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There was a reduced risk of anemia at 8 and 12 months for infants at high risk of iron deficiency anemia.
Few treatment programs deal with substance abuse in expectant moms, this federal report says.
Decrease in MRSA HAI rates in acute care, spinal cord injury units and long-term-care facilities.
Medications may increase the susceptibility to bacterium that causes the sexually transmitted disease.
Four US hospitals had a wide variety of species that were resistant to antibiotics of last resort.
The new guideline says that therapy should begin after systolic BP meets or exceeds 150 mm Hg.
The highest health impact was HTN screening and treatment; lowest for aspirin counseling.
The dominant strain right now is H3N2, CDC epidemiologist notes.
Overall, 80.6% of clinicians report never having received training on transgender patient care.
Higher smoking and obesity rates, as well as lower use of seat belts are some possible explanations.
Marijuana use can ease chronic pain, chemo-related nausea and muscle spasms in MS, but researchers cite the risks, too.
Higher primary care physician involvement is linked to less intensive and lower cost end-of-life care.
There were significantly increased odds of headache for men in the lowest versus highest serum 25(OH)D quartile.
The Task Force recommends that women of childbearing age should take 400 to 800 µg daily.
One in three women diagnosed with breast cancer have non-threatening tumors.
There is increased likelihood of having patients with prior C-section undergo trial of labor and achieving vaginal birth during night floats.
Self-estimated life expectancy rates may differ from clinician-estimated rates of survival.
Routine eye exams are the best way to prevent this major cause of vision loss, eye experts say.