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Antibiotics Often Inappropriately Prescribed for Bronchiolitis in ED
FDA Down to 5 Weeks of Funding to Review New Drug Applications
Asthma Undiagnosed in One in Five Urban Adolescents
Adoption of Advanced Health IT Capabilities Inconsistent
Complications Higher Than Expected for Invasive Lung Tests
Suicide Risk Up More Than Fourfold for Cancer Patients
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
Vitamin D Supplementation Can Help Cut COPD Exacerbations
Median Survival for Stage 4 ALK-Positive NSCLC Nearly 7 Years
CDC: Flu Cases Hit 7 Million in the United States
Prices Still Explain High U.S. Health Care Spending
E-Cigarette Aerosol Exposure Tied to Asthma Symptoms
Private Equity Acquisition of Physician Practices Discussed
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
Medical Marketing Has Increased in Past 20 Years
Costs Higher for Those With Comorbid Noncommunicable Diseases
Muscle Atrophy Occurs Rapidly in Critically Ill, Ventilated Children
Cancer Death Rate in U.S. Decreased Continuously From 1991 to 2016
ACA Coverage Gains Could Erode Without Individual Mandate
Strict Ordinances Tied to Lower Youth Tobacco Use
Single-Family Rooms May Benefit Very Preterm Infants
Antibiotics Prescribed for Children More Often at Nonpediatric EDs
Rx Opioids Up Pneumonia Risk in Patients With, Without HIV
Childhood Hodgkin Lymphoma Survivors at Risk for Later Cancers
Home Monitoring of Lung Function Feasible in Teens With Duchenne
In-Hospital Morbidity, Mortality Up With Flu in Heart Failure
Child Pneumonia Rate Dropped Globally From 2000 to 2015
Patients With Sleep Apnea Have Increased Gout Risk
Smoking Habits Do Not Differ for Teens With, Without Asthma
New Guidelines Address Care for Malignant Pleural Effusions
Low-Priced Generic Drugs Most Likely to Have Shortages
30-Day Postdischarge Mortality Up With HRRP Implementation
Pediatric Asthma Risk Score Has Good Sensitivity, Specificity
Elevated Risk for Lung CA in Lung Transplant Recipients Explored
Initiative Can Cut Gender Gap in Medical School Faculty Salaries
Updated Guidelines Developed for Diagnosing, Treating Influenza
Home Oxygen Users Experience Problems Related to Equipment
Vit C for Pregnant Smokers May Improve Newborn Lung Function
FDA Warns Companies on Unsafe, Unapproved Stem Cell Treatments
Age, BMI Predict Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treatment Success
Growth in Use of Telemedicine Seen From 2005 to 2017
Affordable Care Act Sign-Ups Higher Than Expected
Restrictive, Obstructive Lung Disease Linked to Dementia Risk
Cognitive Therapy Helps Reduce Anxiety in COPD Patients
Hospitalizations Up for Homeless From 2007 to 2013
'Aggressive Steps' Needed to Stop Adolescent Use of E-Cigarettes
Chest CT Can ID Respiratory AE Risk in RA Patients on Biologics
Exclusion of Doctors From Public Health Insurance Up 2007 to 2017
Solriamfetol Feasible for Sleep Apnea-Related Tiredness
Subfertility Linked to Increased Asthma Risk in Offspring
Persistent Discrimination ID'd Among Physician Mothers
Inhaling Hypertonic Saline May Aid Infants With Cystic Fibrosis
Medication Errors Resulting in Death Most Common in Elderly
Influenza Hospitalization More Likely in Underweight, Obese
Sleep Length, Quality Linked to Risk for Falls, Fractures
Enrollment Under the Affordable Care Act Down From Last Year
2017 Saw Slowing in National Health Care Spending
U.S. Medical Schools See Increase in Diversity
Paid Childbearing Policies Lacking for Residents
Veterans Health Administration Hospitals Outperform Non-VHAs
HIT-Related Stress Linked to Burnout Among Physicians
PM2.5 Exposure Linked to Asthma Rescue Medication Use
Most Insured Patients Not Using Online Portals
Rural Residence, Poverty Are Risk Factors for COPD
Lack of Peds Preventive Care Ups Unplanned Hospital Admissions
