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August 8, 2012, Vol 308, No. 6, Pages 541-632

This Week in JAMA

This Week in JAMA

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JAMA. 2012;308(6):541. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.3138
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The Supreme Court's Historic Ruling on the Affordable Care Act: Economic Sustainability and Universal Coverage

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JAMA. 2012;308(6):571-572. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.9061

Transcatheter Valve Replacement for Aortic Stenosis: Balancing Benefits, Risks, and Expectations

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JAMA. 2012;308(6):573-574. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.9427

The Importance of Potential Studies That Have Not Existed and Registration of Observational Data Sets

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JAMA. 2012;308(6):575-576. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.8144

Payment Reform for Primary Care Within the Accountable Care Organization: A Critical Issue for Health System Reform

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JAMA. 2012;308(6):577-578. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.8696
A Piece of My Mind

VIP and UIP

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JAMA. 2012;308(6):579-580. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.8727
Original Contribution

Association of Weight Status With Mortality in Adults With Incident Diabetes

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JAMA. 2012;308(6):581-590. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.9282

To test the association of weight status with mortality in adults with diabetes, Carnethon and colleagues performed a pooled analysis of 5 longitudinal cohort studies. They compared participants who were normal weight and overweight or obese at the time of incident diabetes. In an 9776, Flores and Castillo-Florez discuss the challenges regarding diabetes and weight status.

Trends in Serum Lipids Among US Youths Aged 6 to 19 Years, 1988-2010

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JAMA. 2012;308(6):591-600. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.9136

In a cross-sectional analysis of serum lipid concentrations among 16 116 youths aged 6 to 19 years who participated in NHANES, Kit and coauthors examine trends in lipid concentrations from 1988-1994 through 2007-2010.

HIV in Persons Born Outside the United States, 2007-2010

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JAMA. 2012;308(6):601-607. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.9046

Prosser and coauthors estimated the number of cases of HIV in persons born outside the United States from 2007-2010. In an accompanying 8670, Dr Katz discussed how immigration of persons to the United States from different parts of the world brings health challenges.

Editorial

Beyond the Obesity Paradox in Diabetes: Fitness, Fatness, and Mortality

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JAMA. 2012;308(6):619-620. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.9776

Declining Cholesterol Levels in US Youths: A Reason for Optimism

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JAMA. 2012;308(6):621-622. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.9621

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HIV Infection Among Persons Born Outside the United States

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JAMA. 2012;308(6):623-624. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.8670
Clinical Crossroads

Clinician's Corner

Management of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: A 60-Year-Old Man With Probable Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: Weight Reduction, Liver Biopsy, or Both?

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JAMA. 2012;308(6):608-616. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.8402

Mr T, a 60-year-old man, has obesity, diabetes mellitus, and increased serum transaminase levels. Afdhal discusses evidence-based management of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, including differentiation between simple steatosis and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis.

JAMA Clinical Challenge

Clinician's Corner

Silvery-Gray Hair in a Newborn

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JAMA. 2012;308(6):617-618. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.8136
Medical News & Perspectives

Groups Propose Plan to Accredit Controversial Stem Cell Therapy Clinics

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JAMA. 2012;308(6):553-555. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.7959

Oncology Drugs Enter the US Market Faster Than in Europe but Cost More

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JAMA. 2012;308(6):555. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.9535

Endocrine Society Seeks Better Testing to Determine Endocrine Disruptor Health Risks

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JAMA. 2012;308(6):556-557. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.8816

Database of Food-Borne Pathogen Genomes Created

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JAMA. 2012;308(6):557. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.9550
News From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Capitol Health Call

FDA Role in Drug Shortages

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JAMA. 2012;308(6):558. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.8914

HIV-Infected Organ Transplants

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JAMA. 2012;308(6):558. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.9553

Incentives for New Antibiotics

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JAMA. 2012;308(6):558. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.9558

Sustainable Growth Rate

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JAMA. 2012;308(6):558. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.9564
Letters

Helicopter vs Ground Transportation for Patients With Trauma

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JAMA. 2012;308(6):563-565. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.7770

Helicopter vs Ground Transportation for Patients With Trauma

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JAMA. 2012;308(6):563-565. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.7772

Helicopter vs Ground Transportation for Patients With Trauma

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JAMA. 2012;308(6):563-565. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.7774

Helicopter vs Ground Transportation for Patients With Trauma

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JAMA. 2012;308(6):563-565. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.7776

Helicopter vs Ground Transportation for Patients With Trauma—Reply

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JAMA. 2012;308(6):563-565. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.7778

Abciximab vs Thrombectomy for Reperfusion in Myocardial Infarction

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JAMA. 2012;308(6):565-567. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.8155

Abciximab vs Thrombectomy for Reperfusion in Myocardial Infarction—Reply

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JAMA. 2012;308(6):565-567. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.8167

Brachytherapy vs Whole-Breast Irradiation for Breast Cancer

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JAMA. 2012;308(6):567-568. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.8486

Brachytherapy vs Whole-Breast Irradiation for Breast Cancer—Reply

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JAMA. 2012;308(6):567-568. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.8490
The Cover

New Ways on Banquereau

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JAMA. 2012;308(6):547. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.3134
Poetry and Medicine

October Crossing

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JAMA. 2012;308(6):548. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.3631
JAMA Patient Page

Dry Eye

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JAMA. 2012;308(6):632. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.6221
JAMA Masthead

About This Journal

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JAMA. 2012;308(6):543. doi:10.1001/jama.308.6.543
JAMA 100 Years Ago

THE HOSPITAL'S NEED OF A DENTAL STAFF

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JAMA. 2012;308(6):549. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.3135
Book and Media Reviews

Hidden Treasure: The National Library of Medicine

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JAMA. 2012;308(6):625-626. doi:10.1001/jama.308.6.625

Bouncebacks! Medical and Legal

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JAMA. 2012;308(6):626. doi:10.1001/jama.308.6.626
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