Brigham and Women's Hospital Poor oral health may be associated with POAG January 01, 2017 By Nancy Groves Recent tooth loss and periodontal disease have been linked to primary open-angle glaucoma in a large prospective study of male health professionals. Heart drug improves life expectancy January 14, 2016 By Christine Blank There is some good news for heart failure patients’ life expectancy, in a recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine. SSRIs in pregnancy not linked to cardiac defects in babies June 20, 2014 By Tracey Walker In pregnancy, first trimester use of antidepressants does not substantively increase the risk of specific cardiac defects in babies, and should not be an important consideration in the treatment decision, according to a study published in the June 19 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. Does EHR meaningful use lead to better care quality? A new study casts doubt on whether the billions of dollars spent so far in meeting meaningful use requirements is actually improving patient outcomes. CVS Caremark researchers create measurements to predict med adherence behavior September 12, 2013 By Mark Lowery Editor Patients who do the best job of properly taking their medicine tend to be older, with higher incomes and more education, according to a study published in the September 2013 issue of Medical Care. PCPs outshine peers when it comes to diabetic care January 29, 2013 By Rachael Zimlich RN Primary care physicians (PCP) provide better diabetes care than other providers, according to a new study performed at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston.