56 percent of respondents have still not received flu shots As we enter peak flu time of year.

ASA is definitely a supporter of initiatives to reduce the misuse, diversion and abuse of prescription drugs, and we applaud the President for increasing awareness of this ailment and making safe use of prescription opioids a priority for his administration. In 2013, ASA worked with the White House Workplace of National Drug Control Policy to build up an informational card that provides easy-to-understand lifesaving ways to help family and friends save someone suspected of an opioid overdose. As part of this effort, the informational card created by ASA will become distributed by the Fraternal Purchase of Law enforcement to its 330,000 members..Three % of parents said their children suffered a sunburn throughout their first six months of life, and 12 % said their children had tanned at that early age, based on the findings being presented at the AAD Summer season Academy Meeting held this week in New York City. Findings presented at meetings are considered preliminary until published in a peer-examined journal. Some parents may think they’re helping their kids by exposing them to the sun, but actually, the contrary is true. Unprotected sun exposure may damage the skin and result in skin cancer, study writer Dr. Keyvan Nouri stated in an AAD news discharge. Nouri is certainly chief of dermatology services at Sylvester Comprehensive Malignancy Center/University of Miami Hospital and Clinics.