Patient Education Can Improve Chronic Disease Management
Secondhand Smoke Exposure Saw Big Drop From 1988 to 2014
COPD Tied to Obesity in Male, Female Never-Smokers
Smoke Exposure High in Low-Income, Nonurban Infants
Self-Management Program Beneficial for Patients With COPD
Few Physicians Work in Practices That Use Telemedicine
Many Patients Withhold Information From Clinicians
HHS Issues Draft Strategy for Reducing Health IT Burden
Risk Scale Predicts Short-Term Serious Outcomes in COPD
Climate Change Ups Heat Deaths, Especially Among Elderly
Monitoring Movement Reflects Efficacy of Mandibular Splint
Deep Learning Algorithm Detects Thoracic Pathologies on CXRs
FDA to Update Medical Device Approvals Process
Vitamin D Levels Linked to Cardiorespiratory Fitness
Four Principles Underlie Patient and Family Partnership in Care
ACA Coverage Substantial, but Did Not Impact Labor Markets
Clinical Decision Support System Ups Outpatient PE Management
Lung Cancer Screening Implementation Guide Developed
Youth Smoking Decline Mirrors Rise in Vaping Popularity
Child Overweight, Obesity Linked to Increased Asthma Risk
U of Maryland Student Dies of Adenovirus-Related Illness
Performance of AI Dx Tools May Suffer Across Health Systems
Immunotherapy Side Effects May Be More Common Than Thought
11th Child Dies in Adenovirus Outbreak at N.J. Care Facility
ACAAI: Hospital Stay, Caregiver Knowledge of Asthma Linked
Patients Hospitalized for COPD Rarely Receive Pulmonary Rehab
CDC: 8.8 Percent Uninsured in U.S. in First Half of 2018
Name-Brand Medications Driving Spike in U.S. Drug Spending
FDA Moves to Restrict Flavored E-Cig Sales, Ban Menthol Cigarettes
Patient Experiences Shed Light on Diagnostic Errors
Under Pressure, JUUL Withdraws Most Flavored E-Cigs From Market
AMA to Collect Data on Suicide Among Doctors-in-Training
FDA to Ban Most Flavored Electronic Cigarettes
Showerhead Mycobacteria Abundant in Regional 'Hot Spots'
FDA Approves New Version of OTC Primatene Mist
Medicaid Expansion Approved in Three Republican-Leaning States
More Frequent Surveillance No Benefit After NSCLC Resection
Stratifying by Severity May Allow Shorter TB Tx Regimens
Majority of Internists Still Have Financial Ties to Industry
Models Project 79 Percent Drop in Lung CA Mortality by 2065
Sign-Up Season Begins on HealthCare.gov
10th Child Dies in Adenovirus Outbreak at N.J. Facility
Financial Conflicts of Interest Prevalent Among CPG Authors
2011 to 2015 Saw Decline in Health Care-Associated Infections
AMA Announces Initiative to Reinvent Physician Training
Community Health Worker Intervention Beneficial
Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors May Up Lung CA Risk
Durvalumab Extends Survival in Stage III Non-Small Cell Lung CA
Trump Administration Announces Plan to Cut Drug Prices
Millions of ER Visits for Asthma Due to Air Pollution
Neither Haloperidol, Ziprasidone Shortens Delirium in ICU
Oxygen Saturation Should Not Top 96 Percent in Acutely Ill
Open Surgery for Early Lung CA Tied to Long-Term Opioid Use
Nearly Half of Children Seen in ED for Bronchiolitis Get Radiography
Pace of Change Has Accelerated in Alternative Payment Models
High-Dose Flu Vaccine May Cut Hospitalization in Dialysis Patients
Most Supplements Contain Prohibited Stimulants
Thermal Ablation Acceptable for Early Lung Cancer
White House Unveils New Insurance Option for Small Firms
Diagnostic Strategy Can Rule Out PE in Pregnant Women
Adolescent, Young Adult Pod-Based E-Cigarette Use Up
Short Respiratory Event Duration Ups Mortality Risk in OSA
Asthma May Raise Obesity Risk Later in Childhood
Triple Combo Regimens May Address Cause of Cystic Fibrosis
Sharp Drop in U.S. Life Expectancy Rankings by 2040
Procurement Requirements Drive Interoperability in Health Care IT
Plasma-Based Genotyping Aids Targeted Tx of Metastatic NSCLC
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