News & Views - Page 3

Jennifer Gershman, PharmD, CPh
Updated guidelines for hepatitis C virus provide new testing and management recommendations for pregnant women, individuals who inject drugs, men who have sex with men, and individuals who are incarcerated.
Laura Joszt
Treatments for multiple myeloma have improved substantially in the last decade, but the disease is still not curable, and there has been a significant increase in both deaths and incident cases.
Summer is almost here, and with more individuals spending time outside, knowing how to prevent tick bites could help keep Lyme disease from spreading.
Jennifer Gershman, PharmD, CPh
Healthcare professionals can play an important role in educating patients regarding healthy swim habits, and disease outbreak prevention strategies.
Kristen Coppock, MA, Editor
The effects of exposure to UV radiation from the sun or indoor tanning beds are cumulative, adding up over a lifetime. Advancing better UV protection has been a key goal of efforts by the healthcare community, and government agencies in recent years.
Jennifer Barrett, Associate Editor
Hospital-acquired antibiotic-resistant infection is on the rise among children across the United States, putting those with chronic conditions at higher risk of infection.
Kristen Coppock, MA, Editor
Serious cases of neural tube birth defects, including spina bifida, have been reported in babies born to women with HIV being treated with dolutegravir.
Kristen Coppock, MA, Editor
The FDA has approved lofexidine hydrochloride (Lucemyra) for the mitigation of opioid withdrawal symptoms to facilitate abrupt discontinuation of opioids in adults, aged 18 and older.

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Kristen Marjama, DNP, FNP-BC
Gluten proteins found in barley, rye, and wheat trigger systemic injury primarily to the small intestine, but they can also affect the joints, liver, skin, uterus, and other organs.
Kristen Marjama, DNP, FNP-BC
It is that time of year again, when health care providers see an increase in patient volume because no one has time to be sick.
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.
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