Today's Health News

Suicide Risk Up for Long-Term Survivors of Childhood Cancer

Suicide risk significantly elevated for survivors alive beyond the age of 28 years; risk was lower for women than men

Statins May Be Tied to Lower Risk for COVID-19 Death

Statin treatment tied to moderately lower COVID-19 mortality in large population study accounting for preexisting health conditions and other factors

More Than Half of U.S. Infants Born in High-Volume Obstetric Hospitals

Yet, more than one-third of U.S. obstetric hospitals are low-volume with <500 births/year

PCPs Not Routinely Recommending Early Behavioral Treatment for ADHD

Only 11 percent of preschoolers with ADHD diagnosis or symptoms received referrals for parent training in behavior management

USPSTF Presents New Approach to Sex, Gender in Recommendations

Task force will use inclusive approach to identify issues related to sex, gender in guideline development; will use gender-neutral language

ACS: Surgery May Benefit Men With Stage IV Breast Cancer

Patients receiving systemic therapy, surgery, and radiation have survival advantage over systemic therapy alone

ACS: Telemedicine Lung Cancer Screenings Offered During Pandemic

Distribution of Lung-RADS results did not differ for lung cancer screenings with telemedicine versus in-person visit

Overweight Less Likely in Infants With More Sleep, Fewer Awakenings

Odds of infant overweight from 1 to 6 months lower with increase in nighttime sleep duration, decrease in number of waking bouts

CDC Signs Off on Moderna, J&J Boosters, Backs Mix ‘n’ Match Shots

Agency plans to release guidance early next week about who might benefit from choosing one booster over another