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For decades, ADHD primarily had been a diagnosis in children, but the new study found it also affected as many as 10 million adults. http://bit.ly/1WgjShj
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Patients undergoing colonoscopy who consumed a low-residue diet the day before the procedure, instead of a clear liquid diet, more often had an adequate bowel preparation and were much more likely to be satisfied with the experience, a researcher reported at Digestive Disease Week. http://bit.ly/1OKDsdL
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School nurses are an essential part of the healthcare team, and pediatricians should advocate for every school to have at least one registered nurse, said the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) in a policy statement. http://bit.ly/1OJmzQI
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Patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) had no increased risk for acute myocardial infarction (MI) compared with the general population -- or even with patients with other chronic inflammatory conditions, a researcher reported at Digestive Disease Week. http://bit.ly/27QntXr
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The FDA approved drastic changes to the nutrition facts labels on packaged foods today, mandating that added sugars be listed separately. http://bit.ly/27Ip1me
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For people age 75 and older, a blood pressure goal under 120 mm Hg systolic substantially lowered the risk of major cardiovascular events and death from any cause without increasing risks, a SPRINT sub-analysis showed. http://bit.ly/27GRXer
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Concurrent chemoradiation represents standard of care for stage IB to IVA invasive cervical cancer, as available resources permit, according to a new clinical guideline from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) http://bit.ly/1WfTFiW
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Young women with lymphoma derived no ovarian function or fertility benefits from ovarian suppression during chemotherapy, a randomized trial. http://bit.ly/1OKDthS
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A large new analysis offers more evidence that broad salt restriction doesn't benefit most people and may even harm some people. The study did find that salt restriction may be beneficial to the minority of people with high blood pressure who also consume high levels of salt. http://bit.ly/1OJ4P86
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Many non-life-threatening conditions for most of the 20th century were not considered a part of mainstream medicine. Some did not exist at all as formal disorders. http://bit.ly/1OIx72v
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The CDC's surveillance systems have identified 122 pregnant women in Puerto Rico and 157 in the U.S. states and other territories through May 12 with "laboratory evidence of possible Zika virus infection," the agency said Friday. http://bit.ly/1ODXI0G
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The House passed a $622.1-million bill targeting the Zika virus on Wednesday, but where it goes from there is uncertain. http://bit.ly/1OCdQ2y
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