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Heart attack and stroke patients prescribed statin medication upon discharge have better outcomes

Added: 23.06.2018 2:13 | 0 views | 0 comments

Patients with a prior history of heart attacks or stroke have better outcomes when cholesterol-lowering medications are used after they're discharged from the hospital, according to a new study.

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School cafeteria worker keeps feeding the hungry after the bell rings

Added: 23.06.2018 0:27 | 1 views | 0 comments

Auntie Debra, as she's known at Hoover High School, doles out a heaping helping of hospitality every lunch hour. It's just her first course of kindness.


Most hospitals now require workers to get flu shots -- except those that treat veterans

Added: 23.06.2018 0:18 | 5 views | 0 comments

A new study shows a rapid rise in the percentage of hospitals that require their workers to be vaccinated against influenza -- except among hospitals that focus on treating the nation's military veterans. The percentage of Veterans Affairs hospitals that have a flu vaccine mandate rose from 1 percent in 2013 to 4 percent in 2017. But at the same time, the percentage of non-VA hospitals requiring shots rose from 44 percent to nearly 70 percent.

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Sarah Hyland Shares Hospital Selfie: "Torn From Work Against My Will"

Added: 22.06.2018 20:28 | 10 views | 0 comments

Sarah Hyland shocked fans on Thursday night when she posted on Instagram Stories a selfie showing her sporting a swollen face in a hospital room. The 27-year-old Modern Family actress...


How tech bugs could be killing thousands in our hospitals

Added: 22.06.2018 16:58 | 1 views | 0 comments

From falsely calculated drug doses to data-entry error, the true toll of medical IT glitches is only just becoming apparent – but there are obvious fixes

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Smokers in clinical studies who say they've quit often haven't

Added: 22.06.2018 16:53 | 3 views | 0 comments

A new US study published by the scientific journal Addiction has found that a high proportion of smokers enrolled in stop-smoking programs during a hospital stay report having quit when in fact...

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Joe Jackson Hospitalized with Terminal Cancer

Added: 22.06.2018 16:16 | 13 views | 0 comments

Joe Jackson is in a hospital with terminal cancer, TMZ has learned, and his family has been flocking to his bedside. Family sources tell us, Joe has been battling the illness for some time, but it is at the end stages. We're told his wife,...


The New Old Age: Breathing Tubes Fail to Save Many Older Patients

Added: 22.06.2018 14:30 | 17 views | 0 comments

One-third of patients over age 65 die in the hospital after they are put on ventilators. Doctors are beginning to wonder if the procedure should be used so often.

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