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Rozlytrek Approved to Treat Tumors With NTRK Gene Fusion
New Antibiotic Approved for Community-Acquired Bacterial Pneumonia
Cases of Severe Lung Injury After Vaping Reported in Three States
Air Pollutants Tied to Significant Worsening of Emphysema
Advertising Can Promote Interest in Health-Related Research
Vaping Industry Group Sues to Delay FDA Review of E-Cigarettes
CDC: Over One-Third of U.S. Youth Exposed to Secondhand Smoke
Pretomanid Approved for Treatment of Drug-Resistant TB
Non-Hospital-Based Provider-to-Patient Telehealth Use Growing
One-Third of Physicians Will Take 10+ Years to Pay Off Debt
AI Tool Discerns Lung Cancer Outcomes From Imaging Reports
Flu Vaccine Tied to Better Long-Term Outcomes in Elderly ICU Survivors
Worse Cancer Outcomes for Elderly HIV-Infected Patients
Sleep Apnea Traits May Predict Response to Oral Appliance Tx
Delayed/Foregone Care More Likely for Cancer Survivors With HDHPs
Patient Who Caught Legionnaires' Disease at Atlanta Hotel Dies
Medicare Spending on Essential Medicines Up 116 Percent From 2011 to 2015
Recommendations Developed for Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome
Some Cancer Trends Differ for Oldest Old in the United States
Poor Pneumonia Outcomes Tied to Overuse of Broad-Spectrum Antibiotics
Vaping Likely to Blame for 14 Hospitalizations in Two States
Childhood Physical Activity Improves Lung Function for Adolescent Girls
Brand-Brand Competition Has Not Cut Prices in Pharma Market
Many Hospitals Lack Sufficient Surgery Volumes
Trump Admin Announces Plan to Allow Drug Imports From Canada
Asthma Negatively Impacts Work Productivity Worldwide
Smoking May Limit Success of Embolization Therapy for PAVMs
Burnout Symptoms May Up Racial Bias Among Resident Physicians
$70 Million Settlement Reached in Generic Drug Delay Case
Legionnaires' Disease Outbreak Linked to Atlanta Hotel
National Norms Developed for Assessing Medical School Empathy
AI Model Can Predict Long-Term Mortality From Chest Radiographs
JUUL E-Cigarettes Never Meant for Teens, Company Cofounder Says
Daily E-Cigarette Use May Increase Prolonged Cigarette Abstinence
Exposure to Air Pollution Tied to Raised Odds of NICU Admission
Cancer Risks Examined in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
Cuts in Fine Particulate Matter Pollution Have Spared U.S. Lives
CDC: Mortality Rates Continue to Decrease for Hispanic Adults
Senate Bill Would Reduce Drug Costs for Seniors
One in Five Workers Exposed to Secondhand Smoke on the Job
Reducing Air Pollution Could Cut Rates of Childhood Asthma
Family Support May Improve Asthma Outcomes in Poor Youth
Financial Incentives Help People Stop Smoking
Key Cystic Fibrosis Pathogens Reduced With Ivacaftor Use
CDC: Prevalence of Smoking Quit Attempts Unchanged in Most States
Air Pollution Found to Accelerate Aging of the Lungs
About One in 20 Patients Exposed to Preventable Harm
Educational Handout May Increase Receipt of Child Flu Shot
Most Adults Favor Cutting Nicotine Levels in Cigarettes
Risk for Arterial Hypertension Up With Air Pollutant Exposure
CRP-Guided Testing Cuts Antibiotic Use in COPD Exacerbations
State-Level Variation Noted in Economic Burden of Cancer
