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2016 Saw Increase in Number of Physicians Since 2010 Census

July 27, 2017. 7:00 PM EST. Increase in actively licensed U.S. physician-to-population ratio from 2010 to 2016 Read article

OTHER JOURNAL ARTICLES

Health Benefits of Healthy Lifestyle Quantified in U.S.

July 26, 2017 At age 50, individuals with healthy lifestyle had seven years longer life expectancy, delay in disability

Nearly All Donated Brains From NFL Players Show CTE

July 25, 2017 Researchers found evidence of the degenerative brain disease in 110 out of 111 deceased NFL players

Guidelines Developed for Art Therapy for Children With ASD

July 25, 2017 Domains of importance ID'd in surveys include art therapist's level of experience, choice of art materials

Greater Engagement for Patients Who Read Visit Notes

July 25, 2017 Patients value confirming and remembering next steps, quicker access and results, sharing information

ADHD Rx Associated With a Lower Risk for Alcohol, Drug Abuse

July 25, 2017 Linked to a 35 percent lower risk among men and 31 percent lower risk among women

Continuing Statin After Adverse Rx Tied to Lower Cardiac Risk

July 25, 2017 Continued statin prescription linked to lower incidence of cardiovascular events and death

Fasting Plasma Glucose, HbA1c Linked to Alzheimer’s in T2DM

July 25, 2017 Independent associations for FPG coefficient of variation and HbA1c CV in patients with T2DM

Mortality, Second Stroke Risk Up for Initially Stable Survivors

July 24, 2017 Ongoing care is essential to prevent recurrence, researchers say

MYCN Copy Number Tied to Poor Features in Neuroblastoma

July 24, 2017 Patients with MYCN gain had inferior outcomes, including lowest response rate after chemo

fMRI, EEG May Detect Consciousness in TBI Patients

July 21, 2017 Bedside exams often miss subtle signs that patient is 'awake,' researchers say

Perceived Physical Activity Level Predicts Mortality

July 21, 2017 Association persists even after adjustment for confounders, including actual physical activity

Educational Intervention Doesn’t Up Hand, Stethoscope Hygiene

July 21, 2017 No significant increase in hand hygiene; stethoscope hygiene remained at zero after intervention

‘Life’s Simple 7’ Adherence in 20s Tied to Better Brain Health Later

July 20, 2017 Following lifestyle recommendations in young adulthood pays off later, researchers say

68Ga-Somatostatin Analog PET-CT Linked to Reduced Costs

July 20, 2017 Reduced costs versus 111In-octreotide scintigraphy for imaging neuroendocrine tumors

Chronic Disease Risk Rises With Even Slow, Steady Weight Gain

July 19, 2017 As little as 11 pounds gained from early to middle adulthood tied to significantly elevated risk