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Sticking to a calorie-restricted diet for 2 years improved overall quality of life (QOL), including mood, sleep quality, and sexual function in non-obese individuals, according to a small clinical trial. http://bit.ly/1W8u23l
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It's nearly impossible to tell whether the risk evaluation and mitigation strategy (REMS) for extended-release/long-acting opioids (ER/LA) has had an impact on falling rates of abuse, overdose, and death from prescription painkillers, presenters said during the first day of a 2-day advisory committee meeting. http://bit.ly/1W6Zpv1
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A National Football League player joined mental health experts and elected officials at a Senate committee meeting to push for improved access to comprehensive mental health and substance abuse services. http://bit.ly/23mlLYM
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Reoperation is not uncommon in the years after getting an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) -- whether for complications or battery replacement, a registry study showed. http://bit.ly/1Z4nArU
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The FDA approval on Friday of the first generic version of rosuvastatin (Crestor) marked the end of an era and the beginning of a major shift in cardiovascular medicine. Over time, as the price of rosuvastatin drops with generic competition, it seems likely that the dominant statin in the market for 2 decades -- atorvastatin (Lipitor) -- will cede a significant portion of its share to rosuvastatin. http://bit.ly/26LJd6j
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Children treated with diluted apple juice after admission to the emergency department (ED) for mild gastroenteritis with mild dehydration were less likely to experience treatment failure, and need intravenous fluids, than those treated with standard electrolyte maintenance solution, researchers said at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual meeting. http://bit.ly/1Z2qVb8
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More patients with serious psychological distress had insurance coverage following the Affordable Care Act, but that didn't change whether they'd seen a healthcare professional recently, researchers reported. http://bit.ly/23ptoh5
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It's "very likely" that the continental U.S. will see local transmission of Zika virus, a top health official said. http://bit.ly/1W6Zi2p
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Three-quarters of young children diagnosed with attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are on drug therapies, despite recommendations that behavioral therapy should be the primary treatment in this age group, the CDC said in a new Vital Signs report. http://bit.ly/23mrP3q
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Cognitive behavioral therapy, and not sleep drugs, should be the first-line treatment for chronic insomnia, according to new evidence-based clinical practice guidelines from the American College of Physicians (ACP). http://bit.ly/26N1G2m
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The 21-gene Recurrence Score (RS) assay was more likely than any other factor to drive decision-making for adjuvant chemotherapy and reduced the overall use of chemotherapy in patients with early-stage ER-positive/HER2-negative breast cancer, a large retrospective analysis has revealed. http://bit.ly/1Z3u8Hr
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Psoriasis, type 2 diabetes (T2DM), and obesity are strongly linked, and there appears to be a genetic correlation between psoriasis and obesity, according to a large study of Danish twins. http://bit.ly/26K54ec
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