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Maternal exposure to higher levels of fluoride during pregnancy may be associated with lower IQ scores in young children

Maternal Exposure to Fluoride Linked to Lower Offspring IQ

Higher daily intake of fluoride among pregnant women linked to 3.66-point lower IQ score in boys, girls
The urgent individualized interventions to reduce firearm access

Extreme Risk Protection Orders May Help in Averting Shootings

Urgent individualized intervention may play role in efforts for prevention in analysis of cases in California
After any underlying causes are addressed and diet and lifestyle strategies are implemented

AHA: Prescription Omega-3 Fatty Acids Effectively Lower Triglycerides

4 g daily EPA+DHA or EPA only effective and safe for use as monotherapy or in combination
Adding mental health specialists

VA Mental Health Initiative Linked to Improved Access to Care

Addition of mental health specialists at primary care clinics increased utilization but also cost
Genetic liability to insomnia is associated with increased odds of major cardiovascular diseases

Genetic Liability to Insomnia Linked to Increased Odds of CVDs

Mendelian randomization analyses revealed greater odds of CAD, heart failure, ischemic stroke
Intensive glucose-lowering therapy is prevalent among U.S. adults with diabetes and results in hospitalizations and emergency department visits for hypoglycemia

Hypoglycemia Up With Intensive Glucose-Lowering Therapy

Intensive therapy resulted in estimated 9,578 hospitalizations, ED visits for hypoglycemia over two years
A parent-targeted intervention can increase adolescent-reported frequency of parent-adolescent communication about sexual and alcohol use behaviors

Parent-Targeted Intervention Can Up Communication With Teens

Intervention increased adolescent-reported frequency of parent-teen communication about sex, alcohol
Mechanical and oral antibiotic bowel preparation does not reduce surgical site infections or the overall morbidity of colon surgery versus no bowel preparation

Mechanical, Oral Antibiotic Bowel Prep Yields No Benefit for Colectomy

Authors urge reconsideration of recommendations for these types of bowel preps for elective colectomy
Alcohol consumption during pregnancy is associated with a dose-dependent increase in miscarriage risk

Alcohol Consumption in Pregnancy Ups Miscarriage Risk

Findings show dose-dependent response when consumption is more than five drinks per week
Among African-Americans

BP Outside of Clinic May Better Predict Outcomes in Black Patients

Higher systolic blood pressure measured with ambulatory monitoring tied to cardiovascular events, mortality