Internal Medicine News

Private Insurers Pay 241 Percent of What Medicare Would Pay
Many Lives Could Be Saved if All Hospitals Had Grade A Rating
CDC: Salmonella Outbreaks Linked to Backyard Poultry
Quitting Smoking Lowers Risk for Bladder Cancer Postmenopause
Global Burden of Musculoskeletal Diseases on the Rise
Sleep Duration Tied to Adverse Measures of Glycemia
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
North Carolina Sues Electronic Cigarette Maker JUUL
Dabigatran Does Not Beat Aspirin for Preventing Recurrent Stroke
ASCO: Low-Fat Dietary Pattern Cuts Breast Cancer Deaths
Cannabis Legalization Not Tied to Higher Health Care Utilization
Poll: Many Adults Worried About Developing Dementia
Habitual Glucosamine Use Linked to Reduced Risk for CVD Events
Healthy Lifestyle Recommended for Reducing Dementia Risk
FDA: Tattoo Inks Recalled Due to Bacterial Contamination
Two-Thirds of Sunscreens Fail Safety Tests
Use of Rehab After Ischemic Stroke Varies in Acute Care
Worldwide Prevalence of Eating Disorders Increased Since 2000
CDC: Racial Disparity Seen With Lupus-Related Deaths
Thyroid Hormones Not Endorsed for Subclinical Hypothyroidism
Taxing Sweetened Beverages Reduces Volume Sold
Light, Incremental Physical Activity Can Help Reduce Brain Aging
Late-Onset Type 1 Diabetes Often Misdiagnosed as Type 2
U.S. Prevalence of Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Stable at 4.7 Percent
Home-Based Cardiac Rehab May Be Option for Some Heart Patients
Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus Cases Increased in 2004 to 2012
Some Cervical Cancer Screening Strategies More Cost-Effective
Prevalence of Low Back Pain About 26.4 Percent in U.S. Workers
Patients Find Note Reading Important for Health Management
CDC: U.S. Measles Cases in 2019 Reach 839
Heart Patients at Risk When Pharmacies Close
Fournier Gangrene Is Safety Concern With SGLT2 Inhibitors
Adverse Childhood Experiences Linked to Worse Lupus Outcomes
Infection Risk Lower With Certain Psoriasis Treatments
Prior Training Increases Internists' Knowledge of PrEP for HIV
Rate of Ordering Cancer Screening Tests Decreases During Clinic Day
CDC: Hepatitis A Virus Reports Increased in 2016 to 2018
Health Professionals Supportive of Medicinal Cannabis
Doctors Aware of Patient Difficulties Affording Medical Care
DDW: Lasting Weight Loss Seen With Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty
Registry Can Reduce CRE Carriers, CRE Prevalence
New Recommendations Developed for Breast Cancer Screening
Model Predicts Counties at Risk for Measles Outbreak
2018 Saw More Employed Physicians Than Self-Employed
CDC: HIV Racial Disparity Measure Decreased From 2010 to 2016
Generic Version of Truvada Available in U.S. by Sept. 2020
Higher Risk for Mental Disorders Seen in Patients With Psoriasis
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
Scientology Cruise Ship Passengers, Crew Still Under Quarantine
Prices Will Soon Be Included in TV Drug Ads
CDC: Prevalence of Arthritis 22.8 Percent in U.S. Adults in 2017
Low Glucose Levels at Hospital Discharge Tied to Poor Outcomes
Patent Foramen Ovale Ups Ischemic Stroke in Those With PE
Alcohol Consumption Per Capita Increasing Among Adults
In 2015 to 2016, 45.8 Percent of U.S. Population Used Rx Drugs
Oral Aspirin Does Not Up FIT Test Sensitivity for ID'ing CRC
Plant-Based Diets Tied to Lower Risk for Heart Failure
External Reference Pricing Could Cut Drug Costs in U.S.
Efforts Needed to Ensure Publication of All Trials
Recommendations Issued for Treating Tourette Syndrome
Gentamicin Appropriate Second-Line Therapy to Ceftriaxone for Gonorrhea
CDC: Number of Measles Cases in the United States Reaches 764
FDA: French Soft Ripened Cheese Possibly Contaminated
Congo Ebola Outbreak Death Toll Surpasses 1,000
AUA: Marijuana Tied to Increased Risk for LUTS Medications in BPH
Clinicians Believe Link Between Breast Pain, Cancer Is Weak
U.S. Energy Drink Consumption Rose From 2003 to 2016
Cardiorespiratory Fitness Tied to Lower Risk for Lung Cancer, CRC
Primary Care Constitutes Minority of Research Funded by PCORI
Microbial Toxins Found in Electronic Cigarette Products
CDC: Foodborne Infections Increased From 2015 to 2018
Prolonged Exposure to Low-Dose Radiation May Increase HTN Risk
More Than Half of U.S. Adults Have Medical Financial Hardship
Impact of Azithromycin Studied in Acute Exacerbation of COPD
ART Stops HIV Transmission in Serodifferent Gay Couples
FDA Approves Dengue Vaccine for Endemic Regions
Measles Case Leads to Quarantine of Cruise Ship in St. Lucia
Cervical Adenocarcinoma Rates Increased in Some Populations
Childhood Oral Infection Linked to Atherosclerosis in Adulthood
Few U.S. Adults Use USB-Shaped Electronic Vapor Products
Preterm Birth Tied to Elevated Risk for Chronic Kidney Disease
'Vampire Facials' at New Mexico Spa Linked to HIV Infections
EPA Says Weed Killer in Roundup Is Safe
FDA Puts Tough Warning Label on Ambien, Lunesta, Other Sleep Aids
Patient Hand Contamination With Drug-Resistant Organisms Common
Thiazide Use May Lower Fracture Risk in Patients With Alzheimer Disease
FDA Approves Mavyret for Children, Adolescents With Hep C
Coronary Vessel Wall Thickness Surrogate for CAD in Women
Poll: Americans Among Most Stressed People in the World
CDC: 704 Measles Cases Reported in U.S. Through April 26, 2019
Work Stress, Impaired Sleep Tied to CVD Risk in Workers With HTN
Patients Find Video Primary Care Visits Convenient
Combo Nicotine Replacement Tx Ups Success in Quitting Smoking
Prevalence of Workplace Health Promotion Programs Low
Poor Olfaction Tied to Elevated Long-Term Mortality in Seniors
Healthy Diet Tied to Lower Odds of Physical Impairment in Men
Events for Living Kidney Donors Mainly Occur After Two Years
Transition Support Program May Aid Young Adults With Type 1 Diabetes
Intensive Blood Pressure Therapy Aids Patients With T2DM
Longer Duration of Antibiotic Use Tied to Risk for CVD in Women
Hundreds Quarantined for Measles at Two Los Angeles Universities
Gender Differences Seen in Adverse Drug Reactions
Swapping Red Meat for Plant-Based Proteins May Cut CVD Risk
Dapagliflozin Improves Glucose Outcomes in Type 1 Diabetes
Many With Chronic Pain Achieve Remission From Suicidality
CKD Risk Lower for Those Following Healthy Plant-Based Diet
Peanut Oral Immunotherapy May Up Allergic Reaction Risk
Improvement Needed in Doctor-Patient Lung Cancer Screening Discussions
Interdisciplinary Care Pathway Helps Manage Frail, Elderly Trauma Patients
Eating Breakfast Tied to Lower Risk for Death From CVD
CDC: Number of U.S. Measles Cases Reaches New High
Many Seniors Will Be Unable to Afford Care They Need by 2029
CDC Provides Clarification of Opioid Prescribing Guideline
New York City Measles Cases Increase to 390
Risk-Based Screening Improves Cardiovascular Disease Prevention
Sleeping Pill Use Tied to Greater Need for BP Meds in Older Adults
Risk Factors ID'd for Rheumatoid Arthritis Complications
Low Socioeconomic Position Linked to Poor End-of-Life Care
Prevalence of TV, Video Watching High, Stable 2001 to 2016 in U.S.
USPSTF Urges Asymptomatic Bacteriuria Screen in Pregnancy
Los Angeles County Measles Outbreak Under Investigation
Risks, Benefits of Long-Term Drug Therapy for Osteoporosis Reviewed
Individualized Medical-Nutrition Therapy Important in Diabetes
Risk Model Developed for Readmission After AMI in Seniors
Moderate/Vigorous Exercise Attenuates Risks of Sitting
Metformin May Help Obese With Prediabetes Maintain Weight Loss
Diminished HRQOL More Likely Among Transgender Adults
CDC: United States Set to Break Measles Cases Record
Financial Incentives Do Not Boost Use of At-Home CRC Screening Tests
Measures May Predict Metabolic Syndrome in Older Adults
High Resting Heart Rate Linked to Increased Cardiac Risk in Men
Loan Forgiveness, Educational Debt May Affect Practice Patterns
Short Hospital Stays After Lung Surgery Do Not Up Readmissions
Acetaminophen Safe as First-Line Analgesic for Most Older Adults
Risk for T2DM Increased With Use of 5α-Reductase Inhibitors
National Hand Hygiene Initiative Successful in Australia
Interns Spend Most of Their Time in Indirect Patient Care
Sixty People Charged in Massive Opioid Painkiller Investigation
Infections May Up Risk for Developing Sjögren Syndrome
UB-421 Monotherapy Maintains HIV Viral Suppression
Machine Learning IDs Risk for Familial Hypercholesterolemia
More Than Half of Internal Medicine Graduates Choosing Primary Care
Most Diabetes Phone Apps Lack Education, Support Functions
CDC: Raw Tuna Linked to Salmonella Outbreak in Seven States
Stroke Hospitalizations Down in Black, White Medicare Enrollees
iADL Dependency May Up Mortality in Hematologic Cancers
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
USPSTF: Evidence Lacking for Elevated Lead Level Screening
Barriers to Opioid Use Disorder Treatment Should Be Addressed
Replacing 30 Minutes of Sitting With Activity May Cut Mortality
Low Scam Awareness May Indicate Alzheimer Risk in Seniors
ACP: Half of Practices Implement Telehealth Technology
Low-Carb Breakfast May Improve All-Day Glucose Control in T2DM
Over Half of Patients Have Suboptimal Response to Statins
Standardizing Demographics Ups Accuracy of Patient Matching
WHO: Congo Ebola Outbreak Still Not a Global Emergency
Terminally Ill People in New Jersey Given Right to End Lives
CDC: 555 Confirmed Measles Cases in U.S. Since Jan. 1
Normalizing BP in Elderly With Hypertension May Up Mortality
Telehealth Video Visits Risk Fragmenting Care
AEDs Tied to Higher Pneumonia Risk in Alzheimer Patients
Added Sugar Labeling Could Reduce CVD, Diabetes Cases
Colorectal Neoplasia Risk Up for Hodgkin Lymphoma Survivors
ACR Issues Position Statements on Drug Pricing, Step Therapy
Daily Dose of Nature Cuts Stress Hormone Levels
Colchicine May Improve Obesity-Induced Inflammation
Fibrosis, Steatosis of the Liver Observed in Some Young Adults
Pruritus Prevalent and Disruptive in Nondialysis Chronic Kidney Disease
Prevalence of Extragenital STDs High in Men Who Have Sex With Men
Mindfulness Yoga Aids Patients With Parkinson Disease
Older Adults With Hearing Loss Have Lower Patient Activation
CDC: Superbug Fungus Has Sickened 600 Americans
Inflammatory Arthritis Linked to Sexual Dysfunction
Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Burden Up Among HIV-Infected
Very Low LDL-C, Triglycerides Tied to Hemorrhagic Stroke Risk in Women
Stress-Related Disorders Associated With Increased CVD Risk
Domestic Responsibilities Tied to Physician Mothers' Satisfaction
Caregiving for Older Cancer Patients Takes Emotional Toll
CDC: Still No Source As E. Coli Outbreak Grows to 96 Cases
FDA: Patients Should Not Abruptly Stop Taking a Prescribed Opioid
FDA Warns of Consumer Devices That Claim to Diagnose Concussion
Same Services More Expensive in Outpatient Than Office Settings
STI Incidence Up After Receipt of HIV Preexposure Prophylaxis
People With Obesity Are Blatantly Dehumanized
Many NPs Unable to Prescribe Meds to Treat Opioid Addiction
CDC: Measles Cases Reach 465 This Year in the United States
FDA Approves Osteoporosis Tx for High-Risk Postmenopausal Women
Cardiovascular Mortality Lower With Medicaid Expansion
High Response Seen for All Hep C Tx Models in Injection Drug Users
Dietary Supplement Use Not Linked to Mortality Benefits
New, Revised Topics Released in ACR Appropriateness Criteria
Functional Impairment in Middle Age Linked to Adverse Outcomes
Guidance Statements Issued for Breast Cancer Screening
FDA Warns Against Use of Preowned or Unauthorized Test Strips
Preventive Drugs Often Used in Last Year of a Cancer Patient's Life
Alcohol, Drug Misuse Tied to Long-Term Health Problems
Early T2DM Diagnosis Linked to Increased Cardiovascular Risk
Draft Recommendation Promotes Screening Women for Anxiety
October May Be Best Time for Older Adults to Receive Flu Shot
Pregnancy History Not Likely Tied to Later Cognitive Function
Depressive Symptoms May Up Risk for Death in HIV+ Veterans
Topical Corticosteroids Associated With Higher Risk for Type 2 Diabetes
CDC: Prevalence of COPD High Among Some Nonsmokers
FDA: High Levels of Heavy Metals Found in Kratom Products
FDA Issues Warning on E-Cigarette Liquids Resembling Cough Syrup
Patient-Report Instrument Helps Identify ADEs in Older Adults
11 Million Deaths Attributable to Poor Diet in 2017
Most Osteoporosis Guidelines Do Not Discuss Patient Choices
Short Sleep Duration, Not OSA, Linked to Daytime Sleepiness
Odds of Hay Fever Up With Very Early, Late Spring Onset
Early Hospital Intervention for Diabetes Improves Outcomes
Readmission Risk Up With Shorter Stay at Nursing Facility
Minerals Not Linked to Multiple Sclerosis Risk in Women
Many ICU Workers Contaminated With Drug-Resistant Bacteria
AACR: HPV Vax Low for Adults at High Risk for HIV Infection
New Plan Limits Out-of-Pocket Costs for Insulin
U.S. Measles Cases Already Top Last Year's Total
Americans Borrowed $88 Billion in Past Year to Pay for Health Care
Over-the-Counter Meds Save Health Care System Money
Best Practices Developed for Diagnosing, Managing MINOCA
Guidelines for Asymptomatic Bacteriuria Updated
Dolutegravir Feasible for HIV Tx in Women of Childbearing Age
One Hour of Activity/Week Helps Maintain Disability-Free Status
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
Vitamins, Carotenoids Associated With Lower Risk for Cataract
AACR: High BMI Before 50 Raising Pancreatic Cancer Mortality
Liquid Meal Replacements Cut Cardiometabolic Risk Factors
Patients With Worse RA Symptoms More Likely to Cut Alcohol Intake
Perception of E-Cigarettes as More Harmful Than Cigarettes Increased
Starting Colorectal Cancer Screening at Age 45 Years Is Cost-Effective
Long-Term Phentermine Use Safe, Effective for Weight Loss
CDC: 2017 to 2018 Saw Increase in Enterovirus D68 Detection
Lifetime HTN Risk High for Black Men and Women, White Men
