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The urgent individualized interventions to reduce firearm access

Extreme Risk Protection Orders May Help in Averting Shootings

Urgent individualized intervention may play role in efforts for prevention in analysis of cases in California
Three in 10 parents say that their child's primary care office should ask parents who refuse all vaccines to find another health care provider

Parents Divided on Primary Care Policies for Unvaccinated Patients

Many parents unaware of policies for unvaccinated children in their child's primary care office
Among African-Americans

BP Outside of Clinic May Better Predict Outcomes in Black Patients

Higher systolic blood pressure measured with ambulatory monitoring tied to cardiovascular events, mortality
Alcohol consumption during pregnancy is associated with a dose-dependent increase in miscarriage risk

Alcohol Consumption in Pregnancy Ups Miscarriage Risk

Findings show dose-dependent response when consumption is more than five drinks per week
A parent-targeted intervention can increase adolescent-reported frequency of parent-adolescent communication about sexual and alcohol use behaviors

Parent-Targeted Intervention Can Up Communication With Teens

Intervention increased adolescent-reported frequency of parent-teen communication about sex, alcohol
Intensive glucose-lowering therapy is prevalent among U.S. adults with diabetes and results in hospitalizations and emergency department visits for hypoglycemia

Hypoglycemia Up With Intensive Glucose-Lowering Therapy

Intensive therapy resulted in estimated 9,578 hospitalizations, ED visits for hypoglycemia over two years
Adding mental health specialists

VA Mental Health Initiative Linked to Improved Access to Care

Addition of mental health specialists at primary care clinics increased utilization but also cost
The Infectious Diseases Society of America

Recommendations Developed for Management of Lyme Disease

Public comment period for these guidelines has been extended 30 days to Sept. 9, 2019
Long-term nursing home residents with hypertension do not experience significant benefits from more intensive antihypertensive treatment

Intensive BP Therapy Not Beneficial in Nursing Home Residents

Findings seen among long-term nursing home residents with, without cognitive impairment
Diabetes self-management education and support can cut hypoglycemia risk

Diabetes Education, Support Cuts Hypoglycemia Risk

Review shows positive impact on hypoglycemia events, symptoms, and knowledge