Anitbiotics vs. cranberries: Which one wins against urinary tract infections?
New Dutch research indicates that antibiotics may be more effective than cranberries, even if they contribute to a greater risk for antibiotic resistance.
Equal treatment policies get a makeover
According to the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2011 Healthcare Equality Index survey, an increasing number of U.S. healthcare facilities are working toward a more welcoming environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender patients.
How do we reduce wrong-site surgery risk?
The Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare teamed up with eight participating healthcare organizations to identify ways to decrease wrong-site surgery risk; click to read what they found.
Adult obesity continues to rise
According to a new report by Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, adult obesity rates increased in 16 states, with obesity rates above 25% in 38 states.
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