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Novel surface treatment could help improve safety of medical devices, prevent hospital infections

1 minute ago   |   News Medical

A hospital or medical clinic might be the last place you'd expect to pick up a nasty infection, but approximately 1.7 million Americans do each year, resulting in nearly...
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Officials Report a Possible Monkeypox Case in New York

2 hours ago   |   NY Times

The patient is under care at Bellevue Hospital while further testing is conducted.
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Treating pediatric psychiatric disorders with psychotropic drugs reduces later substance use disorder risk

4 hours ago   |   News Medical

One half of psychiatric and substance use disorders start by the age of 18; three-quarters by age 24. While these are concerning statistics, a new study from Massachusetts...
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CDC Says COVID Hospitalizations to Rise in Most States

CDC Says COVID Hospitalizations to Rise in Most States

4 hours ago   |   Web MD   |   3 articles

As U.S. COVID-19 cases reach the highest levels since mid-February, hospital admissions and deaths are projected to increase during the next four weeks, according to a new...
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76% of Long COVID Patients Were Not Hospitalized for Their Infection

76% of Long COVID Patients Were Not Hospitalized for Their Infection

6 hours ago   |   MedPageToday   |   2 articles

Most individuals with long COVID did not have an initial infection that would be considered severe, according to a white paper from FAIR Health that relied on private insurance...
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Here's How Doctors Are Trying to Help Long COVID Patients

Here's How Doctors Are Trying to Help Long COVID Patients

6 hours ago   |   MedPageToday   |   2 articles

Hospital systems in the New York metropolitan area were among the first in the nation to form multidisciplinary programs dedicated to treating long COVID. Two years later...
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Scientists devise method to prevent deadly hospital infections without antibiotics

6 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   2 articles

Some 1.7 million Americans each year acquire hospital infections, resulting in nearly 100,000 deaths from infection-related complications. The biggest culprits: medical devices...
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Case of Monkeypox Confirmed in Massachusetts

7 hours ago   |   Medscape   |   2 articles

The man has been hospitalized since May 12, and the diagnosis took 6 days to make because the disease is so rare. WebMD Health News
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Gout medicine improves survival for heart failure patients, study finds

7 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   2 articles

A common gout medication, colchicine, significantly improved survival rates for patients hospitalized with worsening heart failure, a new study found. The researchers believe...
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For patients with COPD, mortality higher after admission for pneumonia vs. exacerbation

For patients with COPD, mortality higher after admission for pneumonia vs. exacerbation

8 hours ago   |   Healio

Among patients with COPD, mortality was higher after hospital admission with pneumonia compared with admission with COPD exacerbation, according to results published in the...
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If there's one way to drive panic into the heart of a new parent, it's to tell them that the infant formula their baby relies on is suddenly unavailable. This has been the... Read more ...

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Still have an ATO debt? The taxman is coming to collect

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