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Higher Alcohol Intake May Harm Bone Health in HIV Patients

Alcohol intake tied to levels of bone turnover markers in patients with HIV and substance use disorder

Autism Rates Inversely Tied to County’s Wealth

Wealthy California parents may have more access to private care, treatment

Many Legal Marijuana Products Too Strong for Treating Pain

Majority of products in medicinal, recreational programs advertised to have >15 percent THC

Unemployed Workers Less Likely to Be Uninsured Post-ACA

Following implementation of ACA, insurance rates decreased more in states with Medicaid expansion

COVID-19 Outbreak Described in Long-Term Care Facility

167 cases of COVID-19 identified affecting 101 residents; case fatality rate 33.7 percent

35.1 Percent of Workers Report Work-Related Health Problems

Construction is the industry with the highest prevalence of work-related health problems

CDC: 2016 to 2017 Saw Increases in Nonfatal Overdoses

Nonfatal overdose rates significantly increased for all drug types except benzodiazepines

Four Trajectories of Peer Victimization ID’d Across Childhood

Paternal history of antisocial behavior tied to moderate-emerging, high-chronic versus low peer victimization

March 2020 Briefing – Psychiatry

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Psychiatry for March 2020. This roundup includes the latest...

Phone-Based Therapy Beneficial for Depression in Parkinson Disease

Telephone CBT outperformed treatment-as-usual on all depression, anxiety, quality-of-life measures