This Viewpoint discusses whether parental objections to mandatory childhood vaccinations justify decisions that place the community at risk.
This Viewpoint describes an Institute of Medicine report on chronic fatigue syndrome, the result of efforts to develop diagnostic criteria for clinical use and recommend new terminology for the disorder.
This Viewpoint proposes applying web-based technologies combined with user-centered design to improve the advance care planning process for patients, families, and clinicians.
This Viewpoint reviews the inception of public health education and recalls then visionaries whose roles have slipped from common histories of the tale.
This randomized clinical trial reports that extended treatment with thienopyridine among patients undergoing coronary stent placement with bare metal stent did not result in statistically significant differences in rates of stent thrombosis or major adverse cardiac and cerebrovascular events.
Elmore and coauthors quantify the magnitude of diagnostic disagreement among pathologists from 8 US clinical practices compared with a consensus panel reference diagnosis and evaluate associated patient and pathologist characteristics.
This genome-wide association study identifies single-nucleotide polymorphisms that influence the association between use of aspirin, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or both and colorectal cancer.
This prospective cohort study found that health outcomes for elderly patients with back pain were no better for those who underwent early diagnostic imaging than those who did not.
This JAMA Clinical Guidelines Synopsis article evaluates the most recent US Preventive Services Task Force guideline on ultrasonographic screening for abdominal aortic aneurysms.