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About 2.7 Million ED Visits Reported for Sports Injuries in 2010 to 2016
Survey of U.S. Registered Nurses Points to Worsening Shortages
Imaging Rates Continue to Rise Despite Efforts to Reduce
U.S. States Can Do More to Prevent, Treat Lung Cancer
CRC Screening Recommended for Average-Risk Adults Age 50 to 75
Seriously Ill Medicare Beneficiaries Face Financial Hardship
Dr. Stephen Hahn Nominated to Head FDA
Intensive BP Control in Elderly With HTN May Aid Brain Health
Recommendations Developed to Address Clinician Burnout
Quarter of Fetal Abnormalities ID'd in Late Third-Trimester US
Cognitive Ability in Childhood Linked to Cognitive Scores at 70
Common Sites of Bone Erosion in Rheumatoid Arthritis ID'd on US
CDC: U.S. Life Expectancy Up Slightly, Mortality Lower in 2017
Facebook Launches Preventive Health Tool
CV Risk Score Tied to Subclinical Cerebrovascular Disease on MRI
Childhood Cancer Treatment Increases Risk for Breast Cancer Later
Outcomes Poor With Medical Care From Fraud, Abuse Perpetrators
AI Model Based on US Classifies Thyroid Nodules by Genetic Risk
Regional Brain Atrophy ID'd in Patients With History of TBI
Poor Health Literacy Tied to More Hardships Among Cancer Survivors
More Choices, Lower Premiums for ACA Consumers Next Year
Deep Learning Algorithm Uses CT to ID Intracranial Hemorrhages
Life-Gained Selection Maximizes Lung Cancer Screening Benefits
Recommendations Updated for Nonvariceal Upper GI Bleeding
Patient Cost Responsibility Up for Guideline-Discordant Care
Risk, Severity of CTE Increase With Years of Football Played
Brain Recovery After Concussion Lags Symptom Resolution
Patient Portal Use Has Positive Impact on Preventive Health Behaviors
Medicare Fraud-Prevention Rules to Be Revised
Many Can Avoid RT After Surgery for Localized Prostate Cancer
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
Factors Predict Low BMD in Pediatric Blood Cancer Survivors
Early Adult Income Volatility Tied to Later Brain Health
SBRT Shortens Tx for Prostate Cancer Without Greater Toxicity
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.
Machine Learning May Be Faster for Cardiac MRI Scan Analysis
Protected Health Info Breaches Compromise Sensitive Data
ASTRO: NSAIDs May Offer Benefit to Head & Neck Cancer Patients
11 Percent of Cancers Detected Via Emergency Department Visit
ASTRO Issues Guideline for Radiation Tx in Pancreatic Cancer
Medical Students Not Ready to Provide Nutritional Care
Nonphysician Providers Rarely Interpret Diagnostic Images
Screening for Breast Cancer in Men Has Increased Over Time
Delaying Treatment Worsens Head, Neck Cancer Outcomes
Brain Changes Differ for β-Amyloid, Cerebrovascular Burden
Cancer Survival Increasing in High-Income Countries
Imaging Technique May Help Predict Stroke-Related Dementia
EPA to Phase Out Chemical Testing on Mammals
Full Chemo Doses May Improve Survival in Breast Cancer
Serum Biomarker Linked to Brain Atrophy in Multiple Sclerosis
Spending Up With Treatment in Hospital-Owned Practices
Guideline Updated for Screening, Surveillance of Barrett Esophagus
Poverty Rate Drops, but Fewer Americans Have Health Insurance
Mammos May Not Benefit Elderly Women With Chronic Illness
Racial, Ethnic Underrepresentation Found in Med School Matriculants
Majority of U.S. Doctors Believe ACA Has Improved Access to Care
Algorithm Based on Response, Biology Guides Neuroblastoma Tx
QoL Better With Laser Ablation, Surgery for Varicose Veins
Ultrasonography Helps Differentiate Arthritis Types
Risk Factors for Hypersensitivity to Iodinated Contrast Media ID'd
Plasma Marker May Help Detect Traumatic Brain Injury
Treatment Guidelines Updated for Ankylosing Spondylitis, Axial SpA
LV Hypertrophy Predicts Long-Term Risk for CV Events
Smaller + Larger Infarctions May Escalate Later Cognitive Decline
CT Scan Screen for Lung Cancer Can ID Smoking-Related Diseases
Radiologists Performing More Paracenteses, Thoracenteses
High, Increasing BP in Midlife Tied to Brain Changes in Late Life
Some Pregnant Women Exposed to Common MRI Contrast Agent
MRI Shows Vaping Has Transient Impact on Vascular Function
Air Pollutants Tied to Significant Worsening of Emphysema
Advertising Can Promote Interest in Health-Related Research
Radial Artery Access Used for Neuroendovascular Procedures
AI Assists in Reading of Digital Breast Tomosynthesis Images
Methylphenidate Tx Tied to Brain Changes in Boys With ADHD
One-Third of Physicians Will Take 10+ Years to Pay Off Debt
AI Tool Discerns Lung Cancer Outcomes From Imaging Reports
