Today's Health News

Risk for Suicide Increased After Hospital Discharge for Self-Harm

Authors say there is need for early follow-up care and attention to risk reduction strategies

SNAP Participation May Reduce Premature Deaths in the U.S.

Among adults aged 40 to 64 years, reduction also seen in mortality from specific causes of death

Focus on ED Utilization Misses Whole-Person Perspective

Data sharing between medical, behavioral, and social care data systems needed

Serious Eating Disorder Possible Even at Normal Body Weight

Markers of malnutrition and psychological problems common with atypical anorexia nervosa

Exercise Mitigates Risk for Depression, Even With Genetic Risk

Higher levels of physical activity linked to reduced odds of depression, even with highest polygenic risk

Those With Mental Illness Die Earlier

Large Danish study examined mortality rates for 10 mental disorders, 11 specific causes of death

Many Adult Health Problems Due to Adverse Childhood Experiences

Adverse childhood experiences significantly linked to poorer health outcomes, health risk behaviors

All-Cause Mortality Up With Loneliness in Cardiac Patients

Loneliness associated with significantly poorer patient-reported outcomes across cardiac diagnoses

Medical Practices Burdened by Regulatory Requirements

Vast majority of survey respondents believe regulatory burden is increasing

2010 to 2016 Saw Increase in Teens Admitted to ED for Abuse

Numbers increased from 6.93 to 11.97 admissions per 100,000 children younger than 18 years