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To promote the science and art of medicine and the betterment of the public health
To promote the science and art of medicine and the betterment of the public health

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Podcast: Visit https://ja.ma/2JPSgvB to hear the Editor's Summary by Howard Bauchner, MD, Editor in Chief of JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association, for the July 24, 2018 issue. #podcast #audio
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This randomized clinical trial compares the effects of a responsive parenting intervention designed to promote developmentally appropriate, prompt, and contingent responses to an infant’s needs vs a home safety intervention on child weight outcomes at 3 years: https://ja.ma/2AZ1kyY
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The effect of obesity is physiological, biological, and mechanical and it exacts an enormous financial toll on individuals and the health care system. Learn more: https://ja.ma/2AWogP9
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In this narrative medicine essay, a medical student shares how her reticence in transecting a cadaver fades to a metaphoric transubstantiation when she sees the beauty of the human anatomy and is reminded of the Last Supper because the former teacher had offered her body as the ultimate teaching moment: https://ja.ma/2vw7mBY
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This cohort study uses electronic health record data to examine associations between wisdom tooth extraction and persistent opioid use among patients aged 13 to 30 years: https://ja.ma/2ORzp6S
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This study uses Clinformatics Data Mart data to determine the frequency of opioid overdose after surgical discharge: https://ja.ma/2OXszwD
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In this JAMA Editorial, University of Colorado Health Science Center researchers take a closer look at broad-based molecular testing for lung cancer: https://ja.ma/2AYnhhI
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This JAMA Patient Page describes the #USPSTF’s recommendations on screening for atrial fibrillation using electrocardiography: https://ja.ma/2ANyd1n
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This 2018 Recommendation Statement from the #USPSTF concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of screening for atrial fibrillation (AF) with ECG (I statement): https://ja.ma/2OWdJ9G
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This cohort study examines associations between use of broad-based genomic screening vs routine testing (for EGFR and ALK alterations only) to target treatment of advanced non–small cell lung cancer and mortality at 1 year and overall survival: https://ja.ma/2vxomYG
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