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Almost all health care workers with acute respiratory illness report working at least one day while symptomatic

Health Care Workers With ARIs Often Work While Symptomatic

Likelihood of working higher if symptoms less severe and on illness onset date versus subsequent days
The new editor-in-chief of the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine is Eric J. Rubin

New England Journal of Medicine Picks New Editor-in-Chief

Eric J. Rubin succeeds Jeffrey Drazen, who has been the editor-in-chief since 2000
Among adolescents and young adults

Suicide Rates Peaked for Teens, Young Adults in 2017

Rates of suicide increased among youth aged 15 to 24 years
Patients with pediatric-onset multiple sclerosis have a more rapid reduction in information-processing efficiency over time in adulthood

Cognitive Consequences Worse for Pediatric-Onset Multiple Sclerosis

Patients with POMS have more rapid reduction in information-processing efficiency over time
The burden of mental disorders is high in conflict-affected areas

One in Five Have Mental Health Issues in Conflict-Affected Areas

Sustainable mental health care needed in conflict-afflicted countries, the authors say
Three large drug makers have launched a legal challenge against the Trump administration's rule requiring the prices of drugs to be included in television ads.

Drug Makers Challenge New Rule Requiring Drug Prices in TV Ads

Lawsuit against the rule filed Friday by Merck, Eli Lilly, and Amgen
There is an increased risk for behavioral problems in children of mothers with epilepsy who take common antiepileptic drugs during pregnancy

Prenatal Antiepileptic Rx Exposure Ups Risk for Behavioral Issues

Findings seen among Dutch children exposed to one of four common antiepileptic drugs in utero
Drug- and alcohol-related mortality is significantly higher than expected in the seven years following bariatric surgery

Drug- and Alcohol-Related Deaths Higher After Bariatric Surgery

Standardized mortality rates from substance use higher after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
Maine has become the eighth state to legalize medically assisted suicide.

Maine Legalizes Assisted Suicide

Doctors can now prescribe lethal dose of a drug to terminally ill and it will not be legally a suicide
Spending at least two hours a week in nature may promote health and well-being

Two-Hour Weekly Dose of Nature May Aid Health, Well-Being

120-minute weekly exposure could be achieved in a single visit or during several shorter visits