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Incidental pregnancy rates of perioperative females aged 10-21 at Texas Children's Hospital based on EMR review: Opportunities for Improvement

6 minutes ago   |   Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology

Background: Teenage pregnancy represents 13%-23% of total pregnancies in the United States (1). Most hospital admissions in this age group are for surgical reasons (2). Because...
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Novel surface treatment could help improve safety of medical devices, prevent hospital infections

1 hour 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

3 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

5 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

5 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

7 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

7 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

7 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

8 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

8 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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New funding boost to combat antibiotic resistance

Antibiotics have saved countless lives since they were introduced in the 1940s, curing infections and making procedures like chemotherapy and surgeries safer. But their... Read more ...

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NIH team documents various types of neuropathy after COVID vaccination

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New flexible, breathable gas sensors have potential applications in health...

Newly developed flexible, porous and highly sensitive nitrogen dioxide sensors that can be applied to skin and clothing have potential applications in health care... Read more ...