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Small Link for Cannabis Use, Reduced Cognitive Functioning
Small overall effect size for frequent and heavy cannabis use among adolescents, young adults
Thursday, April 19, 2018

Stronger Link With Mortality for Ambulatory Versus Clinic BP
Ambulatory BP is a stronger predictor of all-cause, cardiovascular mortality than clinic measures
Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Triple Therapy Tied to Reduced Rate of COPD Exacerbations
Benefits seen for triple therapy with fluticasone furoate, umeclidinium, and vilanterol
Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Social Support of Autonomy Tied to Better Glycemic Control in DM
Findings suggest family and friends' support of autonomy also lowers diabetes distress
Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Disordered Eating Among Teens Tied to Future Depression
Also, bullying by peers is associated with depressive symptoms and disordered eating behavior
Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Smartphone App May Up Medication Adherence in HTN
But use of the app not linked to a change in systolic blood pressure in poorly controlled hypertension
Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Self-Regulation Interventions Beneficial for Children
Improvement in academic, health, and behavioral outcomes in most intervention groups
Wednesday, April 18, 2018

CDC: Asian U.S. Mothers More Likely to be Older, Married
Non-Hispanic Asian mothers are more educated; some characteristics vary by subgroup, place of birth
Wednesday, April 18, 2018

2000 to 2015 Saw Increase in Institutional Post-Acute Care
Increased LOS in post-acute care at SNF and rehab facilities; decreased hospital LOS
Tuesday, April 17, 2018

USPSTF: Exercise Interventions Prevent Falls in Seniors
Second recommendation statement finds evidence lacking for benefit of calcium, vitamin D, or both
Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Social Worker-Led Intervention Beneficial in Heart Failure
Palliative care intervention may up likelihood of revising prognostic assessment in line with doctor's
Tuesday, April 17, 2018

UTI Calculator Predicts Risk of Infant Urinary Tract Infection
Calculator reduces testing and decreases the number of urinary tract infections that were missed
Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Opioid Packaging Often Lacks Info on Safe Storage, Disposal
Instructions for safe disposal of unused opioid medications often inconsistent, infrequent, or absent
Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Repeated BP Measures Linked to Drop in Initially Elevated BP
Repeated measurement of initially elevated blood pressure linked to 8 mm Hg reduction in systolic BP
Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Neuroscience Education, Motor Control Training Ease Spinal Pain
Pain neuroscience education, targeted motor control training more effective for chronic spinal pain
Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Most Doctors' Offices Don't Offer Flexibility for Uninsured
Most uninsured patients can make primary care appointment but only if can pay full cash amount
Monday, April 16, 2018

Nonoptimized Drug Therapy Costs More Than $500 Billion Annually
After initial Rx use, average cost of individual having treatment failure, new medical problem over $2,000
Monday, April 16, 2018

Number of Drinks Predicts Teens' Other Risky Behaviors
Other risky behaviors include drug/tobacco use, risky sexual and driving behaviors, fights, suicide
Monday, April 16, 2018

Contextual Factors Linked to Overeating, Loss of Control
Internal factors correlated with loss of control, while external factors tied to overeating severity
Monday, April 16, 2018

Cigarette Smoking a Risk Factor for Heart Failure in Blacks
Current smoking linked to higher mean LV mass index, lower mean LV circumferential strain
Monday, April 16, 2018

Youth With Gender Nonconformity Vulnerable to Adversity
And, transgender/gender nonconforming youth have higher prevalence of mental health conditions
Monday, April 16, 2018

Increased Pollution Exposure Ups Health Care Visits for Acute URI
Health care use for URI higher within one week of elevated fine particulate matter, especially for infants
Monday, April 16, 2018


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