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Internal Medicine November 2nd 2023
Pharmacists’ Experiences Dispensing Misoprostol and Readiness to Dispense Mifepristone
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CDC Recommends RSV Vaccine Abrysvo for Use During Pregnancy to Protect Infants
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Exposure to Anti-Seizure Medications Does Not Appear to Harm Neurologic Development in Young Children
This landmark study provides crucial insights into the safety of anti-seizure medications during pregnancy, offering both reassurance to prospective mothers and important guidelines for healthcare providers.
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