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Articles from Physician's Briefings (July 13, 2018)

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100 Now Sickened by Salmonella-Tainted Honey Smacks Cereal; Thirty people have been hospitalized, but no deaths have been reported. 228
11.2% of U.S. Adults Aged ≥45 Report Subjective Mental Decline; About half of those reporting subjective cognitive decline report SCD-related functional limitations. Report 172
AAP: Lawnmowers Pose Serious Injury Risk to Children; American Academy of Pediatrics offers safety tips for children around lawnmowers. 178
Blacks Have Elevated HTN Risk Through Age 55 Years; Regardless of BP levels in young adulthood, blacks have increased hypertension risk versus whites. 252
Cutting Insurance Eligibility Ups Peds Hospitalization Cost Burden; Reducing public insurance eligibility limits would raise numbers of ineligible pediatric hospitalizations. 243
Data Support FDA Restrictions on Child Cough and Cold Medicines; Surveillance data showed more adverse events for children exposed to hydrocodone than codeine. 182
Fish Pedicure Causes Woman to Lose Toenails; Dermatologists should be aware of potential skin, nail problems tied to fish pedicures. 163
Gender Bias in Medicine Has Far-Reaching Consequences; Exclusion of women from upper echelons of medicine may have real implications for patient care. 251
Higher Vitamin D Levels May Lower Breast Cancer Risk; Pooled analysis finds levels ≥60 ng/mL are most protective among women aged 55 years and older. 289
Jury Awards $4.62B in Johnson & Johnson Talcum Powder Lawsuit; The award includes $550 million in compensatory damages and $4.14 billion in punitive damages. 181
Many Non-Emergency Medicine Trained Physicians in ER Care; Higher proportion of emergency medicine trained clinicians in urban versus rural counties. 253
Most Back Pain Patients Halt Opioid Use After Surgery; Duration of preoperative opioid predicts sustained use after surgery. 219
Sociodemographic Disparities in Eyeglass Use Among Elderly; Glasses use less likely for those who were older, non-white, had lower educational levels, less affluent. 207
Two Regimens Fail to Stop Declines in ?-Cell Function; Metformin alone or after insulin no help in youth with new diabetes, impaired glucose tolerance. 230
Virtual Assistants Not HIPAA Compliant; Lawyer recommends physicians should not bring Siri and Alexa to the office. 174

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