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Officials report NYC's first baby born with Zika-related microcephaly

July 25, 2016

The New York City Health Department has reported the first baby delivered in a hospital within the five boroughs with Zika-related microcephaly, according to a press release.

The mother, who was infected with the Zika virus while in an area with ongoing Zika transmission, and child are currently in care and being monitored by physicians, city health officials said. The baby, who has been diagnosed with microcephaly and other brain problems, is positive for Zika.

Young adults with mental illness less likely to receive mental health care

July 25, 2016
Recent findings suggest that approximately two-thirds of young adults with any mental illness do not receive necessary mental health care. “It is essential that…
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One-third of pediatric asthma patients experience exacerbations

July 25, 2016
A more focused treatment approach for the 34.4% of children with asthma who experience recurrent exacerbations may provide more meaningful control for this population…

Survey: Half of physicians have never heard of MACRA

July 22, 2016
Despite its promise to fundamentally shift how Medicare payments are tied to the cost and quality of care, a recent survey has found that about half of the physicians…
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EV-D68, acute flaccid myelitis linked during 2014 Colorado outbreak

July 22, 2016
Children with acute flaccid myelitis had a 10-fold greater risk for having enterovirus D68 infection during a cluster of cases in Colorado in 2014, according to recent…
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Safety and Long-term Outcomes of Congenital Ptosis Surgery: A Population-Based Study

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, July/August 2016, Volume 53 Issue 4
To report the long-term outcomes of childhood ptosis surgery in a population-based setting over a 46-year period. In…
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Common Symptoms, but Rare Diagnoses in Neonatology: October 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

The old adage “When you hear hoof beats, think horses” is often used in medical education. Yet, there are…
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Taxi exemption from safety seat laws increase vehicle collision risk for children

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