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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
Many Patients Still Employ Strategies to Reduce Prescription Drug Costs
ACC: New Guidelines Issued for Primary Prevention of CVD
Prenatal Pesticide Exposure Linked to Increased Risk for Autism
Niraparib Extends Time Without Symptoms in Ovarian Cancer
Younger Female Blood Donors Vulnerable to Iron Deficiency
Prevalence of Severe Maternal Morbidity Increased Across Groups
Digital Breast Tomosynthesis Can Reduce Benign Biopsy Rate
Trastuzumab Tied to Higher Long-Term Risk for Heart Failure
Pregnancy-Adapted Algorithm Avoids Diagnostic Imaging for PE
FDA Takes New Look at Breast Implant Safety
Patients With Diabetes at Increased Risk for Sleep Apnea
Breast Density Categorization Varies With Screening Modality
Overall, Physicians Are Happy and Enjoy Their Lives
FDA: First Treatment Approved Specifically for Postpartum Depression
CDC: New HIV Transmission Often From Those Unaware of Infection
Light Physical Activity Tied to Lower CHD, CVD Risk in Women
Bluetooth Technology Enables Insulin Adherence Monitoring
Analgesics in Pregnancy Do Not Seem to Cause Offspring Asthma
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
Risk for Breast Cancer Increased With False-Positive Screening Result
Toll on Health From Depression, Anxiety Akin to Smoking, Obesity
Low-Priced Generic Drugs Most Likely to Have Shortages
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
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
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