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Opioid dependence is more likely to occur in patients with degenerative spondylolisthesis before surgery than afterward

Opioid Dependence More Common Before Spine Surgery

Findings based on large study of patients having surgery for degenerative spondylolisthesis
After the expanded coverage provisions of the Affordable Care Act were implemented in 2014

ACA Coverage Gains Include Workers Without Insurance

Reduction in uninsurance rate among this group larger than that of not-employed adults
Practice names and logos should be carefully designed to emphasize what is unique about a practice

Practice Names, Logos Should Be Carefully Designed

The logo should be simple and easy to identify, should send a message about the medical practice
Methylphenidate should be considered as a first choice for the treatment of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder in children and adolescents

Methylphenidate Good First-Choice Pediatric ADHD Drug

For adults, amphetamines are reasonable first choice to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
A U.S. National Institutes of Health oversight panel will no longer review all applications for gene therapy experiments

NIH Panel Will No Longer Review Gene Therapy Experiments

FDA will now assess gene therapy experiments and products as it does with other treatments, drugs
The rate of pediatric emergency medical services transports from ambulatory practices is 42 per 100

Rate of Pediatric Emergencies in Ambulatory Practices Identified

Most due to respiratory distress, psychiatric/behavioral emergencies, or seizures
Abstinence in midlife and consumption of more than 14 units of alcohol per week are associated with increased risk of dementia

Both Abstinence and High Alcohol Use Linked to Dementia

Increased dementia risk for those with abstinence or with drinking >14 units alcohol/week in midlife
Individuals with medical contact for traumatic brain injury have increased risk of suicide

TBI Linked to Increased Suicide Risk

Increased suicide risk with one, two, and three or more medical contacts for traumatic brain injury
There are six broad factors that can affect inclusion within health care organizations

6 Factors Related to Inclusion in Health Care Workplace ID’d

Presence of discrimination, the silent witness, effectiveness of leadership can help assess inclusion
Bariatric surgery is tied to lower overall incidence of microvascular disease in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus

Bariatric Surgery Lowers Microvascular Disease Risk

Findings based on large study of patients with type 2 diabetes