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CDC: Fatal Drug Overdoses More Than Doubled Since 1999

February 24, 2017. 8:00 PM EST. Whites, middle-aged adults hardest hit, researchers find Read article

OTHER JOURNAL ARTICLES

Similar Outcomes for Disc Surgery in Older, Younger Patients

February 24, 2017 But older patients have a higher risk of minor complications, longer hospital stays

Central Adiposity More Harmful Than Obesity in Older Women

February 24, 2017 While a few extra pounds don't up mortality risk, central adiposity does, study contends

Large-Scale Skin Cancer Screening Initiative Feasible

February 24, 2017 Screened patients more likely to be diagnosed with melanoma and thinner invasive melanoma

Internet-Based CBT Effective for Depressive Symptoms

February 24, 2017 Self-guided internet-based CBT significantly more effective for symptom severity, tx response

Burnout Is Prevalent Among Pediatric Residents

February 24, 2017 Residents with burnout have increased odds of suboptimal patient care attitudes, behaviors

Transradial Intervention, Same-Day Discharge Cost Saving in PCI

February 24, 2017 TRI with SDD lowers costs for Medicare beneficiaries undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention

DPP-4i Treatment Doesn’t Up MI, Stroke Risk in Seniors

February 24, 2017 No increased risk for DPP-4i versus sulfonylureas, thiazolidinediones in older Medicare population

Cytomegalovirus May Up Risk of Diabetes, CVD in Some Women

February 23, 2017 Conversely, for women with extreme obesity, CMV may offer protection against CVD, DM

Ultrasound Does Not Appear to Speed Up Fracture Healing

February 23, 2017 Detailed review shows LIPUS does not improve outcomes important to patients

Cyberattacks Remain Serious Threat to Health Providers

February 23, 2017 Processes, technology should be boosted against cyberthreats, which are becoming more sophisticated

MRI Can Be Safe for Patients With Older Pacemakers, ICDs

February 23, 2017 However, strict procedures need to be followed

Gestational Weight Gain Linked to Psychosis Risk in Children

February 23, 2017 Insufficient weight gain linked to increased risk for schizophrenia in offspring later in life

Lanadelumab Active in Angioedema With C1 Inhibitor Deficiency

February 23, 2017 Reduced cleavage of high-molecular-weight kininogen and reduction in attacks of angioedema

Supplemental MRI Improves Detection of Breast Cancer

February 23, 2017 MR imaging screening has high specificity and positive predictive value in average risk women

Drug Combo May Help Combat Hearing Loss

February 23, 2017 Lgr5-expressing cells differentiate into hair cells in high yield; >11,500 hair cells from single cochlea