Tag Archives: Roundup

Research Roundup: State Gun Laws; The ‘Public Charge’ Rule; And Medicare Advantage

Each week, KHN compiles a selection of recently released health policy studies and briefs. Pediatrics: State Gun Laws And Pediatric Firearm-Related Mortality Firearms are the second leading cause of pediatric death in the United States. There is significant variation in firearm legislation at the state level. Recently, 3 state laws were associated with a reduction… Read More »

Weekly Roundup for JULY  5, 2019: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

In a large study from France (Blotière et al, 2019), researchers demonstrated that exposure to monotherapy with valproic acid was associated with 8 specific types of major congenital malformations (e.g., spina bifida, OR 19.4), and exposure to topiramate was associated with an increased risk of cleft lip (OR 6.8). No significant associations were found for… Read More »

Weekly Roundup for FEBRUARY 1, 2019: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

Over the last few years, there has been an increasing number of articles focusing on perinatal anxiety.  Recent studies indicate that anxiety during pregnancy and the postpartum period is common and may occur independently of perinatal depression, although anxiety and depressive symptoms frequently appear together during the perinatal period.  This week we have several large… Read More »