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Private Insurers Pay 241 Percent of What Medicare Would Pay
Many Lives Could Be Saved if All Hospitals Had Grade A Rating
Study Describes TBI Caregiver QOL Measurement System
Heroin Overdose ED Visits Decreased From 2017 to 2018
More U.S. Adults Show Signs of Despair As They Enter Middle Age
Americans Increasingly Open About Mental Health
Recs Updated for TB Screening, Treatment in Health Care Workers
Cannabis Legalization Not Tied to Higher Health Care Utilization
Risk for Miscarriage Up With Benzodiazepine Use in Early Pregnancy
Healthy Lifestyle Recommended for Reducing Dementia Risk
Computer-Based Training Studied in Children With Fragile X Syndrome
Worldwide Prevalence of Eating Disorders Increased Since 2000
Thyroid Hormones Not Endorsed for Subclinical Hypothyroidism
Mindful Music Listening Aids Cognitive Recovery After Stroke
U.S. Parents Worried About Child's Communication Skills
Patients Find Note Reading Important for Health Management
Higher Risk for Cancer, Mortality Seen With Pediatric-Onset IBD
Adverse Childhood Experiences Linked to Worse Lupus Outcomes
Fatal Overdoses Reduced With Pharmacist Dispensation of Naloxone
Health Professionals Supportive of Medicinal Cannabis
Suicide Attempts by Self-Poisoning Have Increased in Teens
Doctors Aware of Patient Difficulties Affording Medical Care
2018 Saw More Employed Physicians Than Self-Employed
Higher Risk for Mental Disorders Seen in Patients With Psoriasis
CDC: Uninsurance Levels Did Not Change Significantly in 2018
Prices Will Soon Be Included in TV Drug Ads
Alcohol Consumption Per Capita Increasing Among Adults
In 2015 to 2016, 45.8 Percent of U.S. Population Used Rx Drugs
External Reference Pricing Could Cut Drug Costs in U.S.
Efforts Needed to Ensure Publication of All Trials
Recommendations Issued for Treating Tourette Syndrome
Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorders Reliable in Toddler Years
Positive Emotion Intervention Cuts Caregiver Stress
Children With Chronic Illness Can Have Normal Life Satisfaction
More Than Half of U.S. Adults Have Medical Financial Hardship
Cocaine-, Psychostimulant-Involved Death Rates Increasing
New Drugs May Influence Social Behaviors in Those With Autism
Living Alone Tied to Increased Risk for Mental Disorders
FDA Puts Tough Warning Label on Ambien, Lunesta, Other Sleep Aids
Cognitive Function Does Not Predict Pediatric Bariatric Surgery Outcome
Mental Health Treatment, Diagnoses Up in Military Children
Texting Program May Improve Schizophrenia Outcomes
Poll: Americans Among Most Stressed People in the World
Work Stress, Impaired Sleep Tied to CVD Risk in Workers With HTN
Combo Nicotine Replacement Tx Ups Success in Quitting Smoking
Psychostimulant Use Pervasive in Young Adults' Fatal Strokes
Gender Differences Seen in Adverse Drug Reactions
Children With ADHD May Have Higher Risk for Poor Diet
Many With Chronic Pain Achieve Remission From Suicidality
WHO: No More Than One Hour of Screen Time a Day for Young Children
U.S. Death Rate From Drug Poisoning Up for Teens, Young Adults
1998 to 2015 Saw Increase in Outpatient Depression Treatment
CDC Provides Clarification of Opioid Prescribing Guideline
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Aids Irritable Bowel Symptoms
Video Games Appear Not to Harm Boys' Social Development
Speech-Based Algorithm Helps ID Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
Diminished HRQOL More Likely Among Transgender Adults
FDA Approves Marketing of First Device to Treat ADHD
Increased Screen Time in Preschool Tied to Worse Inattention
FDA Approves First Generic Nasal Spray Against Opioid Overdose
Naltrexone Implant Helps HIV Patients Prevent Opioid Relapse
Loan Forgiveness, Educational Debt May Affect Practice Patterns
National Hand Hygiene Initiative Successful in Australia
Group, Telephone, Guided CBT Treatment Effective for Depression
Anti-Inflammatory Add-On May Be Beneficial for Depression
Sixty People Charged in Massive Opioid Painkiller Investigation
Perinatal Complications Tied to Childhood Social Anxiety
