions Being Made by Users, Not Doctors
CDC: Slight Hike in Prevalence of Gastroschisis Since 2006-2010
Repeat Tubal Procedures Up After Hysteroscopic Sterilization
Review Gives Guidance to Support Teens With Gender Dysphoria
CDC: Opioid Prescribing Higher in Rural Versus Urban Areas
Messages for Increasing Parental Confidence in HPV Vaccine ID'd
Mindfulness, Stress Linked to Menopausal Symptoms
Mandated Neonatal Abstinence Reporting Helps Quantify Cases
Trained Alert Dogs Can Detect Impending T1DM-Related Events
FDA Down to 5 Weeks of Funding to Review New Drug Applications
Breast Cancer Patients Do Not Overreact to Genetic Testing
Prevalence of Knee OA Lower With Menopausal Hormone Therapy
Achieving Healthy Diet From Sustainable Food Feasible
Low-Income Women Lack Menstrual Hygiene Supplies
Adoption of Advanced Health IT Capabilities Inconsistent
Review Shares Best Practices for Evaluating Penicillin Allergy
Intermittent Fasts Plus Energy Restriction Best for Weight Loss
Replacing Sitting Time With Activity Lowers Mortality Risk
Components of Ideal Cardio Health Cut Diabetes Risk
USPSTF Recommends Risk-Reducing Meds for Breast Cancer
Delayed Contraception Leads to Early Unwanted Pregnancy
Comorbidities Adversely Linked to Cancer Trial Participation
American College of Physicians Releases 7th Edition of Ethics Manual
Study Explores Influence of Genetics, Environment in Disease
Opioids Now More Deadly for Americans Than Traffic Accidents
Breast Cancer Incidence Up With Persistent Vasomotor Symptoms
Postpartum New-Onset Mental Illness Risk Up With IBD
Menopausal Hormone Tx Use Down Post-WHI Recommendations
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
Use of Diabetes Monitoring Tests in Primary Care Suboptimal
High Fiber Intake Tied to Lower Risk for Noncommunicable Disease
Algorithm Evaluates Cervical Images to ID Precancer, Cancer
CDC: E. Coli Outbreak Linked to Romaine Lettuce Is Over
Doctors Question State Lawsuits Over Pelvic Mesh Products
Private Equity Acquisition of Physician Practices Discussed
Transdermal HRT Not Linked to Increased Risk for VTE
Total Fertility Rates Vary by State
Obesity Linked to Lower Gray Matter Brain Volume
Increase in Brand-Name Drug Cost Mainly Due to Existing Drugs
Many Female Health Care Workers Live in Poverty
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
Cervical Cancer Screening Rates 'Unacceptably Low'
Screening Donated Blood for Zika Not Cost-Effective
Childhood Hodgkin Lymphoma Survivors at Risk for Later Cancers
Gabapentin Improves Sexual Function in Provoked Vulvodynia
Prenatal Valproate Exposure Linked to Increased ADHD Risk
Health Benefits of Nonsugar Sweeteners Uncertain
Psychoeducational Intervention of Little Benefit in Breast Cancer
Breast Cancer Disparities Mostly Explained by Facility Factors
Partner-Delivered HIV Self-Testing Can Up Linkage to Care
Three Novel Loci Associated With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome ID'd
Second-Line Antidiabetic Meds May Impact Cardiovascular Risk
ACOG Updates Guidelines for Gestational HTN, Preeclampsia
Having Children Tied to Higher Risk for Cardiovascular Disease
Risk for Breast Cancer Increased With False-Positive Screening Result
Pregnancy Complications Up for Women Born at Low Birth Weight
Toll on Health From Depression, Anxiety Akin to Smoking, Obesity
Low-Priced Generic Drugs Most Likely to Have Shortages
Dancing Tied to Lower Odds of Disability in Activities of Daily Living
More Than Two-Thirds of Drug OD Deaths in 2017 Involved Opioids
ASH Develops Practice Guidelines for Venous Thromboembolism
New BP Treatment Cutoffs May Not Yield Survival Benefit
More Americans Reporting Less Than Six Hours Sleep Per Night
Health Care Screening Practices Impact Skin Cancer Diagnosis
Initiative Can Cut Gender Gap in Medical School Faculty Salaries
Updated Guidelines Developed for Diagnosing, Treating Influenza
ACOG: Interpregnancy Period Should Maximize Women's Health
Vit C for Pregnant Smokers May Improve Newborn Lung Function
EMS Treatment for Possible Heart Attack Varies by Sex
HPV Ups Cervical Cancer Risk, Even With No Cellular Signs
FDA Announces Safety Monitoring Measures for the Essure Device
FDA: Fluoroquinolones Tied to Heart Vessel Ruptures, Tears
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
ADA 2019 Standards of Care Emphasize Patient-Centered Care
Exercise Promotes Executive Functioning in Sedentary Adults
Endocrine Tx Does Not Impair Neuropsychological Performance
Edentulism Tied to Greater Risk for High BP After Menopause
Cardiac Malformations Not Up With First-Trimester Ondansetron
Postmenopausal Vaginal Estrogen Not Tied to Negative Health Outcomes
Delivery Mode Tied to Pelvic Floor Disorder Risk Post-Childbirth
EHR Data ID Differences in HTN Control Across Health Systems
Routine Supplements to Prevent Chronic Disease Not Advised
Exclusion of Doctors From Public Health Insurance Up 2007 to 2017
Type 2 Diabetes Risk Lower in Women With Active Migraine
Some With Type 2 Diabetes Inappropriately Monitoring Blood Glucose
Pediatricians Have Role in ID'ing Postpartum Depression
Emotional Stress of Holidays Can Trigger Heart Attacks
Subfertility Linked to Increased Asthma Risk in Offspring
Medication Beliefs Affect Uptake of Preventive Tx for Breast Cancer
Guidelines Developed for Opioid Use in Vaginal Birth
Persistent Discrimination ID'd Among Physician Mothers
T2DM Linked to Decline in Verbal Memory, Fluency in Older Adults
Pregnancy Losses Linked to Risk for Cardiovascular Disease
Medication Errors Resulting in Death Most Common in Elderly
Novel Breast Imaging Technique Might Cut Unnecessary Biopsies
Dementia Risk Up in Women With Military-Linked Risk Factors
Negative Attitudes Reported Toward Weight-Loss Surgery
Sleep Length, Quality Linked to Risk for Falls, Fractures
Recalled Kotex Tampons Can Unravel Inside Body
Enrollment Under the Affordable Care Act Down From Last Year
Continuity of Care Tied to Lower Expenditures, Hospitalization
Young Breast Cancer Patients Face Higher Risk for Osteoporosis
Fasting-Evoked Hypoglycemia in Diabetes Is Prevalent
Greater Patient Delays for Women With STEMI Than Men
2017 Saw Slowing in National Health Care Spending
CDC Identifies Drugs Frequently Involved in Drug Overdose Deaths
U.S. Medical Schools See Increase in Diversity
Paid Childbearing Policies Lacking for Residents
Free Flap Breast Reconstruction Safe in Elderly Patients
Mail-Based HPV Testing May Increase Access
Consensus Decision Pathway Developed for Tobacco Cessation
Fetal Famine Exposure Tied to Early Menopause
Breast CA Detection Rate Up With Digital Mammography in the U.K.
