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Got the HPV Vaccine Before You Knew You Were Pregnant? Don’t Worry

5:00 PM EST. Accidental exposure after conception isn't linked to risks for baby, researchers say By Dennis Thompson
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JOURNAL UPDATE

Substance Abuse Is a Treatable Chronic Medical Condition

12:00 PM EST. ACP position paper outlines health and public policy interventions for effective prevention and…

MONTHLY JOURNAL SUMMARY

February 2017 Briefing - Pediatrics

March 01, 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

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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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