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FDA plan to limit nicotine garners praise, criticism

August 17, 2017

Medical professionals had mixed reviews for the FDA’s recent announcement to pursue lower levels of nicotine in cigarettes, a multiyear strategy that the agency said is intended to better protect children and substantially lower the number of illnesses and deaths attributed to tobacco.

This is not the first time the FDA has made such proposals, but the doctors Healio Family Medicine spoke to had differing opinions on the agency’s latest attempt to potentially regulate certain tobacco products.

In the JournalsPerspective

More premature babies surviving, but risk for developmental delay still high

August 16, 2017
Rates of developmental delays are still high among premature babies despite increased survival rates over the past 20 years, according to findings recently published in…

FDA: Zika, arbovirus test approved for emergency use

August 15, 2017
The FDA has authorized the ArboViroPlex rRT-PCR Test — a multiplex assay that can simultaneously test for Zika virus, all dengue virus serotypes, chikungunya virus
In the Journals

Hearing loss rates in teens unaffected by increased noise exposure

August 15, 2017
Although noise exposure does not impact the prevalence of hearing loss in children, racial or ethnic minority status and low socioeconomic status was associated with an…
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Adolescent Knee Pain Management

Pediatric Annals, March 2013, Volume 42 Issue 3
The child or adolescent who presents with a painful knee is a routine challenge for most primary care providers. Knee…
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Sudden Cardiac Death in Children and Adolescents: December 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

In any busy primary care pediatric practice issues such as chest pain, syncope, palpitations, and arrhythmias…
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VIDEO: NASH prevalence increases fourfold among adolescents

November 22, 2016
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