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Department of Health and Human Services. Karen B. DeSalvo, MD, FACP, has been named the next National Coordinator for Health Information Technology by the U.S. ... 13. She holds an MD and an MPH from Tulane University in New Orleans and received a
January 2014


ASCO Policy Statement on Opioid Therapy: Protecting Access to Treatment for Cancer-Related Pain” provides principles that the society intends to balance the public health concerns regarding the abuse and misuse ... Patient education on the medical use
June 2016

Safe prescribing can lessen overdose risk

We've got this wrong for so long and at great cost to public health,’” said G. ... Medicine in New York and the lead author on the American Journal of Public Health study.
October 2016

Warnings on power cords, asthma drugs, diabetes supplies

A public health notification that GDH-PQQ test strips do not distinguish between types of sugars and may falsely indicate hyperglycemia in patients eating products containing non-glucose sugars such as ... A public health alert on potential dosing errors
November 2009

Firearms and medicine

Collaboration on this specific issue of such public health importance provides an unprecedented opportunity for the health care and legal professions to apply their expertise in complementary areas and ultimately have ... a major effect on the health and
May 2016

Infectious disease

In May, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the international spread of polio to be a “public health emergency of international concern” and issued new vaccination requirements for travelers. ... As a result, the CDC issued a health advisory
June 2014

Experts debate pros, cons of vitamin D

That's in addition to the better-known effects of vitamin D on bone health. ... We're talking about people going to tanning booths.”. Dr. Atkinson agreed that the public health message on vitamin D and sun exposure needs refinement.
November 2009

Updated warnings on fluoroquinolones, new diabetes drug

The agency has received fewer than 1,000 notifications of new dietary ingredients since the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act was passed in 1994. ... Its revised draft guidance clarifies several points, describes the public health significance
October 2016

Venous thromboembolism

The researchers noted that, given the prevalence of NSAID use in the general population, their findings have important public health implications.
September 2014

Smoking cessation

Schroeder, MD, director of the Smoking Cessation Leadership Center at the University of California, San Francisco, called tobacco-related health harms “one of the most important public health challenges of the ... The CVS retail pharmacy, pharmacy
February 2014

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