CDC: Workplace Absenteeism High in 2017/2018 Flu Season
U.S. Health, Economic Burden of Uncontrolled Asthma Projected
Serious Misdiagnosis-Related Harms Mostly Due to 'Big Three'
Capping Work Hours in Residency Does Not Impact Outcomes Later
Medicare Drug Rebate Plan Withdrawn by Trump Administration
Health Care Professionals Exhibit Gender Bias
Hospitalized Pneumonia Patients Often Get Excess Antibiotics
PE, Death Not Reduced With Early Vena Cava Filter Placement
CPAP Alleviates Depression Symptoms in Sleep Apnea Patients
EHR System-Generated In-Basket Messages Linked to Burnout
Rule Requiring Drug Prices in TV Ads Blocked by Judge
Simple Fixed Threshold IDs Those at Risk for COPD-Related Events
Increased Cancer Risk Seen in Multiple Sclerosis Patients
In-Hospital Maternal Mortality Down in Pregnancies With Lupus
Extended Follow-Up Supports Low-Dose CT for Lung Cancer Screening
Adding Clinical Variables Aids in Lung Allocation for Transplants
Image-Based Model Predicts Radiation Tx Failure in Lung Cancer
Vermont Places 92 Percent Tax on E-Cigarettes
Considerable Number of Patients Receive Surprise Hospital Charges
Guidance Issued for Management of Fontan Circulation
Many Nurses Believe in Sedation for Comfort of Ventilated Patients
Model Can Predict Lung Cancer in Patient With Visible Nodule on CT
Medicare Advantage Patients Have Higher Readmission Rates
USPSTF Lung Cancer Screening Too Conservative for Blacks
MSSP ACOs May Not Improve Spending, Quality of Care
Americans Concerned About Clinician Burnout
FDA Expands Cystic Fibrosis Treatment Approval to Children Ages 6 to 12
Geographic Patterns of COPD Similar for Smokers, Nonsmokers
2018 to 2019 Influenza Season in U.S. Was Longest in 10 Years
New England Journal of Medicine Picks New Editor-in-Chief
Health Care Workers With ARIs Often Work While Symptomatic
Surgeons' Unprofessional Behavior Tied to Higher Complication Risk
San Francisco Considering Banning Sales of E-Cigarettes
Midlife Cardiorespiratory Fitness Linked to Risk for COPD
High Temperature Records Will be 'Smashed' in Coming Century
Adding Bevacizumab Improves Overall Survival in NSCLC
Patterns of Inpatient Opioid Use Linked to Long-Term Use
Drug Makers Challenge New Rule Requiring Drug Prices in TV Ads
Most Providers Unaware of Online Feedback About Themselves
Pertussis Risk Up for Undervaccinated, Unvaccinated Children
Diagnostic Testing, Antibiotics Overused in Pediatric CAP
Number of Cancer Survivors Set to Top 22 Million by 2030
Targeting Barriers to Self-Care Benefits Seniors With Asthma
Access to Health Care Has Little Impact on Longevity
Cough Sound Analyzer Helps Differentiate Peds Respiratory Disorders
Exposure to Air Pollution May Affect Pulmonary Circulation
Rapid Cycling Work Roster Improves Resident Sleep Practices
Survey Indicates Physician Misconduct Is Underreported
Workplace Exposures Contribute to Burden of Respiratory Disease
Young Male Adults Have Lower Cancer Burden Than Women
Zerbaxa Approved for Hospital-Acquired Bacterial Pneumonia
ACP Issues Position on Response to Physician Impairment
Lupus Manifestations Appear to Differ by Race, Ethnicity
Many Immunosuppressed Persons Join in Hurricane Cleanup
High Costs Associated With Physician Burnout in U.S.
