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Physician Attitude Important Factor in Patients Switching PCP

June 27, 2017. 7:00 PM EST. Other variables that encourage patients to leave include cost, bedside manner, comfort of facility Read article


Carpal Tunnel Up With Increased Electronic Device Use

June 23, 2017 Especially for those who spend more than five hours a day on their devices, researchers say

CDC: Zika Can Be Found in Placental, Fetal Tissue at Birth

June 23, 2017 Of 546 live births with possible maternal Zika virus, 11 percent proved positive

1991-2014 Saw Minimal Change in Health Spending Per State

June 22, 2017 Recession and recovery, implementation of health reform impacted health care coverage

Isotretinoin May Impair Wound Healing After Tattoo

June 22, 2017 Case report describes 19-year-old woman who had unsatisfactory aesthetic result from tattooing

Nearly 60 Percent With Conjunctivitis Fill Antibiotic Rx

June 22, 2017 Blacks and Latinos less likely to fill prescriptions; higher-income, educated patients more likely to fill rx

Valproic Acid Concentration Drops With Ketogenic Diet

June 22, 2017 Changes in serum concentrations of other anti-epileptic drugs not found to be significant

CDC: Number of U.S. Counties With Zika-Carrying Mosquitoes Up

June 21, 2017 Surveillance also spotted increase in mosquitoes that transmit dengue, chikungunya viruses

USPSTF Concludes Screening for Obesity Beneficial for Children

June 20, 2017 B recommendation supports screening for children and adolescents aged 6 and older

Medications Underutilized for Treating Youth Opioid Abuse

June 19, 2017 Few young people aged 13 to 25 receiving buprenorphine or naltrexone

Firearms Kill or Wound 7,000 U.S. Children Annually

June 19, 2017 53 percent of deaths are homicides, 38 percent are suicides, 6 percent are unintentional

U.S. Teens Appear to Be As Sedentary As 60-Year-Olds

June 19, 2017 The lack of exercise more evident among females than males, researchers say

Depression Inversely Linked to Body Composition in Teens

June 19, 2017 SSRIs positively related to body composition, with differential effects for different meds

PCSK9 Increased in Females, Youth With Type 1 Diabetes

June 19, 2017 Among youth with T1DM, PCSK9 linked to HbA1c, triglycerides, cholesterol, LDL cholesterol, ApoB

CDC: 2015 to 2016 Saw Drop in Youth Tobacco Use

June 16, 2017 Significant decrease in e-cigarette use from 3 million in 2015 to 2.2 million in 2016

Unusual Measles Outbreak Described in Ontario in Early 2015

June 16, 2017 All 18 cases were suggested to have derived from a single importation of measles virus genotype D4