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USPSTF recommends screening adolescents for depression

February 9, 2016

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has issued an update to its recommendations for the screening of depression in children and adolescents.

The B grade recommendation includes changes that reflect evidence of little harm of pharmacotherapy as long as patients are closely monitored, according to the authors.

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New bill supports young researchers

February 9, 2016
The Senate health committee recommended a bill today that would improve opportunities for new researchers in the United States. The “Next Generation Researchers…
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Senate committee proposes easier approval process for medical devices

February 9, 2016
The U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions favorably reported a measure today that would reduce regulatory hurdles for the approval of medical…
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Medical rehabilitation bill recommended in Senate

February 9, 2016
The U.S. Senate health committee today recommended legislation to strengthen and increase the visibility of medical rehabilitation research at the NIH.The…
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Senate committee recommends bill to facilitate genetically targeted drug development

February 9, 2016
The U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions adopted legislation today designed to speed up development of genetically targeted drugs for patients…
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Comparison of Clinical Features and Long-term Surgical Outcomes in Infantile Constant and Intermittent Exotropia

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
Online Advanced Release, February 4, 2016
To evaluate the long-term surgical outcomes and the clinical features between infantile-onset constant and intermittent…
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Dermatology: A Morphologic Approach to Differential Diagnosis: August 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Most primary care pediatricians will agree that on any given day they evaluate a fair number of dermatology concerns…
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HPV vaccination falling short due to providers, not parents

November 22, 2015
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