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CDC updates guidelines to prevent sexual transmission of Zika

CDC updates guidelines to prevent sexual transmission of Zika
February 5, 2016

Men who have traveled to an area with ongoing Zika virus transmission should consider abstaining from having sex with their pregnant partners or should “consistently and correctly use condoms” for the duration of the pregnancy, researchers cautioned in MMWR.

The recommendations came days after the CDC confirmed the virus had been spread through sexual contact.

ABIM continues to engage physicians on MOC updates

February 5, 2016
The ABIM has announced several new efforts aimed at including internists and subspecialists in the process of improving Maintenance of Certification assessments…

House committee hearing investigates recent drug price hikes

February 5, 2016
In a recent hearing, members of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform questioned representatives from Turing Pharmaceuticals and Valeant Pharmaceuticals…
In the Journals

Updated ESPGHAN guideline says age of gluten introduction in infants does not affect celiac disease risk

February 5, 2016
The European Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition has released a position paper stating that new evidence shows age of gluten introduction…
In the Journals

Recorded interventions promote positive parenting behaviors, enhance infant outcomes

February 5, 2016
Review of video recordings during intervention sessions helped to instill positive parenting practices, such as reading and playing, which improved emotional outcomes…
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Clinical Preoperative and Postoperative Symptoms of Exotropia

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, January/February 2016, Volume 53 Issue 1
To examine clinical preoperative and postoperative symptoms and changes in exotropia according to constancy and age.A…
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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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VIDEO: Mahan talks study on improving quality and care in pediatric distal radial fractures

November 23, 2015
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