Sensory Sensitivity Tied to Constipation in Young Children
About One-Quarter of Seniors Store Firearms Unlocked, Loaded
One in Three U.S. Adults Aged 35 to 44 May Have Drinking Problem
Sleep Myths Are Commonly Circulated
Hand Hygiene Compliance Poor in Task Transitions
Intensive BP Lowering May Up Cognitive Decline in Elderly
Mixed Effects Observed for Workplace Wellness Program
Trigeminal Nerve Stimulation Beats Sham Tx for Peds ADHD
Barriers to Opioid Use Disorder Treatment Should Be Addressed
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Effective for Prenatal Insomnia
Low Scam Awareness May Indicate Alzheimer Risk in Seniors
Standardizing Demographics Ups Accuracy of Patient Matching
Telehealth Video Visits Risk Fragmenting Care
New Scale Helps Identify More Serious Cases of Mononucleosis
Daily Dose of Nature Cuts Stress Hormone Levels
Daily Cannabis Use More Common in Distressed Individuals
In Pregnancy, Buprenorphine Use Up, Methadone Use Down
Mindfulness Yoga Aids Patients With Parkinson Disease
CDC: Prevalence of Autism at Age 4 Years Increasing
Stress-Related Disorders Associated With Increased CVD Risk
Domestic Responsibilities Tied to Physician Mothers' Satisfaction
DLQI With 'Not Relevant' Answers May Underrate Psoriasis Severity
Caregiving for Older Cancer Patients Takes Emotional Toll
Verubecestat, Atabecestat Not Beneficial for Preventing Alzheimer Disease
People With Obesity Are Blatantly Dehumanized
Many NPs Unable to Prescribe Meds to Treat Opioid Addiction
High Response Seen for All Hep C Tx Models in Injection Drug Users
Suicide-Related ED Visits Increased in Children From 2007 to 2015
Alcohol, Drug Misuse Tied to Long-Term Health Problems
Draft Recommendation Promotes Screening Women for Anxiety
Health Issues Prevalent Across BMI Classes for Obese Children
Pregnancy History Not Likely Tied to Later Cognitive Function
Depressive Symptoms May Up Risk for Death in HIV+ Veterans
FDA: High Levels of Heavy Metals Found in Kratom Products
Amyloid PET Linked to Changes in Management for MCI, Dementia
Americans Borrowed $88 Billion in Past Year to Pay for Health Care
Over-the-Counter Meds Save Health Care System Money
Reduction in Autism Diagnoses Observed With DSM-5
Doctors Unclear on Legal Obligations in Caring for Patients With Disability
High Prenatal Omega-6:Omega-3 Ratio Linked to ADHD at Age 7
Questions Remain About Safety of Parkinson Disease Psychosis Drug
Recommendations Presented on Genetic Testing in Psychiatry
Doctors With Malpractice Claims More Likely to Leave Medicine
Nonsurgical Brain Stimulation Beneficial in Major Depressive Episodes
Maltreatment in Childhood May Affect Course of Adult Depression
Douglas County, Colorado, Ranked as Healthiest Community
Smoking Seems Not to Be Linked to Increased Dementia Risk
Digital Intervention Ups Socialization in Children With Autism
2019 Residency Match Day Was Largest in History
Stricter Gun Laws Tied to Safer High Schools
Many Patients Still Employ Strategies to Reduce Prescription Drug Costs
Prenatal Pesticide Exposure Linked to Increased Risk for Autism
Recent Increase Reported in Drug Overdose Deaths Involving Fentanyl
Three Factors Predict Psych Events With Drugs for Smoking Cessation
In Youth With ADHD, New-Onset Psychosis Up With Amphetamines
Antiepileptic Drugs Not Tied to Dementia Risk
Overall, Physicians Are Happy and Enjoy Their Lives
Daily Cannabis Use May Up Risk for Developing Psychotic Disorder
FDA: First Treatment Approved Specifically for Postpartum Depression
Average of 8.8 Inactive Ingredients Found in Oral Medications
2011 to 2015 Saw Increase in Psychiatric ED Visits for Youth
Physician Burnout Rate Increased From 2014 to 2017
Mental Health Issues Have Risen in Teens, Young Adults
E-Cigarettes May Threaten Goal of Achieving Tobacco Endgame
CDC: 2000 to 2017 Saw Increase in Mortality Due to Dementia
Head of National Cancer Institute Named Acting FDA Commissioner
Prediagnosis Psychiatric Care Linked to Worse Cancer Mortality
CDC: Most Americans Report Excellent, Good Health
Acupressure Reduces Lasting Symptoms in Breast Cancer Survivors
