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State-Specific Variation in Asthma Rates Among Employed Adults

Highest prevalence for those in information industry in Massachusetts, health care support in Michigan

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Menopausal Status Linked to Faster Lung Function Decline

Transitional, postmenopausal women have increases in adjusted mean forced vital capacity decline

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Potentially Unsafe Med Scripts Up for Dual Users With Dementia

Rates of PUM are higher among veterans with dementia using VA-Medicare Part D system

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Depression, Suicide Ideation Prevalent in Medical Students

Prevalence of depression or depressive symptoms is 27.2 percent; suicide ideation, 11.1 percent

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Social Media Rarely Used by Plastic Surgeons

6 percent of posts about plastic surgery by plastic surgeons; 37 percent of these self-promotional

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Attempted Suicide Rates, Risk Groups Mostly Unchanged

Men more often resort to violent means, while women turn to poisoning, drowning

Radiological Society of North America, Nov. 27- Dec. 2

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Announcement Training Ups HPV Vaccination for Adolescents

Training providers in announcements can increase HPV vaccination coverage for girls and boys

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Pubic Hair Grooming Tied to Heightened Risk of STIs

Researchers find extreme groomers have four-fold risk of contracting sexually transmitted infection

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Patient Mortality Up With End-of-Rotation Team Transition

Adherence to national recommendations regarding ideal rotation policies ranged from 6 to 67 percent

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young baby sleeping, studio picture

Diagnosis of Infantile Spasms Too Often Delayed

Parents, doctors may not recognize infantile spasms early enough to prevent brain damage

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Post-Op Readmission Linked to Delays in Functional Recovery

Having two or more readmissions within 18 months linked to elevated risk of dependence in IADL, ADL

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Resistance Band Exercise Aids Nursing Home Residents

Less depression, behavioral problems seen among wheelchair-bound participants

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Colonic Diverticular Disease May Increase Dementia Risk

In large Taiwanese cohort, overall rate of dementia higher in group with disease than in controls

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Clinical Practice Guidelines Cut Pediatric Hospitalizations for DKA

Shorter hospitalizations among children with diabetic ketoacidosis after guideline implementation

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HPV16 DNA From Fine-Needle Aspirations OK for Diagnosis

Presence of HPV16 DNA is strong indicator of HPV-positive oropharyngeal cancer

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Erectile Dysfunction Tied to Subclinical Myocardial Injury

Findings based on association between ED, levels of circulating cardiac troponin I

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Low Thromboembolism Risk for Contraceptive Use in Diabetes

Among women with diabetes, lowest rates seen with use of intrauterine and subdermal contraceptives

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Strategies ID’d for Integration of Nurse Practitioners Into ICUs

Successful integration requires strategic planning to define their role, develop program for training

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Many With Postconcussion Syndrome Don’t Recover

Only 27 percent of population recovered; 67 percent of those who recovered did so in first year

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