Heart disease patients who become depressed are twice as likely to die within the following decade as other patients
The issue of overlapping surgery -- in which a doctor operates on two patients in different rooms during the same time period -- has ignited an impassioned debate in the medical community
The experience of independence in later life is defined primarily by and through function
HBO therapy specifically treats the primary defects that compromise healing
Still, the amount in 2015 is three times higher than at the turn of the century
Many physicians are not aware of how it's being abused
It costs about $500,000 to install a hyperbaric unit with two chambers. With Medicare's lucrative reimbursement policies, "hospitals can generate cash almost immediately"
"It's going to be a rough summer"
The policy calls on state medical boards to evaluate a physician's mental and physical health similarly, ensuring that a previously diagnosed mental health illness is not automatically considered as a current impairment to practice
Most hospitals in the U.S. have programs aimed at reducing sepsis, but few have designated sepsis nurses and coordinators
Cornerstone Hospice and Palliative Care's Dyspnea Self-Management Protocol involves a non-pharmacological approach to easing a patient's dyspnea and/or associated anxiety
'How Long Have I Got, Doc?' Why Many Cancer Patients Don't Have Answers
Over 2 million patients in the United States have implanted devices...more than 50 percent of these patients will need an MRI while the device is in place
Almost all couples have the potential to become parents using contemporary tools
Technological advances now allow us to cryopreserve oocytes effectively and efficiently
Historically, this type of integration has received strong support from health care leaders but has been difficult to operationalize.
The number of studies fully funded by the National Cancer Institute at the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology -- the world's largest gathering of cancer researchers -- has fallen 75 percent in the past decade.
Leveraging prenatal care to push Zika testing has its own shortcomings
As the nation's elderly population swells, more older Americans are visiting the emergency room, which can be an overcrowded, disorienting and even traumatic place.
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