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Format: 2014-10-21
Format: 2014-10-21

Ethicist Calls CPR Too Risky in Ebola

21 Oct 2014
The medical ethicist Dr. Joseph J. Fins says a medical team shouldn’t try CPR on an Ebola patient because the risks are too great for health care workers and even for some patients.

Well: Hard Lesson in Sleep for Teenagers

20 Oct 2014
Adolescents who do not receive adequate rest have trouble keeping up in the classroom and are more vulnerable to other health problems. And catching up on sleep on the weekend won’t help.

Profiles in Science: The Malaria Fighter

20 Oct 2014
Although he does nothing to court publicity, many call Rear Adm. Timothy Ziemer one of the most effective leaders in public health.

France Pressures Berlin for Stimulus Plan

20 Oct 2014
French ministers urged Germany to put in place a three-year, €50 billion stimulus program, deepening the confrontation over economic policy between Paris and Berlin.

Healthy lifestyle lowered HF risk in postmenopausal women

20 Oct 2014
In postmenopausal women, an increasingly healthy lifestyle was associated with decreasing risk for HF, regardless of prior CV conditions.Researchers for a new study evaluated the effect of a...

Nigeria declared free of Ebola

20 Oct 2014
The World Health Organization declares Nigeria officially free of Ebola - hailing it a "spectacular success story" - after six weeks with no new cases.

DES reduced mortality vs. BMS in stenosis of saphenous vein grafts

20 Oct 2014
Drug-eluting stents were associated with a 28% reduction in mortality compared with bare-metal stents in a cohort of patients undergoing PCI for stenosis of saphenous vein grafts, according to new...

Sen. Rand Paul: ACA limits free marketplace in health care

20 Oct 2014
CHICAGO — The free market, not government, should drive the pricing and delivery of health care, Sen. Rand Paul, MD, said  at the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting here.The Affordable Care...

Sen. Rand Paul: ACA limits free marketplace in health care

20 Oct 2014
CHICAGO — The free market, not government, should drive the pricing and delivery of health care, Sen. Rand Paul, MD, said  at the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting here.The Affordable Care...

ED visits increased among children in California, regardless of insurance type

20 Oct 2014
From 2005 to 2010, ED visits in California significantly increased among children across all insurance types, including those without insurance, according to study findings published in JAMA.Renee Y...

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