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Even relatively low-efficacy influenza vaccines can have a high impact

Flu Vaccines Have High Impact, Even With Relatively Low Efficacy

High impact seen, especially when the vaccine uptake is optimally distributed across age groups
Based on findings from a systematic review of the literature

Review: Need to Strengthen Natural Experiments in Obesity

Position paper offers guidance for strengthening methods for assessing natural experiments
Automated and clinical Breast Imaging Reporting and Data System density measures similarly predict breast cancer risk

Similar Risk Predicted for Automated, Clinical BI-RADS Density

Similar discriminatory accuracy for automated, clinical BI-RADS density measures for interval, screen CAs
Mandatory reporting of cardiac surgery outcomes for coronary artery bypass grafting in Massachusetts from 2002 to 2014 was associated with improved outcomes

Improved Outcomes With Public Reporting of CABG Data

Decrease in observed and expected mortality rates, risk factor rates from 2002 to 2014 in Massachusetts

American Academy of Neurology, April 21-27

The 70th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology The annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology was held from April...
The prevalence of autism spectrum disorder was estimated at 16.8 per 1

Prevalence of ASD Estimated at 16.8 per 1,000 for 8-Year-Olds

In 2014, prevalence of autism spectrum disorder varied among sites and by sex and race/ethnicity
Adopting a healthy lifestyle

Five Healthy Lifestyle Habits Could Add >10 Years to Life

Reduced risk for all-cause, cancer, cardiovascular mortality for adults with five vs. zero low-risk factors
Enhancing physician education and training in nutrition is expected to improve engagement in diet counseling for outpatients with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease

Reforms Suggested for Improving Medical Nutrition Education

Enhancing physician training will up engagement in diet counseling for patients with ASCVD
A standardized

Checklist Developed for Parents of Children With Cancer

Checklist covers primary, secondary, and tertiary topics that should be taught at different points
A three-dimensional-printed short-segment template prototype is feasible for management of complex mandibular fractures

3-D-Printed Templates Aid Mandibular Fracture Repair

Patient-, site-specific 3-D-printed templates can be created within required timeframe, are cost-saving