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The Lancet

Transnational corporations, obesity and planetary health

August 25, 2020
  Laura Schmidt, Melissa Mialon,Cristin Kearns, and Eric CrosbieThe Lancet (July, 2020)
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COVID-19 Risk in Schools: What You Should Know

August 21, 2020
Currently, 36 counties are on California's watchlist of places where the coronavirus is trending too far in the wrong direction.

COVID-19 Risk in Schools: What You Should Know

August 06, 2020
Currently, 36 counties are on California's watchlist of places where the coronavirus is trending too far in the wrong direction. Among other negative consequences of making the list, all public and private schools located in those counties are prohibited from holding in-person classes until their...

Predicting NICU admissions in near-term and term infants with low illness acuity

July 22, 2020
Malini Mahendra, Martina Steurer-Muller, Samuel F. Hohmann, Roberta L. Keller, Anil Aswani & R. Adams Dudley Journal of Perinatology (2020)
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One-third of young adults may be at risk of severe COVID-19, especially if they smoke or vape

July 20, 2020
  One-third of young people across the country may be at risk of getting seriously sick with COVID-19, especially if they smoke or vape, according to a UCSF study that was published in the Journal of Adolescent Health by authors Sally H. Adams, M. Jane Park, Jason P. Schaub, Claire D. Brindis, and...
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Measure The Impact Of The ONC’s New Interoperability Rules Now

July 20, 2020
Mark Savage Aaron Neinstein,Julia Adler-Milstein “Measure The Impact Of The ONC’s New Interoperability Rules Now" Health Affairs Blog, July 7, 2020
Family Medicine Abstract

Sponsoring Institution Interests, Not National Plans, Shape Physician Workforce in the United States

July 18, 2020
  Diane R. Rittenhouse, Alexandra S. Ament, Kevin GrumbachFamily Medicine Published Online: 7/16/2020
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Drug Overdose Deaths Spike During the Pandemic

July 15, 2020
Emerging evidence shows that drug overdose deaths are surging from increased substance abuse driven by feelings of isolation, anxiety and depression during the coronavirus pandemic. Fatal drug overdoses were already ticking upward in 2019, according to preliminary data from the Centers for Disease...
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Using Care Navigation to Address Caregiver Burden in Dementia: A Qualitative Case Study Analysis

July 15, 2020
More than 15 million family members or friends care for individuals with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias in the United States, which involves providing emotional, physical, and practical support. Many caregivers experience burden and resulting health effects due to the intensive nature of...

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