APPENDICITIS INCIDENCE INCREASES WITH WARMER WEATHER – October 4, 2022
 
WEIGHTED BLANKET INCREASES MELATONIN AND IMPROVES SLEEP – October 3, 2022

 

AMYLYX PRICES NEWLY APPROVED ALS DRUG AT $158,000 PER YEAR – September 30, 2022

 

NEW FDA HEALTHY FOOD LABELING GUIDELINES – September 29, 2022
 
LECANEMAB  EARLY PHASE 3 DATA FOR MILD COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT IN ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE – September 28, 2022

 

WHY IS THERE DUPLICATE INFORMATION IN THE EMR? – September 26, 2022
 
White House Announces 1.5 Billion (and MOre) to Fight Opioid Crisis – September 23,. 2022
 
FDA Rejects poziotinib for NSCLC – September 22, 2022

 

 

 

Feature Stories
 

2022’s Most and Least Stressed US States to Live In

The Stress in America™ 2021 Survey conducted by the Harris Poll on behalf of the American Psychological Association found that 32% of Americans were so stressed out about the coronavirus pandemic that they were struggling to make even basic decisions such as what to wear, or what to eat. The reported stress varied by age group. The data showed that

Living-Donor Liver Transplant Offers Hope for Colorectal Cancer Liver Metastases

Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer worldwide.  An estimated 106,180 new cases of colon cancer and 44,850 new cases of rectal cancer will be diagnosed in the US in 2022. Many of these patients will develop unresectable colorectal cancer liver metastases (CRLMs). A March 2022 study is the first in North America to demonstrate that a living-donor liver

Nordic Diet May Improve Health

The trend toward healthy, regional, and environmentally friendly diets is gaining momentum. Similar to the Mediterranean diet, the Nordic diet is a regional diet that is being investigated for its health benefits. The Nordic countries include Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden; the territories of the Faroe Islands, Greenland, and, Åland. Traditionally individuals in these areas eat whole grains such

Follow- Up Care Reduces Future Asthma Admissions

Asthma affects 25 million Americans. It is the most common pediatric chronic disease, affecting 5.1 million children below the age of 18 years, or approximately 9% of all school-aged children. Asthma contributes to over 500,000 Emergency Department (ED) visits each year.  A new study led by UC San Francisco researchers found that follow-up care after an asthma-related visit to the ED may help

CDC COVID Quarantine and Isolation Calculator

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have developed a quarantine and isolation calculator to help determine how long you need to isolate, quarantine, or what other steps you need take to prevent spreading COVID-19. The calculator is designed for individuals who have been in close contact with someone with COVID-19 or have tested positive for COVID-19.  Close contact means