Does racial discrimination dictate care in the ED?
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||October 2010 |
A new study reveals that black and Hispanic patients in the U.S. who seek care for chest pain in EDs are less likely to be classified as needing immediate care than white patients with similar symptoms.
Parents urged to stop using baby sleep positioners
Sleep positioners marketed with the promise of helping babies sleep safely are too dangerous to use and should not be sold, U.S. officials warn.
First Lady asks nurses to spread the word about new healthcare act
Michelle Obama credits nurses with helping to get the healthcare law passed and says that their help is needed again.
Avandia use restricted in the U.S.
U.S. patients will be allowed to take rosiglitazone only as a last resort for blood-sugar control, and physicians will have to justify their decision to prescribe the drug.
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