This report describes methods used by the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) to identify USPSTF recommendations that have sex or gender components and clarify the populations for which the recommendations should apply and also proposes an approach to making recommendations that are respectful of gender diversity.
This study uses data from the Surveillance Epidemiology and End Results database to perform an age- and sex-specific time trend analysis of pancreatic cancer incidence rates in US adults.
This Viewpoint describes ways in which health care digital tools and platforms can be designed and implemented to address long-standing health equity disparities.
This Viewpoint discusses pharmacoequity, which is the goal of ensuring that all individuals have access to the highest-quality medications required to manage their health needs, and ways in which this can be achieved.
This multicenter randomized clinical trial compares the effects of 12 mg/d vs 6 mg/d of dexamethasone in patients with COVID-19 and severe hypoxemia.
This Medical News article discusses why experts recommend against patients getting antibody testing to assess their protection from SARS-CoV-2 after vaccination or infection.
This Viewpoint discusses a new report that describes steps that may be taken in specific areas to simplify administrative functions, reduce administrative spending, and boost overall productivity in US health care.
This Viewpoint discusses administrative expenses in the US health care system and notes that attempts to address those costs in a sustainable way will require consideration of how the US health system is designed and how the system balances the use of market mechanisms with the costs they sometimes entail.
This Viewpoint explores the misaligned incentives impeding administrative spending reduction and suggests potential changes for administrative simplification.
This Viewpoint examines the coverage gap in health insurance in the US and its potential redress by enhancing federal outreach to the uninsured, rendering permanent the health insurance benefits of the American Rescue Plan Act, and establishing a federal health insurance program for low-income adults in states that did not expand their Medicaid programs.
This JAMA Insights Clinical Update discusses cancer-related cognitive impairment, including risks, management recommendations, and cognitive and behavioral treatments.
This Medical News article describes simple measures like masking instruments, social distancing, and curtailing performance length to improve safety for musicians and their audiences during live performances.
This Medical News feature discusses the ongoing research into intranasal COVID-19 vaccines.
This study uses data from a nationally representative longitudinal study of adults in the US to examine individual-level change in vaccine intent and uptake between April and July 2021.
This Viewpoint summarizes new guidance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for industry to voluntarily adhere to sodium reduction targets, particularly in processed and prepared foods.
This randomized clinical trial assesses whether aspirin, prophylactic-dose apixaban, or therapeutic-dose apixaban, compared with placebo, can safely reduce major adverse cardiopulmonary outcomes among symptomatic but clinically stable US outpatients with COVID-19.
This study investigates the temporal trend in racial and ethnic differences in use of intravenous thrombolysis for stroke treatment between 2009 and 2018 in a representative sample of US adults.
This study examines COVID-19 cases and deaths among US federal and state prisoners from April 5, 2020, to April 3, 2021, compared with cases and deaths in the overall US population.
This study compares the effect of convalescent plasma vs no convalescent plasma on the outcome of organ support–free days in the hospital among critically ill adults with COVID-19 who had been randomized to the immunoglobulin domain in the ongoing REMAP-CAP trial.
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