Pediatrics

Non-medical costs burden families of hospitalized children

(HealthDay)—The non-medical cost burden, which includes lost earnings plus expenses, is considerable among families of children who are hospitalized, according to a study published online Aug. 13 in Pediatrics.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Many Americans not being assessed for depression

(HealthDay)—Many Americans aged 35 and older are not being assessed for depression, according to a study recently published in the Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine.

Medications

Prescribing of opioids adds to patient satisfaction with care

(HealthDay)—Patients with musculoskeletal conditions who are using prescribed opioids are more likely to be highly satisfied with their care, according to a study published in the January/February issue of the Annals of ...

Diabetes

Baseline depression symptoms tied to low med adherence

(HealthDay)—Among clinical and sociodemographic characteristics, only baseline depressive symptoms are tied to low medication adherence in teen patients with type 2 diabetes, according to a study published online June 28 ...

Health

Older women restrict driving more than older men

(HealthDay)—Older women restrict their driving activity more than older men, regardless of physical health or cognitive status, according to a study published in the November issue of the Journal of the American Geriatrics ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Stressful life events may increase stillbirth risk, study finds

Pregnant women who experienced financial, emotional, or other personal stress in the year before their delivery had an increased chance of having a stillbirth, say researchers who conducted a National Institutes of Health ...

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