Health

UTMB develops new online tool for nurses

As tremendous advances are made in medicine, practitioners have new tools, but they also have more information to absorb and incorporate to provide evidence-based patient care: integrating best research evidence with clinical ...

Addiction

Three persistent myths about heroin use and overdose deaths

Philip Seymour Hoffman's death earlier this week from a suspected heroin overdose unleashed the usual media coverage of deaths related to this drug. While the actor's actual cause of death has not yet been determined, it's ...

Health

A wake-up call for parents who smack their children

Most parents want what's best for their children. But when it comes to discipline, some misguidedly use physical force to punish or intimidate. Let's be clear: hitting and unnecessarily hurting children is never justified ...

Health

New website helps parents manage children's pain after surgery

(Medical Xpress)—When a young child has surgery, parents rely on doctors and nurses for advice on how to prepare and support children during the procedure and immediately afterwards. But once that child gets home, parents ...

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