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AAP Updates Recommendations for Meningococcal Vaccines
New recommendations are presented for meningococcal vaccination in a policy statement published online July 28 in Pediatrics.
Survey Identifies Patients
Most Americans focus on provider quality related to doctor-patient interactions rather than effectiveness of care when defining provider quality, according to a report published by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.
More than 10 Million Americans Gained Health Coverage under ACA
During the first open enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act, more than 10 million Americans gained health insurance coverage.
Multiple Sclerosis Care Costs Up 60% in 7 Years
Over the past 7 years, multiple sclerosis (MS) care costs rose 60% and were driven by common MS sequelae, according to new research.
Summer Viruses No Match for Seasonal Fun
Although headlines across the country show new reasons why people need to be aware of dangers in the great outdoors, there is considerable evidence that summer days and nights can continue to be a time of great enjoyment.
Number of Uninsured Down after Affordable Care Act Open Enrollment
There has been a decrease in the number of uninsured following the open enrollment period of the Affordable Care Act, according to a report published online July 23 in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Predictors Identified for Stroke Post-cardiac Surgery
For patients undergoing cardiac surgery, the strongest predictors of stroke up to two years postoperatively include advanced age, history of stroke, and peripheral vascular disease, according to a study published online July 21 in CMAJ, the journal of the Canadian Medical Association.
Fatigue in Multiple Sclerosis Could be Pinpointed to Brain Region
Regional damage in the brain could be the main contributing factor to fatigue, a symptom of multiple sclerosis.
American Red Cross Issues Urgent Call for Blood Donations
Blood donations to the American Red Cross are down substantially, and the agency says an "emergency situation" could arise within weeks.
Albumin, Creatinine Blood Tests Might Help Predict Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Survival
Simple blood tests may one day help predict survival and the course of disease in people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, according to research published online July 21 in JAMA Neurology.
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