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An article in The New York Times reports that the Food and Drug Administration rejected four unnamed tobacco products, utilizing its authority to deny tobacco products for public health reasons for the first time. Prior to the 2009 law affording the FDA the power to regulate tobacco, "cigarettes were...
An article in The New York Times reports that “an influential health advisory group has reversed itself and concluded that all baby boomers should be tested for hepatitis C.” The United States Preventive Services Task Force altered its official opinion on the screenings: originally the organization...
A new study in Pediatrics demonstrates that "racial/ethnic disparities in ADHD diagnosis occur by kindergarten and continue until at least the end of eighth grade." The study found that "with time-invariant and -varying confounding factors statistically controlled" the odds of ADHD diagnosis for African...