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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
Research Links Doctor Burnout to Patient Safety Incidents
Black Individuals at Highest Risk of Legal Intervention Injury
Residents Should Take Advantage of Paid Time Off
Hospitals Charge 479 Percent of Cost of Drugs on Average
Combo Physical, Mental Activity Prevents Cognitive Decline
>60 Percent of Adults Report Adverse Childhood Experiences
Medicaid Expansion Linked to Gains in Insurance Coverage
Pediatricians Have Role in Supporting Transgender Youth
Opioid Deaths 1999 to 2015 May Be Dramatically Underestimated
20% of Children, Adolescents Use Prescription Medications
Patient Health Information Often Shared Electronically
Global Prevalence of Insufficient Activity 27.5 Percent
U.S. Senate Passes Opioids Bill
Compliance With Requirement to Report Results on EUCTR Is Poor
Drug Prices Increase More Than Expected After Shortages
Many Middle, High Schoolers Report E-Cigarette Cannabis Use
Scribes Improve Physician Workflow, Patient Interaction
Many Foster Kids Inappropriately Prescribed Psychiatric Drugs
Association Health Plans Can Help Small Businesses Offer Coverage
Situation Framing, Language Can Influence Decision-Making
Many Older Adults Transition to Long-Term Benzodiazepine Use
CDC: Some Sexual Minorities Have Higher Sexual Risk Behaviors
Pediatricians Have a Role in Encouraging Play Among Children
Gains in Insurance Coverage Seen for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Adults
Physicians Need Training for Mass Casualty Incidents
Parents' Technology Use Can Negatively Impact Children
Highest Opioid-Related Mortality Seen in Construction Jobs
Medicaid Benefits for Addiction Treatment Expanded After ACA
Six-Step Analysis Can Help Improve Practice Logistics
CDC: Tobacco Product Use Varies by Race Among U.S. Teens
Residents Working Long Hours Can Increase Alertness
One in Five Pot Products Fails Potency, Purity Tests in California
Data Age in Clinical Trials Is About Three Years at Publication
Medicaid Work Requirements Don't Impact Many Enrollees
Many Opportunities for Doctors Using Twitter
Chronic Pain May Be Contributor to Suicide
Oxycontin's Maker Now Selling Drug to Curb Opioid Addiction
FDA Approves New Treatment for Opioid Dependence
Docs, Consumers Agree on Benefits of Virtual Care
Physician Burnout Rates Vary by Medical Specialty
Gender Minorities Less Engaged in Health-Promoting Behaviors
Naloxone Rarely Administered by Layperson in Opioid Deaths
Social Determinants Linked to Provision of Primary Care
Personalized Weighting Could Enhance Hospital Rating Tools
Better Training Needed to Boost LGBTQ Patient Health Care
Hospital Groups Launch Own Generic Drug Company
Goop Reaches Settlement in False Advertising Lawsuit
Psychological Distress Linked to Increased Risk of MI, Stroke
ED Plays Critical Role in Caring for Patients With Opioid Use Disorder
Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program Has Uncertain Future
Enrollment in High-Deductible Health Plans Up From '07 to '17
Patient Distressed by Overturn of California End of Life Option Act
Adding Pharmacist to Team Can Improve Patient Outcomes
Last 20 Years Saw Increase in Prevalence of ADHD in Children
Self-Injury Tops Diabetes As Cause of Death in United States
Remission of Schizophrenia Seen With Amisulpride, Clozapine
Risk of Depression Up in Autism Spectrum Disorder
Medical Bills in Collections Decrease With Patient Age
14.6 Percent of U.S. Adults Used Marijuana in Past Year
Many Soldiers Who Attempt Suicide Have No Mental Health Dx
Mindfulness Training Acceptable Among Surgical Interns
Peer Support May Cut Acute Psychiatric Care Readmissions
Many Teens Are Concerned Over Societal Discrimination
Third of Vets Who Own Firearms Store Them Loaded, Unlocked
No Meaningful Increase in Physician Compensation Last Year
Marketplace Premiums Increase More With Monopolist Insurers
Emotional Pain Tied to Health Care-Associated Infections
Medical Practices Should Address Negative Online Reviews
Artificial Intelligence Holds Promise in Medicine
Experts Address Loss of the National Guideline Clearinghouse
Alcohol Is Leading Risk Factor for Global Disease Burden
Bigger Drop in Opioid Prescribing After CDC Guideline Release
Most Research Participants Not Concerned About Data Sharing
Experiencing Parental Cancer As Child Has Lasting Impact
Care Coordination Strategies Aid in Multiple Chronic Diseases
AMA Adopts Policy Promoting Health Equity As a Goal
Office Workstation Type Linked to Physical Activity, Stress
Living in Deprived Area Is Risk Factor for Cognitive Dysfunction
Automated Flight Systems Associated With Health Costs
High Prevalence of Diabetes in Those With Severe Mental Illness
Small Practices Also at Risk for Data Breaches
National Provider Identifiers Are Vulnerable to Theft
Strategy Outlined for Shooter Incident in Health Care Facility
Advantages for HDHP Enrollees in Large Versus Small Firms
Doctors Often Not Discussing Risk Factors With Patients
