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645K people may die each year from flu, new estimate shows

December 13, 2017

Researchers now estimate that between approximately 291,000 and 646,000 people die worldwide each year from seasonal influenza.

The new estimate is based on data from a large and diverse group of countries that were analyzed by researchers from the CDC, WHO and other global health partners. It is higher than a previous estimate of between 250,000 and 500,000 deaths that the researchers said was based on outdated information.

In the Journals

Later school start times allow teens to get 8 hours of sleep

December 13, 2017
High school students who start school at or after 8:30 a.m. are more likely to spend more time in bed and are most likely to achieve a full 8 hours of sleep, according…

Policy brief: Trump administration actions threaten access for LGBT patients

December 13, 2017
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender adults are likely to encounter increased discrimination as they try to access health care services after a series of actions…
FDA News

FDA launches tool to improve management of antibiotic use

December 13, 2017
The FDA announced the launch of a new website that streamlines its approach to updating critical information regarding antibiotics and antifungal drugs, according to a…
Cover Story

Concerns, controversies in pediatric IBD persist in era of biologics

Infectious Diseases in Children, December 2017
The treatment of pediatric inflammatory bowel disease has been revolutionized by the advent of biologic therapies, which have been shown to effectively treat symptoms…
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Original Article

Clinical Features and Surgical Outcome of Triad Exotropia

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, November/December 2017, Volume 54 Issue 6
To describe the clinical features and surgical outcome of A-pattern exotropia combined with dissociated vertical…
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CME

Dermatology: A Morphologic Approach to Differential Diagnosis: August 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Most primary care pediatricians will agree that on any given day they evaluate a fair number of dermatology concerns…
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American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition

American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition

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VIDEO: Treating S. aureus skin, soft tissue infections

November 30, 2017
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