Pertussis epidemic may be the worst in 50 years
||July 2010 |
As of June 15, California had recorded 910 cases of pertussis, a four-fold increase from the same period last year when 219 cases were recorded.
Nurses with revoked licenses still working in California
California’s Board of Registered Nursing has discovered that some 3,500 of its nurses have been punished for misconduct by other states — hundreds even had their licenses revoked — while maintaining clean licenses in California.
Diabetes drug linked to heart risks
A new study shows that the popular diabetes drug Avandia increases a patient’s risk of stroke, heart failure, and death.
New Yorkers have higher life expectancy
Studies show that people living in New York City live longer than those living anywhere else in the United States—but the reasons aren’t exactly clear.
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