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Multiple Anesthesia Exposures Affect Learning and Attention (Thu, 26 Apr 2018)
THURSDAY, April 26, 2018 -- Children with multiple exposures to anesthesia before age 3 are more likely to develop adverse outcomes related to learning and attention, according to a recent study published in Anesthesiology. Danqing Hu, M.D., from...
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Patient Mortality Lower for Older Versus Young Surgeons (Thu, 26 Apr 2018)
THURSDAY, April 26, 2018 -- For patients undergoing non-elective surgery, patient mortality is lower for older versus younger surgeons, according to a study published online April 25 in The BMJ. Yusuke Tsugawa, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D., from the...
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Multiple Myeloma Risk May Be Up for WTC-Exposed Firefighters (Thu, 26 Apr 2018)
THURSDAY, April 26, 2018 -- World Trade Center-exposed firefighters have increased prevalence of monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS) and light-chain MGUS, which are precursors to multiple myeloma, as well as an increased cancer...
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Proactive Swallowing Rehab Program Helpful in Phalangeal CA (Thu, 26 Apr 2018)
THURSDAY, April 26, 2018 -- A proactive speech and language pathology (SLP) program is beneficial for patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC), according to a study published online April 19 in JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck...
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Saturday Is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day (Thu, 26 Apr 2018)
THURSDAY, April 26, 2017 -- The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and local agencies are holding the 15th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day across the country this Saturday, April 28. Pills or patches can be dropped off between 10 a.m. and...
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Pros and Cons for E-Cigarettes As Aid to Smoking Cessation (Thu, 26 Apr 2018)
THURSDAY, April 26, 2018 -- Evidence relating to the pros and cons of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) as helpful smoking cessation tools is presented and discussed in a head to head article published online April 25 in The BMJ. Paul Aveyard,...
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ACOG Committee Recommends Better, Ongoing Postpartum Care (Thu, 26 Apr 2018)
THURSDAY, April 26, 2018 -- Postpartum care should become an ongoing process rather than a single visit in order to optimize the health of women and infants, according to a Committee Opinion published in the May issue of Obstetrics &...
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