A Doctor's Age May Matter With Emergency Surgery

WEDNESDAY, April 25, 2018 — If you need an emergency operation, you’re in safer hands with an older surgeon, new research suggests.
“These findings provide evidence of a learning curve in surgical practice that has a meaningful impact on patients’…
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HIV Drug, Tenofovir, Appears Safe During Pregnancy

WEDNESDAY, April 25, 2018 — Drugs to prevent HIV-positive pregnant women from infecting their unborn babies appear safe and don’t raise the risk for premature birth or infant death, new research indicates.
The U.S. scientists said their findings…
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Many Opioid Overdoses May Be Suicides

WEDNESDAY, April 25, 2018 — As the United States grapples with an ongoing opioid epidemic, experts are calling attention to a hidden aspect of the crisis: Many overdose deaths may, in fact, be suicides.
The researchers describe suicide as a “silent…
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HIV Drug Appears Safe During Pregnancy

WEDNESDAY, April 25, 2018 — Drugs to prevent HIV-positive pregnant women from infecting their unborn babies appear safe and don’t raise the risk for premature birth or infant death, new research indicates.
The U.S. scientists said their findings…
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Cases Rise in E. Coli Outbreak Tied to Romaine Lettuce

WEDNESDAY, April 25, 2018 — The number of illnesses linked to Arizona romaine lettuce tainted with E. coli have risen sharply, from 53 cases a week ago to 84 on Wednesday.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that three more…
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Restless Legs Linked to Brain Changes

WEDNESDAY, April 25, 2018 — Structural changes in the area of the brain that processes sensations may be linked with restless legs syndrome, a new study suggests.
People with restless legs syndrome experience uncomfortable sensations in the legs…
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As Weather Changes, So Do Social Media Posts

WEDNESDAY, April 25, 2018 — Too hot, too cold, too humid: Weather may influence whether or not people post negative comments on social media, researchers report.
They compared weather conditions in relation to 2.4 billion Facebook posts and 1.1…
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