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Tobacco Cessation Programs May Up Quit Rates in Cancer Patients
Imaging Rates Continue to Rise Despite Efforts to Reduce
Medical Practices Burdened by Regulatory Requirements
Seriously Ill Medicare Beneficiaries Face Financial Hardship
Dr. Stephen Hahn Nominated to Head FDA
Recommendations Developed to Address Clinician Burnout
CDC: U.S. Life Expectancy Up Slightly, Mortality Lower in 2017
Facebook Launches Preventive Health Tool
Outcomes Poor With Medical Care From Fraud, Abuse Perpetrators
HPV DNA Identified in Oral Cavity of 6.2 Percent of Teen Girls
AI Model Based on US Classifies Thyroid Nodules by Genetic Risk
Poor Health Literacy Tied to More Hardships Among Cancer Survivors
FDA: Smokeless Tobacco Snus Can Be Marketed as Less Risky Than Cigarettes
More Choices, Lower Premiums for ACA Consumers Next Year
ASA: Opioid-Free Pediatric Tonsillectomy Feasible
Risk for Cancer Incidence, Mortality Increased With Psoriasis
Barriers to Timely Access to Pediatric Hearing Aids Identified
Patient Portal Use Has Positive Impact on Preventive Health Behaviors
Medicare Fraud-Prevention Rules to Be Revised
2000 to 2015 Saw Increase in Medicare GME Payments
Burnout Linked to Poor Quality Care in Published Literature
Cost of Waste in U.S. Health System Estimated
Only Half of Ear, Nose, Throat Infections Receive Recommended Antibiotics
Incidence of HPV-Positive Head and Neck Cancer Up in the U.S.
Average Annual Premium for Workers Increased in 2019
Deep Learning Models Classify Disease From Medical Imaging
Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Mortality Persist in the U.S.
Protected Health Info Breaches Compromise Sensitive Data
Polysomnographic Thresholds of Limited Use in Pediatric OSA
ASTRO: NSAIDs May Offer Benefit to Head & Neck Cancer Patients
Skipping Cancer Referral Appointments Linked to Earlier Death
Increasing DTP3 Coverage Tied to Drop in Diphtheria Cases in Under 15s
Medical Students Not Ready to Provide Nutritional Care
Nonphysician Providers Rarely Interpret Diagnostic Images
Cancer Survival Increasing in High-Income Countries
EPA to Phase Out Chemical Testing on Mammals
Spending Up With Treatment in Hospital-Owned Practices
Poverty Rate Drops, but Fewer Americans Have Health Insurance
Hearing Aid Use Tied to Lower Risk for Dementia, Depression, Falls
Racial, Ethnic Underrepresentation Found in Med School Matriculants
Majority of U.S. Doctors Believe ACA Has Improved Access to Care
CDC: Mumps Outbreak Reported in Migrant Detention Facilities
Rozlytrek Approved to Treat Tumors With NTRK Gene Fusion
Certain Dietary Supplements Tied to Dysphagia, Choking in Seniors
GERD Associated With Chronic Temporomandibular Disorder
Advertising Can Promote Interest in Health-Related Research
CDC: Over One-Third of U.S. Youth Exposed to Secondhand Smoke
Non-Hospital-Based Provider-to-Patient Telehealth Use Growing
One-Third of Physicians Will Take 10+ Years to Pay Off Debt
Hearing Loss Increases Risk for Dementia in Taiwanese Individuals
No Evidence for Benefits of Opioids After Pediatric Tonsillectomy
Sleep Apnea Traits May Predict Response to Oral Appliance Tx
Delayed/Foregone Care More Likely for Cancer Survivors With HDHPs
Medicare Spending on Essential Medicines Up 116 Percent From 2011 to 2015
Education Emphasized in Guidelines on Sudden Hearing Loss
Brand-Brand Competition Has Not Cut Prices in Pharma Market
Many Hospitals Lack Sufficient Surgery Volumes
Trump Admin Announces Plan to Allow Drug Imports From Canada
Burnout Symptoms May Up Racial Bias Among Resident Physicians
$70 Million Settlement Reached in Generic Drug Delay Case
National Norms Developed for Assessing Medical School Empathy
Hearing Loss Takes Mental, Social, Physical Toll on Older People
N.C. Man Dies of Brain-Eating Amoeba After Visiting Water Park
Thyroidectomy Complication Rate Down When Surgeon Volume Up
Senate Bill Would Reduce Drug Costs for Seniors
Light Therapy May Prevent Oral Mucositis for Some in Cancer Tx
About One in 20 Patients Exposed to Preventable Harm
Serious Misdiagnosis-Related Harms Mostly Due to 'Big Three'
Feeding Examination Can Avert Surgical Frenotomy Procedures
Capping Work Hours in Residency Does Not Impact Outcomes Later
Medicare Drug Rebate Plan Withdrawn by Trump Administration
Health Care Professionals Exhibit Gender Bias
EHR System-Generated In-Basket Messages Linked to Burnout
Rule Requiring Drug Prices in TV Ads Blocked by Judge
LENI Flap Reliable for Nasal Defect Reconstruction
Most U.S. Adults Are Concerned About Antibiotic Resistance
Considerable Number of Patients Receive Surprise Hospital Charges
MSSP ACOs May Not Improve Spending, Quality of Care
Dupixent Approved for Chronic Rhinosinusitis With Nasal Polyps
Americans Concerned About Clinician Burnout
Cancer Survivors Have High Prevalence of Chronic Pain
Septoplasty Beats Nonsurgical Management for Deviated Septum
New England Journal of Medicine Picks New Editor-in-Chief
Health Care Workers With ARIs Often Work While Symptomatic
Surgeons' Unprofessional Behavior Tied to Higher Complication Risk
Drug Makers Challenge New Rule Requiring Drug Prices in TV Ads
Head, Facial Injuries From Motorized Scooters on the Rise
HPV16 Antibodies Can Develop Long Before Throat Cancer Diagnosis
Most Providers Unaware of Online Feedback About Themselves
Number of Cancer Survivors Set to Top 22 Million by 2030
Mouth Rinse for HPV DNA May Be Biomarker in Head, Neck Cancer
Rapid Cycling Work Roster Improves Resident Sleep Practices
Survey Indicates Physician Misconduct Is Underreported
Young Male Adults Have Lower Cancer Burden Than Women
ACP Issues Position on Response to Physician Impairment
High Costs Associated With Physician Burnout in U.S.
Reading Visit Notes May Improve Medication Management
Vertical Plating Offers Benefit for Mandibular Body Fractures
U.S. Incidence of Pediatric Thyroid Cancer on the Rise
Clinical Drug Diversion Costly to Health Care Organizations
Private Insurers Pay 241 Percent of What Medicare Would Pay
Many Lives Could Be Saved if All Hospitals Had Grade A Rating
Recs Updated for TB Screening, Treatment in Health Care Workers
Smartphone App Could Help Diagnose Ear Infections
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