This Viewpoint discusses potential consequences of China policies mandating attentive behaviors of children to their elder parents and punishing behaviors deemed insufficiently attentive through public shaming and loss of credit.
This Editorial discusses the US Preventive Services Task Force recommendation statement on screening for skin cancer and considers the importance of skin cancer prevention.
This Editorial discusses the US Preventive Services Task Force recommendations statement on screening for lipid disorders in children and adolescents and the low value this screening has.
This Editorial discusses the US Preventive Services Task Force recommendation statement on screening for latent tuberculosis infection in adults.
This secondary analysis of China Stroke Primary Prevention Trial data compares the effects of folic acid and enalapril vs enalapril alone on progression of CKD.
This cohort study assesses the associations of animal and plant protein intake with the risk for mortality in 2 populations of US adults.
This population-based study examines the association between use of incretin-based drugs in patients with type 2 diabetes and development of acute pancreatitis.
This population-based study examines whether the use of dipeptidylpeptidase-4 inhibitors and glucagon-like peptide 1 analogues is associated with an increased risk of incident bile duct and gallbladder disease in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.
This study uses Medical Expenditure Panel Survey data to characterize the prevalence of screen-positive depression and depression treatment in the United States in 2012 and 2013.
This study examines whether hospitals have consistent patterns of ICU utilization across 4 common medical conditions and the association between higher use of the ICU and hospital costs, use of invasive procedures, and mortality.
This analysis of survey data assesses changes in access to care, utilization, and self-reported health among low-income adults in 3 states—Kentucky, Arkansas, and Texas—taking alternative approaches to the Affordable Care Act.
This study uses data from 2 survey studies to examine associations between change in home-to-tobacco-outlet distance and change in smoking status among community-dwelling Finns.
This cohort study uses data on monozygotic twins with discordant body mass indexes to evaluate the association between obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease.
This pharmacoepidemiology study uses Medicare Part D data to describe changes in use of prescription drugs associated with an increase in fracture risk before and after fragility fractures.
This study uses Medicare data to characterize physician ordering of low-value breast cancer services including imaging for staging low-risk disease and IMRT after breast-conservation surgery.
This Evidence to Practice report assesses the comparative clinical effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, and potential budget impact of the CardioMEMS HF system relative to standard heart failure management.
This Teachable Moment explores innovations that improve the ability to treat disease but increase the potential to cause harm, and thus the importance of careful consideration of who should be treated, what with, and for how long.
This case series describes patients who experienced adverse effects associated with the ingestion of counterfeit alprazolam tablets.
This cohort study examines how hospitalized patients with serious illnesses evaluate states of cognitive or functional debility relative to death.
This study examines unauthorized online sales by private individuals of secondhand continuous positive airway pressure devices.
This study examines correlations between US specialty residency competitiveness and median salary, and between lifestyle factors and selection of a primary care specialty.
This population epidemiology study uses US Renal Data System data to characterize emergency department (ED) visits, hospitalizations from the ED, and demographic characteristics of patients with end-stage renal disease who used ED services between 2005 and 2011.
This survey study describes academic internal medicine physicians' understanding of benefits and harms of common medical interventions, their use of statistical terms in patient communication, and their awareness of high-value health care campaigns.
This study examines low-value health care spending among US adults ages 18 to 64 years using data from Optum Clinformatics Datamart of UnitedHealthcare commercial claims for 2011 to 2013.