Aspirin May Improve Liver Function After Embolization of HCC
Adjuvant RT May Cut Recurrence in Some With Prostate Cancer
Perfusion Assessment Key for Critical Limb Ischemia Diagnosis
Giant Cell Arteritis Occurs at Similar Rate in Blacks, Whites
Delayed/Foregone Care More Likely for Cancer Survivors With HDHPs
USPSTF Reaffirms Recs Against Screening for Pancreatic Cancer
Bone Health Management Key in Childhood Cancer Survivors
Low Specificity Limits Use of Focused Cardiac Ultrasonography
Guidance Issued for Research Use of Cardiac MRI After MI
Brand-Brand Competition Has Not Cut Prices in Pharma Market
Plasma Assay Promising for Diagnosis of Early Alzheimer Disease
Trump Admin Announces Plan to Allow Drug Imports From Canada
Brain Aneurysm Risk Examined in Polycystic Kidney Disease
U-Shaped Association Found for Hemoglobin Level, Dementia Risk
Smoking May Limit Success of Embolization Therapy for PAVMs
Burnout Symptoms May Up Racial Bias Among Resident Physicians
$70 Million Settlement Reached in Generic Drug Delay Case
National Norms Developed for Assessing Medical School Empathy
AI Model Can Predict Long-Term Mortality From Chest Radiographs
Review Examines Methods for Diagnosis of Elevated ICP in Critically Ill
Increase in Rates of Medical Imaging in Pregnancy in U.S., Canada
Adiposity in Early Old Age Tied to MRI Signs of Brain Aging Later
Long-Term Diastolic Dysfunction Seen After Early Preeclampsia
Light Therapy May Prevent Oral Mucositis for Some in Cancer Tx
Factors Associated With Thyroid Cancer Overtreatment Identified
Novel PET Staging System May Help Monitor Alzheimer Disease
About One in 20 Patients Exposed to Preventable Harm
Racial Disparity Shown in Odds of Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Diagnosis
Tool Uses Spine X-Rays to Assess Response to Osteoporosis Tx
Many Perceive Lack of Choice in Receipt of RAI for Thyroid Cancer
Serious Misdiagnosis-Related Harms Mostly Due to 'Big Three'
Capping Work Hours in Residency Does Not Impact Outcomes Later
Health Care Professionals Exhibit Gender Bias
EHR System-Generated In-Basket Messages Linked to Burnout
Extended Follow-Up Supports Low-Dose CT for Lung Cancer Screening
Image-Based Model Predicts Radiation Tx Failure in Lung Cancer
Considerable Number of Patients Receive Surprise Hospital Charges
I-131 Tx for Hyperthyroidism May Up Risk for Solid Cancer Death
AI Model Better Predicts CV Risk, Mortality Using Cardiac Imaging
Model Can Predict Lung Cancer in Patient With Visible Nodule on CT
Use of 3-D Mammography Rapidly Expanded 2015 to 2017
Myocardial Perfusion PET Predicts Cardiac Death in Diabetes
USPSTF Lung Cancer Screening Too Conservative for Blacks
CT Use to Evaluate Suspected Urolithiasis Significantly Increased
Five-Year Overall Survival for Glioblastoma Persistently Low
MSSP ACOs May Not Improve Spending, Quality of Care
Physicians Unaware of Breast Density Laws, Cancer Risk
Combination Biopsy Strategy May Identify More Prostate Cancers
Americans Concerned About Clinician Burnout
Adrenal Incidentalomas Rarely Grow, Change Hormone Function
First States to Expand Medicaid Had Largest Bump in Cancer Screening
Most Women Unaware Alcohol Poses Breast Cancer Risk
New England Journal of Medicine Picks New Editor-in-Chief
Computer-Assisted Diagnosis Aids Detection of Glioma Growth
Health Care Workers With ARIs Often Work While Symptomatic
CV MRI Noninferior to Invasive Angiography + FFR in Stable CAD
Statins May Be Beneficial After Radiation to Thorax, Head, Neck
USPSTF Addresses Screening for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Recommendations Issued for Imaging Use in Multiple Myeloma
Coronary Artery Calcium Levels in Middle Age Tied to LV Function
Nilvadipine Increases Cerebral Blood Flow in the Hippocampus
Cardiac Radiation Dose in NSCLC Predicts Mortality, Cardiac AEs
Chemoradiation Does Not Up Survival in Endometrial Cancer
Virtual Reality IDs Navigation Issues in Early Alzheimer Disease
Access to Health Care Has Little Impact on Longevity
Rapid Cycling Work Roster Improves Resident Sleep Practices
Survey Indicates Physician Misconduct Is Underreported
Surveillance Breast MRI Ups Biopsy, Cancer Detection Rates
Carotid Atherosclerosis Predicts CV Events in Psoriatic Disease
AI Model Based on Deep Learning Detects ACL Tears on Knee MRI
ACP Issues Position on Response to Physician Impairment
Guidelines Updated for Radiotherapy After Prostatectomy
Mammogram Benefits Seen as More Important Than Harms
High Costs Associated With Physician Burnout in U.S.
