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Increases in maternal body mass index are associated with increased risks of adverse perinatal and neonatal outcomes, according to research published in the April 16 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Medicaid-insured youth, particularly those in foster care and those diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, have considerable exposure to atypical antipsychotics, according to a study published in the April issue of the Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology.
Physicians who use Windows XP in their practices may be affected by Microsoft's recent discontinuation of support for the program, according to an article published April 8 in Medical Economics.
By Jacquelyn Gray
Home videos could assist in diagnosing autism, according to a study published online April 16 in PLOS ONE.
Many Americans are paying less for prescription drugs, but some are having to deal with sharp rises in the cost of specialty medicines for rare or serious diseases, according to a new report.
Drowning deaths are still a problem in the United States, even though overall deaths from drowning are down, according to a report published in the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's April edition of the National Center for health Statistics Data Brief.
The H1N1 flu was the predominant influenza strain in the United States this year, but it packed a lot less punch than in 2009 when it caused a worldwide pandemic, health officials report.
Children born to mothers who gain either too much or too little weight during their pregnancy are more likely to be overweight or obese, according to a study published online April 14 in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology.
By Rachel Lutz
Depression in preschoolers can lead to depression later in childhood, according to research published in the American Journal of Psychiatry.
Exposure to arsenic in drinking water from wells may lower IQ in children, according to research published online April 1 in Environmental Health.
Physician's Money Digest
For most Americans, summer is vacation time; however, little else can ruin a trip like getting sick. Often, this is as small as a runny nose and a cough, but sometimes the illnesses travelers pick up can be far more serious.
Focusing only on the number of people who have enrolled for insurance through the exchanges ignores indications that the ACA is failing in its primary mission.