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Pregnancy loss increases risk for CVD

February 28, 2019
Several risk factors for CVD such as hypertension, BMI and diabetes were associated with pregnancy loss, according to a study published in The
In the Journals

BMI, cholesterol risk factors greater in women than men over time

February 28, 2019
BMI increased more and total cholesterol decreased less in women compared with men during a 15-year period, according to an analysis of temporal…
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Teens’ recreational opioid use linked to parents’ use

February 27, 2019
Adolescents who used opioid prescriptions for nonmedical reasons were more likely to have a parent who also reported nonmedical prescription opioid…
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Smartphone-based weight-loss program appears as effective as group intervention

February 27, 2019
Attempting to lose weight with the help of a smartphone-based behavioral program may be just as effective as more intensive group-based therapies for…
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Low-value procedures often harm patients

February 26, 2019
Use of low-value procedures was associated with more hospital-acquired complications, according to findings published in JAMA Internal Medicine

YouTube nixes advertising on anti-vaccine content

February 26, 2019
YouTube removed advertising on channels that promoted anti-vaccine content, and the video sharing service announced that they would prevent future…
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Personalized interventions improve BP medication adherence

February 26, 2019
Automated, personalized text and voice message interventions were feasible ways to improve adherence to hypertension medications as an adjunct to…
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Cervical cancer study suggests ‘global elimination is within reach’

February 26, 2019
A rapid scale-up of HPV vaccination and screening could effectively eliminate
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Use of text messages to screen for postpartum depression holds promise

February 25, 2019
Using text messages to screen for and educate about postpartum depression was well-accepted, sensitive and feasible in a study of almost 1,000 women…

Gender minorities face additional barriers to health care

February 24, 2019
Health care providers may feel ill-equipped to handle the unique issues that some patients of a gender or sexual minority face, but many small shifts…
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Waist-to-hip ratio predicts 10-year risk for ischemic stroke

February 23, 2019
Ten-year risk for ischemic stroke was predicted by a higher waist-to-hip ratio, according to data presented at the International Stroke…
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National Collaborative for Health Equity aims to level the playing field

February 22, 2019
Racial and ethnic disparities in health care in the United States have confounded experts for decades. An important reason for this is that the…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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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