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Tue, Mar 6, 2018 - Participation in sports, including sports with high activity scores, seems safe after total knee arthroplasty, according to research presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, held from March 6 to 10 in New Orleans. Read More >
AAOS: Participation in Sports Safe After Total Knee Arthroplasty
Tue, Mar 6, 2018 - For adolescents, a health care professional human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine communication intervention is associated with improved HPV vaccine series initiation and completion, according to a study published online March 5 in JAMA Pediatrics. Read More >
HPV Vaccine Intervention Tied to Increased Vaccination
Tue, Mar 6, 2018 - Compared to whites, blacks and Hispanics have increased markers of poor prognosis of type 1 diabetes at diagnosis and three years post-diagnosis, according to a study published online March 1 in Diabetes Care. Read More >
Minorities Face Worse Prognosis and Complications in T1DM
Tue, Mar 6, 2018 - Quintupling the dose of inhaled glucocorticoids seems not to be effective for preventing exacerbations among children with asthma, while quadrupling the dose may be beneficial for adolescents and adults, according to two studies published online March 3 i Read More >
Quintupled Glucocorticoid Dose No Help in Pediatric Asthma
Tue, Mar 6, 2018 - Exposure to parent encouragement to diet as an adolescent is tied to long-term harmful weight-related and emotional health outcomes and appears to be transmitted to the next generation, according to a study published online March 6 in Pediatrics. Read More >
Parental Dieting Pressure Linked to Long-Term Harm
Tue, Mar 6, 2018 - Strong state firearm policies are associated with lower firearm suicide rates and lower homicide rates, according to a study published online March 5 in JAMA Internal Medicine. Read More >
Strong State Firearm Policies, Lower Firearm Suicide Rate Tied
Tue, Mar 6, 2018 - Implementation of a ban on menthol cigarettes results in an increase in those attempting to quit, and an increase in use of other flavored tobacco or electronic-cigarette use, according to a study published online March 5 in JAMA Internal Medicine. Read More >
Increase in Other Flavored Tobacco Use After Menthol Ban
Tue, Mar 6, 2018 - Guidance has been developed for hemoglobin A1c targets for glycemic control among nonpregnant adults with type 2 diabetes; the guidance statement was published online March 6 in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Read More >
ACP Updates Guidance for HbA1c Targets for Adults With T2DM