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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

6.5 Percent of Adults Report Prescription Opioid Analgesic Use
Percentage using prescription opioid analgesic increased with age; use up for women versus men
Thursday, December 5, 2019

Early-Onset CVD Rate Up for Children of Moms With Diabetes
Rates of early-onset CVD higher for offspring of mothers with history of CVD, diabetes complications
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

Postpartum Opioid Prescription Rates Vary Widely by Hospital
However, providers within the same hospital tend to follow similar prescription patterns
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

Exposure to Psychoactive Substances Up From 2000 to 2017
Exposure to most substances decreased, but significant increases seen in marijuana, nutmeg, and kratom
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

Alarm Settings of CGM Systems Impact Glucose Control in T1DM
Adjusting glucose thresholds for alarms linked to less time spent in hypoglycemia, hyperglycemia
Tuesday, November 26, 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

American Heart Association, Nov. 16-18

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

Prenatal Antidepressant Use May Up Risk for Gestational Diabetes
Venlafaxine, amitriptyline use during pregnancy associated with increased risk for gestational diabetes
Wednesday, November 20, 2019

AAP: Emergency Contraception Should be Given to Sexually Active Teens
Pediatricians should provide education, prescription, and/or supply of emergency contraceptive pills for future use
Tuesday, November 19, 2019

VA, DoD Update Guideline for Rehabilitation After Stroke
Systematic review addresses effectiveness of pharmacological, nonpharmacological interventions
Tuesday, November 19, 2019

AMA, AHA Support Refresher Training for Measuring Blood Pressure
Broad support needed for providing BP refresher training for all roles of primary care health care providers
Tuesday, November 19, 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

FDA Sends Warning Letter About OTC Drugs to Dollar Tree
Letter outlines corrective actions company needs to take, including ensuring they do not import impure drugs
Friday, November 15, 2019

AHA: Many With Atherosclerotic CVD Not Meeting LDL-C Goals
Of those patients receiving only a statin, 67.0 percent did not achieve recommended LDL-C goal
Friday, November 15, 2019

About 2.7 Million ED Visits Reported for Sports Injuries in 2010 to 2016
Analgesics were given or prescribed at 63.9 percent of ED visits; percentage increased with age
Friday, November 15, 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

WHO to Test, Approve Generic Insulin
Agency says new generic versions could create competition that would drive down prices
Thursday, November 14, 2019

AHA: Intensive BP Control May Increase Life Expectancy
Implementation of treatment according to ACC/AHA 2017 guidelines is cost-effective for high-risk
Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Ibuprofen Does Not Increase Postpartum Blood Pressure
NSAIDs do not up postpartum BP in women with hypertensive disorders of pregnancy and mild HTN
Thursday, November 7, 2019

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