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Minimal change toward gun reform on the 5-year anniversary of Sandy Hook shooting

Minimal change toward gun reform on the 5-year anniversary of Sandy Hook shooting
December 14, 2017

Fernando Stein, MD
Fernando Stein

The 5-year anniversary of the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School takes place on Dec. 14, 2017, providing a harrowing reminder that gun violence can affect any age demographic in any town, according to a statement made by AAP president Fernando Stein, MD, FAAP.

645K people may die each year from flu, new estimate shows

December 13, 2017
Researchers now estimate that between approximately 291,000 and 646,000 people die worldwide each year from seasonal influenza. The new estimate is based on data from a…
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Intermittent atropine penalization improves vision in some children with amblyopia

December 13, 2017
Younger age and poorer best corrected visual acuity were associated with improved vision in children with amblyopia who underwent intermittent atropine penalization…
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Noninvasive radioablation reduces burden in ventricular tachycardia

December 13, 2017
Patients with ventricular tachycardia who were treated with a catheter-free, electrophysiology-guided cardiac radioablation technique had dramatically fewer episodes at…
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Herpes zoster a 'potential trigger' for giant cell arteritis

December 13, 2017
Although herpes zoster may increase the risk for giant cell arteritis, according to findings published in Arthritis and Rheumatology, antiviral treatment and…
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Difficult Defenses in the Courtroom: December 2017

AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and Psychiatric Annals

Evil or illness? Mens rea (Latin for guilty mind) or simply not responsible because the neuropsychiatric disorder…
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Validating the Health Literacy Promotion Practices Assessment Instrument

HLRP: Health Literacy Research and Practice, Fall 2017, Volume 1 Issue 4
How health care professionals address health literacy as part of the provider-client relationship is important for…
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American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting

American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting

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VIDEO: Infectious diseases related to underwater birthing

December 12, 2017
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