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Walking intervention tied to long-term health benefits

June 25, 2019
Short-term walking interventions using pedometers resulted in fewer cardiovascular events and fractures after 4 years as well as sustained increases…
In the Journals

Adolescent suicides reach highest recorded rate since 2000

June 25, 2019
The suicide rate for adolescents aged 15 to 19 years and young adults aged 20 to 24 years increased in 2017 to its highest point since 2000…
In the Journals

At least half of Ebola outbreaks may go undetected, researchers estimate

June 25, 2019
At least half of all Ebola outbreaks have gone undetected since the virus was first reported in 1976, researchers estimated. “Emerging…
Breaking News

Trump issues executive order intended to make health care costs more affordable, transparent

June 24, 2019
President Donald J. Trump issued an executive order Monday afternoon that seeks to make certain health care prices more affordable. Trump said…
In the Journals

Trauma among sexual minority women heightens cardiometabolic risk

June 21, 2019
Lesbian and bisexual women who reported experiencing childhood, adulthood or lifetime trauma were more likely to report obesity, hypertension and…
In the Journals

Many risk factors contribute to post-injury mental health among black men

June 21, 2019
In a cohort of urban black men with serious injuries, contributors to post-injury mental health issues were early adverse childhood exposures…
In the JournalsPerspective

Fewer than 15% of patients undergo diabetes screening

June 21, 2019
The rate of diabetes screening in the U.S. rose from 2012 to 2015 but still remained below 15%, according to findings recently published in the…
In the Journals

Further adherence assessment needed in patients with apparent treatment-resistant hypertension

June 19, 2019
Physicians often fail to confirm treatment adherence in patients with apparent treatment-resistant hypertension, suggesting that physicians cannot…
In the Journals

Medicare savings program not associated with improved quality, spending

June 18, 2019
Medicare Shared Savings Program participation was not tied to improvements in spending, quality of care or outcomes, according to study results…
In the JournalsPerspective

With equal access to care, prostate cancer outcomes similar among black, white men

June 17, 2019
After controlling for nonbiological variations such as access to care and standardized treatment, black men with nonmetastatic prostate cancer had…

Trump administration sued over requirement to include drug prices in TV ads

June 17, 2019
Amgen, Merck, Eli Lilly and the Association of National Advertisers sued the Trump administration last week, seeking to avoid complying with an HHS…
Meeting News

AMA: End non-medical vaccine exemptions

June 14, 2019
The AMA voted to expand its previous policy to advocate for programs or legislature that incentivize states to end nonmedical exemptions for mandated…
In the Journals

Many people with mental health disorders do not receive treatment

June 14, 2019
Most U.S. adults with mental health disorders have not received treatment for their conditions in the last year, and treatment rates were especially…
Meeting News

Smoking, sedentary behavior, alcohol use among factors tied to PAD events

June 13, 2019
In a machine-learning analysis presented at the Society for Vascular Surgery Vascular Annual Meeting, smoking, lack of physical activity and alcohol…
In the Journals

Experts suggest areas of focus for future gun violence research

June 13, 2019
A team of researchers known as the Firearm Safety Among Children and Teens, or FACTS, Consortium have identified specific areas in which urgent…
Meeting News

Vitamin D fails at diabetes prevention

June 11, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Adults with prediabetes who received daily vitamin D supplementation for 2.5 years were just as likely to develop type 2…
In the Journals

Home BP monitoring essential for patients with ‘white coat’ hypertension

June 10, 2019
Patients with ‘white coat hypertension’ – normal BP at home but elevated BP at the physician’s office - often did not…
In the Journals

Researchers debunk claim that medical marijuana is solution to opioid crisis

June 10, 2019
Legalization of medical cannabis did not reduce the rate of opioid overdose deaths, according to a report recently published in the Proceedings of
Meeting News

Suboptimal fruit, vegetable intake linked to 2.8 million heart-related deaths

June 10, 2019
Worldwide, almost 3 million CVD deaths may be linked to insufficient intakes of fruits, vegetables and legumes, according to research presented at…

US may soon lose measles elimination status, CDC says

June 7, 2019
The United States may soon lose the measles elimination status it achieved in 2000, the CDC recently warned. The warning came just before the number…
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