News from the FDA/CDC
A very red map now has 41 states at the highest level of influenza activity.
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A case of multiple asymptomatic “pink skin tags”
ACOG guidelines on preconception genetic carrier screening, AI and embryo selection, and the hidden dangers of environmental toxicants and ways to...
Paid medical malpractice claims have trended downward in recent decades. Why?
From the Journals
Large retrospective study shows similar cervical cancer protection in girls and women given 1, 2, or 3 doses of HPV vaccine between 15 and 19...
CHICAGO – Cancer detection rates were similar, but fewer patients had false-positive findings or benign lesions biopsied with the shorter scans....
Breast cancer chemoprophylaxis in high-risk women: How persistent is the impact of an aromatase inhibitor after 5 years of use?
Among postmenopausal women at high risk for breast cancer, those treated with anastrozole (N = 1,920) compared with placebo (N = 1,944)...
U.S. health providers should be on the lookout for any patient who has traveled to China recently.
“It’s not good enough to just download CDC’s guidance; use it to make your own local plan and know what to do 24/7.”
News for Your Practice
Prenatal exposure to pollutants consumed through diet found to be associated with decreased fetal growth
Even low levels of exposure to persistent organic pollutant mixtures may reduce fetal growth, say researchers