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Disparities in Life Expectancy by Race, Ethnicity, County Persist

In the U.S., increases in life expectancy were seen for Black, API, Latino, White populations, but no change seen for AIAN

Veterans Report Low Rates of Adverse Events With mRNA Vaccines

Rates slightly higher at 42 days for those receiving Pfizer versus Moderna

Race-Free eGFR Equation IDs Kidney Failure, Mortality Risk

Among race-free equations, findings support using creatinine and cystatin C

Hospital Interns Spend Only 13.4 Percent of Time in Patient Rooms

Real-time locating systems may be used to improve the training experience, authors say

Half of Hospitals Have Implemented No Price Transparency

Only 5.7 percent of hospitals meet both requirements -- a machine-readable file for required price types and an accessible display for at least 300 shoppable items

New Drug Launch Prices Increasing Exponentially Each Year

Findings among newly marketed brand-name prescription drugs launched in 2008 to 2021

Consuming Coffee May Lower Risk for Acute Kidney Injury

Higher daily consumption tied to lower risk for new acute kidney injury diagnosis

Actions Against Physician Licenses Due to Substance Use Down

However, despite declines from 2004 to 2020, substance use-related actions remain much higher than actions for physical, psychological impairment

Rate of Major Complications Low With Living Donor Nephrectomy

ADA: Tirzepatide Improves Kidney Outcomes in T2DM With Increased CV Risk

Fewer renal complications seen with tirzepatide versus insulin glargine in adults with T2D and increased cardiovascular risk

Undiagnosed Diabetes Accounts for Small Portion of Diabetes

Updates Issued for Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes

Updates include effects in T2D patients of finerenone on CV outcomes in those with CKD; of SGLT2 inhibitors on heart failure, renal outcomes