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Article ID: 23836

Palm Pilot Use in Pediatric Residency

Nationwide Children's Hospital

A study at Columbus Children's Hospital demonstrates that physicians are on board with the recent trend in the increased use of Palm PilotsË™ and other handheld computer devices.

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Article ID: 23712

Newest Hypertension Drugs May Improve Sexual Function

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

Sexual dysfunction in men with high blood pressure may be aided by the newest type of hypertension drug.

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Article ID: 23649

Core Biopsies Reduce Need for Surgical Biopsies

American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS)

Unnecessary surgical breast biopsies can be dramatically reduced if women with abnormal mammograms undergo core needle biopsies first, a new study shows. Core needle biopsies -- which don't scar or deform the breast -- are not yet the standard of care nationwide.

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Article ID: 23644

Radiologists Not Cardiologists Have More Experience

American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS)

More patients are undergoing non-surgical procedures to treat vascular disease in the lower part of their body, and more often than not, radiologists are the physicians performing the procedures, a new analysis shows.

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Two Year Follow-Up Is Not Necessary for Some Women

American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS)

Women who have an abnormal mammogram and sonogram and undergo an ultrasound guided fine needle aspiration are traditionally asked to have a mammogram every six months for two years to confirm that the abnormality isn't cancer. However, two-year follow-up is not necessary, a new study shows.

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Article ID: 23581

Parents not Locking up Guns

Pediatric Academic Societies

Parents do a reasonably good job of making their homes safe for children -- with one major exception, new University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill research indicates. As a group, they don't lock guns away where kids can't get at them.

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Article ID: 23571

Shopping for Cribs: Knowledge of Crib Sales

Pediatric Academic Societies

A Children's National Medical Center physician will present the results of a study that determined if information on safe infant sleeping practices, in an effort to prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), was available to parents at the time of purchasing a crib during the 2001 Pediatric Academic Societies annual meeting in Baltimore, Md.

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Article ID: 23565

Emergency Room Visits for High-Chair Related Injuries

Pediatric Academic Societies

A five-year study by a Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, emergency medicine specialist, indicates that injuries related to high chairs are common, particularly among children in their first year of life, and that using some type of restraint would prevent most of these injuries.

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Article ID: 23560

Juvenile Curfew's Effect on Emergency Room Visits

Pediatric Academic Societies

The effectiveness of a juvenile curfew ordinance on emergency department visits and EMS transports in the District of Columbia on May 1, is presented by a Children's National Medical Center physician.

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Article ID: 23559

Physicians, Low-Income Mothers Define Overweight Differently

Pediatric Academic Societies

To prevent obesity in young children, health professionals may need to focus more on improving general parenting skills and less on discussing growth charts with low-income mothers, according to a study presented today by researchers at the University of Chicago Hospitals.

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