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Diabetes Prevalence by Type in the United States: CDC report

Diabetes Prevalence by Type in the United States: CDC report

The CDC conducted a study to estimate the prevalence of diagnosed diabetes among adults in 2016 by primary type.

Epilepsy Associated With Increased Risk of Unnatural Death

Epilepsy Associated With Increased Risk of Unnatural Death

Patients with epilepsy have a greater risk of unnatural mortality than individuals without the disorder and should take greater precautions when taking certain medications.

Addition of Peripheral Nerve Blocks Beneficial for TKA

Addition of Peripheral Nerve Blocks Beneficial for TKA

Lower numeric rating scale pain scores on ambulation on postoperative days zero, one, and two

Helping to End Addiction: NIH Initiative Addresses Opioid Epidemic

Helping to End Addiction: NIH Initiative Addresses Opioid Epidemic

National Institutes of Health Director, Francis Collins, MD, PhD, announced on April 4, 2018 the launch of the Helping to End Addiction Long-Term Initiative.

Opiate Use Linked to Early Mortality in IBD Patients

Opiate Use Linked to Early Mortality in IBD Patients

Heavy use in Crohn's, heavy or moderate use in ulcerative colitis tied to increased risk of death

Elder Abuse Not Associated With Risk of Chronic Pain

Elder Abuse Not Associated With Risk of Chronic Pain

Findings based on two-year follow-up of a large, community-dwelling cohort in Malaysia

Neuroscience Education, Motor Control Training Ease Spinal Pain

Neuroscience Education, Motor Control Training Ease Spinal Pain

Pain neuroscience education, targeted motor control training more effective for chronic spinal pain

Smartphone App May Boost Medication Adherence in Hypertension

Smartphone App May Boost Medication Adherence in Hypertension

But use of the app not linked to a change in systolic blood pressure in poorly controlled hypertension

Bully for Us: Confronting Medicine's Bullying Problem

Bully for Us: Confronting Medicine's Bullying Problem

The culture of bullying — widespread across the medical field — has been linked to poorer patient outcomes. So why can't physicians stop bullying in its tracks?

Switching from Branded to Authorized Generic Drugs Linked to Lower Switchback Rate

Switching from Branded to Authorized Generic Drugs Linked to Lower Switchback Rate

Switching back to branded drugs is more likely in generic drug than authorized generic drugs.

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