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Prior to vaccine, most oropharyngeal cancers HPV+

Most oropharyngeal cancers diagnosed in the U.S. between 1995 and 2005 tested positive for HPV.

Codeine still prescribed for kids' cough

Despite national recommendations against prescribing codeine for children, research suggests little decline in prescription rates.

Nebraska governor vetoed bill for NP autonomy

LB 916 would have eliminated the legal requirement that NPs sign a practice agreement with a doctor.

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Prior to vaccine, most oropharyngeal cancers HPV+

Prior to vaccine, most oropharyngeal cancers HPV+

Most oropharyngeal cancers diagnosed in the U.S. between 1995 and 2005 tested positive for HPV.

Codeine still prescribed for kids' cough

Codeine still prescribed for kids' cough

Despite national recommendations against prescribing codeine for children, research suggests little decline in prescription rates.

Nebraska governor vetoed bill for NP autonomy

Nebraska governor vetoed bill for NP autonomy

LB 916 would have eliminated the legal requirement that NPs sign a practice agreement with a doctor.

Lorazepam, diazepam equal for epilepsy in kids

Lorazepam, diazepam equal for epilepsy in kids

Outcomes were similar with both treatments among patients with convulsive status epilepticus.

Florida Supreme Court invalidates malpractice caps

Florida Supreme Court invalidates malpractice caps

State strikes down a law capping how much an injured plaintiff can receive for pain and suffering.

Alaska passes 'I'm Sorry' bill for medical malpractice cases

Alaska passes 'I'm Sorry' bill for medical malpractice cases

Law makes apologies, expressions of sympathy and words of compassion inadmissable in malpractice cases.

Awards for U.S. malpractice cases increased in 2013

Awards for U.S. malpractice cases increased in 2013

Medical malpractice payouts increase for the first time since 2003.

Prostate cancer care measures vary by region

Prostate cancer care measures vary by region

Low adherence rates for prostate cancer care may be target for future quality improvements.

Phototherapy more cost effective than biologics for psoriasis

Phototherapy more cost effective than biologics for psoriasis

Mean adjusted annual health care costs associated with newly diagnosed psoriasis exceeds $4,000.

West Nile virus can resemble psoriasis

West Nile virus can resemble psoriasis

A case report details a patient with West Nile virus that appeared as psoriasiform eruption.

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