(HealthDay)—A quality improvement project can increase jet injection of lidocaine (JIL) use with intravenous (IV) placements in the emergency department, according to a quality report published online March 9 in Pediatrics.
(HealthDay)—Most primary care physicians and pulmonologists recommend use of U.S. Food and Drug Administration-approved smoking cessation medications before use of electronic cigarettes, according to a letter to the editor ...
(HealthDay)—For patients with type 2 diabetes, not delaying intensification of oral antidiabetic drugs (OADs) is associated with greater reductions in hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c), and with reduced risks of cardiovascular events ...
(HealthDay)—Prescription drug abuse has seeped into the American workplace, with 70 percent of businesses saying it affects their workers, a new survey reveals.
(HealthDay)—Two additional quick-reference tools, which offer guidance on management of various thyroid disorders, have been launched by the American Thyroid Association.
Two people are critically sick in San Francisco after drinking tea from the same Chinatown herbalist.
Medical tourism has grown into a healthy travel sector as people shop beyond their borders for everything from dental work to plastic surgery, say experts at Berlin's ITB travel fair.