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VIDEO: H7N9 a ‘virus of greatest concern’

October 18, 2017

SAN DIEGO — Timothy M. Uyeki, MD, medical epidemiologist in the CDC’s Influenza Division, discusses new developments in the avian A(H7N9) influenza epidemic.

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Heart surgery reduces in-hospital mortality risk in infants with trisomy 13, 18

October 18, 2017
For newborns with trisomy 13 or 18, congenital heart surgery decreased the risk of in-hospital mortality by more than 50%, especially when the infant is older in age

Two senators reach bipartisan deal to save health insurance subsidies

October 17, 2017
Two senators have struck a bipartisan deal to temporarily preserve subsidies for health insurance companies set to be scrapped by President Donald J. Trump
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High vaccination rates upheld for kindergarteners in 2016-2017 school year

October 17, 2017
Kindergarteners entering the 2016-2017 school year maintained a high level of vaccination coverage, with 94.5% of children receiving all diphtheria, tetanus and

California law may minimally impact drug pricing transparency

October 17, 2017
California Gov. Jerry Brown approved legislation that will require pharmaceutical companies to give the state advanced notice of, as well as justify, dramatic drug…
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Pain Assessment in Newborns, Infants, and Children

Pediatric Annals, October 2017, Volume 46 Issue 10
Pain in children is underestimated and undertreated because of lack of pain assessment tools. Pain assessment depends…
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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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American Association of Nurse Practitioners National Conference

American Association of Nurse Practitioners National Conference

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

June 5, 2017
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