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The number of illnesses in a Salmonella outbreak linked to beef products from Arizona-based JBS Tolleson Inc. now stands at 333 in 28 states

CDC: More Cases in Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Recalled Beef

Three more states have reported illnesses; 87 new cases include 32 people who have been hospitalized

American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Dec. 2-6

The ASHP Midyear 2018 Clinical Meeting & Exhibition The annual meeting of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) was held from Dec....
Eligibility criteria for lower-extremity arthroplasty may result in reduced odds of eligibility among minorities

Eligibility Criteria Limit Access to Arthroplasty for Minorities

Those with lower socioeconomic status, lower education level have reduced odds of being eligible
In infants with cystic fibrosis

Inhaling Hypertonic Saline May Aid Infants With Cystic Fibrosis

The preventive treatment is safe and may provide clinical benefits in first year of life
Late recurrence after hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) resection is associated with sex

Risk Factors Identified for Late Recurrence of Liver Cancer

Postoperative surveillance improves chances of further potentially curative treatments
Patient-reported outcome measures can be useful for measuring symptoms in primary care clinics if clinicians use these measures to improve care

Patient-Reported Outcome Measures May Aid Communication

Usefulness of PROs varies based on how much doctors value, prioritize, and use them
A large proportion of the U.S. population seems to have negative attitudes toward weight-loss surgery

Negative Attitudes Reported Toward Weight-Loss Surgery

Women more likely to think surgery is needed for health, less likely to consider it 'easy way out'
Despite declining incidence

Risk for Hospitalization for Heart Failure Greater With Diabetes

Rate has declined but remains higher in those with type 1 or 2 diabetes than in those without
Adults with influenza are more likely to be hospitalized if they are obese or underweight than if they are normal weight

Influenza Hospitalization More Likely in Underweight, Obese

Clinicians should consider body mass index when deciding on treatment course
Men with localized prostate cancer benefit from radical prostatectomy

Radical Prostatectomy Has Lasting Benefit for Localized Cancer

Mean 2.9 years gained after 23 years of follow-up among men with localized prostate cancer