News & Views - Page 2

Jennifer Barrett, Assistant Editor
An updated clinical guideline provides health care providers with practical advice on the treatment of seasonal allergic rhinitis (SAR).
Terri Somers
State and local marijuana laws continue to evolve toward legalization much faster than the scientific community can collect the data to help society weigh the health, safety, and ethical ramifications of these new laws.
Jennifer Barrett, Assistant Editor
Fish oil supplementation and fish consumption during pregnancy may provide the same benefit in reducing childhood asthma risk in offspring, according to a recently-published review of 2 studies.
Jennifer Barrett, Assistant Editor
Vaccine coverage for recommended immunizations remains stable and high for US children, according to the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. However, there are still gaps in coverage.
Fentanyl was detected in more than half of opioid overdose deaths in 10 states during the second half of 2016, according to data published in CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Early Release.
At the National Community Oncology Dispensing Association(NCODA) 2017 Fall Summit, Michael Broderson, PharmD, discusses the importance of perseverance when managing cancer therapies in patients.
Jeannette Y. Wick, RPh, MBA
Treating patients who have acute illnesses like rash, bronchitis, and urinary tract infection is more cost-effective when they see health care providers in urgent care clinics or retail health care locations.
Colleen Owens
In 2 unanimous votes, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) agreed to recommended revisions in the 2018 adult and child/adolescent immunization schedules.

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The Educated Patient

Sara Marlow, MSN, RN, PHN, FNP-C
Sunburn is still a major health issue that can be prevented.
Kristen Marjama, DNP, FNP-BC
The National Health Interview Survey in 2014 estimated that 17.7 million adults and 6.3 million children had asthma.
Mary McCormack, MSN, APNC, MPH
The World Gastroenterology Organization describes the prevalence of celiac disease as a “statistical iceberg” in today’s health climate.
Melissa DeCapua, DNP, PMHNP-B-C
Diabetic retinopathy causes more losses of vision worldwide than any other eye disease, affecting 33% of the 285 million individuals suffering from diabetes.
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