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Younger Female Blood Donors Vulnerable to Iron Deficiency

In teens and women younger than 50, absent iron stores and anemia more common in blood donors

Three Factors Predict Psych Events With Drugs for Smoking Cessation

Anxiety, history of suicidal ideation/behavior, being white associated with higher risk for events

Prevalence of Severe Maternal Morbidity Increased Across Groups

Racial and ethnic disparities in severe maternal morbidity have remained persistent over time

Statins Tied to Insulin Resistance, Higher Serum Fasting Insulin

Ever use of statins associated with 38 percent increased risk for incident type 2 diabetes

Antibiotics, PPIs Tied to Higher C. Diff Risk in Hospitalized Children

Previous antibiotic exposure significant risk factor in combined studies but not in adjusted studies

Digital Breast Tomosynthesis Can Reduce Benign Biopsy Rate

Fewer benign biopsies necessary with DBT compared with full-field digital mammography

ACC: Robust Evidence Lacking for Many Cardiovascular Guidelines

Few recommendations in cardiovascular society guidelines supported by evidence from multiple RCTs

In Youth With ADHD, New-Onset Psychosis Up With Amphetamines

New-onset psychosis occurred in about one in 660 teens, young adults with ADHD receiving stimulants

Mothers of Children With Eczema More Likely to Have Exhaustion

For all measures, worse child atopic dermatitis severity linked to worse maternal sleep outcomes

Jury Finds Roundup a Major Contributor to Man’s Cancer

Landmark verdict could impact hundreds of other similar lawsuits