- Q&A: The future of millions of people's health insurance is uncertain December 17, 2018On Friday, a federal judge in Texas struck down the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as Obamacare, but that doesn't mean the law is dead -- yet. Here's what you need to know.
- New year brings altered landscape for abortion battle December 17, 2018Those engaged in the battle over abortion in the United States are looking out at the thorny landscape and gearing up for what is on the horizon in 2019.
- Chronic fatigue syndrome may be due to an overactive immune system, study finds December 17, 2018Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, a condition which causes extreme tiredness, could be triggered by an overactive immune system, a study has found.
- Antarctic penguins in danger from human diseases, researchers say December 17, 2018Scientists have long thought that animals in Antarctica were isolated from harmful human-linked bacteria, but a new study provides evidence that this is no longer the case.
- The judgmental mom is little more than a stereotype December 17, 2018It's quite possible that, by the time I had my first child, I had read more articles about navigating relationships with other moms than ones about navigating my relationship with my baby. Parent media is full of stories about moms who "judge," "shame," "clap back" and are at "war" with other mothers.
- Appropriate Use Criteria on PAD Intervention Favors Endovascular Tx December 17, 2018(MedPage Today) -- But multisociety recommendations acknowledge limited evidence
- Renal Denervation May Help With Glycemic Control December 17, 2018(MedPage Today) -- BP reduction not the only effect observed in small non-diabetic cohort
- ACA Ruling: No Immediate Impact, but Changes the Conversation December 17, 2018(MedPage Today) -- Now, the whole healthcare law is up for discussion
- Barbershop BP Intervention Benefits Sustained December 17, 2018(MedPage Today) -- Community-based intervention has lasting benefits, trial follow-up shows
- Prucalopride OK'd for Chronic Constipation December 17, 2018(MedPage Today) -- FDA approves serotonin-4 receptor agonist, to be sold as Motegrity
- 'We have to stop being numb' to the President's comments, the ex-FBI chief says after a closed-door interview on Capitol Hill December 17, 2018Former FBI Director James Comey slammed Republicans on Monday for not speaking out against President Donald Trump's attacks on the FBI and strongly defended the agency's conduct, following his second round of questioning at a closed-door congressional interview.
- Opinion: Prosecutors' best move would be to charge Trump and seal the indictment December 17, 2018Last week the nation witnessed a courtroom spectacle that included the president's former personal lawyer and "fixer," Michael Cohen, groveling for mercy at a sentencing hearing while his daughter watched, a crutch at her side. Future historians might view the maudlin scene as the beginning of the end of the Trump presidency.
- Comey: GOP used to understand truth matters December 17, 2018Former FBI Director James Comey slams Republicans and President Trump in comments to reporters on Capitol Hill.
- Analysis: Giuliani's truly remarkable answer on Trump's lying December 17, 2018Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani spent his Sunday "defending" Donald Trump and "advocating" for the President's innocence as it relates to the ongoing investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.
- Mudd: Russians were trying to change America December 17, 2018CNN's Phil Mudd reacts to a report released by the Senate Intelligence Committee detailing the breadth of the Russian social media campaign to sow discord in the United States.
- Current Resources for Evidence-Based Practice, January 2019 December 11, 2018Family planning was touted as one of the top 10 public health achievements of the 20th century (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1999). The importance of family planning as a way to improve individual and public health is recognized globally by the World Health Organization (2018), World Bank (2010), European Union (Apap, Dietrich, & […]
- Reconsidering Postpartum Care December 10, 2018Often when I sit down at my computer to write an editorial, I am overwhelmed by the magnitude of the issue, problem, or concern about which I intend to write, and this is certainly the case with the topic of postpartum care for women in the United States. What is postpartum care? What should it […]
- Perinatal Nurses' Experiences With and Knowledge of the Care of Incarcerated Women During Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period December 7, 2018An urgent need exists for primary and continuing nursing education on the safe, ethical care of incarcerated women during pregnancy and the postpartum period.
- Scoping Review and Gap Analysis of Research Related to the Health of Women in the U.S. Military, 2000 to 2015 December 7, 2018Most research on the health of women in the U.S. military is of good to excellent quality, but significant gaps still exist.
- Tailored Intervention for Smoking Reduction and Cessation for Young and Socially Disadvantaged Women During Pregnancy December 6, 2018The reach and response of interventions to address maternal tobacco use can be improved by ensuring that care is woman centered, trauma informed, harm reducing, and equitable.
- Food Safety Alert: Update on the Outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 Infections Linked to Romaine Lettuce December 14, 2018Update on the Outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 Infections Linked to Romaine Lettuce
- CDC Food Safety Alert: Update on Outbreak of Salmonella Infections Linked to Ground Beef December 12, 2018CDC continues to advise consumers and retailers to check their freezers for recalled ground beef produced by JBS Tolleson, Inc., which is linked to a multistate outbreak of Salmonella infections.
- CDC Final Investigation Notice: Outbreak of Salmonella Infections Linked to Chicken December 10, 2018A final CDC investigation notice regarding a multistate outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to kosher chicken is now available.
- CDC Update: Outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 Infections Linked to Romaine Lettuce December 6, 2018A CDC update on the outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 infections linked to romaine lettuce has been posted: https://www.cdc.gov/ecoli/2018/o157h7-11-18/index.html.
- Decline Stalls: 58 Million Americans Still Exposed to Secondhand Smoke December 6, 2018Progress in reducing exposure to secondhand smoke among U.S. nonsmokers has stalled in recent years, despite longstanding declines over the past three decades.
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