Archive: 09/28/2009

Adverse drug events: a large burden in pediatric care

( -- An 11year national analysis at Children's Hospital Boston shows that side effects or accidental overdoses of medications are a common complication of outpatient care in children, generating more than half ...

Sep 28, 2009
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A pet in your life keeps the doctor away

Lowers blood pressure, encourages exercise, improves psychological health— these may sound like the effects of a miracle drug, but they are actually among the benefits of owning a four-legged, furry pet. This fall, the ...

Sep 28, 2009
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1 in 8 strokes is preceded by 'warning stroke'

One out of every eight strokes is preceded by a "warning stroke," which is a transient ischemic attack (TIA) or mild stroke, according to research published in the September 29, 2009, print issue of Neurology.

Sep 28, 2009
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