Around 60 percent of pregnant women got flu shot in 2019 to 2020

(HealthDay)—About 61 percent of pregnant women received the influenza vaccination and 56.6 percent received the reduced diphtheria toxoid and acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccination in 2019 to 2020, according to research published in the Oct. 2 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report….

Fewer Than 5 Percent of Thyroid Surgery Patients Readmitted

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 9, 2019 — Readmissions after thyroid surgery are relatively low, and more than half occur within a week after discharge, according to a study recently published in Surgery. Arturo J. Rios-Diaz, M.D., from Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, and colleagues used data from the 2014 Nationwide Readmissions…