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9.5 Percent Uninsured in U.S. From January Through June 2019
Overall, 13.7 percent of adults aged 18 to 64, 4.4 percent of children aged 0 to 17 were uninsured
Thursday, May 28, 2020

Only One in Four U.S. Hospitals With ICUs Have Tele-ICU Services
Wide regional variation seen for availability of telehealth outpatient visits, tele-ICU services
Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Sales of Johnson's Baby Powder Halted in U.S., Canada
Johnson & Johnson says talc-based powder is safe and will still be sold in other countries
Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Multiple Genes Predispose Black Women to Breast Cancer
High risks for breast cancer associated with mutations in BRCA1, BRCA2, PALB2
Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Spending on Primary Care Continues to Lag in the U.S.
Authors say increasing investment in primary care could slow future health care spending growth
Tuesday, May 19, 2020

28 Million-Plus Surgeries Could Be Canceled Due to COVID-19
About 45 weeks needed to clear surgery backlog if countries up surgical volume by 20 percent later
Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Cough May Not Appear in Young Children With COVID-19
Digestive tract infection appears common in children hospitalized with COVID-19 in China
Monday, May 18, 2020

Convalescent Plasma Appears Promising for Severe COVID-19
In series of 25 patients, 19 experienced improvement in clinical status by day 14; 11 were discharged
Monday, May 18, 2020

Most Physicians Have Seen False-Negative COVID-19 Test Results
One in 10 physicians worldwide report seeing at least one case of COVID-19 reinfection
Monday, May 18, 2020

Graduated Compression Stockings May Not Be Needed After Surgery
Low molecular weight heparin noninferior to LMWH plus GCS for preventing VTE after elective surgery
Thursday, May 14, 2020

Cannabis Smoking May Increase Risk for Fungal Infection
After adjustment for age, immunocompromised status, odds ratio of fungal infection was 3.5
Thursday, May 14, 2020

Risk Score May Predict Critical Illness at COVID-19 Admission
10 independent predictors in risk score include chest radiographic abnormality, age, hemoptysis, dyspnea
Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Severe Illness Reported in Some Children With COVID-19
83 percent of children admitted to 46 participating PICUs had significant preexisting comorbidities
Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Link Found Between Body Size in Childhood, Later Life Disease
Larger genetically predicted body size in childhood link to later CAD, T2DM due to large adult body size
Thursday, May 7, 2020

Patients With Cancer Seem More Vulnerable to COVID-19
Frequency of severe events highest for patients with hematologic cancer, lung cancer, and metastatic cancer
Monday, May 4, 2020

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