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Newswise: Why Respiratory Infections Are More Deadly in Those with Diabetes

Article ID: 721028

Why Respiratory Infections Are More Deadly in Those with Diabetes

University of Maryland Medical Center

Researchers from the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) have demonstrated in a new study, published earlier this week in the Journal of Clinical Investigation Insight, how diabetes contributes to mortality from MERS-CoV infections, and the finding could shed light on why other respiratory illnesses like the flu or pneumonia might strike those with diabetes more severely.

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18-Oct-2019 3:45 PM EDT
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Newswise: Oncology Pharmacists: An Essential Partner in the Cancer Journey

Article ID: 720894

Oncology Pharmacists: An Essential Partner in the Cancer Journey

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

One of the hallmarks of a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center is the unique oncology expertise exhibited by its clinical team, including board certified oncology pharmacists. A Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey expert shares more on their role in patient care.

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18-Oct-2019 8:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 720970

Bipartisan Solution to Surprise Medical Bills Reaches 100 Co-Sponsors

American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

Today, hundreds of thousands of physicians unified under the Out of the Middle Coalition applaud Representatives Raul Ruiz, MD, (D-Calif.) and Phil Roe, MD, (R-Tenn.), for reaching 100 cosponsors on their bipartisan solution to address surprise medical bills.

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17-Oct-2019 4:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 720967

Lower Rates of Patient Safety Events on Psychiatric Units at VA Hospitals

American Heart Association (AHA)

Inpatient psychiatric units at Veterans Health Administration (VHA) medical centers have lower rates of adverse events and medical errors, compared to psychiatric units at general hospitals, reports a study in the November issue of Medical Care. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

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17-Oct-2019 3:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 720732

Occupational Medical Society Urges U.S. Congress to Consider Implications for Workplace Safety if Marijuana Is Legalized

American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM)

As Congress looks at legislative proposals relating to federal marijuana policy, the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) cautions legislators to avoid piecemeal solutions and to carefully consider the impact of any federal marijuana legislation on workplace safety.

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14-Oct-2019 3:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: Center for Future of Surgery Expands at UC San Diego School of Medicine

Article ID: 720723

Center for Future of Surgery Expands at UC San Diego School of Medicine

University of California San Diego Health

In Fall 2019, the Center for the Future of Surgery at UC San Diego School of Medicine expanded to address the newest surgical trends, especially those benefiting the brain and the nervous system.

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14-Oct-2019 2:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 718992

American Society of Anesthesiologists Hosts ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2019

American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

Cutting-edge research aimed at improving the patient experience and safety for millions of people undergoing surgeries and seeking acute and chronic pain relief will be showcased at ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2019, the annual meeting of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA), Oct. 19-23, in Orlando.

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