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2014-06-30 16:27:04

CHICAGO, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Friday, June 27, the American College of Surgeons (ACS) hosted the ACS Surgical Health Care Quality Forum Iowa, featuring a panel

2013-06-18 15:35:39

Treating patients with dementia can be viewed as a difficult task for doctors, but Penn State College of Medicine researchers say that storytelling may be one way to improve medical students' perceptions of people affected by the condition.

2011-10-05 18:59:06

A tracheostomy performed within the first seven days after a severe head injury results in better overall patient outcome.

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2011-08-08 08:35:00

That first cigarette of the morning may be the most dangerous one you have all day.

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2011-05-17 06:05:00

Children who are obese, asthmatic, anxious or depressed are more likely to experience excessive daytime sleepiness.

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2011-05-02 07:06:08

Experimental research in bisphenol A, (BPA) suggests that prenatal BPA exposure causes asthma in mice.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.