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Remote Weight-Loss Program Optimized to Cut Costs, Maximize Results

New method yielded best results, lower costs for overweight adults assigned to weight-loss programs

Guidelines Indicate Breastfeeding Is Safe After Maternal Anesthesia

There is no need to discard breast milk after anesthesia; opioid sparing preferred for breastfeeding moms

38 Percent of Older Adults in U.S. Not Ready for Video Doctor Visits

Telephone visits may reach more patients, but 20 percent of older adults not ready for telephone visits

July 2020 Briefing – OBGYN & Women’s Health

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in OBGYN & Women's Health for July 2020. This roundup...

Cost-Related Rx Nonadherence Highest in Young U.S. Women

One in four women report cost-related nonadherence versus one in seven men

Survivors of Adolescent, Young Adult ALL May Suffer Late Effects

Estimated 10-year cumulative incidence high for subsequent endocrine disease, cardiac disease

Telemedicine Use Explodes During COVID-19 Pandemic

Two experts spoke with HD Live! about telemedicine's growth, best practices, outlook for the future

Physician’s Briefing Weekly Coronavirus Roundup

Here is what the editors at Physician's Briefing chose as the most important COVID-19 developments for you and your practice for the week of...

Early Age at Menarche Tied to Frequent Menopausal Symptoms

Midlife body mass index may play important role in modifying this risk

Second BMD Measurement Not Beneficial for Identifying Hip Fracture

Second BMD assessment about three years after initial measure not linked to improved discrimination