- For 1 in 16 US women, their first experience with sexual intercourse was rape, study says September 17, 2019More than 3.3 million American women ages 18 to 44 were raped the first time they had sexual intercourse, according to a new study, and "all demographic groups reported substantial roles of forced sexual initiation."
- Prince Harry praises rugby star for disclosing HIV status September 16, 2019Prince Harry showed support for Gareth Thomas after the Welsh rugby star was forced to disclose his HIV-positive status.
- Not everybody wants thoughts and prayers after a disaster, according to a study of hurricane survivors September 16, 2019Thinking of sending your "thoughts and prayers" to those affected by tragedy or a natural disaster? Well, not everyone wants them.
- Medical guidelines say daily aspirin is too risky for most healthy people. A new study says some can benefit September 16, 2019For decades, healthy patients were told to take a low-dose aspirin as a precaution to help prevent heart problems, but the guidelines changed this year. For patients who have had a heart attack, stroke or open heart surgery, a daily aspirin is still recommended and can be a lifesaver. But the blood-thinning effect from aspirin […]
- This med student was given last rites before finding a treatment that saved his life. His method could help millions September 16, 2019It was just after Christmas in 2013 and David Fajgenbaum was hovering a hair above death.
- Debate: Is LVEF Really that Important in Heart Failure? September 14, 2019(MedPage Today) -- Benefit of identifying preserved, reduced, mid-range, supranormal EF under question
- Quiz Time: What Does Trump Want to Ban? September 14, 2019(MedPage Today) -- You passed medical training, now see if you can pass our weekly quiz
- FDA: Novel Breast Ca Drugs Linked to Severe Lung Illness September 14, 2019(MedPage Today) -- Reports of ILD, pneumonitis in patients on CDK4/6 inhibitors
- Vitamin D and Bone Health; Infarcts in Middle Age: It's PodMed Double T! September 14, 2019(MedPage Today) -- This week's topics also include bleeding after cannabinoid use, and dietary proteins and mortality
- THEMIS Trials Deliver Verdict on Ticagrelor Plus Aspirin in Stable CAD and Diabetes September 14, 2019(MedPage Today) -- Bleeding risks noted, but substudy suggests potential in selected patients
- The President is stuck in a political box, and it becomes more intractable with each escalation September 17, 2019President Donald Trump is stuck in a political box -- largely of his own making -- on Iran, a predicament that becomes more intractable with each alarming cycle of escalation.
- Analysis: White House abandons reality after Saudi attackAfter this weekend's attacks on the world's largest oil processing plant, the questions are simple: Who did it, from where and what will the response be?
- Anderson Cooper: Trump is making stuff up about Iran September 17, 2019CNN's Anderson Cooper discusses the threat President Donald Trump directed at Iran over the suspicion that the country is behind the attack on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities.
- Analysis: The drumbeat to hold Iran responsible gets louder September 16, 2019After this weekend's attacks on the world's largest oil processing plant, the questions are simple: Who did it, from where and what will the response be?
- Cuomo predicts this may be key to Trump's own undoing September 17, 2019CNN's Chris Cuomo takes a look at President Trump's history dealing with Iranian tensions and how he responded following an attack on an oil field in Saudi Arabia.
- Use of Dolutegravir for Antiretroviral Therapy for Women of Childbearing Age August 31, 2019Nurses must understand pregnancy planning and optimal treatment to assess, manage, and evaluate antiretroviral therapy in women of childbearing age who have or are at risk for HIV.
- Qualitative, Interpretive Metasynthesis of Women’s Experiences of Intimate Partner Violence During Pregnancy August 31, 2019The results of this metasynthesis capture the unique challenges faced by women in abusive relationships during pregnancy.
- Case Report of Nursing Care for a Pregnant Woman With Cystic Fibrosis August 29, 2019As more women with cystic fibrosis become pregnant, knowledge of the treatments and technology associated with cystic fibrosis is necessary to provide comprehensive maternity care.
- Current Resources for Evidence-Based Practice, September 2019 August 20, 2019May 16, 2019: The World Health Assembly (WHA, 2019) unanimously declared that 2020 will be International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife. The WHA is the governing body of the World Health Organization (WHO) and includes delegates, usually the Ministers of Health, from all 194 WHO member states. The WHA made this declaration in […]
- Validity and Reliability of the Spanish Version of the Pregnancy-Related Thoughts Scale August 5, 2019The Spanish version of the Pregnancy-Related Thoughts Scale has adequate evidence of reliability and validity and is suitable for evaluating pregnancy-related anxiety.
- Investigation of Lung Injury Associated with E-cigarette Product Use, or Vaping September 16, 2019Today the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has activated its Emergency Operations Center (EOC) to enhance the inter-agency response to the current investigation into cases of lung injury associated with e-cigarette product use, or vaping.
- CDC, states update number of cases of lung disease associated with e-cigarette use, or vaping September 12, 2019CDC today announced the updated number of confirmed and probable cases of lung disease associated with e-cigarette product use, or vaping.
- New CDC Obesity Prevalence Maps: Nine states report adult obesity at or above 35 percent September 12, 2019In 2018, nine states reported an adult obesity prevalence at or above 35 percent: Alabama, Arkansas, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Dakota, and West Virginia. This comes from the new obesity prevalence maps released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
- Statement from CDC Director Robert R. Redfield, M.D., on FDA plan to remove non-tobacco-flavored e-cigarettes from market September 11, 2019CDC strongly supports FDA’s announcement today that it intends to finalize an enforcement policy that will clear non-tobacco-flavored e-cigarettes from the market.
- Transcript of September 6, 2019, Telebriefing: Investigation of Pulmonary Disease Among People Who Use E-cigarettes September 6, 2019Transcript of September 6, 2019, Telebriefing: Investigation of Pulmonary Disease Among People Who Use E-cigarettes
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