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How to nearly eliminate CLABSIs in children's hospitals Using a mix of common-sense steps and public accountability, one hospital dropped its central line-associated bloodstream infection rate dramatically in just a few months. Other stories: Prescription use varies between U.S. and Canada Antidepressants are the top drug type in the US, while analgesics were the leading drug. TAVR valves now FDA approved for low-risk patients The announcement was based on the results of a pair of clinical trials involving patients with severe aortic valve stenosis. Nebraska issues SUNucate-based guidance for schools The state will now allow children to possess sunscreen at school and school events. Pediatric, adolescent migraine treatment and prevention guidelines are updated The guidelines were released by the American Academy of Neurology and the American Headache Society. You can contact the MDedge Daily Medical News by emailing us at podcasts@mdedge.com or following us on Twitter at @MDedgeTweets.

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