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GOP leaders postpone House vote on AHCA

GOP leaders postpone House vote on AHCA
March 23, 2017

Lacking enough support from within their own party, Republican leaders in the House today postponed an anticipated vote on legislation to overhaul the nation’s health care system. Republicans could vote on it Friday, according to reports.

The postponement came amid opposition from some Republicans regarding the American Health Care Act (AHCA) and the expectation that no House Democrats would vote in its favor.

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AAP, public health organizations call for FDA ban of all flavored tobacco products

March 23, 2017
Five health care organizations have urged the FDA to prohibit all candy- and fruit-flavored tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, cigars and hookah tobacco…

American Samoa experience may guide Zika testing in asymptomatic pregnant women

March 23, 2017
A recommended timeline in American Samoa for discontinuing Zika virus screening in asymptomatic pregnant women could guide efforts in similarly sized populations…
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VIDEO: How a physician can perform well in MIPS

March 23, 2017
ORLANDO, Fla. — In a video perspective from the American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, Michael Sherling, MD, MBA, discusses the components of the…
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TB cases hit record low in US, but progress toward elimination lags

March 23, 2017
The United States recorded a record-low number of tuberculosis cases in 2016, but progress toward eliminating the disease in the U.S. by the end of the century has…
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The Incidence of Reoperation and Related Risk Factors Among Patients With Infantile Exotropia

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, January/February 2017, Volume 54 Issue 1
To determine the incidence and related risk factors of reoperation among patients with infantile exotropia who were…
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Pediatric Rheumatology: June 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Of all the areas of pediatric practice, none can seem more daunting or require a higher index of suspicion than…
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American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Annual Meeting

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Annual Meeting

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Timely diagnosis crucial to reduce needless testing, hospitalization for infant UTIs

November 23, 2016
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