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Digitally Delivered Exercises Benefit Knee Osteoarthritis

Decreased pain and improved function seen at six weeks versus self-management

Pooled Analysis Shows Men Have Higher Mortality Than Women

Effect size varies across countries; smoking and cardiovascular disease substantially attenuate effect size

One in Five Health Care Workers Reports Mental Health Conditions

Review shows high prevalence of depression, anxiety, and PTSD during the COVID-19 pandemic

Premature Ovarian Insufficiency Linked to Osteoporosis

Current cigarette smoking influenced the association, and protective factors included obesity, current hormone therapy use

Bone Density Testing Low in Veterans With Kidney Stone Disease

23.6 percent of those with kidney stone disease have prevalent diagnosis of osteoporosis or fracture

Good Response Seen With HealthCare.gov Reopening

CMS figures show more than 206,000 people signed up for coverage from Feb. 15 to 28

Estimated Opioid-Related Costs $14 Billion for Symptomatic Knee OA

Almost half of costs were for lost productivity, criminal justice expenses, cost associated with diversion activities

Pediatric Inpatient Admissions Down During Pandemic

Findings seen across a wide range of diagnoses and not reflective of seasonal variation

Factors Associated With Fracture Risk in Middle Age ID’d

Factors independently linked to incident fracture include age, sex, BMI, level of leisure-time physical activity

Factors Other Than Workplace Tied to COVID-19 Positivity in HCWs

Demographic, community factors show stronger influence than workplace exposure on COVID-19 risk in health care workers