November 07, 2018 03:38 pm — In a draft statement, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force said current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of screening for elevated blood lead levels in children and asymptomatic pregnant women.Full Story »
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Recent Health of the Public Stories
11/07/2018 — The CDC recently issued an update on the current flu season and published resources to help clinicians make a strong recommendation that their patients receive the flu vaccine.
10/31/2018 — During the Oct. 24-25 meeting of the CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, the group discussed topics including recommending the hepatitis A vaccine for people who are homeless.
10/31/2018 — The AAFP joined the American Academy of Pediatrics and American College of Physicians in updating a joint clinical report on the health care transition from adolescence to adulthood.
10/26/2018 — On Oct. 23, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force posted a final recommendation statement and final evidence summary on screening for intimate partner violence, elder abuse and abuse of vulnerable adults.
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- 09/26/2018 — USPSTF Recommends Intensive Behavioral Intervention for Obesity