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Physician Depressive Symptoms Tied to Higher Risk for Medical Errors

Bidirectional association seen between depressive symptoms and medical errors

Adults Not Living in Metro Areas Have Reduced Access to Care

In unadjusted analyses, adults not living in MSA more likely to have financial burden linked to care

Services Affected by Rural Hospitals Joining Health Systems

Reductions seen in imaging, on-site obstetric services, on-site primary care

End-Stage Renal Disease Patients at Higher Risk for Syphilis

Study shows incidence rate three times higher than that seen in general population

Risk for Hospital Admission Up With Short-Term PM2.5 Exposure

Admissions for new causes, previously identified causes linked to short-term exposure to air pollution

Current Statin Use May Lower Risk for Lethal Prostate Cancer

Strong inverse association found for PTEN-null cancer but not for PTEN-intact cancers

November 2019 Briefing – Urology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Urology for November 2019. This roundup includes the latest...

November 2019 Briefing – Nephrology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Nephrology for November 2019. This roundup includes the latest...

Study Supports PSA Screening for Male BRCA2 Carriers

Further follow-up needed to assess benefit of PSA screening in male BRCA1 mutation carriers

U.S. Life Expectancy Dropped Since 2014 for Working-Age Adults

Life expectancy increased from 1959 to 2016 but began declining in 2014 among 25- to 64-year-olds