Pediatrics

Early term infants less likely to breastfeed

A new, prospective study provides evidence that "early term" infants (those born at 37-38 weeks) are less likely than full-term infants to be breastfeed within the first hour and at one month after birth. The early-term infants ...

Health

Study provides insight into use of critical care resources

A study by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators has found wide variation in the use of different hospital units—intensive care or general medical units—to deliver a type of advanced respiratory support called ...

Health

Hospitals charge 479 percent of cost of drugs on average

(HealthDay)—On average, hospitals mark up drugs by 479 percent of their cost, according to a report from The Moran Company, commissioned by the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA).

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