Higher Risk for Breast Cancer After Childbirth May Last 20+ Years
HIT-Related Stress Linked to Burnout Among Physicians
Smaller Heads Related to Opioid-Related Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
Women Face Less Kidney Disease Morbidity and Mortality Than Men
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
Ultrarestrictive Opioid Rx Protocol Cuts Postoperative Opioid Use
Breast Screening Linked to Lower Risk for Breast Cancer Death
Pregnant Women Commonly Refuse Vaccines
Secondhand Smoke Exposure Saw Big Drop From 1988 to 2014
SABCS: Breast Cancer Outcomes Worse for Blacks Despite Similar Gene RS
Since 1999, Uterine Cancer Incidence, Mortality Up
New Guidance Addresses Early Dx of Dysmenorrhea in Adolescents
SABCS: Low-Dose Tamoxifen Cuts Risk for Breast Dz
High Sensitivity, Specificity for Chlamydia Point-of-Care Test
SABCS: Delaying Chemo Lowers Survival in Triple-Neg Breast CA
Imaging, Biopsy Often Still Needed After Mastectomy
History of Partner Violence Tied to Menopause Symptoms
Few Physicians Work in Practices That Use Telemedicine
SABCS: T-DM1 Cuts Recurrent Invasive HER2+ Breast CA Risk
Many Patients Withhold Information From Clinicians
Exposure to Phthalates May Impact Timing of Puberty in Girls
HHS Issues Draft Strategy for Reducing Health IT Burden
At-Home Self-Collected Samples Valid for Detecting High-Risk HPV
Mean Cumulative Lifetime Prevalence of Eczema 9.9 Percent
Rare Variants Associated With Interval Breast Cancers
Cost-Related Insulin Underuse May Affect One in Four Patients
Shifting Pattern Seen for Primary Care Office Visits
Targeted Hep C Testing Misses High Number of Cases in Prisons
Higher Staffing Linked to Lower C-Section Rates
Several Risk Factors More Strongly Linked to MI in Women
Increase Seen in Amphetamine, Opioid Use in Pregnant Women
Genetic Analysis Shows Higher BMI May Up Risk for Depression
Climate Change Ups Heat Deaths, Especially Among Elderly
Age-Related Vaginal Symptoms Tied to Worse Quality of Life
Large at Birth, Maternal Diabetes Up Child's Risk for Obesity
RSNA: Mammography May Benefit 30-Year-Olds With Risk Factors
Healthy Lifestyle Tied to Less Atherosclerosis for Women
FDA: Kratom Products Have High Levels of Heavy Metals
FDA: Safe to Eat Romaine Lettuce Again, but Check Labels
FDA to Update Medical Device Approvals Process
Pregnancy-Associated Mortality Involving Opioids Up
Four Principles Underlie Patient and Family Partnership in Care
ACA Coverage Substantial, but Did Not Impact Labor Markets
Newborns Infected With Ebola in Congo Outbreak
USPSTF Suggests Universal HIV Screening, PrEP for High-Risk Patients
Obesity Tied to Increased Risk for Early-Onset CRC in Women
Insulin Needed for T2DM Tx Set to Increase >20 Percent by 2030
CDC: U.S. Abortion Rate Declined 24 Percent From 2006 to 2015
Switching to High-Deductible Insurance Delays Diabetes Care
RSNA: Mammography Has Value in Women Age 75 or Older
FDA: Another E. coli Outbreak Linked to Romaine Lettuce
Prenatal Nitric Oxide Exposure Linked to Higher Risk for Autism
FDA Warns Against Giving Honey-Filled Pacifiers to Infants
HIV Transmission Risk Small With Antiretroviral Compliance
MS Relapse Drops During Pregnancy but Rises After
Opioid Misuse Varies With Sexual Orientation
Higher Risk for Amputation, DKA With SGLT2 Inhibitors for T2DM
CDC: 8.8 Percent Uninsured in U.S. in First Half of 2018
Name-Brand Medications Driving Spike in U.S. Drug Spending
Breast Cancer Recurrence Rate Not Up With Autologous Fat Transfer
Patient Experiences Shed Light on Diagnostic Errors
CDC: Many Americans May Have Prediabetes and Not Know It
AMA to Collect Data on Suicide Among Doctors-in-Training
Short Interpregnancy Intervals Tied to Adverse Outcome Risk
Heart Disease Leading Cause of Death in Low-Income Counties
AHA: Cardiogenic Shock Ups Mortality in Takotsubo Syndrome
USPSTF Recommends Screening Adults for Unhealthy Alcohol Use
Denosumab Promising for TDT-Induced Osteoporosis Treatment
AHA: Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans Updated
Many Women Have Not Heard of Ovarian Cancer Before Dx
Urinary Incontinence Common in Women Over 50 Years
Soy Feeding in Infancy Linked to Menstrual Pain in Blacks
Progress Toward Goals in Global Health Is Slowing
CDC: Increases in Yoga, Meditation for Children in 2012-2017
Trump Administration Finalizes Birth Control Coverage Opt-Out
Improved Long-Term Pregnancy Outcomes for Goserelin + Chemo
Zoliflodacin Seems Effective for Some Gonococcal Infections
Quantity of Opioids Prescribed Postop Linked to Consumption
Medicaid Expansion Approved in Three Republican-Leaning States
Abx-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae Tied to Clinical Failure in UTI
Excess Gestational Weight Gain Not Better for Child Bone Health
Over Two Million People Living With Hep C From 2013 to 2016
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
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
Fewer Parents Have Sexuality, Gender Concerns About HPV Shot
Financial Conflicts of Interest Prevalent Among CPG Authors
Minimally Invasive Sx May Up Mortality in Early Cervical Cancer
Black, Low-Income Women May Not Report Barriers to Care
Genetic Risk Score IDs Breast CA Risk in Female Child CA Survivors
USPSTF: Evidence Lacking for Lead Screen in Kids, Pregnancy
AMA Announces Initiative to Reinvent Physician Training
New Method Estimates Risk for Recurrence in Breast Cancer
Community Health Worker Intervention Beneficial
Prenatal Exposure to Phthalates Linked to Language Delay
Many Hospitals Noncompliant With Record Request Regulations
Paid Family Leave Policies May Modestly Increase Breastfeeding
Trump Administration Announces Plan to Cut Drug Prices
Early Natural Menopause Linked to Shorter Life Expectancy
Infant HIV Infection Ups Risk for Congenital CMV Infection
Outcomes Studied for Surgical Tx of Stress Urinary Incontinence
Pace of Change Has Accelerated in Alternative Payment Models
Midwifery Care Cuts Poor Birth Outcomes Versus Physician Care
Hispanics With HIV Face Higher Risk for HPV-Related Cancer
Most Supplements Contain Prohibited Stimulants
Preeclampsia Tied to Increased Risk for Vascular Dementia
USPSTF Recommends Screening Women for Partner Violence
White House Unveils New Insurance Option for Small Firms
Diagnostic Strategy Can Rule Out PE in Pregnant Women
Chemoimmunotherapy Ups Survival in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer
Glucose Dysregulation Seen Years Before Diabetes Diagnosis
Guidelines Outlined to Ease Peds Transition to Adult Health Care
Limited Success for Changing Diet and Exercise Among Nurses
Variability in Geographic Availability of New Antibiotics
Light Use of Topical Skin Tx Before Radiotherapy Seems Safe
2014 to 2016 Saw 470 Percent Increase in HIV PrEP Use in U.S.
