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CBT is cost-effective treatment in primary care setting, Kaiser Permanente study finds

CBT is cost-effective treatment in primary care setting, Kaiser Permanente study finds

Researchers develop single blood test that screens for 8 cancer types

Researchers develop single blood test that screens for 8 cancer types

Reminders can improve immunization rates

Reminders can improve immunization rates

Expert discusses how to stay healthy during flu season

Expert discusses how to stay healthy during flu season

Bariatric surgery extends lifespan in obese patients, shows study

Bariatric surgery extends lifespan in obese patients, shows study

New high-sensitivity blood tests could aid faster diagnosis and treatment for heart attack

New high-sensitivity blood tests could aid faster diagnosis and treatment for heart attack

Early influenza testing is critical to prevent serious complications

Early influenza testing is critical to prevent serious complications

Study demonstrates best path to accurately diagnose hypertension in children or teens

Study demonstrates best path to accurately diagnose hypertension in children or teens

New study explores how patients and physicians communicate with each other electronically

New study explores how patients and physicians communicate with each other electronically

Efforts to reverse opioid epidemic remain beset by stigma

Efforts to reverse opioid epidemic remain beset by stigma

Telemedicine support and school-based care reduce ER visits in half for children with asthma

Telemedicine support and school-based care reduce ER visits in half for children with asthma

Training and support could help pediatricians screen more children for mental health issues

Training and support could help pediatricians screen more children for mental health issues

Social difficulties of females with autism may be masked during clinical assessments, study finds

Social difficulties of females with autism may be masked during clinical assessments, study finds

New laws and regulations expand access to APRN care

New laws and regulations expand access to APRN care

Children’s insurance, other health programs funded — for now — in bill

Children’s insurance, other health programs funded — for now — in bill

New multi-center study to explore how the brain's circuitry forms and recalls memories

New multi-center study to explore how the brain's circuitry forms and recalls memories

New recommendations aim to improve diagnosis of liver disease, prevent unnecessary tests

New recommendations aim to improve diagnosis of liver disease, prevent unnecessary tests

New clinical decision support app can enhance heart failure patients’ survival and quality of life

New clinical decision support app can enhance heart failure patients’ survival and quality of life

Probiotics and xylitol chewing gum appear to have no effect in alleviating sore throat symptoms

Probiotics and xylitol chewing gum appear to have no effect in alleviating sore throat symptoms

Studies highlight potential of fMRI applications to detect, treat epilepsy in children

Studies highlight potential of fMRI applications to detect, treat epilepsy in children