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Frequent energy drink consumption may be harmful to heart

May 29, 2019
Continual consumption of energy drinks was associated with significantly prolonged corrected QT intervals and higher BP rates, according to findings…
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IQOS ignites new debate between tobacco industry, health community

May 29, 2019
A new battle in the decades-long war between tobacco companies and health advocates recently began when the FDA permitted Philip Morris’ IQOS…
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Team sports improve mental health of kids exposed to adversity

May 29, 2019
Research published in JAMA Pediatrics suggests that children exposed to adverse childhood events, or ACEs, who participated in team sports as…
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Recreational athletes’ steroid misuse continues despite knowledge of adverse effects

May 28, 2019
Nearly one-third of men who attended a gym used anabolic steroids despite having at least some understanding of their adverse effects, according to…
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Mediterranean diet: What you need to know

May 28, 2019
May is Mediterranean Diet Month, according to the American Diabetes Association’s Facebook page. The diet, with its high intakes of cereals…
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Overweight, obesity tied to childhood asthma risk

May 24, 2019
Children with overweight or obesity are 30% more likely to develop asthma and nearly twice as likely to develop wheezing symptoms when compared with…
Meeting News

Nearly 1 in 4 older patients not screened for depression

May 23, 2019
Approximately 25% of physician-patient encounters at an academic outpatient geriatrics practice did not result in depression screening and follow-up…
Meeting News

Acculturation to Western lifestyle among ASCVD factors in South Asians

May 23, 2019
MIAMI — The adoption of culturally relevant dietary recommendations and lifestyle changes can play a role in the reduction of atherosclerotic…
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Older teens requiring MenACWY booster are likely to remain unvaccinated

May 23, 2019
Adolescent uptake of meningococcal conjugate vaccine covering serogroups A, C, W and Y, or MenACWY, is lacking among those aged 11 to 18 years…
Meeting News

E-cigarettes may weaken immune system’s response to flu

May 21, 2019
Research presented at the American Thoracic Society’s International Meeting suggests that although e-cigarettes and cigarettes can leave people…
Meeting News

Diabetes self-management strategies decreased fall-risk, injuries in patients with CKD

May 21, 2019
BOSTON — Engaging in regular self-management of diabetes may decrease the risk for both falls and fall-related injuries in patients with…
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Trump administration’s latest challenge to Affordable Care Act rests on shaky legal grounds

May 20, 2019
The Justice Department brief filed on May 1 amounts to the Trump administration picking and choosing what parts of the Affordable Care Act should…
Meeting News

Healthy dietary changes in South Asian adults may reduce CVD risk

May 19, 2019
MIAMI — The preparation of foods common in South Asian cuisines can increase the risk for CVD, but early action and substituting for healthier…
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Grant to fund Chicago-area programs aimed at reducing cancer care disparities

May 19, 2019
The University of Illinois Cancer Center has received a 3-year, $1.5 million grant from the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation to support programs…
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Salt consumption may increase lightheadedness

May 16, 2019
Higher sodium intake was associated with more frequent and severe lightheadedness in patients who followed the Dietary Approaches to Stop…
In the Journals

1 in 7 babies around the world born with low birthweight

May 16, 2019
Findings recently published in The Lancet Global Health suggested that although a decrease in the prevalence of infants born with low birth weight…
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Trump administration’s proposed ‘historic’ changes to primary care needed, but uptake might be limited

May 15, 2019
Experts and medical societies recently indicated that the new voluntary CMS Primary Cares initiative announced by HHS Secretary Alex Azar is a…
In the Journals

Maternal depressive symptoms affect child brain development 10 years later

May 14, 2019
Exposure to perinatal maternal depressive symptoms was linked to brain development in the offspring examined at age 10 years, according to data…
In the Journals

60 seconds can ascertain patients’ social determinants of health

May 13, 2019
Patients’ social determinants of health were determined in 1 minute with a short survey, according to findings recently published in Annals of

44 states sue 20 drug companies, allege drug price inflation of more than 1,000%

May 13, 2019
A coalition of states allege a string of drug companies arranged a scheme that would raise generic drug prices in some instances by more than 1,000%…
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