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Alcohol study yields surprising results

The mortality of alcohol dependent patients in general hospitals is many times higher than that of patients without alcohol dependency. In addition, they die about 7.6 years earlier on average than hospital patients without ...

Apr 02, 2015
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Quality improvement intervention cuts tests ordered

(HealthDay)—Implementation of a multifaceted quality improvement intervention is associated with a decrease in the number of ordered laboratory tests, according to a study published online March 21 in the ...

Apr 01, 2015
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Spanish hospital conducts complex face transplant

A Spanish hospital said Monday it has successfully carried out the world's most complex face transplant, reconstructing the lower face, neck, mouth, tongue and back of the throat of a man terribly disfigured by disease.

Mar 30, 2015
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