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Florida's hospitals, like those across the rest of the nation, have received their spring report cards and more than a third earned an A, according to a nonprofit organization that advocates for safer health-care delivery. In the Sunshine State, 37...
Tags: Sanford, Daytona Beach, Human Interest, Apopka, Melbourne
For years, physicians have been inching their way to a better understanding of how -- and how well -- the drug ketamine, a "twilight drug" used to sedate some patients before a painful procedure, can lift someone with severe depression almost...
Q: I have several medications that are well beyond their expiration dates. Does that mean that they won't work — or are dangerous? A: The manufacturer's expiration date on most medications is 2-3 years from when the pills were made. This assumes...
Remember the last time you got a B in a class? Maybe a B was OK, a hard-earned accomplishment in a difficult, GPA-sinking course. Or perhaps a B just wasn't good enough — a subpar finish that left you mentally shaking a fist at other classmates....
This is the first of a two-part series updating women of all ages on the use of hormones. It is a pleasure to be back putting pencil to paper with good news for women going through "the change." A Global Consensus Statement, hot off the press in the...
Associated PressHARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Toxicology tests on the body of the Newtown school shooter did not turn up any alcohol, illegal drugs or prescription medications, an official close to the investigation said Tuesday. Adam Lanza, 20, fatally shot 20 first-...
The Kansas City StarKANSAS CITY, Mo. Tomas Young, the paralyzed Iraq war veteran who announced earlier this spring that he was ready to die, said that he has decided to live for now. "I decided I was going to hold on as long as I can until it becomes too unbearable for me,"...
The Orange County RegisterSANTA ANA, Calif. If you think today's world can be a perilous place for children, imagine life in the 1950s. Seat belts in cars were not widely used, much less required. A kid wearing a bike helmet would have been mocked mercilessly. The child-resistant...
In South Florida, home to some of the nation's worst AIDS rates, a trend worth celebrating came to a sad end last year when Broward and Palm Beach counties each reported two babies born HIV-positive. They were the first such cases since 2006 in Palm...
Tags: Abusive Behavior, HIV, AIDS, Health, Chemical Industry
I'm not statistician enough to know how much of the story U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster's editorial ("Time to repeal Obamacare," May 16) tells, but surely we agree that the existing health care system deserved overhaul. We are a sick nation, getting sicker,...
The Record, Stockton, Calif.Dr. Greg Bensch would like to see people change their thinking about asthma. Asthma is a chronic disease, but most people don't look at it that way. A chronic disease is a long-lasting health condition that can be controlled but not cured, such as...
Tribune Media ServicesSearching for a health care career where you’ll be a trusted adviser and partner in helping improve the care of patients? Consider the field of pharmacy. Nearly three-quarters of Americans rate pharmacists as having high or very high honesty and...
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