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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
In 2016, Proportion of Uninsured Americans Down to 10 Percent
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
Patient Health Information Often Shared Electronically
Second HPV-Related Primary Cancers Common in Survivors
Global Prevalence of Insufficient Activity 27.5 Percent
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