Dual Receipt of Opioids Tied to Increased Risk for OD Death
Anxiety, Depression More Likely for Adults With Atopic Dermatitis
Dasotraline Promising for the Treatment of ADHD in Children
Mental Health Symptoms Common After Mild Brain Injury
Few Seniors Receive Regular Brief Cognitive Assessments
FDA Approves Ketamine-Like Drug for Severe Depression
Studies Look at Ways to Reduce Depressive Episodes in Obese
FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb Resigns
MMR Not Linked to Autism in Danish Cohort Study
Multidimensional Approach Cuts Unneeded Drug-Drug Interaction Alerts
Poll: Many Older Adults Report Feeling Lonely, Isolated
FDA Warns Americans Not to Buy Drugs From Canadian Company
Drivers' Opioid Use Associated With Fatal Car Crashes
Heavy Smoking Linked to Damaged Spatial, Color Vision
AAD: Isotretinoin Exposure for Acne Not Linked to Depression Risk
Teens' Social Media Use Does Not Predict Later Depression
Mental Health Disorders Up After Head & Neck Cancer Diagnosis
Prenatal Vitamin Intake in Early Pregnancy May Cut Autism Risk
Green Space in Childhood Tied to Better Mental Health Later
Contributors to Delay of Multiple Sclerosis Diagnosis ID'd
Sertraline Tops CBT for Reducing Depression in Dialysis Patients
Atypical Temporal Work Patterns Linked to Depressive Symptoms
Program Aids Weight Loss in Patients With Mental Illness
Some Characteristics Unique to Depression Before, After Birth
2014 to 2017 Saw Improvement in Burnout for U.S. Physicians
Opioid-Related Mortality Up From 1999 to 2016 in Eastern U.S.
Nonmedical Rx Opioid Use in Teens Linked to Parental Use
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
Since Early 2000s, Overdose Death Rates Are Highest in U.S.
Guideline Covers Extracutaneous Manifestations of Psoriasis
Leg Amputation in ESRD Patients Should Prompt Palliative Care Discussion
Vertical Integration Has Little Impact on Quality Measures
Acupuncture Alleviates Moderate-to-Severe Menopause Symptoms
Many Experience Improvement in Sex Life After Bariatric Surgery
New Kaiser Permanente Medical School Plans to Waive Tuition
1997 to 2014 Saw Large Hike in Screen Time for Ages 0 to 2
Lower Self-Perception Observed in Children With Amblyopia
Hospital Prices Growing Faster Than Physician Prices
Wisdom Linked to Cognitive Performance in Schizophrenia
Physical Activity Down Across Chronic Disease Subgroups
CVD Does Not Modify Depression-Mortality Link in Elderly
FDA Panel Backs Ketamine-Like Drug for Depression
Lower Birth Weight May Up Risk for Psychiatric Disorders
Yoga May Help With Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms, Severity
Coexisting Medical Conditions, Smoking Explain PTSD-CVD Link
USPSTF Recommends Counseling to Prevent Perinatal Depression
Health Care Spending Per Person Increased to $5,641 in 2017
Many Systematic Reviews Do Not Fully Report Adverse Events
Acne Relapses Linked to Lower Quality of Life, Productivity
Low Fitness, Obesity Linked to Later Disability Pension
Many Children Not Receiving Needed Mental Health Treatment
Racial/Ethnic, Income Variation ID'd in the Opioid Epidemic
Children With Autism More Often Have Sleep Problems
Higher Optimism Tied to Lower Odds of Pain After Deployment
Patient, Doctor Communication Priorities Differ in Ulcerative Colitis
Johnson & Johnson to Provide Drug Prices in TV Ads
Certain Opioids Less Effective With SSRI Antidepressants
Slower Gait Speed, Shorter Step Length Tied to Later Depression
Misuse of Rx Opioids Linked to Other High-Risk Behaviors
Parents Conflicted About Opioid Use in Children
Chronic Rhinosinusitis Linked to Depression, Anxiety
Trazodone Not Associated With Reduced Risk for Dementia
Age-Standardized Mortality Rate for Suicide Down Since 1990
Discord Found in Clinician-, Criteria-Based Fibromyalgia Diagnosis
Hepatitis C Infection Rates Up After OxyContin Reformulation
Antidepressant Overprescribing Appears Common in Elderly
Radiologists Can Help ID Intimate Partner Violence
California Bill Would Tighten Controls on Children's Genitalia Surgery
Ethnic Differences Seen at Time of Dementia Diagnosis in U.K.
