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Florida Teen First Human Case of Another Mosquito-Borne Virus

June 20, 2018. 7:00 PM CDT. First documented case of Keystone infection in a human Read article


Increase in VA Legionnaires’ Disease Rates From 2014 to 2016

June 18, 2018 Decrease in inpatient VA-linked LD; increase for all users of VA health care likely driven by non-VA LD rates

Resistant A. Baumannii Rose in Children From 1999 to 2012

June 15, 2018 Increase seen carbapenem- and cephalosporin-resistant strains, with peak in 2008

Fluconazole Use Doesn’t Up Risk of Stillbirth, Neonatal Death

June 14, 2018 No significantly increased risks of stillbirth, neonatal death in study conducted in Sweden, Norway

How Do Business Partner Data Breaches Affect Your Practice?

June 12, 2018 Business associate agreements should be prioritized; collaborative policies can help patch attacks

Active Failures Seen in Proper Use of Personal Protective Equipment

June 12, 2018 Violations include entering rooms without some or all recommended personal protective equipment

Lengthy Viral Suppression May Cut Cancer Risk in HIV Infected

June 11, 2018 Findings strongest for AIDS-defining cancers; no link for non-AIDS defining cancers not caused by viruses

CDC: Invasive MRSA More Likely Among Injection Drug Users

June 11, 2018 From 2011 to 2016, increase in invasive MRSA cases from 4.1 to 9.2 percent among injection drug users

Adenoid, Tonsil Removal May Affect Later Respiratory Risks

June 08, 2018 Surgeries by age 9 associated with higher long-term risks of respiratory, infectious, allergic diseases

Case Volume Affects Mortality for Immunosuppressed With Sepsis

June 08, 2018 Risk of death from sepsis up at hospitals with lowest volume of immunosuppressed patients with sepsis

HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Linked to Drop in Condom Use

June 07, 2018 Findings among gay and bisexual men in Melbourne and Sydney from 2013 to 2017

Respiratory Pathogens May Up Treatment Failure Risk in Asthma

June 07, 2018 Increased risk of treatment failure for children with asthma exacerbations presenting to the ER

Online Consumer Ratings of Physicians Tend to Be Skewed

June 06, 2018 Ratings also differ significantly by specialty group

Post-Transplant Tx Reduces Wait for Kidney in Hep C+ Patients

June 06, 2018 Delaying treatment until after transplant doesn't adversely impact kidney allograft or survival

CDC: Prevalence of No Insurance Varies by Occupational Groups

June 06, 2018 Significant drop in prevalence of uninsured from 2013 to 2014; variation by occupation in both years

Post-Hurricane Deaths in Puerto Rico Underestimated

June 05, 2018 New estimate puts hurricane-related deaths at 4,645; many attributed to delayed, interrupted health care