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CBT, antidepressants equally effective in treating major depressive disorder, per ACP guideline

CBT, antidepressants equally effective in treating major depressive disorder, per ACP guideline

Moderate-quality evidence shows that both methods are efficacious in treating MDD.

Inappropriate antibiotic prescribing in primary care: the effect of behavioral interventions

Inappropriate antibiotic prescribing in primary care: the effect of behavioral interventions

In outpatient primary care settings, various behavioral interventions can reduce the rate of inappropriate antibiotic prescribing practices.

Minimal benzodiazepine use associated with slightly higher risk of dementia

Minimal benzodiazepine use associated with slightly higher risk of dementia

Patients administered low doses of benzodiazepines have an elevated risk of dementia and Alzheimer's disease compared with patients who received higher doses.

Prenatal steroids reduce respiratory complications in late preterm infants

Prenatal steroids reduce respiratory complications in late preterm infants

Administering steroids to pregnant women likely to give birth before 37 weeks can reduce infants' risk of respiratory complications.

How effective are smoking cessation medications?

How effective are smoking cessation medications?

Study results showed no significant difference based on the type of smoking cessation option they were given.

Tdap vaccine moderately effective for 1 year after vaccination

Tdap vaccine moderately effective for 1 year after vaccination

The Tdap vaccine for adolescents provides moderate protection for 1 year after vaccination, after which efficacy declines.

Predicting neurodevelopmental outcomes in children with very low birth weight

Predicting neurodevelopmental outcomes in children with very low birth weight

Four main factors can be used to predict potential neurodevelopmental delays in children born prematurely.

Kidney stones becoming more common among youth, women, African Americans

Kidney stones becoming more common among youth, women, African Americans

The annual incidence of kidney stones has increased 16% between 1997 and 2012

2016 Recommended adult immunization schedule published by ACIP

2016 Recommended adult immunization schedule published by ACIP

The ACIP has released the Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule: United States, 2016, available from the Annals of Internal Medicine and the CDC.

Potato consumption pre-pregnancy linked to diabetes

Potato consumption pre-pregnancy linked to diabetes

Eating more potatoes before pregnancy may be associated with greater risk of gestational diabetes mellitus,

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