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The city of Wuhan was closed off Thursday by Chinese officials in an attempt to stem the spread of a coronavirus that has sickened more than 570 people and killed at least 17.

China Bans Travel in Wuhan, Four Nearby Cities

Buses, subways, and ferries within the city of more than 11 million people have been suspended
People who drink low-fat milk experience less biological aging than those who drink high-fat milk

High-Fat Milk Consumption Tied to Faster Biological Aging

Drinking 1 percent milk instead of 2 percent accounts for 4.5 fewer years of molecular aging in adults
Access to pubertal suppression during adolescence is associated with lower odds of lifetime suicidal ideation among transgender young adults

Teen Transgender Access to Pubertal Suppression Lowers Suicidality

Findings based on large survey of transgender young adults
Compliance with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Amendments Act of 2007 is low

Fewer Than Half of Clinical Trials Comply With Reporting Laws

Compliance with Food and Drug Administration Amendments Act of 2007 low, not improving
Abdominal obesity is associated with an increased risk for recurrent atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease after myocardial infarction

Abdominal Obesity Linked to Recurrent Atherosclerotic CVD

Risk for recurrent atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease increased after myocardial infarction
The commercial low-calorie

JumpstartMD Commercial Program Seems Effective for Weight Loss

Frequent health coach meetings are major determinant of weight loss for men and women
Variability in systolic blood pressure in young adults is associated with an increased subsequent risk for cardiovascular disease events and all-cause mortality

Systolic BP Variability in Young Adults May ID Later CVD Risk

Variability independent of the mean in SBP in young adults linked to CVD events, all-cause mortality
A nonprofit that develops and sells cheaper drugs will receive a $55 million investment from the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association and associated organizations to create cheaper versions of expensive generic drugs.

Major Insurers Offer $55 Million to Lower Generic Drug Costs

Nonprofit Civica Rx reached deal with Blue Cross Blue Shield and 18 of its member organizations
Infants prenatally exposed to alcohol and tobacco cigarettes beyond the first trimester have an increased risk for sudden infant death syndrome

Prenatal Exposure to Both Alcohol, Cigarettes Ups SIDS Risk

Risk greater for infants whose mothers report both prenatal drinking, smoking beyond first trimester
From 2010 to 2017

CDC: HIV-1/HIV-2 Differentiation Test Increasingly Used in U.S.

Number of HIV-2 diagnoses remains low; more false positives seen with greater use of differentiation test