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Diabetes, Sleep Disturbances Up Risk for Early Death

Having both conditions poses greater risk than either condition alone

Pandemic Tied to Worsening of Teens’ Mental Health

However, pandemic also tied to decrease in substance use among both boys and girls

Paternal Depression May Linger After Child Discharged From NICU

Authors say there is need for increased attention to paternal mental health during infant NICU stay and after discharge to home

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...

U.S. Supreme Court Strikes Down Challenge to Affordable Care Act

Ruling did not address whether the Obama-era law can continue without a provision that requires Americans obtain insurance or pay a penalty

Mental Illness, Multimorbidity, SUD Up for Methamphetamine Users

Those with past-year methamphetamine use also more likely to have each combination of paired outcomes or all three outcomes

Severity of Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Tied to Race/Ethnicity

African American, Hispanic American race/ethnicity associated with greater disability, symptom severity in multiple sclerosis

Disparities in COVID-19 Vaccination ID’d Among Health Employees

At MetroHealth System, probability of vaccination up for employees older than 44 years, men, Whites, and Asians

Stressors of Integrating Work, Life Higher for Female Faculty

Since COVID-19, faculty more likely to consider leaving, reducing employment, especially female faculty members

Weight Control Product Use in Adolescence Ups Risk for Later Eating Disorder

Findings seen among teens followed for 10 years into early adulthood