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Tue, Feb 21, 2017 - Successful weight maintenance may be more likely with a series of post-diet coaching sessions conducted mostly by phone, according to a study published online Feb. 21 in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Read More >
Maintenance Intervention Improves Long-Term Weight Loss
Tue, Feb 21, 2017 - Consumption of mercury-laden seafood is associated with risk of developing amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, according to a study scheduled for presentation at the upcoming annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology, to be held from April 22 to 28 i Read More >
AAN: Mercury in Seafood May Be Tied to Higher Risk of ALS
Tue, Feb 21, 2017 - Patients addicted to opioids treated in a hospital emergency department do better when they receive medication to reduce opioid cravings, according to a study published online Feb. 13 in the Journal of General Internal Medicine. Read More >
Patients With Opioid Addiction Benefit From Tx Initiated in ER
Tue, Feb 21, 2017 - For high-risk patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention or transcatheter aortic valve replacement, furosemide with matched hydration via the RenalGuard system may reduce the incidence of contrast-induced acute kidney injury, according to a me Read More >
Furosemide + Matched Hydration Cuts Contrast-Induced AKI

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Collaborative Care Cuts Depressive Symptoms in Seniors
Wed, Feb 22, 2017 - For older adults with subthreshold depression, collaborative care is associated with a reduction in ..... Read More >
Diet, Tobacco Counseling Feasible During Optometry Visits
Wed, Feb 22, 2017 - Many adults expect their optometrist to ask about smoking and diet habits, and most feel comfortable..... Read More >
Weight Loss of 10% Beneficial in Overweight, Not Obese, With DM
Wed, Feb 22, 2017 - For overweight, but not obese, individuals with type 2 diabetes, sustained weight loss of 10 percent..... Read More >
Cancer Survivors Likely to Change Rx Drug Use for Financial Reasons
Wed, Feb 22, 2017 - Nonelderly cancer survivors are more likely to report changes in prescription drug use for financial..... Read More >
Survival 79 Percent for Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia
Wed, Feb 22, 2017 - Survival is 79 percent for neonates with congenital diaphragmatic hernia undergoing surgical repair,..... Read More >
Nursing Homes Rarely Use Isolation for Drug-Resistant Bugs
Wed, Feb 22, 2017 - Isolation precautions are infrequently used for nursing home residents with multidrug-resistant orga..... Read More >