Evidence of Therapeutic Efficacy Substantial for Cannabis Use
Direct-to-Doctor Payments May Increase Opioid Prescribing
Physician Burnout Tied to Ability to Address Social Needs
Shortage of Anxiety Drug Creates Alarm Among Patients, Doctors
Maternal Factors Predict Postpartum Depression Trajectory
Pharmacist-Led Phone Follow-Up May Cut Readmission Rates
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Also Benefits Chronic Pain
E-Cigarettes More Effective for Smoking Cessation
Depressive Symptoms Higher During Internal Medicine Internship
Financial Stress, Coronary Heart Disease Linked in African-Americans
New Model Helps Predict Patients Likely to Develop PTSD
Screen Time Linked to Poorer Child Developmental Performance
Gender Gap Seen in Accessing Alcohol Treatment With Cirrhosis
Likelihood of Engaging in Choking Game Higher in Troubled Teens
Virtual Video Visits Liked by Patients, Providers
Psychopathology in Adulthood Up With Child Lead Exposure
Cognitive Scores After Kidney Transplant Tied to Frailty
Report IDs Areas Lacking Good Practice in Health Tech Assessment
Suicide Incidence Up in Autism Spectrum Disorder 2013 to 2017
2003 to 2015 Saw Increase in Outpatient Benzodiazepine Use
Objectively Assessed Exercise Protective Against Depression
Most Stroke Survivors ≥50 Years Report Complete Mental Health
Mavoglurant Improves Visual Attention in Fragile X Syndrome
Benzodiazepine, Opioid Co-Usage Up in the United States
Medical Cannabis Decisions Being Made by Users, Not Doctors
Wearable Sensor Data Help ID Children With Internalizing Dx
Review Gives Guidance to Support Teens With Gender Dysphoria
Assessing Symptoms After 4 Weeks of Psychotherapy Helpful in Teens
Mindfulness, Stress Linked to Menopausal Symptoms
Medication Treatment for Substance Abuse Up in Facilities
Mandated Neonatal Abstinence Reporting Helps Quantify Cases
Frailty Could Increase Susceptibility for Dementia
FDA Down to 5 Weeks of Funding to Review New Drug Applications
Breast Cancer Patients Do Not Overreact to Genetic Testing
Adoption of Advanced Health IT Capabilities Inconsistent
Suicide Risk Up More Than Fourfold for Cancer Patients
Young-Onset Type 2 Diabetes Tied to Increased Hospitalization Risk
American College of Physicians Releases 7th Edition of Ethics Manual
Study Explores Influence of Genetics, Environment in Disease
Recalling Positive Memories May Cut Depression Risk for Teens
Opioids Now More Deadly for Americans Than Traffic Accidents
800-662-HELP Underappreciated in Media, General Population
Lack of Parent-Teen Agreement About Teen Suicidal Thoughts
Postpartum New-Onset Mental Illness Risk Up With IBD
Couples Intervention May Aid Partners of Diabetes Patients
Terrorist Attack Victims With PTSD Have Higher Cancer Risk
Drug Overdose Death Rate Increasing Among Middle-Aged Women
Prices Still Explain High U.S. Health Care Spending
Drug Repurposing May Provide More Psychiatric Tx Options
Private Equity Acquisition of Physician Practices Discussed
Many Medical Cannabis Users Drive While Under the Influence
Smartphone App Can Detect Early Signs of Opioid Overdose
Depression Tied to Worse Asthma Outcomes in Urban Teens
Increase in Brand-Name Drug Cost Mainly Due to Existing Drugs
Many Female Health Care Workers Live in Poverty
Psychotherapy May Reduce Frequency of Nonepileptic Seizures
Nine Cases of Wound Botulism ID'd in Injection Drug Users
Medical Marketing Has Increased in Past 20 Years
ACA Coverage Gains Could Erode Without Individual Mandate
Feeling Life Is Worthwhile Linked to Healthier Aging
Risk for Suicide Increased in Year After Cancer Diagnosis
More Comorbidities, Lower Mortality for Holocaust Survivors
Prenatal Valproate Exposure Linked to Increased ADHD Risk
Psychoeducational Intervention of Little Benefit in Breast Cancer
Functional Milestones Identified for Persons With Down Syndrome
Clinical Tool Rapidly Assesses Post-Intensive Care Syndrome
