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Electronic Health Records Fail to Detect Many Medication Errors
Progressive MS Linked to Faster Retinal Atrophy Than RRMS
Blood Pressure, Retinal Vessel Diameters Connected in Children
Trump Administration Asks Supreme Court to Overturn Affordable Care Act
Safety Climate Perceptions Linked to Health Provider Stress
Court Rules Against Drug Price Disclosures in TV Ads
Globally, ~11 Percent of Children Live With One of Four Disabilities
FDA OKs Second Treatment for Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder
Sleep Apnea in Patients With T2DM Ups Risk for Comorbidities
Signs, Symptoms Vary Widely for Children Presenting With PIMS-TS
Risk Factors for Suicide ID'd in Health Care Professionals
Vision, Balance Issues Common With Pediatric Concussions
ASCO: Drop in Cancer Mortality Greater With Medicaid Expansion
9.5 Percent Uninsured in U.S. From January Through June 2019
Links Found Between Leaders of Medical Associations, Industry
Only One in Four U.S. Hospitals With ICUs Have Tele-ICU Services
AI Model Predicts Risk for Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Burnout Comparable Between Millennial, Gen X Residents, Fellows
Spending on Primary Care Continues to Lag in the U.S.
28 Million-Plus Surgeries Could Be Canceled Due to COVID-19
Co-Occurring Visual Impairment, Dementia Heighten Disability Risk
Most Physicians Have Seen False-Negative COVID-19 Test Results
ATS Issues Guideline on the Diagnosis of Sarcoidosis
Symptomatic Health Care Staff in U.K. Screened for COVID-19
David Shulkin, M.D., on COVID-19 Financial Consequences for Health Care System
Roadmap Developed for Resuming Elective Surgery During COVID-19
Low Doses of Bevacizumab Tested for Retinopathy of Prematurity
Visual Impairment May Up Risk for Dementia in Older Women
Firework-Related ED Visits Peak Around Independence Day
Scoring System Helps Guide Surgical Care During COVID-19
Benefit of Social Distancing Outweighs Economic Impact
Guidance Presented for Contact Lens Use During COVID-19
Medical Masks May Be Sufficient During COVID-19 Routine Care
High Rates of Appropriate E-Consults Seen Across Specialties
Majority of Physicians Report Serious Concerns About COVID-19
Unemployed Workers Less Likely to Be Uninsured Post-ACA
Ocular Abnormalities Seen in One-Third of COVID-19 Patients
Doctors, Hospitals, Pharmacies Warned Not to Stockpile Meds
U.S. Army Opens Field Hospital in New York City
PPE Negative for SARS-CoV-2 After Patient Contact
Workers at Risk for COVID-19 Exposure Can Access Online Training
National Health Spending Expected to Increase Through 2028
Virtual Reality Can Help Assess Glaucoma-Related Visual Disability
Recommendations Issued for Pediatric Abuse-Related Head Trauma
Serial Interval of COVID-19 Estimated at 3.96 Days
Guidelines Provided for Ophthalmologists in COVID-19 Setting
Decreases Seen in Cancer Incidence, Death Rates
More U.S. Adults at High Risk for Vision Loss in 2017 Than 2002
Ophthalmologic Symptoms Common in Parkinson Disease
2018 Health Care Spending Up Due to Higher Prices
Increase Seen in Melatonin Secretion After Cataract Surgery
Female Clinical Chairs Paid Significantly Less Than Men
Considerable Increase Seen in List, Net Prices of Branded Drugs
Racial/Ethnic Insurance Coverage Disparity Down Since ACA
1996 to 2016 Saw Increases in U.S. Spending on Health Care
Eye Movement Training Efficacious for Hemianopic Patients
Influence of Politics Has Not Waned in Opinions About ACA
Mistreatment, Discrimination Still Common for Medical Students
Many Transgender Youth Intentionally Avoid Disclosure
FDA Approves Voltaren Arthritis Pain, Pataday for OTC Use
U.S. Life Expectancy to Reach 85 by 2060
Telemarketer Access to Medicare Information to Be Investigated
Subconcussive Head Impacts May Affect Neuro-Ophthalmologic Function
2011 to 2018 Saw Decline in Problems Paying Medical Bills
Broad Clinical Spectrum Linked to Pediatric MOG Antibodies
Empathy Declines as Students Progress Through Medical School
Seniors Have Concerns About Affording Health Insurance
Low-Contrast Sensitivity Predicts Poor Vision in Seniors
Reference Pricing Linked to Lower Prices Paid by Employers
Visit Adherence, Visual Acuity Linked in Macular Degeneration
2017 to 2018 Saw Increase in Life Expectancy in the United States
U.S. Spends More on Health Care, but Has Worse Life Expectancy
Gender Gap Persists in Starting Salary for Physicians
Wealthy Pay Most to Finance U.S. Health Care
Major Insurers Offer $55 Million to Lower Generic Drug Costs
Fewer Than Half of Clinical Trials Comply With Reporting Laws
Teprotumumab Bests Placebo for Active Thyroid Eye Disease
Fast-Track Review of ACA Lawsuit Rejected by U.S. Supreme Court
FDA Approves First Drug for Thyroid Eye Disease
ACP: Medicare for All Needed to Fix 'Ill' U.S. Health Care System
New Guidance Issued for Care of Children With Williams Syndrome
Americans Lack Knowledge About Eye Health
Single-Payer System Would Likely Save Money
ACA Tied to Narrowing of Disparities in Access to Care
Ageism Predicts Significantly Worse Health Outcomes
Evolution of Approval, Regulation Processes for Drugs Explored
Doctor Replacement Ratios Higher in Largest, Hospital-Owned Practices
Physicians Spend >16 Minutes Per Encounter on EHR Use
Burnout in Med Students Tied to Perceived Stress, Phone Behavior
California May Start Producing Its Own Medicines
Recruitment Satisfactory for Foreign-Educated Health Providers
Neighborhood Disadvantage Impacts Hospital Quality Ratings
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