Nursing

Home Nursing
Abdominal obesity is associated with an increased risk for recurrent atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease after myocardial infarction

Abdominal Obesity Linked to Recurrent Atherosclerotic CVD

Risk for recurrent atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease increased after myocardial infarction
Time of day for taking warfarin makes no difference on the drug's effectiveness

Time of Day for Taking Warfarin Does Not Matter

Morning or evening administration makes no difference on time outside target INR range
From 2008 to 2016

2008 to 2016 Saw Decline in Primary Care Visits for Children

Increases seen in visits to other acute care venues and to specialists during the same period
Overall

Low-Carb, Low-Fat Diets Not Tied to Mortality Overall

However, unhealthy low-carb diet, low-fat diet associated with higher total mortality
Production and distribution of Excedrin Extra Strength and Excedrin Migraine products have been temporarily stopped

Production of Two Excedrin Painkillers Halted

Inconsistencies found in ingredients for Excedrin Extra Strength and Excedrin Migraine
A fast-track review of a lawsuit that threatens the Affordable Care Act was rejected Tuesday by the U.S. Supreme Court.

Fast-Track Review of ACA Lawsuit Rejected by U.S. Supreme Court

Decision means it is highly unlikely that they would decide the case before the 2020 election
Data from activity and physiological trackers may improve prediction of influenza-like illness

Wearable Device Data May Help Predict Flu-Like Illness Patterns

Fitbit data significantly improved prediction of influenza-like illness in top five states with most users
A peer-delivered cognitive behavioral therapy-based intervention may improve quality of life among patients with diabetes and chronic pain

Cognitive Behavioral Program Benefits Patients With Diabetes

Peer-delivered program tied to improvements in quality of life, physical activity, pain
The American College of Physicians says the U.S. health care system "is ill and needs a bold new prescription" that includes coverage for all Americans and lower costs.

ACP: Medicare for All Needed to Fix ‘Ill’ U.S. Health Care System

American College of Physicians has endorsed two proposals being discussed by Democratic presidential candidates
There is insufficient evidence for making recommendations about the optimal primary care panel size for achieving the most beneficial health outcomes

Evidence Lacking for Identifying Optimal Primary Care Panel Size

Evidence insufficient for impact of increasing panel size on health care outcomes, provider burnout