This Viewpoint discusses the practice of scheduling overlapping surgeries, calls for studies to determine if the practice is harmful to patients, and suggests behavioral modification to help restore public trust of patients and regulators in surgeons and surgical practice.
This Viewpoint summarizes best practices for the diagnosis and treatment of anxiety disorders by nonpsychiatrist physicians.
This Viewpoint discusses cognitive biases that underlie vaccine hesitancy and refusal and proposes strategies for respectfully engaging with patients to address concerns and increase vaccination over time.
This randomized clinical trial compares the effects of 2000 IU vs 400 IU of vitamin D supplementation on the number of upper respiratory tract infections among preschool children during winter months in Canada.
This cohort analysis uses Nurses’ Health Study and Health Professionals Follow-Up Study data to examine the association between weight gain in early to middle adulthood and heart disease, cancer, and death later in life.
This cohort study examines whether reductions in hospital readmission rates following hospitalizations for heart failure, acute myocardial infarction, and pneumonia are associated with mortality rates after hospital discharge among Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries.
This review describes the characteristics of asthma and presents an evidence-based approach to the diagnosis and management of mild to moderate stable asthma in adults.
This JAMA Clinical Guidelines Synopsis summarizes the 2015 American Gastroenterological Association’s guideline on the management of acute diverticulitis.
A 24-year-old woman at 26 weeks’ gestation had a quickly developing vascular nodular mass with friable edges on her upper maxillary gingiva. She has no fever, local trauma, or lymphadenopathy. What would you do next?
This post hoc exploratory analysis of Lifestyle Interventions and Independence for Elders (LIFE) trial data examines the association between the trial’s physical activity intervention and sedentary time in older adults.
This Medical News article discusses how periodic bouts of a fasting-mimicking diet may affect longevity.