AI Model Can Improve Accuracy of Lung Cancer Screening
Cancer Consultation Low in Noncurable Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma
Antiplatelets Do Not Up Recurrence in Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Clinical Drug Diversion Costly to Health Care Organizations
DDW: Ingested Button Battery Can Cause Gastric Injury
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
AI Model Uses Serial Imaging to Predict Lung Cancer Tx Response
AAN: Oral BTK Inhibitor Superior to Placebo in Multiple Sclerosis
Bioimpedance Spectroscopy May Identify Lymphedema Earlier
Health Professionals Supportive of Medicinal Cannabis
Doctors Aware of Patient Difficulties Affording Medical Care
New Recommendations Developed for Breast Cancer Screening
Whole-Body MRI Accurate for Staging Colorectal Cancer, NSCLC
ACS Sets Goal to Cut Cancer Mortality 40 Percent by 2035
2018 Saw More Employed Physicians Than Self-Employed
Mammo-Based Deep Learning Model Assesses Breast Cancer Risk
CDC: Uninsurance Levels Did Not Change Significantly in 2018
Percutaneous Ablation in Liver Cancer Tied to Better Outcomes
In 2015 to 2016, 45.8 Percent of U.S. Population Used Rx Drugs
Radiology Residents Often Miss Child Abuse
New Lesions ID'd on Breast MRI During Treatment Likely Benign
External Reference Pricing Could Cut Drug Costs in U.S.
Efforts Needed to Ensure Publication of All Trials
Clinicians Believe Link Between Breast Pain, Cancer Is Weak
More Than Half of U.S. Adults Have Medical Financial Hardship
ASTRO: Prior Authorization Obstacles Delaying Treatment
Radiotherapy Tied to Lower Recurrence of Early, Hormone-Driven Breast Cancer
Medicaid Reimbursement for Breast Radiation Varies by State
Diagnostic Criteria Proposed for Advanced-Age Proteinopathy
Radical Hemithoracic Radiation Tx Ups Survival in Mesothelioma
Coronary Vessel Wall Thickness Surrogate for CAD in Women
Postchemo Radiation Tx May Benefit Some With Hodgkin Lymphoma
Single-Dose Brachytherapy Effective for Prostate Cancer
Gender Differences Seen in Adverse Drug Reactions
Obesity May Impact the Form and Structure of the Brain
Informational Film Improves Knowledge on Lung Cancer Screening
Loan Forgiveness, Educational Debt May Affect Practice Patterns
National Hand Hygiene Initiative Successful in Australia
Sixty People Charged in Massive Opioid Painkiller Investigation
Late-Pregnancy US Could Prevent Undiagnosed Breech Presentation
Stimulation of Targets in Brain May Up Recollection in Seniors
Some Patients With Imminently Fatal Cancer Undergo Treatment
AI Can Identify Model of Cardiac Rhythm Device From Chest X-Ray
Hand Hygiene Compliance Poor in Task Transitions
Standardizing Demographics Ups Accuracy of Patient Matching
Female Radiation Oncologists Receive Lower Medicare Reimbursement
Morbidity Low With Focal Laser Ablation of Prostate Cancer
Domestic Responsibilities Tied to Physician Mothers' Satisfaction
Same Services More Expensive in Outpatient Than Office Settings
Cortical Lesions in Multiple Sclerosis Tracked With 7.0-T MRI
New, Revised Topics Released in ACR Appropriateness Criteria
Guidance Statements Issued for Breast Cancer Screening
Digital Breast Tomosynthesis Boosts Metrics in Older Women
Bariatric Embolization Feasible for Treatment of Severe Obesity
Amyloid PET Linked to Changes in Management for MCI, Dementia
Americans Borrowed $88 Billion in Past Year to Pay for Health Care
Over-the-Counter Meds Save Health Care System Money
Doctors Unclear on Legal Obligations in Caring for Patients With Disability
Increasing Dose for Total Body Irradiation Cuts Graft Failure
Doctors With Malpractice Claims More Likely to Leave Medicine
