Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

USPSTF still advises against COPD screening for asymptomatic adults

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends against screening asymptomatic adults for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). This recommendation forms the basis of a final recommendation statement published ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Should you get a second COVID-19 booster vaccination?

Recently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention expanded eligibility for a second COVID-19 booster to adults 50 and older, as well as people 12 and older who are immunosuppressed. Booster vaccinations are safe and ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Interconception preventive care and pregnancy complications

Pregnancy complications can recur, and interconception preventive care may help reduce some pregnancy complications. Preventive visits after an index pregnancy were associated with reduced hypertension in the subsequent pregnancy, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Recalled experiences surrounding death: More than hallucinations?

Scientific advances in the 20th and 21st centuries have led to a major evolution in the understanding of death. At the same time, for decades, people who have survived an encounter with death have recalled unexplained lucid ...

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