Health Organizations

QuickStats: Percentage of Emergency Department Visits for Pain at Which Opioids Were Given or Prescribed, by Geographic Region of the Hospital — United States, 2005–2017 http://nchstats.com/2020/01/17/quickstats-percentage-of-emergency-department-visits-for-pain-at-which-opioids-were-given-or-prescribed-by-geographic-region-of-the-hospital-united-states-2005-2017/

With large parts of the U.S. facing frigid temperatures, dangerous health risks like hypothermia can happen quickly. Stay safe in the #winter weather–learn what signs and symptoms to watch out for: http://bit.ly/36YKTy9 #FridayFeeling #FridayMotivation

"My First Genomic Study" - In a new podcast, NCI's Dr. Lou Staudt talks about one of the first cancer #genomics studies for diffuse large B-cell #lymphoma: https://www.cancer.gov/about-nci/organization/ccg/personal-genomics/my-first-genomic-study

Join us on Feb. 24 for FDA Rare Disease Day 2020: Supporting the Future of Rare Disease Product Development public meeting as we discuss challenges and solutions in rare disease product development. Learn more about Rare Disease Day 2020 at https://go.usa.gov/xdxhE

#FluFactFriday: If you have #heartdisease or have had a stroke, it is especially important that you get #fluvaccine every flu season.

Read more: https://bit.ly/2nXADVq

The ACC is seeking a qualified candidate to serve as course director for the ACC CV Board Review & Overview Course. The application deadline has been extended to Jan. 20. Learn more: https://bit.ly/35PCpJj

Pediatric HCPs: As you start the new year, refresh your knowledge of CDC’s guidance for caring for babies with congenital Zika virus exposure. You have a critical role in helping these babies get the care they need. https://bit.ly/2sgajon

Did you know that #OurAMA delegates adopted policy around #obesity as a major public health problem? Read more about our stance and existing policy. http://spr.ly/60171jTbS

Today we celebrate #NationalMentoringMonth with a few words from Dr. Khare's trainees. Learn about her research at http://bit.ly/2R252Ol #FellowsFriday

#STATOFTHEDAY At 1/3 of dr office visits where #Benzodiazepines are prescribed, #opioids are also prescribed, according to 2014-16 data https://go.usa.gov/xphgB #Prescription #Drugs #Benzos #opioids

How can the implementation of #ECPR improve #outcomes in patients with refractory #cardiacarrest? Find out by reading the latest blog by #AHAEarlyCareerBlogger @yaqoub_lina. http://spr.ly/60181jfBi

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