HPV Vaccination Not Tied to Risky Sexual Behavior in Teen Girls
Mortality Due to Suicide, Alcohol, Accidents Up in Diabetes
Sharp Drop in U.S. Life Expectancy Rankings by 2040
Maternal Trauma Associated With Low Male Infant Birthweight
CDC: Many Pregnant Women Not Receiving Immunizations
Limited Evidence for OTC Preps to Treat Nasal Symptoms of Colds
Deep Learning Algorithm Can ID Mammographic Breast Density
Procurement Requirements Drive Interoperability in Health Care IT
Giving Flu Shots in Pharmacies Could Up Vaccination Coverage
Recreational Marijuana Now Legal in Canada
Seven-Day Metronidazole Better for Trichomoniasis Tx in Women
Lung Cancer Deaths 28% Lower in California Than Rest of U.S.
Fertility Rates Down for Each Urbanization Level 2007 to 2017
Positive HPV Status Tied to Better Cervical Cancer Prognosis
High Risk for Readmission for Takotsubo Syndrome
CHF in Pregnancy Up for Cancer Survivors With Cardiac Toxicity
β-Blockers in 1st Trimester Do Not Up Congenital Malformations
Without Medicaid Expansion, Poor Patients Forgo Medical Care
Active Pharmaceuticals ID'd in >700 Dietary Supplements
More Socioeconomic Challenges for Hispanic Women With HIV
Flu Vaccine Cuts Hospitalization Rates in Pregnant Women
Hormone Therapy Not Beneficial in Subclinical Hypothyroidism
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
Low-Dose Aspirin May Reduce Ovarian Cancer Risk
Higher Perceived Stress Linked to Lower Fecundability in Women
Accepted Manuscripts Meet More Criteria for Research Reporting
Aetna-CVS Merger Approved
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
FDA Approves HPV Vaccine for People Through Age 45
Minority Residents Experience Burdens Linked to Race/Ethnicity
Weight Loss May Cut Breast CA Risk in Postmenopausal Women
Stillbirth Reduction Strategy Unproven
Industry-Funded Trials Often Involve Employees in Studies
Congress Passes Bill to Fight Opioid Crisis
Sexual Harassment, Assault Tied to Women's Health Issues
More Than 14 Million Preteens Need to Receive HPV Vaccine
Tips Provided for Budgeting in Medical Residency
Three-Quarters of Health Care Workers Got Flu Shot Last Year
Price Hikes Noted in Small Subset of Generic Drugs
Opioid Use Down With 'Enhanced Recovery After Surgery' Program
Genomic Screening Can ID Undetected BRCA1/2 Cancer Risk
Cancer Risk Varies for Hispanics, Including in Puerto Rico
FDA Seizes Documents From E-Cigarette Maker JUUL
Treatment Linked to Cognitive Scores in Breast Cancer Survivors
JUUL Laboratories Have Largest Market Share of E-Cigarettes
Uninsured Rate at 8.8 Percent in First Quarter of 2018
Increasing Water Intake Can Cut Cystitis Recurrence
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
Second Opinion at NCI Center Valuable for Breast CA Patients
Risk of Venous Thromboembolism Recurrence High
More Non-Elderly Americans Uninsured in 2017 Versus 2016
Physicians Often Don't Address Their Burnout
No Benefit to Negative Pressure Wound Therapy After C-Section
Implementing EMRs Affects Time Spent With Patients in Clinic
Surgical Mesh Itself Not Tied to Increased Complications
CDC: Congenital Syphilis More Than Doubled Since 2013
Business Degree Increasingly Useful for Doctors
80,000 Americans Died From Influenza Over Last Year
Practices Should Set Rules for Staff Social Media Use
Newer Hormonal Contraception May Cut Ovarian Cancer Risk
Heading a Soccer Ball Found to Be Riskier for Female Players
Burnout, Career Choice Regret Prevalent in U.S. Residents
Many Countries Failing on Non-Communicable Dz Death Targets
Physician-Group ACOs Generate Medicare Savings
AAP Report Addresses Managing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
In 2016, Proportion of Uninsured Americans Down to 10 Percent
Positive Link Between Air Pollution, Diagnosis of Dementia
Total Diabetes at 14 Percent in U.S. Adults for 2013-2016
New Risk Factors Identified for Varicose Vein Disease
Participation Up With Online Diabetes Prevention Program
MRI Indicates Sacroiliitis in Some Healthy Individuals
Most Breast Cancer Diagnoses Given Over the Phone
Mortality Rate From Heart Failure Higher in Women Than Men
Some Clinicians, Patients Record Clinic Visits for Patient Use
Long-Term Outcomes of Breast Implants Explored
Ground Beef Recalled After E. Coli Outbreak
Promising New Way to Identify Breast Cancer Tumors
Lifestyle Interventions Cut Excess Gestational Weight Gain
Dozens of Medical Groups Join Forces to Improve Diagnoses
Research Links Doctor Burnout to Patient Safety Incidents
Study Provides Estimates of U.S. Prevalence of Type 1, 2 Diabetes
Residents Should Take Advantage of Paid Time Off
Cardiac Monitoring Needed for High-Risk Breast Cancer Patients
Hospitals Charge 479 Percent of Cost of Drugs on Average
Gestational Diabetes Tied to Subsequent Glucose Disorders
Patient-Directed IV Remifentanil Cuts Epidural Conversions
California Lawsuit Claims AbbVie Paid Doctors to Prescribe Humira
20% of Children, Adolescents Use Prescription Medications
Patient Health Information Often Shared Electronically
Second HPV-Related Primary Cancers Common in Survivors
Global Prevalence of Insufficient Activity 27.5 Percent
Active Choice Intervention Tied to Increase in Flu Shot Rates
U.S. Senate Passes Opioids Bill
2006 to 2015 Saw Increase in Severe Maternal Morbidity
Compliance With Requirement to Report Results on EUCTR Is Poor
Drug Prices Increase More Than Expected After Shortages
Scribes Improve Physician Workflow, Patient Interaction
Association Health Plans Can Help Small Businesses Offer Coverage
Use of Aspirin in Healthy Elderly Questioned in Three Studies
Poor Maternal Bonding for Women Denied Abortion
Situation Framing, Language Can Influence Decision-Making
Folic Acid Past First Trimester Doesn't Prevent Preeclampsia
CDC: Some Sexual Minorities Have Higher Sexual Risk Behaviors
CDC: About One in Five U.S. Adults Have Chronic Pain
CDC: Infant Mortality Rate Varies Greatly Among States
Gains in Insurance Coverage Seen for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Adults
Six-Step Analysis Can Help Improve Practice Logistics
Residents Working Long Hours Can Increase Alertness
Sexual, Physical Abuse Up Odds of Injury for Female Athletes
Total of 43,371 New Cases of HPV-Associated Cancers in 2015
Data Age in Clinical Trials Is About Three Years at Publication
Medicaid Work Requirements Don't Impact Many Enrollees
Many Opportunities for Doctors Using Twitter
Docs, Consumers Agree on Benefits of Virtual Care
Physician Burnout Rates Vary by Medical Specialty
Robotic Surgeries Up, but Cost Questions Remain
Gender Minorities Less Engaged in Health-Promoting Behaviors
Social Determinants Linked to Provision of Primary Care
Personalized Weighting Could Enhance Hospital Rating Tools
Adding Fish Oil in Pregnancy May Lead to Higher Child BMI
Better Training Needed to Boost LGBTQ Patient Health Care
Hospital Groups Launch Own Generic Drug Company
Goop Reaches Settlement in False Advertising Lawsuit
Perinatal Mortality Rates Remain Unchanged From 2014 to 2016
Physical Activity Not Linked to Natural Early Menopause
Recent Increase in Contraception Use Noted Among U.S. Teenagers
Baloxavir Superior to Placebo for Alleviating Flu Symptoms
WHO Issues Recommendations for Tx Intensification in T2DM
Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program Has Uncertain Future
Enrollment in High-Deductible Health Plans Up From '07 to '17
Clinicians Should Learn to Engage With Transgender Patients
FDA: Montelukast Tablet Bottles Recalled
Adding Pharmacist to Team Can Improve Patient Outcomes
Breast Cancer Surgery Outcomes Poor for Nursing Home Residents
CDC: Increase in Rate of STDs for Fourth Consecutive Year in U.S.
