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Frequent Fried Food Intake Increases Risk for Coronary Artery Disease
Dose-dependent relationship seen in a large national cohort of U.S. veterans
Monday, July 15, 2019

Serious Misdiagnosis-Related Harms Mostly Due to 'Big Three'
Vascular events, infections, cancers account for 74.1 percent of high-severity misdiagnosis-related harms
Friday, July 12, 2019

Health Care Professionals Exhibit Gender Bias
Biases associate men with careers and surgery and women with family and family medicine
Thursday, July 11, 2019

Most Supplements Offer Little Protection Against Heart Disease
Most had no significant effect on mortality, cardiovascular disease outcomes
Monday, July 8, 2019

New Staffing Data Source Can Improve Nursing Home Monitoring
Data source may help link nursing home staffing, resident outcomes
Monday, July 8, 2019

Flesh-Eating Bacteria Claims Life of Florida Woman
There are about 700 to 1,200 cases of necrotizing fasciitis reported each year in the United States
Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Considerable Number of Patients Receive Surprise Hospital Charges
18 percent of all ED visits, 16 percent of in-network hospital stays have at least one out-of-network charge
Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Nutrition-Focused Program at Home Health Agency Beneficial
Nutrition-focused quality improvement program can reduce rates of hospitalization, health care use
Monday, July 1, 2019

Longevity Benefits for Adults Becoming More Physically Active
Lower risk of all-cause mortality for adults with increasing physical activity trajectories over time
Monday, July 1, 2019

Nursing Home Costs Outpace Inflation, Other Medical Care
Out-of-pocket costs vary even after adjusting for facility characteristics, geographical differences
Friday, June 28, 2019

Higher Protein Intake May Cut Risk for Frailty in Older Women
Frailty prevalence lower for those in higher tertiles of animal, but not plant-based, protein intake
Thursday, June 27, 2019

MSSP ACOs May Not Improve Spending, Quality of Care
After adjustment for clinicians' nonrandom exit, no link seen with improvements in spending, quality
Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Americans Concerned About Clinician Burnout
Most survey respondents believe burnout is tied to lower quality of care
Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Short-Term Walking Intervention Offers Lasting Health Benefits
Significantly fewer cardiovascular events, fractures seen for intervention group versus controls
Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Suicide Risk Seen Among Older Adults Living in Long-Term Care
Mental health and well-being of older adults should be addressed in these settings, authors say
Monday, June 24, 2019

2018 to 2019 Influenza Season in U.S. Was Longest in 10 Years
Season was of moderate severity and lasted 21 weeks; illness mainly attributed to influenza A viruses
Thursday, June 20, 2019

New England Journal of Medicine Picks New Editor-in-Chief
Eric J. Rubin succeeds Jeffrey Drazen, who has been the editor-in-chief since 2000
Thursday, June 20, 2019

Health Care Workers With ARIs Often Work While Symptomatic
Likelihood of working higher if symptoms less severe and on illness onset date versus subsequent days
Thursday, June 20, 2019

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