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ACP offers recommendations to Congress for health care reform

May 23, 2017

Today, the ACP released a new policy agenda containing several recommendations for Congress to improve American health care.

The paper, titled A Prescription for a Forward-Looking Agenda to Improve American Health Care, emphasizes ACP’s view that it is time to cease the “unfruitful” debate over repealing and replacing the ACA. Instead ACP urges Congress and the administration to create and implement a “forward-thinking agenda” for health care reform in collaboration with ACP and other clinician and patient advocacy organizations.

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Amphotericin B safe, effective for pediatric treatment of visceral leishmaniasis

May 23, 2017
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Cybersecurity expert: 5 things physicians should consider to help protect data

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Q&A: Why health care remains a target to cyberattacks like WannaCry

May 22, 2017
Earlier this month, hackers executed a worldwide ransomware attack that has impacted more than 100 countries and infected tens of thousands of computers. More than 30…
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Progression of High Anisometropia in Children

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
Online Advanced Release, May 17, 2017
To investigate the onset and rate of progression of high anisometropia in myopic children younger than 13 years. A…
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Early Childhood Exposures and Risk for Adult Disease: November 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Every physician who cares for children has always worried about the effects interventions or exposures might have on…
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American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Annual Meeting

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Annual Meeting

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