Recent Articles

December 8, 2017 9:34 am
Kay Ball, PhD, RN, CNOR, CMLSO, FAAN, Professor of Nursing, Otterbein University
The issue and hazards of surgical smoke have long been discussed. So why isn’t everyone already on board?
December 8, 2017 9:03 am
Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America
Healthcare epidemiologists play key role in emergency preparedness and response.
December 8, 2017 8:45 am
University of California - Los Angeles Health Sciences
The growing OpenNotes movement allows doctors to share visit notes with patients, who may then contribute to their own medical records via OurNotes.
December 8, 2017 8:33 am
Marilynn Marchione, AP Chief Medical Writer
A new study is the largest experiment so far to use liquid biopsies in testing for breast cancer.
December 7, 2017 9:27 am
Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health
Findings also indicate other high-risk patient groups much more common than 'opioid-shoppers.'
December 7, 2017 9:24 am
University College London
The revolutionary technology has been successfully used for minimally invasive heart surgery in pigs, giving an unprecedented, high-resolution view of soft tissues up to 2.5 cm in front of the instrument, inside the body.
December 6, 2017 9:16 am
Daniel Seeger
Recent research suggests ureteroscopes are prone to sterile processing shortcomings that are putting patients at risk.
December 6, 2017 9:09 am
Since 1967, more than 150,000 patients worldwide have benefited from heart transplantation, returning a nearly normal quality of life to those with end-stage heart failure while extending life by a median of 14 years.
December 6, 2017 9:07 am
Tom Murphy, AP Health Writer
DaVita Medical Group runs nearly 300 primary and specialty care clinics in several states and also has about three dozen urgent care centers and six outpatient surgery centers.
December 6, 2017 8:14 am
Patients who undergo lobectomy for the disease live longer.
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