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Mortality from non-small cell lung cancer in the United States fell sharply from 2013 to 2016

Sharp Drop in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Mortality Seen in Recent Years

Reduction in incidence plus treatment advances explain the reduction in mortality
Compared with non-Hispanic White physicians

Burnout Less Likely for Doctors in Minority Race/Ethnic Groups

Non-Hispanic Black physicians more likely to report satisfaction with work-life integration versus White doctors
There are longitudinal changes in the microstructure and function of the brain in otherwise healthy

Brain Changes Identified in Nonconcussed Contact Athletes

Changes in brain microstructure, function seen in asymptomatic contact versus noncontact athletes
The Trump administration has agreed to pay $1.5 billion for 100 million doses of a COVID-19 vaccine from Moderna once it is approved

U.S. Government to Buy 100 Million Doses of COVID-19 Vaccine From Moderna

If the doses are used, they would be provided to Americans for free
New data show that many of the community outbreaks of COVID-19 that have cropped up in the United States this summer have originated in restaurants and bars.

Many Community Outbreaks of COVID-19 Traced to Restaurants, Bars

Whether the infections started among workers or patrons is unclear
While rates of hospitalization for children with COVID-19 remain low

CDC: Pediatric Hospitalizations for COVID-19 Increasing

A similar proportion of hospitalized children need intensive care as adults
Among children with myopia

Bifocal Contact Lenses May Slow Children’s Myopia Progression

Myopia progression reduced with high add power versus medium add power multifocal or single-vision contact lenses
In evidence-based guidelines issued by the American Society of Hematology and published in the Aug. 11 issue of Blood Advances

ASH Issues Guidelines on Newly Diagnosed AML in Older Adults

Antileukemic therapy recommended over supportive care for patients who are candidates for such therapy
From 1999 to 2016

Self-Reported Biotin Use Increased From 1999 to 2016

Prevalence of use increased especially in women and older adults; biotin may cause inaccurate lab results
Surgical delays do not seem to be life-threatening for women with ductal carcinoma in situ or with early-stage estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer

Surgical Delays Not Life-Threatening in Early Breast Cancer

Increased time to surgery linked to elevated odds of pathological upstaging in DCIS, not in invasive cancer