Physicians more likely to prescribe opioids later in the day

It’s only human that decision-making changes when people are rushed. Researchers at the University of Minnesota and Harvard University conducted the first study in the United States to examine this phenomenon—using a national source of electronic health records—in primary care physicians when they decide whether to prescribe opioid painkillers. The findings were recently published in JAMA Network Open. Researchers looked […]

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Why Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent Love Having Kids Later in Life

Worked out for the best! Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent explained the perks of having their children later in life. “There’s a really beautiful side to it because you have the opportunity, usually, to be more present and that’s all that matters,” the former Home Made Simple host, 34, told Us Weekly exclusively at Bluemercury’s 20th Anniversary Celebration on Tuesday, June […]

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Congenital heart defects vastly increase risk of heart problems later in life

An infant born with a relatively simple heart defect is far more likely to develop heart problems as an adult, researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have discovered. The risk is so great that someone born with a heart defect who has a heart-healthy lifestyle is twice as likely to develop heart problems as someone born without a […]

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Here's What Parkland Kids & Parents Are Doing One Year Later

One year ago today, a gunman shot and killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Parents and students, all of whom are still grappling with the devastating losses, shared their heartbreak for the world to see. “Exactly one year ago, to the minute around 7 am, I sent two kids to school. Only my son […]

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HTN in Young Adulthood Linked to CVD Later in Life

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 7, 2018 — High blood pressure (BP) in early adulthood is associated with an increased risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD) later in life, according to two studies published in the Nov. 6 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association. Yuichiro Yano, M.D., Ph.D., from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, and colleagues examined the risk for […]

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