USPSTF Reaffirms Screening for Syphilis in Pregnancy
Ground Chuck Products Recalled by Publix Super Markets
Medical Bills in Collections Decrease With Patient Age
Medicaid Expansion Ups Access to Family Planning Services
Excess Cardiac Risk Varies With Age of Onset of T1DM
FDA: Common Diabetes Meds Tied to Serious Genital Infection
Oral High-Risk HPV Prevalence Appears to Be Low in England
No Meaningful Increase in Physician Compensation Last Year
Label Mix-Up Spurs Recall of Accord Blood Pressure Meds
Marketplace Premiums Increase More With Monopolist Insurers
High-Quality Diet Linked to Lower Mortality in Cancer Survivors
CDC: Most Babies Born in 2015 Started Out Breastfeeding
Medical Practices Should Address Negative Online Reviews
FDA: Hundreds of Human, Pet Homeopathy Products Recalled
Skin Microbiota Differ for Obese, Non-Obese Undergoing C-Section
Artificial Intelligence Holds Promise in Medicine
Experts Address Loss of the National Guideline Clearinghouse
Cannabinoid in Breast Milk Up to Six Days After Marijuana Use
Alcohol Is Leading Risk Factor for Global Disease Burden
Prevalence of E-Cigarette Use 4.5 Percent in U.S. Adults
Pediatricians Advise Against Use of Marijuana in Pregnancy
Most Research Participants Not Concerned About Data Sharing
Doctors Have Difficulty Finding Practices Offering Deliveries
Emergency Department Visits After Abortion Extremely Rare
Smartphone App Can Help Improve Outcomes With HIV
Odds of Marijuana Use Up With Nausea, Vomiting in Pregnancy
AMA Adopts Policy Promoting Health Equity As a Goal
Arkansas Law Restricting Abortion Pills Remains on Hold
Broader Scope of Practice Linked to Lower Rates of Burnout
Education RE: Herd Immunity Can Up Readiness to Be Vaccinated
Breastfeeding Linked to Lower Risk of Stroke Post-Menopause
Frailty in Middle-Aged With Multimorbidity Tied to Mortality
Increased First-Trimester HbA1c Predicts Gestational Diabetes
Most Surgical Residents Want Financial Education
Time to Stop Cancer Screenings: What Do Patients Want to Hear?
1997 to 2015 Saw Increase in HIV Viral Suppression Rates
Information Lacking on Effect of Prenatal Use of Marijuana
Small Practices Also at Risk for Data Breaches
Prophylactic Tranexamic Acid Doesn't Cut Postpartum Bleeding
National Provider Identifiers Are Vulnerable to Theft
Strategy Outlined for Shooter Incident in Health Care Facility
Catch-Up HPV Doses Effective to Age 21 Against Cervical Neoplasia
Advantages for HDHP Enrollees in Large Versus Small Firms
Similar Outcomes for Rural, Urban Cancer Patients in SWOG Trials
Patient Education Urged to Prevent Opioid OD After Sobriety
Doctors Often Not Discussing Risk Factors With Patients
USPSTF Updates Guidance for Cervical Cancer Screening
Plan to Relax Coal-Fired Power Plant Rules Could Up Mortality
Sentinel Lymph Node Mapping Most Cost-Effective for Uterine CA
Interim Guidance Provided for Men With Possible Zika Infection
Hypnosis Doesn't Cut Post-Op Pain in Breast Cancer Surgery
Pennsylvania Case Could Affect Evidence for Malpractice Defense
WPSI Recommends Annual Urinary Incontinence Screening
Experts Offer Tips for Provider Appeal of Denied Medical Claims
NYU Becomes First Medical School to Cover All Tuition
Lumpectomy + Radiation May Cut Breast Cancer Mortality in DCIS
Review Addresses Cell-Free DNA Sequencing in Pregnancy
Little Global Development Assistance for Adolescent Health
Tobacco Content Still Common on U.K. Prime-Time Television
Declines in Life Expectancy in Many High-Income Countries
EHR Review Can Measure Diagnostic Uncertainty
Comments Open on End of NIH Review for Gene Therapy Studies
Residents' Sleep Deteriorates During Training
Risk of Death Not Up in T2DM When Risk Factors Within Target
Practice Names, Logos Should Be Carefully Designed
NIH Panel Will No Longer Review Gene Therapy Experiments
Steps Provided for Discharging Patient From Practice
Counseling Needed for Pediatric Patients With Impaired Fertility
Patient Portals Don't Appear to Have Much Traction
Liposomal Bupivacaine Block No Aid for Cesarean Pain
Two Strategies for Preventing Diabetes in Minority Patients
ACA Coverage Gains Include Workers Without Insurance
Weight Gain After Quitting Smoking May Up T2DM Risk
Ibalizumab Active in Multidrug Resistant HIV-1 Infection
Talazoparib Beneficial in Patients With Advanced Breast Cancer
Integration of Opioid, Infectious Disease Treatment Needed
Primary Care Provider Burnout Rate Low in Small Practices
Labetalol Use Up for Patients With Preeclampsia and Asthma
Many Americans Not Being Assessed for Depression
HPV Legislation Doesn't Impact Teen Sexual Behaviors
cfDNA Screening First for Trisomy 21 Doesn't Cut Miscarriage Rate
Trends in HIV/AIDS Have Worsened in African-Americans
Most Postmenopausal Bleeding Not Associated With Cancer
Zika, West Nile Cases Reported in Alabama
6 Factors Related to Inclusion in Health Care Workplace ID'd
Many Sexual Assault Victims Don't Complete Evidence Kits
Intervention Cuts Risk for HIV in Young Transgender Women
Four Pros to Integrating EHR, Practice Management Software
Prenatal Tdap Vaccination Not Linked to Autism Risk
Male Underwear Choice Affects Sperm Counts
Neurodevelopmental Anomalies, Birth Defects Linked to Zika ID'd
CDC: Rates of Opioid Use Disorder Seen at Time of Delivery Up
AMA Adopts Policy on Augmented Intelligence
Sufficient Preconception Vitamin D Tied to Lower Miscarriage Risk
Childbearing Surgical Residents Often Feel Career Dissatisfaction
Sexual Minorities Have Lower Health-Related Quality of Life
