September 30, 2015 10:12 am — Both paroxetine and imipramine are ineffective and unsafe for treating adolescents with depression, according to a reanalysis of a 2001 study that was recently published online.Full Story »
Health of the Public
Recent Health of the Public Stories
09/24/2015 — The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recently released its final recommendation on smoking cessation in adults and recommends that physicians offer patients who smoke a variety of cessation aids, including behavioral therapy.
09/22/2015 — A group from the Institute of Medicine's Roundtable on Obesity Solutions has proposed a model to prevent and treat obesity by integrating primary care and public health resources.
09/18/2015 — A study published in JAMA: the Journal of the American Medical Association Sept. 8 found that in 2012, about half of American adults had either diabetes or prediabetes.
09/16/2015 — On Sept. 15, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force posted a draft recommendation statement supporting prophylactic low-dose aspirin therapy for patients ages 50-59 who have an increased risk of heart attack and stroke.
More Health of the Public News
- 09/14/2015 — USPSTF Draft Statement Recommends Screening Teens for Depression
- 09/09/2015 — CDC Commits $20 Million to Combat Prescription Drug Overdose
- 09/09/2015 — Evidence Insufficient to Screen for Iron Deficiency Anemia in Pregnancy
- 09/09/2015 — AAFP Paper Offers Family Medicine Approach to Poverty
- 09/04/2015 — AAFP Tells FDA to Require Warnings on Liquid Nicotine
- 09/02/2015 — Study Links Long-term NSAID Use to Lower Colorectal Cancer Risk
- 08/28/2015 — AAFP, Other Groups Spur FDA Action Against Tobacco Makers
- 08/26/2015 — Teens' E-cigarette Use May Spark Bigger Smoking Risk, Says NIH
- 08/25/2015 — USPSTF Draft Statement Recommends Against Routine COPD Screening
- 08/21/2015 — Report Recaps ACIP Recommendations for 2015-16 Influenza Season