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March 8, 2016, Vol 315, No. 10, Pages 957-1068

In This Issue of JAMA

Highlights

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JAMA. 2016;315(10):957-959. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.14149
Original Investigation

Effect of Naltrexone-Bupropion on Major Adverse Cardiovascular Events in Overweight and Obese Patients With Cardiovascular Risk Factors: A Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA. 2016;315(10):990-1004. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.1558

This randomized clinical trial assesses whether combination naltrexone-bupropion treatment in overweight and obese patients increases major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE) compared with placebo.

Effect of Vitamin D Supplementation on Tibial Cartilage Volume and Knee Pain Among Patients With Symptomatic Knee Osteoarthritis: A Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA. 2016;315(10):1005-1013. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.1961

This randomized trial evaluates the use of vitamin D supplementation vs placebo in treating knee pain and preventing tibial cartilage loss among patients with symptomatic knee osteoarthritis.

Clinical Risk Score for Persistent Postconcussion Symptoms Among Children With Acute Concussion in the ED

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JAMA. 2016;315(10):1014-1025. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.1203

This multicenter cohort study describes a novel clinical risk score developed among children presenting to the emergency department with concussion and head injury within the previous 48 hours to stratify risk of persistent postconcussion symptoms at 28 days.

Association Between Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy and Later Risk of Cardiomyopathy

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JAMA. 2016;315(10):1026-1033. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.1869

This register-based cohort study compares rates of cardiomyopathy among women with and without a history of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy to determine whether these disorders are associated with cardiomyopathy beyond the peripartum period.

Research Letter

Privacy Policies of Android Diabetes Apps and Sharing of Health Information

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JAMA. 2016;315(10):1051-1052. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.19426

This study examines the privacy risks and the relationship between privacy disclosures and practices of health apps.

Viewpoint

A Public Health Framework for Screening Mammography: Evidence-Based vs Politically Mandated Care

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JAMA. 2016;315(10):977-978. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.0322

This Viewpoint highlights the societal risks of politically motivated mandates relating to public health guidelines, in particular the recent mammography screening guidelines.

The Ethical Challenges of Compassionate Use

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JAMA. 2016;315(10):979-980. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.0416

This Viewpoint discusses ethical issues related to rapid access to investigational agents (compassionate use) and outlines a patient-focused approach to responding to compassionate use requests.

Immunization Policy and the Importance of Sustainable Vaccine Pricing

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JAMA. 2016;315(10):981-982. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.0469

This Viewpoint discusses vaccine costs and policy and explains the importance of balancing these factors to provide optimal care while restricting spending on costly interventions with limited benefit.

A Piece of My Mind

Where Do You Put the Pain?

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JAMA. 2016;315(10):983. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.17474
Editorial

Evaluation of the Cardiovascular Risk of Naltrexone-Bupropion: A Study Interrupted

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JAMA. 2016;315(10):984-986. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.1461

Identifying Children and Adolescents at Risk for Persistent Postconcussion Symptoms

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JAMA. 2016;315(10):987-988. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.1276

Medical Education Theme Issue 2016: Call for Papers

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JAMA. 2016;315(10):989. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.1697
Care of the Aging Patient: From Evidence to Action

Polypharmacy in the Aging Patient: A Review of Glycemic Control in Older Adults With Type 2 Diabetes

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JAMA. 2016;315(10):1034-1045. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.0299

This Care of the Aging Patient review reports recommendations for less stringent HbA1c target values for older adults with type 2 diabetes.

JAMA Guide to Statistics and Methods

Time-to-Event Analysis

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JAMA. 2016;315(10):1046-1047. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.1825

This Guide to Statistics and Methods discusses the use of time-to-event analysis to evaluate the risk of an adverse outcome from a medical treatment.

JAMA Clinical Guidelines Synopsis

Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Postthrombotic Syndrome

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JAMA. 2016;315(10):1048-1049. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.0225

This JAMA Clinical Guidelines Synopsis summarizes the American Heart Association’s 2014 scientific statement on prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of postthrombotic syndrome.

Medical News & Perspectives

Pediatrician Sees Long Road Ahead for Flint After Lead Poisoning Crisis

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JAMA. 2016;315(10):967-969. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.1034

This Medical News & Perspectives story discusses the recent lead poisoning crisis in Flint, Michigan, with Mona Hanna-Attisha, MD.

News From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Call for Stepped-up Research on Antidepressant Use During Pregnancy

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JAMA. 2016;315(10):971. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.1631

When Patients Are Close-Lipped About Memory Problems

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JAMA. 2016;315(10):971. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.1660
Capitol Health Call

Problems in Tracking Safety of Medical Devices

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JAMA. 2016;315(10):970. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.1311

Senator Criticizes FDA Delays in Approving Generic Drugs

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JAMA. 2016;315(10):970. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.1780

FDA Fails to Adequately Track Safety of Expedited Drugs

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JAMA. 2016;315(10):970. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.1783

Improving Medicaid Access for Former Foster Youth

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JAMA. 2016;315(10):970. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.1785
The Art of JAMA

Pinkerton Riot, Pittsburgh: Raymond Simboli

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JAMA. 2016;315(10):964-965. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.14151
Poetry and Medicine

The Floater

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JAMA. 2016;315(10):1058. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.8956
JAMA Revisited

Principles Underlying the Classification of Diseases of the Nervous System

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JAMA. 2016;315(10):1059. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.17077
JAMA Patient Page

Herbal Medications

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JAMA. 2016;315(10):1068. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.19388
Comment & Response

Laparoscopic Lavage vs Primary Resection for Perforated Diverticulitis

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JAMA. 2016;315(10):1052-1053. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.17867

Laparoscopic Lavage vs Primary Resection for Perforated Diverticulitis

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JAMA. 2016;315(10):1053. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.17864

Laparoscopic Lavage vs Primary Resection for Perforated Diverticulitis—Reply

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JAMA. 2016;315(10):1053-1054. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.17873

Radiation With or Without Androgen Deprivation Therapy for Localized Prostate Cancer

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JAMA. 2016;315(10):1054-1055. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.17567

Radiation With or Without Androgen Deprivation Therapy for Localized Prostate Cancer—Reply

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JAMA. 2016;315(10):1055-1056. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.17570

Targeted Text Messaging Support for Patients With Coronary Heart Disease

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JAMA. 2016;315(10):1056. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.0031

Targeted Text Messaging Support for Patients With Coronary Heart Disease—Reply

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JAMA. 2016;315(10):1056-1057. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.0034
Correction

Errors in Text and Tables

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JAMA. 2016;315(10):1057. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.0809
JAMA Masthead

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JAMA. 2016;315(10):961-962. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.14150
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