Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Inappropriate diagnosis of pneumonia common in hospitalized adults

Inappropriate diagnosis of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) in hospitalized adults is common, especially among older adults and those with dementia, according to a study published online March 25 in JAMA Internal Medicine.


Carrot or stick: Which is better motivation to exercise more?

Free cinema tickets or a step tracker paid for by your health insurance. Some insurers offer rewards to promote healthy behavior. But does the threat of losing something like a deposit work better? And what do patients think? ...

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