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Physicians have ranked electronic health record systems based on five key performance areas

Physicians Rank the Best EHR Systems of 2014

EHRs ranked in five performance areas, including quality of care, patient portal, technical support
Lower ultraviolet light is associated with increased rate of diverticulitis admissions

More Diverticulitis in Areas With Low-UV Light Exposure

Low versus high UV areas have higher rate of diverticulitis admissions, diverticular abscess
For patients undergoing nonelective colorectal resection

NSAIDs Up Odds of Anastomotic Leak Post-Colorectal Resection

Findings show increased odds for patients undergoing nonelective colorectal resection
Ebola virus-infected pregnant women are at risk for adverse maternal and fetal outcomes

Risks for Ebola Virus-Infected Pregnant Women Discussed

Limited data suggest increased risks of adverse neonatal and maternal outcomes
For postangiography patients

Metabolic Syndrome May Raise Death Risk Postangiography

Significantly increased risk for stable patients but not for those with acute coronary syndrome
Regular exercise doesn't erase the higher risk of serious illness or premature death that comes from sitting too much each day

Prolonged Sitting Is Health Hazard, Despite Exercise

Biggest health hazard resulting from prolonged sitting is type 2 diabetes
Prone sleeping may boost risk of sudden death in epilepsy

Prone Sleep Position Tied to Higher Mortality in Epilepsy

Higher risk found in those younger than 40
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Cosentyx (secukinumab) to treat adults with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis.

FDA Approves New Drug to Treat Plaque Psoriasis

Cosentyx hinders protein that spurs skin inflammation
Increased Medicaid reimbursement to primary care providers is associated with improved appointment availability

Higher Medicaid Reimbursement Ups Appointment Availability

Increased reimbursement to primary care providers linked to more availability of appointments
Although use of intracytoplasmic sperm injection has doubled in the past decade

Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection Rates Have Doubled

But the procedure is not always tied to better outcomes