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Teen PrEP use a critical ‘piece of the puzzle’ to ending HIV transmission

Teen PrEP use a critical ‘piece of the puzzle’ to ending HIV transmission
Infectious Diseases in Children, June 2019
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Should the US government leverage patents held by the CDC to push down the price of Truvada?

Infectious Diseases in Children, June 2019
POINT. The federal government should sue Gilead to enforce its patents on PrEP and lower the price of the treatment. I am impressed by the fact that Gilead Sciences did…

Recreational waterborne illnesses threaten summer fun

Infectious Diseases in Children, June 2019
Research published in Environmental Health puts the annual number of recreational waterborne illnesses in the United States at about 90 million — costing an…
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PrEP use and increasing incidence of STIs: Addressing the syndemic

Infectious Diseases in Children, June 2019
In a recent study published in JAMA, researchers found that among a cohort of predominantly gay and bisexual men, the initiation of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis, or
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A relevant case from 1989: A 12-year-old presents with fever and rash

Infectious Diseases in Children, June 2019
James H. Brien, DO
A 12-year-old female presented to a local ER with a 5-day history of progressively worsening fever, cough, nasal congestion and conjunctivitis, and a 1-day history of a…
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Evaluating the Effectiveness of the How to Talk to Your Doctor HANDbook Program

HLRP: Health Literacy Research and Practice, Spring 2019, Volume 3 Issue 2
Millions of Americans have low health literacy, potentially leading to a number of issues including medication errors…
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Implications of Emerging Antiviral Agents for Influenza: Assessing the Evidence

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

The administration of influenza vaccines has remained the most effective way to prevent seasonal influenza. However…
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