Archive: 20/11/2012

Supplement use widespread among Americans

(HealthDay)—A new survey estimates that one in seven people in the United States regularly takes supplements that aren't vitamins or minerals—such as fish oil, echinacea or ginseng—but only 30 percent of them have had ...

Nov 20, 2012
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Magnet ingestion injuries on the rise among children

(Medical Xpress)—With many new toys hitting store shelves this holiday season, there is a lot to consider when picking the perfect gift for a child. While young ones may be creating their wish lists with a focus on the ...

Nov 20, 2012
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3Qs: Patients' access to doctors' notes examined

In a pilot study called Open­Notes, more than 100 primary-​​care physi­cians vol­un­teered to invite more than 20,000 patients to review their doc­tors' notes fol­lowing an office visit to deter­mine the effects ...

Nov 20, 2012
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