Cervical cancer is highly preventable. That is why it’s so alarming that Latinas are twice as likely to be diagnosed with cervical cancer than other women. They also have the highest rate of cervical cancer among all women, according to CDC data. The big reason? Latinas are less likely to get regular Pap tests, which […]
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by Molly Walker, Staff Writer, MedPage TodayJanuary 04, 2018 Antibiotics, opioids, and influenza were top-of-mind as experts in infectious diseases looked towards what will be the biggest issue in their field in 2018. “The biggest issue in infectious diseases in 2018 will be the progressive occurrence of multi-resistant antibiotic infections that will challenge us to provide effective […]
More than one third of U.S. HIV patients had missed opportunities to initiate hepatitis B vaccination. Meeting goals for hepatitis B elimination will require increased vaccination of HIV patients in all practice settings, particularly at facilities not funded by Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program. (John Weiser, Alejandro Perez, Heather Bradley, Hope King, R. Luke Shouse. Low […]
Use this series of patient education videos to dispel myths surrounding vaccines, including the flu shot causes the flu, vaccines make people sick or cause autism, and vaccines are for kids. These short videos are free to download and use in your waiting room or exam room: https://tinyurl.com/vaccine-myths-PA.
You’re 16… and we recommend these vaccines for you!
PA Health Alert 390 – Guidance for Clinic
Temporary Waiver for a Disaster Impacting the Ability of Children Transferring into a School to Provide Immunization Records
National, Regional, State, and Selected Local Area Vaccination Coverage Among Adolescents Aged 13–17 Years — United States, 2016
National, Regional, State, and Selected Local Area Vaccination Coverage Among Adolescents Aged 13–17 Years — United States, 2016 Click on the underlined link above to see the MMWR article – go to page 6. Posted 9/13/2017