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Self-reported poor oral health is not associated with gastrointestinal cancer risk

Poor Oral Health Not Linked to Gastrointestinal Cancer Risk

In site-specific analyses, significant correlation seen for poor oral health with hepatocellular carcinoma
Older individuals who develop cancer have better memory and slower memory decline than those who remain cancer-free

Seniors Who Develop Cancer Have Better Memory, Slower Decline

Rate of memory decline 3.9 percent slower in those with, versus those without, cancer diagnosis
The indication for a cystic fibrosis treatment

FDA Expands Cystic Fibrosis Treatment Approval to Children Ages 6 to 12

Symdeko previously approved for patients ≥12 years with cystic fibrosis and certain genetic mutations
The U.S. National Domestic Violence Hotline had its busiest year ever in 2018

2018 Busiest Year Ever for U.S. National Domestic Violence Hotline

Since 1996, the hotline has provided 24-hour, year-round support for people affected by domestic violence
More Americans age 55 years and older are undergoing cosmetic procedures

2018 Saw Increase in Cosmetic Procedures for Over 55s

Increases seen in liposuction, hair transplantation, breast augmentation, use of Botox, soft tissue fillers
Geographic patterns of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease prevalence are similar among current smokers

Geographic Patterns of COPD Similar for Smokers, Nonsmokers

Prevalence of COPD higher in southeastern and Appalachian states, regardless of smoking status
For adults with a deviated septum

Septoplasty Beats Nonsurgical Management for Deviated Septum

Improvement in health-related quality of life greater for septoplasty versus nonsurgical management
From 2010 to 2016

Obesity Prevalence Down in Young Children Enrolled in WIC

Prevalence decreased from 2010 to 2016 for children aged 2 through 4 enrolled in WIC
Prospective validation of existing renal cell carcinoma prediction models demonstrates a decrease in their predictive ability

Study Reveals Lower Predictive Ability for Renal Cancer Models

Prospective validation shows decrease in predictive ability compared with previous retrospective validations
Working in the six months before initiating hemodialysis is associated with better survival

Maintaining Work During Dialysis Tied to Higher Survival

Employment rates low among patients initiating dialysis