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Debate, fluidity continues over repeal, replacement of ACA

July 27, 2017

The United States Senate is more than halfway through 20 hours of debate over the so-called “skinny repeal” bill that would start the process of eliminating the Affordable Care Act.

Though the bill is very fluid and mostly unknown at the time of this writing, certain components have risen for discussion.

In the Journals

Lung sounds successful in determining effects of inhaled corticosteroids in infants, children

July 27, 2017
The effects of inhaled corticosteroid use can be effectively measured through the use of lung sound analysis — with an index of the chest wall at 700 Hz and sound…

Digestive enzyme cartridge cleared for use in children

July 27, 2017
Alcresta Therapeutics, Inc. has received 510(k) clearance from the FDA for the use of its digestive enzyme cartridge Relizorb in pediatric patients as young as 5 years…
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Illness contributes to gender gap in education

July 27, 2017
Infectious disease is a major contributor to the widening gender gap in education in areas where girls are less likely to complete secondary education, due to the role…
In the Journals

Low blood lead levels difficult to detect in children

July 26, 2017
The blood lead levels of children between the ages of 1 and 5 years has decreased to a point where laboratories across the United States are having a difficult time…
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Comparison of Minimally Invasive Strabismus Surgery (MISS) and Conventional Strabismus Surgery Using the Limbal Approach

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, July/August 2017, Volume 54 Issue 4
To compare minimally invasive strabismus surgery (MISS) with conventional strabismus surgery for horizontal recti in…
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CME

Operation Immunization 2016: Enhancing HPV Immunization

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc.

During the last decade, several new vaccines, including the meningococcal conjugate (MCV4), tetanus, diphtheria…
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American Association of Nurse Practitioners National Conference

American Association of Nurse Practitioners National Conference

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VIDEO: Fauci offers direction on introducing peanuts to infants

April 1, 2017
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