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Following a professional hockey game victory

After Hockey Win, Fans’ Heart Attack Risk Rises

Findings show Canadian men, particularly under age 55, face increased hospitalizations after win
For adolescents

Receptivity to Tobacco Ads Linked to Progression to Use

For adolescents, receptivity was highest for e-cigarette ads and was linked to trying cigarettes
Laparoscopic gastric band surgery is associated with more improvement in knee osteoarthritis in younger patients and those without prior knee injury

Bariatric Surgery Lessens Knee OA Pain More in Certain Patients

Younger patients, those without knee injury or other joint involvement see most improvement in pain
A peak flow meter or microspirometer can be used routinely in primary care among patients with suspected chronic obstructive pulmonary disease for early case identification

Simple Lung Function Tests in Primary Care Help ID Early COPD

Peak flow meter, microspirometry are optimal, with full spirometry for positive results
Metabolomic profiling highlights potential mechanisms to explain coffee's health effects

Novel Metabolites Provide Insight to Health Benefits of Coffee

Findings may provide insight into mechanisms behind coffee's health effects
There is a higher risk for early age-related macular degeneration in individuals with high plasma high-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels

Early Age-Related Macular Degeneration Linked to High HDL

Incidence of early AMD 79.9 per 1,000 person-years in France
Cancer survivors are more likely to have difficulty accessing and affording health care

ACA Has Provided Better Access to Care for Cancer Survivors

From 2010 to 2016, decrease seen each year in proportion of survivors reporting delayed medical care
In the Midwest and Appalachia there are areas where progress against lung cancer mortality among women is lagging compared with the rest of the nation

Lag in Progress Against Lung CA Mortality in Midwest, Appalachia

Findings based on rates among women versus steady decline seen nationally
Children with high irritability and depressive/anxious mood have increased suicidality risk during adolescence

Childhood Irritability, Depressive Mood Linked to Suicidality Later

Increased suicidality in adolescence for children with high irritability, depressive/anxious mood
For patients with stage III colon cancer

3, 6 Month Adjuvant CAPOX Equally Effective for Colon Cancer

FOLFOX therapy for 6 months had higher disease-free survival rate compared to 3 months of treatment