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Heart Attack Rates Unchanged for Younger Adults

Heart Attack Rates Unchanged for Younger Adults

Heart attack hospitalization rates among young and middle-aged adults have remained stable during the previous decade, even as seniors of Medicare age experienced a better than 20% decline in heart attacks.

Intervention for Overweight Kids, Parents Benefits Both

Intervention for Overweight Kids, Parents Benefits Both

Using a behavioral intervention to target preschool-aged overweight children and their parents is efficacious for both children and parents.

Two-Year Weight Loss Predicts Diabetes Risk

Two-Year Weight Loss Predicts Diabetes Risk

Weight loss over two years is associated with reduced diabetes incidence and improvement in cardiometabolic risk factors.

Could Mild TBI Symptoms Be PTSD?

Could Mild TBI Symptoms Be PTSD?

Persistent symptoms lasting three months after mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) do not represent postconcussion syndrome (PCS) and should be considered part of the hyperarousal dimension of posttraumatic stress disorder.

Technology IDs Patients with Undiagnosed Hypertension

Technology IDs Patients with Undiagnosed Hypertension

A technology-based program may be used to identify patients with undiagnosed hypertension in the primary care setting.