AMA Adopts Policy to Advance Gender Equity in Medicine
AHA: A Diverse Diet May Not Promote a Healthy Weight
Insurance Status Tied to Higher Self-Perceived Poor/Fair Health
High BP Seen at School Age for Extreme Preterm Infants
Vit D Supplementation Doesn't Improve Fetal, Infant Growth
Cyber Insurance Recommended for All Physician Practices
Inducing Labor at Term Appears to Reduce Cesarean Risk
Steps Taken to Increase Use of Electronic Tools in Medicine
AMA Proposes Policy Opposing Medicaid 'Lockout' Provisions
HIV, Syphilis Screening Low With ED-Diagnosed PID in Adolescents
Thyroid Dysfunction Linked to Gestational Diabetes
'Good' Cholesterol May Not Be So in Postmenopausal Women
AMA Calls for Greater Electronic Cigarette Regulation
Disparities Remain in Prevalence of Cancer Screening Tests
Combined Digital Screening Best for Detecting Breast Cancers
CDC: Half of U.S. Adults Tried to Lose Weight From 2013 to 2016
Variation in Specialty Drug Coverage Across Health Plans
Some Bacteria Now More Tolerant of Alcohol-Based Sanitizers
Groups Urge CMS to Reconsider Suspending Risk Adjustment
ASCO Endorses SIO Guideline for Integrative Tx in Breast Cancer
Health Affairs Announces Launch of New Three-Year Initiative
Three Financial Metrics Can Improve Practice Performance
How Doctors Receive Feedback Is Key for Antimicrobial Programs
Single Threshold May Not Be Feasible for Gestational Diabetes
TGFB1 Mutation Ups Radiation-Induced Breast Fibrosis Risk
E-Cigarettes Don't Seem to Aid Smoking Cessation Efforts
AMA Calls for Alleviating Racial Housing Segregation
New Short-Term Health Plans Have Large Coverage Gaps
Alcohol Exposure Via Breastmilk May Affect Infant Development
National Guideline Clearinghouse Offline Due to Funding Cuts
Nut Intake Reduces HbA1c Among Adults With T2DM
Steps Can Be Taken by Doctors to Minimize Risk of Lawsuits
Protease Inhibitors May Worsen Outcomes for HIV + Heart Failure
Learning to Change Important for Improving Practice
FDA Warns of the Dangers of 'Vaginal Rejuvenation'
Weak Recommendation to Screen for Bacteriuria in Pregnancy
Front Desk Staff Can Set Up a Practice for Successful Billing
One in Four Older Adults With Diabetes Uses Alternative Meds
Few Published Programs Address Medical Trainee Mistreatment
Medical Boards May Contribute to Mental Health Stigma for Doctors
AMA Opposes Proposed Cuts, Gag Orders for Reproductive Health
Health Coverage Interruptions Common in Adults With T1DM
Four Strategies Help Doctors Make Personal, Professional Gains
Few Health Differences for Trans, Cisgender Veterans
No Higher Risk of Autoimmune Disorders After HPV4 Vaccination
Cross-Continuum Communication Beneficial After Discharge
NFID Initiative Working to Up Hepatitis B Vaccination Rates
2002 to 2014 Saw Hike in AMI Rate in Pregnancy, Puerperium
PFO Closure Plus Antiplatelet Tx Advised for Cryptogenic Stroke
July 28 Is World Hepatitis Day
Use of 2017 ACC/AHA Guidelines Would Increase HTN Prevalence
Assessing, Improving Patient Satisfaction Cuts Malpractice Risk
Insurers May Be Underpaying Doctors
ACOG, Others Come Out Against Proposed Rule on Title-X
Regulations Restrict Providers' Ability to Offer Info on Abortions
One-Third of Hep C Rx Receive Absolute Denial From Insurers
FDA Approves Magnetic System for Guiding Lymph Node Biopsies
First IVF Baby Louise Brown Turns 40
Coal and Oil Power Plant Pollution May Lower Fertility Rates
Many U.S. Adults View Marijuana Use Positively
Tools, Methods of RCTs Can Be Adapted to Real-World Settings
HerbList App Launched to Provide Information on Herbal Products
Guidelines for ART Updated for Those With or at Risk for HIV
Physicians and Practices Should Prepare for Emergencies
Lowering Default Number of Pills Can Reduce Prescribed Opioids
11 Infant Deaths Halt Trial of Sildenafil in Pregnant Women
Reproductive, Hormonal Factors Tied to Knee OA in Women
FDA Grants First Approval for CA Drug Under New Pilot Programs
VA MISSION Act May Up Costs, Lower Vet Health Care Quality
Medical Organizations Must Address Sexual Harassment
Walmart Generic Drug Discounts Often Offer More Patient Savings
Embezzlement Not Uncommon in Medical Practices
Increased Coverage in States With Medicaid Expansion
Unfavorable Prepregnancy Lipid Levels Linked to Low Parity
Bayer Stops U.S. Sale of Essure Birth Control Implant
FDA Proposes New Rule on Food Labeling in Vending Machines
Complementary Medicine Use Ups Refusal of Usual Cancer Therapy
Same-Day Appointment System Implemented in Health Network
Patients Care About the Clothes Doctors Wear
Link for Asbestos-Free Talcum Powder, Cancer Not Clear
Characteristics of Severe Hypoglycemia Identified in T2DM
Seven Strategies Can Help Practices Manage Staff Time Off
Overall Cancer Mortality Rates Decreasing for Men and Women
Basal Insulin Analogues Similar for Glucose Lowering
Prenatal Depression More Common in Young Moms Today
Risk of Cochlear Disorders Up With History of Migraine
CDC: 'Tips' Campaign Has Helped a Number of Smokers Quit
Alternative Payment Models Should Include Precision Medicine
Problem Solving Helps Prevent Depression in Low-Income Moms
Trials Supporting FDA Approval of Breakthrough Drugs Examined
FDA: Some Rx Drugs May Become Available Without Seeing a Doctor
Higher Risk of In-Situ Breast CA, Ovarian Tumors With Fertility Tx
Evidence of Clinical Inertia in Management of T2DM
Shared Decision-Making Approach to Zika Best for Travelers
FDA Establishes New Task Force on Drug Shortages
