New Cancer Treatments Lie Hidden Under Mountains of Paperwork
Guideposts to powerful treatments may be buried in the nation’s medical records. But there is no easy way to gather those records or to get them...
Dozens hospitalized after allegedly ingesting K2 in Brooklyn neighborhood
At least 25 people were hospitalized on Saturday after police responded to reports of a mass overdose outside of a neighborhood deli in Brooklyn.
New Hope for Women with Fistula Injuries
The health care systems in the United States and other industrialized countries have outgrown many of the childbirth-related injuries that are...
Mom gets birthmark painted on face to match young son
A mom paid tribute to her son by having a perfect replica of his birthmark painted on her face, so she could walk in his shoes for a day.
Preventing Murder by Addressing Domestic Violence
Researchers at Case Western Reserve University found 45 percent of victims were at high risk for homicide and severe assault, in a one-year...
Bladder Cancer Model Could Pave the Way for Better Drug Efficacy Studies
In the journal Cancer Research, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers report they have developed a model of luminal bladder...
Personal Health: How to Age Well and Stay in Your Home
Don’t wait for a crisis like a broken hip to modify an older person’s home.
The New Health Care: What Barbershops Can Teach About Delivering Health Care
One reason that an experiment to reduce high blood pressure in a high-risk population succeeded is that it adapted its approach to encourage trust.
1 in 10 Parents Say Their Child Has Gotten Sick From Spoiled or Contaminated Food
Few parents are using some simple strategies to protect kids from food poisoning outside the home, such as at a potluck or restaurant, according...
Multidisciplinary Lung Health Clinic Helps Low-Income Patients
A new study demonstrates that a comprehensive and multidisciplinary clinic for low-income and homeless individuals with respiratory disease can...
Inpatient Opioid Use and Insufficient Weaning Pre-discharge May Increase Outpatient Opioid Prescription Use
Patients who receive an opioid for most of their hospital stay and patients who are still taking an opioid within 12 hours of being discharged...
In Utero Exposure to Carbon Monoxide Increases Infants' Risk of Poor Lung Function
Exposure to elevated levels of carbon monoxide (CO) in utero increases infants' risk of poor lung function at one month after birth, according to...