MONDAY, Dec. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) — People who receive a tablet or e-book reader for the holidays might wind up spending some sleepless nights ...Read More »
Physicians Are Overextended, But The Profession Is Thriving
Doctors are overextended and want to see more trained physicians to thwart an impending shortage, according to a new survey. The Physicians Foundation, a national ...Read More »
E-Cigarette Flavors Use Chemical That Has Caused Lung Disease
Cherry Crush, Chocolate Treat, Snappin’ Apple, and Vanilla Dreams: Those flavors sound awesome! And that’s exactly why record numbers of teens are experimenting with, and ...Read More »
Why Is E-Cig Use Among Teens Rising So Quickly?
Why do kids smoke electronic cigarettes? Is it because they are more health conscious than their combustable cigarette predecessors? Or are they more rebellious and ...Read More »
Nearly 9 Percent Of Medicaid Births Delivered Early For No Medical Reason
Nearly 9 percent of the births covered by Medicaid — or about 160,000 each year — were elective deliveries before 39 weeks of gestation, which ...Read More »
Medical Residents Work Less But Get Same Results: Study
In 2011, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) set new restrictions on work hours for medical residents to satisfy a call to reduce possible ...Read More »
Distrust of Police Increases Latino Risk for Cardiac Arrest
Given recent events in Missouri and New York, it’s safe to say that there remains a distrust between minorities and law enforcement. Unfortunately for minorities, ...Read More »
Should Doctors Tell Parents When They’ve Made Medical Mistake?
When a medical error leads to patient harm, it’s hard to argue that no one is more upset than the patient’s family. However, it’s often ...Read More »
Healthier For Kids: School-Provided or Home-Packed Lunches?
Which is better: school lunches provided under new federal, nutritional guidelines or a lunch packed by Mom or Dad at home? While the kids may ...Read More »
Maybe the Crowd Can Finally Tell Us The Cost of a Mammogram
How much does it cost? That’s the big, unknown question in healthcare. The same medical procedures cost different amounts depending on too many variables. Patients ...Read More »