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MONTHLY BRIEFINGS - Jan 2018


Otolaryngology News (1056)

Thu, Feb 22, 2018 - The percentage of uninsured U.S. persons of all ages did not change significantly from 2016 to the first nine months of 2017, according to a report published online Feb. 22 by the National Center for Health Statistics. Read More >
CDC: No Change in Percentage of Uninsured in U.S. From '16 to '17
Tue, Feb 20, 2018 - Exclusive current cigarette and cigar use is associated with increased risk of all-cause mortality, according to a study published online Feb. 19 in JAMA Internal Medicine. Read More >
Mortality Risks of Exclusive Cigar, Cigarette, Pipe Use ID'd
Tue, Feb 20, 2018 - Burnout is prevalent among physicians, affecting over one-third of physicians in a single health system, and is associated with health care delivery, according to a research letter published online Feb. 19 in JAMA Internal Medicine. Read More >
Burnout Found Prevalent Among Doctors in Single Health System
Fri, Feb 16, 2018 - Patients with metabolic syndrome have a lower rate of recovery from sudden sensorineural hearing loss than those without, according to research published online Feb. 15 in JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery. Read More >
Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss Recovery Impacted by MetS
Fri, Feb 16, 2018 - For patients undergoing rhinoplasty, preoperative mental health does not appear to affect patient satisfaction with functional outcomes, according to a study published online Feb. 15 in JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery. Read More >
Pre-Op Mental Health Doesn't Affect Rhinoplasty Outcomes
Fri, Feb 16, 2018 - Most patients want greater connectivity, online tools and text messaging, as well as more time with their physicians, according to a report published in Medical Economics. Read More >
Patients Want Physicians to Have Greater Connectivity
Thu, Feb 15, 2018 - Consumption of ultra-processed food is associated with increased risk of overall and breast cancer, according to a study published online Feb. 14 in The BMJ. Read More >
Ultra-Processed Food Linked to Increased Overall Cancer Risk
Thu, Feb 15, 2018 - Laryngovideostroboscopy is effective for screening each patient with persistent dysphonia for vocal fold lesions, according to a study published online Jan. 10 in Head & Neck. Read More >
Laryngovideostroboscopy Useful for Vocal Fold Lesion Screening