Cimzia Injection Approved for New Inflammatory Arthritis Indication
Doctors With Malpractice Claims More Likely to Leave Medicine
Frailty May Up Fracture Risk in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes
FDA Grants Approval for Hypogonadism Treatment
User Data From Medicine-Related Apps Routinely Shared
Tx Adherence for Inflammatory Bowel Dz Lower in the Educated
Hearing Loss Before Age 50 Tied to Higher Substance Use
Adding Transition Services Does Not Aid Heart Failure Outcomes
Maltreatment in Childhood May Affect Course of Adult Depression
Many Eligible Patients Report Not Being Offered Statins
ENDO: Recommendations Issued for Treating Osteoporosis
Douglas County, Colorado, Ranked as Healthiest Community
$775 Million Settlement Reached in Xarelto Lawsuits
U.S. Measles Cases Hit 314 This Year
Statins Cut Risk for Major Vascular Events in Older Patients
Mild Congenital Heart Defects Tied to CVD Events
Smoking Seems Not to Be Linked to Increased Dementia Risk
Risk for Miscarriage Increased With Night Work During Pregnancy
ENDO: Guidance Provided for Managing Diabetes in Seniors
ENDO: Diabetes Underestimated With HbA1c Criteria
Avocados Recalled by California Company
Mumps Outbreak at Temple University Reaches 74 Cases
2019 Residency Match Day Was Largest in History
ENDO: Older T1DM Patients Often Unaware of Hypoglycemic Status
Tyson Recalls 69,000 Pounds of Chicken Strip Products
More Vascular Risk Factors Tied to Worse Brain Health
Younger Age at Menopause Tied to Higher Risk for Bladder Cancer
Low, High Levels of Physical Activity Tied to Reduced Mortality
Many Patients Still Employ Strategies to Reduce Prescription Drug Costs
ACC: New Guidelines Issued for Primary Prevention of CVD
Certain Dietary Patterns Linked to Cognitive Performance
Cannabidiol Products Now Available at Hundreds of CVS Stores
Younger Female Blood Donors Vulnerable to Iron Deficiency
Three Factors Predict Psych Events With Drugs for Smoking Cessation
Statins Tied to Insulin Resistance, Higher Serum Fasting Insulin
ACC: Robust Evidence Lacking for Many Cardiovascular Guidelines
In Youth With ADHD, New-Onset Psychosis Up With Amphetamines
Practices for Reducing COPD Hospital Readmissions Explored
Patients With Diabetes at Increased Risk for Sleep Apnea
Healthy Food Rx Could Be Cost-Effective for Medicare, Medicaid
Overall, Physicians Are Happy and Enjoy Their Lives
Sugary Drinks Tied to Cardiovascular Disease Mortality
CDC: New HIV Transmission Often From Those Unaware of Infection
Light Physical Activity Tied to Lower CHD, CVD Risk in Women
Bluetooth Technology Enables Insulin Adherence Monitoring
Novel Checklist Can Distinguish Anthrax Exposure From Other Illnesses
ACC: Icosapent Ethyl Beneficial for Statin-Treated Patients
ACC: Adherence to Statins Low Among Patients With ASCVD
Active Interventions Generally Helpful for Urinary Incontinence
Average of 8.8 Inactive Ingredients Found in Oral Medications
ACC: Dietary Cholesterol Ups Cardiovascular Disease Risk
ACC: Antibacterial Envelope Can Reduce CIED Infections
Physician Burnout Rate Increased From 2014 to 2017
Influences on New NIH Policy for Age Limits in Research Explored
Opioid Prescriptions Dropped for New Users From 2012 to 2017
Mental Health Issues Have Risen in Teens, Young Adults
Guidelines Developed for Polymyxin Antibiotic Use
Testosterone Therapy in Hypogonadism Can Prevent Progression to T2DM
ASCO: Guidelines Released for Early Detection, Treatment of CRC
E-Cigarettes May Threaten Goal of Achieving Tobacco Endgame
Having Affected Relatives Linked to Increased Alzheimer Risk
Knee Pain Not Tied to Activity Levels in Knee Osteoarthritis
CDC: 2000 to 2017 Saw Increase in Mortality Due to Dementia
Troponin Assay Confusion May Cause Misdiagnosis of Acute MI
One-Month Regimen Noninferior for Preventing HIV-Related TB
Adding Bempedoic Acid to Statin Therapy Reduces LDL Cholesterol
Short Regimen Noninferior for Rifampin-Resistant Tuberculosis
Head of National Cancer Institute Named Acting FDA Commissioner
Mumps Causes Quarantine of Over 2,200 Immigrant Detainees
FDA Approves New Generic Valsartan to Ease Shortage
Homes With High Ventilation Rates Tied to Respiratory Issues
Active Bathing in Non-ICU Setting Does Not Cut Infections
Elderly Men Undertreated for Osteoporosis
Resistance Training May Prevent Type 2 Diabetes Progression
CDC: Most Americans Report Excellent, Good Health
Tramadol May Up Mortality Risk in Osteoarthritis Patients
Diet Quality in Midlife Not Linked to Later Risk for Dementia
CDC: 228 Measles Cases Already in 2019
Four-to-Seven-Day Opioid Rx Likely Sufficient for Acute Pain Treatment
Stress Test-Based Physiological Age May Be Superior Mortality Predictor
Waiting Room Tool Aids Patient-Physician Communication
Dual Receipt of Opioids Tied to Increased Risk for OD Death
Moderate Muscle Strength Linked to Lower Risk for T2DM
CDC: Flu Season May Have Peaked
Long-Acting Regimen Noninferior to Daily ART for HIV-1
Cardiorespiratory Fitness Tied to Coronary Heart Disease Risk
Anxiety, Depression More Likely for Adults With Atopic Dermatitis
Becoming Active in Middle Age Still Offers Health Benefits
Mumps Outbreak Reported at Temple University
Home Health Clinicians Frequently Lack Access to Hospital Records
History of Cycling Weight May Up Risk for Heart Disease in Women
Water Pipe Tobacco Smoking Addictive, Harmful to the Heart
ACC: Photoplethysmography Signal Can Detect Diabetes
ACC: Long-Term Outcomes for MI Similar at ≤40, 40 to 50
Raspberries May Aid Glucose Control With Prediabetes
High-Quality, Plant-Based Diet Tied to Lower Risk for CVD Mortality
Endogenous Testosterone Linked to Cardiovascular Disease
Flexible Schedules for Residents Do Not Affect Patient Mortality
Preoperative Frailty Linked to Surgical Outcomes, Costs
Mental Health Symptoms Common After Mild Brain Injury
Electronic Order Set May Reduce Inappropriate ECG Monitoring
Behavioral Intervention Ups Physical Activity in T2DM
Few Seniors Receive Regular Brief Cognitive Assessments
Studies Look at Ways to Reduce Depressive Episodes in Obese
Second Man HIV-Free After Stem Cell Transplant
Heat Alerts May Come Too Late in Northern States
FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb Resigns
Methanol Toxicity Can Result From Occupational Exposure
Recommendations Developed for Ulcerative Colitis Management
Problems Identified With Gaps in EHR Functionality in Morning Rounds
Breast Cancer Diagnosis Delays Seen With High-Deductible Health Plans
Eli Lilly to Sell Cheaper Version of Insulin Drug
Multidimensional Approach Cuts Unneeded Drug-Drug Interaction Alerts
Readmission for Patients With Sepsis Common and Costly
Poll: Many Older Adults Report Feeling Lonely, Isolated
Oscillometric Devices Offer More Accurate Way to Measure BP
Pneumococcal Vaccination at Age 50 Prevents the Most Disease
Electronic Decision Support Tool Can Aid Asthma Care
New York City Measles Outbreak Cases Reach 121
FDA Warns Americans Not to Buy Drugs From Canadian Company
Drivers' Opioid Use Associated With Fatal Car Crashes
HPV Infection Unlikely to Spread From Hand Contact
Heavy Smoking Linked to Damaged Spatial, Color Vision
Antibiotic Delay Leads to Increased Risks in Seniors With UTI
AAD: Isotretinoin Exposure for Acne Not Linked to Depression Risk
Young-Onset Colorectal Cancer May Often Be Misdiagnosed
Dietary Monitoring Key to Successful Weight Loss
AAAAI: Small Amounts of Dietary Peanuts Beneficial After Immunotherapy
Lowering BP, Lipids in Healthy Elderly Has No Cognitive Effect
CDC: Progress in HIV Prevention Has Stalled in the United States
Kidney Disease Affects Revascularization Outcomes
Stewardship Programs Decrease Inpatient Fluoroquinolone Rx
Sustained Smoking Cessation May Delay, Prevent Seropositive RA
Achievement of Targets in T2DM Varies by Season
Contributors to Delay of Multiple Sclerosis Diagnosis ID'd
Sufficient Investment Could Reduce HIV Epidemic by 2030
Poor Food Intake Common in Hospitalized Patients
MRI Cardiac Stress Test Predicts Death From Heart Disease
Sertraline Tops CBT for Reducing Depression in Dialysis Patients
Program Aids Weight Loss in Patients With Mental Illness
Ultrasound of Calcaneus Efficient for Screening Bone Health
Knowledge of Transgender Health Care Not Linked to Education
Prognostic Bleeding Risk Models Developed for Aspirin Use
Single-Application FIT Moderately Sensitive, Specific for CRC
FDA: Thermography No Substitute for Mammograms
Preoperative Phone Visits for Cataract Patients Safe, Efficient
Incidence of Acute Myocardial Infarctions Up Among Young Women
2014 to 2017 Saw Improvement in Burnout for U.S. Physicians
Opioid-Related Mortality Up From 1999 to 2016 in Eastern U.S.
Higher Triglycerides May Be Protective in the Very Elderly
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.
FDA: Gout Drug Uloric Increases Risk of Death
Higher Salt Intake in DASH Diet Tied to More Lightheadedness
One-Third of PCPs Discuss Breast Cancer Treatments With Patients
Guideline Covers Extracutaneous Manifestations of Psoriasis
Hospital Program Does Not Cut Mortality for Acute Kidney Injury
Odds of Receiving Tx for CAD Up With Medicare Advantage
Intervention Can Reduce Orders for Inpatient Urine Cultures
2005 to 2015 Saw Drop in Primary Care Physician Supply
U.S. Agencies Probing Johnson & Johnson Over Asbestos in Talc
FDA Advances Regulation to Ensure Sunscreen Safety, Efficacy
8 More U.S. Communities to Be Assessed for PFAS Toxin Exposure
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
Midlife Cognitive, Physical Activity May Cut Dementia Risk
Many Experience Improvement in Sex Life After Bariatric Surgery
Morning Exercise Linked to BP Reduction in Sedentary Seniors
Plazomicin Noninferior to Meropenem for Complicated UTI
Experimental Test May Quickly Diagnose Sepsis
New Kaiser Permanente Medical School Plans to Waive Tuition
Black-White Cancer Mortality Gap Decreasing in Some Age Groups
Eating Nuts Tied to Reduced CVD Incidence, Death in T2DM Patients
Deep Learning-Enhanced Device Detects Diabetic Retinopathy
USPSTF Says Screen Women With Higher Risk for BRCA Mutations
Inappropriate Use of Fentanyl Preps Seen Despite Awareness
Chronic Wasting Disease Found in Deer in 24 States
CDC: Salmonella Cases Tied to Raw Turkey Products Now at 279
FDA Warns About 'Miracle' Young Blood Infusion Treatments
Late-Onset Migraine With Aura Linked to Increased Stroke Risk
Low Vitamin D Tied to High Blood Glucose Levels in Women
Clinical Apps Up Quality of Care for Stable Ischemic Heart Disease
Higher Push-Up Capacity Linked to Lower Incidence of CVD Events
Hospital Prices Growing Faster Than Physician Prices
Nurse Navigators Aid Outcomes After Heart Attack Discharge
Fewer Older Men Assessed, Treated for Osteoporosis
FDA Approves First Customizable Insulin Pump
Primary Care Providers Can Improve Diabetic Retinopathy Screening
Discharge Opioid Rx for Heart Dz Patients May Impact Follow-Up
Artificially Sweetened Drinks Linked to Stroke After Menopause
Most A-Fib Patients Have at Least One Identifiable Trigger
CDC: Heterosexual Syphilis Transmission Up for Drug Users
Burnout Predicts Clinician Turnover in Primary Care
CDC: Severity of Influenza Season Low Through Feb. 2, 2019
Physical Activity Down Across Chronic Disease Subgroups
CVD Does Not Modify Depression-Mortality Link in Elderly
Risk for MRSA Reduced With Postdischarge Decolonization
Child Enterovirus Infection May Up Risk for Developing Celiac Disease
Rates of Osteonecrosis of the Jaw Low for Denosumab-Treated Women
High Rates of MenB Vaccination Advised in University Outbreaks
Lower Birth Weight May Up Risk for Psychiatric Disorders
Yoga May Help With Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms, Severity
Progress Made in Developing New Antibacterial Agents
Coexisting Medical Conditions, Smoking Explain PTSD-CVD Link
Larger Physician Bonus May Improve Care in Chronic Disease
Health Care Spending Per Person Increased to $5,641 in 2017
Fractures Have Long-Term Impact on Quality of Life for Older Adults
Aspirin Underused for Advanced Colorectal Polyps
Use of Watchful Waiting Up for Low-Risk Localized Prostate Cancer
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
Racial/Ethnic, Income Variation ID'd in the Opioid Epidemic
Congo Ebola Outbreak Claims Nearly 100 Children's Lives
FDA Warns 17 Companies About Illegal Alzheimer Disease Products
Higher Optimism Tied to Lower Odds of Pain After Deployment
More Than a Half Million Deaths From Breast Cancer Averted
Functional Decline Seen for Many Frail Patients After TAVR, SAVR
Rates of Diabetes Screening High Among Adults Age ≥45
Walgreens Worst Violator in Tobacco Sales to Minors, FDA Says
Measles Outbreak Triggers Sharp Rise in Demand for Vaccine
Johnson & Johnson to Provide Drug Prices in TV Ads
High-Risk HPV Infection Linked to Increased Risk for CVD in Women
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
CDC: Heart Attack Awareness Improved Since 2008
Diagnostic Delays Common in Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Chronic Rhinosinusitis Linked to Depression, Anxiety
FDA: Number of U.S. Women With Breast Implant-Caused Cancer Has Increased
Trazodone Not Associated With Reduced Risk for Dementia
Most Americans Concerned About Weight, Link to Heart Health
T2DM Initially Remits in Majority Who Undergo Gastric Bypass
Discord Found in Clinician-, Criteria-Based Fibromyalgia Diagnosis
Patient Tested for Ebola at Philadelphia Hospital
Hepatitis C Infection Rates Up After OxyContin Reformulation
Antidepressant Overprescribing Appears Common in Elderly
Psoriasis Tx Linked to Drop in Noncalcified Coronary Plaque
Hypertensive Crisis Prevalent in Urban African-Americans
USPSTF Still Recommends Against Pancreatic Cancer Screening
Radiologists Can Help ID Intimate Partner Violence
8 Questions Helpful for Assessing IBD in Primary Care
Ethnic Differences Seen at Time of Dementia Diagnosis in U.K.
