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Anticoagulation Report Has Little Impact in Discharge Summary

Safe Transitions Anticoagulation Report has no impact on clinical outcomes for patients on warfarin
An atypical presentation of contact dermatitis due to ultrasound gel has been reported in a 67-year-old male patient. The case report was published online Sept. 8 in the Journal of Dermatology.

Case Report Describes Contact Dermatitis From Ultrasound Gel

Atypical purpuric cutaneous presentation located on vascular axes after arterial Doppler
For patients with cervicogenic headache

Lasting Analgesia for Subcompartmental GON Block

Subcompartmental greater occipital nerve block gives 24 weeks analgesia in cervicogenic headache
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced new steps Thursday to improve the cleanliness of food manufacturing plants in the wake of a string of foodborne illness outbreaks.

FDA Announces New Steps to Improve Food Safety in U.S.

New rules focus on cleanliness of manufacturing facilities
The California State Assembly approved a bill on Wednesday that would allow doctors to prescribe life-ending medications to patients expected to die within six months.

California State Assembly Approves Right-to-Die Bill

California would become fifth state in which people are allowed to legally end their lives
Intestinal microbiomes might help determine not only body fat levels

Gut Microbiome May Play Role in BMI, HDL Cholesterol Levels

But more research needed to understand how different bacteria affect risk factors for heart disease
Consuming more fish may reduce risk of depression

Higher Fish Consumption Linked to Lower Risk of Depression

Association greater among men than women
Most children with type 1 diabetes don't need a yearly exam for diabetic retinopathy until age 15

Delayed Diabetic Retinopathy Screening May Be OK in T1DM

Yearly exams for most with T1DM can wait until 5 years after diagnosis or age 15, whichever is later
The percentage of youth ages 12 to 17 who smoke

Rates of Alcohol, Tobacco Use Down Among U.S. Teens

But marijuana, heroin use up
Nonsmokers account for a growing percentage of aggressive lung cancer cases in the United States and the United Kingdom

Nonsmokers Account for Rising Proportion of Lung Cancer Cases

U.S. and U.K. studies highlight the increasing prevalence of lung cancer in never-smokers