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Norovirus outbreak grows to 2,800 cases in northern California schools

May 23, 2017

Health officials from Yolo County in northern California have reported an outbreak of norovirus in the county schools with 2,836 cases among students and faculty.

During a press conference on May 12, the Yolo County Health and Human Services Agency reported a total of 952 cases of gastrointestinal illness — including stomach cramps, vomiting and diarrhea — among 32 schools in Yolo County; within 5 days, the number of cases had more than doubled to 2,091.

In the Journals

Findings describe novel nasal septum splint

May 23, 2017
A novel splint and splinting technique have demonstrated utility in straightening septa that require full extracorporeal technique. The design allows the splint to sit…
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Significant improvements seen in accelerometer-measured physical activity after lumbar spine surgery

May 23, 2017
Results of this study that used accelerometers to measure physical activity showed patients who underwent lumbar decompression and fusion had statistically significant…
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Intestinal microbiota associated with relapse, disease progression in hematologic malignancies

May 23, 2017
Test.docx An abundance of Eubacterium limosum in the intestinal flora appeared linked with a decreased risk for relapse or progression among patients…

CMHC names four to Senior Planning Committee

May 23, 2017
The Cardiometabolic Health Congress announced that four experts have been appointed as members of its Senior Planning Committee for the 2017-2018 CMHC educational…
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Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors for Advanced Melanoma: Clinical Updates and Multidisciplinary Strategies

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Bristol-Myers Squibb.

Incidence rates of melanoma in the United States continue to rise, with an estimated 87,110 new cases being diagnosed…
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Original Article

Inability of Open-Field Autorefraction to Eliminate Accommodation in Preschoolers

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
Online Advanced Release, May 17, 2017
To evaluate the effectiveness of the Shin-Nippon NVision-K 5001 autorefractometer (Rexxam Co. Ltd., Osaka, Japan) (also…
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Digestive Disease Week

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VIDEO: New NLA president discusses updates to PCSK9 inhibitor recommendations

May 22, 2017
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