An expert panel of specialists from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute has issued new guidelines for the management and treatment of sickle cell disease (SCD). How will these latest evidence-based recommendations affect the care of your patients?
The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) has updated its influenza vaccination recommendations for the 2014-15 influenza season.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), most US children aged 6 to 18 years consume more than the daily recommended amount of less than 2300 mg sodium.
Previous research has shown that the practice of allowing youngsters to taste or sip alcohol is associated with their parents’ attitudes toward acceptance of drinking and alcohol use. Now a new study examines whether children who sip alcohol at an early age progress to early-onset drinking and other negative behaviors in adolescence and young adulthood.
After years of knowing that obesity and asthma had some connection, but not whether obesity brought about asthma or vice versa, new evidence may finally hold the answer.