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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
Elderly Women May Still Benefit From Osteoporosis Treatment
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
Surgeons' Unprofessional Behavior Tied to Higher Complication Risk
Patterns of Inpatient Opioid Use Linked to Long-Term Use
Cognitive Decline Faster After Incident Coronary Heart Disease Event
Drug Makers Challenge New Rule Requiring Drug Prices in TV Ads
High Soy Intake May Cut Fracture Risk in Younger Breast Cancer Survivors
Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Varies by Birthplace for Black Women
Prenatal Antiepileptic Rx Exposure Ups Risk for Behavioral Issues
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
FIGO 2018 Staging Ups Discrimination of Stage 1B Cervical Cancer
Vitamin D, Estradiol Deficiency Have Synergistic Effect on MetS
HIV Risk Does Not Differ With Three Contraceptive Methods
Most Providers Unaware of Online Feedback About Themselves
Study Confirms Teratogenicity of Valproic Acid, Topiramate
Chemoradiation Does Not Up Survival in Endometrial Cancer
Nitrate Pollution of Tap Water May Cause Thousands of Cancer Cases
USPSTF Issues Recommendations on HIV Screening, Prevention
Inadequate Fruit, Veggies Explain Many Cardiovascular Deaths
Poor Physical Performance Tied to Depression, Anxiety in Midlife Women
Number of Cancer Survivors Set to Top 22 Million by 2030
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
ADA: Vitamin D Supplementation Does Not Lower T2DM Risk
Cell-Free DNA Testing IDs Trisomy 21 in Twin Pregnancies
Job Demands, Burnout Tied to Weight Gain
Rapid Cycling Work Roster Improves Resident Sleep Practices
Receipt of Breast Milk Increases With Gestational Age at Birth
WHO: Estimated Incidence of Curable STIs 376.4 Million in 2016
Survey Indicates Physician Misconduct Is Underreported
Surveillance Breast MRI Ups Biopsy, Cancer Detection Rates
Lowering Cholesterol Levels May Worsen Nerve Damage in T2DM
ASCO: Survival Up With Ribociclib in Advanced Breast Cancer
Common Supplement Ingredient Could Harm Fetus, FDA Warns
Young Male Adults Have Lower Cancer Burden Than Women
ACP Issues Position on Response to Physician Impairment
Higher Surgical Volume May Improve Outcomes in Cervical Cancer
Guidelines Issued for Addressing Heart Disease Risk in HIV
FDA Takes Hard Look at CBD
Exercise, Therapy May Improve Depression, Diabetes Outcomes
Noncompliance Common in Teens Prescribed STI Treatment in ED
Lupus Manifestations Appear to Differ by Race, Ethnicity
Excess Cause-Specific Mortality Tied to Chronic Proton Pump Inhibitor Use
Mammogram Benefits Seen as More Important Than Harms
FDA Approves First Test for Zika in Human Blood
Stepped Tx for Alcohol Use Disorder Studied in HIV Patients
High Costs Associated With Physician Burnout in U.S.
