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USPSTF draft recommends against HRT use for chronic condition prevention

ANA SmartBrief | May 18, 2017

The US Preventive Services Task Force found "convincing evidence" to reaffirm its 2012 recommendation against using hormone replacement therapy for primary prevention of chronic conditions among postmenopausal women. The harms associated with combined use of estrogen and a progestin, such as increased risks of invasive breast cancer, venous thromboembolism and coronary heart disease, far outweigh the benefits, the task force noted in a draft recommendation statement. Medscape (free registration) (05/16) MedPage Today (free registration) (05/16)


Study links low-carb diet to reduced hunger, food cravings

ANA SmartBrief | May 18, 2017

Health insurer adopts unlimited vacation time policy

ANA SmartBrief | May 16, 2017

Study: New HIV cases could be cut significantly in US by 2025

ANA SmartBrief | May 19, 2017

Most child care centers unprepared for flu pandemic

ANA SmartBrief | May 17, 2017

CDC: US teen drinking rate hits 25-year low

ANA SmartBrief | May 15, 2017

Studies look at better ways to treat infant NAS

ANA SmartBrief | May 17, 2017

Breast-fed children less likely to develop type 1 diabetes

ANA SmartBrief | May 15, 2017

CDC: Rise in HCV cases in pregnant women may be tied to opioid epidemic

ANA SmartBrief | May 15, 2017

Neb. infant whose mother had Zika born without defects

ANA SmartBrief | May 15, 2017


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ANA SmartBrief | May 19, 2017

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ANA SmartBrief | May 15, 2017

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ANA SmartBrief | May 10, 2017

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