JAMA Contributing Editor Preeti Malani, MD, MSJ, is a clinical associate professor at U of Michigan.
Although one doesn’t expect hear the phrases “C-section” and baseball season “opening day” in the same breath, that’s what happened last week when sportscaster Boomer Esiason criticized New York Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy on Esiason’s morning radio show for… Read More ›
San Francisco—New study findings presented at IDWeek demonstrated that swallowing pills containing a concentrate of fecal bacteria may be a highly effective way to prevent recurrent Clostridium difficile infection and related diarrhea. The work builds on previous research demonstrating that… Read More ›
Vaccination Rates for US Children Remain Generally High, But Measles Outbreaks Underscore Shortfalls in Some Regions
Although results from a federal survey indicate that overall vaccination coverage among US children remains high, areas where immunizations fall short of recommended levels are a concern and recent increases in measles cases around the country underscore that concern, say… Read More ›
Health care personnel who are exposed to HIV in the workplace should immediately begin postexposure prophylaxis (PEP) with at least 3 antiretroviral drugs to prevent HIV infection, according to an updated guideline from the US Public Health Service (USPHS). The… Read More ›