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Rabies Warning Issued for Walt Disney World Resort Area
Laboratory tests confirm rabies in a cat that scratched two cast members
Friday, July 12, 2019

U.S. Health, Economic Burden of Uncontrolled Asthma Projected
U.S. teens, adults expected to lose about 15.46 million QALYs over 20 years due to uncontrolled asthma
Friday, July 12, 2019

Serious Misdiagnosis-Related Harms Mostly Due to 'Big Three'
Vascular events, infections, cancers account for 74.1 percent of high-severity misdiagnosis-related harms
Friday, July 12, 2019

Kratom Use Associated With Significant Toxicities
Most common effects include agitation, tachycardia, drowsiness, vomiting, confusion
Friday, July 12, 2019

Health Care Professionals Exhibit Gender Bias
Biases associate men with careers and surgery and women with family and family medicine
Thursday, July 11, 2019

Rimegepant Shows Promise for Relief From Migraine Attacks
Increase seen in percentage of patients free from pain, from their most bothersome symptom at two hours
Thursday, July 11, 2019

About 12 Percent With Ankle Sprain Fill Opioid Prescriptions
Among opioid-naive patients, 8.4 percent of those who filled an initial opioid Rx had persistent use
Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Most U.S. Adults Are Concerned About Antibiotic Resistance
However, almost half of survey respondents have not taken antibiotics as prescribed in the past
Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Flesh-Eating Bacteria Claims Life of Florida Woman
There are about 700 to 1,200 cases of necrotizing fasciitis reported each year in the United States
Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Considerable Number of Patients Receive Surprise Hospital Charges
18 percent of all ED visits, 16 percent of in-network hospital stays have at least one out-of-network charge
Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Stewardship Intervention Can Cut Inappropriate Rx by a Third
Findings observed for acute respiratory infection in emergency departments and urgent care centers
Monday, July 1, 2019

MSSP ACOs May Not Improve Spending, Quality of Care
After adjustment for clinicians' nonrandom exit, no link seen with improvements in spending, quality
Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Americans Concerned About Clinician Burnout
Most survey respondents believe burnout is tied to lower quality of care
Wednesday, June 26, 2019

FDA Warns Two Kratom Marketers About False Claims
Warning letters sent to companies illegally selling unapproved, misbranded kratom-containing drug products
Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Smoking Confers Greatest Risk for Major Heart Attack for Women
Relative risk between men and women highest at ages 50 to 64, but highest increase seen at ages 18 to 49
Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Anxiety With Type 2 Diabetes Tied to High-Cost Health Care Use
Anxiety and type 2 diabetes related to frequent visits to ED, high costs but not total hospitalization costs
Monday, June 24, 2019

2018 to 2019 Influenza Season in U.S. Was Longest in 10 Years
Season was of moderate severity and lasted 21 weeks; illness mainly attributed to influenza A viruses
Thursday, June 20, 2019

New England Journal of Medicine Picks New Editor-in-Chief
Eric J. Rubin succeeds Jeffrey Drazen, who has been the editor-in-chief since 2000
Thursday, June 20, 2019

Health Care Workers With ARIs Often Work While Symptomatic
Likelihood of working higher if symptoms less severe and on illness onset date versus subsequent days
Thursday, June 20, 2019

Outpatient Office Visits Increased With Access to Patient Portal
For patients with diabetes and chronic conditions, portal linked to fewer ED visits
Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Many Young Children Treated in ED for Injuries From Personal Care Products
During 15-year study period, 64,686 children younger than 5 treated in emergency departments
Tuesday, June 18, 2019


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