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Vaccine-Associated Aluminum Linked to Persistent Asthma in Young Children

Positive association seen for children with and without eczema; CDC is not changing current vaccine recommendations

Friday, September 30, 2022

Pandemic Heightened Emotional Exhaustion in Health Care Workers

Increase seen in emotional exhaustion reported by hospital-based health care workers in clinical and nonclinical positions

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

CDC Says Universal Masking Can Be Dropped in Some Nursing Homes, Hospitals

Masking 'remains recommended' during an outbreak among patients or 'when caring for patients who are moderately to severely immunocompromised'

Monday, September 26, 2022

Physician Burnout Significantly Increased During 2020 to 2021

Additionally, decreases in satisfaction with work-life integration and increases in depression seen

Friday, September 23, 2022

Medical Debt Tied to Worsening of Food, Housing Insecurity

Risk factors for medical indebtedness include hospitalization, disability, high deductible, Medicare Advantage, and no insurance coverage

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Paternal Childhood Smoke Exposure Tied to Asthma Risk in Offspring

Fathers' passive smoke exposure through childhood to puberty linked to nonallergic asthma risk in offspring

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Physician Burnout May Raise Risk for Patient Safety Events

Burnout also associated with decreased job satisfaction, low professionalism, patient dissatisfaction

Friday, September 16, 2022

Incident Cardiovascular Disease Risk Up With Autoimmune Disease

Risk increased progressively with the number of autoimmune diseases present and with younger age

Friday, September 16, 2022

Guidelines Issued for Management of Pollen Food Syndrome

Management involves exclusion of known trigger foods; immunotherapy to pollens not effective for PFS

Thursday, September 15, 2022

Spirometry May Aid Diagnosis of Asthma Versus COPD in Primary Care

Adding diagnostics available in primary care to model using only patient history showed improvement in diagnostic differentiation

Thursday, September 15, 2022

Telemedicine, In-Person Visits Show High Diagnostic Concordance

Variance seen by specialty, with lower concordance for primary care

Monday, September 12, 2022

Glucocorticoid Use Tied to Decreased White Matter Integrity

Use of inhaled, systemic glucocorticoids associated with changes in several brain imaging parameters; effect sizes larger in systemic users

Wednesday, September 7, 2022

U.S. Safety-Net Providers Report Moral Distress in Early Pandemic

Moral distress emerged from being unable to provide optimal care, seeing pandemic’s effects on patients, coworkers

Friday, September 2, 2022

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