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Accelerated Trajectory of CV Risk Predicts Dementia Risk

Previous Myocardial Injury Tied to Worse COVID-19 Outcomes

Significant but weaker associations with selected adverse outcomes seen for preexisting hypertension, diabetes, and ischemic heart disease

WHO Says Pandemic Death Total Far Higher Than Reported in Many Countries

‘Tragic Milestone’: One Million American Lives Lost to COVID-19

President Biden has ordered U.S. flags to be flown at half-staff in honor of those lost

ADHD Tied to Fourfold Higher Likelihood of Having Anxiety Disorder

Neuropsychiatric Sequelae Similar for Severe COVID-19, SARI

Neuropsychiatric sequelae are comparable for survivors of COVID-19 hospitalization, other severe acute respiratory infections

Patient do tracheostomy and ventilator in hospital

Early Tracheostomy No Aid for Severe Stroke Outcomes

Findings for six-month functional outcomes among patients with severe stroke receiving mechanical ventilation

Fear of Cancer Recurrence Prevalent in Patients

Recent Cancer Treatment Linked to Worse COVID-19 Outcomes

However, a history of cancer more than one year before COVID-19 diagnosis not tied to increased mortality or hospitalization

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Serious Neurologic Manifestations Tied to Worse COVID-19 Outcomes

Encephalopathy was the most common serious neurologic manifestation, occurring in 10.2 percent of adults hospitalized with COVID-19

Admission Less Likely for COVID-19 Patients With Omicron Versus Delta

No significant difference seen in cycle threshold values based on variant, regardless of vaccination status

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Diagnostic Stewardship Cuts Blood Cultures, Antibiotic Use in PICU

Relative reductions of 33 percent in rate of blood cultures, 13 percent in rate of broad-spectrum antibiotic use seen postimplementation

Could Student Loan Debt Threaten Your Health?

30.0 Million People of All Ages Uninsured in U.S. in 2021

For adults aged 18 to 64 years, 13.5 percent were uninsured, 21.7 percent had public coverage, 66.6 percent had private coverage

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Assessment Scale Scores That Identify Light Sedation Examined

Scores best linked to ability to follow at least three commands were 4 on Sedation-Agitation Scale, −1 on Richmond Agitation-Sedation Scale