The American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM) has issued a position paper warning state and private insurers regarding methadone as a drug of first choice for chronic pain.
Among older moderate drinkers, those who sometimes engage in binge drinking have an increased total mortality risk compared with those who have a regular pattern of moderate drinking.
Nonmedical abusers of prescription opioid drugs who have the highest risk of overdose are as likely to obtain them from a friend or family member as a physician's prescription.
Women who were ever smokers during their reproductive years and those never-smoking women with the highest levels of secondhand smoke exposure have significantly increased odds for spontaneous abortion, stillbirth, and tubal ectopic pregnancy.
Medicaid patients and patients with more comorbidities have a longer length of stay for incident heart failure, compared to other hospitalized cases.
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