Appeals court upends ACA’s individual mandate; osteoporosis undertreatment poses growing threat

Friday, December 20, 2019

Osteoporotic fracture risk is undermanaged in older adults

By Heidi Splete

Study of Medicare database shows decline in treatment of patients who have an increased risk of fracture.

Appeals court rules ACA’s individual mandate is unconstitutional
The Trump administration chose not to defend the ACA, but it does not seem entirely prepared for what might happen if the law is overturned.

Vaping marijuana gaining traction among U.S. teens
One in five 10th- and 12th-grade students in the United States report vaping marijuana in the past year.

Navigators improve medication adherence in HFrEFHeart failure patients in a remote navigator-led program had greater adherence to guideline-directed therapy at 3 months than usual care.

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