- Flu leaves a 4-year-old girl blind in Iowa January 11, 2020A 4-year-old girl in Iowa nearly died and is now blind because of the flu, and her parents have a message: Get your child vaccinated.
- Tips for identifying bedbugs and keeping them at bay January 5, 2020Vacation is the time you may want to think about bedbugs. Edgar Treiguts reports.
- US hospitals raise alarm about higher-than-normal RSV cases in young children January 11, 2020Pediatricians across the United States are sounding the alarm about unusually high numbers of young children being admitted to emergency departments due to respiratory syncytial virus infection or RSV, a common virus that causes cold-like symptoms.
- More popular heartburn medications recalled due to impurity January 10, 2020More common heartburn medications have been recalled due to the presence of an impurity that might cause cancer.
- Five ways to improve your mental health in 2020 January 8, 2020It's a difficult birth for this new decade. The year 2020 kicks off under the shadow of divisive politics, international security threats, a spate of hate crimes, and a planet in environmental peril, plus all the reasons we're stressed individually: work, health problems, life changes and more.
- A Novel Surveillance Tool for Flu: Fitbit January 16, 2020]]>(MedPage Today) -- Fitbits, wearable devices that measure resting heart rate and sleep time, hold promise in measuring flu at the state level, researchers found. Weeks during which deidentified Fitbit users in five states had elevated heart rates...
- Alcohol Consumption Among Binge Drinkers on the Rise January 16, 2020]]>(MedPage Today) -- Among adults classified as binge drinkers, their bingeing appears to have intensified over time, federal survey data indicated. The number of drinks consumed each year by individuals whose self-reported drinking habits put them...
- Stressed? Here's a Way to Fix It January 16, 2020]]>(MedPage Today) -- Stress is one of the epidemics of modern-day living -- especially work-related stress. At a basic fundamental level, it's just simply a chemical reaction. Your adrenaline and cortisol levels shoot up in response to a stressful...
- Dasatinib Superior to Imatinib in Pediatric ALL January 16, 2020]]>(MedPage Today) -- In a head-to-head phase III trial out of China, dasatinib (Sprycel) outperformed imatinib (Gleevec) for survival in kids with Philadelphia chromosome-positive acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), and proved superior in other oncologic...
- Delivering a Baby in the CICU January 16, 2020]]>(MedPage Today) -- Doctors at Mount Sinai Hospital System in New York City delivered a baby last week in a hospital department that some ob/gyns may not be accustomed to -- the cardiac intensive care unit. They were concerned that for Leslie...
- 'It's going to be devastating.' Lawmakers are reluctantly readying for the no-talking, no-electronics impeachment trial of President Trump January 18, 2020The impeachment trial of President Donald Trump will be an unusual event in more ways than one.
- Monica Lewinsky offers colorful remark in apparent response to Starr joining Trump defense team January 17, 2020The announcement that former independent counsel Ken Starr is joining President Donald Trump's impeachment defense team surprised many on Friday, but one person, apparently, had an especially notable reaction to the news.
- Opinion: Trump's circus of defense lawyers January 18, 2020Before today, I didn't think it was possible to feel sorry for White House Counsel Pat Cipollone. Remember he's quarterbacked the unprecedented stonewalling of the Congressional impeachment process by refusing to turn over documents despite legitimate subpoenas. He has enforced the President's edict to deny Congress witnesses, again despite congressional subpoenas.
- Senator makes prediction ahead of impeachment trial January 18, 2020Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE) predicts Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will have the votes to not immediately call witnesses in the Senate impeachment trial.
- Devin Nunes aide exchanged information with Lev Parnas about Ukraine campaign, documents reveal January 18, 2020New documents released Friday evening by House Democrats show communications between indicted Rudy Guiliani associate Lev Parnas and an aide to the top Republican on the House Intelligence Committee in which they arrange interviews with Ukrainian officials and apparent meetings at the Trump hotel in Washington, DC, including with Giuliani.
- Perceptions and Behaviors Related to Contraceptive Use in the Postpartum Period Among Women With Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus January 14, 2020Among women with pregestational diabetes mellitus, use of a highly effective contraceptive method following childbirth is more likely when they view contraception as beneficial.
- Health Care Decision Making for Reproductive Care January 1, 2020The Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) believes that any woman’s reproductive health care decisions are best made by the informed woman in consultation with her health care provider. AWHONN believes these personal and private decisions are best made within a health care system whose providers respect the woman’s right to make […]
- Standardized Practices to Address Maternal Venous Thromboembolism: AWHONN Practice Brief Number 7 January 1, 2020All facilities that provide care for women during the preconception period, pregnancy, and the postpartum period should implement standardized tools with which to assess women’s risk for venous thromboembolism (VTE). The use of such tools will lead consistent pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions regardless of provider or location of care.
- 2019 JOGNN Reviewers January 1, 2020The editors of JOGNN acknowledge with gratitude the contributions of the following individuals who reviewed manuscripts for JOGNN from December 2018 through November 2019:
- Current Resources for Evidence-Based Practice, January 2020 December 5, 2019A review of new resources to support the provision of evidence-based care for women and infants.
- Public Health Screening to Begin at 3 U.S. Airports for 2019 Novel Coronavirus (“2019-nCoV”) January 17, 2020The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Department of Homeland Security’s Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will implement enhanced health screenings to detect ill travelers traveling to the United States on direct or connecting flights from Wuhan, China. This activity is in response to an outbreak in China caused by a novel […]
- Most EVALI Patients Used THC-Containing Products as New Cases Continue To Decline January 17, 2020CDC today released two reports on e-cigarette, or vaping, product use–associated lung injury (EVALI), confirming that most EVALI patients report using tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)-containing products and that new EVALI cases have continued to decline with time.
- CDC Telebriefing: Update on 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) January 17, 2020The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will provide an update on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus and proactive actions CDC is taking to be prepared.
- CDC, States Update Number of Hospitalized EVALI Cases and EVALI Deaths January 16, 2020CDC today announced the updated number of hospitalized e-cigarette, or vaping, product use associated lung injury (EVALI) cases* and EVALI deaths.
- CDC Maps America’s High Levels of Inactivity January 16, 2020CDC works 24/7 saving lives, protecting people from health threats, and saving money to have a more secure nation. A US federal agency, CDC helps make the healthy choice the easy choice by putting science and prevention into action. CDC works to help people live longer, healthier and more productive lives.
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