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Reusable Contacts Increase Risks for Acanthamoeba Keratitis

Among disposable contact wearers, showering in lenses, overnight wearing ups infection risk

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

Medicare Monthly Premiums to Drop for Seniors

Fee cuts come at the same time as seniors receive a Social Security cost-of-living increase for 2023 of up to 9 or 10 percent

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

Physician Burnout May Raise Risk for Patient Safety Events

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

Friday, September 16, 2022

Odds of Poor Vision Increased for Black, Mexican, Low-Income Teens

Black, Mexican, non-U.S. citizen teens more likely to have visual acuity worse than 20/40 in better-seeing eye

Friday, September 16, 2022

Biden Makes Another Push for Cancer Moonshot Initiative

President likened JFK's space race to his own effort to slash cancer rates by 50 percent in the next 25 years

Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Early-Onset HTN, Type 2 Diabetes Linked to Early-Onset Glaucoma

Age at hypertension, type 2 diabetes diagnoses linked to age at onset of primary open-angle glaucoma; no link found for OSA, migraine

Friday, September 9, 2022

Charges Per Claim Up With Private Equity Acquisition of Practices

Increase seen in volume of encounters in aggregate and in share of office visits billed as longer than 30 minutes

Tuesday, September 6, 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

FDA Warns of Dangers From Skin-Lightening Creams

Potentially harmful ingredients are hydroquinone or mercury, according to the agency

Thursday, September 1, 2022

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