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Letters targeting high prescribers of quetiapine (Seroquel)

Peer Comparisons Can Decrease Risky Prescribing Patterns

Meaningful, persistent drop in quetiapine prescribing seen, with no negative patient effects
Higher body mass index is likely to cause worse cardiovascular health in youth

In Teens, Young Adults, High BMI May Hurt Cardiovascular Health

Using combo of methodologies suggests higher BMI may increase BP, left ventricular mass index in youth
Eye examination is helpful for detecting abnormalities that could indicate abuse in children

Eye Examination Can Help Detect Abuse in Children

Physicians have a responsibility to consider abuse in the differential diagnosis of pediatric eye trauma
Men who wear boxers have higher sperm counts then men who wear tighter underwear

Male Underwear Choice Affects Sperm Counts

Sperm quality, testicular function improved with choice of boxers versus briefs
An eight-week low-energy diet induces different effects in men and women

Low-Energy Diet Induces Different Effects in Men, Women

Men had larger reductions in metabolic syndrome Z-score, C-peptide, fat mass, heart rate
Many children of mothers with evidence of confirmed or possible Zika virus infection during pregnancy do not undergo all recommended evaluations

Neurodevelopmental Anomalies, Birth Defects Linked to Zika ID’d

Many children born to mothers with Zika infection don't undergo all recommended assessments
Consolidating electronic health records and practice management software allows practices to save time and money

Four Pros to Integrating EHR, Practice Management Software

Consolidating software allows practices to save time and money, make fewer mistakes, protect privacy
Drowning is the leading cause of unintentional injury-related death for children aged 1 to 4 years

AAP Provides Safety Precautions to Prevent Drowning

Drowning is leading cause of unintentional injury-related death for children aged 1 to 4 years
Prenatal tetanus

Prenatal Tdap Vaccination Not Linked to Autism Risk

No increased risk of autism spectrum disorder in association with prenatal Tdap vaccination
The number of confirmed cases of a parasite-caused illness linked to McDonald's Fresh Express Salad Mix is now 436 in 15 states

CDC: More Than 400 Sickened by McDonald’s Salads

Multistate outbreak of Cyclosporiasis linked to McDonald's Fresh Express Salad Mix