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Lung cancer incidence is higher among young women than young men

Lung Cancer Incidence Higher for Young Women Than Young Men

Crossover in sex-specific rates among U.S. non-Hispanic whites born since 1965
Circulating exosomes released under intermittent hypoxia conditions

Intermittent Hypoxia Promotes Lung Tumor Cell Aggressiveness

IH-induced exosomes from mice significantly promote TC1 malignant properties
Narrow network health plans are less likely to cover treatment by doctors at centers affiliated with the U.S. National Cancer Institute

NCI-Designated Care Often Excluded in Narrow Health Plans

Oncologists affiliated with NCI-Designated or NCCN Cancer Centers more likely excluded in narrow plans
The increasing participation of men in registered nursing can be attributed to multiple factors

Men Now Comprise ~10 Percent of RN Workforce

About half of increase due to educational attainment, rising demand, liberalizing gender attitudes
Patients served by the beleaguered Veterans Affairs health system may have wider access to private care

Congress Approves Bill Expanding Private Care for VA Patients

New bill would open up access to private doctors for veterans
Programmed cell death 1 inhibition with pembrolizumab is showing early promise for some patients with advanced non-small-cell lung cancer

AACR: Pembrolizumab Shows Promise in Advanced Lung Cancer

Keytruda (pembrolizumab) is already approved to treat melanoma
Youth with asthma have considerably higher use of tobacco products than those without asthma

Greater Use of Tobacco Products Among Youth With Asthma

E-cigarettes most commonly used product among middle-, high-school students with, without asthma
Burnout is prevalent among physicians

Burnout Found Prevalent Among Doctors in Single Health System

Link between patient satisfaction and emotional exhaustion; also tied to odds of leaving organization
Adherence to antibiotic guidelines for acute chest syndrome in children with sickle cell disease varies widely

Antibiotic Rx Adherence Varies Widely in Sickle Cell Care

Guideline-adherent therapy tied to fewer 30-day readmissions
Family-reported quality of end-of-life care is significantly better for patients with cancer or dementia than for patients with other chronic conditions

End-of-Life Care Received Varies Based on Type of Disease

Cancer and dementia patients get more access to palliative care