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The mobile version of the 10 JAMA Network medical journals.
The mobile version of the 10 JAMA Network medical journals.

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Neuroanatomical Correlates of Religiosity and Spirituality: A Study in Adults at High and Low Familial Risk for Depression
http://jama.md/1a7399E

This study used MRI imaging to assess neuroanatomical correlates of religiosity, spirituality, and protection from clinical depression. 
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Ten-Year Follow-up of Age-Related Macular Degeneration in the Age-Related Eye Disease Study: AREDS Report No. 36 
http://jama.md/1m7bdal

This cohort study describes the long-term natural history of age-related macular degeneration among participants in the Age-Related Eye Disease Study (AREDS) trial. 
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Effect of Vitamin E and Memantine on Functional Decline in Alzheimer Disease: The Team-AD VA Cooperative Randomized Trial 
http://jama.md/1eSFSpg

This randomized trial reports that vitamin E slows functional decline among patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer disease. 
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Implications of New Insurance Coverage for Access to Care, Cost-Sharing, and Reimbursement 
http://jama.md/1elTb5O

These authors argue that ACA will expand access to care only if primary care practices, mostly still small- and medium-sized businesses, can manage the financial and regulatory risks of absorbing newly insured patients.

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Acceptance of Insurance by Psychiatrists and the Implications for Access to Mental Health Care 
http://jama.md/1cyJeuW

This survey study reports that psychiatrists are less likely to accept insurance than other specialists. 
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 Focus on CT Lung Cancer Screening
These articles characterize the potential harms of CT screening for lung cancer, and current practices.

• Overdiagnosis in Low-Dose Computed Tomography Screening for Lung Cancer
http://jama.md/1cyJbPO

• The Harms of Screening: A Proposed Taxonomy and Application to Lung Cancer Screening
http://jama.md/1hZ4xNF

• Computed Tomographic Screening for Lung Cancer: Current Practice Patterns at Leading Academic Medical Centers
http://jama.md/1kd3Lw1
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Understanding the Volume-Outcome Effect in Cardiovascular Surgery: The Role of Failure to Rescue 
http://jama.md/1dkggAz

This epidemiologic study reports that complications from cardiovascular surgery are equal at lower and higher volume hospitals, but mortality is higher at the former because of greater failure to manage those complications. 
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Pruritus in the Older Patient 
http://jama.md/1dkg7wY

This narrative review summarizes the etiologies, diagnosis, and treatment of pruritus in older patients. 
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2014 Evidence-Based Guideline for the Management of High Blood Pressure in Adults: Report From the Panel Members Appointed to the Eighth Joint National Committee (JNC 8) 
http://jama.md/1esDx4f

This practice guideline makes nine recommendations for drug treatment of adults with hypertension. 
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