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Only about a quarter of Medicare beneficiaries fill a high-intensity statin prescription after discharge from hospitalization for a coronary heart disease event

Few Patients Fill High-Intensity Statin Rx After CHD Discharge

Twenty-seven percent of Medicare beneficiaries fill prescription for high-intensity statin
Many physicians report encountering barriers when referring cancer patients to specialty care

Physicians Hit Barriers in Making Cancer Referrals

Sixty percent of physicians report encountering any barrier to cancer specialty referrals
Patient satisfaction is high for shared medical appointments for preoperative consultation regarding Mohs micrographic surgery

Patients Satisfied With Shared Appointments Before Mohs Sx

High patient satisfaction for preoperative consultation for Mohs micrographic surgery
The adverse reproductive effects of 1

Vitamin B-12, Folate Mitigate Reproductive Effects of DDT

In women with vitamin B-12 deficiency, high DDT linked to lower incidence of clinical pregnancy

Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium, Jan. 15-17

The 12th Annual Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium The American Society of Clinical Oncology's 12th annual Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium was held from Jan. 15 to...
Among women who initiate highly-active antiretroviral therapy during pregnancy

Viral Load at Delivery in ~13 Percent of Women Taking HAART

Detectable viral load linked to multiparity, black ethnicity, education, timing of HAART initiation
About one in five children and adolescents had adverse lipid concentrations

Dyslipidemia, High BP Prevalent Among U.S. Youth

About one in five had dyslipidemia; one in ten had high or borderline BP in 2011 to 2012
An electronic alert triggered on order of intravenous (IV) proton pump inhibitors (PPI) can decrease the proportion of IV PPIs ordered

Electronic Alert Cuts Proportion of IV Proton Pump Inhibitors

Significant reduction in proton pump inhibitor use, associated institutional costs
Nonesterified fatty acids are associated with type 2 diabetes

n-3 Fatty Acids Cut Nonesterified Fatty Acid, T2DM Link

For individuals with lower n-3 levels, risk of T2DM increases across quartiles of NEFAs
Google Glass technology for remote electrocardiogram (ECG) interpretation is significantly less reliable than paper ECG

Google Glass Technology Less Reliable Than Paper ECG

Most physicians report being dissatisfied with ECG viewing on prism display of Google Glass