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Stars and Stripes
Volunteer docs, dentists fill holes in vet coverage
Ever since Ros Whiting left the Army in 1998, he's lived with holes in his mouth, the result of botched attempts to remove wisdom teeth.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
$14M awarded in lawsuit linking birth-control pill to stroke
First Alert Weather Alert: Flood Warning expires at 9:30 AM on 4/24, issued at 9:30 AM Brunswick, GA First Alert Weather Alert: Flood Warning expires at 10:03 PM on 4/23, issued at 10:03 PM Fort White, FL Packages of Bayer aspirin and Schering Yasmin contraceptive pills lie on a table at a pharmacy.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Evidence Points to Potential Benefits of Polypill for Heart Health
Taking one pill instead of three could be a powerful ally to prevent cardiovascular disease, according to a new Cochrane systematic review of the latest research on polypills from a team of scientists at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Warwick Medical School and Northwestern Medicine .
Warning on kids disease outbreak
The disease is common in young children with symptoms including high temperature and small blister-like lesions on the inside of the mouth, palms of hands, soles of feet and the nappy area.
Update on Colchicine
Manouchkathe Cassagnol, PharmD, CGP, BCPS Associate Clinical Professor Department of Clinical Pharmacy Practice St. John's University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Clinical Coordinator of Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy Long Island Jewish Medical Center Nicole M. Maisch, PharmD Associate Clinical Professor Department of Clinical Pharmacy ... (more)
Boomers' Dark Secret: Booze
A 70-year-old man suffers a heart attack and is brought into the Emergency Department.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
A liver biopsy is a procedure in which a small needle is inserted into the liver to collect a tissue sample.
Cape Cod Times
Aspirin urged to ward off pre-eclampsia
Pregnant women should take low-dose aspirin daily to reduce their chance of developing pre-eclampsia if they are at high risk for the life-threatening disorder, an influential government panel said Monday.
About The Bay: A Personal Look At The Cost Of Health Care
What's your life worth? It can be a difficult question until you spend time in the hospital, and then are faced with your bill.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
10p 'polypill' could save millions of lives
A "POLYPILL" costing around 10p and containing aspirin, statins and blood pressure medication could slash the number of deaths caused by heart attacks or stroke, scientists believe.
Optimal Duration of Dual Antiplatelet Therapy after Drug-Eluting...
Background-The risks and benefits of long-term dual antiplatelet therapy remain unclear.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Cambridge Evening News
The top 7 things Oasis did for us
Happy 20th Birthday to Oasis. You know what this means don't you? That was all 20 years ago.
Taking Blood Thinners With Certain Painkillers May Raise Bleeding Risk
People taking blood thinners to prevent clots in their legs or lungs may put themselves at risk for serious internal bleeding if they also take common painkillers such as aspirin or ibuprofen, researchers warn.
Courthouse News Service
Death Blamed on New Blood Thinner
Janssen Pharmaceuticals and Bayer "fervently marketed" an anticoagulant drug, Xarelto, "with no regard to the accuracy and misrepresentations of their misleading advertising," and without regard for reports of 356 serious, disabling or fatal injuries in a single quarter which it was the primary suspect, the heir of a woman who allegedly died from ... (more)
Sun Apr 13, 2014
@International Services Translates Your World with Across Language Talking
Over the last three decades, @International Services has been first in many breakthroughs in the language industry.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Surviving a heart attack: What to know, what to expect
But heart attacks will happen, a fact recognized by the Bellevue Fire Department.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Snubbed: Dutch firm smokes UK joint health claim ban
Maladroit: ASA rules against joint health claims, but the firm in question continues making them on its website and cannot be contacted Joint health claims made by a Dutch-made collagen, glucosamine and omega-3 based food supplement, have been kyboshed by the UK advertising watchdog.
High-On Treatment Platelet Reactivity as a Risk Factor for Secondary...
Individualizing antiplatelet therapy after platelet function testing did not improve outcome after coronary stenting in the ARCTIC study.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Patent Issued for Intravenous Formulation with Water-Soluble...
In , a heart attack occurs approximately every 20 seconds. Aspirin inhibition of cyclooxygenase has been shown to be beneficial in patients presenting with acute coronary syndrome and acute myocardial infarction.
Study confirms impact of clinician-patient relationship on health outcomes
A meta-analysis of studies that investigated measures designed to improve health professionals' interactions with patients confirms that such efforts can produce health effects just as beneficial as taking a daily aspirin to prevent heart attack.