Almost Half of Young Asthma Patients Misuse Inhalers

FRIDAY, April 19, 2019 — Many children with asthma don’t use their inhalers properly and don’t get a full dose of medicine, researchers report.
They evaluated inhaler use among 113 children between the ages of 2 and 16 who were hospitalized for…
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Do Hospitals Have Flu's Spread Under Control?

FRIDAY, April 19, 2019 — Many hospital workers and patients spread the flu before they show any symptoms, a new study says.
The bottom line: Current flu infection control measures in hospitals may be inadequate, the Swiss researchers say.
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'Superbugs' Hang Out on Hospital Patients

FRIDAY, April 19, 2019 — If you weren’t already worried enough about what germs lurk in hospitals, a new study shows ‘superbugs’ are common on patients and the things they touch.
Even worse, these bacteria are resistant to multiple antibiotics, the…
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Heart Patients Pay the Price When Nearby Pharmacy Closes

FRIDAY, April 19, 2019 — When a neighborhood pharmacy shuts down, it could have dire repercussions for heart patients living nearby, new research suggests.
That’s because such closures could mean patients skip or stop taking the prescriptions they…
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