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This JAMA Forum discusses the increasingly privatized public health insurance programs in the US and the current debates over payment reform and prior authorization.
This review comprehensively explores the coverage and design of sugar-sweetened beverage taxes worldwide.
This cross-sectional study uses mortality data from the National Violent Death Reporting System to evaluate the association between the amount of alcohol consumed and the probability of using of a firearm as the method of suicide.
This cohort study uses National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey data to evaluate the association between number of days per week of recommended daily steps and mortality in adults.
This Medical News Q&A discusses research highlights from the recent Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections.
This Viewpoint discusses increased rates in pediatric mortality by age and cause between 1999 and 2021.
This Viewpoint discusses the need for accurately screening for and measuring adolescent food insecurity.
This randomized clinical trial investigates the efficacy of a smartphone-based Chinese culture–adapted digital cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia application compared with sleep education in reducing insomnia severity.
This cross-sectional study uses data from the Healthy Kids Colorado Survey to examine middle and high school students’ perception of the time they would need to access a loaded firearm.
This Viewpoint discusses the limitations of medical school ranking in attracting a diverse student population and urges administrators to holistically communicate their mission, goals, and learning environment as an alternative strategy.
This case-control study investigates the association of the US Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v Wade with mental distress among female individuals of reproductive age.
This narrative review discusses a potential model for trauma centers to provide comprehensive care to survivors of firearm injury based on the 2022 guidelines of the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma.
This survey study examines the knowledge, experiences, and attitudes of Swiss university students in the context of receiving human papillomavirus vaccination during primary care visits.
This Viewpoint from the president of the National Academy of Medicine looks back at the academy’s accomplishments and looks forward to the possibilities it hopes to achieve to better medicine and society.
This prognostic study uses data from publicly available online, health service, and hotline data sources as inputs into machine learning models to estimate the weekly and annual burden of firearm homicides and discusses the utility of this approach for public health prevention.
This cross-sectional study examines differences in the association of serum urate levels with consumption of alcohol, including Japanese traditional beverages such as sake and shochu, using intake standardized for ethanol content.
This cohort study examines the risk for opioid overdose associated with the presence of opioids within the household.
This Viewpoint discusses a consensus report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) that reviews the impact of COVID-19 on the health and well-being of children and families and what needs to be done to attenuate longer-term negative effects.
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