- Surgery Fails to Show Superiority in Shoulder Fractures. The trend of increased surgery for patients with displaced fractures of the proximal humerus may be inappropriate.
- Restricting Fructose Cuts Liver Fat in Kids. In just 10 days, restricting the amount of fructose children consumed through sugary drinks and juices resulted in “dramatic” reductions in liver fat.
- CBO Lowers Projections for Cost of ACA Subsidies. Private health insurance spending will grow more slowly than originally expected in the next decade, which will cut the cost of implementing the Affordable Care Act.
- Study Questions Appropriate Use Criteria for Angiography. Roughly a third of patients with diagnostic angiography deemed “inappropriate” under current appropriate use criteria (AUC) actually had obstructive coronary artery disease, and more than 40% with “appropriate” angiograms did not.
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