Adoption of EHR Linked to Reduction in Mortality Rates
eCare Plan Set to Improve Doctor/Pharmacist Relationship
Quadrivalent HPV Vaccine Not Tied to Spontaneous Abortion
Physician Burnout Tied to Higher Risk of Medical Errors
Inappropriate Prescribing of Abx High in Urgent Care Centers
Fake FDA Warning Letters Being Sent to Consumers
Virtual Assistants Not HIPAA Compliant
Jury Awards $4.62B in Johnson & Johnson Talcum Powder Lawsuit
Gender Bias in Medicine Has Far-Reaching Consequences
Blacks Have Elevated HTN Risk Through Age 55 Years
Higher Vitamin D Levels May Lower Breast Cancer Risk
11.2% of U.S. Adults Aged ≥45 Report Subjective Mental Decline
Patient Experience Officers Can Play Key Role in Medical Offices
AMA Aims to Boost Affordability of ACA Marketplace Plans
2001 to 2015 Saw Decline in Self-Employment in Health Care
Mothers' Healthy Lifestyle Tied to Drop in Offspring Obesity
Peer-Led Education Helps Physicians Save Time With EHRs
Women Often Unaware of Their Hospital's Religious Affiliation
FDA Requires Safety Label Changes for Fluoroquinolones
Restricting Benefits for Single Moms May Harm Mental Health
Attending Surgeon Influences Genetic Testing in Breast Cancer
AMA Calls for Inclusive Family, Medical Leave Policies
International Group Develops Best Practices for Drug Packaging
Pelvic Exam in ER Doesn't Help Predict STI for Young Females
Error Rate 7.4 Percent in Speech Recognition-Assisted Notes
Parents Urged to 'Look Before You Lock' Cars
High Rates of Salmonella Contamination ID'd in Kratom
CDC: Wildfire Smoke Poses Health Risks
Mammography Use Tied to Other Preventive Tests in Older Women
Prenatal Folic Acid Fortification May Affect Cortical Development
Obesity Paradox Seen in T2DM Modified by Smoking Status
IT Solutions for Easier EHRs Save Physicians Time, Burnout
Risk-Stratified Breast Cancer Screening Ups Cost-Effectiveness
Decrease in Mean Platelet Counts Seen During Pregnancy
Most Women Who Freeze Eggs Motivated by Lack of Partner
WHO Calls for Renewed Effort to Combat Chronic Disease
Hospitals Face $218B in Federal Payment Cuts From 2010 to 2028
Patient Complaints Mainly About Rudeness, Rushing, Reproach
22.9 Percent of U.S. Adults Meet Aerobic, Strength Activity Goals
Patients Comfortable With Doctors Having Tattoos, Piercings
1996 to 2013 Saw Large Increase in Diabetes Spending
For Postpartum Hemorrhage, Carbetocin Similar to Oxytocin
HPV Cervical CA Screening Cuts Odds of Later CIN3+ Diagnosis
AMA Adopts Policy to Cut Sugar Sweetened Drink Consumption
CVD Risk Up With Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy
Working >45 Hours Tied to Higher Diabetes Risk in Women
Coffee Drinking Found to Lower Risk of All-Cause Mortality
Irrigation Water Likely Cause of Romaine Lettuce E. Coli Outbreak
Follow-up Lacking for Women With Severe Maternal Morbidity
Practice Management Can Improve Efficiency
Data Needed on New Type 2 Diabetes Therapies in Pregnancy
AMA Calls for Electronic Health Record Training
USPSTF Favors Osteoporosis Screening to Prevent Fracture
Health Care Technology Impacts Younger Patient Satisfaction
Prenatal Pediatric Visit Recommended for Expectant Families
Higher Rates of Cancers Observed Among Flight Attendants
Abortion Complication Rates Similar Between Facility Type
National HIV Testing Day Is on June 27
Missed Opportunities for HIV Diagnosis Among Those at Risk
AMA Adopts Ethical Guidance on Medical Tourism
Higher Cancer Rates Confirmed in Women With Dense Breasts
Authors Explore Overdiagnosis in Cancer Screening
ADA: T1D, T2D, GDM Before 26 Weeks Tied to Higher ASD Risk
CDC, APhA Create Guide for Community-Clinical Linkages
In Cancer Patients, PTSD May Increase Symptom Burden
AMA: Docs Declare Drug Shortages Public Health Emergency
Percentage of Teens Trying to Lose Weight Decreasing
Efavirenz Doesn't Up Depression, Suicidal Ideation in HIV-Infected
Increased Adiposity Tied to Lower Premenopausal Breast CA Risk
Presence of Nurse Practitioners Growing in Primary Care
E-Cigarettes May Help Some Quit Tobacco Smoking
Some California Mosquitoes Can Carry Zika Virus
Few Receive All High-Priority Clinical Preventive Services
More Cash-Pay Patients Means Docs Need Billing Strategies
Parents Say Cancer Prevention Best Reason for HPV Vaccination
No Causal Effect of 25(OH)D on Gestational HTN, Preeclampsia
Greater Satisfaction With Autologous Breast Reconstruction
Some Neonatal Risks for Lithium Exposure in Pregnancy
Attitudes Among Obese Are Not Aligned With Healthy Living
Gender Difference in Survival Seen After Radical Cystectomy
Considerable Costs Associated With Switching EHR
J-Shaped Association for Alcohol, Mortality in Older Adults
Many Women Report Vasomotor Symptoms in Their 60s
AMA Vows to Improve Access for Docs Seeking Mental Health Care
Pharmacists Are Well Placed to Improve Adult Vaccination Rates
CDC: Obesity Prevalence Higher in Non-Metropolitan Counties
CDC: Many High School Students Engage in Health-Risk Behaviors
Doctors Want Substantial Improvements in EHRs
Binge Drinking Tied to Poorer Bone Health in Young Females
VTE Linked to Acute Decline in Physical Function in Women
T2DM Risk in Offspring Greater With T2DM Versus GDM Exposure
Fluconazole Use Doesn't Up Risk of Stillbirth, Neonatal Death
APA: Suicide Prevention Should Be a Public Health Priority
Exposure to Maternal HTN May Up Risk of ASD, ADHD in Child
CDC: Preterm Births Increased in United States During 2014-2016
How Do Business Partner Data Breaches Affect Your Practice?
