A modeling study examined four scenarios for extended vaccination in women and men up to ages 26, 30, 40, and 45 years.
A meta-analysis looked at the link between depression and medical errors, while another study found that time pressure during patient visits was associated with physician desire to leave practice.
A 60-year-old man with hypertension and hyperlipidemia is evaluated for a 5-month history of exertional chest discomfort that improves with rest but has progressively worsened and reduced his activity. Medications are low-dose aspirin, losartan, hydrochlorothiazide, and atorvastatin. Based on physical and cardiac exam and results of a stress echocardiogram and coronary angiogram, what is the most appropriate next step in the patient's management?
While following a negative mammogram with MRI screening halved the risk of interval cancer in women with dense breast tissue, the impact on survival remains unclear, an editorial said.
The increase in exposures to and misuse of these medications in the U.S. may represent an unintended consequence of recent reductions in opioid prescribing for pain management, study authors said.
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