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AMA Seeks to Make Long-Term Care Services More Affordable
Delegates recognize soaring costs threaten both Medicaid and family budgets
Wednesday, June 20, 2018

70 Sickened So Far in Salmonella-Tainted Melon Outbreak
Illnesses reported in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, and Tennessee
Wednesday, June 20, 2018

FIRS: Guidance Offered for Protecting Youth From E-Cigarettes
E-cigarettes should be regulated as tobacco products; their sale to youth should be banned worldwide
Wednesday, June 20, 2018

HbA1c Targets Should Be Personalized in Type 2 Diabetes
Target HbA1c 7% to 8% for most patients with T2DM; deintensification of tx with HbA1c <6.5%
Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Attitudes Among Obese Are Not Aligned With Healthy Living
Consumers with obesity report favoring taste and value rather than health and nutrition
Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Considerable Costs Associated With Switching EHR
Costs include time needed for research and testing, maintenance and other fees, hardware updates
Tuesday, June 19, 2018

J-Shaped Association for Alcohol, Mortality in Older Adults
Lifetime never or infrequent drinkers, heavy, very heavy drinkers had increased risk versus light drinkers
Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Prevalence of Obesity 17.8 Percent for Youth in 2013 to 2016
Prevalence of severe obesity significantly higher among U.S. youth in non-metropolitan statistical areas
Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Algorithm Predicts Very Low Blood Pressure During Surgery
Advance warning, even 10 to 15 minutes ahead, can reduce harm to patients
Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Less Improvement in AHA Diet Score for SNAP Participants
Disparities persisted for most foods and nutrients; worsened for processed meats, added sugars
Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Many Women Report Vasomotor Symptoms in Their 60s
Symptoms more likely in those reporting fair health, history of non-spontaneous menopause
Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Mental Health Declining for Disadvantaged U.S. Adults
Increasing distress, decreasing well-being observed for those of low relative socioeconomic position
Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Pharmacists Are Well Placed to Improve Adult Vaccination Rates
Pharmacies can address cost barriers to vaccination by providing vaccines at lower cost
Monday, June 18, 2018

Meds for Opioid Use Disorder May Reduce Mortality in OD Survivors
Minority of opioid overdose survivors receive MOUD; buprenorphine, MMT linked to reduced mortality
Monday, June 18, 2018

Cannabis Use Linked to Psychosis Symptoms in Adolescents
Statistically significant positive cross-lagged links from cannabis use to PS reported 12 months later
Monday, June 18, 2018

CDC: Obesity Prevalence Higher in Non-Metropolitan Counties
Largest absolute difference for non-metropolitan versus metropolitan counties in South, Northeast
Monday, June 18, 2018

Doctors Want Substantial Improvements in EHRs
Most doctors see value in EHRs, but almost half believe they detract from clinical effectiveness
Friday, June 15, 2018

Portable Music Player Use Linked to Hearing Loss in Children
Increased odds of high-frequency hearing loss with portable music player use
Friday, June 15, 2018

Kellogg's Honey Smacks Cereal Recalled Due to Salmonella Risk
Twenty-four people have been hospitalized, but no deaths have been reported
Friday, June 15, 2018

Good Sleep Tied to Better Cardiometabolic Health in Youths
Longer sleep duration, greater efficiency linked to better metabolic risk scores in adolescents
Friday, June 15, 2018

Amblyopia, Strabismus May Slow Test Performance in Children
Findings based on mean time to complete multiple-choice answer forms
Friday, June 15, 2018

Children Can Drink Clear Fluids Until One Hour Before Anesthesia
No increased risk of pulmonary aspiration; less nausea, vomiting, thirst, hunger, anxiety reported
Thursday, June 14, 2018

E-Cigarette Flavorings May Impair Vascular Function
Increased inflammation and a loss of nitric oxide seen in endothelial cells
Thursday, June 14, 2018

AMA President Calls Physicians to Lead in Addressing Gun Violence
Gun violence should continue to be addressed in a scientific, evidence-based manner
Thursday, June 14, 2018

AMA: Federal Government Must Tackle Rising Insulin Prices
Agencies should monitor pricing, market competition, and take any necessary enforcement measures
Thursday, June 14, 2018

T2DM Risk in Offspring Greater With T2DM Versus GDM Exposure
After adjustment, First Nations status, diabetes exposure linked to incident type 2 diabetes
Thursday, June 14, 2018

Fluconazole Use Doesn't Up Risk of Stillbirth, Neonatal Death
No significantly increased risks of stillbirth, neonatal death in study conducted in Sweden, Norway
Thursday, June 14, 2018

CDC: U.S. Suicide Rate Rose 30 Percent From 2000 to 2016
Increase of about 1 percent per year from 2000 to 2006, about 2 percent per year from 2006 to 2016
Thursday, June 14, 2018

Little Evidence Nicotine Preloading Helps Smokers Quit
Adjustment for varenicline use as a post-cessation treatment linked to increase in beneficial effect
Thursday, June 14, 2018


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