News tagged with medical

eMR-ABC software improving brain care throughout Indiana

Older Indiana adults with dementia or depression will be among the best cared for elders in the nation beginning this month with the statewide roll-out of a unique automated decision-support system that enables their care ...

May 07, 2015
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Psychologists aim to help Dr Google

Psychologists are to improve online health information on lung cancer after research showed that family members are more likely to search online to encourage loved ones to seek help.

May 06, 2015
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Women's use of talc powder may be tied to ovarian cancer

Deane Berg's doctor called her in the day after Christmas 2006 to give her the crushing news. She'd had her ovaries removed, the pathology results were back, and the information could not have been much worse. Berg had stage ...

May 05, 2015
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Puerto Rico authorizes medical marijuana

Puerto Rico's Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla has authorized the use of marijuana for medicinal use, in a surprise move after the US possession's legislature failed to act on the issue.

May 04, 2015
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Emergency department opioid prescribing

The Emergency Department (ED) is at the convergence of the opioid epidemic as emergency physicians (EPs) routinely care for patients with adverse effects from opioids, including overdoses and those battling addiction, as ...

May 04, 2015
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