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Limited evidence is available for over-the-counter treatments for nasal symptoms of the common cold

Limited Evidence for OTC Preps to Treat Nasal Symptoms of Colds

Nasal decongestants can be used for short periods for adults; their safety is unclear for children
Interoperability of health care information technology must be improved to facilitate creation of a fully integrated health care system that can improve health and health care at lower cost

Procurement Requirements Drive Interoperability in Health Care IT

Steps outlined for health systems to establish comprehensive, ongoing procurement strategies
Caffeine intake from coffee is inversely associated with the risk for incident rosacea

Consuming Caffeine From Coffee Reduces Incident Rosacea

Significant inverse association for caffeinated coffee consumption; no link for decaffeinated coffee
A novel prognostic tool can be used to accurately identify adolescents at risk for initiating cigarette smoking

Model Identifies Adolescents at Risk for Smoking Initiation

Tool has 12 variables, such as age, worry- or stress-related items, alcohol- or tobacco-related items
Implementation of a school-based human papillomavirus vaccination program in Canada did not lead to an increase in sexual risk-taking behaviors among adolescent girls

HPV Vaccination Not Tied to Risky Sexual Behavior in Teen Girls

Finding among adolescent girls before, after school-based vaccination program
Patients with diabetes have increased mortality due to suicide

Mortality Due to Suicide, Alcohol, Accidents Up in Diabetes

Patients with diabetes have higher mortality in nearly all end points, especially for insulin-treated
The United States will have the largest drop in life expectancy rankings of all high-income countries by 2040

Sharp Drop in U.S. Life Expectancy Rankings by 2040

U.S. expected to fall from 43rd in 2016 to 64th by 2040, with an average life expectancy of 79.8
The latest Ebola outbreak in Congo is not yet severe enough to be declared a global emergency

WHO: Congo Ebola Outbreak Not a Global Emergency

There have been 181 confirmed cases, including 104 deaths, so far in the outbreak
During 2007 to 2017

Fertility Rates Down for Each Urbanization Level 2007 to 2017

Fertility rates decreased from 2007 to 2017 with larger decreases in metro versus rural counties
A jugular vein compression collar can prevent white matter alterations associated with head impact exposure among female high school soccer players

Compression Collar May Protect Brain of Female Soccer Players

No white matter changes among female high school soccer athletes who wore compression collar