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WHO asks farmers to stop using antibiotics in healthy animals

WHO asks farmers to stop using antibiotics in healthy animals
November 7, 2017

To preserve the effectiveness of antibiotics in humans, WHO is calling for an end to their use in healthy animals.

In new guidelines, WHO recommends that farmers and the food industry stop using antibiotics to promote growth and prevent disease in healthy animals — a practice that drives antimicrobial resistance around the globe.

Foodborne illness outbreak in Louisiana linked to jambalaya

October 25, 2017
Officials with the Louisiana Department of Health have linked 158 foodborne illnesses and 40 hospitalizations to contaminated jambalaya that was served at a fundraiser…
In the Journals

Youth involved in justice system less likely to use preventive care

October 2, 2017
Youth involved in the juvenile justice system — or those who have been arrested — are less likely to use preventive care measures, including well-child
In the Journals

How to rebuild mental health after Hurricane Harvey

September 14, 2017
Two authors of a recent viewpoint published in JAMA explored how mental health consequences of Hurricane Harvey can be mitigated. During Hurricane Harvey, Texas and…
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CME Article

Behavioral Health Screening and Referral in the Pediatric Office

Pediatric Annals, December 2011, Volume 40 Issue 12
“The human and financial costs of emotional problems in children are both broad and deep; they affect children…
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Unusual Diagnoses: Part 1: January 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Index of suspicion—a term used daily by clinicians in general practice who must, in a sea of “normal”…
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American Heart Association Scientific Sessions

American Heart Association Scientific Sessions

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Video: Expert discusses clinical impact of poor sex education in schools

December 10, 2015
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