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State Laws Help Reduce Concussions in Youth Sports

4:00 PM CDT. Study finds more students are reporting symptoms, preventing recurring injuries By Mary Elizabeth Dallas
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JOURNAL UPDATE

Conditions Tied to Clinician Dissatisfaction Are Modifiable

6:00 PM CDT. Improving workplace satisfaction directly tied to reduced clinician burnout

MONTHLY JOURNAL SUMMARY

September 2017 Briefing - Pediatrics

September 30, 2017. The Monthly Journal Summary is a single article covering the most important journal articles published in the previous 30 days.


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Debbie Miller, RN's avatarPregnancy Weight Gain Guidelines in the US - a Historical Overview

Debbie Miller, RN. Prior to the introduction of the medical community in the natural birth process, any maternal recommendations and guidelines were passed from mother to daughter or through lay midwives, herbal and folk practitioners. Childbirth, though risky, was not considered pathological and the majority did not receive…

Tamer M. Fouad, M.D.'s avatarChildren more likely to catch swine flu - N Engl J Med

Tamer M. Fouad, M.D..

Young people aged under 18 years are more likely than adults to catch swine flu from an infected person in their household, according to a new study published today in the New England Journal of Medicine. However, the research also shows that young people are no more likely than adults to infect others…

Merlin C. Lowe, MD, FAAP's avatarHave Resident Work Hour Restrictions Compromised Training - a Pediatrician’s Perspective

Merlin C. Lowe, MD, FAAP.

With many recent changes in residency requirements, one must wonder how effective our residency training system is.  Are residents still learning the required information to perform well?  Is the new system just as good as the old but in a "kinder" way?  Ultimately, time will tell; however, for…


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Tamer M. Fouad, M.D.'s avatar

Thalassemia

By Tamer M. Fouad, M.D. Thalassaemia is an inherited disease of the erythrocytes (the red blood cells), classified as a hemoglobinopathy: the genetic disorder results in synthesis…

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RE: Aspirin Use as Treatment in Colorectal Cancer: Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks

By Jeffrey A. Gordon, M.D.

Thank you for reading my article.  Interesting theory.  Lots of research is ongoing to figure out the many ways aspirin does it magic.

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