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J&J COVID-19 Vaccine Granted Emergency Use Authorization

The single-dose Ad26 vaccine is now the third COVID-19 vaccine to be granted an EUA

ASH Issues Guidance for Preventing, Treating VTE in Cancer

Use of thromboprophylaxis not recommended for ambulatory patients at low risk for VTE who are receiving chemotherapy

Sleep Deficiency, Disturbance Tied to Higher Dementia Risk

Older adults followed for five years with poor-quality sleep had higher risk for dementia, earlier death

Text Reminders + Mailed Home Testing Up Colorectal Cancer Screening

Screening rates improved in patients due for testing at a community health center predominantly serving people of color

High Dose of Vitamin D Does Not Cut COVID-19 Hospital Stay

No significant differences seen for other outcomes among patients hospitalized with moderate-to-severe disease

Online Portal Guides Users to COVID-19 Vaccination Sites Nationwide

VaccineFinder has been expanded to include more than 20,000 COVID-19 vaccination sites

Cigarette Smoke Adds to Colorectal Neoplasia Risk in Patients With IBD

Adding smoke exposure improves the current risk stratification for colorectal neoplasia surveillance strategies

Digital Self-Monitoring Linked to Weight Loss for Adults

Few interventions had digital self-monitoring engagement rates greater than 75 percent of days

Many Older Adults Keep and Use Leftover Antibiotics

Authors say further education is needed on appropriate uses of antibiotics

Markers of Puberty Differ in Girls With More Body Fat

Girls with higher total body fat have delayed breast maturation, as determined by breast ultrasound, and earlier menarche