This Perspective addresses the growing use of marijuana among US residents and why physicians should expand their understanding of its health effects.
This essay explores how diagnosing disease may be thought of in similar terms as interpreting modern art.
This article cites the case of a patient with diabetes who avoided potential foot amputation to discuss the importance of nutritional education for physicians and the importance of discussing beneficial nutritional practices with patients.
This population-based cohort study assesses the risk of hospitalization or emergency department visit for adverse gastrointestinal events associated with sodium polystyrene sulfonate use in patients of advanced age.
This cohort study evaluates the level of ionizing radiation exposure and risk of cancer death from a common treatment for hyperthyroidism in a large and longest-running cohort of patients with hyperthyroidism.
This cohort study compares the characteristics and postoperative outcomes of hospitals affiliated with Prospective Payment System (PPS)-exempt cancer centers, other hospitals affiliated with National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated cancer centers, and other hospitals that provide cancer care in the United States.
This randomized clinical trial evaluates the effectiveness of a bundle of evidence-supported treatments under conditions of routine care in a representative population hospitalized for community-acquired pneumonia.
This cohort study assesses whether exposure to artificial light at night while sleeping is associated with the prevalence and risk of general and central obesity among women.
This systematic review and meta-analysis of 19 randomized clinical trials estimates the association of decision aids with decisional outcomes in prostate cancer screening.
This nested case-control study including 58 769 patients diagnosed with dementia and 225 574 matched controls 55 years or older evaluates whether, and to what extent, anticholinergic drug exposure was associated with dementia risk.
This cohort study of more than 1500 women 80 years and older evaluated whether differences in the definition of osteoporosis, the number of comorbidities, and the prognosis were associated with 5-year hip fracture probability.
This cohort study of 16 741 older women from the Women’s Health Study examines associations of number of steps per day and stepping intensity with all-cause mortality.
This randomized clinical trial compares the effect of an intervention (Supporting Asthma Self-Management Behaviors in Older Adults, SAMBA) for older adults with asthma vs usual care.
This population-based study evaluates the incidence of new-onset atrial fibrillation and assesses the incidence of in-hospital mortality associated with new-onset atrial fibrillation after transcatheter aortic valve implantation and surgical aortic valve replacement.
This Teachable Moment evaluates the measurement of urine eosinophils as an indicator for the diagnosis of acute interstitial nephritis.
This analysis of current data from the Physician Compare website assesses the volume of quality data submitted and whether the information is comprehensive enough to differentiate the performance of included physicians.
This analysis of data from US Renal Data System examined patient- and center-level variables for patients who did and did not undergo cardiac stress testing to determine which were associated with stress testing 18 months prior to renal transplantation.
This study assesses differences in payments from government and commercial insurers to dialysis clinics using data from a single for-profit organization.
This study evaluates the designation of center of excellence by insurance payers for hospitals performing percutaneous coronary intervention.
This study uses Medicare claims data to identify the rate of advanced imaging tests among physicians whose peers had a malpractice injury report.
This study compares health-related quality of life between US transgender and cisgender adults using data from the largest nationwide health survey to date to address transgender health.
This cross-sectional study reviews New Drug Applications for new molecular entities and Biologics License Applications for new and biosimilar biological products submitted to the US Food and Drug Administration to assess how frequently applicants disclose applications in the media.