Articles by Caitlyn Fitzpatrick

Caitlyn Fitzpatrick is an Assistant Editor for MD Magazine. She covers news and other topics in pain management and infectious disease. She can be contacted by e-mail at

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The 10 Best Health Stories from February 2017
  |  Caitlyn Fitzpatrick
The MD Magazine editors rounded up the 10 best stories from this month.
Access to Kidney Transplants Drops for People with HIV
  |  Caitlyn Fitzpatrick
People with HIV aren't getting the life-saving transplants they need.
Surprised? People Aren't Reading the Labels on Edible Marijuana Products
  |  Caitlyn Fitzpatrick
Around 16% to 26% of people using medicinal marijuana consume edible versions.
High Expectations Surround Trial for Mosquito-Borne Diseases Vaccine
  |  Caitlyn Fitzpatrick
The NIAID is enrolling participants to receive two AGS-v injections.
Less Than One-Third of Parents Store Opioids Safely, Physicians Can Help
  |  Caitlyn Fitzpatrick
Nearly 70% of parents aren't keeping opioids latched or locked away.
Brown University Team Proposes Nine-Step PrEP Program
  |  Caitlyn Fitzpatrick
Breaking down the PrEP process into specific steps can help providers and patients.
Higher Vitamin D Dosage Doesn't Help Bone Metabolism in HIV-Positive Children
  |  Caitlyn Fitzpatrick
Adding an extra 20,000 IU vitamin D2 a week didn't make a difference.
NYC Shows the Importance of HIV, Hepatitis C Screenings in the ER
  |  Caitlyn Fitzpatrick
HIV, hepatitis C coinfections weren't all that uncommon at a Bronx ER.
CDC Proves Its Own Guidelines Work to Prevent HIV, STIs
  |  Caitlyn Fitzpatrick
The CDC says that more than 40% of chlamydia and gonorrhea cases can be prevented.

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