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August 18, 2015, Vol 314, No. 7, Pages 643-742

In This Issue of JAMA


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JAMA. 2015;314(7):643-645. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.11921

The Global Health Implications of e-Cigarettes

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JAMA. 2015;314(7):663-664. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.8676

This Viewpoint discusses the threats to public health from e-cigarettes specific to developing countries and urges governments and nongovernmental organizations to control their spread.

Costs Associated With Using Different Insulin Preparations

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JAMA. 2015;314(7):665-666. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.7032

This Viewpoint summarizes available insulin treatment regimens and the rationale for using each and proposes that treatment cost should be a factor in choosing which to use.

Measuring the Performance of Health Insurance Marketplaces

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JAMA. 2015;314(7):667-668. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.7248

In light of the King v Burell decision, this Viewpoint urges state legislators to look at the options and data before they leap into state-based marketplaces as part of the Affordable Care Act program.

Narrow Networks and the Affordable Care Act

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JAMA. 2015;314(7):669-670. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.6807

This Viewpoint explains the concept of narrow networks and the Affordable Care Act.

A Piece of My Mind

Writing the Wrong

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JAMA. 2015;314(7):671-672. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.5281

e-Cigarette Use and Subsequent Tobacco Use by AdolescentsNew Evidence About a Potential Risk of e-Cigarettes

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JAMA. 2015;314(7):673-674. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.8382

Innovations in Health Care DeliveryCall for Papers for a Yearlong Series

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JAMA. 2015;314(7):675-676. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.9257
Original Investigation

Tinzaparin vs Warfarin for Treatment of Acute Venous Thromboembolism in Patients With Active CancerA Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA. 2015;314(7):677-686. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.9243

This randomized trial compares the efficacy and safety of tinzaparin vs warfarin for treatment of acute, symptomatic venous thromboembolism in patients with active cancer.

Efficacy of Liraglutide for Weight Loss Among Patients With Type 2 DiabetesThe SCALE Diabetes Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA. 2015;314(7):687-699. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.9676

This randomized trial reports that, among overweight and obese participants with type 2 diabetes, use of daily liraglutide, a glucagon-like peptide 1 analog, resulted in weight loss over 56 weeks compared with placebo.

Association of Electronic Cigarette Use With Initiation of Combustible Tobacco Product Smoking in Early Adolescence

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JAMA. 2015;314(7):700-707. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.8950

This cohort study used high school students’ responses to a substance use survey to evaluate whether baseline e-cigarette use among never-smoking adolescents is associated with starting to smoke cigarettes, cigars, or hookah water pipes.


Septic ShockAdvances in Diagnosis and Treatment

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JAMA. 2015;314(7):708-717. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.7885

This narrative review summarizes advances in the diagnosis and treatment of septic shock between 2010-2015.

From the JAMA Network

Nicotine Replacement Therapy as a Maintenance Treatment

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JAMA. 2015;314(7):718-719. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.7460

This editorial interprets a JAMA Internal Medicine randomized trial comparing durations of long-term nicotine patch treatment in the context of prior research evaluating smoking cessation treatments.

JAMA Clinical Evidence Synopsis

Isotonic vs Hypotonic Intravenous Fluids for Hospitalized Children

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JAMA. 2015;314(7):720-721. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.7918

This Clinical Evidence Synopsis summarizes a recent Cochrane Review comparing the risk of hyponatraemia with isotonic vs hypotonic intravenous fluid for maintenance hydration in children.

From The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics

Sacubitril/Valsartan (Entresto) for Heart Failure

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JAMA. 2015;314(7):722-723. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.9398

This Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics article provides information about sacubitril/valsartan, a recently approved fixed-dose combination medication for patients with heart failure and reduced ejection fraction.

Research Letter

Association of the New York State Marriage Equality Act With Changes in Health Insurance Coverage

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JAMA. 2015;314(7):727-728. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.7950

This study used data from the 2008-2012 American Community Survey to investigate the association between legalizing same-sex marriage in New York and changes in health insurance coverage.

Comment & Response

Inferior Vena Cava Filter and Recurrent Pulmonary Embolism

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JAMA. 2015;314(7):728-729. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.8009

Inferior Vena Cava Filter and Recurrent Pulmonary Embolism—Reply

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JAMA. 2015;314(7):729-730. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.8012

Common Cold Treatment Using Zinc

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JAMA. 2015;314(7):730. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.8174

Common Cold Treatment Using Zinc—Reply

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JAMA. 2015;314(7):730. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.8177

Wording Errors in the Text

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JAMA. 2015;314(7):731. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.7697

Incorrect Dose in Figure

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JAMA. 2015;314(7):731. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.9237
Medical News & Perspectives

Exploring Statins to Decrease HIV-Related Heart Disease Risk

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JAMA. 2015;314(7):657-659. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.5498

This Medical News and Perspectives article discusses research that investigates whether statins may help reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease associated with HIV infection.

The JAMA Forum

Coming Together on Long-term Care

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JAMA. 2015;314(7):659-660. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.9448
Global Health

Addressing the Effects of Climate on Health

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JAMA. 2015;314(7):661. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.8787

Secondary Schooling and HIV Risk

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JAMA. 2015;314(7):661. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.9659

Cuba Eliminates Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV and Syphilis

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JAMA. 2015;314(7):661. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.9661
News From the Food and Drug Administration

The $9 Herpes Test

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JAMA. 2015;314(7):662. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.9405

Lung Cancer Drug and Companion Diagnostic Test Are Approved

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JAMA. 2015;314(7):662. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.9768

Heart Failure Drug Gains Approval

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JAMA. 2015;314(7):662. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.9770
The Art of JAMA

Les buveurs d'absinthe (The Absinthe Drinkers)Jean-François Raffaëlli

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JAMA. 2015;314(7):652-653. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.11923
Poetry and Medicine

Malady of Recognize

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JAMA. 2015;314(7):733. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.5392
JAMA Revisited

Of Science, Humanism, and Medicine

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JAMA. 2015;314(7):734. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.11930
JAMA Patient Page

Specific Medications for Weight Loss

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JAMA. 2015;314(7):742. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.5836
JAMA Masthead


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JAMA. 2015;314(7):647-648. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.11922