Infectious Disease

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Internet misinformation, dated beliefs continue to fuel vaccine hesitancy

November 24, 2015

NEW YORK — Gary S. Marshall, MD, chief of pediatric infectious diseases at the University of Louisville School of Medicine, discusses the root causes of vaccine hesitancy, including a poor understanding of the risk/benefit ratio associated with vaccines and lack of the necessary filter to distinguish legitimate from illegitimate science.

In the Journals

CDC urges PrEP use, awareness among at-risk groups, providers

November 24, 2015
The CDC announced today that more than 1.2 million adults in the United States are estimated to be at risk for new HIV infection and meet current indications for…
In the Journals

Clinical engagement associated with PrEP awareness in young black MSM

November 24, 2015
Researchers have identified several clinical factors associated with pre-exposure prophylaxis awareness in young black men who have sex with men, according to research…
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Study details clinical course of humeral osteomyelitis in pediatric patients

November 24, 2015
Results from a 10-year retrospective study in New Zealand on pediatric patients with humeral osteomyelitis highlight the efficacy of antibiotics and debridement for…
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Reactive arthritis may be underdiagnosed in pediatric patients with C. difficile

November 24, 2015
A recently presented case-control study showed pediatric patients who experience infection with Clostridium difficile may develop reactive arthritis that is either…
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Evolution of HIV Treatment: How to Start, How to Switch, How to Treat HIV/HCV Co-infection

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Gilead Sciences Medical Affairs.

Improvements in antiretroviral therapy (ART) continue to be made with the development of simplified, single-tablet…
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VIDEO: Daklinza/asunaprevir yields high SVR for Asian patients

November 23, 2015
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The Patient with Conjunctivitis

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This CME activity will focus on the diagnosis and management of patients with conjunctivitis.
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