West Nile VirusEnvironmental factors that favor West Nile virus transmission may include increased temperature, decreased precipitation, urbanization, and population growth, owing to effects on mosquito biting rates.
Coronavirus Disease 2019The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) has formed a multidisciplinary guideline panel to provide treatment recommendations for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
Asleep on a Plane & Did Not Wake?A 22-year-old man with no significant medical history is transferred from the airport in a semiconscious state after returning from a 3-week vacation. What's the diagnosis?
ramucirumab (Cyramza)FDA approves combo therapy with erlotinib for first-line treatment of metastatic NSCLC
E-Cigarettes: What Healthcare Professionals Need to KnowSince 2007, e-cigarettes and novel nicotine products have significantly shifted the US tobacco/nicotine market and how tobacco products are used. Improve your understanding of e-cigarettes and vaping, as well as how patients use these products and how to talk to patients about them.
Hard Hits: Blunt Force TraumaBlunt force injuries can affect multiple organ systems and are a major cause of morbidity and mortality. Can you identify various types of blunt force trauma, as well as potential associated complications?
12 Causes of Discolored UrineChanges in urine color may be the result of conditions as benign as the presence of excreted pigments or signal more serious processes such as infections or malignancies. Do you know the following causes of discolored urine?
All About Allergies: Be Ready for SpringIn addition to the common ragweed, other pollinating weeds (eg, Russian thistle), trees, grasses, and molds can cause seasonal allergies. Learn about the different seasonal allergens and their current treatments.
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