Surgery

Videos can spur family members to donate tissues, improve lives

More than 60 percent of people who die in the United States have not given consent for their tissues to be donated; receiving consent from next of kin can improve access to donor tissues. A new study examined two different ...

Health

Rotating night shifts may hamper healthy aging

Rotating night shift work is associated with a decreased probability of healthy aging among U.S. female nurses, according to a study published online May 4 in JAMA Network Open.

Health

How food and diet impact the treatment of disease

Today, the Center for Food As Medicine (famcenter.org) and the Hunter College NYC Food Policy Center (nycfoodpolicy.org) released its groundbreaking, 335 page (with more than 2500 citations), first ever, academic narrative ...

Medical economics

The 'haves and have-nots' of health information exchanges

Health information exchanges increase patient referrals among participating doctors, but that increase may be at the expense of physicians who aren't part of the exchange, according to a new University at Buffalo School of ...

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