"Gabapentinoids are increasingly prescribed to patients with opioids and benzodiazepines, which increases the risk of respiratory depression and death," says JH...SPH's Marissa Seamans. "Clinicians and patients need to carefully monitor the dosage of these medicines, their interactions, and potentially fatal side effects."

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One expert believes that the surge is being driven by doctors attempting to use the nerve pain medication as a substitute for opioids.
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HPV Webinar – How HPV Causes Cancer and Why it Still Matters
Thursday, February 15, 2018
3:00 - 4:00 PM EST
CME/CE credits pending
Register: http://nao-ntc.adobeconnect.com/hpvcau…/…/registration.html…...
Webinar will address:
• The biology of HPV and its infection
• How the virus replicates and hides from the immune system
• How HPV causes cancer
• Evidence of different manifestations of HPV-related dysplasia
• Rationale for adopting an effective HPV vaccination strategy
• Efficacy evidence of the current vaccine
Presented by: Dr. Peter Angeletti, Associate Professor, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Nebraska Center for Virology, School of Biological Sciences

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January is Cervical Health Month. Clinicians: Learn about #HPVvax safety and get free CE credits with @NationalAHEC's self-study course! It's a win-win! http://www.cmeuniversity.com/course/disclaimer/114869
#CervicalHealthMonth #AHEChpv

Western Maryland Health System
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January 18 at 10:20am

The WMHS Frostburg Nursing and Rehabilitation Center was ranked 9th in the state in the 2017 Maryland Department of Health Pay for Performance ratings for skill...ed nursing facilities in Maryland. Ratings are based on quality indicators, satisfaction of residents’ families, staffing levels, immunization of staff, and infection control practices. The commitment to excellence by the staff at WMHS Frostburg Nursing and Rehabilitation Center helps to meet our goal of providing quality care.

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Maryland Health Connection
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January 18 at 8:33am

January is #CervicalCancer Awareness Month! Help prevent #cervicalcancer by getting regular screening tests, covered by your health plan. For more information: http://1.usa.gov/uclfGR.

Most deaths from cervical cancer can be prevented if women get regular screening tests (called Pap tests). Share this resource to encourage women to get screened.
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