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Posts by archive: January 2017

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Tuberculosis Diagnoses Increase for First Time in 23 Years

Posted by on January 10th, 2017 0 comments

While you may not think tuberculosis (TB) is a concern for yourself and your family, many people in the U.S. suffer with it, and for the first time in 23 years, the U.S. saw an increase in diagnosed cases in 2015. There were 9,557 cases total and it affected 27 states and the District of… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Health Literacy, Public Health

Jan

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Curbing Overdose Deaths is a Priority for New Mexico

Posted by on January 5th, 2017 0 comments

Last year, the opioid epidemic was brought to the forefront of health issues facing Americans. It was announced that in 2014, more people died of drug overdoses than in any other year on record. In 2016, the Surgeon General also released a landmark report regarding addiction in America—it is the first of its kind. In… Read More »

Posted in: New Mexico, Public Health

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Locating the preferred imaging modality

Posted by on January 4th, 2017 0 comments

Extensive radiologic tools exist to aid clinicians in the diagnostic process. The AHRQ National Guideline Clearinghouse allows clinicians to search the American College of Radiology ACR Appropriateness Criteria® to locate suggested criteria for ordering radiologic exams. Guidelines provide the suggested radiologic procedure that may be ordered for each presenting condition with a rating scale to… Read More »

Posted in: Patient Safety

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Have You Gotten Your Flu Shot Yet?

Posted by on January 3rd, 2017 0 comments

It’s not too late! While fall and 2016 have ended, winter has just begun, as of Dec. 21. There’s still nearly three months of cold weather ahead, which we generally associate with flu season. The flu can be a serious threat to any person and persons who contract the virus can be hospitalized—nearly 970,000 Americans… Read More »

Posted in: Public Health

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