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Infant Diagnosed With First Case of Zika-Related Glaucoma

Brazilian baby developed condition after being exposed to virus in womb

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Zika Infection May Affect Adult Brain Cells, Suggesting Risk May Not Be Limited to Pregnant Women

Concerns over the Zika virus have focused on pregnant women due to mounting evidence that it causes brain abnormalities in developing fetuses. However, new research in mice

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After decades of research, science is no better able to predict suicidal behaviors

Experts’ ability to predict if someone will attempt to take his or her own life is no better than chance and has not significantly improved over the

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Depression in young people affects the stomach, anxiety the skin

Mental disorders and physical diseases frequently go hand in hand. For the first time, psychologists at the University of Basel and Ruhr University Bochum have identified temporal

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Serious, highly drug-resistant infections increasing among US children

Highly drug-resistant infections are on the rise among U.S. children, reports a new study published in the Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society. Researchers found increasing

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Conference Highlights: ACAAI 2016 | Feature

New research was presented at ACAAI 2016, the annual scientific meeting of the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, from November 10 to 14 in San

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CME: Examining Medication-Related Pediatric ED Visits | Feature

A study has found that about one of every 12 ED visits by pediatric patients is medication related. These patients are more likely to be admitted to hospitals and have a longer length of stay than other patients, but many of these visits are preventable.

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Trump & The Unlacing of the Affordable Care Act | Feature

Harvard analysts ponder changes across the American and global landscapes.

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More than 3 million children under 5 years old will die from infectious diseases next year | Feature

The “Small Steps for Big Change” report, commissioned by The Global Hygiene Council (GHC) is published today, highlighting the alarming burden of preventable infectious diseases in children

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Using a patient’s own words, computer automatically identifies suicidal behavior | Feature

Using a person’s spoken or written words, new computer tools can identify with great accuracy whether that person is suicidal, mentally ill but not suicidal, or neither.

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Twenty Percent of Children with Celiac Disease Do Not Heal on a Gluten-Free Diet | Feature

Even after a year on a gluten-free diet, nearly 20% of children with celiac disease continue to have intestinal abnormalities (enteropathy) on repeat biopsies, reports a study

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5 Steps to Maintaining an Online Reputation | Feature

The author of this article is Manish Kumar Chauhan, a digital marketing manager at myPracticeReputation.

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E-Prescribing Increases Medication Adherence | Feature

Electronic prescribing (e-prescribing) decreases prescription errors and enhances coordination between physician and pharmacist, but what has remained unclear is how it affects patient behavior. Now a new

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Conference Highlights: Anesthesiology 2016 | Feature

New research was presented at Anesthesiology 2016, the annual meeting of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, from October 22 to 26 in Chicago. The features below highlight some of the studies presented at the conference.

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Examining Medication-Related Pediatric ED Visits | Feature

A study has found that about one of every 12 ED visits by pediatric patients is medication related. These patients are more likely to be admitted to hospitals and have a longer length of stay than other patients, but many of these visits are preventable.

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ADHD diagnosis puts girls at much higher risk for other mental health problems | Feature

Girls with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are at higher risk than girls without ADHD for multiple mental disorders that often lead to cascading problems such as abusive

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CDC: More Kindergartners Getting MMR Vax | Feature

Median coverage neared 95% for vaccines required for kindergarten entry, with some notable increases in MMR coverage versus a year ago, CDC researchers found. Estimates for median

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Vaccinating babies without vaccinating babies | Feature

Scientists have long understood that mother’s milk provides immune protection against some infectious agents through the transfer of antibodies, a process referred to as “passive immunity.” A

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Looking for Work/Life Balance | Feature

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