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July 26, 2016, Vol 316, No. 4, Pages 369-470

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JAMA. 2016;316(4):369-371. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.14393
Original Investigation

Effect of Radiosurgery Alone vs Radiosurgery With Whole Brain Radiation Therapy on Cognitive Function in Patients With 1 to 3 Brain Metastases: A Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA. 2016;316(4):401-409. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.9839

This randomized trial assessed whether patients with 1 to 3 brain metastases who received stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) alone vs SRS combined with whole brain radiotherapy (WBRT) had less cognitive deterioration at 3 months.

Temporal Trends in Late Preterm and Early Term Birth Rates in 6 High-Income Countries in North America and Europe and Association With Clinician-Initiated Obstetric Interventions

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JAMA. 2016;316(4):410-419. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.9635

This study analyzed national and population-based birth registry data from Canada, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden, and the United States to describe recent trends in late preterm and early term birth rates and assess association with use of clinician-initiated obstetric interventions.

Survival and Surgical Interventions for Children With Trisomy 13 and 18

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JAMA. 2016;316(4):420-428. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.9819

This cohort study used health administrative databases to examine rates of survival and utilization of surgery among children with trisomy 13 and 18.

US Preventive Services Task Force

Recommendation Statement

Screening for Skin Cancer: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement

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JAMA. 2016;316(4):429-435. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.8465

This Recommendation Statement from the US Preventive Services Task Force concludes that current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of visual skin examination by a clinician to screen for skin cancer in adults.

Evidence Report

Screening for Skin Cancer in Adults: Updated Evidence Report and Systematic Review for the US Preventive Services Task Force

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JAMA. 2016;316(4):436-447. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.5415

This systematic review to support the 2016 update of the US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement on screening for skin cancer among adults summarizes published evidence about the effectiveness of and potential harms from clinical skin cancer screening.

Viewpoint

The Potential to Advance Health Care in the US Criminal Justice System

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JAMA. 2016;316(4):387-388. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.7651

This Viewpoint discusses potential opportunities to advance health care in the US criminal justice system based on recent developments.

Stealth Research and Theranos: Reflections and Update 1 Year Later

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JAMA. 2016;316(4):389-390. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.6986

In this Viewpoint, Ioannidis discusses controversial “stealth research” and provides an update to the case of a specific diagnostics company involved in such research.

A Piece of My Mind

A Word From Our Sponsors

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JAMA. 2016;316(4):391-392. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.2995
Editorial

Whole Brain Radiotherapy for Brain Metastases: Is the Debate Over?

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JAMA. 2016;316(4):393-395. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.8692

Improving Birth Outcomes Key to Improving Global Health

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JAMA. 2016;316(4):395-396. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.9851

Trisomy 13 and 18—Treatment Decisions in a Stable Gray Zone

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JAMA. 2016;316(4):396-398. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.9470

Visual Inspection and the US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation on Skin Cancer Screening

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JAMA. 2016;316(4):398-400. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.9850
From the JAMA Network

Partnering Behavioral Modification With Bariatric Surgery

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JAMA. 2016;316(4):448-449. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.9033

This commentary discusses an observational cohort study published in JAMA Surgery that investigated postoperative eating behaviors and weight control and their effects on 3-year change in weight.

JAMA Clinical Challenge

Cutaneous Necrosis of the Ears

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JAMA. 2016;316(4):450-451. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.7847

A 22-year-old woman presented with a 2-month history of fevers and pleuritic chest pain and a 2-day history of cutaneous necroses on her ears, without trauma. Evaluation revealed abnormal coagulation values and a deep vein thrombosis in one leg. What would you do next?

Medical News & Perspectives

As Walking Movement Grows, Neighborhood Walkability Gains Attention

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JAMA. 2016;316(4):382-383. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.7755

This Medical News article discusses new research linking walking, enhanced built environments, and improved health outcomes.

News From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Adults Join Kids in e-Cigarette Use

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JAMA. 2016;316(4):386. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.9299

Least Severe Flu Season in 3 Years

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JAMA. 2016;316(4):386. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.9300
Clinical Trials Update

Weight Gain Not an Issue With Mediterranean Diet

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JAMA. 2016;316(4):385. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.9068

Whole-Body Hyperthermia Produces Antidepressant Effect

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JAMA. 2016;316(4):385. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.9508

Weight Loss And Birth Rate in Obese Women

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JAMA. 2016;316(4):385. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.9510
Health Agencies Update

USDA Grants Support Fruit and Vegetable Purchases

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JAMA. 2016;316(4):384. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.8927

New Campaign to Focus on Physical Activity and Nutrition

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JAMA. 2016;316(4):384. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.9492

NCI Launches Cancer Patient Data Repository

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JAMA. 2016;316(4):384. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.9494
The Art of JAMA

Yellow Painting (Abstraction): Ad Reinhardt

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JAMA. 2016;316(4):380-381. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.14395
Poetry and Medicine

My Life

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JAMA. 2016;316(4):463. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.0554
JAMA Revisited

Exercise and the Heart

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JAMA. 2016;316(4):464. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.10111
JAMA Patient Page

Screening for Skin Cancer

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JAMA. 2016;316(4):470. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.9817
Comment & Response

Clinical Criteria to Identify Patients With Sepsis

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JAMA. 2016;316(4):453. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.6407

Clinical Criteria to Identify Patients With Sepsis

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Defining Septic Shock

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Clinical Criteria to Identify Patients With Sepsis—Reply

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Defining Septic Shock

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Defining Septic Shock—Reply

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Definitions for Sepsis and Septic Shock

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JAMA. 2016;316(4):456-457. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.6377

Definitions for Sepsis and Septic Shock

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JAMA. 2016;316(4):457-458. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.6374

Definitions for Sepsis and Septic Shock

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Definitions for Sepsis and Septic Shock

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JAMA. 2016;316(4):458. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.6368

Definitions for Sepsis and Septic Shock—Reply

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JAMA. 2016;316(4):458-459. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.6389

Composition of the Sepsis Definitions Task Force

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JAMA. 2016;316(4):459-460. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.6386

Composition of the Sepsis Definitions Task Force

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JAMA. 2016;316(4):460. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.6371

Composition of the Sepsis Definitions Task Force

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Composition of the Sepsis Definitions Task Force—Reply

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Composition of the Sepsis Definitions Task Force—Reply

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JAMA. 2016;316(4):462. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.6392
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