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Annual Reported Measles Incidence Dropped From 2000 to 2018
Measles vaccination averted an estimated 23.2 million deaths during 2000 to 2018
Thursday, December 5, 2019

More Than 100 E. Coli Illnesses Now Linked to Romaine Lettuce
Twenty-three states have now reported cases, up from 19 last week; no deaths reported so far
Thursday, December 5, 2019

Services Affected by Rural Hospitals Joining Health Systems
Reductions seen in imaging, on-site obstetric services, on-site primary care
Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Adults Not Living in Metro Areas Have Reduced Access to Care
In unadjusted analyses, adults not living in MSA more likely to have financial burden linked to care
Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Physician Depressive Symptoms Tied to Higher Risk for Medical Errors
Bidirectional association seen between depressive symptoms and medical errors
Wednesday, December 4, 2019

New Federal Program Provides Free HIV Prevention Drugs to Uninsured
Expanding access to PrEP is key part of government's aim of ending nation's HIV epidemic by 2030
Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Digital Sepsis Monitoring May Improve Inpatient Outcomes
Systemwide implementation presents opportunity to improve care for patients who may have sepsis
Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Antimicrobial Resistance Patterns Examined for Adult, Peds HAIs
Antimicrobial nonsusceptibility less prevalent in pediatric than adult health care-associated infections
Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Household Environment Plays Role in MRSA Acquisition
Frequent handwashing may reduce likelihood of novel strain introduction into the household
Wednesday, November 27, 2019

U.S. Life Expectancy Dropped Since 2014 for Working-Age Adults
Life expectancy increased from 1959 to 2016 but began declining in 2014 among 25- to 64-year-olds
Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Electronic Health Record Usability Graded F by Physicians
Physician-rated EHR usability independently linked to odds of burnout
Friday, November 22, 2019

CDC: PCV13 No Longer Routinely Recommended for Adults ≥65
Administration of PCV13 recommended based on shared clinical decision making for older adults
Thursday, November 21, 2019

Employee Premiums, Deductibles Eating Larger Share of Income
The average deductible for a middle-income family was 4.7 percent of income in 2018
Thursday, November 21, 2019

Distribution of Self-Test Kits Can Up HIV Awareness
Testing increased for men who have sex with men who received self-testing kits and their social network members
Tuesday, November 19, 2019

White House Wants Hospitals, Insurers to Provide Actual Costs of Care
Government officials say the objective is to encourage competition and reduce costs
Monday, November 18, 2019

Studies Confirm Safety of 9-Valent HPV Vaccination
Studies based on searching Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System, six Vaccine Safety Datalink sites
Monday, November 18, 2019

Some Progress Made in Slowing Antibiotic Resistance-Linked Deaths
Deaths decreased 18 percent since 2013 report, but more than 2.8 million infections occur each year
Friday, November 15, 2019

Survey of U.S. Registered Nurses Points to Worsening Shortages
Problem likely will be exacerbated with one in five nurses saying they will retire in the next five years
Thursday, November 14, 2019

Syringe Exchange Program Has Positive Impact on HIV Diagnoses
Estimated 10,592 HIV diagnoses averted in Philadelphia, 1,891 diagnoses in Baltimore over 10 years
Wednesday, November 13, 2019

AHA: About One in Three With ASCVD Not Receiving Flu Shot
Vaccine coverage significantly lower among non-Hispanic blacks, those with lower education, income
Tuesday, November 12, 2019

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