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2012-05-16 11:24:31

Mortality rate steady despite surge in runners finishing 26.2-mile races Even though hundreds of thousands more people finished grueling 26.2 mile marathons in the United States in 2009 compared to a decade earlier, a runner´s risk of dying during or soon after the race has remained very low – about .75 per 100,000, new Johns Hopkins research suggests. Men, however, were twice as likely to die as women. “It´s very dramatic when someone dies on the course, but...

2011-08-25 21:37:31

Johns Hopkins study suggests unfamiliarity with surroundings may contribute to more frequent serious medication errors Temporary staff members working in a hospital's fast-paced emergency department are twice as likely as permanent employees to be involved in medication errors that harm patients, new Johns Hopkins research suggests. Results of the research raise serious issues related to temporary nursing staff in particular because they already are a substantial and growing part of the...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.