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Group, Telephone, Guided CBT Treatment Effective for Depression

Individual and group CBT were significantly better than guided self-help in terms of acceptability
The National Hand Hygiene Initiative has successfully sustained improvement in hand hygiene compliance

National Hand Hygiene Initiative Successful in Australia

Overall hand hygiene compliance increased from 2009 to 2017; associated drop seen in HA-SAB incidence
Regular cannabis users require a significantly higher amount of sedation for endoscopic procedures compared with nonusers

Need for Sedation Up for Regular Cannabis Users

Regular cannabis users undergoing endoscopic procedures need higher dose than nonusers
Men receiving 5α-reductase inhibitors have an increased risk for new-onset type 2 diabetes mellitus

Risk for T2DM Increased With Use of 5α-Reductase Inhibitors

Increased risk seen among men using dutasteride, finasteride for benign prostatic hyperplasia
Almost 20 percent of refugee children have elevated blood lead levels

Elevated Blood Lead Levels Prevalent Among Refugee Children

Correlations seen for EBLL with younger age, male sex, and overseas examination country
Despite a potential increased risk for stroke in patients with diabetes

Acetaminophen Safe as First-Line Analgesic for Most Older Adults

But there may be a higher stroke risk in elderly patients with diabetes taking the drug
There is a small association between conception by in vitro fertilization and childhood cancer

Conception by IVF May Increase Risk for Rare Childhood Cancer

Rate of hepatic tumors higher among children conceived via IVF
In patients treated within an advanced recovery pathway

Short Hospital Stays After Lung Surgery Do Not Up Readmissions

Findings based on one- to two-day length of stay versus three to five days after anatomic lung resection
Increased educational debt appears to directly influence physician practice choice

Loan Forgiveness, Educational Debt May Affect Practice Patterns

Graduates with loan forgiveness/repayment program more likely to enter primary care fields
Slow-release implantable naltrexone is associated with better outcomes than the oral drug for HIV-positive patients with an opioid addiction

Naltrexone Implant Helps HIV Patients Prevent Opioid Relapse

Compared with oral naltrexone, implant also improved HIV outcomes among those with opioid dependence