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FDA awards $30 million to improve food safety, reduce foodborne illness

July 20, 2017

The FDA has awarded $30.9 million to 43 states to support multiyear plans for produce safety systems, education, outreach and technical assistance to prevent foodborne illnesses, according to a statement made by FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD.

The funding provided to states that support the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) will also highlight various farming operations and foster programs that will promote the state-specific needs of farming communities.

Officials warn of ‘worrying’ rise in HIV drug resistance

July 20, 2017
On the eve of a major international AIDS conference, world health officials painted a concerning picture of rising HIV drug resistance, saying it could lead to 135,000…
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Maternal vitamin D level linked to adverse events in childhood development

July 20, 2017
Children born to mothers with inadequate vitamin D-serum 25(OH)D levels were more likely to have suboptimal gross-motor skills when compared with children born to…
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HBV while pregnant increases risk for HBV vaccination failure in newborns

July 20, 2017
Researchers observed a significant association between the presence of higher hepatitis B DNA at 28 to 30 weeks of gestation in pregnant women and immunoprophylaxis…
In the Journals

Study suggests link between antidepressant exposure, autism

July 20, 2017
Autism was more common in children exposed to antidepressants during pregnancy, compared with children not exposed to antidepressants whose mothers had a history of…
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Effect of 4-Month Intermittent Atropine Penalization in Amblyopic Children for Whom Patch Therapy Had Failed

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
Online Advanced Release, July 5, 2017
To evaluate the effect of 4-month intermittent atropine penalization in children with amblyopia for whom patch therapy…
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Common Symptoms, but Rare Diagnoses in Neonatology: October 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

The old adage “When you hear hoof beats, think horses” is often used in medical education. Yet, there are…
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American Association of Nurse Practitioners National Conference

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Fauci expects less impact from Zika virus in Americas in 2017

March 30, 2017
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