News tagged with medical practices

'Steep rise' in self-harm among teenage girls

University of Manchester researchers have found that reports of self-harm in girls aged between 13 and 16 rose by 68 percent between 2011 and 2014. Overall, girls had much higher rates than boys.

Oct 19, 2017
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Embezzlement widespread in medical practices

(HealthDay)—Embezzlement is widespread among medical practices, and knowing the warning signs is helpful for preventing it, according to an article published in Medical Economics.

Oct 01, 2017
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Prejudice in the emergency room

Every so often—a few times a year—a patient at Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) hospital in Portland refuses treatment in the emergency department from Esther Choo, M.D. '01, M.P.H. It's not because they consider ...

Aug 24, 2017
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Research raises antibiotic questions

A James Cook University scientist has warned about the side effects of overusing topical antibiotics, including concerns they're contributing to global antibiotic resistance.

Jul 12, 2017
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