- So-called virginity tests are unreliable, invasive and sexist. And yet they persist November 9, 2019The comments, as soon as they made the rounds, were met with swift condemnation: Rapper T.I. says he takes his daughter to the gynecologist after each birthday to determine if she's a virgin.
- 10 hospitalized after getting insulin instead of flu shot November 8, 2019Ten people at an Oklahoma assisted living facility were hospitalized after they were given insulin injections instead of the flu shot, according to police.
- More vapers are making their own juice, but not without risks November 9, 2019Danielle Jones sits at her dining room table, studying the recipe for Nerd Lyfe (v2) vape juice. The supplies she's ordered online are arrayed before her: a plastic jug of unflavored liquid nicotine, a baking scale and bottles of artificial flavors that, combined, promise to re-create the fruity taste of Nerds Rope candy in vapor […]
- Breakthrough in CDC vaping illness investigation: Vitamin E acetate linked to THC may be to blame November 8, 2019Vitamin E acetate, an additive sometimes used in THC and other vaping products, may be to blame for a national outbreak of e-cigarette-related lung injuries that's linked to dozens of deaths, according to US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials.
- Bill proposed by NY state senator would ban medically unnecessary surgeries on intersex children November 8, 2019Legislation that would effectively ban "medically unnecessary" surgeries on intersex children prior to their ability to give informed consent in New York will be announced Friday by state Sen. Brad Hoylman.
- Syphilis Testing in Pregnant Women Falls Short in Zambia November 9, 2019(MedPage Today) -- PORTLAND, Oregon -- The vast majority of pregnant women in Zambia underwent HIV testing, but testing for syphilis was not nearly as common, researchers reported here. Across 13 antenatal clinics in Lusaka, 95% of the pregnant...
- Does At-Home HPV Testing Boost Screening Rates? November 9, 2019(MedPage Today) -- You passed medical training, now see if you can pass our weekly quiz
- Immune Memory Post-Measles; CRC Screening Update: It's PodMed Double T! November 9, 2019(MedPage Today) -- PodMed Double T is a weekly podcast from Texas Tech. In it, Elizabeth Tracey, director of electronic media for Johns Hopkins Medicine, and Rick Lange, MD, president of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in El Paso...
- Childhood Trauma That Sticks; The Limits of Medicine; The Insulin Crisis November 9, 2019(MedPage Today) -- A recent report from the CDC found that trauma experienced during childhood can have long lasting effects on a person's health. Rhitu Chatterjee explores the findings and strategies to prevent these early life traumas ~ CDC...
- How EHRs Can Save Your Hide; The Consequences of a Bad Review November 8, 2019(MedPage Today) -- Welcome to this week's edition of Healthcare Career Insights. This weekly roundup highlights healthcare career-related articles culled from across the web to help you learn what's next.EHRs are often a headache for providers...
- Fingerprints from right-wing media figures are all over the Trump impeachment depositions November 12, 2019The seeds of the Ukraine scandal were planted in the fertile soil of right-wing media many months before most people ever heard about an alleged "quid pro quo."
- Anderson Cooper: Trump is getting his wish granted November 12, 2019As the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump escalates, CNN's Anderson Cooper reviews what we can expect from the hearings.
- White House press secretary hasn't held a briefing with reporters, but finds time for Fox News November 11, 2019White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham has yet to hold a single briefing since ascending to the position of President Trump's chief spokesperson, but she has made plenty of time for softball interviews with Fox News.
- Donald Trump Jr. leaves stage after boos at UCLA event November 11, 2019Donald Trump Jr. and former Fox News host Kimberly Guilfoyle were met with protesters while speaking at a Turning Point USA event at UCLA.
- Judge shuts out public from Mick Mulvaney hearing on House impeachment subpoena November 12, 2019• Pentagon official: Ukraine was alarmed by stalled aid • Ex-CIA official: Transcipt offers a critical clue • Veteran: Trump made parade about himself
- The Salzburg Statement on Vaccination Acceptance November 1, 2019
- Current Resources for Evidence-Based Practice, November 2019 October 17, 2019A review of new resources to support the provision of evidence-based care for women and infants.
- Uptake of Vaccination in 2019 October 17, 2019At the turn of the 20th century in the United States, communicable diseases such as smallpox, measles, diphtheria, pertussis, and others took a significant annual toll on children and adults (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC], 1999). Although the first smallpox vaccine was developed in the late 1700s based on Edward Jenner’s experiments with […]
- Mediating Role of Labor on the Relationship Between Prenatal Psychopathologic Symptoms and Symptoms of Postpartum Depression in Women Who Give Birth Vaginally October 15, 2019Prenatal symptoms of depression and anxiety significantly influenced childbirth and symptoms of postpartum depression; clinical aspects of labor mediated this relationship.
- Engagement of Urban, Pregnant Puerto Rican Women in Health Disparities Research October 14, 2019Recruitment strategies highlighted in this article can be considered and tested in future research with Puerto Rican women and women from other minority subgroups.
- Transcript of CDC Telebriefing: Update on Lung Injury Associated with E-cigarette Use, or Vaping November 8, 2019Transcript of CDC Telebriefing: Update on Lung Injury Associated with E-cigarette Use, or Vaping
- CDC Telebriefing: New CDC Antibiotic Resistance Threats Report shows infection prevention is working but continued action is needed to protect all people November 8, 2019Antibiotic-resistant (AR) bacteria and fungi cause more than 2.8 million infections and 35,000 deaths in the United States each year. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will give updates on the continued threat of antibiotic resistance in the United States.
- CDC Telebriefing: Update on Lung Injury Associated with E-cigarette Use, or Vaping- 11-08 November 8, 2019The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Illinois Department of Public Health will give updates on the investigation into cases of lung injury associated with e-cigarette use, or vaping.
- CDC, states update number of cases of lung injury associated with use of e-cigarette, or vaping, products-11-07 November 7, 2019CDC today announced the updated number of confirmed and probable lung injury cases and deaths associated with the use of e-cigarette, or vaping, products.
- Transcript of CDC Telebriefing: At least 5 of the top 10 leading causes of death are associated with Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) November 6, 2019Transcript of CDC Telebriefing: At least 5 of the top 10 leading causes of death are associated with Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)
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