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Seven percent of persons with HIV infection report cost saving-related nonadherence to prescription medication

Cost Saving-Related Rx Nonadherence Found for 7 Percent With HIV

Persons nonadherent due to cost more likely to have visited ED, been hospitalized, not be virally suppressed
From 1999 to 2017

1999 to 2017 Saw Drop in IBD Hospitalization Rate for Whites

Crohn disease, ulcerative colitis hospitalizations decreased for white, but not black, seniors aged ≥65
Potentially nephrotoxic medications are prescribed at a higher rate to children with versus without chronic kidney disease

Potentially Nephrotoxic Meds Prescribed to Children With CKD

Potentially nephrotoxic meds prescribed at higher rate to children with versus without chronic kidney disease
Facebook should remove "factually inaccurate" ads that "suggest negative health effects" of the HIV-prevention medication Truvada

Facebook Asked to Remove ‘Factually Inaccurate’ Ads About PrEP

Ads are from law firms seeking litigants for class-action lawsuit against Truvada maker Gilead Sciences

Radiological Society of North America, Dec. 1-6

The 105th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America The annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North...
A considerable proportion of antibiotics are prescribed without a documented indication

Antibiotics Often Prescribed Without Documented Indication

Of 130.5 million prescriptions in 2015, 18 percent had no documented indication
Few child care center directors report having an influenza vaccine requirement for children and adult caregivers

Few Child Care Centers Report Flu Vaccine Requirements

Having state influenza vaccine law for children predicted child influenza vaccine requirement
Labeling foods

Labeling Exercise Needed to Burn Food May Cut Calories Consumed

Labeling foods with the amount of physical activity needed to burn off calories tied to healthier choices
A proximal radial artery endovascular arteriovenous fistula to allow vascular access in patients who require hemodialysis remains highly functional at two years

Endovascular AVF for Dialysis Access Shows High Patency Rate

Cumulative patency rate was 92.7 percent at 24 months for proximal radial artery arteriovenous fistula
Among children with Hodgkin lymphoma enrolled in phase III trials

Survival Worse for Nonwhite Children With Hodgkin Lymphoma

Risk for postrelapse mortality 2.7-, 3.5-fold higher for Hispanics, non-Hispanic blacks versus whites