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Colorectal Cancer Screening in the Era of the Affordable Care Act
BackgroundThe Affordable Care Act (ACA) eliminated cost-sharing for evidence-based preventive services in an effort to encourage use.ObjectiveTo evaluate use of colorectal cancer (CRC) screening in aExpand
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Effect of opioid prescribing guidelines in primary care
AbstractLong-term opioid use for noncancer pain is increasingly prevalent yet controversial given the risks of addiction, diversion, and overdose. Prior literature has identified the problem andExpand
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European genetic ancestry is associated with a decreased risk of lupus nephritis.
OBJECTIVE African Americans, East Asians, and Hispanics with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) are more likely to develop renal disease than are SLE patients of European descent. This study wasExpand
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European population substructure correlates with systemic lupus erythematosus endophenotypes in North Americans of European descent
Previous work has demonstrated that Northern and Southern European ancestries are associated with specific systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) manifestations. In this study, 1855 SLE cases of EuropeanExpand
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A profile of US emergency departments in 2001.
STUDY OBJECTIVE Emergency departments (EDs) provide round-the-clock emergency care but also serve as a health care "safety net." We seek to determine the number, distribution, and characteristics ofExpand
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National study of the relation of primary care shortages to emergency department utilization.
BACKGROUND Emergency department (ED) visit volumes are increasing nationwide. OBJECTIVES To determine whether states with primary care shortages have higher rates of ED use. METHODS PopulationsExpand
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A National study of burdensome health care costs among non-elderly Americans
BackgroundRising health care costs and increased cost sharing have resulted in significant medical expenses for many Americans. The goal of this study was to describe the prevalence of and riskExpand
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Adoption of Digital Breast Tomosynthesis in Clinical Practice.
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Association of State Dense Breast Notification Laws With Supplemental Testing and Cancer Detection After Screening Mammography
Objectives To evaluate the association of state dense breast notification (DBN) laws with use of supplemental tests and cancer diagnosis after screening mammography. Methods We examined screeningExpand
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Breast cancer supplemental screening: Women’s knowledge and utilization in the era of dense breast legislation
Given the growth in dense breast notification (DBN) legislation in the United States, we examined the association between different types of DBN laws and supplemental screening behaviors among women.
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