Long-Term Opioid Use With OA Varies Across States
Compounded Topical Pain Creams No Better Than Placebo
Evidence of Therapeutic Efficacy Substantial for Cannabis Use
Burden of Sudden Cardiac Death Higher in Black Men, Women
Updated ACIP Immunization Schedule Released for Adults
Expanded Recall of Warfarin Level Monitoring Test Strips
Washington State Measles Cases Now at 48 Since Jan. 1
High Physical Activity Levels Tied to Coronary Artery Calcification
CDC Examines Safety of Recombinant Zoster Vaccine
Some Obesity-Related Cancers Increasing in Younger Adults
Direct-to-Doctor Payments May Increase Opioid Prescribing
Physician Burnout Tied to Ability to Address Social Needs
Minimal Benefit for Decision Aid About Prolonged Ventilation
Hearing Loss Linked to Subjective Cognitive Function Decline
Pharmacist-Led Phone Follow-Up May Cut Readmission Rates
CDC: Most Black HIV Patients Interviewed for Partner Services
AHA: Nearly Half of U.S. Adults Have Cardiovascular Disease
FDA Approves First Generic Version of Advair for Asthma, COPD
More High-Value Care Associated With Receipt of Primary Care
Symptom Combos Suggesting Laryngeal Cancer Identified
Meta-Analysis: Small Weight Increase Seen for Breakfast Eaters
Methotrexate Well Tolerated, Effective for Psoriasis in Chinese
E-Cigarettes More Effective for Smoking Cessation
Small Increase in HbA1c Seen With Switch to Human Insulin in T2DM
FDA Receives an 'F' in Tobacco Prevention Report Card
Aerobic Exercise Tied to Better Cognition at All Ages
No Asthma Benefit Seen With n3PUFA in Overweight Teens
Avoiding Full-Blown Diabetes Cuts Cardiovascular Risk
ASA: Increased Odds of Stroke, MI With E-Cigarette Use
ASA: Flu-Like Illness Linked to Increased Risk for Stroke
Large Insulin Price Hike to Be Investigated by U.S. Congress
MEESSI-Acute Heart Failure Risk Score Validated
Depressive Symptoms Higher During Internal Medicine Internship
Older Adults With Comorbidities Identified as Frequent ED Users
Intensive BP Treatment Does Not Reduce Dementia Risk
NOACs Recommended as First-Line Prevention of Stroke in A-Fib
Public Health Interventions Could Cut Global Burden of Hepatitis C
Few Patients With Type 1 Diabetes Meeting HbA1c Goals
Financial Stress, Coronary Heart Disease Linked in African-Americans
Washington State Declares Health Emergency as Measles Spreads
Bone Health in Older Adults Not Improved by High-Dose Vitamin D
Gender Gap Seen in Accessing Alcohol Treatment With Cirrhosis
Machine Learning Methods Can Detect UTI in Dementia Patients
Evidence Lacking for Benefit of Surgery for Vertebral Fractures
Virtual Video Visits Liked by Patients, Providers
Assessment Tools Aid Risk Planning at Nursing Homes
Home-Based Program Achieves Hypertension Control
Report IDs Areas Lacking Good Practice in Health Tech Assessment
2003 to 2015 Saw Increase in Outpatient Benzodiazepine Use
Gun Injury Hospitalization Cost Over $911 Million 2010 to 2015
Fried Chicken, Fish Linked to All-Cause, Cardiovascular Death
Flu-Like Illness Tied to Increased Relative Mortality in ESRD
Measles Outbreak Prompts Public Emergency in Washington State
Smoking Tied to Peripheral Artery Disease in African-Americans
Short Duration Between Dinner, Bed Has No Effect on HbA1c
Body Size, Physical Activity Could Impact Odds of Reaching 90
BP >120/80 mm Hg Linked to Lower Gray Matter Volume
Doctors Should Encourage Exercise in Patients With Diabetes, CV Disease
Insulin Price More Than Doubled in the United States
Most Stroke Survivors ≥50 Years Report Complete Mental Health
Marketing of Opioids Linked to Increased OD Mortality
Herd Protection Seen With 4-Valent HPV Vaccination
Benzodiazepine, Opioid Co-Usage Up in the United States
Meta-Analysis: Aspirin Linked to Lower Risk for CV Events in Primary Prevention
Medical Cannabis Decisions Being Made by Users, Not Doctors
Canadian Syncope Risk Score IDs ED Monitoring Time Postsyncope
Poor Glycemic Control in Type 1 Diabetes Tied to Fracture Risk
Guidelines Developed for Managing Severe Atopic Dermatitis
CDC: Opioid Prescribing Higher in Rural Versus Urban Areas
Medication Treatment for Substance Abuse Up in Facilities
Wait Times Have Improved in VA Health Care System
Radiographic Knee Osteoarthritis Tied to Increased Risk for Death
Inappropriate Antibiotic Rx Common in Privately Insured
Trained Alert Dogs Can Detect Impending T1DM-Related Events
FDA Down to 5 Weeks of Funding to Review New Drug Applications
Prevalence of Knee OA Lower With Menopausal Hormone Therapy
High Symptom Burden in Elderly Linked to Adverse Outcomes
Hemochromatosis Mutation Linked to Other Morbidity
Achieving Healthy Diet From Sustainable Food Feasible
Risk for Uninsurance in AMI Patients Reduced With Medicaid Expansion
Asthma Undiagnosed in One in Five Urban Adolescents
Adoption of Advanced Health IT Capabilities Inconsistent
High Levels of Activity, Motor Ability Linked to Better Cognition
Coronary Artery Calcium May Help Predict CVD in South Asians
Accidental IV Dislodgement Reported to Be Very Common
Review Shares Best Practices for Evaluating Penicillin Allergy
Intermittent Fasts Plus Energy Restriction Best for Weight Loss
Replacing Sitting Time With Activity Lowers Mortality Risk
Complications Higher Than Expected for Invasive Lung Tests
Components of Ideal Cardio Health Cut Diabetes Risk
USPSTF Recommends Risk-Reducing Meds for Breast Cancer
FDA to Resume Inspections of Riskier Foods
Congo Ebola Outbreak Now Second Worst in History
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
Guideline Issued for Treatment of Mild/Moderate Ulcerative Colitis
Opioids Now More Deadly for Americans Than Traffic Accidents
Breast Cancer Incidence Up With Persistent Vasomotor Symptoms
Short Sleep Duration Linked to Higher Atherosclerotic Burden
800-662-HELP Underappreciated in Media, General Population
U.S. Doctor Released From Omaha Hospital After Ebola Monitoring
Red Cross Issues Emergency Call for Blood Donations
Moderate Drinking Linked to Electroanatomic Changes in A-Fib
Menopausal Hormone Tx Use Down Post-WHI Recommendations
One in Five Back Pain Patients Experience Persistent Pain
Expanding Pharmacist Practice Scope Could Reduce ED Overcrowding
Number of Colorectal CA Deaths Projected to Rise Worldwide
Drug Overdose Death Rate Increasing Among Middle-Aged Women
CDC: Flu Cases Hit 7 Million in the United States
Prices Still Explain High U.S. Health Care Spending
Chronic Fatigue Patients May Not Receive Proper ED Care
Use of Diabetes Monitoring Tests in Primary Care Suboptimal
High Fiber Intake Tied to Lower Risk for Noncommunicable Disease
Statin Therapy Reduces Risk for Diabetic Retinopathy in T2DM
CDC: E. Coli Outbreak Linked to Romaine Lettuce Is Over
U.S. Food Supply May Be at Risk Due to Government Shutdown
FDA: Chocolates, Candies May Be Contaminated With Hepatitis A
E-Cigarette Aerosol Exposure Tied to Asthma Symptoms
Private Equity Acquisition of Physician Practices Discussed
Transdermal HRT Not Linked to Increased Risk for VTE
Obesity Linked to Lower Gray Matter Brain Volume
Smartphone App Can Detect Early Signs of Opioid Overdose
Measles Outbreak in New York State Largest in Recent History
Increase in Brand-Name Drug Cost Mainly Due to Existing Drugs
Many Female Health Care Workers Live in Poverty
Nursing Intervention Promotes Better Sleep for Inpatients
Nine Cases of Wound Botulism ID'd in Injection Drug Users
No Increased Fall Risk With HTN Treatment in Older Women
Long Work Hours Tied to Poor Glycemic Control in T2DM
Medical Marketing Has Increased in Past 20 Years
Costs Higher for Those With Comorbid Noncommunicable Diseases
AI Technology IDs Genetic Diseases by Analyzing Facial Photos
Women With CVD Have Worse Self-Reported Outcomes
Cancer Death Rate in U.S. Decreased Continuously From 1991 to 2016
ACA Coverage Gains Could Erode Without Individual Mandate
Feeling Life Is Worthwhile Linked to Healthier Aging
Rx Opioids Up Pneumonia Risk in Patients With, Without HIV
Exercise Can Consistently Lower Blood Pressure
Childhood Hodgkin Lymphoma Survivors at Risk for Later Cancers
About 11 Percent of U.S. Adults Have Food Allergy
Employment, Earning Losses Noted After Cardiovascular Events
Gabapentin Improves Sexual Function in Provoked Vulvodynia
Income Volatility Linked to CVD, All-Cause Mortality
More Comorbidities, Lower Mortality for Holocaust Survivors
Health Benefits of Nonsugar Sweeteners Uncertain
Applying Population Health Data IDs Patients at Risk for CVD
Hypertension With Psoriasis Tied to More Cardiac Interventions
In-Hospital Morbidity, Mortality Up With Flu in Heart Failure
Classification of Psoriasis Severity Depends on Definition
Clinical Tool Rapidly Assesses Post-Intensive Care Syndrome
Many Adults in 50s, Early 60s Worried About Health Insurance
Moderate Drinking Not Harmful for Seniors With Heart Failure
Study Reveals High Rate of Phlebitis Caused by IV Cannulas
Patients With Sleep Apnea Have Increased Gout Risk
Antidepressant Use in Seniors Linked to Risk for Hip Fracture
Partner-Delivered HIV Self-Testing Can Up Linkage to Care
U.S. Doctor Monitored for Ebola Exposure in Nebraska Hospital
Impaired Cognitive Status Impacts Rehab Potential in SNFs
Proportion of Cancers Due to Excess Body Weight Varies by State
Price of Alirocumab Would Have to Be Cut to Be Cost-Effective
Limited Examination Detects Scabies With High Sensitivity
Long-Term Reduction in CRC Risk After Negative Colonoscopy
Catheter Ablation Tops Drug Therapy for A-Fib in Heart Failure
Incidence of End-Stage Kidney Disease Up in Australia
Nurse-Led Program in Primary Care Can Up Detection of Liver Dz
High Sodium Intake Associated With New Atrial Fibrillation
Second-Line Antidiabetic Meds May Impact Cardiovascular Risk
Effect Sizes Uncertain for Meds Versus Placebo in Knee OA
Toll on Health From Depression, Anxiety Akin to Smoking, Obesity
Sugar-Sweetened Drinks Linked to Chronic Kidney Disease Risk
Low-Priced Generic Drugs Most Likely to Have Shortages
Dancing Tied to Lower Odds of Disability in Activities of Daily Living
30-Day Postdischarge Mortality Up With HRRP Implementation
More Than Two-Thirds of Drug OD Deaths in 2017 Involved Opioids
ASH Develops Practice Guidelines for Venous Thromboembolism
New BP Treatment Cutoffs May Not Yield Survival Benefit
Low Vitamin D Tied to Risk for Renal Hyperfiltration in Healthy Adults
More Americans Reporting Less Than Six Hours Sleep Per Night
Health Care Screening Practices Impact Skin Cancer Diagnosis
Initiative Can Cut Gender Gap in Medical School Faculty Salaries
Updated Guidelines Developed for Diagnosing, Treating Influenza
Drug Use-Associated Infective Endocarditis Up 2007 to 2017
Fecal Occult Blood Test May Improve CRC Outcomes in Some
ACOG: Interpregnancy Period Should Maximize Women's Health
Risk of Arterial Thromboembolic Events Up Prior to Cancer Diagnosis
Most Nurses Unsatisfied With Hospitals' End-of-Life Care
Appalachia, Western States Have Highest Hep C Prevalence
FDA Announces Safety Monitoring Measures for the Essure Device
FDA Warns Companies on Unsafe, Unapproved Stem Cell Treatments
FDA: Fluoroquinolones Tied to Heart Vessel Ruptures, Tears
A-Fib Risk Up for Antidepressant Users, but Higher Before Tx
Endurance Exercise Tied to Anti-Aging at Cellular Level
Number of People With Dementia Rose Twofold From 1990 to 2016
CDC: Weight, Waist Size, BMI Increased for Many U.S. Adults
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
Hospitalization for Upper GI Bleed Highest With Rivaroxaban
Global Lifetime Risk for Stroke About 25 Percent in 2016
ADA 2019 Standards of Care Emphasize Patient-Centered Care
Residential Greenness Linked to Cardiovascular Disease Risk
Exercise Promotes Executive Functioning in Sedentary Adults
FDA Advisory Panels: Prescribe Naloxone With Opioid Painkillers
Failure of Timely Stop to Certain Prescription Drugs Is Common
Edentulism Tied to Greater Risk for High BP After Menopause
High Sodium May Contribute to CVD Deaths in Shandong, China
Opioids Offer Small Improvement in Pain, Physical Function
Hospitalizations Up for Homeless From 2007 to 2013
EHR Data ID Differences in HTN Control Across Health Systems
Routine Supplements to Prevent Chronic Disease Not Advised
Exclusion of Doctors From Public Health Insurance Up 2007 to 2017
Palliative Care in MS Inpatients Rises From 2005 to 2014
Follow-Up Within Seven Days of Heart Failure Discharge Beneficial
2010 to 2014 Saw Increase in Anemia After Hospitalization
Buprenorphine-Naloxone Cost-Effective for Opioid Use Disorder
Type 2 Diabetes Risk Lower in Women With Active Migraine
Prevalence of Metabolically Healthy Adults in U.S. Very Low
Solriamfetol Feasible for Sleep Apnea-Related Tiredness
Some With Type 2 Diabetes Inappropriately Monitoring Blood Glucose
Adherence and Intensity of Lipid-Lowering Tx Influence CV Risk
Barbershop Intervention Leads to Reduced BP in Black Men
Emotional Stress of Holidays Can Trigger Heart Attacks
Early PT Linked to Less Opioid Use in Musculoskeletal Pain
Phone-Based Intervention Aids Rheumatoid Arthritis Care
Dementia Often Misclassified With Brief Cognitive Assessments
Persistent Discrimination ID'd Among Physician Mothers
BMI May Mediate Inverse Link Between Fiber Intake, Knee OA
T2DM Linked to Decline in Verbal Memory, Fluency in Older Adults
CDC: More Cases in Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Recalled Beef
Pregnancy Losses Linked to Risk for Cardiovascular Disease
Medication Errors Resulting in Death Most Common in Elderly
Influenza Hospitalization More Likely in Underweight, Obese
Risk for Hospitalization for Heart Failure Greater With Diabetes
Negative Attitudes Reported Toward Weight-Loss Surgery
Patient-Reported Outcome Measures May Aid Communication
Sleep Length, Quality Linked to Risk for Falls, Fractures
FDA: Some E-Cigarette Liquids Contain Erectile Dysfunction Meds
Recalled Kotex Tampons Can Unravel Inside Body
Enrollment Under the Affordable Care Act Down From Last Year
Continuity of Care Tied to Lower Expenditures, Hospitalization
Fasting-Evoked Hypoglycemia in Diabetes Is Prevalent
Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Prostate Cancer Linked
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
Mail-Based HPV Testing May Increase Access
Consensus Decision Pathway Developed for Tobacco Cessation
Reference Infliximab, Biosimilar Equivalent for Crohn's Disease
Flu Vaccine Linked to Reduced Risk for Death in Heart Failure
Veterans Health Administration Hospitals Outperform Non-VHAs
HIT-Related Stress Linked to Burnout Among Physicians
Tap Water in Neti Pot Linked to Death From Brain-Eating Amoeba
Less Than One Hour of Resistance Training Weekly Tied to Lower CVD Risk
PM2.5 Exposure Linked to Asthma Rescue Medication Use
Women Face Less Kidney Disease Morbidity and Mortality Than Men
AHA Scientific Statement: Low Risk of Side Effects for Statins
Fear Impacts Quality of Life for Young Adults With Type 1 Diabetes
Most Insured Patients Not Using Online Portals
Patient Education Can Improve Chronic Disease Management
Chronic Kidney Disease Burden Increasing in the United States
Secondhand Smoke Exposure Saw Big Drop From 1988 to 2014
Meds Taken Do Not Vary With ADL Impairment in Heart Failure
Smartphone App Uses Fingernail Bed Images to Detect Anemia
Projected Distribution of Common Ragweed Modeled in U.S.
