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CT scans for dizziness in the ER: Worth the cost?

Performing CT scans in the emergency department for patients experiencing dizziness may not be worth the expense – an important finding from Henry Ford Hospital researchers as hospitals across the country look for ways ...

Jan 26, 2012
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Cassava - not always so healthy

Cassava based products are establishing a growing foothold in the Australian health food market, however, new research shows that some imported products contain dangerous levels of the poison cyanide.

Sep 22, 2011
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Dizziness refers to an impairment in spatial perception and stability. The term is somewhat imprecise. It can be used to mean vertigo, presyncope, disequilibrium, or a non-specific feeling such as giddiness or foolishness.

One can induce dizziness by engaging in disorientating activities such as spinning.

A stroke is the cause of isolated dizziness in 0.7% of people who present to the emergency room.

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