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Secondhand smoke exposure declined substantially among U.S. nonsmokers from 1988 through 2014

Secondhand Smoke Exposure Saw Big Drop From 1988 to 2014

However, among U.S. nonsmokers, rates of secondhand exposure stalled during 2011 to 2014
Nearly two-thirds of insured adults with a previous health care visit did not use an online patient portal in 2017

Most Insured Patients Not Using Online Portals

Socioeconomic disparities exist in use of patient portals; privacy concerns cited for nonuse

American Society of Hematology, Dec. 1-4

The 60th American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting and Exposition The annual meeting of the American Society of Hematology was held from Dec....
Common ragweed is expected to expand at the northern margins of its current distribution

Projected Distribution of Common Ragweed Modeled in U.S.

Based on global climate models, expansion predicted at northern margins of current distribution
Early diagnosis of dysmenorrhea is key to ensuring that adolescents and women can maintain their quality of life

New Guidance Addresses Early Dx of Dysmenorrhea in Adolescents

Endometriosis is most common cause of secondary dysmenorrhea, looks different in teens than adults
Infants from low-income

Smoke Exposure High in Low-Income, Nonurban Infants

12 percent of infants registered cotinine values of ≥12 ng/mL, consistent with active smoking in adults
Only 15.4 percent of physicians work in practices that use telemedicine for a wide spectrum of patient interactions

Few Physicians Work in Practices That Use Telemedicine

Specialty and larger practice size are correlates of telemedicine use
Infections requiring hospitalization or treatment with anti-infective agents are associated with an increased subsequent risk for mental disorders

Infections Linked to Increased Later Risk for Mental Disorders

Subsequent risk increased with infections requiring hospitalization, treatment with anti-infective agents
The workload of neonatal intensive care unit nurses

Workload of NICU Nurses Linked to Missed Nursing Care

Link significantly increased with increased subjective workload
The mean cumulative lifetime prevalence of atopic eczema is 9.9 percent

Mean Cumulative Lifetime Prevalence of Eczema 9.9 Percent

Highest rates of active disease seen for children aged 0 to 17 years and older adults aged 75 to 99