COPD Tied to Obesity in Male, Female Never-Smokers
Pictorial Presentation of Silent Atherosclerosis Helps Cut CV Risk
Recommendations Developed for Psoriatic Arthritis Treatment
J-Shaped Association for Sleep Duration, CV Events and Death
FDA Warns of Rare Stroke Risk With Multiple Sclerosis Drug
History of Partner Violence Tied to Menopause Symptoms
Migraine With Aura Linked to Increase in Incident A-Fib
Machine Learning Models May Predict Emergency Admissions
Skin Autofluorescence Predicts T2DM, Heart Disease, Mortality
Few Physicians Work in Practices That Use Telemedicine
Many Patients Withhold Information From Clinicians
HHS Issues Draft Strategy for Reducing Health IT Burden
Mean Cumulative Lifetime Prevalence of Eczema 9.9 Percent
Progress Made Toward Global Measles Milestones
Cost-Related Insulin Underuse May Affect One in Four Patients
Joint Mobilization Plus Exercise Beneficial for Knee Osteoarthritis
Shifting Pattern Seen for Primary Care Office Visits
Impact of Fructose Varies With Energy Control, Food Source
New BP Goals Could Prevent 3 Million CVD Events Over 10 Years
Targeted Hep C Testing Misses High Number of Cases in Prisons
More People Worldwide Now Know Their HIV Status
Presence of Antiphospholipid Antibodies Tied to First-Time MI
Limiting Social Media May Improve Psychological Well-Being
Teva Recalls Two Blood Pressure Medications
Several Risk Factors More Strongly Linked to MI in Women
Rotating Night Shift Work, Lifestyle Factors Linked to T2DM
Hypnotherapy Beats Education for Relief of IBS Symptoms
Genetic Analysis Shows Higher BMI May Up Risk for Depression
Climate Change Ups Heat Deaths, Especially Among Elderly
Persistent Back Pain Linked to Earlier Mortality in Older Women
Certain SGLT2 Inhibitors, GLP-1 RAs for T2DM Also Cut CV Risk
CDC: U.S. Life Expectancy Decreased From 2016 to 2017
Protein Intake Tied to Disability Trajectory in Very Old
Home-Based Intervention Helpful for Disadvantaged CKD Patients
Fruits, Veggies, Orange Juice May Protect Men's Memory
Lanadelumab Reduces Attack Rate in Hereditary Angioedema
Healthy Lifestyle Tied to Less Atherosclerosis for Women
FDA: Kratom Products Have High Levels of Heavy Metals
FDA: Safe to Eat Romaine Lettuce Again, but Check Labels
FDA to Update Medical Device Approvals Process
Vitamin D Levels Linked to Cardiorespiratory Fitness
Recommended Therapies for Polycythemia Vera Underused
Food Assistance May Help Older Adults Adhere to Diabetes Meds
Four Principles Underlie Patient and Family Partnership in Care
ACA Coverage Substantial, but Did Not Impact Labor Markets
Newborns Infected With Ebola in Congo Outbreak
USPSTF Suggests Universal HIV Screening, PrEP for High-Risk Patients
Obesity Tied to Increased Risk for Early-Onset CRC in Women
Clinical Decision Support System Ups Outpatient PE Management
Lung Cancer Screening Implementation Guide Developed
Insulin Needed for T2DM Tx Set to Increase >20 Percent by 2030
FDA Approves Drug for Treatment of Travelers' Diarrhea
U of Maryland Student Dies of Adenovirus-Related Illness
Switching to High-Deductible Insurance Delays Diabetes Care
RSNA: Mammography Has Value in Women Age 75 or Older
Smoke-Free Policies Linked to Lower Systolic Blood Pressure
FDA: Another E. coli Outbreak Linked to Romaine Lettuce
Better Work Environment Tied to Better Patient Safety
Pain Management Telementoring May Cut Opioid Prescribing
Performance of AI Dx Tools May Suffer Across Health Systems
NPs and PAs Can Effectively Manage Diabetes in Primary Care
Dementia Tied to Mortality in Older Adults With Down Syndrome
Cap'n Crunch Cereal Recalled Due to Salmonella Scare
Onset of Musculoskeletal Adverse Events Varies Between Statins
HIV Transmission Risk Small With Antiretroviral Compliance
ACAAI: Oral Immunotherapy Is Protective in Peanut Allergy
Opioid Misuse Varies With Sexual Orientation
Patient Education Ups VTE Prophylaxis in Hospital Setting
Climate Change Expected to Lead to Rise in Lyme Disease
CDC: Increase Seen in Salmonella Illnesses From Ground Beef
Drug Overdose Mortality Rates Highest in United States
Health Care Costs, Use Up for Untreated Hearing Loss
Obesity as a Teen Ups Risk for Later Pancreatic Cancer
Patients Hospitalized for COPD Rarely Receive Pulmonary Rehab
Higher Risk for Amputation, DKA With SGLT2 Inhibitors for T2DM
CDC: 8.8 Percent Uninsured in U.S. in First Half of 2018
Insurance Coverage for Adult Obesity Care Increasing
Name-Brand Medications Driving Spike in U.S. Drug Spending
Patient Experiences Shed Light on Diagnostic Errors
Option Found for Retreatment of Chronic Hep C Infection
AHA: Lasting Benefit for CABG in Diabetes, Multivessel Disease
No Age-Related Increase in BP for Yanomami Community
Low-Carbohydrate Diets Linked to Increase in Calories Burned
CDC: Many Americans May Have Prediabetes and Not Know It
Red Cross Issues Urgent Call for Blood Ahead of the Holidays
AHA: Guidelines Stress Healthy Lifestyle for Lowering Cholesterol
AMA to Collect Data on Suicide Among Doctors-in-Training
CDC: Record Number of Tickborne Disease Cases in U.S. Last Year
Consensus Statement Issued on Management of Foot, Ankle Gout
Heart Disease Leading Cause of Death in Low-Income Counties
Sudden Cardiac Death Rates Up in Blacks Versus Whites
Changes in Risk Indicators of MetS Severity Tied to T2DM Risk
Pharmacist-Led Effort Cuts Inappropriate Rx in Older Adults
Online Tool Helps Patients With Advance Care Planning
AHA: Icosapent Ethyl Cuts CV Risk From Elevated Triglycerides
USPSTF Recommends Screening Adults for Unhealthy Alcohol Use
Coordinated Care Needed for Cancer Survivors, Caregivers
Denosumab Promising for TDT-Induced Osteoporosis Treatment
AHA: Dapagliflozin Noninferior to Placebo for MACE in T2DM
AHA: Limited Benefit for n-3 Fatty Acids in CVD, Cancer Prevention
AHA: Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans Updated
Ebola Outbreak Worst in Congo's History
Quick New Ebola Test Approved by FDA
Income, Lifestyle May Contribute to Disparity in Cancer Deaths
In Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair, Curcumin Lacks Benefit
Urinary Incontinence Common in Women Over 50 Years
CDC: About One in Three Adults With Prediabetes Has Arthritis
Progress Toward Goals in Global Health Is Slowing
Firearm Violence Is a Public Health Issue, Physicians Say
CDC: Increases in Yoga, Meditation for Children in 2012-2017
FDA Approves New Version of OTC Primatene Mist
CDC Warns of Salmonella Illnesses Linked to Raw Turkey
In-Hospital Infection May Up Readmission After Stroke
Herpes Zoster Recombinant Vaccine Seems Most Effective
Zoliflodacin Seems Effective for Some Gonococcal Infections
HTN in Young Adulthood Linked to CVD Later in Life
Possible Salmonella Prompts Duncan Hines Cake Mix Recall
Medicaid Expansion Approved in Three Republican-Leaning States
Naloxone Products Stay Effective Long After Expiration Date
Abx-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae Tied to Clinical Failure in UTI
Happy Childhood Memories Associated With Better Health
Nonadherence, Discontinuation of Statins High in 1st Year of Rx
Over Two Million People Living With Hep C From 2013 to 2016
CDC Director Says Congo Ebola Outbreak May Be Uncontainable
Prevalence of Atopic Dermatitis 7.3 Percent in U.S. Adults
AHA: After 2007 Recs, Increase Seen in Infective Endocarditis
Pressure Ulcer Rates Only Decreasing for Less Severe Sores
Majority of Internists Still Have Financial Ties to Industry
Models Project 79 Percent Drop in Lung CA Mortality by 2065
AHA: Opioid Use Appears to Up Risk for Atrial Fibrillation
Notes Reflecting Financial Considerations ID'd in ICU
Cancer Mortality Up for 2nd-, 3rd-Generation Latino Immigrants
Age to Stop Cervical Cancer Screening Depends on Test Used
Sign-Up Season Begins on HealthCare.gov
U.S. Opioid Overdose Deaths Reach Record Number
Age, Racial Disparities Seen in Hospitalization for Heart Failure
HPV Vaccination Uptake Increasing, but Still Too Low
Plant-Based Diets Beneficial for Adults With Type 2 Diabetes
Second Hypertension Drug Recalled Due to Contamination
Home BP of 130/80 mm Hg ID'd as Threshold for Stage 1 HTN
Financial Conflicts of Interest Prevalent Among CPG Authors
2011 to 2015 Saw Decline in Health Care-Associated Infections
ASN: Aggressive Control of BP, Lipids in T2DM May Up Kidney Risk
Opioid Use Often Persists in Workers' Compensation Claimants
Greater Weight Loss With Gastric Bypass Than Other Bariatric Sx
Black, Low-Income Women May Not Report Barriers to Care
Link Between Statins, Non-CVD Outcomes Lacks Evidence
Erectile Dysfunction Common in Childhood Cancer Survivors
AMA Announces Initiative to Reinvent Physician Training
Mortality Among Young People Declined From 1999 to 2015
Therapeutic Lifestyle Intervention in Church Helpful for BP Control
Community Health Worker Intervention Beneficial
Psoriasis Linked to Increased Risk for Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors May Up Lung CA Risk
Many Hospitals Noncompliant With Record Request Regulations
Low Levels of Flu Reported in U.S. From May to October
Nurse-Led Care Efficacious, Cost-Effective for Gout
Healthier Diet Tied to Lower Mortality Risk in CRC Patients
ASN: Home Dialysis Associated With Improved Survival
In Complicated UTI, Cefiderocol Noninferior to Imipenem-Cilastin
Trump Administration Announces Plan to Cut Drug Prices
Alcohol Disorder Screening in Women Post-RYGB Inadequate
Pneumococcal Vaccine Recs Cause Confusion Among Docs
Oxygen Saturation Should Not Top 96 Percent in Acutely Ill
Independent Links for Genetics, Lifestyle With Incident Stroke
Half of Women to Develop Stroke, Dementia, or Parkinsonism
Allopurinol Linked to Reduced Risk for CKD Stage ≥3 in Gout
Pace of Change Has Accelerated in Alternative Payment Models
Algorithm-Defined Tx Duration Non-Inferior in Staph Bacteremia
Almost One in 10 Treated in Hospital for Non-Fatal Injury
Tibia Lead Levels Linked to Risk of Resistant-Hypertension
7 Children Dead From Adenovirus Outbreak in New Jersey
Health Enterprise Zone Initiative Cut Hospitalizations, Costs
High-Dose Flu Vaccine May Cut Hospitalization in Dialysis Patients
Most Supplements Contain Prohibited Stimulants
AGA Issues Guidelines for Opioid-Induced Constipation
Preeclampsia Tied to Increased Risk for Vascular Dementia
USPSTF Recommends Screening Women for Partner Violence
White House Unveils New Insurance Option for Small Firms
Intensive SBP Tx Cuts Kidney Damage Biomarkers in Incident CKD
Periodontitis Linked to Higher BP in Adults With Treated HTN
Neglect Higher in For-Profit Nursing Homes
Inadequate Reimbursement May Mar Diabetes Prevention Program
Diagnostic Strategy Can Rule Out PE in Pregnant Women
Glucose Dysregulation Seen Years Before Diabetes Diagnosis
Percent Weight Regain Predicts Health Risks Post-Bariatric Surgery
Guidelines Outlined to Ease Peds Transition to Adult Health Care
Limited Success for Changing Diet and Exercise Among Nurses
Variability in Geographic Availability of New Antibiotics
CDC: First U.S. Case of Rat-Borne Andes Virus Diagnosed
Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair Benefits Some With Heart Failure
Bioinformatics Tool Can ID Source of Bloodstream Pathogens
Triple Combo Regimens May Address Cause of Cystic Fibrosis
Poor Experience With PCP Linked to Hospitalization in CKD
2014 to 2016 Saw 470 Percent Increase in HIV PrEP Use in U.S.
