News tagged with medical

The health benefits of texting

Communication between physicians and other health care providers and their patients may be taking on an entirely new dimension through text messaging, according to David Finitsis, a Ph.D. candidate in clinical ...

Mar 13, 2014
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Cuddlers soothe babies too sick, tiny to go home

At the University of Chicago's Comer Children's Hospital and several other hospitals around the U.S., strangers offer a simple yet powerful service for newborns too tiny or sick to go home.

Mar 13, 2014
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Prehospital stroke alerts speed door-to-CT times

(HealthDay)—Emergency medical services (EMS) prenotification regarding the arrival of patients who have had a stroke allows patients to bypass the emergency department and undergo computed tomography (CT) ...

Mar 12, 2014
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