Syncope in Pregnancy May Up Risk for Adverse Outcomes
More Steps Tied to Lower Death Risk in Older Women
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
More Than 1 in 4 Middle-Aged Men, Women Have Low Bone Mineral Density
Incidence Rates for Aggressive Uterine Cancers on the Rise
Global Burden of Serious Health-Related Suffering to Double by 2060
Extragenital Tests to Detect Chlamydia, Gonorrhea Cleared for Marketing
Work Burnout, Gaming Addiction Classified as Diseases by WHO
First PI3K Inhibitor Approved for Metastatic, Advanced Breast Cancer
Migraines in Pregnancy Tied to Worse Outcomes for Mother, Baby
Obstructive Sleep Apnea Linked to Cancer Diagnosis in Women
Poor Glycemic Control Linked to Sarcopenia in T2DM
U.S. Lawmakers Say WHO Opioid Guidelines Too Lax
Severe Maternal Complication Risk Four Times Higher With Twins
Early cART Leads to Enhanced T Cell Function in HIV Infection
Medication Nonadherence Common in Patients With T2DM
Women With COPD Have Worse QoL, Increased Symptom Burden
CDC: Cancer Death Rates Decreased, Heart Disease Deaths Rose
Some Women With HIV Struggling to Achieve Viral Suppression
Vitamin D Deficiency Tied to Gestational Diabetes Risk
Bystander Resuscitation Attempted Less Often for Women in Cardiac Arrest
Non-Rx Fentanyl Up in Urine Tests Positive for Other Drugs
Rates of Depression Up in U.S. Women at Hospital to Give Birth
Fracture Risk Tool Useful for Women on Aromatase Inhibitors
Clinical Drug Diversion Costly to Health Care Organizations
Medicaid Expansion Cuts Racial Disparities in Preterm Births
Hormone Therapy in Transgender Women Ups Breast Cancer Risk
Cancer Screening Less Likely Among Current Smokers
Access to Care Worse for Sexual-Minority Cancer Survivors
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
Quitting Smoking Lowers Risk for Bladder Cancer Postmenopause
Sleep Duration Tied to Adverse Measures of Glycemia
More U.S. Adults Show Signs of Despair As They Enter Middle Age
Estimated Prevalence of Low Birth Weight Down Since 2000
Recs Updated for TB Screening, Treatment in Health Care Workers
North Carolina Sues Electronic Cigarette Maker JUUL
ASCO: Low-Fat Dietary Pattern Cuts Breast Cancer Deaths
Risk for Miscarriage Up With Benzodiazepine Use in Early Pregnancy
Healthy Lifestyle Recommended for Reducing Dementia Risk
Two-Thirds of Sunscreens Fail Safety Tests
Worldwide Prevalence of Eating Disorders Increased Since 2000
CDC: Racial Disparity Seen With Lupus-Related Deaths
Thyroid Hormones Not Endorsed for Subclinical Hypothyroidism
CDC: Number of Births in U.S. Reached New Low in 2018
Quitting Smoking While Pregnant Tied to Reduced Risk for Preterm Birth
Tool Predicts Seizure Risk During, After Pregnancy
Gestational Weight Gain Weak Predictor of Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes
Late-Onset Type 1 Diabetes Often Misdiagnosed as Type 2
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
Bioimpedance Spectroscopy May Identify Lymphedema Earlier
Adverse Childhood Experiences Linked to Worse Lupus Outcomes
Prior Training Increases Internists' Knowledge of PrEP for HIV
Rate of Ordering Cancer Screening Tests Decreases During Clinic Day
Health Professionals Supportive of Medicinal Cannabis
Doctors Aware of Patient Difficulties Affording Medical Care
New Recommendations Developed for Breast Cancer Screening
Model Predicts Counties at Risk for Measles Outbreak
ACS Sets Goal to Cut Cancer Mortality 40 Percent by 2035
Nut Intake in First Trimester May Benefit Child Neurodevelopment
2018 Saw More Employed Physicians Than Self-Employed
CDC: HIV Racial Disparity Measure Decreased From 2010 to 2016
Generic Version of Truvada Available in U.S. by Sept. 2020
Mammo-Based Deep Learning Model Assesses Breast Cancer Risk
Progesterone Offers No Benefit for Bleeding in Early Pregnancy
CDC: Uninsurance Levels Did Not Change Significantly in 2018
Fifteen Million Patients Will Need First-Course Chemo in 2040
Risk for Cancer Increased in Men, Women With T2DM
Less Invasive Mastectomy an Option for More Patients
Scientology Cruise Ship Passengers, Crew Still Under Quarantine
Prices Will Soon Be Included in TV Drug Ads
Test Predicts Benefit of Chemo in ER+, HER2− Breast Cancer
Low Glucose Levels at Hospital Discharge Tied to Poor Outcomes
Alcohol Consumption Per Capita Increasing Among Adults
Neonatal Morbidity Increased for Apgar Scores 7, 8, and 9
In 2015 to 2016, 45.8 Percent of U.S. Population Used Rx Drugs
CDC: Pregnancy-Related Deaths Occur Before, During, Postpartum
New Lesions ID'd on Breast MRI During Treatment Likely Benign
External Reference Pricing Could Cut Drug Costs in U.S.
