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Survivors of firearm-related injury have worse long-term outcomes compared with survivors of motor vehicle crashes

Long-Term Outcomes Worse for Firearm Versus Car Crash Survivors

Firearm injury survivors more likely to have daily pain, screen positive for PTSD, have worse HRQoL
Mental health outcomes do not appear to improve for obese adolescents undergoing Roux-en-Y gastric bypass

Mental Health Outcomes No Better for Teens Undergoing RYGB

Self-esteem improved after five years in surgical group, but no improvement seen in overall mood
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
In an American Academy of Pediatrics clinical report

New Guidance Issued for Care of Children With Williams Syndrome

Children with WS should be evaluated by a pediatric cardiologist, undergo psychoeducational evaluation
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
No harms come from screening for Alzheimer disease and related dementias in primary care

Primary Care Screening for Dementia Not Harmful

No increases for depressive, anxiety symptoms seen with screening in rural, suburban, urban primary care clinics
Benzodiazepines were prescribed at 27 annual physician office visits per 100 adults during 2014 to 2016

CDC: Benzodiazepines Prescribed at 27 Office Visits Per 100 Adults

Overlapping opioid Rx involved in about one-third of visits at which benzodiazepines were prescribed
Many cancer survivors have substantial medical financial hardship and make financial sacrifices

Cancer Survivors Have Substantial Medical Financial Hardship

Financial sacrifices also reported, with hardship and sacrifices more common in survivors aged 18 to 64
From 2011 to 2017

2011 to 2017 Saw Increase in Binge Drinks Per Binge Drinker

Largest percentage increases seen for those without high school diploma, household income under $25,000
The Affordable Care Act has reduced disparities in access to health care among black

ACA Tied to Narrowing of Disparities in Access to Care

Nationwide improvements in insurance coverage and access to care seen, even in nonexpansion states