Online searches for marijuana indicative of shopping increased 199% from 2005 to 2017.
Pharmacists should be aware that they are expected to take steps to make sure opioid prescriptions are written for legitimate medical purposes, and should document these efforts.
In a position statement, published in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, the AASM urged both private and public stakeholders to do more to promote transport safety.
The IDx-DR program analyzes images of a patient's retinas to screen for diabetic retinopathy.
The estimated annual cost of prescription drug-related morbidity and mortality resulting from nonoptimized medication therapy was $528.4 billion in 2016.
While smartphone app use led to increased medication adherence, corresponding drops in systolic blood pressure were not seen.
Findings suggest that politically-focused intrusive thoughts and ritualistic behaviors are associated with psychopathology and obsessive compulsive symptoms.
The FDA is prepared to take steps right away to begin removing illegal products from the market.
In medicine, there is often a disconnect between what is taught in the classroom and what students observe in clinical practice.
Although substantial emphasis is placed on vaccinations in considering how to limit the spread of influenza, simple hygienic methods have been found to be the most effective and should be more widely supported.
Of various interventions used in nonclinical settings for the prevention of childhood overweight and obesity, school-based programs that combine nutrition and exercise and include a home-based component appear to be the most effective approaches.
Since the legalization of medical marijuana, clinicians must come up with appropriate responses to requests for treatment in pediatric end-of-life settings.
During the cold and flu season, the use and over-dosing of paracetamol is common, and may partially be driven by higher use of over-the-counter combination medications for the treatment of upper respiratory cold/flu symptoms.
Women who experienced a drop in out-of-pocket costs following the ACA contraceptive mandate were more likely to undergo an IUD placement.
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The FDA Digital Health Software Precertification Program represents a feasible solution to regulate software classified as a medical device.
Insurers within the ACA marketplace covered a disproportionate share of non-elderly adults with high healthcare risks from 2014 to 2015.
A recent report from the U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations detailed how subcommittee members found it 'easy' to find fentanyl, pay for it and have it shipped to anywhere in the U.S.
The debate about crisis pregnancy centers has reached the US Supreme Court.
Quality and variability of free-text directions in ambulatory e-prescriptions were examined.
In a statement, Surgeon General Jerome M. Adams, MD, MPH, said, "It is time to make sure more people have access to this lifesaving medication, because 77 percent of opioid overdose deaths occur outside of a medical setting and more than half occur at home."
Language education and assistance services can increase 2-way communication between physicians and non-native English speaking patients.
Parkinsonism syndromes are associated with progressive disability and increased mortality, with symptom burden comparable to that of advanced cancer.
Forty-seven percent of survey respondents reported spending less than 1 minute reviewing CMS-485.
Research published in The Lancet indicates that taxes levied on unhealthy products may help lower the rates of non-communicable diseases.
Over 66% of drug overdose deaths in 2016 involved an opioid.
"As graphic as it is, we have to show parents because teens are going online looking for challenges and recreating them," said education specialist Stephen Enriquez.
Researchers suggest medicine should mirror other consumer industries with targeted, personalized therapies.
At 6 months, researchers found a negative association between electronic cigarette use and subsequent smoking cessation.
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