This cohort study uses registry and Medicare claims data to assess the frequency of ICD implantation within 1 year of myocardial infarction and to compare mortality in patients with vs without ICDs.
This population-based cohort study reports that screening echocardiography before day 3 of life to identify patent ductus arteriosus among extremely preterm infants was associated with lower in-hospital mortality and likelihood of pulmonary hemorrhage.
This case-control study examines the association between use of phosphodiesterase type 5 (PDE5) inhibitors for erectile dysfunction and malignant melanoma risk.
This meta-analysis summarizes the effectiveness of cannabis and cannabinoids for managing medical and psychotic disorders, including chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting, chronic pain, and mood and sleep disorders.
This study analyzed the dose accuracy of labels from edibile medical cannabis products dispensed in 3 US cities.
This Viewpoint discusses the importance and progress of neutralizing human immunodeficiency virus through efforts to induce broadly reactive neutralizing antibodies.
Based on the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee’s recent recommendations, this Viewpoint urges the US Department of Agriculture and US Department of Health and Human Services to remove limits on total fat consumption in their 2015 Dietary Guideline to promote consumption of healthful fat.
This Viewpoint describes the current regulation of indoor tanning equipment and the need for a broader public health approach to prevent and reduce skin cancer caused by indoor tanning.
This Viewpoint reflects on recent events in Baltimore and the role of public health in the immediate response, in understanding the basis of unrest, and in long-term solutions to health inequities.
This Editorial discusses some of the medical and legal considerations surrounding use of medical marijuana and cannabinoid drugs.
This synopsis of a medicine grand rounds conference uses an example of a patient with chronic low back pain as the basis for discussing the use of medical marijuana for treating chronic pain and other disorders.
This JAMA Clinical Guidelines Synopsis article summarizes the evidence for perioperative use of β-blockers in patients with or at risk of developing cardiovascular disease.
In the wake of increasing antimicrobial resistance threats, this article discusses some recent government initiatives and efforts by scientists, physicians, and public health officials to combat drug-resistant bacteria.
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