News tagged with sudden death

Program delivers healthy behaviors door-to-door

In underserved areas like North Philadelphia, existing research shows a nearly 10 percent higher smoking rate than in the general population, with a lower quit rate to boot. The consequences of this public health problem ...

dateMar 01, 2010 in Health
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Hospices not deactivating defibrillators in patients

Researchers from Mount Sinai School of Medicine have found that patients admitted to hospice care who have an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) are rarely having their ICDs deactivated and are receiving electrical ...

dateMar 01, 2010 in Health
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