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January 10, 2017, Vol 317, No. 2, Pages 103-222

In This Issue of JAMA

Highlights

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JAMA. 2017;317(2):103-105. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.12943
Viewpoint

The Risks of Marijuana Use During Pregnancy

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JAMA. 2017;317(2):129-130. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.18612

This Viewpoint, the director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse and colleagues discuss what is known about the effects of marijuana use during pregnancy on child neurodevelopment and caution against use of the drug to alleviate nausea of pregnancy, given permissive state laws related to access.

The Rise of Altmetrics

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JAMA. 2017;317(2):131-132. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.18346

This Viewpoint discusses the Altmetric score as a measure of the reach and influence of a research article and of themes in medical and health science articles that attract the most attention.

Facing Addiction in the United StatesThe Surgeon General’s Report of Alcohol, Drugs, and Health

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JAMA. 2017;317(2):133-134. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.18215

In this Viewpoint, US Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy describes the elements in the new report Facing Addiction in America: The Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health.

Revised CIOMS International Ethical Guidelines for Health-Related Research Involving Humans

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JAMA. 2017;317(2):135-136. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.18977

This Viewpoint summarizes revisions made in 2016 to the Council for International Organizations of Medical Sciences’ (CIOMS) International Ethical Guidelines for Health-Related Research Involving Humans.

A Piece of My Mind

Aspects of Ending a Lifelong Dream

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JAMA. 2017;317(2):137-138. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.13918
Editorial

Second Chances to Improve ESRD Outcomes With a Second-Generation Calcimimetic

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JAMA. 2017;317(2):139-141. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.18631

Global Burden of Raised Blood PressureComing Into Focus

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JAMA. 2017;317(2):142-143. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.19685

Strategies for Preventing Folate-Related Neural Tube DefectsSupplements, Fortified Foods, or Both?

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JAMA. 2017;317(2):144-145. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.19894
Original Investigation

Effect of Etelcalcetide vs Placebo on Serum Parathyroid Hormone in Patients Receiving Hemodialysis With Secondary HyperparathyroidismTwo Randomized Clinical Trials

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JAMA. 2017;317(2):146-155. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.19456

This report describes findings from 2 randomized trials comparing the effect of the intravenous calcimimetic etelcalcetide vs placebo on serum parathyroid hormone (PTH) levels in patients with secondary hyperparathyroidism receiving hemodialysis.

Effect of Etelcalcetide vs Cinacalcet on Serum Parathyroid Hormone in Patients Receiving Hemodialysis With Secondary HyperparathyroidismA Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA. 2017;317(2):156-164. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.19468

This randomized trial compares the effects of the intravenous calcimimetic etelcalcetide vs the oral calcimimetic cinacalcet for reducing parathyroid hormone concentrations in adult patients undergoing hemodialysis with moderate to severe secondary hyperparathyroidism.

Global Burden of Hypertension and Systolic Blood Pressure of at Least 110 to 115 mm Hg, 1990-2015

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JAMA. 2017;317(2):165-182. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.19043

This population epidemiology study uses pooled global health evaluation surveys data to estimate trends in the association between elevated stystolic blood pressure and death and disability between 1990 and 2015.

US Preventive Services Task Force

Recommendation Statement

Folic Acid Supplementation for the Prevention of Neural Tube DefectsUS Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement

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JAMA. 2017;317(2):183-189. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.19438

This Recommendation Statement from the US Preventive Services Task Force recommends that all women planning or capable of pregnancy take a daily supplement containing 0.4 to 0.8 mg (400-800 µg) of folic acid to prevent fetal neural tube defects (A recommendation).

Evidence Report

Folic Acid Supplementation for the Prevention of Neural Tube DefectsAn Updated Evidence Report and Systematic Review for the US Preventive Services Task Force

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JAMA. 2017;317(2):190-203. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.19193

This Evidence Report to support the 2016 update of the US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement on folic acid supplementation for prevention of neural tube defects summarizes published evidence about benefits and harms of folate supplementation.

From The JAMA Network

Patient-Reported Outcomes Following LASIKQuality of Life in the PROWL Studies

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JAMA. 2017;317(2):204-205. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.19323

This commentary discusses a summary report of cohort studies published in JAMA Ophthalmology describing the frequency of patient-reported visual symptoms, dry eye symptoms, satisfaction with vision, and overall satisfaction following LASIK surgery.

Research Letter

Trends in Marijuana Use Among Pregnant and Nonpregnant Reproductive-Aged Women, 2002-2014

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JAMA. 2017;317(2):207-209. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.17383

This study uses National Survey on Drug Use and Health data to characterize trends in the use of marijuana among pregnant and nonpregnant women from 2002 through 2014.

Use of Marijuana for Medical Purposes Among Adults in the United States

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JAMA. 2017;317(2):209-211. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.18900

This study uses National Survey on Drug Use and Health data from 2013-2014 to compare the characteristics of medical vs nonmedical marijuana users across all US states.

Comment & Response

Alternatives in the Evaluation of Suspected Coronary Heart Disease

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JAMA. 2017;317(2):211. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.18323

Alternatives in the Evaluation of Suspected Coronary Heart Disease

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JAMA. 2017;317(2):211-212. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.18326

Alternatives in the Evaluation of Suspected Coronary Heart Disease—Reply

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JAMA. 2017;317(2):212-213. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.18335

Clinical Guidelines for Management of Acne Vulgaris

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JAMA. 2017;317(2):213. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.19262

Clinical Guidelines for Management of Acne Vulgaris—Reply

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JAMA. 2017;317(2):213. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.19280
Medical News & Perspectives

Study Suggests Alzheimer and Parkinson Disease Are Not Transmitted Through Blood Transfusion

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JAMA. 2017;317(2):123-124. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.16260

This Medical News and Perspectives article deals with the worry that Alzheimer and other neurodegenerative diseases might be spread through blood transfusions.

The JAMA Forum

How Would the Next President Ensure Competitiveness in the Health Care Marketplace?

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JAMA. 2017;317(2):125-126. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.17772
Capitol Health Call

Concerns About Women’s Health

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JAMA. 2017;317(2):127. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.18728

Bill to Link Rural Physicians With Top Specialists Advances

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JAMA. 2017;317(2):127. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.20268

Augmented Reality Goes Bedside

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JAMA. 2017;317(2):127. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.20270
News From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Modest Obesity Reduction In Low-Income Kids

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JAMA. 2017;317(2):128. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.19382

Drop in Preventable Cancer Deaths

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JAMA. 2017;317(2):128. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.19514
The Arts and Medicine

Coping With Uncertainty: Roz, Ray, and the AIDS Epidemic

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JAMA. 2017;317(2):116-117. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.19013

This Arts and Medicine essay reviews the play Roz and Ray, which explores the evolving relationship between a hematologist and the father of twin boys with hemophilia who contract HIV during the early AIDs epidemic.

Poetry and Medicine

Wellspring

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JAMA. 2017;317(2):214. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.12333
JAMA Revisited

Physiologic Aspects of the Working Day Problem

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JAMA. 2017;317(2):215. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.18576
JAMA Patient Page

Folic Acid Supplementation for Prevention of Neural Tube Defects

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JAMA. 2017;317(2):222. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.19767
JAMA Masthead

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JAMA. 2017;317(2):107-108. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.12944
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