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Patients whose surgeons have higher numbers of coworker reports about unprofessional behavior may be at increased risk for postsurgical complications

Surgeons’ Unprofessional Behavior Tied to Higher Complication Risk

Risk increased when four or more reports were made in the 36 months before a patient's surgery
U.S. travelers need to be aware of measles in Europe and should ensure children are adequately vaccinated

U.S. Travelers Should Be Aware of Measles Risk in Europe

Risk up for inadequately vaccinated individuals visiting Europe, those in contact with infected travelers
Even though the Ebola outbreak in Congo recently caused deaths in neighboring Uganda

WHO: Congo Ebola Outbreak Still Not Global Emergency

Agency says outbreak is an 'extraordinary event' of deep concern but not a global emergency
Three large drug makers have launched a legal challenge against the Trump administration's rule requiring the prices of drugs to be included in television ads.

Drug Makers Challenge New Rule Requiring Drug Prices in TV Ads

Lawsuit against the rule filed Friday by Merck, Eli Lilly, and Amgen
The number of measles cases in the United States so far this year has reached 1

CDC: U.S. Measles Cases Reach 1,044

Cases in 2019 now highest since 1992 and since the disease was declared eliminated in the U.S.
Completion of full rotavirus vaccination appears to be associated with a reduction in the risk for type 1 diabetes in children

Rotavirus Vaccination Tied to Lower Risk for T1DM in Children

No association seen for partial vaccination and incidence of type 1 diabetes
Reacting to an ongoing measles outbreak

New York State Halts Religious Vaccine Exemption

Those who support the bill say that religion should not trump science
On Thursday

FDA Warns of Infections From Fecal Transplants After One Death

Fecal microbiota transplantation is a still-experimental procedure, as yet unapproved by the FDA
Seroconversion to human papillomavirus type 16-E6 antibody positivity can occur decades before diagnosis of oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma

HPV16 Antibodies Can Develop Long Before Throat Cancer Diagnosis

HPV16-E6 seropositivity increases with shorter lead time, reaching 38.9 percent for <10 years
For African women seeking effective contraception

HIV Risk Does Not Differ With Three Contraceptive Methods

No significant difference seen with use of DMPA-IM, copper IUD device, levonorgestrel implant in African women