Internal Medicine News

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
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
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
>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
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
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