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Most Using Online COVID-19 Tool Report Mild, Moderate Symptoms

Authors say self-assessment tool could ease burden on the health care system, collect useful information

Outcomes Similar for COVID-19 in Patients With, Without HIV

Rate of patients who required mechanical ventilation, died similar for those with HIV, matched comparators

CRC Risk Down With ACEi, Angiotensin Receptor Blocker Use

5 percent reduction in adjusted hazard ratio risk with each single year increase in drug use

Health Expenditures Considerable for Asthma, COPD in U.S. Workers

Annualized total medical expenditures are $7 billion and $5 billion, respectively

Most Women Unaware of Breast Implant-Related Lymphoma

Even among women with breast implants, just over half have heard of BIA-ALCL

Medicaid Expansion Contributing to Earlier Cancer Diagnosis

Cancer diagnosis earlier for low-income adults with screening-amenable cancers following Medicaid expansion

Most Primary Care Providers Screening Toddlers for Autism

Some disparities seen in screening, but screen-positive children diagnosed at younger age

Endotheliopathy ID’d in COVID-19, Tied to Higher Mortality Risk

Soluble thrombomodulin concentration >3.26 ng/mL linked to lower rates of hospital discharge, survival

Incidence of Abusive Head Trauma in Infants May Be Up During Lockdown

Abusive head trauma cases increased 1,493 percent compared with previous three years

EMS Calls Down Early in COVID-19 Outbreak

But the rate of EMS-attended deaths increased from 1.49 to 2.77 percent of calls