USPSTF: No to ECG Screening to Prevent CVD in Low-Risk Adults
Female Teens, Young Adults Not Getting Enough Exercise
Poor Social Network Adds Health Risks Across Cardiac Diagnoses
Certification Status Tied to Physician Performance Measures
Better Dietary Patterns Among U.S. Adults Could Save Billions
Cancer Development Linked to Increased Diabetes Risk
2011 to 2017 Saw Drop in Youth Use of Any Tobacco Products
Noninvasive Blood Test Can Predict Gestational Age
1999 to 2016 Saw Increase in Suicide Rates Across Most States
NCI Cancer Centers Endorse Goal of Eliminating HPV Cancers
ASCO: Undertreatment Seen for Women With Head & Neck Cancer
Online Consumer Ratings of Physicians Tend to Be Skewed
Mifepristone Pre-Tx Improves Management of Early Miscarriage
AAFP Joins Call on FDA to Reduce Nicotine Content in Cigarettes
CDC: Prevalence of No Insurance Varies by Occupational Groups
AMA Guide Highlights Importance of Caring for Caregivers
CDC: Office-Based Physician Visit Rates Vary by Patient Age, Sex
USPSTF Advises PCPs to Screen Adults for Unhealthy Alcohol Use
ASCO: Ovarian Suppression + Tamoxifen Ups Breast CA Survival
Personalized Therapy Promising in Metastatic Breast Cancer
ASCO: Endocrine Tx Noninferior for HR+, HER2− Breast Cancer
Few High-Risk Mothers in Boston Took Folic Acid Before Pregnancy
Many Breast Cancer Survivors Do Not Undergo Annual Surveillance
Case Shows Biotin Can Interfere With Multiple Endocrine Tests
Studies ID Impact of U.S. Opioid-Related Mortality, Rx Patterns
CDC Says E. Coli Outbreak Tied to Romaine Lettuce Is Over
Ob-Gyns Should ID Gynecologic Symptoms of Eating Disorders
Postmenopausal Sex Hormone Levels Associated With Later CVD
Abortion Not Tied to Significantly Higher Antidepressant Use
Variables ID'd to Predict Height Loss in Postmenopausal Women
ASHP: SVP, Injectable Opioid Shortages Threaten Patient Care
CVD Risk Up Even in Metabolically Healthy Obese Women
Prenatal Care in First Trimester for Majority of 2016 U.S. Births
AUA: Yoga Can Reduce Urinary Incontinence in Older Women
Older Adults Often Reluctant to Set Up Secure Patient Portal
Birth Control Pills Recalled Over Potential Pregnancy Risk
Recommendations Developed for Improving Women's Health Care
Teens' Self-Esteem, Peer Status Tied to Later Eating Disorders
Screening for von Willebrand Disease in Girls Found to Be Low
One in Six Women Regret Freezing Their Eggs
CDC IDs Outbreak Trends Tied to Treated Recreational Water
Increase in Tx Candidates With 2017 Hypertension Guidelines
FDA Approves Palynziq for Phenylketonuria
Higher Seafood Intake May Shorten Time to Pregnancy
CPAP Use May Improve Sexual QOL in Those With Sleep Apnea
Congress Approves Bill Expanding Private Care for VA Patients
Major Depression in Males May Lower Chances of Conception
Global Variation in Personal Health Care Access and Quality
12 County-Level Factors Affect Individual Well-Being in U.S.
Lung Cancer Incidence Higher for Young Women Than Young Men
Morbidity in Pregnancy Common for Women With Heart Disease
Inverse Link for Plasma 25(OH)D Concentration, Risk of T2DM
Recommendations Developed for Managing Postpartum Pain
Addressing Parents' HPV Vaccine Hesitancy Ups Vaccination Rates
Exercise Modifies Predisposition to Obesity After Menopause
TNFi Exposure In Utero Does Not Up Serious Infection Risk
CDC: No Change in Level of Uninsured in U.S. in 2017
Rivaroxaban Linked to Low VTE Recurrence in Active Cancer
Starting Exercise Even in Older Age Cuts Heart Failure Risk
AUA: Most Women Report Dysfunctional Toileting Behaviors
Surgical Site Infection Rate Can Be Reduced in Hysterectomy
Various Clinical Disturbances Precede MS Diagnosis
Language Used in Medical Record Can Affect Patient Care
Pharmacists Should Counsel Patients Fasting for Ramadan
Higher Adiposity Increases Odds of Smoking
Chemicals in Hair Products for Black Women Raise Concerns
Most Teens, Young Women Satisfied With IUD Insertion
Good Evidence That HPV Vaccines Protect Against Cervical Precancer
Acute Kidney Injury in Hospital Ups Risk of Later Heart Failure
CDC: Number of U.S. Births Dropped to 30-Year Low in 2017
Healthful Diet Linked to Reduced Risk of Hearing Loss in Women
Seafood Recommended 1 to 2 Times/Week for Cardiac Benefit
Nonprofit Manufacturer Could Keep Generic Drug Costs Down
Hepatitis C-Exposed Infants Not Adequately Screened
Best Practices Developed for Use of EHR to Enhance Patient Care
Fetal Growth, Maternal Anger Impact Infant Regulation
Acupuncture Doesn't Up Live Birth Rate for Women Having IVF
Prescription Med Use in Children Down Overall From 1999 to 2014
Assisted Reproduction May Up Risk of Placental Anomalies
Shower Cream, Body Lotion Combo Improves Atopic Dry Skin
Anxiety Levels Tied to Bone Mineral Density Post-Menopause
Rate of Deaths From Falls in Seniors Up From 2007 to 2016
Maternal Exposure to Polluted Air Tied to Elevated Child BP
Reported Cannabis Use Up in Parents With Children in Home
Rates of Major Depression Up Among U.S. Insured, Esp. Youth
Increase in Proportion of Births at Gestational Age 39 to 40 Weeks
Emotion Regulation Program Cuts Risky Sex Behaviors in Youth
Midstream Urine Microbiome Diverse in Seniors With CKD
Many Dispensaries in CO Proffer Marijuana for Morning Sickness
Fx Risk Should Be Monitored in Bisphosphonate Drug Holiday
Gestational Diabetes May Indicate Future Subclinical Renal Issues
Ob-Gyns Should Play Role in Reducing CVD Risk for Women
Low-Dose Vaginal Estradiol Improves Menopause-Linked QOL
Birth Factors Mostly Explain England's Child Mortality Rate
Low Procedure Volume for Many Surgeons Doing Hysterectomies
Lesbian, Bi Women More Likely to Develop T2DM at Younger Age
At Low Temps, Air Pollution May Up Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death
Regulatory Requirements Drive Dissatisfaction With EHRs
Teen Sexting Linked to Intimate Partner Violence, Sexual Abuse
Long-Term Cardiovascular Risk for Endometrial Cancer Survivors
Adverse Outcomes Up for Vaginal Birth After Previous C-Section
Cancer Incidences and Burden Expected to Shift in HIV-Positive
Poor Prognosis for Interval Breast Cancer After Negative Mammo
Executive Function Improved With Prenatal Exposure to SSRIs
Provider Counseling for Weight Loss Up for Arthritis, Overweight
Parenting Fears Harm Well-Being of Women With Metastatic Cancer
Many Organizations Not Meeting Trial Reporting Requirements
Pharmacists Can Play Role in Identifying Frailty
Social Media Negatively Affects Body Satisfaction in Women
Early Intervention May Reduce Breast CA-Related Lymphedema
Midlife Transition Tied to Decreasing Stress in Women
CTC Status Predicts RT Benefit in Early-Stage Breast Cancer
Reproductive Markers Associated With Risk of Diabetes
Gender Disparity Observed in Cancer Genetic Testing in the U.S.