Virtual Reality Cuts Time to Guide Catheter to Target Blood Vessels
FDA: Breast Density Must Be Reported to Women During Mammograms
Maltreatment in Childhood May Affect Course of Adult Depression
Fewer Complications Seen With Uterine Fibroid Embolization
Douglas County, Colorado, Ranked as Healthiest Community
Radiomic Features May Predict Response to Chemo in NSCLC
Brachytherapy Boost Ups Survival in Locally Advanced Cervical Cancer
2019 Residency Match Day Was Largest in History
Image-Guided Intervention May Ease Pain of Severe Tennis Elbow
More Vascular Risk Factors Tied to Worse Brain Health
State Breast Density Notification Laws May Up Ultrasound Use
ACC: Ultrasound Surgery May Help Control Blood Pressure
Digital Breast Tomosynthesis Can Reduce Benign Biopsy Rate
Pregnancy-Adapted Algorithm Avoids Diagnostic Imaging for PE
Breast Density Categorization Varies With Screening Modality
Overall, Physicians Are Happy and Enjoy Their Lives
Average of 8.8 Inactive Ingredients Found in Oral Medications
Physician Burnout Rate Increased From 2014 to 2017
Head of National Cancer Institute Named Acting FDA Commissioner
Noncontrast Brain MRI Effective for Monitoring Multiple Sclerosis
CDC: Most Americans Report Excellent, Good Health
MRI Method That Measures Iron in Brain Shows Impact of Stroke
Chest CT May Be Better Than PET/CT for HNSCC Distant Metastasis Evaluation
Retinal Microvascular Changes Identified in Alzheimer Disease
Recall Down, Cancer Detection Up With Digital Breast Tomosynthesis
FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb Resigns
Stereotactic Body RT Promising for Low-, Intermediate-Risk PCa
AAN: Sleep Apnea Tied to Higher Cortical Tau Levels in Seniors
Intervention Can Reduce Racial Differences in Lung Cancer Care
Advanced Echocardiographic Training Requirements Issued
Performance Improvement Sustained After DBT Adoption
Stereotactic Radiation Feasible for Oligometastatic Cancer
MRI Cardiac Stress Test Predicts Death From Heart Disease
FDA: Thermography No Substitute for Mammograms
2014 to 2017 Saw Improvement in Burnout for U.S. Physicians
Most Patients Do Not Disclose Complementary Medicine Use
National Health Spending Set to Increase 5.5 Percent Annually
One-Third of PCPs Discuss Breast Cancer Treatments With Patients
Vertical Integration Has Little Impact on Quality Measures
New Kaiser Permanente Medical School Plans to Waive Tuition
Hospital Prices Growing Faster Than Physician Prices
Artificial Intelligence Predicts Survival in Epithelial Ovarian Cancer
Hip Preservation Appropriateness Guidelines May Be Limited
Functional MRI Patterns Indicate Consciousness, Unconsciousness
Health Care Spending Per Person Increased to $5,641 in 2017
Use of Watchful Waiting Up for Low-Risk Localized Prostate Cancer
Many Systematic Reviews Do Not Fully Report Adverse Events
More Than a Half Million Deaths From Breast Cancer Averted
FDA: Number of U.S. Women With Breast Implant-Caused Cancer Has Increased
Conservative Management Feasible for Adnexal Masses
MRI-Guided Tx Strategy Not Superior for Rheumatoid Arthritis
USPSTF Still Recommends Against Pancreatic Cancer Screening
Radiologists Can Help ID Intimate Partner Violence
Early Tau Deposition Elevated for Women Versus Men
Comorbid Neck Injury Up for Women With Concussion
Report IDs Areas Lacking Good Practice in Health Tech Assessment
BP >120/80 mm Hg Linked to Lower Gray Matter Volume
Artificial Intelligence System Can Triage Chest Radiographs
Heberden's Nodes in Fingers Tied to Knee Osteoarthritis
Radiographic Knee Osteoarthritis Tied to Increased Risk for Death
