Workplace absenteeism during the high-severity 2017 to 2018 influenza season increased sharply in November and peaked in January, reaching a higher level than the average during the previous five seasons.
Higher consumption of sugary drinks is associated with an increased risk for overall cancer and breast cancer.
Patients hospitalized with pneumonia often receive excess antibiotic therapy.
The vast majority of orthopedic surgeons recommend prescribing a nine-day supply of around-the-clock oxycodone doses following commonly performed orthopedic surgeries.
Significant changes in how kidney disease is treated in the United States are outlined in an executive order that was signed by President Donald Trump.
Two experimental Ebola treatments being used in the current outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo have proved effective in laboratory tests with human cells.
Exposure of U.S. physicians to work-hour reforms during residency training is not associated with post-training differences in patient mortality, readmissions, or costs of care.
Certain nutritional supplements and dietary interventions may reduce the risk for some cardiovascular outcomes in adults; however, the overall effect of nutritional supplements on cardiovascular disease outcomes remains unclear.
Revisions to the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children food package are associated with beneficial impacts on maternal and birth outcomes.