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One in Five Health Care Workers Reports Mental Health Conditions

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

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

AAN: Many Patients With Migraine Do Not Get Enough Exercise

Patients with no exercise report increased depression, anxiety, and sleep problems and have more migraines

Text Message System Useful for Monitoring Postoperative Opioid Use

System deployed in 2,444 patients during 16-month period showed that 61 percent of opioid tablets remained unused

One in 10 Continue Opioid Use Two Years After ICU Admission

Opioid use peaks in the first quarter after admission and declines continuously, but does not reach preadmission baseline over 24 months

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

High-Intensity Strength Training No Added Benefit for Knee Osteoarthritis

Findings compared with low-intensity strength training or control condition

Many Health Care Workers Report Vaccine Hesitancy

However, data are from survey conducted prior to U.S. emergency use authorization of any vaccines

Tool Could Optimize Antibiotic Prescribing for UTI

Psychoactive Prescription Meds Use, Misuse High for Young People

20.9 and 34.7 percent of youth aged 12 to 17 years, 18 to 25 years using psychoactive prescription medications report misuse