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Predictors of Satisfaction With RYGB Over Seven Years Identified

And, physical activity associated with improvements in depression and mental and physical HRQoL after RYGB

Delirium Common in Seniors Presenting to ED With COVID-19

Delirium is the sixth most common presenting symptom/sign; delirium linked to ICU stay and death

RSNA: Anxiety May Hasten Progression to Alzheimer Disease

Rate of progression from MCI to AD increased with ApoE4, anxiety, lower hippocampal and entorhinal cortex volumes

Purdue Pharma Pleads Guilty Over Role in U.S. Opioid Epidemic

Company admits paying doctors to write more prescriptions, providing misleading information to the DEA

Social Needs Linked to Lower HRQOL for Black Cancer Survivors

More than one-third of cancer survivors reported social needs, with highest prevalence for food insecurity

Preoperative Mental State Associated With Postoperative Pain

Presurgery depression, anxiety, catastrophizing tied to more pain after joint replacement surgery

Behavioral, Psych Condition Care Shifted to Telemedicine During COVID-19

Office-based visits decreased from before 2020 to during pandemic, but telemedicine visits increased in 2020 Q1, Q2

CDC: About One in Five U.S. Adults Reports Tobacco Product Use

Prevalence of any current tobacco product use up for men; adults aged ≤65 years; lesbian, gay, bisexual adults

Teens Increasingly Worried About Their Weight

Large U.K. study shows more teens are dieting, overestimating their weight

COVID-19-Related Job Insecurity Tied to Anxiety, Depression

Survey of nearly 5,000 young adults reveals link between job insecurity and self-reported anxiety, depression