Mortality Due to Suicide, Alcohol, Accidents Up in Diabetes
Sharp Drop in U.S. Life Expectancy Rankings by 2040
WHO: Congo Ebola Outbreak Not a Global Emergency
Limited Evidence for OTC Preps to Treat Nasal Symptoms of Colds
Procurement Requirements Drive Interoperability in Health Care IT
Consuming Caffeine From Coffee Reduces Incident Rosacea
Clostridium difficile Spores Survive Laundering of Sheets
Giving Flu Shots in Pharmacies Could Up Vaccination Coverage
Recreational Marijuana Now Legal in Canada
CDC Warns of Salmonella Illnesses Linked to Raw Chicken
Seven-Day Metronidazole Better for Trichomoniasis Tx in Women
Lung Cancer Deaths 28% Lower in California Than Rest of U.S.
Bariatric Sx Cuts Macrovascular Complications in Obesity, T2DM
Web-Based Lifestyle Program Works for Liver Disease Patients
Gastric Banding, Metformin Similar for Improving Glycemia
High Risk for Readmission for Takotsubo Syndrome
2006 to 2015 Saw Decrease in Medicare Beneficiary ICU Use
β-Blockers in 1st Trimester Do Not Up Congenital Malformations
Without Medicaid Expansion, Poor Patients Forgo Medical Care
High Variability in Metabolic Measures May Up Mortality
Cases Show Periodic Fasting May Cut Medication Use in T2DM
Active Pharmaceuticals ID'd in >700 Dietary Supplements
More Socioeconomic Challenges for Hispanic Women With HIV
Cataract Surgery Tied to Drop in Cognitive Decline in Seniors
Multicomponent Intervention Can Reduce Sitting Time at Work
Hormone Therapy Not Beneficial in Subclinical Hypothyroidism
Skills-Based Intervention Did Not Cut Systolic BP After Stroke, TIA
Modest Alcohol Consumption May Reduce Mortality in NAFLD
Zoledronate Lowers Fracture Risk in Women With Osteopenia
High Circulating Prolactin Level Inversely Linked to T2DM Risk
Spending Often Persists in High-Cost Medicare-Medicaid Eligible
Low-Dose Aspirin May Reduce Ovarian Cancer Risk
On a Given Day, 36.6 Percent of U.S. Adults Eat Fast Food
Review: Vitamin D Does Not Appear to Prevent Fractures, Falls
Midlife PSA Predicts Aggressive Prostate Cancer in Black Men
Payer Policies May Discourage Non-Pharma Tx for Low Back Pain
Diet Less Important Than Genes for High Serum Urate Levels
Renal-Replacement Timing Has No Effect in Kidney Injury, Sepsis
Atrial Fibrillation Tied to Higher Dementia Risk in Older Adults
Aetna-CVS Merger Approved
Intensive BP Therapy in Diabetes May Lower Risk for CV Events
Halobetasol Propionate Lotion Shows Efficacy for Tx of Psoriasis
Retention in HIV Care Drops Steadily After Prison Release
Long-Term Aspirin Use Linked to Reduction in Liver Cancer Risk
Prevalence of Anxiety, Depression Up for Adults With Arthritis
ADA, EASD Issue New Recommendations for T2DM
Lorcaserin Beneficial for Diabetes in Overweight, Obese
FDA Approves HPV Vaccine for People Through Age 45
Flea-Borne Typhus Outbreak in Los Angeles County
Application of Blood Pressure Guidelines Ups Treatment
Minority Residents Experience Burdens Linked to Race/Ethnicity
Weight Loss May Cut Breast CA Risk in Postmenopausal Women
Risk of Opioid-Benzodiazepine Overlap Up for Dual Prescribing
FDA Approves Marketing of First User-Fitted Hearing Aid
Industry-Funded Trials Often Involve Employees in Studies
AZ Company Recalls Raw Beef Products Linked to Salmonella
Congress Passes Bill to Fight Opioid Crisis
Digital Cognitive Therapy Eases Daytime Effects of Insomnia
No Increase in In-Hospital, Post-Discharge Death With HRRP
Sexual Harassment, Assault Tied to Women's Health Issues
Daily Drinking Associated With Increased Mortality Risk
Lixisenatide Cuts Kidney Damage in T2DM and Coronary Syndrome
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
Residual Vein Obstruction Down With Compression After DVT
Childhood Risk Profiles Affect Middle-Age Lung Function
Cancer Risk Varies for Hispanics, Including in Puerto Rico
Albiglutide Beats Placebo for Cardiovascular Events in T2DM
FDA Seizes Documents From E-Cigarette Maker JUUL
JUUL Laboratories Have Largest Market Share of E-Cigarettes
CDC: Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Gravel Ridge Farms Eggs
Red Tide May Be Cause of Florida Beachgoers' Breathing Problems
Elevated Blood Pressure Linked to Aortic Valve Disease
Opioid-Related Hospital Use Up in Elderly Adults
Uninsured Rate at 8.8 Percent in First Quarter of 2018
Medicare Patient Readmit Rates Higher in Proprietary Hospitals
Family History Linked to Early-Onset A-Fib in Minorities
Increasing Water Intake Can Cut Cystitis Recurrence
Better Glycemic Control With Closed-Loop Insulin Delivery
Preventable Cardiovascular Events Are Big Economic Burden
For Employer-Based Plans, Spending Across Services Steady
Southern Dietary Pattern Mediates Racial Difference in HTN
Voluntary Recall of Robaxin 750 mg Due to Dosage Misprint
Interviews Can Help Ensure Physician Candidates Fit Culture
Number of Health-Related Data Breaches Increasing
Telemedicine RTI Visits Shorter When Antibiotic Prescribed
Negligible Drop in Neoplastic Lesion Dx After First Round of FIT
Alternative Medicines May Aid in the Treatment of Psoriasis
First Human Case of Rat Strain of Hepatitis E Seen in Hong Kong
WHO: 'Very High Risk' That Ebola Will Spread From Congo
FDA Approves New Drug for Antibiotic-Resistant Lung Disease
Readmission, Death Risk Higher in COPD With Comorbidities
Risk of Venous Thromboembolism Recurrence High
Mental Health Disparities ID'd Among Students of Color
Factors Associated With Phantom Odor Identified
More Non-Elderly Americans Uninsured in 2017 Versus 2016
Hospital Privacy Curtains Become Increasingly Contaminated
Increased Cardiovascular Risk for Diclofenac Initiators
Pharmaceutical Executive Defends 400 Percent Price Hike
Handheld Device Inspired by Star Trek May Allow Rapid Diagnosis
Physicians Often Don't Address Their Burnout
Strategies to Cut Cardiovascular Risk Factors Show Mixed Results
Implementing EMRs Affects Time Spent With Patients in Clinic
Proton Pump Inhibitor Use Tied to Hip Fracture in Dialysis Patients
Business Degree Increasingly Useful for Doctors
Opioid Bill Gets Bipartisan Support
80,000 Americans Died From Influenza Over Last Year
Final Update on Salmonella-Tainted Honey Smacks Cereal
Guidelines Updated for Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Practices Should Set Rules for Staff Social Media Use
Grip Strength Tied to Pulmonary Function in Older Women
Newer Hormonal Contraception May Cut Ovarian Cancer Risk
Machine Learning Can Improve Chemical Toxicity Prediction
Burnout, Career Choice Regret Prevalent in U.S. Residents
HIV Infection Diagnoses on the Rise in Young Homosexual Men
Lawn-Mower-Related Injuries Are Most Often Lacerations
Policies Should Encourage Healthy Food Consumption
Combo Therapy Not Needed If Low RA Disease Activity Achieved
Lorcaserin Facilitates Weight Loss in Overweight, Obese
Many Countries Failing on Non-Communicable Dz Death Targets
Initial Abx Feasible Alternative for Uncomplicated Appendicitis
Cancer-Related Gene Variations Frequently Reclassified
Education Can Up Emotional Intelligence in Residents
Physician-Group ACOs Generate Medicare Savings
In 2016, Proportion of Uninsured Americans Down to 10 Percent
Inflammatory Back Pain Resolves in Many Patients
Positive Link Between Air Pollution, Diagnosis of Dementia
Total Diabetes at 14 Percent in U.S. Adults for 2013-2016
New Risk Factors Identified for Varicose Vein Disease
Net Benefit of Anticoagulants for A-Fib Varies With Stroke Rate
Participation Up With Online Diabetes Prevention Program
Simplifying Medicare Plan Finder Improves Plan Selection
Heart Failure Patients Enrolled in Hospice Use Less Health Care
MRI Indicates Sacroiliitis in Some Healthy Individuals
Mortality for Unintentional Drug Poisonings Up Since 1979
Mortality Rate From Heart Failure Higher in Women Than Men
Some Clinicians, Patients Record Clinic Visits for Patient Use
Prevalence of Alzheimer's, Related Dementia Set to Double
Ground Beef Recalled After E. Coli Outbreak
Low Vitamin D Levels Tied to Interstitial Lung Disease
Age, Sex, APOE Genotype Identify Alzheimer's, Dementia Risk
Sensitivity for CRC Detection Up With Decreasing FIT Threshold
HbA1c Variability Is a Strong Predictor of Mortality in T2DM
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
Study Provides Estimates of U.S. Prevalence of Type 1, 2 Diabetes
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
Allopurinol Dose Escalation for Gout Doesn't Improve Mortality
Few Yogurt Products Qualify As Low-Sugar
>60 Percent of Adults Report Adverse Childhood Experiences
Medicaid Expansion Linked to Gains in Insurance Coverage
No Clear Benefit for Rivaroxaban After Hospital Discharge
California Lawsuit Claims AbbVie Paid Doctors to Prescribe Humira
Opioid Deaths 1999 to 2015 May Be Dramatically Underestimated
Patient Health Information Often Shared Electronically
EPA Plan Will Maintain Carbon Emissions From Power Plants
Second HPV-Related Primary Cancers Common in Survivors
USPSTF Recommends Intensive Behavioral Change for Obesity
Quarterly Canakinumab Reduces Risk for Gout Attacks
HTN Tx Intensification Common Upon Discharge in U.S. Vets
Global Prevalence of Insufficient Activity 27.5 Percent
Socioeconomic Status Lower Among U.S. Sexual Minorities
Active Choice Intervention Tied to Increase in Flu Shot Rates
U.S. Senate Passes Opioids Bill
Tips for Advising Patients Living in Highly Polluted Settings
Compliance With Requirement to Report Results on EUCTR Is Poor
Drug Prices Increase More Than Expected After Shortages
Scribes Improve Physician Workflow, Patient Interaction
Drug Prices Seem Not to Be Influenced by Their Value
Ambient Particulate Matter Linked to Emergency Asthma Care
Association Health Plans Can Help Small Businesses Offer Coverage
Potentially Inappropriate Opioid Prescribing Tied to Overdose
Mercury in Traditional Tibetan Medicine Could Be Harmful
Use of Aspirin in Healthy Elderly Questioned in Three Studies
Final CDC Update on Salmonella Linked to Backyard Poultry
FDA Finds Another Carcinogen in Certain Valsartan Heart Meds
Patrons of 'Vampire Facial' Spa May Have Been Exposed to HIV
Situation Framing, Language Can Influence Decision-Making
Sales of Flavored E-Cigarette Products Up Since 2012
Genetic Testing Recommended for Familial Hypercholesterolemia
Extreme Flooding Can Up Exposure to Pathogens
Many Older Adults Transition to Long-Term Benzodiazepine Use
No Apparent Short-Term Cancer Risk From Recalled Valsartan
Including Calorie Count on Menus Can Cut Calories Ordered
CDC: About One in Five U.S. Adults Have Chronic Pain
Gains in Insurance Coverage Seen for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Adults
Physicians Need Training for Mass Casualty Incidents
Pharmacovigilance Needed for Rheumatology Patients
AHA: Resistant Hypertension Diagnosis, Tx Guidelines Updated
Risks Posed by Spreading Oil and Gas Wastewater on Roads
Highest Opioid-Related Mortality Seen in Construction Jobs
At Least 15 Men Near Ground Zero Have Breast Cancer
Medicaid Benefits for Addiction Treatment Expanded After ACA
Single, Fixed-Dose Combo Pills Improve Hypertension Outcomes
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
High-Touch Surfaces at Airports Often Covered in Pathogens
Sexual, Physical Abuse Up Odds of Injury for Female Athletes
Better Classification of Dry Eye Disease Will Aid Diagnosis, Tx
AHA: Update on Diagnosis, Tx for Chagas Cardiomyopathy
Tai Chi Effective at Reducing Number of Falls in Older Adults
One in Five Pot Products Fails Potency, Purity Tests in California
Algorithm Can Discriminate Cardiovascular Disease Risk
Total of 43,371 New Cases of HPV-Associated Cancers in 2015
Data Age in Clinical Trials Is About Three Years at Publication
Medicaid Work Requirements Don't Impact Many Enrollees
Shift Seen From EDs to Urgent Care for Low-Acuity, Acute Care
Opioids Often Prescribed in the Absence of Pain Diagnosis
Many Opportunities for Doctors Using Twitter
Chronic Pain May Be Contributor to Suicide
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
Fifteen Genetic Determinants of Fracture Identified
Influenza Caused Emirates Flight to Be Briefly Quarantined at JFK
Southwest Passengers May Have Been Exposed to Measles
Social Determinants Linked to Provision of Primary Care
Personalized Weighting Could Enhance Hospital Rating Tools
With New Persistent Opioid Use, Most Early Scripts From Surgeons
Bigger Cut in Smoke Exposure for Immediate Nicotine Reduction
Greater CAD Incidence, Heart Mass in Firefighter Cardiac Arrests
Hospitals Using Two Strategies to Up Quality, Lower Costs
Better Training Needed to Boost LGBTQ Patient Health Care
Hospital Groups Launch Own Generic Drug Company
Goop Reaches Settlement in False Advertising Lawsuit
Chronic Vaping Exerts Biological Effects on Lung
Psychological Distress Linked to Increased Risk of MI, Stroke
Widespread Statin Use Not Recommended in Old, Very Old
PSA Testing Not Recommended for Prostate Cancer Screening
Physical Activity Not Linked to Natural Early Menopause
Publication Characteristics Tied to Treatment Effects
Google Search for Cardiovascular Disease Peaks in Winter
Baloxavir Superior to Placebo for Alleviating Flu Symptoms
130 Now Sickened by Salmonella-Tainted Honey Smacks Cereal
~3,000 Excess Deaths Estimated Due to Hurricane Maria
WHO Issues Recommendations for Tx Intensification in T2DM
Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program Has Uncertain Future
Out-of-Pocket Costs Similar for Infliximab, Infliximab-Dyyb
Enrollment in High-Deductible Health Plans Up From '07 to '17
Clinicians Should Learn to Engage With Transgender Patients
Patient Distressed by Overturn of California End of Life Option Act
FDA: Montelukast Tablet Bottles Recalled
Adding Pharmacist to Team Can Improve Patient Outcomes
Self-Injury Tops Diabetes As Cause of Death in United States
CDC: Increase in Rate of STDs for Fourth Consecutive Year in U.S.
