Please read the following health alerts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and share with your colleagues Screening patients in hurricane-affected areas There have been media reports and accounts of various infectious diseases in hurricane-affected areas,... READ MORE
More than three times as many men than women in the U.S. have oral infections with human papillomavirus (HPV), a virus responsible for causing 31,500 new cancers every year, found a new study. And the HPV strain responsible for the vast majority of HPV-related cancers in the U.S.... READ MORE
For the 2017–18 season, Medicaid will reimburse up to five monthly palivizumab doses from November 27 through May 15. Except for the date change to accommodate a Monday start, the eligibility criteria for palivizumab will remain the same as during 2016–17, and will continue to... READ MORE
The American Academy of Pediatrics issued updated recommendations Monday for the flu vaccine, but some parent and pediatricians were disappointed that the FluMist nasal vaccine is once again not recommended. Read the whole story >> READ MORE
Rates of vaccination among teens improved in 2016 compared to 2015, including coverage for routine vaccinations such as Tdap, MenACWY and HPV vaccines, CDC researchers found. Read the entire article >> READ MORE
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has created a new online tool called the Health Workforce Connector to help health care professionals, including pediatricians, find jobs at more than 20,000 sites and health care facilities in the communities across the... READ MORE
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