The New England Journal of Medicine and authors of a commentary on e-cigarette use have ignored our call for correction of a substantial error regarding e-cigarette use among American schoolchildren in 2011 and 2012. Authors Amy L. Fairchild, Ronald Bayer and James Colgrove of Columbia University double-counted some users in a figure they used to illustrate data from the National Youth Tobacco Survey (NYTS).
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Heartland’s Kendall Antikeier mentioned our efforts to bring the public’s attention to the Centers for Disease Control’s seeming reluctance to recommend — after the FDA has done so — a[...]
Heartland releases new Infant Meningitis Vaccine Policy Tip Sheet! Today in Shoreline, Washington, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), its Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), and The[...]
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