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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
Failure of Timely Stop to Certain Prescription Drugs Is Common
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
Prenatal Nitric Oxide Exposure Linked to Higher Risk for Autism
Dementia Tied to Mortality in Older Adults With Down Syndrome
Opioid Misuse Varies With Sexual Orientation
Transcendental Meditation Benefits Veterans With PTSD
Rates of Mental Health Tx, Diagnosis Up for College Students
Drug Overdose Mortality Rates Highest in United States
CDC: 8.8 Percent Uninsured in U.S. in First Half of 2018
Name-Brand Medications Driving Spike in U.S. Drug Spending
Patient Experiences Shed Light on Diagnostic Errors
Mental Health Conditions, Suicide Up After Major Trauma
AMA to Collect Data on Suicide Among Doctors-in-Training
AHA: Cardiogenic Shock Ups Mortality in Takotsubo Syndrome
Repetitive Hits May Predispose Athletes to Concussion
Coordinated Care Needed for Cancer Survivors, Caregivers
CDC: Increases in Yoga, Meditation for Children in 2012-2017
Quitting Cannabis Tied to Improved Memory
Medicaid Expansion Approved in Three Republican-Leaning States
Naloxone Products Stay Effective Long After Expiration Date
Short Questionnaire IDs GI Disorders in Children With Autism
Happy Childhood Memories Associated With Better Health
Polygenic Risk Score Predicts Tx Response in Schizophrenia
Buprenorphine/Samidorphan Helpful in Refractory Depression
AAP Warns of Harms of Corporal Punishment for Children
Most Meds Affecting Neurotransmitters Not Linked to Autism Risk
AHA: Opioid Use Appears to Up Risk for Atrial Fibrillation
Sign-Up Season Begins on HealthCare.gov
U.S. Opioid Overdose Deaths Reach Record Number
Higher Serum Cortisol Level Linked to Lower Brain Volumes
AAP: More Children Visiting Pediatric EDs for Mental Health
Social Stigma Worsens Mental Health With Autism
Head and Neck Cancer Survivors Have Increased Suicide Risk
Plant-Based Diets Beneficial for Adults With Type 2 Diabetes
Financial Conflicts of Interest Prevalent Among CPG Authors
Opioid Use Often Persists in Workers' Compensation Claimants
Diagnoses, Treatment of Mental Health Conditions Up in College
Peer Support Aids Patients With T2DM, Depressive Symptoms
AMA Announces Initiative to Reinvent Physician Training
Mortality Among Young People Declined From 1999 to 2015
Guidelines Presented for Lumbar Puncture in Alzheimer's Dx
Many Hospitals Noncompliant With Record Request Regulations
Odds of Overweight/Obesity Up for Children With Autism
Trump Administration Announces Plan to Cut Drug Prices
Alcohol Disorder Screening in Women Post-RYGB Inadequate
Giving Patients Treatment Choice Improves PTSD Outcomes
Neither Haloperidol, Ziprasidone Shortens Delirium in ICU
Half of Women to Develop Stroke, Dementia, or Parkinsonism
Pace of Change Has Accelerated in Alternative Payment Models
Arthritis in Adulthood Linked to Childhood Maltreatment
Most Supplements Contain Prohibited Stimulants
USPSTF Recommends Screening Women for Partner Violence
White House Unveils New Insurance Option for Small Firms
High Uptake, Acceptability of Rapid Fentanyl Test Strips
Model Identifies Adolescents at Risk for Smoking Initiation
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
Procurement Requirements Drive Interoperability in Health Care IT
Adverse Childhood Experiences Tied to Burnout in BSN Students
Recreational Marijuana Now Legal in Canada
Long-Term Benzodiazepines Do Not Up Mortality in COPD, PTSD
Dose Range of IV Ketamine for Adjunct Tx of Depression Tested
Well-Being of Young Adults on Kidney Replacement Tx Studied
Lung Cancer Deaths 28% Lower in California Than Rest of U.S.
Few Seniors Who Self-Harm Referred for Mental Health Care
Without Medicaid Expansion, Poor Patients Forgo Medical Care
Age, Sex Affect Extended Post-Concussion Symptoms in Children
Active Pharmaceuticals ID'd in >700 Dietary Supplements
Violent Video Games Tied to Physical Aggression
Multicomponent Intervention Can Reduce Sitting Time at Work
Higher Perceived Stress Linked to Lower Fecundability in Women
Aetna-CVS Merger Approved
Prevalence of Anxiety, Depression Up for Adults With Arthritis
Minority Residents Experience Burdens Linked to Race/Ethnicity
Risk of Opioid-Benzodiazepine Overlap Up for Dual Prescribing
Industry-Funded Trials Often Involve Employees in Studies
Congress Passes Bill to Fight Opioid Crisis
Digital Cognitive Therapy Eases Daytime Effects of Insomnia
Sexual Harassment, Assault Tied to Women's Health Issues
Daily Drinking Associated With Increased Mortality Risk
Clinical Comorbidities Up After Arthroscopic Hip Surgery
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
Treatment Linked to Cognitive Scores in Breast Cancer Survivors
Opioid-Related Hospital Use Up in Elderly Adults
Uninsured Rate at 8.8 Percent in First Quarter of 2018
High HbA1c After T1DM Diagnosis Predicts Psychiatric Comorbidity
For Employer-Based Plans, Spending Across Services Steady
Interviews Can Help Ensure Physician Candidates Fit Culture
Number of Health-Related Data Breaches Increasing
Global Cognition Up for Youth Meeting Movement Guidelines
Insufficient Sleep Tied to Unsafe Behaviors in High School Students
Mental Health Disparities ID'd Among Students of Color
More Non-Elderly Americans Uninsured in 2017 Versus 2016
Physicians Often Don't Address Their Burnout
Business Degree Increasingly Useful for Doctors
Practices Should Set Rules for Staff Social Media Use
Burnout, Career Choice Regret Prevalent in U.S. Residents
Childhood Poverty Can Affect Cognitive Skills in Old Age
Lower Levels of Depression, Higher QOL for Older MS Patients
Education Can Up Emotional Intelligence in Residents
Physician-Group ACOs Generate Medicare Savings
In 2016, Proportion of Uninsured Americans Down to 10 Percent
High-Risk Anticholinergics Prescribed to 6 Percent of Elderly
Facebook Program Doesn't Up Smoking Abstinence at One Year
Gender Nonconformity Linked to Students' Mental Distress
Prenatal, Postnatal Homelessness Tied to Poor Health in Children
Mortality for Unintentional Drug Poisonings Up Since 1979
Some Clinicians, Patients Record Clinic Visits for Patient Use
Prevalence of Alzheimer's, Related Dementia Set to Double
Dozens of Medical Groups Join Forces to Improve Diagnoses
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