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988 Mental Health Hotline Back in Business After Daylong Outage

Hotline started in July with mental health counselors working around the country and has answered about 8,000 calls a day since then

Prevalence of Methamphetamine-Related Heart Failure Increasing

MethHF linked to significant morbidity, including worse heart failure symptoms compared with non-methamphetamine-related heart failure

PTSD, Psychiatric Disorders Tied to Higher Risk for Severe COVID-19 Outcomes

Findings seen even when accounting for sociodemographic factors, comorbidities, and smoking

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No Significant Association Found for ADHD Meds, CVD Risk

Meta-analysis shows no significant associations for children, adolescents, or adults, for female patients, or for those with preexisting CVD

Subjective Cognitive Decline Tied to Incident Dementia in Black, Latinx Individuals

SCD associated with increased rates of incident dementia over time in multiracial population, Latinx, non-Latinx Black individuals

Buprenorphine Use in Pregnancy May Reduce Risk for Adverse Neonatal Outcomes

Risk for preterm birth, small size for gestational age, low birth weight lower for those receiving buprenorphine versus methadone

Lecanemab Reduced Markers of Amyloid in Early Alzheimer Disease

Moderately less decline seen in cognition and function at 18 months with lecanemab versus placebo

Causal Effect Observed for Diastolic Blood Pressure on Neuroticism

No significant causal effects were identified for other blood pressure traits with psychological states

2000 to 2020 Saw Increase in Drug Overdose Death Rates in Seniors

For men aged 65 to 74 and 75 years or older, drug overdose death rates were higher for non-Hispanic Black men

Skills-Training Program Beneficial for Teen Drivers With ADHD

Program reduces frequency of long glances and lessens variation in lane position compared with control program