A randomized trial found that patients who wanted to quit smoking but relapsed after a first attempt were more likely to succeed if their primary care physicians encouraged them to try quitting again immediately.
Persistent insomnia symptoms, alone and combined with short sleep duration, in women ages 42 to 52 years were associated with a subsequent 70% to 75% increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD).
A 27-year-old man is evaluated during a follow-up visit. He recently visited the emergency department for a burn sustained while setting off fireworks at a party while intoxicated. He has a history of depression but never followed up for treatment and reports that his mood has improved remarkably since then. Following additional medical history and a physical exam, what is the most likely diagnosis?
A tool to increase clinicians' attention to the possible harms of overtreatment among older adults, among other aims, was associated with a greater decline in prostate-specific antigen testing, unspecified urine testing, and diabetes overtreatment compared with an education-only approach.
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