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- Oxygen therapy brings 'remarkable' boost for toddler who fell in pool July 21, 2017Eden Carlson's story might be one in a million.
- The dangers of being sleep starved July 19, 2017Forget being groggy and irritable, being starved for sleep can endanger your life. Learn the ways that sleep deprivation harms you and what you can do about it.
- Musician strums guitar throughout brain surgery July 22, 2017A musician played the guitar while undergoing brain surgery to fix cramping in his fingers, according to the surgeon who conducted the operation in India.
- Busy brain not letting you sleep? 8 experts offer tips June 23, 2017Some nights, it's like you can't get your brain to shut up long enough for you to fall asleep.
- 10 Questions to Challenge Your Medical News Savvy July 22, 2017(MedPage Today) -- Weekly News Quiz: July 14-20
- Early RA Patients Lose Grip Over 5 Years (CME/CE) July 22, 2017(MedPage Today) -- Assessment and rehab could help prevent grip force loss
- Aftermath of United Airlines Debacle July 22, 2017(MedPage Today) -- Common sense still seems in short supply
- PodMed: A Medical News Roundup From Johns Hopkins (with audio) July 22, 2017(MedPage Today) -- This week's topics include early adulthood weight gain and outcomes, the dangers of artificial sweeteners, an opioid reduction strategy, and consequences of reduced readmissions
- D.C. Week: McCain's Health Tops News July 22, 2017(MedPage Today) -- Also, CBO scores Senate's undead healthcare bill
- 30 others hospitalized; truck driver taken into custody July 23, 2017Eight people were found dead in the back of a tractor-trailer parked at a Walmart lot in San Antonio, authorities said early Sunday.
- Can Trump stop Mueller? July 22, 2017Robert Mueller's appointment as special counsel to lead the Russia probe in May caught President Donald Trump by surprise.
- Spicer: 'SNL' skits went from funny to mean July 22, 2017Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer discusses Melissa McCarthy's imitation of him on "Saturday Night Live."
- Are German car companies running a cartel? July 22, 2017Antitrust officials confirmed Saturday that they are investigating claims that the country's major carmakers may have been operating a cartel since the 1990s, colluding on everything from vehicle development and engines, to suppliers and diesel emissions systems.
- Opinion: Singer's death may help male sex abuse victims speak up July 23, 2017Many fans are shocked and heartbroken over the loss this week of Chester Bennington, the fierce lead singer for the rock band Linkin Park. Police say they are treating his death as a possible suicide, which would make the pain even harder to bear.
- Preparing for Emerging Infectious Diseases in the Perinatal Population July 19, 2017The unprecedented scale of the 2014–2015 Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa and the recent emergence and rapid spread of Zika virus infection and resultant neonatal sequelae show that the geographic range, spread, and effect of emerging infections are unpredictable. Lessons learned from analyzing the response of an academic medical center to care for pregnant […]
- Omega-3 Consumption During Pregnancy to Support Optimal Outcomes July 19, 2017Long-chain omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (n-3 LCPUFA), including docosahexaenoic acid, are components of cellular membranes that affect biological functioning. Most pregnant women consume inadequate amounts of n-3 LCPUFA and inadequately convert linolenic acid into docosahexaenoic acid. The purpose of this article is to educate nursing professionals on the importance of n-3 LCPUFA consumption during pregnancy […]
- Retrospective Evaluation of the Procedural Sedation Practices of Expert Nurses During Abortion Care July 17, 2017To evaluate the provision of procedural sedation during abortion by expert nurses and to describe the factors that are associated with time to discharge for women who receive this sedation.
- Administration of Fortifier by Finger Feeder During Breastfeeding in Preterm Infants July 12, 2017To evaluate the acceptance, adherence, and feasibility of fortifier administration by finger feeder during breastfeeding and to determine weight, length, and head circumference gains after discharge for preterm infants.
- Consensus Bundle on Severe Hypertension During Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period July 11, 2017Complications arising from hypertensive disorders of pregnancy are among the leading causes of preventable severe maternal morbidity and mortality. Timely and appropriate treatment has the potential to significantly reduce hypertension-related complications. To assist health care providers in achieving this goal, this patient safety bundle provides guidance to coordinate and standardize the care provided to women […]
- CDC Telebriefing: Transcript for Vital Signs African American Health May 3, 2017New Vital Signs Report – African Americans are living longer. The death rate for African Americans has declined about 25% over 17 years, primarily for those aged 65 years and older
- Annual EIS Conference looks to shape the future of public health - Digital Press Kit April 24, 2017The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will hold its 66th Annual Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) Conference April 24–27, 2017, in Atlanta.
- Rates of new diagnosed cases of type 1 and type 2 diabetes on the rise among children, teens - Press Release April 12, 2017Rates of new diagnosed cases of type 1 and type 2 diabetes are increasing among youth in the United States, according to a report, Incidence Trends of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes among Youths, 2002-2012, published today in the New England Journal of Medicine.
- 66th Annual EIS Conference - Media Advisory April 12, 2017CDC’s Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) will host the 66th Annual EIS Conference from April 24-27 in Atlanta. During the event, EIS officers—also known as CDC disease detectives—describe the investigations they conducted over the past year.
- CDC assisting investigation of animal material found in packaged salad - Media Statement April 8, 2017Experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are working with the Florida Department of Health and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to support an investigation of a dead bat that was found in a packaged salad purchased from a grocery store in Florida.
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