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Can you paint your migraine?

“Can you draw me a picture of your headache?” may sound like an unusual question – but drawings of headache pain provide plastic surgeons with valuable information on which patients are more or less likely to benefit from surgery to alleviate...
24-Sep-2020 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

The psychosocial benefits of plastic surgery for young women with congenital breast asymmetry

Nearly all women have breasts that are slightly different from each other. However, some women have more marked differences in the size, shape, or position of the breasts even after development is complete – leading to negative effects on...
24-Sep-2020 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Women Orthopaedic Surgeons Report High Rates of Sexual Harassment

More than two-thirds of women orthopaedic surgeons report experiencing sexual harassment during their residency training, according to a survey study in Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research® (CORR®), a publication of The Association of Bone...
23-Sep-2020 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

County and ZIP code-level data show ‘stark social inequities’ in COVID-19

A geocoding approach – linking routinely collected public health data to neighborhood socioeconomic factors – shows consistently higher rates of COVID-19 illness and death among people living in more-disadvantaged communities, reports a study in...
22-Sep-2020 9:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Falling Medicare Reimbursement Rates for Orthopaedic Trauma

The amount Medicare reimburses for orthopaedic trauma surgery has fallen by nearly one-third over the past two decades, reports a study in the Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.
21-Sep-2020 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Violence Risk Assessment in Mental Health Care – Journal of Psychiatric Practice Outlines a Therapeutic Risk Management Approach

Assessing the potential for violent behavior by patients with psychiatric disorders is an essential but challenging responsibility for mental health professionals. A five-part series currently being published in the Journal of Psychiatric Practice...
17-Sep-2020 10:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Medical mistrust grounded in structural and systemic racism affects HIV care for Black women in the US South

For Black women in the southern United States, mistrust of the health care system that is grounded in structural and systemic racism is a key factor affecting participation in HIV prevention and treatment services, reports a study in the...
17-Sep-2020 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

With Digital Phenotyping, Smartphones May Play a Role in Assessing Severe Mental Illness

Digital phenotyping approaches that collect and analyze Smartphone-user data on locations, activities, and even feelings – combined with machine learning to recognize patterns and make predictions from the data – have emerged as promising tools...
15-Sep-2020 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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