This cluster randomized trial compares the effects of an online weight management program with vs without a health manager monitoring progress vs usual care on 12-month weight change among adults with overweight or obesity and a diagnosis of hypertension or type 2 diabetes.
This cohort study estimates 10-year risk for disease progression, surgery, metastasis, and cause-specific and all-cause mortality among African American men with low-risk prostate cancer managed with active surveillance.
This cross-sectional study examines the association between payments from device manufacturers to physicians and device selection for patients undergoing first-time implantation of a cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) or cardiac resynchronization therapy-defibrillator (CRT-D).
This study examines the duration of antibody response to SARS-CoV-2 in health care personnel over a 60-day period in Nashville, Tennessee.
This study examines the pregnancy outcomes of individuals infected with SARS-CoV-2 and those uninfected at a hospital in Sweden.
This study uses Medicare Open Payments data to characterize trends in the prevalence and value of physicians’ interactions with industry overall and by specialty between January 2014 and December 2018 after implementation of the federal Open Payments transparency program in 2013.
This Viewpoint discusses long-term consequences of COVID-19 infection, including cardiovascular, pulmonary, neurologic, and mental health sequelae, and calls for an integrated, multidisciplinary approach to better characterize how post–acute phase disease manifests in organ systems and overall health.
This Viewpoint describes the health burden imposed on patients and the logistical and financial burdens posed to health systems by the temporary halting of elective surgery during the COVID-19 pandemic, and proposes organizational and policy responses to maintain standards of quality and safety while sustaining the surgical services patients need.
This Viewpoint from CDC officials discusses late summer and early fall increases in COVID-19 cases among college-age students when they were returning to campus, and reiterates public health measures that could reduce outbreaks and the need for university-community partnership to reduce SARS-CoV-2 transmission.
In this Viewpoint, 3 former editors of CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) respond to reports that political appointees have altered the timing and/or language of the publication to influence perceptions of the COVID-19 pandemic and suggest measures to preserve MMWR’s editorial independence and prevent future political interference.
In this narrative medicine essay a cardiologist with a previously treated astrocytoma describes his thoughts and fears of managing a tumor recurrence when he experiences frightening symptoms during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This narrative review summarizes recent developments in the diagnosis and management of lower extremity deep vein thrombosis (DVT), including discussion of risk factors, clinical presentation, and risks for pulmonary embolism (PE) and other complications.
This Medical Letter review summarizes available influenza vaccine formulations for use during the 2020-2021 flu season, with guidance on which to choose for specific age groups and populations.
This Medical News article is an interview with nutrition expert Barry Popkin, PhD, lead author of a new systematic review and meta-analysis of studies on coronavirus disease 2019 among individuals who are obese.
This JAMA Patient Page describes the risk of acquiring the COVID-19 virus associated with air travel, steps that airlines and airports are taking to mitigate risk, and steps that passengers can take to reduce their risk.
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