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The Advisory Committee on Breast Cancer in Young Women
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The CDC is soliciting
nominations for possible membership on the ACBCYW.
Lots of new patients, too few doctors
The New York Times
Difficulties for patients to find doctors and to get appointments with PCP's is likely to get worse as millions more gain health insurance under the Affordable Care Act.
New brief looks at federal and state policies on abortion
The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
Current federal and state policies on insurance coverage of abortion services.
Sedentary behavior and mortality in older women
American Journal of Preventative Medicine
Examining the relationship between sedentary time and cardiovascular disease, coronary heart disease, and cancer mortality in a prospective, multiethnic cohort of postmenopausal women
Sexual abuse-related PTSD in adolescent girls
The Journal of the American Medical Association via PubMed
Evidence-based treatments for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) have not been established for adolescents despite high prevalence of PTSD in this population.
Survey: ICD-10 preparedness lacking
By Pamela Lewis Dolan
As the deadline for switching to ICD-10 code sets inches closer, concern is growing that neither healthcare organizations nor insurers will be ready to go live by October.
Antidepressants causing hypertension in newborns
British Medical Journal
This study was conducted to examine the risk for persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn associated with antenatal exposure to antidepressants.
Going paperless: Saving your practice from its medical record nightmare
By Jessica Taylor
Like many small practices, a majority of the patients have had the same doctor for almost their entire lives — equating to a rather large paper trail.
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