Reading Visit Notes May Improve Medication Management
Global Burden of Serious Health-Related Suffering to Double by 2060
Decreased Air Pollutants Linked to Less Childhood Asthma
AI Model Can Improve Accuracy of Lung Cancer Screening
Obstructive Sleep Apnea Linked to Cancer Diagnosis in Women
High-Deductible Health Plans May Be Harmful for Patients With COPD
Decrease in PM2.5-Related U.S. Mortality From 2010 to 2017
Women With COPD Have Worse QoL, Increased Symptom Burden
Four Clinical Phenotypes Identified for Sepsis
Bill Would Raise U.S. Legal Age to Buy Tobacco to 21
Clinical Drug Diversion Costly to Health Care Organizations
Dupilumab Cuts Exacerbations in Late-Onset Asthma
Mometasone, Tiotropium Do Not Top Placebo in Mild Asthma
Early Neuromuscular Blockade No Better in ARDS Patients on Vent
Private Insurers Pay 241 Percent of What Medicare Would Pay
Many Lives Could Be Saved if All Hospitals Had Grade A Rating
Recs Updated for TB Screening, Treatment in Health Care Workers
North Carolina Sues Electronic Cigarette Maker JUUL
AI Model Uses Serial Imaging to Predict Lung Cancer Tx Response
CDC: Racial Disparity Seen With Lupus-Related Deaths
Patients Find Note Reading Important for Health Management
Health Professionals Supportive of Medicinal Cannabis
Doctors Aware of Patient Difficulties Affording Medical Care
Whole-Body MRI Accurate for Staging Colorectal Cancer, NSCLC
ACS Sets Goal to Cut Cancer Mortality 40 Percent by 2035
2018 Saw More Employed Physicians Than Self-Employed
CDC: Uninsurance Levels Did Not Change Significantly in 2018
Fifteen Million Patients Will Need First-Course Chemo in 2040
Lupus Affects Emotional, Mental Well-Being of Patients
Risk for Cancer Increased in Men, Women With T2DM
Prices Will Soon Be Included in TV Drug Ads
NHFOV Superior for Preventing Reintubation of Preemies
Patent Foramen Ovale Ups Ischemic Stroke in Those With PE
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
Cardiorespiratory Fitness Tied to Lower Risk for Lung Cancer, CRC
Microbial Toxins Found in Electronic Cigarette Products
Implementing Surgical Safety Checklist Reduces Mortality
More Than Half of U.S. Adults Have Medical Financial Hardship
Impact of Azithromycin Studied in Acute Exacerbation of COPD
Lifetime Risk for Brain Mets Up in Elderly With Three Common Cancers
Few U.S. Adults Use USB-Shaped Electronic Vapor Products
E-Cigarette Use Similar for Pregnant, Nonpregnant Women
Radical Hemithoracic Radiation Tx Ups Survival in Mesothelioma
Work Stress, Impaired Sleep Tied to CVD Risk in Workers With HTN
Combo Nicotine Replacement Tx Ups Success in Quitting Smoking
Confidence in Inhaler Technique Poor Proxy for Correct Use
FDA Approves Device That Allows for Reassessment of Lung Transplant Suitability
12 Percent of Caregivers Have Pediatric Flu Vaccine Hesitancy
Gender Differences Seen in Adverse Drug Reactions
Improvement Needed in Doctor-Patient Lung Cancer Screening Discussions
FDA Announces New Steps to Reduce Risks Tied to Surgical Staplers
Emergency Medical Diseases Account for About Half of Mortality
Sleeping Pill Use Tied to Greater Need for BP Meds in Older Adults
Some Children With Asthma Miss Critical Step in Inhaler Use
Informational Film Improves Knowledge on Lung Cancer Screening
Loan Forgiveness, Educational Debt May Affect Practice Patterns
Short Hospital Stays After Lung Surgery Do Not Up Readmissions
National Hand Hygiene Initiative Successful in Australia
Sixty People Charged in Massive Opioid Painkiller Investigation
Infections May Up Risk for Developing Sjögren Syndrome
Some Patients With Imminently Fatal Cancer Undergo Treatment
Hand Hygiene Compliance Poor in Task Transitions
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Effective for Prenatal Insomnia
Standardizing Demographics Ups Accuracy of Patient Matching
AEDs Tied to Higher Pneumonia Risk in Alzheimer Patients
Foreign Body Ingestions Increasingly Common in Young Children
Cytomegalovirus Linked to Faster Progression of Cystic Fibrosis
Domestic Responsibilities Tied to Physician Mothers' Satisfaction
Four Million New Peds Asthma Cases Attributed to NO2 Annually
Same Services More Expensive in Outpatient Than Office Settings
