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2013-07-18 23:20:53

Three of Four Top Hospitals on US News & World Report Honor Roll Choose Discharge 1-2-3 for Their Emergency Department Discharge Instructions Chicago, IL

2013-07-08 23:20:33

According to the Mayo Clinic, 7 out of 10 Americans are currently prescribed some form of medication.

2013-06-25 12:32:06

Rural women with breast cancer are less likely than their urban counterparts to receive recommended radiation therapy after having a lumpectomy, a breast-sparing surgery that removes only tumors and surrounding tissue.

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.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.