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Posted: 02/21/2019

2019 Immunization Schedules Updated / OSP News

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) has released updated adult and child/adolescent immunization schedules.


Posted: 02/11/2019

National Nutrition Month 2019 / OSP News

March is National Nutrition Month (NNM). This annual nutrition education and information campaign is presented by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.


Posted: 02/05/2019

Updated Guidelines on Cholesterol Management / OSP News

New 2018 guidelines from ACC/AHA re-establish LDL goals, incorporate new evidence on non-statin therapies, and address concerns about ASCVD risk overestimation for primary prevention.





Posted: 12/11/2018

Rebranding Weight Watchers / OSP News

In October 2018, Weight Watchers changed their name to WW, Wellness that Works. WW was created in the 60’s to help clients lose weight, but in recent years has been moving toward overall wellness and focusing more on mindfulness practices to improve health.


Posted: 12/05/2018

Benefit of Very Low LDL-C / OSP News

According to a meta-analysis published online in JAMA Cardiology (August 1, 2018), reducing LDL-C below currently accepted lowest levels demonstrates a consistent relative risk reduction in major vascular events.





Posted: 10/05/2018

Dietary Fiber: Benefits and Sources / OSP News

Dietary fiber is an important nutrient in the American diet, however, it is considered “a nutrient of public health concern” because most Americans do not consume enough, leading to increased health risks.





Posted: 10/02/2018

National Drug Take Back Day - October 27, 2018 / OSP News

National Drug Take Back Day events across the country continue to collect exceedingly higher amounts of opioids and other unused medications from people’s homes, where they could be stolen and abused by family and friends.





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