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January 13, 2015, Vol 313, No. 2, Pages 111-212 | Scientific Discovery and the Future of Medicine

In This Issue of JAMA

Highlights

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JAMA. 2015;313(2):111-113. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.11511
Original Investigation

Community-Wide Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Programs and Health Outcomes in a Rural County, 1970-2010

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JAMA. 2015;313(2):147-155. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.16969

This 40-year observational study reports that sustained, community-wide programs targeting cardiovascular risk factors and behavior changes to improve a Maine county’s population health were associated with reductions in hospitalization and mortality.

Association Between Asthma and Risk of Developing Obstructive Sleep Apnea

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JAMA. 2015;313(2):156-164. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.17822

Dr Teodorescu and coauthors examine the prospective relationship of asthma with incident obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) among 547 adults in Wisconsin.

Differences in Breast Cancer Stage at Diagnosis and Cancer-Specific Survival by Race and Ethnicity in the United States

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JAMA. 2015;313(2):165-173. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.17322

This observational database study using the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results 18 registries reports that among US women diagnosed with invasive breast cancer, the likelihood of diagnosis at an early stage, and survival after stage I diagnosis, varied by race and ethnicity.

Research Letter

Variation in and Factors Associated With Use of Episiotomy

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JAMA. 2015;313(2):197-199. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.14774
Special Communication

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The Anatomy of Medical Research: US and International Comparisons

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JAMA. 2015;313(2):174-189. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.15939

This Special Communication compares investment in medical research in the United States and other developed countries over the past 2 decades by quantifying total public and private investment and personnel and evaluating resulting patents, publications, drug and device approvals, and value created.

Viewpoint

Scientific Discovery and the Future of Medicine

Exceptional Opportunities in Medical Science: A View From the National Institutes of Health

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JAMA. 2015;313(2):131-132. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.16736

This viewpoints reviews the health breakthroughs brought by the National Institutes of Health, considers new opportunities in research, and calls for adequate funding to ensure those promises are fulfilled.

Scientific Discovery and the Future of Medicine

Supporting Biomedical Research: Meeting Challenges and Opportunities at HHMI

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JAMA. 2015;313(2):133-135. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.16543

This Viewpoint discusses how the Howard Hughes Medical Institute is responding the challenges and opportunities related to the training of patient-oriented physician-scientists.

Scientific Discovery and the Future of Medicine

Nanotechnology

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JAMA. 2015;313(2):135-136. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.16315

This Viewpoint explores nanotechnology for therapeutics, diagnostics, and imaging.

A Piece of My Mind

Take a Look at Me Now

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JAMA. 2015;313(2):137-138. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.15774
Editorial

Improving Cardiovascular Health in a Rural Population: Can Other Communities Do the Same?

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JAMA. 2015;313(2):139-140. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.16963

Race, Ethnicity, and the Diagnosis of Breast Cancer

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JAMA. 2015;313(2):141-142. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.17323

Scientific Discovery and the Future of Medicine

Restore the US Lead in Biomedical Research

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JAMA. 2015;313(2):143-144. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.17660

Scientific Discovery and the Future of Medicine

Scientific Discovery and the Future of Medicine

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JAMA. 2015;313(2):145-146. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.17937
From the JAMA Network

Rates of Psychiatrists’ Participation in Health Insurance Networks

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JAMA. 2015;313(2):190-191. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.12472
JAMA Clinical Guidelines Synopsis

Screening for Asymptomatic Carotid Artery Stenosis

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JAMA. 2015;313(2):192-194. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.16804

This JAMA Clinical Guidelines Synopsis article evaluates the most recent US Preventive Services Task Force guideline on screening for carotid artery stenosis in asymptomatic adults.

JAMA Diagnostic Test Interpretation

Lactate in Sepsis

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JAMA. 2015;313(2):194-195. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.13811
Medical News & Perspectives

ASCO Calls for Medicaid Reform to Improve Cancer Care for Beneficiaries

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JAMA. 2015;313(2):121-122. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.17358
The JAMA Forum

States Are the Key to Both Strengthening and Replacing the Affordable Care Act

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JAMA. 2015;313(2):123. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.16440
News From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Incentives to Help Smokers

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JAMA. 2015;313(2):125. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.17379

Mental Disorders Linked With Chronic Diseases

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JAMA. 2015;313(2):125. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.17382
Capitol Health Call

Legislation Introduced to Spur Ebola Treatments and Vaccines

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JAMA. 2015;313(2):124. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.16642

Clarification Needed on Medicare Part B Payment Policy

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JAMA. 2015;313(2):124. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.17744

Senators Request Data About “Pay-for-Delay”

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JAMA. 2015;313(2):124. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.17746

Call for “All-Hands-on-Deck” Government Response to Ebola

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JAMA. 2015;313(2):124. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.17748
The Art of JAMA

Fogbound Shores, Antarctica: Leland Curtis

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JAMA. 2015;313(2):118-119. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.11513
Poetry and Medicine

Unanswered Questions

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JAMA. 2015;313(2):204. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.10833
JAMA Revisited

The Medicine of the Future

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JAMA. 2015;313(2):205. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.11506
JAMA Patient Page

Testing for Carotid Stenosis

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JAMA. 2015;313(2):212. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.16392
Comment & Response

Decision-Support Guide and Use of Prenatal Genetic Testing

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JAMA. 2015;313(2):199. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.16473

Decision-Support Guide and Use of Prenatal Genetic Testing

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JAMA. 2015;313(2):199-200. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.16476

Decision-Support Guide and Use of Prenatal Genetic Testing—Reply

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JAMA. 2015;313(2):200-201. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.16488

Reporting of Diabetes Trends Among Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders

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JAMA. 2015;313(2):201. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.16597

Reporting of Diabetes Trends Among Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders—Reply

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JAMA. 2015;313(2):201-202. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.16603

Direct-to-Consumer Screening Companies

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JAMA. 2015;313(2):202. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.15901

Direct-to-Consumer Screening Companies—Reply

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JAMA. 2015;313(2):202-203. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.15906
JAMA Masthead

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JAMA. 2015;313(2):115-116. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.11512
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