Rita Aghjayan

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USPSTF Intervention to Prevent Child Maltreatment

USPSTF Intervention to Prevent Child Maltreatment

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The United States Preventive Services Task Force has updated their 2013 recommendations for clinician interventions to prevent maltreatment in children.

Sexual Harassment, Assault Affect Physical and Mental Health in Women

Sexual Harassment, Assault Affect Physical and Mental Health in Women

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Women who were exposed to sexual harassment and/or assault were found to experience higher blood pressure, poorer sleep, and mood changed that can affect mental health.

Caring for Carriers: Do Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Test Results Have a Place in Primary Care?

Caring for Carriers: Do Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Test Results Have a Place in Primary Care?

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A case and commentary published in the AMA Journal of Ethics discusses the ethics of primary care physician response to direct-to-consumer genetic testing results of concerned patients.

Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Found in 221 US Healthcare Facilities

Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Found in 221 US Healthcare Facilities

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Antibiotic resistance is a nationwide issue that affects every state. How do we combat it?

AAFP Does Not Endorse Updated AHA/ACC Hypertension Guideline

AAFP Does Not Endorse Updated AHA/ACC Hypertension Guideline

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The AAFP found that there was more robust scientific evidence to support the 2014 guidelines.

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