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Possible options for the future of health care

February 22, 2017

A perspective recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine provides some insight on what President Donald J. Trump can and cannot do, in light of his executive order on health care and a promise to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act.

The commentary also speculates on what options the president could take and the impact of repealing the legislation.

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ACIP recommends single-dose revaccination for infants born to HBV-infected mothers

February 22, 2017
The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices voted today in favor of single-dose alternative to 3-dose revaccination for infants born to hepatitis B surface…
In the Journals

Risk for autism linked to herpes infection in pregnant women

February 22, 2017
Pregnant women with an active case of genital herpes were twice as likely to have a child diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, according to a study that recently…
In the Journals

Childhood IBD risk not affected by maternal infections, antibiotic use during pregnancy

February 22, 2017
Children born to mothers who acquired an infection requiring antibiotics during pregnancy do not have an increased risk for developing inflammatory bowel disease…
In the Journals

Smear-negative youth screened for TB reveal low risk of transmission in schools

February 21, 2017
Researchers in Italy found that the Mycoplasma tuberculosis transmission rate in school settings from smear-negative index cases were very low, particularly in those
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Development of Monofixation Syndrome After Extraction of Dense Cataracts

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, January/February 2017, Volume 54 Issue 1
If the interruption of macular fusion for an extended period of time is the key event that results in the development…
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CME

Menstruation: September 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Menstruation is still considered a key developmental milestone, signaling not only passage into young adulthood but…
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VIDEO: CROI session focuses on HIV in women, children

February 18, 2017
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