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Patient, Physician Co-Washing May Increase Hand Washing

Patients endorsed importance of hand washing 98.7 percent of the time

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Male liver anatomy

Review: Multiple DAA Regimens Effective for HCV Genotype 1

Six DAA regimens show high SVR in HCV genotype 1 without cirrhosis, even with HIV co-infection

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MIC002ML

Black, Asian Medical Students Less Likely to Be AΩA Members

After adjustment, black, Asian medical students are less likely than white students to be AΩA members

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2011 Norepinephrine Shortage Upped Mortality in Septic Shock

Patients with septic shock in hospitals affected by drug shortage had increased rate of in-hospital death

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Doctor working on a notebook computer.

Los Angeles eConsult Program Can Reduce Wait Times

eConsult program rapidly adopted; used by more than 3,000 primary care providers by 2015

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Immune Responses to Ebola Vaccines Persist at One Year

All active vaccine recipients maintained Ebola virus-specific immunoglobulin responses at day 360

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Women Underrepresented Among Grand Rounds Speakers

Women presented a median of 28.3 percent of the total sessions

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Visceral Fat Differentiates Crohn’s From Intestinal Tuberculosis

High sensitivity, specificity for differentiation with cut-off of 0.63 for visceral fat/subcutaneous fat ratio

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Teen girl has her pulse taken by a caring female doctor.  Isolated.

Support for Health Law Up to 48 Percent in February

Kaiser Family Foundation poll: two-thirds of Americans feel Medicaid should continue as is today

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HBV Reactivation Seen With DAA Treatment of Chronic Hep C

HBV virological reactivation in four of seven patients with current HBV infection; none with past infection

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Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission Low, but More Progress Possible

ID of missed opportunities can
provide insight to improve existing strategies, researchers say

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Chorioretinal Lesions Secondary to Zika Virus Observed

Acute-onset, self-resolving, placoid, or multifocal non-necrotizing chorioretinal lesions reported

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A doctor does injection child vaccination baby

Post-PCV13 Drop in Streptococcus pneumoniae Bacteremia

As pneumococcal rates dropped, rates of E. coli, Salmonella spp, Staphylococcus aureus increased

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Higher Spending by Physicians Not Tied to Better Outcomes

No difference in patient outcomes when physicians order more — or more pricey — tests, treatments

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Warm Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia ID’d After Babesiosis

WAHA developed in six patients at two to four weeks after babesiosis diagnosis; all six patients asplenic

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ACC: Zika Linked to Negative Cardiovascular Effects in Adults

Eight Venezuelan patients developed arrhythmias, heart failure after infection

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Nonclinical Factors Drive Antibiotic Choice in Pediatric CAP

Age, previous antibiotic receipt, private insurance up odds of macrolide versus amoxicillin receipt

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ACA’s Medicaid Expansion May Pose Challenges to Timely Care

Research shows benefit, but also more problems with patients getting appointments

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Recent Outbreak of Yellow Fever in Brazil

Yellow fever has potential to be fifth mosquito-borne infection to appear in U.S. since 1990s

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Routine Antenatal HIV Testing Cost-Effective

Cost savings between $5,671.20 and $3.69 million per case of HIV-positive infection prevented

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