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Depression, Anxiety Prevalent in Hospice Caregivers

Younger age and poorer self-rated global health are risk factors for both depression and anxiety

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Drug-Induced Lupus Seen With Adalimumab Treatment

Patient with psoriasis developed muscle pain with paresthesia, ANA titer elevation with adalimumab

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albacore on ice background

Increase in Foodborne Disease Outbreaks Tied to Imported Food

Aquatic products responsible for 55 percent of outbreaks, produce accounts for 33 percent

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ICU Appears Overused for Some Patients With Heart, Lung Disease

Researchers find no difference in mortality rates, but higher costs for intensive care for some patients

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Early Physical Therapy Not Tied to Lower Health Care Use Later On

Findings among older adults presenting with a new episode of low back pain

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Annoyed young teen with folded arms

Excess BMI Ups Risk of T1DM in Autoantibody-Positive Relatives

Increased diabetes progression risk occurred at lower cumulative excess BMI index in children <12

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soldiers silhouette at sunset

Post-Deployment Screening Has Limited Benefit in U.K. Military

Screening based on tailored advice does not reduce prevalence of disorders or increase help-seeking

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Happy doctor caring about young pregnant woman in hospital

AAP Urges Doctors Not to Punish Pregnant Women for Opioid Use

Group says better prevention and treatment, not jail time, would stem surge in drug-addicted newborns

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OD Risk Up in Children Whose Mothers Are Prescribed Opioids

Second study finds opioids stored unsafely in many households with children

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Gluten-Free Diet Linked to Increased Levels of Toxic Metals

Those on gluten-free diet had higher concentrations of urinary total arsenic, blood total mercury

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pregnancy784

Optimal Length of Pregnancy With GDM Questioned

Association of GDM with increased risk of perinatal mortality remains controversial subject

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Postpartum Depression Also Affects New Fathers

Men who are stressed or in poor health seem to be at highest risk

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Doctors Often Write Rx for Antibiotics If Patients Expect It

Findings held true even if doctor did not suspect bacterial infection

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Antibiotics Could Be Alternative to Surgery for Appendicitis

Findings from review of uncomplicated appendicitis cases

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D.C. Zika Tests Were Flawed

One of the issues with tests was a mathematical error

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CDC: Influenza Vaccine 48 Percent Effective Overall

More severe H3N2 strain a factor in reduced coverage

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SS36041

Metformin Use Linked to Less Vitamin B12 Measurement

Metformin users are less likely to receive vitamin B12 testing after adjustment for confounding variables

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Direct Admission to PCI Center Reduces Mortality in STEMI

Direct admission, shorter symptoms-to-admission time predict significantly lower 12-month mortality

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Bariatric Surgery Tied to T2DM Resolution in Obese Patients

Surgery plus intensive medical therapy found more effective than intensive medical therapy alone

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Doctors’ Opioid Rx Patterns Tied to Patient Risk for Long-Term Use

Patients 30 percent more likely to abuse opioids if their ER physician prescribes them frequently

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