Efforts Needed to Ensure Publication of All Trials
Gentamicin Appropriate Second-Line Therapy to Ceftriaxone for Gonorrhea
Clinicians Believe Link Between Breast Pain, Cancer Is Weak
Oral Contraceptive Pill May Protect Against ACL Tears
Guidance Issued for Managing Heart Disease in Pregnancy
Implementing Surgical Safety Checklist Reduces Mortality
More Than Half of U.S. Adults Have Medical Financial Hardship
Lifetime Risk for Brain Mets Up in Elderly With Three Common Cancers
Measles Case Leads to Quarantine of Cruise Ship in St. Lucia
FDA: Breast Implants Linked to Cancer Can Still Be Sold in U.S.
Cervical Adenocarcinoma Rates Increased in Some Populations
Preterm Birth Tied to Elevated Risk for Chronic Kidney Disease
Prepregnancy Folate Intake Linked to Reduced Risk for GDM
Radiotherapy Tied to Lower Recurrence of Early, Hormone-Driven Breast Cancer
Medicaid Reimbursement for Breast Radiation Varies by State
E-Cigarette Use Similar for Pregnant, Nonpregnant Women
Coronary Vessel Wall Thickness Surrogate for CAD in Women
Rare Variants Identified in DENND1A Gene in PCOS
CDC: 704 Measles Cases Reported in U.S. Through April 26, 2019
Maternal Comorbidity Higher for Women With Congenital Heart Defects
Ambiguous Genitalia in Newborns Not Uncommon
Longer Duration of Antibiotic Use Tied to Risk for CVD in Women
Gender Differences Seen in Adverse Drug Reactions
Dapagliflozin Improves Glucose Outcomes in Type 1 Diabetes
Minor Birth Defects Up in Progeny of Female Gulf War Veterans
CDC: Drinking Alcohol Not Uncommon Among Pregnant Women
FDA Announces New Steps to Reduce Risks Tied to Surgical Staplers
Six Prognostic Factors ID'd for Invasive Disease After DCIS
CDC Provides Clarification of Opioid Prescribing Guideline
Personalizing Breast Cancer Tx Could Cut Initial Costs of Care
USPSTF Urges Asymptomatic Bacteriuria Screen in Pregnancy
Risks, Benefits of Long-Term Drug Therapy for Osteoporosis Reviewed
Individualized Medical-Nutrition Therapy Important in Diabetes
Preterm Birth Linked to Periconception HbA1c in T1DM
Diminished HRQOL More Likely Among Transgender Adults
Loan Forgiveness, Educational Debt May Affect Practice Patterns
Conception by IVF May Increase Risk for Rare Childhood Cancer
National Hand Hygiene Initiative Successful in Australia
CDC: Recent Decline Seen in High-Grade Cervical Lesions
Sixty People Charged in Massive Opioid Painkiller Investigation
Perinatal Complications Tied to Childhood Social Anxiety
Infections May Up Risk for Developing Sjögren Syndrome
UB-421 Monotherapy Maintains HIV Viral Suppression
Late-Pregnancy US Could Prevent Undiagnosed Breech Presentation
Most Diabetes Phone Apps Lack Education, Support Functions
Some Patients With Imminently Fatal Cancer Undergo Treatment
Hand Hygiene Compliance Poor in Task Transitions
Mixed Effects Observed for Workplace Wellness Program
FDA Halts All Sales of Pelvic Mesh Products Tied to Injuries in Women
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Effective for Prenatal Insomnia
Standardizing Demographics Ups Accuracy of Patient Matching
Telehealth Video Visits Risk Fragmenting Care
Metformin May Cut Risk for Prematurity, Miscarriage in PCOS
Gestational Diabetes Linked to Incident Diabetes in Offspring
In Pregnancy, Buprenorphine Use Up, Methadone Use Down
Inflammatory Arthritis Linked to Sexual Dysfunction
Very Low LDL-C, Triglycerides Tied to Hemorrhagic Stroke Risk in Women
Domestic Responsibilities Tied to Physician Mothers' Satisfaction
SSI Risk Up After C-Section for Medicaid Beneficiaries
FDA: Patients Should Not Abruptly Stop Taking a Prescribed Opioid
