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Quality improvement methods improve asthma care

(HealthDay)—Implementation of quality improvement (QI) methods can improve timely administration of short-acting β-agonists (SABAs) for acute asthma in a pediatric emergency department, according to a study published online ...

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Examining the effects of regulating tobacco sales

State actions to regulate retail sales of tobacco nearly doubled between 2012 and 2014, according to new research from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis, but much of that activity involved e-cigarettes, ...

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Want to exercise more? Get yourself some competition

Imagine you're a CEO trying to get your employees to exercise. Most health incentive programs have an array of tools—pamphlets, websites, pedometers, coaching, team activities, step challenges, money—but what actually ...

Oct 27, 2016
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FDA warns of dangers from testosterone supplements

(HealthDay)—Supplemental testosterone and related anabolic-androgenic steroids (AAS) can cause heart attacks, personality changes and infertility, and are easily abused, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns.

Oct 26, 2016
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New trials offer hope for TB treatment

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Prevalence of immunosuppression among US adults

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