Benefits of Peanut Consumption While Breastfeeding | Feature

Findings from recently published studies, including the LEAP study, have led to rapid acceptance of the introduction of peanuts during the first year of life. “This new

Treatment Model Linked to Drop in Post-Incarceration Overdoses | Feature

Introduction of model to treat opioid use disorder tied to drop in overdose deaths after incarceration

Accelerated Lung Function Decline for Women Who Clean | Feature

Faster decline in women responsible for cleaning at home, occupational cleaners, but not for men

Mental Stress-Induced Myocardial Ischemia Risk Up for Women | Feature

Peripheral vasoconstriction, microvascular dysfunction may affect MSIMI risk in women only

Chronic Opioid Users May Wish to Taper Opioid Use | Feature

In study completers, median morphine equivalent daily dose fell from 288 mg to 150 mg in four months

Prenatal Valproate Exposure May Impact School Performance | Feature

Significant decrease in school performance for offspring exposed to valproate versus lamotrigine

All Physical Activity Tied to Reduced Mortality in Older Men | Feature

Similarly beneficial effect for accumulation of activity in bouts of ≥10 minutes, sporadic minutes

In A-Fib Patients, Stroke Risk Higher for Blacks Than Whites | Feature

Higher risk of ischemic stroke seen before, after atrial fibrillation diagnosis compared with whites

Talking to Teens About Vaccination | Feature

A recent survey suggests that although the vast majority of teenagers and their parents believe it is important for all teens to be vaccinated as recommended by the CDC, vaccination rates among teens are less than optimal. The survey sheds some light on why these rates fall short of Healthy People 2020 goals.

Influenza A(H3N2) Viruses Predominate 2017-2018 Season | Feature

Vaccine effectiveness estimated at 25 percent against A(H3N2)

Follow-Up Lacking for Teen, Young Adult Cancer Survivors | Feature

Many young adult cancer survivors do not follow up properly, independent of disease type or insurance

Rotating Night Shift Work Tied to Increased Odds of T2DM | Feature

Working more night shifts per month linked to increased odds of type 2 diabetes

Treatment Initiation for Depression Low in Primary Care | Feature

Minorities and elderly more unlikely to start depression treatment in the primary care setting

First Blood Test to Help Diagnose Brain Injuries Gets US Approval | News Brief

The first blood test to help doctors diagnose traumatic brain injuries has won US government approval. The move means Banyan Biomarkers can commercialize its test, giving the

Many in Oregon View Alcohol As More Harmful Than Marijuana | News Brief

In survey, 52.5 percent called alcohol more harmful, 40 percent considered the two equally harmful

Patients Want Physicians to Have Greater Connectivity | News Brief

Most patients want greater connectivity, online tools, convenience via SMS, and more time with doctors

Short Stature in Childhood Tied to Higher Stroke Risk in Adulthood | News Brief

Increased risk seen for ischemic stroke in both sexes, intracerebral hemorrhage in men

Rise in Use of Antihypertensives in Delivery With Preeclampsia | News Brief

Treatment trend associated with decreased risk of maternal stroke over same time period

AAP, POSNA Release 5 Pediatric Orthopedic Recommendations | News Brief

Five tests/procedures often inappropriately ordered highlighted as part of Choosing Wisely campaign

Increased Premature Mortality Risk Seen for Single Fathers | News Brief

Risk factors in single dads linked to a higher adjusted mortality risk vs. single mothers, partnered fathers

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