Older Adults Agree Sex Is Important Part of Relationships
Mortality Risk Persists for Cancer Tied to Prenatal DES Exposure
Health Care for Undocumented Immigrants Is Complex
Epilepsy Does Not Appear to Affect Likelihood of Pregnancy
Vectorborne Diseases Up More Than Two-Fold From 2004 to 2016
Practices Should Be Aware of Correct Way to Fire Employees
Knowledge of Causes of Cancer Low in General Population
Glyburide Not Noninferior to Insulin for Gestational Diabetes
Maternal, Child Sugar Intake Could Impact Child Cognition
Certain Foods May Impact Timing of Menopause
Similar Risk Predicted for Automated, Clinical BI-RADS Density
Review: Need to Strengthen Natural Experiments in Obesity
Flu Vaccines Have High Impact, Even With Relatively Low Efficacy
Irregular Menstruation Common in Girls With Type 2 Diabetes
Five Healthy Lifestyle Habits Could Add >10 Years to Life
New Clinic Satisfaction Tool Provides Real-Time Feedback
Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptives Good for Teens
Certain Anticholinergic Drugs Appear to Raise Dementia Risk
Spermatogenesis Still Occurs in Men With Testicular Cancer
Potentially Inappropriate Meds Use Prevalent in Cancer Patients
Improvement in Race-Based Disparities in Years of Life Lost
Low-Dose Hyaluronidase Can Remove Hyaluronic Acid Fillers
ACOG Committee Recommends Better, Ongoing Postpartum Care
Pros and Cons for E-Cigarettes As Aid to Smoking Cessation
Saturday Is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day
Fetal Inflammation May Play Role in Preterm Labor
Risk of Adverse Birth Outcomes No Higher With TDF-FTC-LPV/r
Medicare Requiring Hospitals to Post Prices Online
Alcohol Consumption Has Moderate Association With PMS
CDC: Birth Rate for 10- to-14-Year-Olds at Record Low in 2016
Exercise Intervention Doesn't Improve Walking Ability in PAD
Five-Day Nitrofurantoin Beats Single-Dose Fosfomycin for UTI
USPSTF Urges Abuse Screening for Reproductive-Aged Women
In Utero Caffeine Exposure Affects Early Childhood Weight
Evening Preference Linked to Higher BMI in Type 2 Diabetes
Patients Prefer Doctors Who Engage in Face-to-Face Visits
Cancer Screening More Likely After a Previous False Positive
Lasting Outcome Similar for ULS, SSLF for Pelvic Organ Prolapse
Small Link for Cannabis Use, Reduced Cognitive Functioning
Stronger Link With Mortality for Ambulatory Versus Clinic BP
Social Support of Autonomy Tied to Better Glycemic Control in DM
New Drug Combo Ups Survival in HER2/neu Uterine Serous Cancer
CDC: Asian U.S. Mothers More Likely to be Older, Married
Calcium Channel Blockers May Up Pancreatic Cancer Risk in Women
USPSTF: Exercise Interventions Prevent Falls in Seniors
Opioid Packaging Often Lacks Info on Safe Storage, Disposal
Parents Favor Supporting Pregnant Teens, Their Babies
Women Less Likely to Fill Post-MI Statin Prescription
Recommendations Developed on Gender Equity in Medicine
Nonoptimized Drug Therapy Costs More Than $500 Billion Annually
Cigarette Smoking a Risk Factor for Heart Failure in Blacks
Increased Pollution Exposure Ups Health Care Visits for Acute URI
FDA Cracks Down on Caffeine-Loaded Dietary Supplements
FDA Approves AI Device to Detect Diabetic Retinopathy
Soda Tax Cuts Daily Soda, Energy Drink Consumption
Continuous Glucose Monitoring Cost-Effective in T1DM
Politically-Focused Thoughts, Behaviors Tied to Psychopathology
Review: Lowest Mortality Risk Seen With ≤100 g Alcohol/Week
Quality of Life Predicts Mortality in Older Breast Cancer Patients
Recent Years Saw Increase in Burden of Prior Authorization
Pre-Pregnancy Fitness Lowers Gestational Diabetes Risk
Cigarette Price Hike Would Provide More Gains for the Poor
Higher Mortality Risk Seen for 'Night Owls'
CVD Burden Decreased From 1990 to 2016 Across U.S.
Endocrine Therapy-Induced Alopecia Seen in Breast Cancer
FDA Warning Ups Hysterectomy Complications for Uterine Fibroids
Vascular Dysfunction Linked to Greater Symptoms of Menopause
Later Natural Menopause Can Benefit Future Verbal Memory
FDA Puts New Restrictions on Contraceptive Implant Essure
About Half of Pregnant Women With HIV Have C-Sections
Metabolic Syndrome Common in Patients With Lupus
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Tied to Risk of Mental Health Issues
Considerable Differences in Burden of Disease at State Level
Suggestions Offered to Reduce Physician Frustration With EHRs
Exercise Best Defense for Those at Genetic Risk for CVD
Number of IUD Insertions Up After ACA Contraceptive Mandate
Cannabis Compound Transfers to Breast Milk
Prenatal Exposure to SSRI Tied to Fetal Brain Development
Adult Patients With Diabetes Go to Dentist Less Often
Adults More Inclined to Take Tea, Pill for Hypertension
Interns' Schedule Takes Toll on Sleep, Physical Activity, Mood
Small Employers Often Don't Provide Tobacco Cessation Help
Factors ID'd for Breastfeeding Behavior in Women With BMI ≥30
Quality Improvement Initiative Cuts Early Elective Deliveries
ACA Marketplaces Expand Coverage for Chronically Ill
Online Doc Reviews Don't Reflect Patient Satisfaction Surveys
Lactation Lowers Risk of T2DM After Gestational Diabetes
Cannabis Use Tied to Increased Likelihood of Cigarette Smoking
Smoking Status Associated With Poor Diet Quality
Mood Disorders Up for Children of Consanguineous Parents
mRNA Assay Less Sensitive Than DNA Assay for Latent HPV
Depressive Symptoms Tied to Diabetes Self-Management
Eating Veggies Found to Protect Against Atherosclerosis in Women
Breast Cancer Diagnosis, Therapy Differ in Women With Implants
Variations Identified in Free-Text Directions in E-Prescriptions
Energy-Based Devices Work Well for Feminine Rejuvenation
Early Alcohol Use in Pregnancy Tied to Gastroschisis
Overweight, Obesity Contributing to Cancers in Young Adults
Preconception Blood Pressure Tied to Risk of Pregnancy Loss
CDC: Overdose Deaths Up Across Drug Categories in 2015 to 2016
Obstetrician-Gynecologists Can Help Protect Working Mothers
Zika Vaccine Could Essentially Eliminate Prenatal Infection
Stopping Exercise Found to Increase Depressive Symptoms
Infant Heart Defects May Be Early Marker of Future CVD in Mothers
Lower Energy Consumption for South Asian Migrants With T2DM
Lag in Progress Against Lung CA Mortality in Midwest, Appalachia
ACA Has Provided Better Access to Care for Cancer Survivors
Scale of Online Marketplace for Marijuana Increasing
Duration of Antibiotics Often Exceeds Guidelines for Sinusitis
CDC: Many Adults Not Receiving Sexual Risk Assessments
Dining Out Linked to Phthalates Exposure in U.S. Population
Novel Interstitium Has Been Identified in Human Tissues
Recent Years Have Seen Obesity Prevalence Increasing for Adults
Total Estimated Cost of Diagnosed Diabetes $327 Billion in 2017
Use of E-Cigarettes May Hurt Efforts to Quit Smoking
Heart Disease, Stroke Less Prevalent Among Foreign-Born
Menopausal Hormone Therapy Linked to Reduced Abdominal Fat
Cervical Cancer Frequently Diagnosed After Age 65
EHR Usability Contributes to Possible Patient Harm Events
Geographic, Social Variances Tied to Higher Drug-Related Mortality
Educational Attainment Down With In Utero Exposure to AEDs
Early Social Media Use May Harm Teen Girls' Well-Being
Ethical Duties ID'd for Short-Term Global Health Experiences
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For Those With HIV, Symptom Burden Higher in Women
Intensive Lifestyle Interventions Cut Long-Term Disability in T2DM
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Challenges ID'd for Childbearing During Surgical Residency
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Unique Risks Associated With Texting Medical Orders
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CDC: Low Birthweight Rate Increased From 2014 to 2016
Hormone Therapy May Impact Brain Structure, Cognition
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HIV Incidence Down in All Except Men Who Have Sex With Men
Cardiovascular Health Declining in the United States
Report Presents U.S. Trends in Abortion Methods, Care
Personal Health Info Found in Recycling at Five Hospitals
Waist-to-Height Ratio Tied to Anxiety in Middle-Aged Women
In-Flight Transmission of Respiratory Diseases Low
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February 6 2019 - February 8 2019American Stroke Association, Feb. 6-8
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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
October 23 2018 - October 28 2018American Society of Nephrology, Oct. 23-28
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October 3 2018 - October 7 2018Infectious Diseases Society of America, Oct. 3-7
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May 18 2018 - May 21 2018American Urological Association, May 18-21
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