Today's Health News

ASA Warns Against Multiple Patients Per Ventilator

Sharing mechanical ventilators should not be attempted, could put patients at increased risk

Higher Risk for Bone Fractures Seen After Bariatric Surgery

Risk highest with gastric bypass versus vertical banded gastroplasty or gastric banding

ED Visit Provides Opportunity to Discuss Contraception With Teens

Two-thirds of girls seen in pediatric emergency department interested in discussing contraception

Proportion of Teens Receiving Mental Health Care Steady

Changes seen in the sociodemographic profile of teens getting care, reasons for care, service settings

Consistent Sleep in Early Adulthood May Cut Diabetes Risk

Findings seen in women; associations weakened after adjusting for obesity, other metabolic comorbidities

Concomitant Myocardial Injury With COVID-19 Infection Linked to Fatal Outcome

Elevated TnT levels associated with arrhythmias, use of glucocorticoid therapy, mechanical ventilation

Postpartum Psych Disorders Lower Odds of Subsequent Children

Reduction in rate of having second live birth disappears if the first child dies

Chronic Kidney Disease Linked to Uncontrolled Blood Pressure

Second study shows ambulatory BP patterns not tied to cognitive impairment or frailty in CKD patients

Three Neonates Born to Mothers With COVID-19 ID’d as Positive

One of three neonates was born early; all three had pneumonia on chest radiographic imaging

Half of Americans Anxious About Getting COVID-19

And more than half of adults report concern about the financial impact of the pandemic