Amount of Physical Exercise Affects Mental Health Burden
Hypnosis Doesn't Cut Post-Op Pain in Breast Cancer Surgery
Pennsylvania Case Could Affect Evidence for Malpractice Defense
Side Effects of Biologics for Rheumatic Dz May Up Anxiety
Experts Offer Tips for Provider Appeal of Denied Medical Claims
NYU Becomes First Medical School to Cover All Tuition
Little Global Development Assistance for Adolescent Health
Tobacco Content Still Common on U.K. Prime-Time Television
Declines in Life Expectancy in Many High-Income Countries
Cognitive Disability Most Prevalent Type in Young Adults
Psych Screening Beneficial in Pediatric Abdominal Pain
Comments Open on End of NIH Review for Gene Therapy Studies
FDA Permits Marketing of Brain Stimulation Device for OCD
Residents' Sleep Deteriorates During Training
CDC: Increase in Tianeptine Exposures From 2014 to 2017
VAT Score Improves Predictive Value of MMSE for Dementia
Practice Names, Logos Should Be Carefully Designed
Methylphenidate Good First-Choice Pediatric ADHD Drug
NIH Panel Will No Longer Review Gene Therapy Experiments
Steps Provided for Discharging Patient From Practice
Counseling Needed for Pediatric Patients With Impaired Fertility
Patient Portals Don't Appear to Have Much Traction
ACA Coverage Gains Include Workers Without Insurance
Health Professionals Have Role in Warning About Impaired Driving
Reasons for Undergoing Cosmetic Procedures Explored
Rate of Pediatric Emergencies in Ambulatory Practices Identified
Integration of Opioid, Infectious Disease Treatment Needed
Primary Care Provider Burnout Rate Low in Small Practices
Marijuana May Improve Quality of Life in Head and Neck Cancer
Many Americans Not Being Assessed for Depression
AMA Adopts New Policy on Housing for Homeless
TBI Linked to Increased Suicide Risk
Physicians With Medicine/Psych Training Can Help Complex Cases
6 Factors Related to Inclusion in Health Care Workplace ID'd
Peer Comparisons Can Decrease Risky Prescribing Patterns
Intervention Cuts Risk for HIV in Young Transgender Women
Both Abstinence and High Alcohol Use Linked to Dementia
Four Pros to Integrating EHR, Practice Management Software
AMA Adopts Policy on Augmented Intelligence
Parental Depression Ups Odds of Child Use of Health Services
Sexual Minorities Have Lower Health-Related Quality of Life
AMA Adopts Policy to Advance Gender Equity in Medicine
Parental Belief in Religion Lowers Child Suicide Risk
Insurance Status Tied to Higher Self-Perceived Poor/Fair Health
Most Antipsychotics Prescribed in Nursing Homes Initiated There
Cyber Insurance Recommended for All Physician Practices
Steps Taken to Increase Use of Electronic Tools in Medicine
Unsheltered Homeless Have High Mortality Rates
Preschooler's Perfectionism May Predict OCD in Adolescence
Responsive Parent Intervention in Infancy Can Reduce BMI z Score
AMA Proposes Policy Opposing Medicaid 'Lockout' Provisions
Parent-Child Interactive Intervention Cuts Depression
Variation in Specialty Drug Coverage Across Health Plans
Some Bacteria Now More Tolerant of Alcohol-Based Sanitizers
Groups Urge CMS to Reconsider Suspending Risk Adjustment
Federal Parity Tied to Lower Out of Pocket Mental Health Spending
ASCO Endorses SIO Guideline for Integrative Tx in Breast Cancer
Health Affairs Announces Launch of New Three-Year Initiative
Three Financial Metrics Can Improve Practice Performance
New Short-Term Health Plans Have Large Coverage Gaps
Alcohol Exposure Via Breastmilk May Affect Infant Development
National Guideline Clearinghouse Offline Due to Funding Cuts
Steps Can Be Taken by Doctors to Minimize Risk of Lawsuits
Learning to Change Important for Improving Practice
Front Desk Staff Can Set Up a Practice for Successful Billing
Few Published Programs Address Medical Trainee Mistreatment
Medical Boards May Contribute to Mental Health Stigma for Doctors
Ties Between Self-Regulation, Obesity in Children Differ by Sex
Four Strategies Help Doctors Make Personal, Professional Gains
Few Health Differences for Trans, Cisgender Veterans
Increased Levels of Human Herpesvirus ID'd in Alzheimer's
New Model IDs Factors Tied to Muslim Youth Radicalization
Assessing, Improving Patient Satisfaction Cuts Malpractice Risk
Manager Support Can Impact Absenteeism Due to Depression
Insurers May Be Underpaying Doctors
Many U.S. Adults View Marijuana Use Positively
Tools, Methods of RCTs Can Be Adapted to Real-World Settings
Prevalence of Depression 4.4 Percent Among Dads of Infants
Escitalopram Cuts MACE Risk in Depressed Patients With ACS
Physicians and Practices Should Prepare for Emergencies
Parents' Childhood Affects Their Children's Behavioral Health
VA MISSION Act May Up Costs, Lower Vet Health Care Quality
Medical Organizations Must Address Sexual Harassment
Walmart Generic Drug Discounts Often Offer More Patient Savings
Embezzlement Not Uncommon in Medical Practices
Details of Montreal Cognitive Assessment Widely Publicized
FDA Warns Against Risks of Contaminated Synthetic Cannabis
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