Continued Smoking Among Cancer Patients Ups Costs by $3.4B
New, Revised Topics Released in ACR Appropriateness Criteria
CDC: TB Incidence Declined Slightly in United States in 2017
Preventive Drugs Often Used in Last Year of a Cancer Patient's Life
Alcohol, Drug Misuse Tied to Long-Term Health Problems
Telemedicine Leads to More Antibiotic Rx for Pediatric Respiratory Infection
October May Be Best Time for Older Adults to Receive Flu Shot
CDC: Prevalence of COPD High Among Some Nonsmokers
Short Sleep Duration, Not OSA, Linked to Daytime Sleepiness
Heart, Lungs From Hep C-Infected Donor Can Be Transplanted Safely
Late Preterm Steroid Therapy Found to Be Cost-Effective
Americans Borrowed $88 Billion in Past Year to Pay for Health Care
Over-the-Counter Meds Save Health Care System Money
AACR: Pembrolizumab Beneficial for Advanced Small Cell Lung Cancer
Sex Hormone Levels May Impact Development of Asthma
Doctors Unclear on Legal Obligations in Caring for Patients With Disability
Discharge, Interhospital Transfer Varies With Insurance Status
Nasopharyngeal Microbiota Could Help Diagnose Pediatric LRTIs
Perception of E-Cigarettes as More Harmful Than Cigarettes Increased
Dietary Fatty Acid Intake Linked to Pediatric Asthma Morbidity
Doctors With Malpractice Claims More Likely to Leave Medicine
Douglas County, Colorado, Ranked as Healthiest Community
Blindfolding Leader Improves Pediatric Resuscitation Training
Radiomic Features May Predict Response to Chemo in NSCLC
2019 Residency Match Day Was Largest in History
Pregnancy-Adapted Algorithm Avoids Diagnostic Imaging for PE
Practices for Reducing COPD Hospital Readmissions Explored
Patients With Diabetes at Increased Risk for Sleep Apnea
Overall, Physicians Are Happy and Enjoy Their Lives
FDA OKs Tecentriq for Extensive-Stage Small Cell Lung Cancer
Novel Checklist Can Distinguish Anthrax Exposure From Other Illnesses
Analgesics in Pregnancy Do Not Seem to Cause Offspring Asthma
In Utero Ultrafine Particle Exposure Tied to Asthma in Offspring
Average of 8.8 Inactive Ingredients Found in Oral Medications
Physician Burnout Rate Increased From 2014 to 2017
E-Cigarettes May Threaten Goal of Achieving Tobacco Endgame
Complex Dosing, Polypharmacy Common With Interstitial Lung Disease
Prenatal High-Dose Vitamin D Not Linked to Asthma at Age 6
One-Month Regimen Noninferior for Preventing HIV-Related TB
New AI Model May Predict Cancerous Lung Nodules
Short Regimen Noninferior for Rifampin-Resistant Tuberculosis
Head of National Cancer Institute Named Acting FDA Commissioner
Homes With High Ventilation Rates Tied to Respiratory Issues
Bronchiolitis Hospitalization in Infancy Predicts More Admissions
CDC: Most Americans Report Excellent, Good Health
Parent Perception of E-Cig Safety Varies With Smoking Habits
CDC: Flu Season May Have Peaked
Cardiorespiratory Fitness Tied to Coronary Heart Disease Risk
Children With Poorly Controlled Asthma Suffer Academically
Exfoliation Syndrome May Up Risk for COPD
Water Pipe Tobacco Smoking Addictive, Harmful to the Heart
Predictors ID'd for Successful Removal of Mechanical Ventilation
FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb Resigns
AASM Releases New Sleep Apnea Treatment Guideline
COPD, ILD Patients May Not Benefit From Bilateral Lung Transplant Listing
Readmission for Patients With Sepsis Common and Costly
Pneumococcal Vaccination at Age 50 Prevents the Most Disease
Electronic Decision Support Tool Can Aid Asthma Care
FDA Warns Americans Not to Buy Drugs From Canadian Company
Liquid Biopsy-Based Test IDs Biomarkers in Metastatic NSCLC
ATS Issues Practice Guideline for Pediatric Home Oxygen Therapy
Intervention Can Reduce Racial Differences in Lung Cancer Care
Stewardship Programs Decrease Inpatient Fluoroquinolone Rx
Antenatal Corticosteroid Tx Tied to Reduction in Birth Size
Environmental Exposures Before, After Birth Tied to Lung Function
2014 to 2017 Saw Improvement in Burnout for U.S. Physicians
Most Patients Do Not Disclose Complementary Medicine Use
U.S. Agencies Probing Johnson & Johnson Over Asbestos in Talc
Vertical Integration Has Little Impact on Quality Measures
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