May 20, 2016

CDC Monitoring Nearly 300 Pregnant Women with Zika in U.S. States, Territories

(Washington Post) – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday that it is monitoring 279 pregnant women with likely Zika virus infections across U.S. states and territories. The largest number of cases by far are in Puerto Rico, where … Read More

May 19, 2016

A New Edition of The Journal of the American Medical Association Is Now Available

The Journal of the American Medical Association (vol. 315, no. 18, 2016) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “Convergence of Implementation Science, Precision Medicine, and the Learning Health Care System: A New Model for Biomedical Research” by David A. … Read More

May 19, 2016

A New Edition of The New England Journal of Medicine Is Now Available

The New England Journal of Medicine (vol. 374, no. 18, 2016) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “Decriminalizing Mental Illness—The Miami Model” by J.K. Iglehart “Reforming Solitary-Confinement Policy—Heeding a Presidential Call to Action” by C. Ahalt and B. Williams … Read More

May 18, 2016

Hospitals in the Most Miserable Country in the World Have Turned into Battlefield Clinics — But There Is No War

(Business Insider) – Venezuela’s hospitals are failing. In a bombshell New York Times report, Nicholas Casey outlined how the country’s economic crisis has led to a huge public-health emergency. “Hospital wards have become crucibles where the forces tearing Venezuela apart … Read More

May 17, 2016

A New Edition of Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine Is Now Available

Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine (vol. 109, no. 5, 2016) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “Moving Patients to Create Bed Capacity” by Jim George and Iain Wilkinson “The Junior Doctor Contract—How Have Medical Students Been Affected … Read More

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