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US Becoming A ‘Medication Nation’ With Rampant Use Of Prescription Drugs
2013-06-19 19:34:10

A new study from the Mayo Clinic on our ‘Medication Nation’ showed that almost 70 percent of Americans are being prescribed at least one prescription drug.

2013-06-14 13:56:10

Mayo Clinic and Cayetano Heredia Peruvian University researchers have partnered on a study showing that Peruvian physicians rarely sought to involve their patients in shared decision-making regarding medical care.

2013-06-12 16:06:34

The painful rheumatic condition gout is often associated with the big toe, but it turns out that patients at highest risk of further flare-ups are those whose gout first involved other joints, such as a knee or elbow, Mayo Clinic has found.

Anesthetic Effective Against Depression
2013-06-05 09:38:04

New research funded by the Mayo Clinic found that low doses of the general anesthetic ketamine that is typically used during minor surgeries could be an effective treatment for depression.

2013-06-03 12:27:59

Even though a majority of U.S. oncologists report satisfaction with their careers, many say they have experienced at least one symptom of burnout.

2013-05-21 23:15:56

More Than 40 Million to Gain Access to World-Class Wellness Programs Raleigh, NC and Rochester, MN (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 Workplace Options, a global employee


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.