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FDA plan to limit nicotine garners praise, criticism

August 17, 2017

Medical professionals had mixed reviews for the FDA’s recent announcement to pursue lower levels of nicotine in cigarettes, a multiyear strategy that the agency said is intended to better protect children and substantially lower the number of illnesses and deaths attributed to tobacco.

This is not the first time the FDA has made such proposals, but the doctors Healio Family Medicine spoke to had differing opinions on the agency’s latest attempt to potentially regulate certain tobacco products.

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Seatbelts prevent more than 232 pediatric deaths each year

August 17, 2017
Although there was significant state-to-state variation in the cause of pediatric deaths resulting from motor vehicle crashes, a lack of restraints or inappropriate…
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More premature babies surviving, but risk for developmental delay still high

August 16, 2017
Rates of developmental delays are still high among premature babies despite increased survival rates over the past 20 years, according to findings recently published in…
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Survey suggests partisanship doomed health care reform, public split on many ACA components

August 16, 2017
A greater Republican division on the issue of health care reform than originally thought in addition to the Democrats’ determination to not repeal the Affordable…
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HPV behind nearly 75% of oropharyngeal cancer cases in Canada

August 16, 2017
The proportion of oropharyngeal cancers associated with HPV in several cancer centers across Canada rose from nearly half to nearly three-quarters over 12 years…
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Suicide Among College Students: Risk and Approaches to Prevention and Management

Psychiatric Annals, August 2017, Volume 47 Issue 8
College campuses are a unique setting for the delivery of mental health care. Approximately 20 million people attend…
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Child and Adolescent Mental Health

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Detecting and addressing mental health issues in children and adolescents remains a significant challenge for the busy…
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Rheumatology Nurses Society Annual Conference

Rheumatology Nurses Society Annual Conference

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VIDEO: Vaccine significantly reduces risk for influenza-related death in children

June 5, 2017
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