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Articles from Physician's Briefings (June 6, 2018)

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AAFP Joins Call on FDA to Reduce Nicotine Content in Cigarettes; AAFP and other signatories also call on FDA to apply the proposal to other combustible tobacco products. 232
AMA Guide Highlights Importance of Caring for Caregivers; Burnout can have harmful effects for both patients and caregivers if left unaddressed. 240
ASCO: New Assays May Detect Early Lung Cancer in Blood; Targeted sequencing, whole-genome sequencing, whole-genome bisulfite sequencing show potential. 259
CDC: Prevalence of No Insurance Varies by Occupational Groups; Significant drop in prevalence of uninsured from 2013 to 2014; variation by occupation in both years. 251
Disparities for Risk of Recurrent Hemorrhagic Stroke Unexplained; Higher risk of second hemorrhagic stroke in blacks, Hispanics, not fully explained by hypertension severity. Clinical report 234
Job Strain May Raise Death Risk in Men With Cardiometabolic Dz; Increased mortality greater than excess linked to HTN, obesity, physical inactivity, high alcohol intake. 250
Lifetime Risks Temper Biomarker Tests for Alzheimer Dz Dementia; Those younger than 85 years with MCI, amyloidosis, neurodegeneration have risk >50 percent. 193
Microbiota in Breastfed Infants May Help Prevent Overweight; Elevated risk of overweight for formula-fed infants attenuated with adjustment for gut microbiota. 265
Mifepristone Pre-Tx Improves Management of Early Miscarriage; Successful management likely for pretreatment with mifepristone followed by misoprostol. Medical condition overview 265
More Adults Go to Psychiatrist, Not PCP, for Mental Health Care; But, older adults just as likely to see a primary care physician for mental health-related issues. 227
Online Consumer Ratings of Physicians Tend to Be Skewed; Ratings also differ significantly by specialty group. 233
Post-Transplant Tx Reduces Wait for Kidney in Hep C+ Patients; Delaying treatment until after transplant doesn't adversely impact kidney allograft or survival. 237
Preschool Home Visits May Cut Later Need for School Services; Four years post-intervention, reduced need for school services in children from low-income families. 245
Radial-Artery Grafts Better Than Saphenous-Vein Grafts in CABG; Lower adverse cardiac events seen at five-year follow-up after coronary-artery bypass surgery. 302
Under New Guidelines, More Stroke Survivors With HTN Dx; Also, more are not within recommended BP target compared with Joint National Committee report. 236

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