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Over-Reliance Of Pulse Oximetry For Children With Respiratory Infection
Among infants presenting to a pediatric emergency department with mild to moderate bronchiolitis, those with an artificially elevated oxygen saturation reading were less likel...
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Intervention Helps Smokers Quit Following Hospital Stay
Among hospitalized adult smokers who wanted to quit, a postdischarge intervention that included automated telephone calls and free medication resulted in higher sustained smok...
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Antibacterial Soap Exposes Health Workers To High Triclosan Levels
Handwashing with antibacterial soap exposes hospital workers to significant and potentially unsafe levels of triclosan, a widely-used chemical currently under review by the US...
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The Key To Saving Lives, Hands-Only CPR
Cardiac arrest – an electrical malfunction in the heart that causes an irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia) and disrupts the flow of blood to the brain, lungs and other organs - i...
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Opioid Users Breathe Easier With Novel Drug To Treat Respiratory Depression
People taking prescription opioids to treat moderate to severe pain may be able to breathe a little easier, literally. A study published in the September issue of Anesthesiolo...
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Anesthesia Professionals Not Sufficiently Aware Of Risks Of Postoperative Cognitive Side Effects
Postsurgical cognitive side effects can have major implications for the level of care, length of hospital stay, and the patient's perceived quality of care, especially in elde...
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Food Allergies More Widespread Among Inner-City Children
Already known for their higher-than-usual risk of asthma and environmental allergies, young inner-city children appear to suffer disproportionately from food allergies as well...
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New X-ray Imaging Developed By Scientists
Scientists have developed an x-ray imaging system that enables researchers to see 'live' how effective treatments are for cystic fibrosis. Published in the American Journal o...
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Severity Of Sleep Apnea Impacts Risk Of Resistant High Blood Pressure
A new study shows a strong association between severe, untreated obstructive sleep apnea and the risk of elevated blood pressure despite the use of high blood pressure medicat...
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AARC Launches Virtual Museum Website Tracks The Development Of Respiratory Care
Step into any healthcare setting today and you'll see people receiving a wide range of sophisticated care from respiratory therapists. But did you know their profession only d...
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RNA Combination Therapy For Lung Cancer Offers Promise For Personalized Medicine
Small RNA molecules, including microRNAs (miRNAs) and small interfering RNAs (siRNAs), offer tremendous potential for new therapeutic agents to inhibit cancer cell growth. How...
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Modern Anesthesia Traces Roots To The American Civil War
The use of the anesthetic agents ether and chloroform was first described in the 1840s by American physicians Crawford Long, William Morton, William Edward Clarke and James Si...
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Extremely High Mold Count Triggers Dangerous Air Quality Alert
A dangerous air quality alert was called today due to the extremely high count for mold detected in the Gottlieb Allergy Count. “Today’s mold count is the highest for the 201...
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Model To Predict COPD Hospital Readmission Developed
Researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have identified predictors of early rehospitalization among patients hospitalized for complications of chron...
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Prognosis Of Pneumonia: Value Of Respiratory Rate Often Overlooked
Pneumonia – a severe lung infection – is the most common disease calling for hospital admission. More than one out of ten pneumonia patients die of the disease. Thus it is vit...
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Treatment Developed By Biologists Shows Promise In Fighting Fibrotic Disease
A decade after first identifying serum amyloid P (SAP) as a key protein in human blood that controls routine tissue-related processes from scarring to healing, two Texas A&M U...
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A Breath Reveals A Hidden Image In Anti-Counterfeit Labels
An outline of Marilyn Monroe's iconic face appeared on the clear, plastic film when a researcher fogs it with her breath. Terry Shyu, a doctoral student in chemical engineeri...
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Wearable Tech For Disease Monitoring
A new wearable vapor sensor being developed at the University of Michigan could one day offer continuous disease monitoring for patients with diabetes, high blood pressure, an...
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Set Rituals Can Help Older People Remember To Take Asthma Meds
Storing it in the bathroom and making it part of a daily routine may be helpful advice that doctors can give their older asthmatic patients who struggle to remember to take th...
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New Guidelines Help Keep Asthma Out Of “Yellow Zone”
If you have asthma, you may have an asthma action plan with a “stoplight system” to help you recognize and respond to changes, and understand when symptoms are getting worse a...
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Running Reduces Risk Of Death Regardless Of Duration, Speed
Running for only a few minutes a day or at slow speeds may significantly reduce a person's risk of death from cardiovascular disease compared to someone who does not run, acco...
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Asthma Drugs Suppress Children's Growth, Study Suggest
Corticosteroid drugs that are given by inhalers to children with asthma may suppress their growth, evidence suggests. Two new systematic reviews published in The Cochrane Libr...
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Study Examines Postoperative Pneumonia Prevention Program In Surgical Ward
A postoperative pneumonia prevention program for patients in the surgical ward at a California Veterans Affairs hospital lowered the case rate for the condition, which can cau...
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Fist-Bumps, High-Fives More Hygienic Than Handshakes
A new study in the American Journal of Infection Control provides further evidence that fist-bumps are a more hygienic alternative to handshakes or high-fives in a healthcare ...
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Trees Save Lives, Reduce Respiratory Problems
In the first broad-scale estimate of air pollution removal by trees nationwide, US Forest Service scientists and collaborators calculated that trees are saving more than 850 h...
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