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In 2016 the age-standardized prevalence of insufficient physical activity was 27.5 percent

Global Prevalence of Insufficient Activity 27.5 Percent

Levels of insufficient physical activity stable between 2001, 2016; increase seen in high-income countries
Almost 20 percent of children and adolescents used prescription medications in 2013 to 2014

20% of Children, Adolescents Use Prescription Medications

8.2 percent of concurrent users of prescription meds at risk for potentially major drug-drug interactions
The most common electronically sent and received types of patient health information include laboratory results and medication lists

Patient Health Information Often Shared Electronically

Most commonly observed types of PHI sent are referrals, laboratory results, medication lists
Half of trials on the European Union Clinical Trials Register are non-compliant with the European Commission's requirement that all trials post results to the registry within 12 month of completion

Compliance With Requirement to Report Results on EUCTR Is Poor

Half of trials on European Union Clinical Trials Register are non-compliant with requirements
Prices for drugs under shortage increase more than twice as quickly as expected in the absence of a shortage

Drug Prices Increase More Than Expected After Shortages

Expected price increase 20 percent for all drugs after shortage versus 9 percent in absence of shortage
Use of medical scribes is associated with decreased physician documentation burden

Scribes Improve Physician Workflow, Patient Interaction

Scribes lower EHR documentation burden for doctors and increase time spent interacting with patients
Ambient particulate matter concentrations are associated with emergency/urgent care visits among individuals with asthma

Ambient Particulate Matter Linked to Emergency Asthma Care

Increase in asthma hospital visits with increasing ambient particulate matter in San Luis Valley
Association health plans will provide small businesses with more choices

Association Health Plans Can Help Small Businesses Offer Coverage

But AHPs may undermine ACA marketplace, as they are not required to comply with ACA regulations
There is no evidence to support the myth that milk increases mucus production from the lungs

No Evidence for Milk Increasing Mucus Production From Lungs

Patients perceive swallowing difficulty from thickness of saliva, but no real increase in mucus
How a situation is framed and the language used to describe risks can influence patients' decision-making

Situation Framing, Language Can Influence Decision-Making

Docs should provide risks of both having treatment and not having treatment to minimize loss aversion