Helmets May Not Protect Skiers From Traumatic Brain Injury
Ground Chuck Products Recalled by Publix Super Markets
An Allergy to Red Meat May Be Tied to Heart Disease
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
Medicaid Expansion Ups Access to Family Planning Services
Excess Cardiac Risk Varies With Age of Onset of T1DM
Medicare, Med Advantage Health Care Use Differs Regionally
FDA: Common Diabetes Meds Tied to Serious Genital Infection
Oral High-Risk HPV Prevalence Appears to Be Low in England
Third of Vets Who Own Firearms Store Them Loaded, Unlocked
Partial Oral Abx Non-Inferior in Endocarditis on Left Side of Heart
In Stroke Survivors, Cost-Related Non-Adherence Down After ACA
No Meaningful Increase in Physician Compensation Last Year
U.S. Opioid Use Not Declining, Despite Focus on Abuse
Emicizumab Prophylaxis Cuts Bleeding in Hemophilia A
Label Mix-Up Spurs Recall of Accord Blood Pressure Meds
CDC: Salmonella Outbreak in 4 States Linked to Kosher Chicken
Marketplace Premiums Increase More With Monopolist Insurers
High-Quality Diet Linked to Lower Mortality in Cancer Survivors
CDC: Greater Awareness of Valley Fever Needed Nationally
Positive Link for BMI and Blood Pressure in Chinese Population
High, Low Carbohydrate Diets Linked to Increased Mortality
State Public Health Workforce Grew From 2013 to 2017
Medical Practices Should Address Negative Online Reviews
FDA Warning Letters Target Illegal Online Sales of Opioids
Laryngeal Tube Insertion Beats Endotracheal Intubation in OHCA
FDA: Hundreds of Human, Pet Homeopathy Products Recalled
Poor Shared Decision-Making for Lung Cancer Screening
Buprenorphine/Naloxone Rx Fills Up With Medicaid Expansion
Artificial Intelligence Holds Promise in Medicine
Experts Address Loss of the National Guideline Clearinghouse
Alcohol Is Leading Risk Factor for Global Disease Burden
High LDL in Young, Healthy Adults Leaves Them Vulnerable to CVD
Prevalence of E-Cigarette Use 4.5 Percent in U.S. Adults
Bigger Drop in Opioid Prescribing After CDC Guideline Release
Two Ebola Patients Who Received Experimental Tx Have Recovered
Most Research Participants Not Concerned About Data Sharing
Computer-Aided Colonoscopy Reliably Identifies Small Polyps
Smartphone App Can Help Improve Outcomes With HIV
Care Coordination Strategies Aid in Multiple Chronic Diseases
AMA Adopts Policy Promoting Health Equity As a Goal
Medicaid Expansion Linked to Increase in Diabetes Rx Fills
Office Workstation Type Linked to Physical Activity, Stress
FDA: Illnesses Linked to McDonald's Salads Reach 507
Broader Scope of Practice Linked to Lower Rates of Burnout
Decline in Hospital-Acquired Conditions Continues
Living in Deprived Area Is Risk Factor for Cognitive Dysfunction
Cardiovascular Health Tied to Dementia Risk in Older Adults
Education RE: Herd Immunity Can Up Readiness to Be Vaccinated
TNFi Not Linked to Increased Cancer Recurrence in RA Patients
Frailty in Middle-Aged With Multimorbidity Tied to Mortality
Long-Term PPI Use Linked to Pneumonia Risk in Older Adults
Time to Stop Cancer Screenings: What Do Patients Want to Hear?
Sodium Intake, BP Linked in Communities With Highest Intake
1997 to 2015 Saw Increase in HIV Viral Suppression Rates
Information Lacking on Effect of Prenatal Use of Marijuana
High Prevalence of Diabetes in Those With Severe Mental Illness
Small Practices Also at Risk for Data Breaches
4 Experimental Ebola Therapies Approved for Use in Congo
Gym Class Memories Can Influence Adults' Exercise Habits
Lower Long-Term Survival for In-Hospital Cardiac Arrests in Blacks
Paramedic-Led Intervention Cuts Ambulance Calls
National Provider Identifiers Are Vulnerable to Theft
Strategy Outlined for Shooter Incident in Health Care Facility
Catch-Up HPV Doses Effective to Age 21 Against Cervical Neoplasia
Advantages for HDHP Enrollees in Large Versus Small Firms
Similar Outcomes for Rural, Urban Cancer Patients in SWOG Trials
Patient Education Urged to Prevent Opioid OD After Sobriety
Doctors Often Not Discussing Risk Factors With Patients
USPSTF Updates Guidance for Cervical Cancer Screening
FDA Extends EpiPen Expiration Dates to Tackle Shortage
Plan to Relax Coal-Fired Power Plant Rules Could Up Mortality
Amount of Physical Exercise Affects Mental Health Burden
Interim Guidance Provided for Men With Possible Zika Infection
Pennsylvania Case Could Affect Evidence for Malpractice Defense
Side Effects of Biologics for Rheumatic Dz May Up Anxiety
WPSI Recommends Annual Urinary Incontinence Screening
Physicians Rate Communication During Visit Lower Than Patients
Experts Offer Tips for Provider Appeal of Denied Medical Claims
NYU Becomes First Medical School to Cover All Tuition
Odds of Death Up With Exposure to Pregabalin, Opioids
Wildfire Smoke Causing Poor Air Quality in U.S. Pacific Northwest
Novel hs-cTnT Protocol Better Rules Out Myocardial Infarction
AAP Outlines Appropriate Pediatric Nephrology Testing
Heat-Driven Air Conditioning May Contribute to Additional Deaths
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
EHR Review Can Measure Diagnostic Uncertainty
U.S. Measles Outbreak Hits 107 Cases in 21 States, D.C.
Comments Open on End of NIH Review for Gene Therapy Studies
Residents' Sleep Deteriorates During Training
CDC: Increase in Tianeptine Exposures From 2014 to 2017
Risk of Death Not Up in T2DM When Risk Factors Within Target
E-Cigarette Vapor Condensate Toxic to Alveolar Macrophages
VAT Score Improves Predictive Value of MMSE for Dementia
Report Details Corneal Infection Tied to Sleeping in Contacts
FDA Approves First Generic EpiPen
Practice Names, Logos Should Be Carefully Designed
Methylphenidate Good First-Choice Pediatric ADHD Drug
CDC: Brucellosis in Dogs Remains a Public Health Risk
Doctors Remove Contact Lens Embedded in Eyelid for Years
NIH Panel Will No Longer Review Gene Therapy Experiments
Steps Provided for Discharging Patient From Practice
Patient Portals Don't Appear to Have Much Traction
Two Strategies for Preventing Diabetes in Minority Patients
ACA Coverage Gains Include Workers Without Insurance
Weight Gain After Quitting Smoking May Up T2DM Risk
Ibalizumab Active in Multidrug Resistant HIV-1 Infection
Health Professionals Have Role in Warning About Impaired Driving
Integration of Opioid, Infectious Disease Treatment Needed
Primary Care Provider Burnout Rate Low in Small Practices
Many Americans Not Being Assessed for Depression
Trends in HIV/AIDS Have Worsened in African-Americans
AMA Adopts New Policy on Housing for Homeless
Most Postmenopausal Bleeding Not Associated With Cancer
Triple Combo Blood Pressure Pill Can Improve BP Control
Zika, West Nile Cases Reported in Alabama
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
Knowing Patients' Social Needs Helps Clinicians Tailor Care
Both Abstinence and High Alcohol Use Linked to Dementia
Four Pros to Integrating EHR, Practice Management Software
CDC: More Than 400 Sickened by McDonald's Salads
Bariatric Surgery Lowers Microvascular Disease Risk
Sedation Level Doesn't Impact Delirium Risk After Hip Fx Repair
Male Underwear Choice Affects Sperm Counts
Low-Energy Diet Induces Different Effects in Men, Women
Bundling Doesn't Cut Medicare Payments for Medical Conditions
Will Lunar and Planet Dust Be Health Concerns of the Future?