Recurrence Score May Cut Costs for High-Risk Breast Cancer Care
Haptoglobin Expression Tied to Outcomes in Preterm Newborns
Same Services More Expensive in Outpatient Than Office Settings
People With Obesity Are Blatantly Dehumanized
Review Links Adverse Events to Use of Herbal Meds in Pregnancy
Genetic Testing Underused in Breast, Ovarian Cancer
FDA Approves Osteoporosis Tx for High-Risk Postmenopausal Women
Dietary Supplement Use Not Linked to Mortality Benefits
New, Revised Topics Released in ACR Appropriateness Criteria
Proximity to Major Roadways Impacts Child Development
Guidance Statements Issued for Breast Cancer Screening
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
Female Infertility Specialists Make Less Than Male Specialists
Digital Breast Tomosynthesis Boosts Metrics in Older Women
Pregnancy History Not Likely Tied to Later Cognitive Function
Depressive Symptoms May Up Risk for Death in HIV+ Veterans
Histologic Clearance of CIN2/3 Seen With HPV Therapeutic Vaccine
FDA: High Levels of Heavy Metals Found in Kratom Products
Most Osteoporosis Guidelines Do Not Discuss Patient Choices
Adherence to Prenatal Screening Recommendations Varies by Lab
Drop Seen in Preinvasive Cervical Disease With HPV Vaccination
Minerals Not Linked to Multiple Sclerosis Risk in Women
Late Preterm Steroid Therapy Found to Be Cost-Effective
AACR: HPV Vax Low for Adults at High Risk for HIV Infection
AACR: Surgery Tied to Improved Survival in HER2+ Breast Cancer
Americans Borrowed $88 Billion in Past Year to Pay for Health Care
Over-the-Counter Meds Save Health Care System Money
Guidelines for Asymptomatic Bacteriuria Updated
Cesarean Delivery May Up Risk for Severe Maternal Morbidity
Dolutegravir Feasible for HIV Tx in Women of Childbearing Age
Sex Hormone Levels May Impact Development of Asthma
Doctors Unclear on Legal Obligations in Caring for Patients With Disability
Undiagnosed Gestational Diabetes Ups Risk for Stillbirth
High Prenatal Omega-6:Omega-3 Ratio Linked to ADHD at Age 7
Perception of E-Cigarettes as More Harmful Than Cigarettes Increased
Simple Rapid Urine Test Can Help Diagnose Preeclampsia
Shorter Reproductive Span May Up Risk for Dementia in Women
Lifetime HTN Risk High for Black Men and Women, White Men
Doctors With Malpractice Claims More Likely to Leave Medicine
Frailty May Up Fracture Risk in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes
Tooth Loss May Up Pancreatic Cancer Risk in Black Women
Miscarriage Risk Strongly Tied to Age, Pregnancy History
FDA: Breast Density Must Be Reported to Women During Mammograms
Taxane + Platinum Feasible for Adjuvant Tx in Endometrial Cancer
Fewer Complications Seen With Uterine Fibroid Embolization
ENDO: Recommendations Issued for Treating Osteoporosis
Douglas County, Colorado, Ranked as Healthiest Community
FDA Panel: Too Early to Ban Breast Implant Linked With Cancer
Risk for Miscarriage Increased With Night Work During Pregnancy
ENDO: Levothyroxine Does Not Up Fertility in Women With TPO Ab
ENDO: Diabetes Underestimated With HbA1c Criteria
Mumps Outbreak at Temple University Reaches 74 Cases
Brachytherapy Boost Ups Survival in Locally Advanced Cervical Cancer
2019 Residency Match Day Was Largest in History
Younger Age at Menopause Tied to Higher Risk for Bladder Cancer
State Breast Density Notification Laws May Up Ultrasound Use
ACC: New Guidelines Issued for Primary Prevention of CVD
Niraparib Extends Time Without Symptoms in Ovarian Cancer
Younger Female Blood Donors Vulnerable to Iron Deficiency
Prevalence of Severe Maternal Morbidity Increased Across Groups
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