Julie Lapinsky

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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Critical Care Medicine:

    FRIDAY, Aug. 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many health-care providers don't follow guidelines meant to reduce the risk of infection from catheters placed in the arteries of intensive care unit patients, a new study finds.

    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says health-care...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Geriatric Medicine:

    TUESDAY, Aug. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Seniors are much more likely than younger people to find themselves in the hospital after outpatient surgery, a new study finds.

    "These seniors were supposed to stay out of the hospital since the procedures were performed in the ambulatory settin...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Radiology:

    MONDAY, Aug. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children are receiving fewer CT scans now than a decade ago, dovetailing with a move to radiation-free MRI scans and ultrasounds, a recent study shows.

    Though several reasons might explain the shift, the study's lead author, Dr. Michelle Parker, ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Advanced Practice Nursing:

    MONDAY, Aug. 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Concerns about hospital "superbugs" have spotlighted the need to prevent the spread of germs in health-care settings. But a new report reveals a disturbing lack of knowledge on something as basic as proper cleaning of a patient's room.

    Very little...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Advanced Practice Nursing:

    MONDAY, Aug. 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Concerns about hospital "superbugs" have spotlighted the need to prevent the spread of germs in health-care settings. But a new report reveals a disturbing lack of knowledge on something as basic as proper cleaning of a patient's room.

    Very little...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Infectious Disease:

    FRIDAY, Aug. 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research reveals high rates of hepatitis C infection among intravenous drug users and baby boomers seen in urban emergency departments.

    And three-quarters of those who tested positive for the potentially deadly virus did not know they were infe...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Infectious Disease:

    FRIDAY, Aug. 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research reveals high rates of hepatitis C infection among intravenous drug users and baby boomers seen in urban emergency departments.

    And three-quarters of those who tested positive for the potentially deadly virus did not know they were infe...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health & General Preventive Medicine:

    TUESDAY, Aug. 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- An immediate, focused effort to halt the spread of antibiotic-resistant germs could save tens of thousands of lives and prevent hundreds of thousands of new infections over the next five years, a new government report suggests.

    As many as 37,000 l...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health & General Preventive Medicine:

    TUESDAY, Aug. 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- An immediate, focused effort to halt the spread of antibiotic-resistant germs could save tens of thousands of lives and prevent hundreds of thousands of new infections over the next five years, a new government report suggests.

    As many as 37,000 l...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Advanced Practice Nursing:

    FRIDAY, July 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Stroke victims still aren't getting treated soon enough, a new study suggests.

    Treating strokes quickly is critical, because the more time that elapses, the less effective stroke treatment may be, the researchers explained.

    A number of fac...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Advanced Practice Nursing:

    FRIDAY, July 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Stroke victims still aren't getting treated soon enough, a new study suggests.

    Treating strokes quickly is critical, because the more time that elapses, the less effective stroke treatment may be, the researchers explained.

    A number of fac...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Advanced Practice Nursing:

    FRIDAY, July 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Stroke victims still aren't getting treated soon enough, a new study suggests.

    Treating strokes quickly is critical, because the more time that elapses, the less effective stroke treatment may be, the researchers explained.

    A number of fac...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Advanced Practice Nursing:

    FRIDAY, July 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Stroke victims still aren't getting treated soon enough, a new study suggests.

    Treating strokes quickly is critical, because the more time that elapses, the less effective stroke treatment may be, the researchers explained.

    A number of fac...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Advanced Practice Nursing:

    FRIDAY, July 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Stroke victims still aren't getting treated soon enough, a new study suggests.

    Treating strokes quickly is critical, because the more time that elapses, the less effective stroke treatment may be, the researchers explained.

    A number of fac...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Advanced Practice Nursing:

    FRIDAY, July 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Stroke victims still aren't getting treated soon enough, a new study suggests.

    Treating strokes quickly is critical, because the more time that elapses, the less effective stroke treatment may be, the researchers explained.

    A number of fac...Full Article