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Friday, December 19, 2014
The flu is starting to tighten its grip on much of the United States, particularly in the South and Midwest, according to a report published in the Dec. 19 issue of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.
Friday, December 19, 2014
Traveling through the same US airport gate, one infected passenger transmitted the measles virus to 3 others within a 4-hour time span, illustrating just how easily the virus can spread. These findings were reported in the Dec. 19 issue of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.
Friday, December 19, 2014
Predictors have been identified for referral-warranted-retinopathy of prematurity, according to research published online Dec. 18 in JAMA Ophthalmology.
Thursday, December 18, 2014
Few people know how to use epinephrine injectors and asthma inhalers as directed, according to a new study published in the January issue of the Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology.
Thursday, December 18, 2014
For obese hyperinsulinemic children, metformin seems to decrease perceived hunger and increase perceived fullness, according to a study published online Dec. 8 in Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism.
Thursday, December 18, 2014
By Amy Jacob
Rosa Michaelis, MD, discusses her goals of cultivating more patient interaction within epilepsy research at the American Epilepsy Society 2014 Annual Meeting.
Thursday, December 18, 2014
Frequenting roller-coaster rides may lead to intimal tears within the cervical internal carotid artery (ICA), according to a case report published online Nov. 26 in Pediatric Neurology.
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
By Gale Scott
Capitalizing on the infatuation many parents-to-be have with their babies-to-be, commercial enterprises are making and selling “keepsake “ ultrasound images. In a related trend, some consumers are purchasing Doppler ultrasound heartbeat monitors over the counter and without the required prescription for their use.
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Digital self-scheduling is set to increase considerably in the next 5 years, according to a report published by Accenture.
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Staff members who perceive a work climate of crisis mode in their hospital units say that it leads to problems in exchanging patient information, according to research published online Dec. 10 in the Journal of Hospital Medicine.
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