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Few Trauma Patients Assessed for Effects of PTSD, Acute Stress

Most adult, pediatric centers do not have assessment, educational protocols

Medical Students Not Ready to Provide Nutritional Care

Findings consistent regardless of country of training, year of medical education

Diabetes Distress Common at Large Midwestern University

Findings based on survey of university-affiliated students, staff with either type 1 or type 2 diabetes

Migraines Linked to Higher Risk for Dementia, Alzheimer Disease

However, no link seen between migraines and vascular dementia

Hysterectomy Tied to Long-Term Risk for Depression, Anxiety

Findings particularly strong with hysterectomy at younger age, even with ovarian conservation

Seniors Should Undergo Annual Cognitive Health Assessment

After MCI diagnosis, patients should be counseled on treatment options; support needed for partners

Anemia in Early Pregnancy May Harm Child Neurodevelopment

Odds for ASD, ADHD, intellectual disability increased with anemia diagnosed during first 30 weeks

Pharmaceutical Treatments for Opioid Abuse May Benefit Teens

However, evidence is limited on efficacy, safety of medications for opioid use disorder in teens

Acetaminophen in Pregnancy May Affect Childhood Behavior

12 variables, mainly features of hyperactive or attentive behavior, tied to acetaminophen use

Purdue Files for Bankruptcy Over Opioid Crisis Suits

Currently, there are more than 2,600 pending federal and state lawsuits lodged against Purdue