Feature

Battle over Affordable Care Act resurfaces

April 9, 2019
Legal and political battles have put the fate of the Affordable Care Act, and health care for millions of Americans, back into the spotlight and…
In the Journals

Dietary supplements demonstrate no mortality benefits

April 8, 2019
While adequate intake of certain nutrients derived from food was associated with lower all-cause mortality, nutrients derived from supplements were…
In the Journals

Diabetes creates 'hidden tax' for US residents

April 8, 2019
The average annual cost of diabetes for the entire U.S. population rose 13% between 2012 and 2017, according to findings presented in Diabetes
Commentary

The alphabet soup of primary CV prevention

Cardiology Today, April 2019
Aparna Sajja, MD; Vincent A. Pallazola, MD; Roger S. Blumenthal, MD; Seth S. Martin, MD MHS
The 2019 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Guideline on the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease, recently released…
In the Journals

1 in 5 deaths worldwide linked to poor diet

April 4, 2019
In 2017, a poor diet, defined as one high in sodium and low in whole grains and fruits, contributed to 11 million deaths globally, accounting for…
Meeting News

Self-help app helps reduce depression, anxiety symptoms

April 3, 2019
A popular smartphone app based on cognitive behavioral therapy and mindfulness showed efficacy in individuals with symptoms of anxiety and…

Physicians, advocates testify to insulin rationing due to unpredictable, high pricing

April 3, 2019
WASHINGTON — Diabetes stakeholders and patient advocates once again brought their concerns regarding rising insulin prices before Congress on…
In the Journals

Physical therapy ball pits filled with bacteria that may make children sick

April 3, 2019
Researchers found microbial colonization of balls located in pediatric physical therapy ball pits, according to a study published in the American
Feature

Experts discuss rare link between concussion, suicide

April 2, 2019
The most recent CDC data show an estimated 329,290 children were treated in United States for sports and recreation-related injuries that included a…

Q&A: Campaign fights Kentucky’s high rates of antibiotic prescriptions

April 2, 2019
A new public health awareness campaign is focusing on antibiotic overuse in Kentucky, the U.S. state with the highest rate of antibiotic use. The…
In the Journals

Lifetime risk for hypertension exceeds 75% for black adults, white men

March 31, 2019
Black men, black women and white men have a lifetime risk for hypertension of more than 75%, a figure that has risen since publication of the 2017…
Meeting News

Testosterone therapy provides multiple benefits in obesity treatment

March 31, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — Long-term testosterone therapy may not only help men with obesity and hypogonadism to lose weight, but it may have other useful…
In the JournalsPerspective

Hookah exposure consistent with carbon monoxide poisoning

March 28, 2019
Many teens and young adults who present to EDs and other health care facilities for poisonings after hookah or waterpipe use have signs and symptoms…
In the Journals

More than 50% of health care trainees work despite flu symptoms

March 27, 2019
A high percentage of trainees and program leaders — 54% and 26%, respectively — reported that they showed up to work with influenza-like…
In the Journals

Youth exposed to highest levels of air pollution report psychotic experiences

March 27, 2019
Exposure to air pollution was associated with psychotic experiences during adolescence, according to findings from a cohort study of children born in…
Meeting News

Birth control pill for men shows promise

March 27, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — Healthy men who received either a 200-mg or 400-mg modified testosterone pill daily experienced an effect that mirrored effective…
In the JournalsPerspective

Nearly 60% of eligible patients never offered statin therapy

March 27, 2019
Statin therapy was not offered to more than half of patients who were eligible for the therapy, which may potentially be associated with the concern…
In the Journals

Cannabis-related ED visits increase 3-fold after legalization in Colorado

March 25, 2019
Cannabis-related ED visits were most often linked to inhaled cannabis, but edible cannabis was associated with acute psychiatric visits and ED visits…
Meeting NewsPerspective

Seven alcoholic drinks per week enough to increase odds of hypertension

March 25, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — Moderate and heavy alcohol drinkers appear to have an increased prevalence of both stage 1 and stage 2 hypertension, according to…
Advanced Practice

Remote partnerships with APPs reduce access gaps

HemOnc Today, March 25, 2019
Mark Hyde, PhD, PA-C
Editor’s note: HemOnc Today’s columns for advanced practice providers (APPs) tackle common issues APPs face, discuss day-to-day practice
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