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  • Postpartum Depression Affects 1 in 9 New MothersNationwide prevalence has declined, but a CDC study finds wide variation in the rates of postpartum depression among new mothers in different states. The authors call for more screening and therapy.
  • In Sunny LA, Prostate Cancer Patients Just Walk AwayIn a rare real-world study of adherence to active surveillance in Los Angeles, the percentage of men who are lost to follow-up is high, especially among poor patients.

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