Court Rules That U.S. Must Halt Sales of Pesticide Chlorpyrifos
AMA Adopts Policy on Augmented Intelligence
Review Addresses Nutritional Hype for Popular Foods
Cardiac Profiles Up With Exercise, Less Sitting in Early Old Age
Sexual Minorities Have Lower Health-Related Quality of Life
AMA Adopts Policy to Advance Gender Equity in Medicine
AHA: A Diverse Diet May Not Promote a Healthy Weight
Vaccinations Begin in Congo Ebola Outbreak
Infection Prevention Differs Between Small, Large Hospitals
Insurance Status Tied to Higher Self-Perceived Poor/Fair Health
Healthy Lifestyle With Diabetes Cuts Cardiovascular Risk
Perspectives on USPSTF A-Fib Screening Recommendation
USPSTF: Insufficient Evidence to Screen for Atrial Fibrillation
Most Antipsychotics Prescribed in Nursing Homes Initiated There
Cyber Insurance Recommended for All Physician Practices
Measles Case Reported in Minnesota
Steps Taken to Increase Use of Electronic Tools in Medicine
Walking Tied to Better QoL in Those With/at Risk for CVD
Unsheltered Homeless Have High Mortality Rates
Responsive Parent Intervention in Infancy Can Reduce BMI z Score
AMA Proposes Policy Opposing Medicaid 'Lockout' Provisions
Overtreatment of Thyroid Cancers Seems Common
PCP Statin Prescribing Up With Automated Patient Dashboard
New Tick Species Spreading in the United States
'Good' Cholesterol May Not Be So in Postmenopausal Women
AMA Calls for Greater Electronic Cigarette Regulation
Disparities Remain in Prevalence of Cancer Screening Tests
Death Records Estimate 1,139 Deaths Due to Hurricane Maria
Female Internists Consistently Earn Less Than Men
Thirteen Confirmed Ebola Cases in Latest Congo Outbreak
Cohesive Teams Can Help Blend Clinical Care With Education
Plasma Copeptin More Accurate for Diabetes Insipidus Diagnosis
CDC: Half of U.S. Adults Tried to Lose Weight From 2013 to 2016
Variation in Specialty Drug Coverage Across Health Plans
CDC: E-Cigarette Sales in the United States Climb As Prices Fall
Some Bacteria Now More Tolerant of Alcohol-Based Sanitizers
Groups Urge CMS to Reconsider Suspending Risk Adjustment
Increasing Cost of Insulin Has Serious Health Consequences
One-Quarter of Older U.S. Adults May Be Overtreated for Diabetes
Health Affairs Announces Launch of New Three-Year Initiative
Three Financial Metrics Can Improve Practice Performance
CDC: Salmonella Outbreaks in 44 States Linked to Backyard Poultry
New Ebola Outbreak in Congo
How Doctors Receive Feedback Is Key for Antimicrobial Programs
AHA Introduces Heart Failure Certification Program
E-Cigarettes Don't Seem to Aid Smoking Cessation Efforts
Obesity Worsens Skilled Nursing Facility Outcomes After Hip Fx
AMA Calls for Alleviating Racial Housing Segregation
New Short-Term Health Plans Have Large Coverage Gaps
Summer Sounds Can Cause Hearing Damage
National Guideline Clearinghouse Offline Due to Funding Cuts
Update on Salmonella Outbreak Tied to Hy-Vee Spring Pasta Salad
Dog's Saliva Caused Bacterial Infection Leading to Amputations
Nut Intake Reduces HbA1c Among Adults With T2DM
Steps Can Be Taken by Doctors to Minimize Risk of Lawsuits
Evidence Exists for Persistence, Transmission of Ebola Virus
Protease Inhibitors May Worsen Outcomes for HIV + Heart Failure
Tamsulosin Does Not Appear to Promote Urinary Stone Passage
Learning to Change Important for Improving Practice
Flu Vaccine Cuts Mortality in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
FDA Warns of the Dangers of 'Vaginal Rejuvenation'
Front Desk Staff Can Set Up a Practice for Successful Billing
One in Four Older Adults With Diabetes Uses Alternative Meds
Rapid Improvement of Dilated Cardiomyopathy With Anakinra
Few Published Programs Address Medical Trainee Mistreatment
Demonstrating Clinical Use Will Speed Genomic Screening
Medical Boards May Contribute to Mental Health Stigma for Doctors
Better Care Quality Needed for Universal Health Coverage
Health Coverage Interruptions Common in Adults With T1DM
Young Cancer Survivors Have High Risk of Endocrine Diseases
Four Strategies Help Doctors Make Personal, Professional Gains
Few Health Differences for Trans, Cisgender Veterans
Infective Endocarditis More Common with Valve Issues
Tool Improves Identification of Undiagnosed Hypertension
Cross-Continuum Communication Beneficial After Discharge
NFID Initiative Working to Up Hepatitis B Vaccination Rates
CDC: Homicides by Firearm on the Rise in the United States
Readmission Rate 19.2 Percent After Acute Exacerbation of COPD
Risk of Heart Failure Up in ALVSD Patients With Diabetes
New Model IDs Factors Tied to Muslim Youth Radicalization
PFO Closure Plus Antiplatelet Tx Advised for Cryptogenic Stroke
Drop in Osteoporosis Treatment Initiation After Hip Fracture
July 28 Is World Hepatitis Day
FDA: Whey Powder Behind Recent Salmonella-Linked Recalls
Use of 2017 ACC/AHA Guidelines Would Increase HTN Prevalence
Assessing, Improving Patient Satisfaction Cuts Malpractice Risk
Canada Updates Guidelines for Hepatitis C Virus Infection
CDC: Salmonella-Tainted Melon Outbreak Appears to Be Over
Reducing Computers in Rounds May Cut Communication Barriers
Late-Life Blood Pressure Tied to Higher Number of Brain Infarcts
Guidance Provided for Reporting Foodborne Illness
Insurers May Be Underpaying Doctors
WHO Targets for Chronic Hepatitis B Will Be Cost-Effective
Steroid Abuse Put 60-Year-Old Bodybuilder in the Hospital
One-Third of Hep C Rx Receive Absolute Denial From Insurers
WHO: Congo Ebola Outbreak Over
Diabetes Diagnosis May Impact Health Behaviors of Family
Majority of Those in Residential Care Have Advance Directives
Many U.S. Adults View Marijuana Use Positively
Tools, Methods of RCTs Can Be Adapted to Real-World Settings
Modifiable Midlife Risk Factors Linked to Late-Onset Epilepsy
HerbList App Launched to Provide Information on Herbal Products
Escitalopram Cuts MACE Risk in Depressed Patients With ACS
Guidelines for ART Updated for Those With or at Risk for HIV
Physicians and Practices Should Prepare for Emergencies
Lowering Default Number of Pills Can Reduce Prescribed Opioids
Reduced Cognitive Function for Students During Heat Waves
Alcohol, Tobacco Consumption Tied to Cancer Mortality
Nitrogen Dioxide Doesn't Impact Benefit of Exercise on MI
Reproductive, Hormonal Factors Tied to Knee OA in Women
Sulfonylureas As 2nd-Line T2DM Therapy Tied to Higher Event Risk
Infection Prevention Staffing Needs May Be Underestimated
VA MISSION Act May Up Costs, Lower Vet Health Care Quality
Salmonella Spurs Recall of Swiss Rolls, Bread
Medical Organizations Must Address Sexual Harassment
Monthly Vitamin D Supplement May Not Cut Cancer Risk
Walmart Generic Drug Discounts Often Offer More Patient Savings
Salmonella Spurs Recall of Ritz Crackers
Portable Sleep Monitoring Accurate in Heart Failure Patients
CDC: More People With High Cholesterol Taking Medications
Embezzlement Not Uncommon in Medical Practices
Poor Outcomes for Prefrail/Frail at Risk of Malnutrition
Intermittent Energy Restriction Effectively Cuts HbA1c in T2DM
Few HIV Tests Given to Black Men Who Have Sex With Men in South
FDA Warns Against Risks of Contaminated Synthetic Cannabis
Increased Coverage in States With Medicaid Expansion
Greening Vacant Land Improves Neighborhood Mental Health
Bayer Stops U.S. Sale of Essure Birth Control Implant
FDA Proposes New Rule on Food Labeling in Vending Machines
Molecular Autopsy May Shed Light on Sudden Death in Young
Empagliflozin Doesn't Up Risk of Bone Fractures
Epinephrine Ups Survival in Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest
Availability of Generic Antivirals for Hepatitis B Increasing
Lyme-Bearing Ticks More Widespread in U.S. Than Thought
Same-Day Appointment System Implemented in Health Network
Liver Disease-Related Deaths Up Sharply From 1999 to 2016
Atopic Dermatitis Places Heavy Burden on Patients
FDA Recalls Drugs Containing Active Ingredient Valsartan
Salmonella Outbreak in 26 States Linked to Raw Turkey Products
Patients Care About the Clothes Doctors Wear
Ten Questions Screen Helps ID Disability in HIV+ Children
Both High and Low Uric Acid Levels Tied to Higher Mortality
Variations in Practice Patterns Seen in Patients Treated for COPD
Characteristics of Severe Hypoglycemia Identified in T2DM
Seven Strategies Can Help Practices Manage Staff Time Off
Overall Cancer Mortality Rates Decreasing for Men and Women
Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Hy-Vee Spring Pasta Salad
Australian Researchers Develop First Blood Test for Melanoma
Basal Insulin Analogues Similar for Glucose Lowering
Testosterone Prescribing Down Since 2013
Risk of CRC, Non-CRC Death Up With Positive Fecal Hb Test
Mobility Plan Can Neutralize the Harms of Bedrest in the Hospital
Risk of Cochlear Disorders Up With History of Migraine
CDC: 'Tips' Campaign Has Helped a Number of Smokers Quit
Alternative Payment Models Should Include Precision Medicine
Trials Supporting FDA Approval of Breakthrough Drugs Examined
FDA: Some Rx Drugs May Become Available Without Seeing a Doctor
Immediate Monitoring With ECG Patch Ups A-Fib Diagnosis Rate
Evidence of Clinical Inertia in Management of T2DM
Shared Decision-Making Approach to Zika Best for Travelers
FDA Establishes New Task Force on Drug Shortages
Multiple Factors to Consider When Selecting NSAID for Arthritis
Adoption of EHR Linked to Reduction in Mortality Rates
Harms Reporting Limited in Trials of Prebiotics, Probiotics, Synbiotics
FDA Approves First Drug to Treat Smallpox
FDA: Illnesses Tied to Fresh Crab Meat Imported From Venezuela
E. Coli Found in Water at Tennessee Ziplining Facility
eCare Plan Set to Improve Doctor/Pharmacist Relationship
PM2.5 Contributes to Burden of Diabetes Mellitus Globally
Physician Burnout Tied to Higher Risk of Medical Errors
Inappropriate Prescribing of Abx High in Urgent Care Centers
Fake FDA Warning Letters Being Sent to Consumers
Virtual Assistants Not HIPAA Compliant
Fish Pedicure Causes Woman to Lose Toenails
100 Now Sickened by Salmonella-Tainted Honey Smacks Cereal
Jury Awards $4.62B in Johnson & Johnson Talcum Powder Lawsuit
Cutting Insurance Eligibility Ups Peds Hospitalization Cost Burden
Gender Bias in Medicine Has Far-Reaching Consequences
Many Non-Emergency Medicine Trained Physicians in ER Care
Blacks Have Elevated HTN Risk Through Age 55 Years
Higher Vitamin D Levels May Lower Breast Cancer Risk
Two Regimens Fail to Stop Declines in β-Cell Function
Sociodemographic Disparities in Eyeglass Use Among Elderly
11.2% of U.S. Adults Aged ≥45 Report Subjective Mental Decline
Patient Experience Officers Can Play Key Role in Medical Offices
AMA Aims to Boost Affordability of ACA Marketplace Plans
Mosaic HIV-1 Vaccine Induces Responses in Humans, Monkeys
2001 to 2015 Saw Decline in Self-Employment in Health Care
Mothers' Healthy Lifestyle Tied to Drop in Offspring Obesity
Peer-Led Education Helps Physicians Save Time With EHRs
Women Often Unaware of Their Hospital's Religious Affiliation
Asthma, Uncontrolled Asthma Associated With Risk of A-Fib
Metformin Tied to Acidosis Risk at eGFR <30mL/min/1.73 m²
Taking Multivitamins/Minerals Doesn't Improve CVD Outcomes
USPSTF: Evidence Lacking for ABI for PAD Screen in Asymptomatic
USPSTF: Evidence Lacking for Nontraditional CVD Risk Factors
FDA Requires Safety Label Changes for Fluoroquinolones
CDC: Nearly One-Third of Injury Deaths Occur at Home
Universal Screening Best Strategy for Hepatitis C in France
Apixaban Is Safest Direct Oral Anticoagulant Versus Warfarin
EHR Tools Improve Medication Reconciliation in Hypertension
AMA Calls for Inclusive Family, Medical Leave Policies
International Group Develops Best Practices for Drug Packaging
Misleading Popular Videos Impact Attitudes About Tobacco
U.S. Surgeon General Urges More Americans to Carry Naloxone
High Financial Burden Up With ASCVD in Low-Income Families
Any Opioid Use Tied to Involvement in Criminal Justice System
Error Rate 7.4 Percent in Speech Recognition-Assisted Notes
Programs Can Lower Diabetes Distress in Adults With T1DM
Transfeminine Persons Have Increased VTE Incidence
HCV-Infected Kidney Transplant More Efficient in HCV-Infected
High Rates of Salmonella Contamination ID'd in Kratom
CDC: Wildfire Smoke Poses Health Risks
Red Cross Issues Nationwide Call for Blood Donations
Mammography Use Tied to Other Preventive Tests in Older Women
Higher Visceral Fat Ratio Seen With Recurring Urolithiasis
UV Protection Methods Low in Individuals With Skin of Color
Obesity Paradox Seen in T2DM Modified by Smoking Status
High-Risk APOL1 Not Tied to CVD, Stroke in Older Black Women
Sleep Apnea Linked to Changes in the Brain in Older Adults
Budesonide With Saline Solution Helpful for Rhinosinusitis
IT Solutions for Easier EHRs Save Physicians Time, Burnout
Risk-Stratified Breast Cancer Screening Ups Cost-Effectiveness
Tick-Caused Meat Allergy on the Rise in the United States
Skin Cancer Risk Higher in Military Personnel
Travel Costs Are Considerable Part of T2DM Follow-Up Costs
Health Gains, Cost Savings Projected for Sodium Goals
Disordered Eating Behaviors Up for Overweight Young Adults
PCPs Often Not Meeting Needs of Seniors With Chronic Conditions
WHO Calls for Renewed Effort to Combat Chronic Disease
Hospitals Face $218B in Federal Payment Cuts From 2010 to 2028
Patient Complaints Mainly About Rudeness, Rushing, Reproach
NIH Warns of Increased Risk of Heat-Related Illness for Seniors
Marriage May Protect Against Cardiovascular Disease
22.9 Percent of U.S. Adults Meet Aerobic, Strength Activity Goals
Patients Comfortable With Doctors Having Tattoos, Piercings
1996 to 2013 Saw Large Increase in Diabetes Spending
Anticonvulsants Seem to Be Ineffective for Low Back Pain
Viruses ID'd As Most Common Cause of Meningitis in U.K. Adults
U.K. Campaign Hasn't Aided Patient Presentations for TIA, Minor CVA
High Patient Burden With Moderate-to-Severe Atopic Dermatitis
HPV Cervical CA Screening Cuts Odds of Later CIN3+ Diagnosis
AMA Urges Caution With Use of Wire-Bristle BBQ Grill Brushes
Vegetable Trays Tainted With Cyclospora Put Seven in Hospital
Effective Marketing Methods Offered for Primary Care Doctors
AMA Adopts Policy to Cut Sugar Sweetened Drink Consumption
Smoking Marijuana May Be Tied to Cough, Sputum Production
CVD Risk Up With Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy
Working >45 Hours Tied to Higher Diabetes Risk in Women
Coffee Drinking Found to Lower Risk of All-Cause Mortality
Pediatric Hospitalization for Gun Injuries Higher in Urban Areas
Pembrolizumab Not Better Than PTX for Advanced Gastric Cancer
Irrigation Water Likely Cause of Romaine Lettuce E. Coli Outbreak
Patient Engagement in Asthma Treatment Plans May Improve Quality of Life
Socioeconomic Factors Linked to Hearing Aid Access, Use
Use of Palliative Care, Oxygen Therapy Increasing for COPD
Intensive Management Program Benefits High-Risk Patients
Conservative Management Up for Low-Risk Prostate CA in Veterans
Ethics of Genealogy Data Use for Solving Crimes Discussed
Practice Management Can Improve Efficiency
Direct Primary Care Can Be Beneficial to Patients
Prehabilitation May Improve Post Cardiac Surgery Outcomes
Prolonged Leisure-Time Sitting Tied to Increased Mortality Risk
Data Needed on New Type 2 Diabetes Therapies in Pregnancy
Decision Tree Model Can ID Behaviors Linked to Sunburn Risk
Twitter Posts Reveal Use of JUUL Vaporizer by Minors at School
Weight Loss Linked to Reversal of Atrial Fibrillation Progression
New Technique Allows Rapid Bedside Measurement of GFR
AMA Calls for Electronic Health Record Training
New Rules May Constrain Docs' Ability to Treat Chronic Pain
Variation in Quality of Trials for Atrial Fibrillation, Flutter
Penicillin Allergy Linked to MRSA, C. Difficile Risk
FDA Approves Continuous Glucose Monitoring System
Combination of LABA + Inhaled Glucocorticoid Safe in Asthma
USPSTF Favors Osteoporosis Screening to Prevent Fracture
Health Care Technology Impacts Younger Patient Satisfaction
Genetic Risk, Lifestyle Predict CVD, Diabetes Independently
Midlife Fitness Linked to Lower Risk of Depression, CVD Death
FDA Approves Epidiolex for Severe Forms of Epilepsy
Most Bleeding Events in Non-CVD Patients Are GI-Related
Binge Drinking Linked to Increased Systolic BP in Men
Few Hemodialysis Patients on Medicare Enroll in Hospice
Half of CV Events Occur from Two to Five Years Post-TIA, -Stroke
Higher Rates of Cancers Observed Among Flight Attendants
Sleep Disruption Increases Risk of Atrial Fibrillation
National HIV Testing Day Is on June 27
Decline in Medicare Patients Who Die in Acute Care Hospitals
Missed Opportunities for HIV Diagnosis Among Those at Risk
AMA Adopts Ethical Guidance on Medical Tourism
Authors Explore Overdiagnosis in Cancer Screening
CDC, APhA Create Guide for Community-Clinical Linkages
Insulin Glargine 300 Safe, Effective in Seniors With T2DM
Study Compares Treatment Options for T1a Renal Cancer
More Than 2,000 U.S. Campuses Smoke-Free as of Nov. 2017
Cannabis Use Prevalence Up Across Adult Age Groups
New Hospital-at-Home Care Model Tied to Better Outcomes
ADA: Closed-Loop Insulin Improves Glycemic Control
AMA: Docs Declare Drug Shortages Public Health Emergency
Direct-Acting Antivirals Effective for Hepatitis C in Seniors
Efavirenz Doesn't Up Depression, Suicidal Ideation in HIV-Infected
Aspirin Use Doesn't Cut Cancer Incidence in Older T2DM Patients
Vertical Mergers Could Be Challenging for Primary Care
Coverage Policies Compared for Back Pain Medications
Awake VATS Can Be Safe Option for Some Lung Cancer Patients
Increased Adiposity Tied to Lower Premenopausal Breast CA Risk
Many Childhood CA Survivors Not Concerned About Future Health
Corneal Abnormalities Seen With Down Syndrome
Presence of Nurse Practitioners Growing in Primary Care
E-Cigarettes May Help Some Quit Tobacco Smoking
Risk of OD Highest for First Days of Opioid + Benzodiazepine Use
Periodontal Inflammation a Risk With Tongue Piercing
Some California Mosquitoes Can Carry Zika Virus
Outpatient Care Less Efficient for Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
Post-Endoscopic Infection More Common Than Previously Thought
Vertigo May Worsen Odds of Recovery in Sudden Hearing Loss
Few Receive All High-Priority Clinical Preventive Services
More Cash-Pay Patients Means Docs Need Billing Strategies
Many Physicians Not Prepared for End-of-Life Talks With Patients
User Ratings Didn't Catch Blood Pressure App Inaccuracies
Rate of Death Up in Year After Non-Fatal Opioid Overdose
New Recommendations Guide Arthritis Pain Management
Valuing Gluten-Free Food Tied to Better Dietary Intake
NIH Initiative Aims to Address Opioid Misuse Over Long Term
AAFP Still Recommends CRC Screening From Age 50 to 75
70 Sickened So Far in Salmonella-Tainted Melon Outbreak
Florida Teen First Human Case of Another Mosquito-Borne Virus
Sociodemographic Factors Impact Heart-Healthy Behaviors
Various Factors Affect Progress in Back-Related Leg Pain, Sciatica
Cardiovascular Comorbidity Tied to Hearing Loss in Older Old
HbA1c Targets Should Be Personalized in Type 2 Diabetes
Attitudes Among Obese Are Not Aligned With Healthy Living
Adult Obesity Prevalence Varies With Level of Urbanization
Considerable Costs Associated With Switching EHR
J-Shaped Association for Alcohol, Mortality in Older Adults
Increased Levels of Distress for Firearm Victimization
Increased Risk of MI, Ischemic Stroke After COPD Exacerbation
Recent-Onset Diabetes Tied to Increased Pancreatic Cancer Risk
Less Improvement in AHA Diet Score for SNAP Participants
Mental Health Declining for Disadvantaged U.S. Adults
Tattoo-Linked Complications ID'd in Immunosuppressed Female
AMA Vows to Improve Access for Docs Seeking Mental Health Care
Single Blood Sample Test May Help ID Undiagnosed Diabetes
Pharmacists Are Well Placed to Improve Adult Vaccination Rates
Meds for Opioid Use Disorder May Reduce Mortality in OD Survivors
Risk of CV Events Down With Med Diet Plus Olive Oil, Nuts
Increase in VA Legionnaires' Disease Rates From 2014 to 2016
Cleared Blood Glucose Monitor Systems Not Always Accurate
Greater Weight Loss Linked to Superior Outcomes in Knee OA
CDC: Obesity Prevalence Higher in Non-Metropolitan Counties
Doctors Want Substantial Improvements in EHRs
Kellogg's Honey Smacks Cereal Recalled Due to Salmonella Risk
Elevated NT-proBNP Found to Up Cardiovascular Risk in T2DM
High-Quality Diet May Decrease Mortality Risk in Cancer Survivors
Binge Drinking Tied to Poorer Bone Health in Young Females
Higher Vitamin D Levels Tied to Lower Risk of Colorectal Cancer
VTE Linked to Acute Decline in Physical Function in Women
Screen Does Not Cut Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Mortality in Men
E-Cigarette Flavorings May Impair Vascular Function
AMA President Calls Physicians to Lead in Addressing Gun Violence
Foods With Fat and Carbohydrate Are More Highly Valued
AMA: Federal Government Must Tackle Rising Insulin Prices
Personalized Goals, Cash Motivate Heart Patients to Exercise
CDC: U.S. Suicide Rate Rose 30 Percent From 2000 to 2016
Illicit Opioid Trade Up With Restrictions on Hydrocodone
Acute Insomnia Found to Be Common Among Good Sleepers
Little Evidence Nicotine Preloading Helps Smokers Quit
African-Americans Less Likely to Get Recommended Statin Therapy
Peri-Op RBC Transfusions Linked to Postoperative VTE
Strong Link Identified Between T2DM and Parkinson's Disease
APA: Suicide Prevention Should Be a Public Health Priority
Diabetes Meds Reconciliation May Reduce Risk of ER Visits
60 Sickened So Far in Salmonella-Tainted Melon Outbreak
Work Stress May Increase Risk of Developing Atrial Fibrillation
Addition of Bezafibrate Beneficial in Primary Biliary Cholangitis
Higher Blood Pressure at Mid-Life Increases Dementia Risk
Older Age, ICU, Poor Renal Fcn Up Risk of Opioid OD in Hospital
Exercise May Lower Mortality in Adult Survivors of Childhood CA
How Do Business Partner Data Breaches Affect Your Practice?
USPSTF: No to ECG Screening to Prevent CVD in Low-Risk Adults
Meds With Depression As Adverse Side Effect Commonly Used
Long-Term Type 1 Diabetes Associated With Cognitive Decline
Many Working Americans Obtain Unhealthy Foods at Work
Active Failures Seen in Proper Use of Personal Protective Equipment
Female Teens, Young Adults Not Getting Enough Exercise
Poor Social Network Adds Health Risks Across Cardiac Diagnoses
Kitchen Towels Are Source of Possibly Pathogenic Bacteria
CDC: Invasive MRSA More Likely Among Injection Drug Users
Certification Status Tied to Physician Performance Measures
Lengthy Viral Suppression May Cut Cancer Risk in HIV Infected
High Costs for Diagnosis, Care of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Public Support Only Moderate for Opioid Harm Reduction Strategies
Drug Use Tied to Early Death, Kidney Disease Progression
Better Dietary Patterns Among U.S. Adults Could Save Billions
Erectile Dysfunction Independently Tied to CV Events
Cancer Development Linked to Increased Diabetes Risk
FDA Warns Websites Marketing Unapproved Opioids
Primary Care Physicians Report Top Administrative Hassles
Medicaid Expansion Ups Access to Rehab in Young Adults With Injury
Case Volume Affects Mortality for Immunosuppressed With Sepsis
Malpractice Damage Caps Associated With Change in CAD Testing, Tx
Older Age Tied to Poorer Course of Major Depressive Disorder
Synthetic Cannabis May Increase Ischemic Cardiomyopathy Risk
Some Evidence Mobile Health Interventions Can Lower CVD Risk
1999 to 2016 Saw Increase in Suicide Rates Across Most States
NCI Cancer Centers Endorse Goal of Eliminating HPV Cancers
Compression + Early Ablation Tied to Faster Leg Ulcer Healing
Intellectual Activities in Later Life May Cut Dementia Risk
More Rapid Decline in Kidney Function for Diagnosed Diabetes
HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Linked to Drop in Condom Use
Online Consumer Ratings of Physicians Tend to Be Skewed
Disparities for Risk of Recurrent Hemorrhagic Stroke Unexplained
Under New Guidelines, More Stroke Survivors With HTN Dx
AAFP Joins Call on FDA to Reduce Nicotine Content in Cigarettes
CDC: Prevalence of No Insurance Varies by Occupational Groups
AMA Guide Highlights Importance of Caring for Caregivers
Job Strain May Raise Death Risk in Men With Cardiometabolic Dz
More Adults Go to Psychiatrist, Not PCP, for Mental Health Care
Similar Primary Outcome for Lower O2 Sat in Extreme Preterm
CDC: Office-Based Physician Visit Rates Vary by Patient Age, Sex
USPSTF Advises PCPs to Screen Adults for Unhealthy Alcohol Use
FDA OKs 1st Biosimilar to Prevent Chemo-Related Infections
Mindfulness Program May Help Increase Physical Activity Levels
Increase in Requirement for Flu Vaccines at Non-VA Hospitals
Post-Hurricane Deaths in Puerto Rico Underestimated
DDW: Psych Disorders Make GERD Hard to Dx by Symptoms Alone
Direct Supervision by Attendings Doesn't Reduce Medical Errors
AHA: Limited Health Literacy Is Barrier to Cardiovascular Care
DDW: Bowel Sounds May Identify Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Revising Pooled Cohort Equations Improves CVD Risk Prediction
Research Reveals Unfavorable Beliefs About Frozen Vegetables
Many Breast Cancer Survivors Do Not Undergo Annual Surveillance
Case Shows Biotin Can Interfere With Multiple Endocrine Tests
No New Adverse Events Reported for DTaP Vaccination
Facial Morphing Program May Deter Young Adults From Tanning
Studies ID Impact of U.S. Opioid-Related Mortality, Rx Patterns
CDC Says E. Coli Outbreak Tied to Romaine Lettuce Is Over
Ob-Gyns Should ID Gynecologic Symptoms of Eating Disorders
Postmenopausal Sex Hormone Levels Associated With Later CVD
Male Thyroid Cancer Survivors Face Higher CVD Risk
No Consistent Cardiovascular Benefit Seen for Supplements
Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative Improves Care Delivery
Galcanezumab Beats Placebo for Episodic Migraine
ASHP: SVP, Injectable Opioid Shortages Threaten Patient Care
Review IDs Exercise 'Dose' That May Improve Cognition in Seniors
Prompts May Up Goals-of-Care Dialogues at Outpatient Visits
CVD Risk Up Even in Metabolically Healthy Obese Women
T1DM Self-Management Varies With Adult Developmental Stages
Mediterranean Diet May Lessen Adverse Impact of Air Pollution
AUA: Yoga Can Reduce Urinary Incontinence in Older Women
ACS Updates Colorectal Cancer Screening to Start at Age 45
Annual Health Care Expenditure Higher for Hypertensive Patients
Older Adults Often Reluctant to Set Up Secure Patient Portal
Birth Control Pills Recalled Over Potential Pregnancy Risk
Recommendations Developed for Improving Women's Health Care
CDC: Outpatient Rehab Rates Suboptimal for Stroke Survivors
Does Higher Protein Intake Up Heart Failure Risk in Men?
Tighter Alcohol Policies Cut Alcohol-Related Crash Deaths
Genomic Medicine Will Help Shift Cardio Care to Proactive Approach
Elevated HbA1c Usually Leads to Prompt Tx Start, Intensification
Associative Memory Test Aids Prediction of Dementia Risk
Severe Hyponatremia Described After Drinking Horsetail Juice
One in Six Women Regret Freezing Their Eggs
Mini-Dose Glucagon May Halt Post-Exercise Hypoglycemia
New Hypertension Guideline Discussed for Older Adults
Insomnia Found to Be Common but Mild in Older Adults
Reduced-Dose Anticoagulants Feasible for Extended VTE Tx
Gaps in Care Post Discharge for Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
CDC IDs Outbreak Trends Tied to Treated Recreational Water
Increase in Tx Candidates With 2017 Hypertension Guidelines
FDA Approves Palynziq for Phenylketonuria
Mortality Still High After Surgery for Congenital Heart Defects
Certolizumab Looks Promising for Moderate-to-Severe Psoriasis
CPAP Use May Improve Sexual QOL in Those With Sleep Apnea
Severe Atopic Eczema Tied to Higher CV Disease Risk
Antidepressant Prescribing Linked to Lasting Weight Gain
Laws Allowing Service Denial to Sexual Minorities Tied to Distress
Non-Nutritive Sweeteners Don't Up Blood Glucose Levels
Congress Approves Bill Expanding Private Care for VA Patients
Social Isolation Tied to Worse Heart Failure Outcomes
Financial Incentives May Up Rates of Smoker Abstinence
Global Variation in Personal Health Care Access and Quality
Atherosclerotic CVD Mortality Higher in South Asians in the U.S.
Rising Fatal Drug Overdoses Linked to Years of Life Lost
12 County-Level Factors Affect Individual Well-Being in U.S.
Lung Cancer Incidence Higher for Young Women Than Young Men
Morbidity in Pregnancy Common for Women With Heart Disease
Inverse Link for Plasma 25(OH)D Concentration, Risk of T2DM
Extended INR Test Intervals Safe for Warfarin-Treated Patients
Less Driving Tied to Lower Cardiovascular Disease Risk
Better Social Support Network Protects Black Men Against HIV
Dupilumab Reduces Rate of Severe Asthma Exacerbations
Post-Surgical Readmissions Higher Among Homeless Veterans
Procalcitonin Assay Doesn't Cut Antibiotic Use in Lower RTI
From 2008 to 2014, Prostate Cancer Testing, Treatment Down
Daily Egg Consumption Linked to Reduced CVD Risk
IBD Associated With Increased Risk of Parkinson's Disease
2003 to 2014 Saw Rise in Diabetic Ketoacidosis Admissions
Moral Distress for Docs Providing Emergency-Only Hemodialysis
CDC: No Change in Level of Uninsured in U.S. in 2017
Patterns of Potential Misuse Help Assess Risk of Opioid Overdose
Slower Decline in Lung Function With Anthocyanin Intake
Semaglutide Found to Be Effective Against Type 2 Diabetes
Rivaroxaban Linked to Low VTE Recurrence in Active Cancer
Starting Exercise Even in Older Age Cuts Heart Failure Risk
Robust Immune Responses for Herpes Zoster Subunit Vaccine
AUA: Most Women Report Dysfunctional Toileting Behaviors
FDA Approves Aimovig to Prevent Migraines
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March 12 2019 - March 16 2019American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, March 12-16
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October 19 2018 - October 24 2018American College of Rheumatology, Oct. 19-24
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