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Possible options for the future of health care

February 22, 2017

A perspective recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine provides some insight on what President Donald J. Trump can and cannot do, in light of his executive order on health care and a promise to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act.

The commentary also speculates on what options the president could take and the impact of repealing the legislation.

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APRI, FIB4 guide esophageal varices screening in light of hemophilia, coinfection

February 22, 2017
The aspartate transaminase-platelet ratio index and Fibrosis-4 score were effective non-invasive markers to monitor fibrosis and correlated to the presence of esophageal…
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Phase 3 data find doravirine safe, effective for HIV-1 treatment

February 22, 2017
Merck recently announced the results of a phase 3 clinical trial that found doravirine, an investigational non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor, was…
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ACIP recommends single-dose revaccination for infants born to HBV-infected mothers

February 22, 2017
The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices voted today in favor of single-dose alternative to 3-dose revaccination for infants born to hepatitis B surface…
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Small number of ‘superspreaders’ caused most Ebola infections, drove West Africa epidemic

February 22, 2017
Health officials could have prevented most cases of the 2014 Ebola virus outbreak by finding and quarantining a tiny percentage of patients, according to a study…
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HIV/AIDS 2 Hour Update for Kentucky Health Professionals

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This is a 2 hour course designed for home study by healthcare clinicians. Successful completion of this course…
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Letermovir effective as prophylaxis for CMV in high-risk HCT patients

February 22, 2017
Letermovir was highly effective in a phase 3 trial at preventing infection with cytomegalovirus, or CMV, in patients…
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VIDEO: ENDURANCE-1 shows 99% SVR in patients with HCV/HIV

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