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Asthma not found in high percentage of adults who were previously diagnosed

Public Release: 17-Jan-2017

The JAMA Network Journals

Among adults with a previous physician diagnosis of asthma, a current diagnosis could not be established in about one-third who were not using daily asthma medications or had medications weaned, according to a study appearing in the January 17 issue of… 595 more words

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Asthma not found in high percentage of adults who were previously diagnosed

Public Release: 17-Jan-2017

The JAMA Network Journals

Among adults with a previous physician diagnosis of asthma, a current diagnosis could not be established in about one-third who were not using daily asthma medications or had medications weaned, according to a study appearing in the January 17 issue of… 595 more words

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Pediatric Diabetes Doubles in just 4 years

Public Release: 12-Jan-2017

Type 2 diabetes shows marked increase in pediatric population

Claims with type 2 diabetes diagnosis more than doubled in youth from 2011 to 2015… 647 more words

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Couch potatoes face same chance of dementia as those with genetic risk factors: Research

McMaster University

Sedentary older adults with no genetic risk factors for dementia may be just as likely to develop the disease as those who are genetically predisposed, according to a major study which followed more than 1,600 Canadians over five years. 367 more words

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Affordable Care Act financial penalties work by turning patients away

Public Release: 26-Dec-2016

Study: Hospital readmission rates decrease after passage of ACA financial penalties

Lowest performing hospitals — penalized the most under the law — achieved greatest reductions… 838 more words

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High dietary processed meat intake linked to worsening asthma symptoms

Public Release: 20-Dec-2016

Four or more weekly servings seem to have greatest impact, findings suggest

BMJ

A high dietary intake of cured and processed meats, such as ham and salami, is linked to worsening asthma symptoms, reveals research published online in the journal Thorax. 560 more words

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American death rate from drugs, alcohol, and mental disorders nearly triples since 1980

Public Release: 13-Dec-2016

American death rate from drugs, alcohol, and mental disorders nearly triples since 1980

Novel study examines mortality in over 3,100 US counties, revealing substantial geographic differences among many causes of death… 921 more words

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