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Disparities Seen in Treatment of Middle Ear Infections in U.S. Children

Socially disadvantaged children less likely to receive treatment for recurrent or suppurative otitis media

FDA: Patients Should Be Cautious When Using Online Pharmacies to Buy Meds

Red flags include pharmacies that do not require a doctor's prescription or have a licensed pharmacist to answer questions

Manifestations of Vertigo Described in Pregnancy

Pregnancy can exacerbate certain conditions, including Meniere disease and benign paroxysmal positional vertigo

Cancer Mortality Up With Residential Racial, Economic Segregation

Segregation was associated with increased mortality for 12 of 13 cancer sites examined

FDA Oversight of Clinical Trials Described as ‘Grossly Inadequate’

Article describes inadequate oversight relating to development of COVID-19 vaccines and predating the pandemic

Multidimensional Factors Shaped Physician Stress During Pandemic

Physicians' perceptions of occupational stress at individual level were shaped by stressors within and across four levels

High Prevalence of Youth Estimated at Greater Risk for Hearing Loss

Number of young persons who may be at risk due to unsafe listening practices ranges from 0.67 to 1.35 billion

USPSTF: Evidence Inadequate for Recommending OSA Screening

Evidence is insufficient for assessing balance of benefits and harms of OSA screening in general population

FDA Warns of Amoxicillin Shortage

American Society of Health-System Pharmacists said it started hearing about shortages about three weeks ago

Cancer Death Rates Continuing to Decline for Adults, Children

Incidence remained stable among men and increased among women during 2014 to 2018