Antidepressant Use in Seniors Linked to Risk for Hip Fracture
One in 10 EMS Encounters for Involuntary Psychiatric Holds
Higher Risk for Depression, Anxiety Seen With Cerebral Palsy
Delayed School Start Shows Benefits for Teens
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
More Americans Reporting Less Than Six Hours Sleep Per Night
Initiative Can Cut Gender Gap in Medical School Faculty Salaries
ACOG: Interpregnancy Period Should Maximize Women's Health
Incorrect Prescribing Alerts Common for Psychotropic Meds
A-Fib Risk Up for Antidepressant Users, but Higher Before Tx
Number of People With Dementia Rose Twofold From 1990 to 2016
Mental, Behavior, Developmental Disorders Up With Low-Income
Growth in Use of Telemedicine Seen From 2005 to 2017
Prevalence of Benzodiazepine Use 12.6 Percent in the United States
Affordable Care Act Sign-Ups Higher Than Expected
Restrictive, Obstructive Lung Disease Linked to Dementia Risk
Cognitive Therapy Helps Reduce Anxiety in COPD Patients
Endocrine Tx Does Not Impair Neuropsychological Performance
Several Factors Tied to Early Readmission After Hip Fracture Sx
Hospitalizations Up for Homeless From 2007 to 2013
Exclusion of Doctors From Public Health Insurance Up 2007 to 2017
Psychosocial Factors Key in Peds Care for Special-Needs Kids
More U.S. Teens Are Vaping, but Use of Opioids, Alcohol Falling
Pediatricians Have Role in ID'ing Postpartum Depression
Risk for Later Suicide Up for Certain Youth Presenting to ED
Dementia Often Misclassified With Brief Cognitive Assessments
Persistent Discrimination ID'd Among Physician Mothers
Depressive Symptoms Up From Age 10 for Sexual-Minority Youth
Medication Errors Resulting in Death Most Common in Elderly
Dementia Risk Up in Women With Military-Linked Risk Factors
Patient-Reported Outcome Measures May Aid Communication
Antipsychotics Up Risk for Unexpected Death in Youths
Enrollment Under the Affordable Care Act Down From Last Year
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
Consensus Decision Pathway Developed for Tobacco Cessation
HIT-Related Stress Linked to Burnout Among Physicians
Smoking Linked to Cognitive Dysfunction in Fibromyalgia
Most Insured Patients Not Using Online Portals
Patient Education Can Improve Chronic Disease Management
Infections Linked to Increased Later Risk for Mental Disorders
History of Partner Violence Tied to Menopause Symptoms
Few Physicians Work in Practices That Use Telemedicine
Many Patients Withhold Information From Clinicians
HHS Issues Draft Strategy for Reducing Health IT Burden
Use of Telemedicine Low for Substance Use Disorder Treatment
Prevalence of Ever-Diagnosed ASD 2.79 Percent in U.S. Children
Limiting Social Media May Improve Psychological Well-Being
Hypnotherapy Beats Education for Relief of IBS Symptoms
Increase Seen in Amphetamine, Opioid Use in Pregnant Women
For Teen Girls, Depression May Predict Subsequent Alcohol Use
Genetic Analysis Shows Higher BMI May Up Risk for Depression
CDC: U.S. Life Expectancy Decreased From 2016 to 2017
In-Person Social Contact Tied to Reduced Psychiatric Symptoms
ADHD Diagnosis, Treatment Up for August-Born Children
Amblyopia Linked to Lower Self-Perception in Children
Feature Tagging of Home Videos Promising in Autism Diagnosis
FDA: Kratom Products Have High Levels of Heavy Metals
FDA to Update Medical Device Approvals Process
Less Pediatric Screen Time Tied to Better Well-Being
Pregnancy-Associated Mortality Involving Opioids Up
Risks of Trazodone Similar to Those of Atypical Antipsychotics
Four Principles Underlie Patient and Family Partnership in Care
Prevalence of Eating Disorders 1.4 Percent in Preteens
ACA Coverage Substantial, but Did Not Impact Labor Markets
Estimated 2.5 Percent of U.S. Children Diagnosed With Autism
FDA Warns Two Companies About Bogus Opioid Addiction Treatment
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