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Neighborhood Deprivation Linked to Primary HTN in Youth

Residence in communities with area deprivation index ≥50, older age, obesity linked to increase in odds of HTN

Causal Link ID’d for Plasma Caffeine Concentration With Adiposity

Higher genetically predicted plasma caffeine concentrations linked to lower risk for type 2 diabetes, with 43 percent of effect mediated by BMI

Axillary Lymphadenopathy Resolves at Mean 102 Days After COVID-19 Booster

No significant associations seen for age, vaccine booster type, history of breast cancer with time to resolution

One in Seven Nonelderly Adults Have Past-Due Medical Debt

Of these individuals, nearly three-quarters owe some money to hospitals

Prior Authorization Increases Use of Health Care Resources, Physicians Say

Furthermore, vast majority of physicians report high administrative burden associated with prior authorization

Novo Nordisk to Cut Insulin Prices by Up to 75 Percent

News follows similar move made by Eli Lilly, which said earlier this month that it will cut insulin prices by 70 percent

U.S. to Tighten Control of PFAS Chemicals in Drinking Water

Aim is to limit these chemicals -- perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl compounds -- to near zero

Race, Ethnicity Reporting in Pediatric Clinical Trials Has Improved

Asian American, Black, and Hispanic populations underrepresented compared with U.S. population demographics

ACC: Coordinated Intervention Increases Rx for Evidence-Based T2DM Therapies

Multifaceted intervention of assessment, education, and feedback increases likelihood of triple prescription fourfold over usual care

Demographic Factors Linked to Low Telemedicine Literacy

Disadvantaged groups have higher risk for being underserved by telehealth because of low telemedicine literacy