CDC issues new influenza guidance for public agencies, schoolsAugust 10th 2009
Public health agencies and schools have new federal guidance at their disposal for how to respond to 2009 H1N1 influenza in schools, thanks to recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Recommendations encourage officials to weigh the risk of community-acquired flu with the decision to close schools or community functions.
Most children not candidates for cholesterol-lowering treatmentFebruary 23rd 2009
It turns out the benefits of cholesterol-lowering medications may only reach a minor segment of the adolescent population (age 12 to 17), according to research in the March 3 issue of Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association.