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SCOTUS hears arguments over tax credits for subsidies under ACA

March 4, 2015

The U.S. Supreme Court today began hearing oral arguments in King vs. Burwell, a case that will determine whether the Internal Revenue Service may extend tax-credit subsidies for health insurance purchased through federal exchanges established by the Affordable Care Act.

The ACA was passed by Congress and signed into law in 2010. In 2012, the Supreme Court upheld a provision of the ACA requiring everyone to purchase health insurance or pay a fee or penalty.

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Common goals, barriers to antimicrobial stewardship among pediatric cancer patients identified

March 4, 2015
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Doctors and pharmacists involved in antimicrobial stewardship programs among pediatric cancer patients identified shared program-related goals as…
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FDA launches drug shortage app

March 4, 2015
The FDA has introduced its first mobile application aimed at expediting updates to the public about drug shortages, the agency announced in a press release. The…
In the Journals

CatD may be useful to differentiate pediatric liver inflammation, steatosis

March 4, 2015
Plasma cathepsin D levels could be used as noninvasive markers for distinguishing pediatric patients with steatosis from those with hepatic inflammation, according to…
Thomas Frieden, MD

Most pneumonia hospitalizations occur in children aged younger than 5 years

March 4, 2015
Seventy percent of pneumonia hospitalizations were among children aged younger than 5 years, according to study findings published in the New England Journal of
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Seizure Patterns in Childhood

Pediatric Annals, February 2015, Volume 44 Issue 2
Seizures are alarming and can be life-threatening. It is essential that pediatric providers be able to identify those…
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Pediatric Annals November 2014

Child Neglect: November 2014

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Neglect, to paraphrase, is in the eyes of the beholder. While a special needs child may not receive optimal care at…
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Armed conflict, poverty in low-income countries contribute to spread of neglected tropical diseases

Armed conflict, poverty in low-income countries contribute to spread of neglected tropical diseases

February 25, 2015
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Peter J. Hotez, MD, PhD, founding dean of the National School for Tropical Medicine at Baylor…
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