For family members struggling with addiction, bottles of pills lying around the house can be hard to resist
To understand the effects of radiation and gauge its danger one needs to understand how we measure radiation
The successful use of Botox as a novel analgesic is providing renewed hope in patients with refractory chronic pain involving the trigeminal system
Researchers describe the relationship between obesity and depression as "bidirectional"
Death rates for older adults with asthma are five times that of younger patients
Unlike many solid cancers where new targeted therapies that are coming out every day, progress in AML has been extremely sluggish, until recently
In their quest to heal, they turn to expensive and sometimes painful procedures, and products that often don't work
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
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