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In an Ideas and Opinions article published online Aug. 11 in the Annals of Internal Medicine

Guidance Helps Doctors Optimize Telemedicine for Seniors

Physicians should be mindful of cues that patient may not hear or understand and repeat or rephrase
Fewer than half of U.S. mental health treatment facilities providing care for children offer services for autism spectrum disorder

Four in 10 Children’s Behavioral Care Facilities Offer Autism Services

Access to specialized treatment especially limited in rural, lower-income communities
Mental stress-induced inferior frontal lobe activation is associated with angina among patients with coronary artery disease

Mental Stress-Induced Brain Activation Linked to Angina

Mental stress-induced inferior frontal lobe activation linked to angina in stable coronary artery disease
Expanding Medicaid to all states could reduce the number of uninsured by 28 percent based on pre-COVID-19 data

Expanding Medicaid in Holdout States Could Insure 3.9 Million

Given the increase in uninsured due to COVID-19-related unemployment, this estimate is likely low
COVID-19 is associated with large vessel occlusion strokes

COVID-19 Tied to Higher Risk for Large Vessel Occlusion Strokes

However, no association seen between COVID-19 and small vessel occlusion stroke
Life expectancy for 2009 to 2011 was 78.60 years for the total U.S. population

Life Expectancy 78.60 Years for U.S. Population for 2009-2011

Highest life expectancy at birth for Hispanic women, non-Hispanic white women, Hispanic men
The median number of weekly consults seen through a telestroke network decreased during the COVID-19 pandemic

Telestroke Consultations Down During COVID-19 Pandemic

From March through April 2020, Black patients were significantly less likely to present with stroke
Highest life expectancy at birth for Hispanic women

Life Expectancy 78.60 Years for U.S. Population for 2009-2011

Highest life expectancy at birth for Hispanic women, non-Hispanic white women, Hispanic men
About 20 percent of adults with hearing aids in Wales

In Wales, One-Fifth of Adults With Hearing Aids Do Not Use Them

From 2004 to 2018, those who reported using their hearing aids regularly grew from 47 to 52 percent
Nearly one in three young non-Hispanic black adults and about one in five young Mexican-American and non-Hispanic white adults have hypertension

Almost One in Three Black Young Adults in U.S. Have Hypertension

High prevalence rates accompanied by very low awareness and treatment rates