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Number of Children Not Receiving Vaccines Slightly Increased (Mon, 15 Oct 2018)
MONDAY, Oct. 15, 2018 -- Overall, vaccine coverage for children aged 19 to 35 months remained high and stable from 2013 to 2017; however, a small, but growing number of children received no vaccinations, according to research published in the Oct....
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American College of Gastroenterology, Oct. 5-10 (Mon, 15 Oct 2018)
The American College of Gastroenterology's 83rd Annual Scientific Meeting The annual meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology was held from Oct. 5 to 10 in Philadelphia and attracted approximately 5,000 participants from around the world,...
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β-Blockers in 1st Trimester Do Not Up Congenital Malformations (Mon, 15 Oct 2018)
MONDAY, Oct. 15, 2018 -- Maternal use of β-blockers in the first trimester of pregnancy is not associated with a large increase in the risk for overall or cardiac congenital malformations, according to a study published online Oct. 16 in the Annals...
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In NSCLC, Longer Survival With Brigatinib Than Crizotinib (Mon, 15 Oct 2018)
MONDAY, Oct. 15, 2018 -- Among patients with anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK)-positive non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) who have not previously received an ALK inhibitor, progression-free survival is significantly longer in those who receive...
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Without Medicaid Expansion, Poor Patients Forgo Medical Care (Mon, 15 Oct 2018)
MONDAY, Oct. 15, 2018 -- Doing without medical care is much more common among low-income residents of states that have not expanded Medicaid than among low-income people in other states, according to a Government Accountability Office report. The...
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Population Density, Structure Impact Length of Flu Season (Mon, 15 Oct 2018)
MONDAY, Oct. 15, 2018 -- Population density and structure may impact the length of the influenza season regardless of climatic conditions, according to a study published in the Oct. 5 issue of Science. Benjamin D. Dalziel, Ph.D., from Oregon State...
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Cataract Surgery Tied to Drop in Cognitive Decline in Seniors (Mon, 15 Oct 2018)
MONDAY, Oct. 15, 2018 -- Cataract surgery is associated with a reduction in the rate of cognitive decline among older adults, according to a study published online Oct. 11 in PLOS ONE. Asri Maharani, M.D., Ph.D., from the University of Manchester in...
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