Archive: 11/3/2009

Estrogen and stroke risk

Eighteen years ago this month the National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced that it would sponsor a landmark study to examine women and cardiovascular disease. Known as the Women's Health Initiative (WHI), the study enrolled ...

Nov 03, 2009 5 / 5 (1) 1

Glass Thermometers Still a Safety Hazard

( -- A study by emergency physicians at Children's Hospital Boston provides a wakeup call to parents to get rid of their old glass thermometers. A 12year review of patients seen in Children's emergency department ...

Nov 03, 2009 4 / 5 (1) 1