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Preventive measures may help reduce CVD risk in younger women

February 21, 2019
Early intervention for Canadian women younger than 50 years may be beneficial in identifying and managing high risk for CVD, according to a review…
In the Journals

Awareness of increased CVD risk low among patients with RA

February 20, 2019
A vast majority of patients with rheumatoid arthritis were unaware of an association between the disease and the development of CVD, according to…
In the Journals

Sedentary lifestyle increases risk for CVD in older women

February 19, 2019
Older women who were sedentary for long periods of time throughout the day had an increased risk for CVD, according to a study published in…
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E-cigarette use rises among patients with cancer

February 18, 2019
Rates of electronic cigarette use among patients with cancer have risen over the past several years as rates of conventional smoking have remained…
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‘Everyone has a role to play’ in addressing the STD crisis

Infectious Diseases in Children, February 2019
According to the CDC, 2.3 million new cases of the three nationally notifiable sexually transmitted diseases — chlamydia, gonorrhea and…
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Type 2 diabetes weakens immune function

February 15, 2019
Adults with type 2 diabetes have lower natural killer cell activity compared with those with normal glucose tolerance or prediabetes, according to…
In the Journals

More evidence-based mental health interventions needed for minority youth

February 14, 2019
There are now more evidence-based psychosocial interventions for ethnic minority youth than a decade ago, according to an updated review. Currently…
In the Journals

Artificially sweetened beverages increase risk for stroke in women

February 14, 2019
Patients who had a high intake of artificially sweetened beverages had increased risks for stroke, CHD, small artery occlusion ischemic stroke and…
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Mandatory screening helped stop TB outbreak among Atlanta homeless

February 13, 2019
A comprehensive public health approach that included mandatory screening helped stop an outbreak of drug-resistant tuberculosis in Atlanta homeless…
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Traditional risk factors ‘contribute greatly’ to disease in adults with HIV

February 12, 2019
Study findings showed that traditional risk factors such as smoking, high cholesterol, hypertension and chronic hepatitis C virus infection…
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Low physical fitness, obesity in adolescents linked to disability later

February 12, 2019
Individuals with low cardiorespiratory fitness and obesity during their teenage years were more likely to have chronic disability later in life due…
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Sex, race gap in secondary stroke prevention attributed to income, education

February 12, 2019
Income and education play a role in significant sex and racial disparities in secondary stroke preventive measures, according to data presented at…
In the Journals

Half of US children with mental health disorders are not treated

February 11, 2019
An estimated 7.7 million American children have depression, anxiety or ADHD, according to a study published in JAMA Pediatrics. However, nearly half…
In the Journals

Half of US children with mental health disorders are not treated

Infectious Diseases in Children, March 2019
An estimated 7.7 million American children have depression, anxiety or ADHD, according to a study published in JAMA Pediatrics. However, nearly half…
In the Journals Plus

Increased awareness, unchanged behavior follow prediabetes diagnosis in Hispanic women

February 8, 2019
Hispanic women with diagnosed prediabetes were no more likely to report making lifestyle changes to prevent the development of type 2 diabetes vs…
In the Journals

CDC: Only half of US adults know all common heart attack symptoms

February 7, 2019
Just 50.2% of American adults knew all five common symptoms of myocardial infarction in 2017, according to findings published in MMWR. This is an…

Trump’s drug-pricing proposal a step forward, but may not have significant impact

February 6, 2019
The Trump Administration proposed a new rule last week to lower prices of prescription drugs and out-of-pocket costs by encouraging manufacturers to…
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Flu vaccine was 38% effective last season, 22% effective against H3N2

February 6, 2019
The influenza vaccine was 38% effective overall during the 2017-2018 influenza season in the United States, and 22% effective against the predominant…

AMA: Prior authorization hurdles cause negative health outcomes

February 5, 2019
More than 90% of physicians reported prior authorization requirements had a negative impact on patient clinical outcomes and that prior authorization…
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Gut bacteria linked to mental health

February 5, 2019
Specific bacterial strains that reside in the gut can produce compounds that interact with the brain causing mental health issues, such as…
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