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Team-based care may be more effective than traditional practice management in primary care

Team-based care may be more effective than traditional practice management in primary care

Researchers compared quality of care, acute care use, and program investment costs of team-based care and traditional practices.

Many parents place their infants in unsafe sleep environments

Many parents place their infants in unsafe sleep environments

Many parents do not place their infants in a supine position, or place them on nonrecommended surfaces with loose items.

The flu shot versus flu nasal spray—which is more effective?

The flu shot versus flu nasal spray—which is more effective?

In a study of pediatric patients, vaccine coverage in both LAIV and IIV groups was similar.

Oily fish consumption may lower diabetic retinopathy risk in type 2 diabetes

Oily fish consumption may lower diabetic retinopathy risk in type 2 diabetes

A target intake of at least 500 mg/d is recommended to combat sight-threatening diabetic retinopathy.

Drug may slow renal disease progression in type 2 diabetes

Drug may slow renal disease progression in type 2 diabetes

Canagliflozin 100 mg or 300 mg slowed kidney decline compared with glimepiride.

AHA advisory: Sedentary behavior may increase cardiovascular morbidity and mortality

AHA advisory: Sedentary behavior may increase cardiovascular morbidity and mortality

The American Heart Association has released a science advisory regarding the cardiovascular risks associated with sedentary behavior.

Acetaminophen use during pregnancy linked to higher risk of childhood behavioral problems

Acetaminophen use during pregnancy linked to higher risk of childhood behavioral problems

Children exposed to acetaminophen prenatally had an increased risk of multiple behavioral difficulties.

Preventing bronchopulmonary dysplasia in preterm infants

Preventing bronchopulmonary dysplasia in preterm infants

Seven ventilation strategies were compared for efficacy in a study of 5598 preterm infants.

New guideline for managing kidney stones is released

New guideline for managing kidney stones is released

Guideline from the American Urological Association has been revised to incorporate the management of patients with staghorn renal stones.

Vital sign instability at hospital discharge linked to increased mortality risk

Vital sign instability at hospital discharge linked to increased mortality risk

Nearly 17% of patients exhibiting one unstable vital sign at hospital discharge were readmitted or died within 30 days.

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