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Bulimia nervosa associated with increased risk for cardiovascular diseases among women

October 16, 2019
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Despite new guidelines, CVD prevention barriers remain for some patients

October 16, 2019
CHICAGO — Updated guidelines provide clear CVD prevention strategies for most patients, but barriers to optimal treatment in some patients remain, including issues…
In the Journals

Charlson Comorbidity Index score may help predict hospital readmission for patients on dialysis

October 16, 2019
Among patients who received maintenance dialysis, those who had higher Charlson Comorbidity Index scores were more likely to have unplanned 30-day hospital readmissions…
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Should all pregnant women in the US be screened for hepatitis C?

Infectious Diseases in Children, October 2019
In August, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force issued a draft recommendation that encourages clinicians to screen all adults aged 18 to 79 years for HCV infection
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