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Three Issues to Consider Before Selecting EHR
Work flow, features and functionality, and technical infrastructure should all be considered
Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Too Few Prostate Cancer Patients Receiving Active Surveillance
Researchers find 12 percent or fewer U.S. men with low-risk prostate cancer getting active surveillance
Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Physician-Provided Oral Health Services Cut Dental Caries
However, no improvement in subsequent use of treatment services in dental settings
Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Increased Morbidity, Mortality in Food System Industries
Higher morbidity and occupation mortality rates for food system versus nonfood system industries
Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Web Process to Provide Timely Guidance in HCV Management
Living document developed, which will reside online and provide up-to-date recommendations
Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Trauma, PTSD May Raise Women's Odds of CVD
Increased risk, but research doesn't establish cause-and-effect relationship
Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Low-Calorie Diet May Improve Heart Rate Variability in Diabetes
Vagal activity tied to enhanced oxidative glucose utilization, not insulin sensitivity
Monday, June 29, 2015

AAP Evaluates Potential Impact of Telemedicine in Pediatrics
Telemedicine has potential to improve access and physician workforce shortages
Monday, June 29, 2015

CDC Examines Prevalence of Undiagnosed HIV
Percentage of people living with diagnosed HIV varies from 77 to ≥90 percent
Monday, June 29, 2015

U.S. Children Experience High Rates of Assault, Abuse
Long-term effects include poor mental and physical health, researchers say
Monday, June 29, 2015

Maternal Hyperglycemia Not Linked to Obesity in Offspring
Higher maternal fasting plasma glucose not linked to obesity after adjustment for maternal BMI
Monday, June 29, 2015

As U.S. Smoking Rate Drops, Smokers More Likely to Quit
Efforts to discourage the smoking have made it less acceptable, experts say
Monday, June 29, 2015

H3N2 Mutation to Blame for Low Efficacy of 2014-15 Flu Vaccine
Strain of H3N2 virus that was circulating did not match strain used in vaccine
Monday, June 29, 2015

U.S. Dietary Guidelines Will No Longer Focus on Fat
Nutrition experts endorse decision to drop restrictions, focus on quality of food instead
Monday, June 29, 2015

Many Primary Care Physicians Misinformed About Opioids
Nearly half questioned were misinformed about potential for abuse
Monday, June 29, 2015

Indiana Lifts Ban on Needle Exchange to Curb HIV Outbreak
Surge in needle use in rural Indiana linked to inappropriate prescribing of opioid medications
Monday, June 29, 2015

Teens Unfamiliar With Harms of Marijuana, E-Cigarettes
Focus group of 24 adolescents finds they do understand dangers of cigarettes
Friday, June 26, 2015

Older Adults Often Use Electronic Devices While Driving
Ninety-one percent use radio, 79 percent adjust dashboard controls, 56 percent use cellphone
Friday, June 26, 2015

New Rapid Ebola Test Shows Promise in African Clinics
Researchers say fast detection would dramatically improve containment efforts
Friday, June 26, 2015

C-Section, Autism Spectrum Disorder Link Questioned
No correlation seen for elective, emergency cesarean section in sibling control analysis
Friday, June 26, 2015

High-Sensitivity CRP Linked to Incident Type 2 Diabetes
Association seen for African-Americans, especially among those with lesser degree of insulin resistance
Friday, June 26, 2015

Cognition Tests May Help ID Alzheimer's Risk Decades Earlier
Low score could be early warning sign for the disease up to 18 years before diagnosis
Friday, June 26, 2015

SCOTUS Upholds Subsidies for Affordable Care Act
Ruling preserves tax credits for 6.4 million people in 34 states
Friday, June 26, 2015

Pharmacist-Managed Warfarin Therapy Beats Usual Care
Percentage of time in therapeutic range, major bleeding events, hospitalization all in favor of PMWT
Thursday, June 25, 2015

Vitamin B12 Alters Transcriptome of Skin Microbiota
And B12 supplementation in P. acnes cultures found to promote production of porphyrins
Thursday, June 25, 2015

Providers' Electronic Notes Tied to Better Glycemic Control
Higher documentation of lifestyle counseling tied to lower time to HbA1c targets
Thursday, June 25, 2015

Global Public Awareness of Venous Thromboembolism Is Low
Lower proportion of respondents aware of thrombosis, DVT, PE versus heart attack, stroke
Thursday, June 25, 2015

Prenatal Exposure to H2 Blockers, PPIs Ups Asthma Risk
Small but significantly increased risk of asthma in offspring; higher risk with greater exposure
Thursday, June 25, 2015

Atraumatic Needles Prevent Postdural Puncture Headache
Significantly lower incidence of PDPH with atraumatic S-type versus traumatic Q-type needles
Thursday, June 25, 2015

Variable Symptoms for Acid-Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein Allergy
Patients manifest symptoms of HWP-wheat-dependent exercise-induced anaphylaxis, urticaria
Thursday, June 25, 2015

Intradermal HBV Vaccine Efficient for Intramuscular Nonresponders
No reports of adverse events with intradermal recombinant HBsAg-based vaccine
Thursday, June 25, 2015

Lack of Consistent Supplement Use Documentation for Inpatients
While more than half of patients used prior to hospitalization, most were not asked upon admission
Thursday, June 25, 2015


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