Archive: 5/01/2016

Medication errors: tips to keep you safe

Medication errors are very common. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 82 percent of adults are on at least one medication and 29 percent take five or more. With numbers such as those, it's no wonder ...

Jan 05, 2016
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E-cigarettes damage DNA in lab study

Heavy exposure to electronic cigarette vapor damages DNA in cell cultures, causing genetic instability that could lead to cancer, according to a study by VA San Diego Healthcare System and University of California, San Diego, ...

Jan 05, 2016
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Researchers argue in defense of the annual check-up

(HealthDay)—Arguments urging doctors to abandon routine physical exams are based on insufficient evidence, according to an Ideas and Opinions piece published online Jan. 5 in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

Jan 05, 2016
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