FDA Down to 5 Weeks of Funding to Review New Drug Applications
Adoption of Advanced Health IT Capabilities Inconsistent
Personalized Tx May Extend Life in CKD With Small Renal Tumors
Complications Higher Than Expected for Invasive Lung Tests
Breakdown of Blood-Brain Barrier May Drive Dementia
American College of Physicians Releases 7th Edition of Ethics Manual
Prices Still Explain High U.S. Health Care Spending
Private Equity Acquisition of Physician Practices Discussed
Increase in Brand-Name Drug Cost Mainly Due to Existing Drugs
Chemo-Radiation Combo Tied to Higher Survival in Peds Hodgkin
Many Female Health Care Workers Live in Poverty
Medical Marketing Has Increased in Past 20 Years
ACA Coverage Gains Could Erode Without Individual Mandate
Racial Differences ID'd in Some Biomarkers of Alzheimer's Disease
Childhood Hodgkin Lymphoma Survivors at Risk for Later Cancers
Breast Cancer Disparities Mostly Explained by Facility Factors
International Radiation Doses Vary for CT Exams
Artificial Intelligence Can Detect, Classify Acute Brain Bleeds
Catheter Ablation Tops Drug Therapy for A-Fib in Heart Failure
New Guidelines Address Care for Malignant Pleural Effusions
Risk for Breast Cancer Increased With False-Positive Screening Result
Obese Patients Exposed to Higher Radiation Doses for X-Rays
Low-Priced Generic Drugs Most Likely to Have Shortages
Initiative Can Cut Gender Gap in Medical School Faculty Salaries
New AAP Guideline Available for Infantile Hemangioma Treatment
Affordable Care Act Sign-Ups Higher Than Expected
Modifying Criteria for Amnestic MCI Dx Increases Prognostic Accuracy
Food Allergy Linked to Increased Multiple Sclerosis Activity
Chest CT Can ID Respiratory AE Risk in RA Patients on Biologics
Exclusion of Doctors From Public Health Insurance Up 2007 to 2017
Liver Proton Density Fat Fraction Drops After Bariatric Surgery
Cisplatin Superior to Cetuximab for HPV+ Oropharyngeal Cancer
Persistent Discrimination ID'd Among Physician Mothers
Certain Sites of Brain Lesions in MS Tied to Bowel Incontinence
Medication Errors Resulting in Death Most Common in Elderly
Novel Breast Imaging Technique Might Cut Unnecessary Biopsies
Enrollment Under the Affordable Care Act Down From Last Year
2017 Saw Slowing in National Health Care Spending
U.S. Medical Schools See Increase in Diversity
Paid Childbearing Policies Lacking for Residents
Breast CA Detection Rate Up With Digital Mammography in the U.K.
Visual Registration + Image Fusion Best for Targeted Biopsy
Veterans Health Administration Hospitals Outperform Non-VHAs
HIT-Related Stress Linked to Burnout Among Physicians
Most Insured Patients Not Using Online Portals
Breast Screening Linked to Lower Risk for Breast Cancer Death
Imaging, Biopsy Often Still Needed After Mastectomy
Few Physicians Work in Practices That Use Telemedicine
HHS Issues Draft Strategy for Reducing Health IT Burden
Bone Indices on CT Scan Predict Fracture Risk in Older Adults
Deep Learning Algorithm Detects Thoracic Pathologies on CXRs
RSNA: Mammography May Benefit 30-Year-Olds With Risk Factors
FDA to Update Medical Device Approvals Process
RSNA: Refractory Back Pain Responds to CT-Guided Pulsed RF
Four Principles Underlie Patient and Family Partnership in Care
ACA Coverage Substantial, but Did Not Impact Labor Markets
Lung Cancer Screening Implementation Guide Developed
ED Utilization Up for Pediatric mTBI After TBI Legislation
RSNA: Mammography Has Value in Women Age 75 or Older
Performance of AI Dx Tools May Suffer Across Health Systems
RSNA: Ultrasound of Shoulder Muscle May Help Diagnose T2DM
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