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March 7, 2017, Vol 317, No. 9, Pages 883-984

In This Issue of JAMA

Highlights

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JAMA. 2017;317(9):883-885. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.13020
Original Investigation

Association Between Dietary Factors and Mortality From Heart Disease, Stroke, and Type 2 Diabetes in the United States

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JAMA. 2017;317(9):912-924. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.0947

This nutritional epidemiology study uses NHANES data to estimate associations between dietary components and mortality due to heart disease, stroke, and type 2 diabetes among US adults between 2002 and 2012.

Association Between Maternal Body Mass Index in Early Pregnancy and Incidence of Cerebral Palsy

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JAMA. 2017;317(9):925-936. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.0945

This cohort study uses Swedish national registry data to examine associations between maternal body mass index and rates of cerebral palsy among their singleton children.

Association of Rare and Common Variation in the Lipoprotein Lipase Gene With Coronary Artery Disease

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JAMA. 2017;317(9):937-946. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.0972

This cross-sectional study examines whether rare and common variants in the lipoprotein lipase gene are associated with early-onset coronary artery disease.

Research Letter

Change in Percentages of Adults With Overweight or Obesity Trying to Lose Weight, 1988-2014

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JAMA. 2017;317(9):971-973. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.20036

This national survey study uses NHANES data to assess the trend in the percentage of overweight or obese adults trying to lose weight from 1988 to 2014.

US Preventive Services Task Force

Recommendation Statement

Screening for Gynecologic Conditions With Pelvic Examination: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement

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JAMA. 2017;317(9):947-953. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.0807

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 performing screening pelvic examinations for gynecologic conditions in asymptomatic, nonpregnant adult women.

Evidence Report

Periodic Screening Pelvic Examination: Evidence Report and Systematic Review for the US Preventive Services Task Force

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JAMA. 2017;317(9):954-966. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.12819

This Evidence Report to support the 2017 US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement on the screening pelvic examination summarizes current evidence on benefits, accuracy, and harms of periodic screening pelvic examination for gynecologic conditions in asymptomatic, nonpregnant women.

Viewpoint

Addressing Physician Burnout: The Way Forward

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JAMA. 2017;317(9):901-902. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.0076

This Viewpoint proposes changes at the national, state, organization, leader, and individual levels to address and prevent physician burnout.

Improving the Health of the United States With a “Winnable Battles” Initiative

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JAMA. 2017;317(9):903-904. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.0436

In this Viewpoint, former Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Thomas Frieden and colleagues review the Center’s 2010 Winnable Battles initiative, and discuss target areas where they met and fell short of their public health goals.

The European Medicines Agency and Publication of Clinical Study Reports: A Challenge for the US FDA

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JAMA. 2017;317(9):905-906. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.0918

This Viewpoint argues that publication by the European Medicines Agency of clinical study reports as part of its approval process for commercial drugs sets a standard of transparency that could challenge the reputation of the US Food and Drug Administration as the international standard-bearer in drug and device approval.

A Piece of My Mind

Praise for an Obituary

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JAMA. 2017;317(9):907. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.11556
Editorial

Attributing Death to Diet: Precision Counts

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JAMA. 2017;317(9):908-909. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.0946

Is It Time to Abandon the Routine Pelvic Examination in Asymptomatic Nonpregnant Women?

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JAMA. 2017;317(9):910-911. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.0899
JAMA Clinical Evidence Synopsis

Opioid Agonist Treatment for Patients With Dependence on Prescription Opioids

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JAMA. 2017;317(9):967-968. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.0001

This Clinical Evidence Synopsis summarizes a Cochrane review of clinical trials comparing different opioid agonist treatments, and comparing buprenorphine vs opioid taper vs psychological treatments for the treatment of prescription opioid dependence.

Medical News & Perspectives

Alzheimer Outlook Far From Bleak

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JAMA. 2017;317(9):896-898. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.0276

This Medical News story features an interview with 2 leading Alzheimer disease researchers discussing the disease’s pathogenesis and potential treatments.

News From the Food and Drug Administration

Cancer Center Launched Within FDA

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JAMA. 2017;317(9):900. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.0888

Advice for Safe Fish Consumption

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JAMA. 2017;317(9):900. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.1063

Relief for Chronic Constipation

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JAMA. 2017;317(9):900. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.1065
Lab Reports

New Insights on How Immune Cells Breach Blood Vessel Walls

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JAMA. 2017;317(9):899. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.1067

Weakened Connectivity in Fetal Brains Prior to Preterm Birth

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JAMA. 2017;317(9):899. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.1385

Technique Monitors T Cells as They Target Cancer

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JAMA. 2017;317(9):899. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.1388
The Arts and Medicine

“That Landscape Is Where I’d Like to Be … ”: Offering Patients With Cancer a Choice of Artwork

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JAMA. 2017;317(9):890-892. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.1233

This Arts and Medicine essay discusses Penn State College of Medicine’s “Arts in Health” program, which commissions work by regional artists for placement in hospital rooms as a way to improve the experience of hospitalization.

Poetry and Medicine

Slow Season

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JAMA. 2017;317(9):977. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.17627
JAMA Revisited
JAMA Patient Page

Pelvic Examinations in Nonpregnant Women

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JAMA. 2017;317(9):984. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.0556
Comment & Response

Time-Interval Data in a Pediatric In-Hospital Resuscitation Study

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JAMA. 2017;317(9):973. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.21138

Time Interval Data in a Pediatric In-Hospital Resuscitation Study—Reply

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JAMA. 2017;317(9):973. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.21151

Sex and Gender Reporting in Research

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JAMA. 2017;317(9):974. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.0139

Sex and Gender Reporting in Research

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JAMA. 2017;317(9):974-975. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.0145

Sex and Gender Reporting in Research—Reply

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JAMA. 2017;317(9):975. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.0151

Sessile Serrated Polyps and Colorectal Cancer

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JAMA. 2017;317(9):975-976. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.0538

Sessile Serrated Polyps and Colorectal Cancer—Reply

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JAMA. 2017;317(9):976. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.0544
JAMA Masthead

JAMA

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JAMA. 2017;317(9):887-888. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.13021
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