- 40% of people with HIV transmit most new infections in the US, a new analysis says. Here's the plan to stop the spread March 19, 2019The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Monday detailed its new initiative to reduce new human immunodeficiency virus infections in the United States by at least 90% over 10 years.
- Her son died. And then anti-vaxers attacked her March 19, 2019Not long ago, a 4-year-old boy died of the flu. His mother, under doctor's orders, watched his two little brothers like a hawk, terrified they might get sick and die, too.
- Severe water shortages could plunge England into 'jaws of death' in 25 years, warns environment agency March 19, 2019England could face severe water shortages in the next 25 years because of climate change and rapid population growth, the head of the UK Environment Agency has warned.
- One-third of uninsured can't afford to take drugs as prescribed March 19, 2019One-third of uninsured Americans did not take their medicine as prescribed to try to lower their costs, a new government report found.
- Why you can't just eat one cookie or potato chip March 19, 2019Have you ever found yourself staring at an empty bag of cookies you just devoured? Don't beat yourself up. Your brain is wired to eat that cookie -- and the next 10. It's as automatic a response as running away from a loud noise.
- Early Data Send Strong Signal in Advanced Gyn Cancers March 19, 2019(MedPage Today) -- Clinical benefit rate tops 90% in pair of single-center studies
- Two Knees at Once: More Clarity on Pluses and Minuses March 19, 2019(MedPage Today) -- Surgeons say it's feasible in even severely obese patients, but beware of complications
- Pelzman's Picks: Breaking Bad News to Seriously Sick Kids March 19, 2019(MedPage Today) -- Also, how can docs, hospitals, and payers cultivate mutual trust?
- 'End of the Road' for Trabectedin in Ovarian Cancer? March 19, 2019(MedPage Today) -- Trial stopped for futility, but 13-month OS improvement seen in patients with BRCA mutations
- DeSalvo: Social Determinants of Health an 'Urgent Issue' March 19, 2019(MedPage Today) -- 'People are dying prematurely ... We've got to stand up and do better'
- House Democrats had requested the records as part of a sweeping investigation into whether Trump abused his power in office March 19, 2019The White House missed a House Judiciary Committee deadline to turn over scores of records as part of a sweeping Democratic-led investigation into whether President Donald Trump abused his power in office, according to a source familiar with the situation.
- Takeaways from the Michael Cohen search warrants March 19, 2019Hundreds of pages of search warrant documents for Michael Cohen released Tuesday give the public a new understanding of how special counsel Robert Mueller has tackled his broad mandate and provide fresh details of the investigation into President Donald Trump's former lawyer and fixer.
- Lawmaker: Cult of criminality surrounds Trump March 5, 2019House Democratic Caucus Chairman Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) talks to CNN's Chris Cuomo after House Democrats announced a sweeping investigation into President Donald Trump's campaign, businesses, transition and administration.
- Democrats seek FBI probe of Florida woman's ties to Trump March 18, 2019Four leading Democrats are demanding a new FBI investigation into a Florida woman's apparent ties to Donald Trump, focusing on whether she illegally sought to leverage her relationship with the President by selling access to Chinese clients.
- Mueller says former Trump campaign official is still helping 'several ongoing investigations' March 17, 2019Special counsel Robert Mueller's office said Friday that former Trump campaign official Rick Gates is still helping "several ongoing investigations" and isn't ready to be sentenced.
- Designing Interventions to Improve the Health of Women Using the ORBIT Model February 18, 2019The authors describe the innovative ORBIT model and how it can be applied in the design of behaviorally oriented interventions for the care of women.
- Developing and Pretesting a Survey About Immigrant Women’s Experiences With Postpartum Depression Screening February 13, 2019Based on theory and feedback from professionals and Chinese immigrant women, we refined a survey about immigrant women’s perspectives on screening for postpartum depression.
- Elective Induction of Labor February 6, 2019Labor is a complex, physiologic event that involves an intricate interaction of multiple hormones. Women can make fully informed decisions about induction of labor only when they understand the process of induction, potential benefits and risks associated with the pharmacologic and/or mechanical methods used to induce labor, alternatives to induction, and the potential benefits and […]
- Current Resources for Evidence-Based Practice, March 2019 February 5, 2019A review of new resources to support the provision of evidence-based care for women and infants.
- In Response February 4, 2019I completely agree with the concept of the postpartum year as the focus of care, as Dr. Walker proposed. This focus is in keeping with the principles of maternal–child health nursing instead of treating mothers and infants separately during this critical period of maternal and infant development and health promotion. Thank you for extending the […]
- Transcript for Vital Signs Telebriefing: Gaps in HIV Testing and Treatment Hinder Efforts to Stop New Infections March 19, 2019Transcript for Vital Signs Telebriefing: Gaps in HIV Testing and Treatment Hinder Efforts to Stop New Infections.
- Leading HIV Experts Convene 2019 National HIV Prevention Conference March 18, 2019In support of the conference theme – Getting to No New Infections – the speakers will share their vision and insights on the coordinated federal effort to eliminate HIV in the United States within a decade: Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America.
- Gaps in HIV Testing and Treatment Hinder Efforts to Stop New Infections March 18, 2019The vast majority (about 80 percent) of new HIV infections in the U.S. in 2016 were transmitted from the nearly 40 percent of people with HIV who either did not know they had HIV, or who received a diagnosis but were not receiving HIV care.
- CDC Telebriefing: New Vital Signs Report: Gaps in HIV Testing and Treatment Hinder Efforts to Stop New Infections March 18, 2019Getting more people tested and in HIV care is a vital part of the proposed federal initiative, “Ending the HIV Epidemic – A Plan for America.”
- CDC Food Safety Alert: Outbreak of Salmonella Schwarzengrund Infections Linked to Butterball Ground Turkey March 15, 2019CDC advises consumers and retailers not to eat, serve, or sell recalled Butterball brand ground turkey, which is linked to a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Schwarzengrund infections. More information can be found at https://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/schwarzengrund-03-19/index.html.
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