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Primatene Mist Coming Back; Some Docs Concerned

Jason Shandell, president, Amphastar Pharmaceuticals Inc., Rancho Cucamonga, CA. Sandy Walsh, spokeswoman, FDA. FDA: “CDER Conversation: Safely Using the Newly Available OTC Asthma Inhaler Primatene Mist.” James Li, MD, PhD, professor of medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN; former president, American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology. Dacia Morris, spokeswoman, American Thoracic Society, New York City.… Read More »

Sexual assault forensics centres failing some victims

Young victims of sexual assault are not being forensically examined within a critical time period at some privately-run referral centres, a BBC investigation has found. Doctors also told the BBC they had seen cases of incorrect recordings of injuries and evidence contamination. Victims’ Commissioner Baroness Newlove said the “failings” were “shocking”. NHS England – which… Read More »

Postpartum Care in the United States: Some Progress But Still So Far to Go

Earlier this year the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) released a revised Committee Opinion calling for a new paradigm for postpartum care in the United States.  Moving away from the single postpartum check at 6 weeks, ACOG has made a significant change in its recommendations for postpartum care: “All women should ideally have… Read More »