Sepsis is the leading cause of death to hospitalized patients, but to bring down the sepsis-related mortality rate, prevention and care of other major contributing factors would need to change significantly, according to new research published Friday in… 185 more words
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By Sabina Mollot
Despite some pretty stringent rules about immunization in schools, measles has made its comeback. So far, cases have been reported in 10 states, including New York, where there have been over 200 reported cases, all in Orthodox Jewish enclaves upstate as well as in Brooklyn. 874 more words
One sewing group continued to help refugees even after the war was over.
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The Women’s Working Party maintains a good attendance on Wednesdays at 2.30. 37 more words
A new study shows something many healthcare patients know all too well: hospitals are charging significant premiums on some of the most-used prescription drugs.
In a new study of 34 hospital systems, Wall Street firm AllianceBernstein found that the average drug prices in a hospital are three to seven times higher than what Medicare charges for the same medication, … 185 more words