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Ventilatory Burden Can Assess Severity of Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Ventilatory burden can also predict all-cause and cardiovascular disease mortality

Treatment of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms Tied to Reduced Risk for Death in Men

Significant reductions seen in death with 1-point improvement in AUA Symptom Score, and in storage and voiding subscales

Exercise Stress Tests Can Also Predict Noncardiovascular Deaths

Low functional aerobic capacity, abnormal heart rate recovery, and low chronotropic index tied to noncardiovascular death

ED Pediatric Readiness Cuts In-Hospital Mortality

However, pediatric readiness does not eliminate Black mortality disparity for children's medical emergencies

Pulmonary Embolism-Related Mortality Remained Unchanged From 2006 to 2019

Age-adjusted mortality rate increased for men versus women and Black versus White patients

Obesity-Linked CV Mortality Increased From 1999 to 2020

Highest age-adjusted mortality rates seen for Black individuals, and greatest temporal increase found in American Indian and Alaska Native individuals

Overdose Deaths Involving Counterfeit Pills Increasing in U.S.

Quarterly percentage of deaths more than doubled with evidence of counterfeit pill use from July to September 2019 to October to December 2021

More Than One in Four Older Adults Report Falling in the Previous Year

Self-reported falls more common in women, but fall-related deaths more common in men

Total Hip Arthroplasty Can Be Performed Safely in 90-Year-Olds

Comorbidities tied to higher rates of complications and postoperative morbidity

Mortality Lower for Patients With Obesity and ARDS Receiving ECMO

ICU mortality lower compared with patients without obesity in multivariable and propensity score-matched analyses