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Bariatric Surgery May Raise Risk for Colon Cancer Years Later

Risk increased for colon cancer 10 to 14 years after surgery; no increase in risk found for rectal cancer

More Than 100 E. Coli Illnesses Now Linked to Romaine Lettuce

Twenty-three states have now reported cases, up from 19 last week; no deaths reported so far

Physician Depressive Symptoms Tied to Higher Risk for Medical Errors

Bidirectional association seen between depressive symptoms and medical errors

Adults Not Living in Metro Areas Have Reduced Access to Care

In unadjusted analyses, adults not living in MSA more likely to have financial burden linked to care

Services Affected by Rural Hospitals Joining Health Systems

Reductions seen in imaging, on-site obstetric services, on-site primary care

Aspirin Use May Reduce Cancer, All-Cause Mortality in Seniors

Aspirin use three or more times per week tied to reduced all-cause, cancer, GI cancer, CRC mortality

November 2019 Briefing – Gastroenterology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Gastroenterology for November 2019. This roundup includes the latest...

Outcomes of Hep C Screening Intervention Examined

48.1 percent of baby boomers screened for HCV, varying from 19.8 to 71.3 percent by practice

Continuous PPI Use May Increase Risk for Acute Gastroenteritis

Risk for acute gastroenteritis icreased for all ages combined and for those aged 45 to 64, 65 to 74, ≥75

Diet Pill, Laxative Use in Women Tied to Later Eating Disorder Dx

Odds of incident eating disorder diagnosis up with use of diet pill, laxative for weight control