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In the first six months of 2018

CDC: 8.8 Percent Uninsured in U.S. in First Half of 2018

12.5 percent of adults aged 18-64 years and 4.4 percent of children aged 0-17 years uninsured
Use of sodium glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitors is associated with an increased risk for lower-limb amputation and diabetic ketoacidosis compared with use of glucagon-like peptide 1 receptor agonists

Higher Risk for Amputation, DKA With SGLT2 Inhibitors for T2DM

Risk increased for lower-limb amputation, diabetic ketoacidosis compared with GLP1 receptor agonists
Few patients hospitalized for chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder receive pulmonary rehabilitation

Patients Hospitalized for COPD Rarely Receive Pulmonary Rehab

Elderly, those living >10 miles from facility, those with lower SES less likely to receive pulmonary rehab
For children hospitalized with asthma exacerbations

ACAAI: Hospital Stay, Caregiver Knowledge of Asthma Linked

Children of caregivers with poor asthma knowledge more likely to have prolonged hospital stay
Almost 2 percent of children in the United States have a milk allergy

ACAAI: Almost 2 Percent of Children Have Milk Allergy

Among children with food allergy, 53 percent of infants have milk allergy vs. 15 percent of teens
Men and women who are obese as adolescents are at an increased risk for pancreatic cancer in adulthood

Obesity as a Teen Ups Risk for Later Pancreatic Cancer

In men, overweight and even higher normal weight tied to increased risk
Older adults with untreated hearing loss have increased total health care costs and an increased risk for medical comorbidities

Health Care Costs, Use Up for Untreated Hearing Loss

Risks also increased for medical comorbidities among older adults with untreated hearing loss
In 2015

Drug Overdose Mortality Rates Highest in United States

Highest average annual percentage of change from 2001 to 2015 seen for Estonia, then U.S.
At best

Treatments Appear No Better Than Placebo for Tennis Elbow

All treatments increased the odds of adverse events versus placebo
From 2007 to 2017

Rates of Mental Health Tx, Diagnosis Up for College Students

2007 to 2017 also saw increases in depression and suicidality, while decrease observed in stigma