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December 20, 2016, Vol 316, No. 23, Pages 2453-2560

In This Issue of JAMA

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JAMA. 2016;316(23):2453-2455. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.14640
Original Investigation

Effect of Pritelivir Compared With Valacyclovir on Genital HSV-2 Shedding in Patients With Frequent Recurrences: A Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA. 2016;316(23):2495-2503. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.18189

This randomized crossover trial compares the efficacy of daily pritelivir vs valacyclovir for reducing genital viral lesions and shedding among adults with recurrent herpes simplex virus ifection.

Association Between Early Participation in Physical Activity Following Acute Concussion and Persistent Postconcussive Symptoms in Children and Adolescents

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JAMA. 2016;316(23):2504-2514. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.17396

This cohort study compares the associations between physical activity vs rest within 7 days of acute concussion and postconcussive symptoms at day 28 among Canadian children and adolescents.

Association Between the Birth of an Infant With Major Congenital Anomalies and Subsequent Risk of Mortality in Their Mothers

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JAMA. 2016;316(23):2515-2524. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.18425

This cohort study from Denmark investigates whether birth of an infant born with a major congenital anomaly was associated with higher maternal risk of death.

Research Letter

Prevalence of Immunosuppression Among US Adults, 2013

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JAMA. 2016;316(23):2547-2548. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.16477

This study uses responses from the 2013 National Health Interview Survey to estimate the prevalence of immunosuppression among noninstitutionalized civilian adults in the United States.

US Preventive Services Task Force

Recommendation Statement

Serologic Screening for Genital Herpes Infection: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement

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JAMA. 2016;316(23):2525-2530. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.16776

This Recommendation Statement from the US Preventive Services Task Force recommends against routine serologic screening for genital HSV infection in asymptomatic adolescents and adults, including those who are pregnant. (D recommendation).

Evidence Report

Serologic Screening for Genital Herpes: An Updated Evidence Report and Systematic Review for the US Preventive Services Task Force

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JAMA. 2016;316(23):2531-2543. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.17138

This Evidence Report to support the 2016 update of the US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement on serologic screening for genital herpes summarizes evidence about screening for and the effectiveness of antiviral medication to prevent asymptomatic genital herpes infection.

Viewpoint

Innovations in Health Care Delivery

Creating Local Learning Health Systems: Think Globally, Act Locally

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JAMA. 2016;316(23):2481-2482. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.16459

This Viewpoint discusses the development and implementation of local learning health systems to improve health care and control costs.

Learning by Listening—Improving Health Care in the Era of Yelp

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JAMA. 2016;316(23):2483-2484. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.16754

This Viewpoint uses Yelp posts about hospital performance to argue for the importance of unstructured online comments and crowdsourcing to health systems’ quality improvement efforts.

Knowing When and How to Use Medical Products: A Shared Responsibility for the FDA and CMS

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JAMA. 2016;316(23):2485-2486. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.16734

In this Viewpoint, US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Robert Califf and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Andrew Slavitt discuss their agencies’ collaborations to develop standards and systems to increase the likelihood that medical products approved by the FDA are approved for coverage and payment by CMS.

The Evolving Taxonomy of Health in Older Persons

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JAMA. 2016;316(23):2487-2488. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.16432

This Viewpoint proposes reforms to the medical model taxonomy and to current reimbursement systems as means to improve the health care of older persons in the United States.

A Piece of My Mind

Healing Physicians

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JAMA. 2016;316(23):2489-2490. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.10339
Editorial

Physical Activity or Rest After Concussion in Youth: Questions About Timing and Potential Benefit

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JAMA. 2016;316(23):2491-2492. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.17562

A Recommendation Against Serologic Screening for Genital Herpes Infection—What Now?

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JAMA. 2016;316(23):2493-2494. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.17139
From the JAMA Network

Duration of Antibiotic Therapy for Community-Acquired Pneumonia in the Era of Personalized Medicine

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JAMA. 2016;316(23):2544-2545. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.17589

This commentary discusses a noninferiority randomized trial published in JAMA Internal Medicine that concluded that guidelines recommending that duration of antibiotic treatment be based on clinical stability criteria and can be safely implemented in hospitalized patients with community-acquired pneumonia.

Medical News & Perspectives

Do Apollo Astronaut Deaths Shine a Light on Deep Space Radiation and Cardiovascular Disease?

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JAMA. 2016;316(23):2469-2470. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.12601

This Medical News article discusses the effects of deep space radiation on the cardiovascular system.

News From the Food and Drug Administration

Heater-Cooler Cautions Updated

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JAMA. 2016;316(23):2474. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.17115

Progress for Soft Tissue Sarcoma

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JAMA. 2016;316(23):2474. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.17232

Shot in the Arm for Rare Diseases

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JAMA. 2016;316(23):2474. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.17235
The JAMA Forum

Partnering With Nurses to Transform Primary Care

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JAMA. 2016;316(23):2471-2472. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.18361
Global Health

Industrial Pollution Threatens Millions in Developing World

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JAMA. 2016;316(23):2473. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.17431

Sub-Saharan Mortality Hotspots for Children Younger Than 5 Years

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JAMA. 2016;316(23):2473. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.18558

Boosting Breastfeeding Practices in Vietnam and Bangladesh

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JAMA. 2016;316(23):2473. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.18560
The Arts and Medicine

“Healing” Objets d’art Shine in Minerals in Medicine

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JAMA. 2016;316(23):2462-2463. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.18435

This Arts and Medicine essay reviews the 2016 Minerals in Medicine exhibit at the National Institutes of Health’s Clinical Center, featuring minerals and crystals that have health-related associations and applications.

Poetry and Medicine

Winter Solstice 2016

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JAMA. 2016;316(23):2554. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.1691
JAMA Revisited

The Relationship Between Herpes Zoster, Syphilis and Chickenpox

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JAMA. 2016;316(23):2555. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.17114
JAMA Patient Page

Screening for Genital Herpes

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JAMA. 2016;316(23):2560. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.17842
Comment & Response

Evaluating a Value-Driven Outcomes Program

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JAMA. 2016;316(23):2548-2549. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.17827

Evaluating a Value-Driven Outcomes Program—Reply

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JAMA. 2016;316(23):2549-2550. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.17836

Reducing Sodium Intake in the Population

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JAMA. 2016;316(23):2550. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.16100

Reducing Sodium Intake in the Population—Reply

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JAMA. 2016;316(23):2550-2551. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.16106

Screening for Social Determinants of Health

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JAMA. 2016;316(23):2551-2552. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.16922

Screening for Social Determinants of Health

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JAMA. 2016;316(23):2552. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.16915

Screening for Social Determinants of Health—Reply

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JAMA. 2016;316(23):2552-2553. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.16925
JAMA Masthead

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JAMA. 2016;316(23):2457-2458. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.14641
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