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Parents Perceive Using Agave Nectar, Placebo Are Better Than Doing Nothing For Cough In Kids

Provided by The JAMA Network Journals Pasteurized agave nectar and placebo were both perceived to be better by parents for treating nighttime cough and the resulting sleep difficulty in infants and toddlers than doing nothing at all, according...

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2014-10-31 16:24:30

Today's series covers Dr. Carl Bergstrom - Sex Offender Physician, High While At Work, Traded Pills for Cocaine CARMEL, Calif., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Bergstrom was arrested based on a report of sexual assault after a night of drinking. During the trial, the prosecution produced an audiotape which Dr. Bergstrom had accidentally created when he left his office dictation machine on. Dr. Bergstrom was heard buying cocaine, using cocaine, and trading cocaine for...

2014-10-30 16:27:41

Hospitals and health plans can now access condition-specific, evidence-based guidelines within their existing workflow SEATTLE, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MCG has certified integrations of Indicia for Case Management 3.0 and CareWebQI 6.0 with 17 leading electronic health record (EHR) and medical management system (MMS) solutions, enabling customers to access and use the industry's most comprehensive and trusted set of evidence-based care guidelines to support the delivery of high-value,...

2014-10-30 12:29:37

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When Hal Miner was rushed to a Kaiser Permanente hospital in Southern California several years ago, complaining of severe headaches and unable to write his own name, the emergency room medical staff immediately sized up the situation and ordered a CT scan. After the results came back, there was no time to wait: Hal needed brain surgery that night. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO "We have to do brain surgery tonight on...

2014-10-29 16:30:17

JERSEY CITY, N.J. and HOBOKEN, N.J. and BAYONNE, N.J., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CarePoint Health - Bayonne Medical Center, Christ Hospital and Hoboken University Medical Center were each honored with an "A" grade in the Fall 2014 Hospital Safety Score, which rates how well hospitals protect patients from errors, injuries and infections. The Hospital Safety Score is compiled under the guidance of the nation's leading experts on patient safety and is administered by The...

2014-10-29 08:35:05

Abbott Enters Large and Growing Catheter-Based Electrophysiology Market with Next-Generation Technologies to Improve Treatment of People with Atrial Fibrillation ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to purchase Topera, Inc., a private, venture-backed medical device company focused on developing innovative electrophysiology technologies to improve the diagnosis and treatment of atrial fibrillation,...

2014-10-29 08:33:34

Cardinal Health Foundation Calls for Applicants to E3 Grant Program DUBLIN, Ohio, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cardinal Health Foundation is currently accepting applications for grant funding from U.S., Canadian and Puerto Rican hospitals, health systems, community health clinics and other non-profit health care institutions to improve the effectiveness, efficiency and excellence of patient care. Cardinal Health Foundation E3 Grant Program applicants are encouraged to submit...

2014-10-29 08:33:20

Procedure was accomplished using the new Edge(TM) radiosurgery system for the precise, efficient, non-invasive treatment of cancer MIAMI, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A 71-year-old man with a tumor encroaching on his spinal cord was among the first people to receive treatment using a new Edge(TM) radiosurgery system, recently installed at Innovative Cancer Institute in Miami. A new radiosurgery platform from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR), the Edge offers doctors a fast,...

2014-10-29 08:32:43

Hospital-Acquired Infections, Accidents and Injuries Remain a Persistent Problem, Despite Signs of Hospital Efforts WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At a time of unprecedented attention on U.S. hospitals, statistics suggest that more than 1,000 people die each day in the U.S. because of preventable hospital errors. That doesn't include the many others who survive accidents and injuries that take place in a hospital setting, reinforcing the need for hospital vigilance and patient...

2014-10-28 23:15:52

Dr. David Schulsinger spearheads pilot study for ablation of renal cell carcinoma with SonaCare Medical’s Sonatherm® Laparoscopic Soft Tissue HIFU Surgical Ablation Device Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 SonaCare Medical, manufacturer of High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) ablative devices, announces ongoing progress at Stony Brook University in Stony Brook, NY where Dr. David Schulsinger and his team are conducting the first North American Institutional Review Board...

2014-10-28 23:12:16

Leading Health System to Leverage Explorys’ Risk Stratification and Mitigation Solutions to Better Predict Utilization and Improve Delivery of Care Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Explorys, the leader in big data-driven healthcare transformation, today announced that the North Shore-LIJ Health System (North Shore-LIJ), one of the nation's largest health systems, has selected Explorys to support its research and pay-for-performance programs, improve care quality, and reduce...


Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.