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May 15, 2018, Vol 319, No. 19, Pages 1953-2054

In This Issue of JAMA

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JAMA. 2018;319(19):1953-1955. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.12372
Original Investigation

Effect of Acupuncture vs Sham Acupuncture on Live Births Among Women Undergoing In Vitro Fertilization: A Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA. 2018;319(19):1990-1998. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.5336

This randomized clinical trial compares the effects of true vs sham acupuncture on live births among women undergoing assisted reproduction with in vitro fertilization.

Effect of Fremanezumab Compared With Placebo for Prevention of Episodic Migraine: A Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA. 2018;319(19):1999-2008. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.4853

This randomized clinical trial compares the effect of a monthly vs a single dose of fremanezumab, a humanized monoclonal antibody targeting calcitonin gene-related peptide, on monthly migraine days in patients with episodic migraine.

Trends in Prescription Medication Use Among Children and Adolescents—United States, 1999-2014

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JAMA. 2018;319(19):2009-2020. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.5690

This pharmacoepidemiology study uses 1999-2014 NHANES data to characterize trends in use of prescription medications among children and adolescents aged 0 to 19 years in the United States.

Association of Colonoscopy Adenoma Findings With Long-term Colorectal Cancer Incidence

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JAMA. 2018;319(19):2021-2031. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.5809

This cohort study of participants in the Prostate, Lung, Colorectal, and Ovarian (PLCO) Cancer randomized clinical trial compares long-term CRC incidence between individuals with either advanced or nonadvanced adenomas compared with those with no adenomas.

Research Letter

Changes in Electronic Cigarette Use Among Adults in the United States, 2014-2016

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JAMA. 2018;319(19):2039-2041. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.4658

This study analyzes National Health Interview Survey data to characterize changes in electronic cigarette use among US adults in 2014-2016.

Viewpoint

Choosing Wisely Campaigns: A Work in Progress

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JAMA. 2018;319(19):1975-1976. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.2202

This Viewpoint reviews the growth of the Choosing Wisely campaign from its inception in 2012 into an international movement and outlines advances in evidence and implementation that will be necessary for the effort to have more widespread, durable effects on the quality, safety, and value of health care.

Adding Cost-effectiveness to Define Low-Value Care

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JAMA. 2018;319(19):1977-1978. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.2856

This Viewpoint points out that many definitions of low-value health care are based exclusively on efficacy or harm, and argues that inclusion of cost and cost-effectiveness measures is necessary to define health service value.

Precision Medicine, Genome Sequencing, and Improved Population Health

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JAMA. 2018;319(19):1979-1980. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.2925

This Viewpoint summarizes a 2017 NASEM Roundtable on Genomics and Precision Health that shared experiences of US health systems with use of genome sequencing for clinical and research applications and that explored how the sequencing programs might advance models for data sharing and collaborative implementation research; generate evidence regarding the benefits, harms, and value of precision medicine; and reduce disparities through partnerships with diverse populations.

In the Era of Precision Medicine and Big Data, Who Is Normal?

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JAMA. 2018;319(19):1981-1982. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.2009

In this Viewpoint, John Ioannidis and colleagues discuss the challenges and potential benefits of defining what is “healthy” in an era of precision medicine, when defining normal will require that each person be assigned to an increasingly narrow and granular reference population.

A Piece of My Mind

On the Origin of Our Family

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JAMA. 2018;319(19):1983-1984. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.5078

In this narrative medicine essay, a pediatrician recounts his struggle to work through his family’s beliefs about marriage and children and his own commitments to science exemplified by Darwin’s theory of natural selection as he and his husband began a family using an egg donor and in vitro fertilization.

Editorial

Monoclonal Antibodies for Migraine Prevention: Progress, but Not a Panacea

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JAMA. 2018;319(19):1985-1987. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.4852

Medication Prescribing for Children: Progress and Uncertainty

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JAMA. 2018;319(19):1988-1989. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.5731
JAMA Clinical Guidelines Synopsis

Management of Bleeding in Patients Taking Oral Anticoagulants

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JAMA. 2018;319(19):2032-2033. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.3504

This JAMA Clinical Guidelines Synopsis summarizes the American College of Cardiology (ACC) Foundation’s 2017 consensus guideline on management of bleeding in patients taking oral anticoagulants.

JAMA Diagnostic Test Interpretation

Serum α1-Antitrypsin Concentration in the Diagnosis of α1-Antitrypsin Deficiency

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JAMA. 2018;319(19):2034-2035. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.3888

A 64-year-old man with a family history of early-onset lung disease, presented with dyspnea and recurrent pneumonia, emphysema changes on CT, and a serum α1-antitrypsin concentration of 14 mg/dL. How would you interpret the result?

From The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics

Abuse-Deterrent Opioids

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JAMA. 2018;319(19):2036-2037. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.4996

This Medical Letter review summarizes labeling requirements, effectiveness, and availability of new abuse-deterrent opioids approved by the US Food and Drug Administration.

Medical News & Perspectives

Will Posting Nutritional Information on Menus Prod Diners to Make Healthier Choices?

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JAMA. 2018;319(19):1969-1971. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.3729

This Medical News Story discusses the effectiveness of posting calories and other nutrition information on restaurant menus.

The Mediterranean Diet’s Fight Against Frailty

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JAMA. 2018;319(19):1971-1972. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.3653

This Medical News story describes mounting evidence that shows a Mediterranean diet rich in plant-based foods may reduce older adults’ risk of becoming frail.

News From the Food and Drug Administration

A Mandate for Opioid Education?

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JAMA. 2018;319(19):1974. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.5565

Contact Lenses Adjust to Sunlight

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JAMA. 2018;319(19):1974. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.5585

New Physician Requirements to Use Permanent Birth Control Device

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JAMA. 2018;319(19):1974. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.5587
Global Health

Hookworm Treatment Improves Physical Stamina of Female Farmers

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JAMA. 2018;319(19):1973. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.5432

Antibiotic Consumption Increasing Globally

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JAMA. 2018;319(19):1973. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.5711

WHO’s Blueprint List of Priority Diseases

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JAMA. 2018;319(19):1973. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.5712
Poetry and Medicine

Quiet Moment on Night Call

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JAMA. 2018;319(19):2046. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.19743
JAMA Revisited

The Conscientious Objector

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JAMA. 2018;319(19):2047. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.12380
JAMA Patient Page

Angioedema

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JAMA. 2018;319(19):2054. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.4860

This JAMA Patient Page describes the causes and types of angioedema and its symptoms, prevention, and treatment.

Comment & Response

Calcium and Vitamin D Supplements and Fractures in Community-Dwelling Adults

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JAMA. 2018;319(19):2041-2042. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.3931

Calcium and Vitamin D Supplements and Fractures in Community-Dwelling Adults

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JAMA. 2018;319(19):2041. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.3935

Calcium and Vitamin D Supplements and Fractures in Community-Dwelling Adults

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JAMA. 2018;319(19):2042-2043. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.3915

Calcium and Vitamin D Supplements and Fractures in Community-Dwelling Adults

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JAMA. 2018;319(19):2042. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.3919

Calcium and Vitamin D Supplements and Fractures in Community-Dwelling Adults

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JAMA. 2018;319(19):2043. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.3909

Calcium and Vitamin D Supplements and Fractures in Community-Dwelling Adults—Reply

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JAMA. 2018;319(19):2043-2044. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.3947

Research on Underrepresented Populations

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JAMA. 2018;319(19):2044-2045. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.4094

Research on Underrepresented Populations—Reply

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JAMA. 2018;319(19):2045. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.4098
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JAMA. 2018;319(19):1957-1958. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.12373
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